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1What they are and how we use them Kitchen EquipmentWhat they are and how we use them
2Liquid measuring cup Measures Liquids Only Extra space at the top prevents spillsHas spout for easy pouring.Comes in many sizes
3Dry measuring Cup ¼, 1/3, ½, and 1 cup. Used to measure solids and dry ingredients.Filled to the top, then leveled.
4Measuring Spoons ¼ t, ½ t, 1t, and 1 T Used to measure small amounts of dry, liquid, or solid ingredients.
5Paring Knife Short blade. Used to cut fruit, vegetables, and to remove seeds.
6Bread Knife Cutting bread and angel food cake. Serrated edge is used to help cut without crushing.
7Chef/ French KnifeUsed to slice, chop and dice food on a cutting board.Most Versatile
8Vegetable Peeler Thinly remove skin from fruits and vegetables. Double edged floating blade swivels.
9GraterShreds and Grates foodExample:-Cheese-Carrots-Gingerroot
10Egg SlicerUsed for cutting hard boiled eggs into thin even slices.
11ColanderDraining cooked pasta.Rinsing fruits and vegetables.
12StrainerStrain liquid from food and to remove seeds from juices.
13Juicer Extracting juice from oranges, lemons, etc. Strains as it juices.
14Wooden Spoons Used for mixing ingredients, and stirring foods. Comes in many different sizes.
15TurnerUsed to lift, turn, and flip foods such as hamburgers and pancakes.
16Two Tine Fork Used to lift and turn meats. Helpful in carving and serving.
17Saucepan A deep pan with a handle used for stewing or boiling. Used on top of a range to heat.
18Pie Pan Holding and shaping the dough. Holds pie filling in. Made of heat conducting material such as glass or ceramic.
19Jelly Roll PanA wide flat pan similar to a cookie sheet but with deeper sides.(11x17)
20Dutch Oven A large thick walled cooking pot with a tight fitting lid. Used for soups or roasts.
21Vegetable BrushRemoves fruits and vegetables of any dirt or potentially harmful residues.
22Angel Food Cake Pan or 10 Inch Tube Pan Ring shaped tin for baking cakes.Most often used to prepare sponge cake and angel food cake.
23FunnelUsed to transfer a liquid from a large container to a smaller container.Large hole at the top and small hole at the bottom.
24Pastry Brush Used to spread oil, butter, or glaze over a food. Made of plastic fibers similar to a paint brush.
25SifterRemove any lumps from flour by pressing it through a mesh bottom.Incorporates air into the flour as it sifts to make it fluffier and more even- textured, which makes measuring the flour more accurate.
26Melon Baller Comes in many sizes and shapes. Tool designed to scoop melon out in small, perfectly shaped balls.
27Muffin Tin A mold in which muffins or cupcakes are baked. Come in 6 or 12 cup- shaped depressions.
28Baster Keeps turkey moist and full of flavor by redistributing juices Also used to remove fat from soups and meat.
29LadleDeep spoon with a long handle usually used for serving soup and sauces.
30Pastry BlenderUsed for cutting shortening or butter into dry pastry ingredients.
31Double BoilerTwo nested pans, designed to allow slow, even cooking or heating of food in the upper pan by the action of water boiling in the lower.
32Skillet Flat-bottomed pan. Used for frying, searing, and browning foods.
33TongsUsed to lift food out of hot liquid and to turn food such as bacon.Tongs do not pierce food like a fork does.
34Leveler or Straight-edge Spatula Level ingredientsIcing cakes
35Rolling PinUsed to flatten dough to the required thinness by pressing and rolling.
36Rubber ScraperScrape out excess food from pan, bowls, measuring cups, etc.
37Kitchen Shears Used to trim pastries, meat, fish, and dried fruit. Used to open food product containers.
38Wire Whisk Used to blend, stir, and beat egg whites. Useful in preparing sauces and gravies.
399”x13” PanDeep pan is ideal for baking cakes and brownies.(9x13)
40Spring Form PanHas an upright side rim that can be removed from the base.Spring makes for easy removal from cakes.Commonly used for cheesecakes
41Bundt Cake Pan Shaping it into a distinctive ridged ring. Used to make cakes.
42Casserole Dish Bakeware designed for use in making casseroles. Can keep hot foods hot and cold foods cold.
43Griddle Flat metal plate which food is baked or fried on. Good for pancakes and grilled cheese.
44Egg SeparatorAllows the white of the egg to run out of the bottom through the side slits, while the center holds onto the yolk.
45Mixing Bowls Come in all shapes and sizes and materials Are used to combine or separate ingredients.
46Slotted SpoonUsed to drain and serve foods at the same time
47Apple CorerUsed to take out the core of an apple and to cut it into wedges
48Custard CupCrack eggs into this cup to check for shells, double yolks, or blood Use this cup to measure small amounts of food