All the corners of my griddle aren’t black, did I do it wrong?
No, this is fairly standard. The corners and edges do not have the same access to the direct heat of the burners, making it harder for the seasoning to darken like the rest of the griddle top. After using your griddle for multiple cooks, it will even out.
How do I season my griddle?
To start off, get a bowl of warm, soapy water and a dish towel to wipe down your griddle top and remove any dust or debris. Then, rinse your griddle top clean. Once clean, heat your griddle on high heat until your griddle top changes color. At ...
Why do I need to season my griddle?
Just like a cast iron skillet, with some care and maintenance your griddle top will last you a very long time. The first major step is seasoning. A proper seasoning will not only provide your griddle top with a natural stick resistant surface, but it ...
What is seasoning?
Seasoning is the process of burning off the organic compounds in cooking oils that, once finished, leaves a hard protective layer bonded to the steel surface. This protective layer will not only help prevent corrosion but will also provide a natural ...
I finished seasoning my griddle and now there is a brownish substance on it that I can scrape off?
This is one of two things. Either too much oil was used when seasoning the griddle or you turned off the heat too soon and did not allow the oil to fully burn off. Luckily, there is an easy fix. Just turn your griddle on high and let it heat for ...
My griddle top is peeling
Sometimes the seasoning on your griddle top can peel a little. This is usually caused by the seasoning drying up and peeling off, or by using too much water when cleaning your griddle. To be able to fix this, you simply need to scrape off the old ...