Today, we’re launching a brand-new series of super short videos called “10 Second How-Tos.” The series, which is pretty much what its name entails, aims to equip all you readers with simple, effective tips for daily life. From the proper way to cut flowers to how to create a simple household cleaner, we’ve got you covered!
It’s fitting that our first installment shows how to clean cast iron skillets, because as of recently, this task has become the bane of my existence. Although cast iron cookware cooks beautifully and is a non-toxic alternative to nonstick pans, they can’t be washed with traditional soap-and-water methods. After way too much head-scratching over the proper method of getting these guys clean, the lovely Sacha Dunn (co-founder of the eco-friendly cleaner company Common Good) was kind enough to help me out. Here are her simple, straightforward directions! All you need is some salt, olive oil, and water!