2 Large Appliances Major Appliances (Large kitchen equipment) Range (Stove): Large kitchen appliance used to cook or heat food and is powered by gas or electricity.Oven: Large kitchen appliance used to bake or roast foods. There are 2 types: standard and convection.Refrigerator: Large kitchen appliance used to keep perishable items cold.Dishwasher: Large kitchen appliance used to clean dishes and kitchen utensils.Microwave oven (An appliance that cooks by vibrating the molecules in food)
3 Small Appliances Small electrically powered kitchen equipment Common small appliancesHandheld mixer: Used to mix light to medium battersStand mixer: Used to mix larger amounts or thicker batters. Does not need to be held.Toaster: Used to brown and crisp slices of bread.Food processors: Used to perform many cutting and mixing tasks using blades and disks.Blenders: Used to bend, chop, mix, and purée. Usually has push-button or touch-pad controls.
5 Cutting BoardA safe surface used for cutting to protect knife blades and counter tops
6 Chef knifeUsed for mincing, slicing, and chopping vegetables, slicing meat, and disjointing large cuts.
7 Paring KnifeSmall utility knife that can be used for peeling and chopping fruits and vegetables.
8 Measuring Tools Used for measuring liquid and dry ingredients Small and large amounts
9 used to measure a small amount of an ingredient, either liquid or dry Measuring Spoonsused to measure a small amount of an ingredient, either liquid or dry
10 Dry Measuring CupsUsed for measuring dry ingredients like flour and sugar. The flat rim allows for a more accurate measurement.
11 Hint: Always get eye level to check correct amount. Liquid Measuring CupUsed for measuring liquid ingredients. Typically ,made of plastic or glass.Hint: Always get eye level to check correct amount.
12 Mixing ToolsPreparation toolUsed to incorporate food items together
13 used for mixing of ingredients… Mixing Bowlsused for mixing of ingredients…Hint: Dry and wet ingredients are often mixed in different bowls before combining.
14 Rubber ScraperUsed for scraping the sides of bowls when mixing food or transporting food from one container to another. They have a wide, flexible rubber blade.
15 Large Spoon/Mixing spoon Used to mix and combine both dry and wet ingredients. They have long handles. They can be made of metal, wood, plastic, or silicone.
16 Wire WhiskUsed to beat and blend ingredients smooth, or to incorporate(add) air into a mixture. They are especially efficient for combining liquid ingredients and beating eggs.Hint: The process of adding air into a mixture is called whisking or whipping.
17 Bakeware and CookwareEquipment used in oven or on stove top
18 Baking SheetRectangular, low sided pans that are used in the oven for baking things such as cookies or pizza.
19 Muffin PansHave from 6-12 individual cups to cook small portion such as a muffin or cupcake.
20 Loaf PanUsed for breads and meatloaves. Can be made of glass, metal, or silicone.
21 Pie DishRound pans that come in different sizes and depths. The sides are slightly angled out to hold crust. Can be made of glass, metal, or silicone.
22 SkilletShallow pans with long handles. Often used for sautéing and searing foods.
23 SaucepanSauce pans have a handle and are deep. They are measured in quarts or liters.
24 StockpotLarge deep pot with two small handles on each side. Often used for making stocks or boiling pasta.
25 Other Kitchen Utensils Variety of tools used to make working in the kitchen easier