I kept researching the best ways to season a steel pan. I found a blog with scientific proof that flax seed oil is the best possible oil (because it has the most omega3) to use even though it has the lowest smoke temperature.
And that grape seed oil has the one of the least amounts of omega3 fatty acids.
Then I found this video, I do not understand what is happening to the steel. Is it loosing its temper or what? I know that steel will turn blue when hardened with water or oil, then one has to anneal it for tool use or it will break. Could he be just burning out all the impurities left from what ever they put on it at the factory?
Would this work for cast iron? Seems like it may damage it.
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