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do you need to season a wooden rolling pin?

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like a wooden cutting board?

or is a wipe-down with a damp cloth enough?

do you wash it with soap ever?

i just got my first french one (after using a PVC pipe for a year)!

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  1. You can treat it the same way as a cutting board, IMO. It's not 100% necessary, but it'll help keep it nicer longer.

    1. I have never seasoned a wooden rolling pin. Do not wash it, just wipe it off.

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        1. re: pikawicca

          I have several pins. The one I use most is a Banton ball bearing loaded pin. It is highly polished so no oiling or seasoning it and washing would ruin it. It is heavy so it takes little pressure on my part to roll out anything.

      1. Thanks for the replies! I christened my french pin today by baking green tea sugar cookies. And wow, what a difference from the PVC pipe! The heft made rolling out the cookies much easier.

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        1. re: ctl98

          ok. you cannot post about GREEN TEA SUGAR COOKIES and then not supply the recipe! Please post in home cooking or here!!

          1. re: IndyGirl

            LOL! I'll post the recipe when I get home in the home cookies board :-)