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1 Kitchen Equipment The names and uses of various kinds of utensils Names and uses of various types of cookwareSmall kitchen appliances that make cooking time more productive
2 WHAT ARE UTENSILS? Small kitchen tools Most kitchens are stocked with basic equipment that lets you perform an amazing number of cooking tasks.
3 TYPES OF MEASURING UTENSILS Dry Measuring cups are used to measure dry ingredients and come in sets generally ranging from a quarter cup to a cup.Used to measure ingredients such as flour and sugarGet out dry and liquid measuring cups out. Get measuring spoons out.
4 TYPES OF MEASURING UNTENSILS Liquid Measuring cups are used to measure liquids and come in various sizes.Have a spout for pouring and measurement levels marked on the sides.Measuring spoons are used for measuring smaller amounts of liquid and dry ingredients and come in sets that generally range from a quarter teaspoon to a tablespoon
5 Types of Mixing Utensils Mixing bowls, which hold the ingredients that you mix.Pastry blenders, which cut shortening into flour.Wire whisks, which are used for beating and blendingMixing spoons, which are used to combine ingredientsGet out mixing bowls, pastry blenders, wire whisks, and spoons out… pass around…
6 Types of Mixing Utensils Plastic or rubber scrapers, which are used to scrape bowls.Sifters, which sift and mix dry ingredients together.Rotary beaters, which are used to beat eggs and mix thin battersPass out scrapers, sifters, rotary beaters
7 Cutting and Chopping Utensils Paring knives, which are used for peeling fruits and vegetables.Utility knives, which are all-purpose for cutting and slicingChef’s knives, which are used for cutting, mincing, and dicing.Bread knives, used for baked good foods
8 OTHER KITCHEN UTENSILS Cutting boards, kitchen shears, graters, and peelersPlastic cutting boards are more sanitary than wooden cutting boards, because of salmonella poisoning.
9 KITCHEN UTENSILS USED FOR DRAINING FOODS ColandersStrainersSlotted Spoons
10 Kitchen Utensils for moving food around… SpatulasTurnersTongsLadles
12 Range Cooking Utensils SaucepansStockpotsSkillets
13 Small Kitchen Appliances Toasters, which toast bread, pop tarts, bagels, etc.Blenders, perform a variety of mixing and chopping tasksHand-held mixers which can be used for mixing cake batterFood processors, can cut and mixElectric skillets, can be used to fry, roast, simmer, or bake
14 Why should you Comparison shop for appliances? Safety features and warranties may differ.
15 What does IMMERSIBLE mean? The entire appliance can be safely put into water to be washed.
16 Basic Large Appliances Basic: Range and Refrigerator-FreezerAdditional: Microwave oven, Dishwasher, Freezer, Trash compactor, and Garbage disposal