How to

This section includes a bunch of “How to’s” along with some of my carbon-steel-pan “recipes”.  A few of my recipes have “flopped” so you will never see those!

How to Use Carbon Steel Pans When Camping

How to Use Carbon Steel Pans When Camping

If you use Vollrath or Matfer Bourgeat pans, you will find that the inside of those pans is smooth where the welds attach the handle. This is a big deal when cleaning up because when I camp I don’t want to spend hours trying to get my cookware clean. Cleaning is easy when handles are welded rather than riveted.

How to Restore Your Carbon Steel Pan Seasoning!

How to Restore Your Carbon Steel Pan Seasoning!

Is your Carbon Steel Pan in need of re-seasoning? This will show you how to restore your carbon steel pan's seasoning like new.

How to Make a Classic French Omelet

How to Make a Classic French Omelet

Classic French Omelets can be one of the most challenges egg recipes to make especially in a carbon steel pan. If you follow these instructions, take your time and be patient you will soon discover that making a classic French omelet will be most rewarding.

How to Season a Wok: The Ultimate Guide

How to Season a Wok: The Ultimate Guide

Any chef has their own favorite method for seasoning their woks. We explore four of the most popular, namely stove-top seasoning, salt seasoning, oven seasoning, and wok burner seasoning.

What Are These Carbon Steel Splotches?

What Are These Carbon Steel Splotches?

If food is sticking to your carbon steel pan or skillet, you are not alone. Read to see how you can correct this food-sticking problem forever! It's easy!

Why are Eggs Sticking to My Carbon Steel Pan?

Why are Eggs Sticking to My Carbon Steel Pan?

Eggs can stick to your carbon steel pan for several reasons. The pan could be too cold, too hot, not enough butter or oil, cold eggs, incomplete seasoning, and a variety of other reasons. Take a few minutes to reveal what I have discovered about eggs sticking to the bottom of carbon steel pans.

A Carbon Steel Pan Seasoning Method that Actually Works

A Carbon Steel Pan Seasoning Method that Actually Works

Seasoning by the two methods described in this article will be easy and will produce positive predictable results. You will see, in this article, that this method of seasoning just plain works!