Can Bacon Ruin Your Unseasoned Carbon-Steel Pan?

Chowhounds swear by cooking bacon as a way to season, and maintain the seasoning on, cast-iron pans. But your new, unseasoned carbon-steel pan may be the worst choice for cooking bacon. Find out why (some) bacon can interfere with seasoning efforts—and leave a gunky mess for you to clean up.

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