Salt Scrub - to clean cast iron. Here's the best way to clean cast iron: Scrub it with coarse salt and a soft sponge. The salt, a natural abrasive, absorbs oil and lifts away bits of food while preserving the pan's seasoning. Rinse away salt and wipe dry.
remove pit stains using dawn, hydrogen peroxide and baking soda. The mixture I scrubbed on with the brush above was 1 tsp. Dawn dishwashing detergent, tablespoons of hydrogen peroxide, and a couple tablespoons of baking soda.
55 Must-Read Cleaning Tips Tricks. Step by step instructions to clean and re-season cast iron. This could be an old wives tale but my grandmother said cast iron skillets transfer iron to your food! Perk for those who have low iron.