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Kitchen Equipment and Utensils

Kitchen Equipment and Utensils. Kitchen Equipment. Dry Measuring Cups. Use: Measures dry ingredients Ex) flour, sugar, etc. Liquid Measuring Cup. Use: Measures liquids Ex) Oils, water, etc. Colander. Use: Strains foods. Ex) pasta. Wooden Spoon. Use: Used when stirring hot things.

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Kitchen Equipment and Utensils

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  1. Kitchen Equipment and Utensils

  2. Kitchen Equipment

  3. Dry Measuring Cups • Use: Measures dry ingredients • Ex) flour, sugar, etc.

  4. Liquid Measuring Cup • Use: Measures liquids • Ex) Oils, water, etc.

  5. Colander • Use: Strains foods. • Ex) pasta

  6. Wooden Spoon • Use: Used when stirring hot things

  7. Pastry Brush • Use: Greases pan/brushes dough • Ex) egg wash for a golden brown color on pastries

  8. Measuring Spoons • Use: Measures liquids and dry ingredients Ex) sugar, salt, flour, vanilla etc.

  9. Whisk • Use: Beats eggs, mixes batter/food

  10. Tongs • Use: Picks up salad, turns chicken, hot dogs, etc.

  11. Rubber Scraper • Use: Mixes ingredients, folds in egg whites, scraps sides of bowls

  12. Pastry Blender • Use: Mixes and cuts fat into flour

  13. Spatula • Use: Flips burgers, turns pancakes, eggs, etc.

  14. Can Opener • Use: Opens lids on cans safely.

  15. Garlic Press • Designed to crush garlic cloves.

  16. Peeler Use: Peels vegetables and fruits. Ex) carrots, potatoes, apples, etc.

  17. Metal Spatula • Use: Levels dry ingredients Ex) Flour. • Also used for icing/frosting baked goods.

  18. Slotted Spoon • Use: Spoon used for straining. Ex) pasta

  19. Pot • Use: Many functions including making pasta, soups, sauces, and stews.

  20. Use: For foods that needs to be stirred, scrambled, or flipped over as it cooks in a small amount of butter, oil, or liquid. Frying Pan

  21. Paring Knife • Use: Small knife that is ideal for peeling. Ex) fruit, removing seeds, cutting small garnishes

  22. Blender • Use: Basic pureeing, mixing and blending of foods • Ex) smoothies, soups, processing hard foods

  23. French Knife • Use: All-purpose knife used to cut meats and vegetables

  24. Grater • Use: Shreds cheese and vegetables

  25. Mixing Bowls • Use: Mixing container

  26. Flour Sifter • Use: Combines dry ingredients and removes lumps to ensure a standard measure and uniform texture in baked goods. • Ex) Flour, Cinnamon, Sugar

  27. Apple Core • Use: Removes core from apples and cuts them into uniform pieces

  28. Cutting Board • Use: Base of all cutting. Ex) Meats, Fruits, Vegetables. • Also protects counter when cutting

  29. Rolling Pin • Use: Flattens and rolls out dough/pastry

  30. Strainer • Use: Strains smaller foods

  31. Kitchen Shears • Use: Snips string, dough and cuts vegetables and meats

  32. Potato Masher • Use: Crushes soft foods. • Ex) Mashed potatoes or applesauce.

  33. Griddle • Use: Used for large quantities of foods like fried eggs, hamburgers, pancakes, and omelets that must be turned to cook on both sides.

  34. Wok • Use: High heat cooking • Ex) For stir-frying.

  35. Thermometer • Use: Measures temperature of oven or refrigerator.

  36. Meat Thermometer • Use: Measures internal temperature of meat

  37. Rotary Beater • Use: Hand-held beater that mixes, beats, whips foods. • Ex) beats eggs

  38. Ladle • Use: Moves liquids Ex) soups

  39. Electric Mixer • Use: Electrically mixes batters, dough and whips ingredients.

  40. Oven Mitts • Use: Protection against burn injury.

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