Can you deglaze in a cast iron pan?
- Christina D Dec 22, 2005 08:52 AM
This question occurred to me last night as I was cooking some onions. I was wondering if I could use some white wine and deglaze the bottom as I normally would when carmelizing onions, or...would I get more than I bargained for? Would I end up lifting the seasoning out of the pan and onto my onions?
I asked my husband his opinion and was met with a blank stare. No problem, I said...I'll ask the 'hounds.
re: Hungry Celeste
I do it all the time. You do need to clean it within a couple of hours. But you don't have to baby these things. Just don't leave it overnight with acidic or gooey sauces in it.
I say this thinking you're using a seasoned pan. If it's pretty new you do need to be more careful with it until it is seasoned.
Good luck and Merry Christmas, Robert