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help me troubleshoot my cast iron experience

aekap | Jan 19, 2009 03:07 PM

After reading here (and on the cooks illustrated site) about how great cast iron is, and how much like nonstick it can be, I decided to take the plunge and buy a lodge cast iron skillet. I brought it home, oiled it up, preheated it, added some more oil, and tried to make pancakes. It was not successful to say the least- I've never seen anything stick like this. A huge mess.

Where did I go wrong? Does the pan just need to be seasoned some more before I can use it for something like pancakes, or is there some technique I am missing? Thanks!

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