Originally Posted by Fire Me Boy!
For seasoning, I still haven't done this, but according to Cook's Illustrated, this is the ultimate way to season a cast iron pan. It'll take some time, but you'll be rewarded.
From a recent edition of Cooks Illustrated (please pardon any typos - I had to re-type it from the magazine)
*To strip a cast iron pan of seasoning, spray it with oven cleaner, wait 30 minutes, wash with soapy water, and thoroughly wipe with paper towels. :
I am highly skeptical of the bolded section. I don't like the idea of cleaning a skillet with Easy Off.