HOME > Chowhound > Cookware >

Is it okay to clean my Wusthof steel?

venividibitchy Feb 16, 2010 10:57 PM

I just got my first steel in the mail. Being a neurotically clean person in the kitchen, I'm wondering if it's even advisable to clean it? If so, anything to avoid?

Many thanks-

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
  1. Chemicalkinetics RE: venividibitchy Feb 16, 2010 11:05 PM

    This probably should go to the cookware section.

    Aside from the fact that I am not a big fan of a typical grooved steel, which I assume this is, there is nothing against washing and cleaning it. There is nothing I can think of that you can do to damage it. Obviously, you don't want to clean it with a steel wool or dip it in acids or bake it in an oven....

    Show Hidden Posts