Melissa, or anyone using an old-fashioned cast iron cook stove, how do you take care of it? I just got one hooked up (an old Kalamazoo, 1905 on back), and I donât know how to keep it looking good. And what do I use to shine up the nickel trim? I know thereâs such as thing as stove-black, but I also heard that just wiping with lard or shortening helps. What is the easiest and best way? Sure would appreciate help.