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Default Removing non-stick coating to salvage a pan?

Bob F wrote:
>>
>> How are you "cleaning" it? Wiping it out with a paper towel should be
>> sufficient. Do not ever subject an iron utensil (or maybe your
>> skillet) to water.

>
> Water is not the problem, as long as you dry it after rinsing. I set
> it on the still hot burner after rinsing. I never use soap on my cast
> iron. I put a little hot water in it, scrub with a brush, rinse and
> dry it on the burner. Then I rub it with a little oil or butter
> before the next use. Soap will quickly remove the seasoning.


Okay, I'll play. WHY are you washing the thing in the first place?