posted on May, 4 2013 @ 09:27 PM
Today, I decided to try season the pan to see how that would work out.
I put in a small coating of vegetable oil into the pan and turned on the heat. I got bored after a few minutes and went in to see what was on TV for
about 5 minutes and when I came back, it was smoking profusely. I took it off the stove and ran water over it to cool it down and get rid of the
excess oil. About then, the smoke alarm went off and the wife started griping and asking what the Hell was I doing in there. It took a few minutes to
cool down the pan and it left a big, ugly, brown stain in the middle of the pan. It took even longer to get all the smoke out of the kitchen. Needless
to say, this seasoning process is a pain in the butt.
After everything settled down, I decided to make some scrambled eggs in it. To my surprise, they slipped and slided around on the pan just like it was
brand new. Apparently there really is something to that whole seasoning thing. The pan looks butt ugly now but, it seems to be fixed.
It would have been nice if the pan came with this information and I didn't have to look it up on the web. I was this close to tossing the damn
I just wanna say thank you to everyone who posted in this thread. I never knew there was so much to know about frying pans. You folks are all great
and I'm sure my cooking will be improved from all of your input.