Kitchen Tools

Choosing The Right Spatula

Choose Your Cookie Flipping Spatula

Is it a spatula or is it a flipper? Both names are right but it can get confusing. To remove cookies from a baking sheet you need a good spatula.  It can be made from metal, usually aluminum, plastic or silicone and it is an essential kitchen tool, especially for bakers. First, let’s try and […]

Mixing Bowls

All About Mixing Bowls

You probably have a dozen mixing bowls in your kitchen.  They may be in different cupboards, some may be in the pantry and a few may be missing.  One statement that is possibly true for every cook or baker is that you can never have too many mixing bowls. Mixing bowls have changed over the […]

Cuisinart Stand Mixer

Cuisinart Precision Master Stand Mixer

Ask any experienced baker what their most useful kitchen tool is and you will probably hear “stand mixer” mentioned more than any other item.  Every recipe requires mixing of some sort and there are three ways that this can be accomplished.  One way is by hand, the way our grandmothers did it.  You can use […]

Wooden Spoons For Baking

Wooden Spoons-An Old And Trusted Friend

Think about this statement: You need at least two wooden spoons in your kitchen.  Your first thought might be that you are reading something from 1965, before plastic and silicone kitchen utensils become popular.  Maybe you thought of your grandmother, who only used wooden spoons because there weren’t any other options.  Guess what, you would […]

Basic Tools For Baking Cookies At Home

Baking cookies doesn’t need to be complicated.  It should be a fairly simple process:  choose a recipe, gather the necessary ingredients, get your equipment and bake!  However, not having the proper kitchen tools for baking means that you will have to work a lot harder to create a good batch of cookies.  No one wants […]

Some Tips On Kitchen Utensils

A kitchen utensil is simply a small hand held device generally used for food preparation. There are many different utensils designed for every task related to kitchen work. An example of a kitchen utensil would be a spatula, a frying pan, a kitchen strainer, a ladle or a blender. Each of these kitchen utensils has […]

Using Oven Mitts While Baking Cookies

Hurray For Oven Mitts!

Oven mitts-have you ever spent time thinking about them?  Probably not, but I will bet that you have a couple pair of them in a drawer and that you use them a lot.  The idea behind oven mitts probably came about after the first burned fingers were treated after removing a pot or pan from […]