Kitchen Equipment


Used to incorporate air into food. A beating or side-to-side motion should be used to stir ingredients.


Sit food in the steamer and put the steamer in a saucepan full of water. The steam from the saucepan will cook the food in the steamer.

Food Thermometer

For roasts, steaks, and chops, the thermometer should be inserted into the center. you should check the thermometer 5-10 minutes prior to the end of the cooking time.


On a four-sided grater, the patterned holes are for small amounts of chocolate or spices, the small holes are for citrus zest or hard cheeses, the big holes are for semi-soft cheeses or veggies, and the slit is usually for garnishes.

Oven Mitts

Put these on your hands to protect them from burns. When you pull something out of the oven, wear these, stand to the side of the oven, pull the racks out, and pull out the pan.