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do you need to season a wooden rolling pin?

ctl98 Jan 11, 2007 08:31 PM

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. HaagenDazs RE: ctl98 Jan 11, 2007 08:33 PM

    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.

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      Seattle Rose RE: ctl98 Jan 11, 2007 09:27 PM

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

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        pikawicca RE: Seattle Rose Jan 11, 2007 11:54 PM


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          Candy RE: pikawicca Jan 12, 2007 03:52 PM

          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.

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        ctl98 RE: ctl98 Jan 11, 2007 11:58 PM

        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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          IndyGirl RE: ctl98 Jan 12, 2007 03:56 PM

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

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            ctl98 RE: IndyGirl Jan 12, 2007 06:10 PM

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

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