Kitchen Utensils

Baking Sheet Pans

Affordable, versatile and practically indestructible. These pans are essential in a kitchen because they are good for so much more than making cookies or rolled cakes. Some uses are: fruit freezer, frittata pan, pizza pan, ingredient organizer, roaster pan, pot lid, pie pan and so much more! We have many in our kitchen.

Bench Scraper

True to its name, a bench scraper is used to scrape off the dough that’s stuck to a work surface. It is also handy to use to cut the dough into portions with its edge.

Stainless Steel Scraper

Great for cutting dough, sectioning crusts, scraping baking sheets, chopping veggies and more.
Stainless steel blade includes quarter inch markings for easy measuring Soft, comfortable non slip handle.
Tall enough to keep hands away from food
Dishwasher safe
Stainless steel blade features 1" markings for precise measuring

Dry Measuring Cups

Kitchen essentials for baked goods that come in graduated sizes and used to measure amounts of dry foods such as flour, sugar, nuts and berries. Dry ingredients should be spooned lightly into the measuring cup and then leveled off with the straight edge of a knife. For foods such as nuts and berries, the cups should be filled and levels off with your fingers.

Dutch-Oven

A handy thick-walled cast iron or enabled iron cooking pot with a tight-fitting lid so steam cannot readily escape. It is used for baking, roasting, braising, and boiling, going from stove top to the oven without concern.

Food Mill

A utensil for mashing or puréeing foods such as soups, sauces, or potatoes. The hand turned paddle forces food through a strainer plate at the bottom, thereby removing skin, seeds and fiber. Typically, they come with interchangeable small, medium and large plates. Usually has feet or side handles to fit on the rim of a bowl or pot.

Food Processor

A versatile kitchen appliance that consists of a sturdy transparent plastic work bowl that sits on a motorized drive shaft. The lid has a feed tube through which food can be added. It can easily chop, dice, slice, shred, grind and purée most food, as well as knead dough. Many processors come with a standard set of attachments including an S-shaped chopping blade, plastic kneading blade, and several disks for slicing and shredding.

Frying Pan

A long-handled pan with relatively low, gently sloping sides that flare outwards so steam doesn’t collect within the pan. Used for frying over high heat and comes in a variety of sizes, usually 8, 10 and 12 inches in diameter.

Immersion Blender

A handheld blender that is tall and narrow with a rotary blade at one end. It has variable speeds, is entirely portable and may be immersed into a pot of soup (or other mixture) to purée or chop contents.

Kitchen Scale

A kitchen device used to record the weight of ingredients and other foods and is important for consistent baking results. Available in analog and digital styles.

Liquid Measuring Cups

Kitchen utensils that are usually made of glass or plastic and designed specifically for measuring liquids. They generally have a pour spout with measurements typically on the side of the cup.

Mandolin

A compact and hand-operated kitchen tool with various adjustable blades used for thin to thick slicing and for julienne and waffle cuts. The key benefits are speed and uniformity in slicing, shredding, and sometimes grating.

Microplane

A versatile kitchen tool used for grating cheese, chocolate, ginger, garlic, citrus zest or anything hard that needs to be finely shaved.

Non-Stick Fry Pan

A pan that was traditionally used for low-fat cooking and is great for cooking foods that stick easily to non-coated surfaces, such as crepes, eggs and fish fillets. Use only with heat-resistant plastic utensils to avoid scratching the cook surface.

Paella Style Pan

A wide, round and shallow cooking vessel that has two handles and comes in multiple sizes. They are designed to perfectly cook rice dishes made with vegetables, meats and seafood. The paella pan can also be used for au gratin dishes

Potato Ricer/Masher

A kitchen utensil that resembles a large garlic press and used to process potatoes or other cooked starchy vegetables. It has two long handles, one with a perforated basket at the end and the other with a flat surface that fits into the basket. Foods are placed in the basket and the flat lever-operated plunger is pushed down into the food, forcing it out through numerous tiny holes in the bottom of the basket resulting in rice-like pieces.

Rubber Spatula

An essential, multi-purpose kitchen tool used to scrape contents of bowls and pans without scratching the surface. Also used for folding in egg foams or whipped cream, as well as stirring and blending batters.

Spider Strainer

A long-handed traditional Chinese skimmer in the form of a wide shallow wire mesh basket that resembles a spider’s web. It is used to remove hot food from a liquid or skimming foam off when making broths.

Springform Pan

A round cake pan with sides that can be removed from the base. These pans are designed primarily for use with delicate dishes that cannot be easily removed or flipped from the pan such as cheesecake, flourless chocolate cake, fruit tarts, or savory dishes. Recommended for recipes with thicker batters.

Stand Mixer

A versatile kitchen utensil that is used to beat, mix, or whip foods and have powerful motors that can handle heavy mixing jobs. Most stand mixers are equipped with an assortment of useful attachments that can include dough hooks, wire whisks, and flat, paddle-style beaters. Additionally, attachments can be purchased to juice fruits and vegetables, grind meats, cut pasta, and churn ice cream.

Stainless Steel Mixing Bowls

Lightweight and non-reactive deep bowls used for mixing ingredients. They are easy to handle, won’t break and often come in sets that store perfectly. Mixing bowls are used for working dough, mixing dry ingredients, mixing salads, whipping eggs or cream, and much more.

Tongs

A kitchen utensil with many uses. It is a scissor type tool that comes in many sizes and is used to pick up and handle foods, such as tossing salads, turning meats or vegetables, grabbing toast from the toaster, or tossing pasta, to name a few.

Wire Whisk

A kitchen utensil made of wire loops fastened to a long, narrow handle. Configurations and thickness of the loops vary depending on the type of whisk you use. Heavy whisks are straight, stiff, and have relatively few wires and are generally used for mixing, stirring, and beating. Balloon whisks have many flexible thin wires and are useful for introducing more air into a mixture such as whipping cream, egg whites, or meringue.

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