Tag: Equipment

Crock-Pot or Slow Cooker

A slow cooker, also known as a Crock-Pot or Slo-Cooker (trademarks that are often used generically in the US-Canada and UK, respectively), is a countertop electrical cooking appliance that is used for simmering, which requires maintaining a relatively low temperature compared to other cooking methods (such as baking, boiling,...

Frying Pan or Skillet

A long-handled shallow round all-purpose pan used to pan-fry and cook on top of the stove. It’s available with or without a nonstick surface, a feature worth considering for low-fat cooking and easy cleaning. Also called a frying pan, there are many sizes and brands to choose from. Traditionally,...

Spatula

The term spatula is used to refer to various small implements with a broad, flat, flexible blade used to mix, spread and lift materials including foods, drugs, plaster and paints. In referring to kitchen utensils, spatula can often refer to any utensil fitting the above description. One variety is...

Tube Pan

Tube pans used in baking not only enhance the appearance of a cake, but also make for better baking by creating a more evenly baked finished product. Available in several shapes and sizes, tube pans can result in an attractive finished product that does not require additional decoration. Tube...

Waffle Iron

A waffle iron is a cooking appliance used to make waffles. It usually consists of two hinged metal plates, molded to create the honeycomb pattern found on waffles. The iron is heated and batter is poured between the plates, which are then closed to bake the waffle. Traditional waffle...

Wax Paper

Wax paper (waxed paper), also known as paraffin paper, is paper that is made moisture-proof through the application of wax. Wax paper is commonly used in cooking, for its non-stick properties, and wrapping food for storage, such as cookies, as it keeps water out or in. It is also...

Wok

A wok is a versatile round-bottomed cooking vessel originating in China. It is one of the most common cooking utensils in China and also used in East and Southeast Asia, as well as becoming a popular niche cooking tool throughout much of the industrialized world. Woks are often used...