To season a new carbon-steel or cast-iron pan:
1. Scrub pan with steel-wool and dish washing liquid inside and out, and rinse very well.
2. Place scrubbed and rinsed pan over medium heat until it dries out and becomes hot all over to begin developing its patina. This natural surface helps the pan to resist rust and discourages food from sticking. Add 3 Tbsps. of vegeta