This is what my spouse tells me about cleaning his cast iron. Still makes me a bit nervous to do it. He usually just scrapes, rinses, wipes, smokes, and adds some oil. I keep forgetting to mention the linseed/high smoke point oil to him. He usually does olive oil.
I am stealing that for the next time our purveyor of liquid elegance soaks someone’s arm.
Gratuitous pic of cat who emits liquid elegance and possesses a uniquely perfumed rear.