Do you own a three or five piece set of cooking utensils and you’re wondering what each item is used for? Perhaps you’ve only used one utensil for a long time and it’s this one favorite large, solid spoon that does all the cooking work – mixing, frying, sautéing, stirring or turning. If that large spoon could talk, it would have complained of “job overwork.” No wonder you sometimes find it difficult to do simple cooking tasks like turning food while pan frying or getting food particles out of hot oil. It’s because you aren’t using the right essential kitchen tools for the job.
There are reasons why some cooking utensils are formed in a certain way. Ever wonder why some large spoons has holes in it or why it’s flat or cup-shaped? Why it needs to have a long handle?
Each cooking utensil included in a set has its own function and we should be aware of how and when they are to be used. Let’s take a look at the basic cooking spoons and other utensils you have hanging idly in the kitchen cabinet. Let’s find out what the special functions of these essential kitchen tools are. Here are the list of essential kitchen tools and their uses so you can maximize your time and have more ease when using it in meal preparations.
Large Solid Spoon
You can use this utensil for mixing and stirring any food, sauces, soup or any liquid while cooking. The best ones to buy are materials that originate from wood or stainless steel. Wood and stainless material are non-reactive. They won’t change the chemical structure of the food.