Originally Posted by jennyema
If your pan is already well-seasoned it's perfectly fine to use dish soap and hot water. Make sure you dry it completely.
I never ever just wipe it. There's too much gunk in it.
I use hot water and a scrungie or hot water, soap and a scrungie.
I too scrub my cast iron skillets, but never with soap, just hot water and a SCRUBBLE
stainless steel scrubber. Then I dry it thoroughly with paper towels, apply a light coat of bacon juice to the interior surfaces, and put it on a hot burner with the vent fan on until it quits smoking.