It seems that both of these pans require preheating before frying something in them, I'm a beginner in the kitchen and I have both a stainless steel and a Cast Iron pan in the kitchen and I'd like to know how to properly fry eggs in them so that they won't stick or burn.
1) Stainless steel:
It requires preheating on a medium flame, and then you add the oil, wait for it to shimmer and then go the eggs.
I've tried this but it did stick a little (not too much) and the eggs got a little golden on the bottom VERY QUICKLY.
I assume that this is because I preheated the pan on medium. Is this how it's supposed to come out?
2) Cast Iron
I haven't tried on this one yet because I'm not sure how to start.
How long do I preheat it for? When do I add the oil?