Perfect Sear Marks Guaranteed
The Bon-fire Cast iron range includes products for fire kitchens and grills. In addition to being especially designed for the Bon-fire Kitchen, the cast iron cookware are perfect for use on gas- and charcoal grills. Try using your Bon-fire Pizza pan on your gasgrill and you’ll get the crispiest pizza crust thanks to the extra high heat, the cast iron emits. With cast iron you are guaranteed perfect sear marks every time you want a grilled steak, fish etc.
Hot, Versatile, Long Life Span
There are many benefits to cast iron products; For starters, with cast iron products you achieve an even heat distribution as well as a continous long lasting heat. Plus, once your cast iron skillet, pizza pan, grill grates etc. have a nice sheen to them, they are basically nonstick. That means you can cook with less oil, which means it’s a health bonus.
Another one of the benefits of cast iron cookware is that they are chemical-free. So they are a great alternative to nonstick pans etc. Cast iron cookware has a long life span as well. Many people still use cast iron cookware inherited from their parents or grandparents. One of the most popular benefits of cast iron is that the products are easy to clean. They don’t require soap and food lifts off the pan easily.
To benefit the most from your cast iron product – use it! It gets better the more you use it. But remember to season the products frequently (For a new product: the first 5-10 times after each use), and otherwise follow our instructions when cleaning.
It is also important to note, that cast iron products should under no circumstance be washed in the dishwasher. The material will dry out and the great qualities of the cast iron product will quickly degrade.
How To Season Cast Iron
Be sure to take the time to maintain your cast iron products and keep it in good condition. Cast iron, when seasoned properly, will last for many lifetimes.
A seasoned cast iron skillet for example is smooth, shiny, and nonstick. You’ll know it’s time to re-season if food sticks to the surface or if the skillet appears dull or rusted.
What You Need:
- Sponge or stiff brush
- Warm water
- Clean, dry cloths or paper towels
- Vegetable oil (or other oil of your choice
- Wash the cast iron product: Wash the cast iron product with warm, soapy water and a sponge or stiff brush. Cast iron should not normally be washed with soap, but it’s okay here since the pan is about to be seasoned.
- Rinse and dry: Rinse and thoroughly dry the skillet with a clean, dry cloth or paper towels.
- Add oil: Pour a little vegetable oil on to the cast iron. A tablespoon or two is plenty. Vegetable oil are the most commonly recommended oils used for seasoning.
- Rub: Use a clean cloth or paper towel to rub the coat around the entire surface of the product.
- Flip the cast iron product over: Don’t forget the outside — and bottom — of the product. You want a thin coat of oil around the entire piece.
For full instruction on how to maintain and keep your Bon-fire Cast Iron in good condition, have a look here: