Carbon Steel Cookware
High Quality Carbon Steel cookware by Dynamic Cookware
What is carbon steel ?
Carbon steel is a type of steel that contains carbon as the main alloying element. These steels usually have a carbon content of less than 0.25 wt.%. They cannot be hardened by heat treatment (to form martensite) so this is usually achieved by cold work.
What is carbon steel cookware?
Carbon steel cookware is made from a mixture of carbon and iron. It is a popular material for cookware being durable and lightweight.
Carbon steel is one of the most popular materials used in cookware today. It has several advantages that make it a great choice for a variety of applications, including being safe for use with food. However, there are a few things to keep in mind when using carbon steel cookware.
Why cooking in carbon steel cookware is safe?
Cooking in carbon steel cookware is safe because the material is non-reactive, meaning it will not leach chemicals into your food. Additionally, as carbon steel is a very durable material that can withstand high temperatures, it is ideal for cooking.
What are the advantages of carbon steel cookware?
There are many advantages to carbon steel cookware, including its durability, its even heat distribution, and its affordability. Additionally, carbon steel cookware is often non-stick and easy to clean.
Things to keep in mind when using carbon steel cookware
- Season your cookware before use.
- Use a gentle detergent when cleaning.
- Be sure to dry your cookware thoroughly to prevent rusting.
- Avoid using metal utensils on your carbon steel cookware.
- Store your cookware in a dry place.
How to season carbon steel cookware ?
There are a few different ways to season carbon steel cookware.
One way is to heat the pan on the stovetop until it is smoking hot, then add a small amount of oil to the pan and swirl it around. Next, use a paper towel to wipe away any excess oil. Finally, allow the pan to cool completely before using it.
Another way to season carbon steel cookware is to bake it in the oven. First, preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Next, add a small amount of oil to the pan and spread it around with a paper towel. Then, place the pan in the oven and bake it for 30 minutes. Finally, allow the pan to cool completely before using it.
Finally, you can season carbon steel cookware by using a method known as polymerization. First, heat the pan on the stovetop until it is smoking hot. Next, add a small amount of oil to the pan and spread it around with a paper towel. Then, turn off the heat and allow the pan to cool completely. Finally, place the pan in the freezer for 24 hours.