Originally Posted by sedated
Has anyone tried the Alton brown method of cleaning cast iron?
Once you are done cooking, either use the fat from whatever you were cooking, or pour in some oil, then pour on about a tablespoon or two of (kosher) salt, use tongs and a wad of paper towels to thoroughly wipe the inside of the cast iron, then wipe out all the salt and oil with a clean paper towel.
Seems easier than the ususal method of wiping, oiling, wiping, baking, wiping.
I don't use any fat or anything, I just pour salt in and wipe away. My pans look GREAT