Tag: Equipment

Bundt Pan

Bundt pans are cake pans that bake up a cake that isn’t quite like anything you can get from another pan. They are usually 10 or 12-inches in diameter and are up to 5 inches deep, with a hole in the center that ensures that the deep cake bakes...

Sieve

A sieve, or sifter, is a device for separating wanted elements from unwanted material or for characterizing the particle size distribution of a sample, typically using a woven screen such as a mesh or net. The word “sift” derives from ‘sieve’. In cooking, a sifter is used to separate...

Food Processor

Food processors are similar to blenders in many ways. The primary difference is that food processors use interchangeable blades and disks (attachments) instead of a fixed blade. Also, their bowls are wider and shorter, a more appropriate shape for the solid or semi-solid foods usually worked in a food...

Vegetable Peeler

A peeler (potato peeler or apple peeler) is a metal blade attached to a wooden, metal or plastic handle that is used to remove the outer skin or peel thus peeling certain vegetables, frequently potatoes, and fruits such as apples, pears, etc. OXO Good Grips Swivel Peeler...

Non-Reactive Bowl

Here’s some science for you: A non-reactive bowl is a bowl made of a substance that won’t react chemically with the foods that are placed in it. Reactive bowls are often made of metal, like copper, cast iron, or aluminum, or plastics that stain easily. When a cook adds...

Pressure Cooking

Pressure cooking is the process of cooking food, using water or other cooking liquid, in a sealed vessel—known as a pressure cooker, which does not permit air or liquids to escape below a pre-set pressure. Pressure cookers are used for cooking food quicker than conventional cooking methods, which also...

Skewer

>A skewer is a thin metal or wood stick used to hold pieces of food together. They are used while grilling or roasting meats, and in other culinary applications. Metal skewers are typically stainless steel rods with a pointed tip on one end and a grip of some kind...

Loaf Pan

Used for everything from bread to meatloaf to pound cake, the rectangular loaf pan comes in a variety of sizes. The most commonly used size is 9 by 5 inches (3 inches deep), and the 8½ by 4½ by 2½ is a close second. Mini loaf pans are about...

Cheesecloth

Cheesecloth is a loose-woven gauze-like cotton cloth used primarily in cheese making and cooking. Cheesecloth is available in at least seven different grades, from open to extra-fine weave. Grades are distinguished by the number of threads per inch in each direction. The primary use of cheesecloth is in some...

Tea Infuser

A tea infuser is a device in which loose tea leaves are placed for steeping, usually in a cup; it is often called a teaball or tea maker, and sometimes a tea egg. A tea infuser performs the same function as a tea bag. The infuser is generally a...
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