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 will also protect it from rust/corrosion.
My griddle top is rusting
Rust can form on your griddle surface if the steel is able to interact with oxygen and water. This is also known as oxidation. The oxidation process can happen if there is a break or fault in your griddle seasoning or if water is able to sit on your ...
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 ...
What oil is best to use?
Blackstone's Recommendation After years of testing and cooking on griddles we created our own mixture. The Blackstone Seasoning and Cast Iron Conditioner is the best and easiest way to get consistent results. This unique blend of oils combines the ...
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 ...