Tramontina cookware: great performance for a fair price

BEST TRAMONTINA STAINLESS STEEL PAN
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Tramontina Stainless Steel 3-ply
  • Tri-Ply clad construction (18/10 stainless steel, aluminum core, magnetic stainless steel) for quick and even heat distribution, without hotspots
  • Ergonomic precision cast mirror-polished stainless-steel riveted handle construction offers a comfortable, secure grip
  • Compatible with all cooktops – including induction

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BEST TRAMONTINA NONSTICK PAN
Professional Aluminum Nonstick Fry Pan
This pan is definitely a favorite amongst customers:
  1. It is a little more expensive than the other pans we have chosen, but it performs well.
  2. The pan can be used on most hobs including electric, ceramic glass, gas and is oven safe up to 400F.
  3. It is also dishwasher safe and comes with a lifetime warranty.
  4. Most customers are very happy with the pan and enjoy that it is easy to cook with and clean.
  5. It's a great deal for the price. Made in the USA

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Tramontina is a Brazilian based cookware company founded in southern Brazil in 1911 by Valentin Tramontina and his wife, Elisa De Cecco. The brand has become well-known for its cookware and knives.

We have reviewed a full range of Tramontina individual pans, pots and full sets. Some of Tramontina’s most popular pans are the Professional Aluminum Non-Stick, Gourmet Stainless Steel and Ceramica.

Tramontina Cokware Reviews: from best to worst

1. Tramontina Professional Aluminum Fry Pan

Tramontina Professional Fry Pans (12-inch)
  • NSF-Certified commercial-grade 3004 heavy-gauge aluminum
  • High-performance reinforced PFOA-free nonstick, dishwasher-safe
  • Works with gas, electric and ceramic glass, oven-safe (400 F / 204 C)
  • Tramontina Item # 80114/536DS - UPC 16017041325
  • MADE IN USA with imported components, Lifetime Warranty

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This pan is available in 8, 10, 12 and 14-inch.

Things to love:

  1. Design: This pan is designed to withstand the constant use of a professional kitchen, while also fitting in easily in a non-commercial kitchen. The pan is constructed using NSF-Certified commercial-grade heavy-gauge aluminum. 
  2. Comfort: Its handle is made using cast stainless steel and comes with a removable silicone grip, which is easy to remove for oven use. 
  3. PFOA-free coating: The pan is coated with a reinforced PFOA-free nonstick coating for easy cooking and cleaning. 

What’s not to like?

  1. Warping: Several customers found that the pan warped in a short space of time, despite careful use. 
  2. Sensitive Coating: Others found that the nonstick layer developed hairline scratches even with the use of wooden and plastic cooking utensils. 

Final Remarks:

This pan is definitely a favorite amongst customers. It is a little more expensive than the other pans we have chosen, but it performs well. The pan can be used on most hobs including electric, ceramic glass, gas and is oven safe up to 400F. It is also dishwasher safe and comes with a lifetime warranty. Most customers are very happy with the pan and enjoy that it is easy to cook with and clean. They consider it a good deal for the price they paid. 

Our score:  4.6 out of 5

2. Tramontina Gourmet Stainless Steel Tri-Ply 12-Piece Cookware Set

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Tramontina 80116/249DS Gourmet Stainless Steel Induction-Ready Tri-Ply Clad 12-Piece Cookware Set, NSF-Certified, Made in Brazil
  • Set includes: 8” & 10” Fry Pans; 5 Qt Covered Deep Sauté Pan; 1.5 Qt, 2 Qt & 3 Qt Covered Sauce Pans; and 8 Qt Covered Stock Pot
  • Premium Tri-Ply clad construction (18/10 stainless steel, aluminum core, magnetic stainless steel)
  • Precision cast riveted handle and mirror-polished stainless-steel lid
  • Compatible with all cooktops, including induction; Oven safe up to 500°F
  • Made in Brazil, assembled and packaged in USA; Lifetime Warranty

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This cookware set is part of Tramontina’s Gourmet Collection This 12-piece cookware set includes a 1.5, 2.5 and 3-quart saucepans, 5-quart deep sauté pan, an 8-quart stockpot, all with lids, and an 8 and 10-inch frying pan. 

Things to love:

  • Design: These pots and pans are made using a tri-ply construction of 18/10 stainless steel, aluminum core, and magnetic stainless steel.
  • Handling: The handles are made out of cast stainless steel and are firmly riveted to the sides. 
  • Attractive: The satin-finished interiors and mirror-polished exteriors add a look of style and class to the cookware set, and are easy to clean.

What’s not to like?

  • Sticking: A few customers have noted that their food stuck to the pots and pans when cooking, but it is important to make sure that the pan is hot before adding your ingredients. 

Final Remarks:

The majority of customers are very happy with their purchase and really enjoy cooking with their cookware set. This cookware set is designed with the choicest materials and elegant designs and is NSF certified. The lids are designed using mirror-polished stainless steel. The pots and pans can be used on most hobs including induction and can be used in the oven with temperatures up to 500F.

Our score: 4.5 out of 5

3. Gourmet Stainless Steel Tri-Ply Fry Pan

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Tramontina 80116/007DS Gourmet Stainless Steel Induction-Ready Tri-Ply Clad Fry Pan, 12 Inch, Made in Brazil
  • Tri-Ply clad construction (18/10 stainless steel, aluminum core, magnetic stainless steel) for quick and even heat distribution, without hotspots
  • Ergonomic precision cast mirror-polished stainless-steel riveted handle construction offers a comfortable, secure grip
  • Compatible with all cooktops – including induction
  • Dishwasher-safe; Oven-safe up to 500°F
  • Made in Brazil, assembled and packaged in USA; Lifetime Warranty

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This stainless steel frying pan is part of Tramontina’s Gourmet Collection. It is available as an 8, 10 or 12-inch sized pan.

Things to love:

  • Durability: This pan is designed to withstand repeated use in professional kitchens and is ideal for cooks who want the best performance and quality. 
  • Design: The pan has a tri-ply design that ensures quick and even heat from all sides, not just the bottom. 
  • Comfort: Its handle is made out of cast stainless steel handle, which provides complete control when cooking and is riveted to the pan for added support. 

What’s not to like?

  • Sticking: Some customers found that everything stuck to the pan when cooking. It is important to make sure that your pan is hot when you beginning cooking, otherwise, your ingredient will stick. 
  • Staining: A few customers noted that the cooking surface stains when used. This is normal when cooking with stainless steel and does not reflect any damage to the pan. It can be cleaned using white vinegar or Bar Keepers Friend. 

Final Remarks:

This pan is constructed using the best designs and materials to deliver the best quality and value for both professional and amateur cooks. It is compatible with all hobs including induction and can be used in the oven with temperatures up to 500F. The pan is also dishwasher safe and comes with a lifetime warranty. 

The majority of the people who bought this pan are very happy with their purchase and very pleased with the performance it provides and the price they paid.  

Our score: 4 out of 5.

4. Tramontina Pro-Line Aluminium Fry Pan, 8 and 10-Inch

Tramontina 80114/574DS Pro-Line Aluminum Nonstick Restaurant Fry Pan Set, 8" and 10", NSF-Certified, Made in USA
  • NSF-Certified commercial-grade 3004 heavy-gauge aluminum
  • High-performance reinforced PFOA-free nonstick, dishwasher-safe
  • Riveted handle with removable, soft-grip silicone sleeve
  • Works with gas, electric and ceramic glass, oven-safe (400 F / 204 C)
  • MADE IN USA with imported components

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These pans are perfect for sautéing, searing, frying, scrambling and searing.

Things to love:

  • Durability: These frying pans are designed to withstand heavy, constant use in a commercial kitchen, while still being easy to use for home chefs as well. 
  • Construction: The frying pans are made using NSF certified heavy-gauge commercial-grade aluminium for even and speedy heat retention and distribution. 
  • PFOA-free Nonstick: The pans are coated with a high performing reinforced nonstick coating.
  • Handling: The handles are constructed using stainless steel and come with a removable silicone soft grip for extra flexibility and versatility when cooking. 

What’s not to like?

  • Exterior: One customer noted that finish started to come off one of the pans after just a few uses.

Final Remarks:

The pans can be used on electric, ceramic glass and gas hobs. They are also oven safe up to 400F and can be cleaned in the dishwasher. The vast majority of people who purchased these two pans are very pleased with them. They really enjoy cooking with them and would buy them again. 

Our score: 4 out of 5

5. Tramontina Enameled Cast Iron Covered Dutch Oven, 5.5-quart

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Tramontina 80131/075DS Enameled Cast Iron Covered Round Dutch Oven, 5.5-Quart, Gradated Cobalt
  • Easy-to-clean, PFOA- and PTFE-free porcelain enamel cooking surface
  • Self-basting condensation ridges on lid uniformly collect and direct vapors onto food, producing moist and savory dishes
  • Compatible with gas, electric, ceramic glass and induction cooktops
  • Oven-safe up to 450°F (232°F); Hand-wash only
  • Lifetime Warranty

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This 5.5-quart round Dutch oven is part of Tramontina’s Gourmet Collection. Their Gourmet Collection is known for its elegant designs and excellent materials and workmanship.

Things to love:

  • Even heating: The Dutch oven is well known by cooks for its even cooking and heat retention. It is perfect for tenderizing meats, vegetables, poultry – thanks to the slow heat that it delivers when cooking. 
  • Coating: The inside of the Dutch oven is coated with an off-white, PTFE and PFOA free porcelain enamel. This porcelain enamel layer is easy to clean and smooth. 
  • Design: This Dutch oven has self-basting condensation ridges on the lid help to collect and direct vapors onto your food so that your food flavorful and moist. 
  • Handling: It has sturdy side handles that ensure safe lifting and transferring of the Dutch oven from stove to oven to table.

What’s not to like?

  • Heavy: Several customers noted that the Dutch oven was a bit too heavy for their liking. It is important to note before buying this Dutch oven that it is made out of cast iron, which can be quite hefty to move around.

Final Remarks:

Tramontina’s Dutch oven is available in gradated cobalt, gradated red, dark blue, majolica red, matte white and medium blue. It also comes in an oval or round shape and is available in a variety of sizes. 

The majority of the people who purchased this Dutch oven are very happy with it. They really enjoy cooking soups, stews, and roasts in it and have also given them as gifts to friends and family. This Dutch oven can be used on gas, ceramic glass, induction and electric hobs. It is oven safe up to 450F and must be hand washed only. It is covered by a lifetime warranty.

Our score: 4 out of 5

6. Tramontina Porcelain Enamel Heavy-Gauge Aluminum Nonstick 9-Piece Cookware Set

Tramontina 80151/565DS Porcelain Enamel Heavy-Gauge Aluminum Nonstick Cookware Set, 9-Piece, Made in USA, Red Rhubarb
  • Heavy-Gauge Aluminum Provides Uniform Heat Distribution
  • Durable Porcelain Enamel Exterior is Resistant to Chips and Scratches
  • Soft-Grip - Silicone Handles are Ergonomically Designed for Comfort and Safety
  • Compatible with gas, electric, ceramic glass cooktops
  • Made in USA with imported accessories

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This 9-piece cookware set includes pots and pans necessary for everyday cooking, ensuring that you have everything that you need when cooking. 

Things to love:

  • Construction: The pots and pans are made using heavy-gauge aluminum, which provides excellent heat distribution and retention.
  • Nonstick: Its long-lasting porcelain enamel exterior is chip and scratch-resistant.
  • Handling: The stay-cool soft-touch handles are designed for both comfort and safety when cooking. 

What’s not to like?

  • Durability: A customer noted that washing the dishes by hand prolonged the lifespan of the vibrant colors of the pots.

Final Remarks:

The glass lids are shatter and heat-resistant and ensure easy monitoring when cooking. The cookware set is available in cobalt blue, medium gray and rhubarb red. The cookware set can be used on electric, gas and ceramic glass hobs. The pots and pans are also oven safe up to 350F and can be cleaned by hand or in the dishwasher. The majority of customers are very happy with their purchase and highly recommend this cookware set.

Our score: 3.5 out of 5

7. Gourmet Induction Aluminum Non-Stick Cookware Set

Tramontina Gourmet Induction Aluminum Nonstick Made in Italy, Slate Gray 9-Piece Cookware Set
  • Set includes: 10" fry pan, 4.5 quart covered deep sauté pan, 1.5 quart & 3 quart covered sauce pans, and 5 quart covered Dutch oven
  • Cold-forged, heavy-gauge, impact-bonded induction aluminum construction
  • Pfoa-free reinforced nonstick interior for easy release and clean up
  • Ergonomically designed precision cast stainless steel handles
  • Heat- and shatter-resistant glass lids allow you to monitor cooking progress

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This cookware set is also part of Tramontina’ s Gourmet Collection. It consists of a 1.5 and 3-quart saucepans, a 4.5-quart deep sauté pan, a 5-quart Dutch oven, all with lids, and a 10-inch frying pan.

Things to love:

  • Design: The pots and pans in this set are constructed using cold-forged heavy-gauge aluminum alloy. This design is very durable and provides quick heat distribution when cooking.
  • Coating: The pots and pans are coated with Teflon Platinum PFOA-free, reinforced nonstick coating for easy cooking and cleaning.
  • Handling: The handles are made out of cast stainless steel and are designed to provide a comfortable and controlled grip when cooking. 
  • Functional: The lids are designed using heat- and shatter-resistant glass, which allows you to watch your food while it cooks. 

What’s not to like?

  • Not 100% induction ready: Several customers have noted that the pots and pans don’t work fully or at all on their induction ranges. 

Final Remarks:

The pots and pans have a striking slate gray exterior which will look very smart in any kitchen. The cookware can be used on all hobs and is induction ready, thanks to its specially constructed high base magnetic bottoms. The pots and pans are oven safe up to 350F and can be cleaned using a dishwasher. The majority of customers are very happy with their purchases and use them regularly. They enjoy the nonstick cooking that they provide and the ability to cook for big amounts of people thanks to the size of the cookware. 

Our score: 3.5 out of 5

8. Tramontina Enameled Cast Iron Covered Skillet, 12-inch

Tramontina 80131/058DS Enameled Cast Iron Covered Skillet, 12-Inch, Gradated Red
  • Vibrant, gradated finish for an elegant and seamless stovetop to tabletop serving presentation
  • Equipped with helper handle & 2 pouring lips
  • Compatible with gas, electric, ceramic glass and induction cooktops
  • Oven safe up to 450°F (232°F); Hand-wash only
  • Lifetime Warranty

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This 12-inch skillet is part of Tramontina’s Gourmet Collection of premium products made with the best material and elegant designs. 

Things to love:

  • Even heating: The Enameled Cast Iron line is well known for its brilliant heat retention and even cooking. 
  • Design: The self-basting condensation ridges on the lid help to collect and direct vapors onto your food, ensuring moist and flavorful meals.
  • Handling: The skillet is equipped with 2 pouring lips and a helper handle for added stability when transporting the skillet from stove to oven to table.

What’s not to like?

  • Durability: Several customers noted that the enamel on their skillets chipped.

Final Remarks:

The majority of customers are very pleased with their purchase and enjoy cooking with their cast iron skillet. It is designed to last and can be passed down like a family heirloom, generation to generation. The inside cooking surface is coated in black enamel. There are also a variety of colors to choose from including gradated cobalt, gradated red, dark blue, majolica red, matte white and medium blue. This covered skillet is also available as a 10-inch. The skillet can be used on electric, gas, induction and ceramic glass hobs. It is covered by a lifetime warranty. 

Our score: 3 out of 5

9. Ceramica Fry Pan

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Tramontina 80110/044DS Style Ceramica 01 Fry Pan, 12-Inch, Metallic Copper
  • Cream-colored ceramic cooking surface is PFOA, PTFE, lead and cadmium-free
  • Ergonomically designed, stay-cool, & soft-grip cast stainless steel handle with a convenient hang-hole to store on pot racks
  • Compatible with gas, electric and ceramic glass cook tops
  • Dishwasher-safe; Oven-safe up to up to 350°F/ 176°C
  • Made in Italy, assembled and packaged in the USA; Lifetime Warranty

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The pan is available in different colors like metallic copper, Mediterranean blue, metallic sand, and red rhubarb. It can be bought in a variety of sizes including 8, 10 and 12-inch.

Things to love:

  • Construction: Tramontina’s Ceramica cookware is also made using heavy-gauge aluminum. 
  • Handling: The pan’s handle is designed with a stay cool, soft-grip handle, which also has a hang hole for easy storage.
  • Porcelain coating: The pan features a tough porcelain enamel outer layer and a smooth cream-colored inner cooking surface. The surface is PFOA, PTFE, cadmium and lead-free. 

What’s not to like?

  • Durability: A few customers were disappointed in the durability of the ceramic cooking surface. They noted that ingredients started to stick on the pan after about a year of use and that the ceramic surface started to chip even though they used non-metal cooking utensils.

Final Remarks:

The majority of customers are very happy with their pans. They really like how well the pan works on both the stove and in the oven, as well as how easy it is to clean. The pan is dishwasher safe and oven safe up to 350F. It can be used on most hobs including ceramic glass, gas and electric and comes with a lifetime warranty. 

Our score: 3 out of 5.

10. Primaware Stainless Steel Tri-Ply Base 7-Piece Cookware Set

Tramontina Primaware Stainless Steel Induction-Ready Tri-Ply Base 7-Piece Cookware Set
  • Set includes 9.2" Deep nonstick sauté pan, 1-qt covered sauce pan, 2.65-Qt covered sauce pan & 4.2-Qt covered Dutch oven (lid fits deep sauté pan)
  • Bonded Tri-Ply base stainless steel construction for quick and even heat distribution
  • Mirror-polished exterior
  • Sauce pots and Dutch oven feature a fine-satin interior finish
  • Saute pan features a reinforced nonstick interior

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This stainless steel 7-piece cookware set consists of a 1 and 2.65-quart saucepan, a 4.2-quart Dutch oven, all with lids, and a 9.2-inch deep nonstick sauté pan. The lid from the Dutch oven also fits the deep sauté pan. The sauté pan is coated with a reinforced nonstick coating.

Things to love:

  • Base: The pots and pans all have a tri-ply base consisting of 18/8 stainless steel, an aluminum core, and a magnetic stainless steel outer layer, making it ideal for induction use. The tri-ply base ensures optimum heat retention and distribution.
  • Comfort: The handles are designed to be resistant to heat up to 200F and provide ultimate control when cooking. 
  • Functional: The glass lids are made using heat- and shatter-resistant glass and have stainless steel rims for extra strength.

What’s not to like?

  • Versatility: Because the handles are only heat resistant to 200F, this cookware is unsuitable for oven or broiler use.
  • Design: A few customers have noted that the pots and pans are thin and they burn things quite easily when cooking because of that.

Final Remarks:

The majority of customers were very pleased with their purchase. They are very happy with how well the pots and pans work and the great price they bought them for. Some have even bought them as gifts. The cookware has a beautiful mirror-polished exterior and the Dutch oven and saucepans have volume capacity markings on the interior. This cookware set can be used on most hobs including induction. These pots and pans are dishwasher safe. 

Our score: 2.5 out of 5

11. Tramontina Ceramica 8-Piece Cookware Set

Tramontina 80110/219DS Style Ceramica_01 8 Piece Cookware Set
  • Set includes: 8” & 10” Fry Pans; 1.5 Qt. & 3 Qt. Covered Sauce Pans; and 5 Qt. Covered Dutch Oven
  • PFOA, PTFE, lead and cadmium-free ceramic interior provides a healthy, quick release cooking surface that is easy to clean
  • Ergonomically designed stainless steel handle with silicone soft-grip is riveted for added strength and stability
  • Compatible with gas, electric and ceramic glass cooktops
  • Made in Italy, assembled and packaged in the USA, Lifetime warranty

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This cookware set is part of Tramontina’s Ceramica Collection. It consists of a 1.5 and 3-quart saucepans, a 5-quart Dutch oven, all with lids, and an 8 and 10-inch frying pan. 

Things to love:

  • Nonstick: The pots and pans have a ceramic nonstick interior that is PFOA, PTFE, cadmium and lead-free.
  • Handles: The handles are made out of stainless steel and have a silicone soft-grip for added comfort and control. 
  • Functional: The lids are both shatter- and heat-resistant and provide easy monitoring while cooking. 

What’s not to like?

  • Durability: Several customers noted that the ceramic coating on their cookware started chipping off after only a couple of months of use and with them using wooden or plastic cooking utensils. Others noted that the ceramic coating worked well for 6-12 months and then they had to start using some oil or butter to make sure that nothing stuck when cooking.

Final Remarks:

This cookware set is available in different colors like metallic copper, Mediterranean blue, metallic sand, and red rhubarb. The pots and pans can be used on gas, ceramic glass, and electric hobs. This cookware set also comes with a lifetime warranty. There is also a 10-piece available, which has the added addition of sauté pan. The majority of customers are happy with their purchase and are very happy with how easy it is to cook with and clean. 

Our score: 2.5 out of 5

12. Tramontina Pro-Line Stainless Steel Dutch Oven, 9-quart

Tramontina 80117/576DS Pro-Line Stainless Steel Covered Dutch Oven, 9-Quart, NSF-Certified
  • Tri-ply base construction provides quick and even heat distribution
  • Stainless steel Lid; Riveted cast stainless steel handles
  • Compatible with all cooktops - including induction
  • Oven-safe up to 500 F (260 C); Dishwasher-safe
  • NSF certified

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This stainless steel Dutch oven is perfect for cooking large amounts of vegetables, stews, soups, and seafood.

Things to love:

  • Design: This Dutch oven is made using impact-bonded 18/8 stainless steel and has a tri-ply base for even and speedy heat distribution. It has an elegant satin finish with mirror polished accents. 
  • Handles: The Dutch oven has sturdy stainless steel handles that ensure control and support when moving a heavy pot. 
  • Versatility: The pot can be used on all hobs including electric, gas, induction and ceramic glass. It is also oven safe up to 500F. 

What’s not to like?

  • Durability: Several customers commented that they found rust spots forming in their Dutch oven after just a few uses. Others noted that the pot leeches metal. 

Final Remarks:

The majority of customers are happy with their Dutch oven and enjoy cooking with it. The pot is NSF certified and dishwasher safe.

Our score: 2.5 out of 5

Frequently asked Tramontina Questions

Where is Tramontina cookware made?

Tramontina cookware is made in its factories around the world. They have factories in the United States, Brazil, and China.  

Is Tramontina cookware safe?

Tramontina cookware is safe to cook with. Tramontina has a wide range of cookware to choose from including stainless steel, ceramic and aluminum. Within the ranges available you are sure to find something that will suit your needs. 

Are Tramontina’s pans oven safe?

Yes, Tramontina pans are oven safe. The exact temperature each pan can withstand may vary. Be sure to use an oven mitt when handling the hot pan. 

How to season Tramontina nonstick pans?

Seasoning your Tramontina nonstick pan is not necessary, but it may prolong the life of the nonstick coating. If you are going to season your pan, it is best to do it before first use. 

Wash and dry the pan well, before applying a layer of vegetable oil to the nonstick surface. Heat the pan for a couple of minutes on medium heat. Allow the pan to cool and wipe off any excess oil. This process must be repeated if the pan is washed with soap. 

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