Bakeware comprises cooking vessels intended for use inside an oven. Cookware and bakeware are extremely broad and particular materials can widen this spectrum as it affects both the quality of the item and the food that comes out of it, particularly in terms of thermal conductivity and how much food sticks to the item when in use.
A good cooking pot design has an “overcook edge” which is what the lid lies on. Two cooking pots (Grape) from medieval Hamburg circa 1200-1400 Replica of a Viking cooking-pot hanging over a firth history of cooking vessels before the development of pottery is minimal due to the limited archaeological evidence.
Among the first of the techniques believed to be used by Stone Age civilizations were improvements to basic roasting. In addition to exposing food to direct heat from either an open fire or hot embers, it is possible to cover the food with clay or large leaves before roasting to preserve moisture in the cooked result.
For people without access to natural heated water sources, such as hot springs, heated stones (“ pot boilers “) could be placed in a water-filled vessel to raise its temperature (for example, a leaf-lined pit or the stomach from animals killed by hunters). In many locations the shells of turtles or large mollusks provided a source for waterproof cooking vessels.
Bamboo tubes sealed at the end with clay provided a usable container in Asia, while the inhabitants of the Tehuacán Valley began carving large stone bowls that were permanently set into a hearth as early as 7,000 BC. According to Frank Hamilton Cushing, Native American cooking baskets used by the Zuni (Zuni) developed from mesh casings woven to stabilize gourd water vessels.
This indicates a steady progression from use of woven gourd casings to waterproof cooking baskets to pottery. Other than in many other cultures, Native Americans used and still use the heat source inside the cookware.
Cooking baskets are filled with hot stones and roasting pans with wood coals. Native Americans would form a basket from large leaves to boil water, according to historian and novelist Louis L'Amour.
As long as the flames did not reach above the level of water in the basket, the leaves would not burn through. The development of pottery allowed for the creation of fireproof cooking vessels in a variety of shapes and sizes.
Coating the earthenware with some type of plant gum, and later glazes, converted the porous container into a waterproof vessel. After the development of metal cookware there was little new development in cookware, with the standard Medieval kitchen utilizing a cauldron and a shallow earthenware pan for most cooking tasks, with a spit employed for roasting.
At the 1968 Miss America protest, protestors symbolically threw a number of feminine products into a “Freedom Trash Can”, which included pots and pans. Metal pots are made from a narrow range of metals because pots and pans need to conduct heat well, but also need to be chemically unreactive so that they do not alter the flavor of the food.
Aluminum is commonly available in sheet, cast, or anodized forms, and may be physically combined with other metals (see below). Due to the softness of the metal, it may be alloyed with magnesium, copper, or bronze to increase its strength.
It is used, for example, to make Dutch ovens lightweight and bunt pans heavy duty, and used in ladles and handles and woks to keep the sides at a lower temperature than the center. Sauces containing egg yolks, or vegetables such as asparagus or artichokes may cause oxidation of non-anodized aluminum.
Pots and pans are cold-formed from copper sheets of various thicknesses, with those in excess of 2.5 mm considered commercial (or extra-fort) grade. Less than 1 mm wall thickness is generally considered decorative, with exception made for the case of .75–1 mm banished copper, which is hardened by hammering and therefore expresses performance and strength characteristic of thicker material.
Copper thickness of less than .25 mm is, in the case of cookware, referred to as foil and must be formed to a more structurally rigid metal to produce a serviceable vessel. Such applications of copper are purely aesthetic and do not materially contribute to cookware performance.
In certain circumstances, however, unlined copper is recommended and safe, for instance in the preparation of meringue, where copper ions prompt proteins to denature (unfold) and enable stronger protein bonds across the sulfur contained in egg whites. This allows precise control of consistency and texture while cooking sugar and pectin-thickened preparations.
Alone, fruit acid would be sufficient to cause leaching of copper byproducts, but naturally occurring fruit sugars and added preserving sugars buffer copper reactivity. The use of tin dates back many centuries and is the original lining for copper cookware.
Although the patent for canning in sheet tin was secured in 1810 in England, legendary French chef August Scoffer experimented with a solution for provisioning the French army while in the field by adapting the tin lining techniques used for his cookware to more robust steel containers (than only lately introduced for canning) which protected the cans from corrosion and soldiers from lead solder and botulism poisoning. Decorative copper cookware, i.e., a pot or pan less than 1 mm thick and therefore unsuited to cooking, will often be electroplated lined with tin.
As a relatively soft metal abrasive cleansers or cleaning techniques can accelerate wear of tin linings. Wood, silicone or plastic implements are to preferred over harder stainless steel types.
For a period following the Second World War, pure nickel was electroplated as a lining to copper cookware. Nickel had the advantage of being harder and more thermally efficient than tin, with a higher melting point.
Despite its hardness nickel's wear characteristics were similar to that of tin, as nickel would be plated only to a thickness of <20 microns, and often even less owing to nickel's tendency to plate somewhat irregularly, requiring milling to produce an even cooking surface, albeit sticky compared to tin and silver. Copper cookware with aged or damaged nickel linings is eligible for retinning, or possibly replacing with nickel, although this service is difficult if not impossible to find in the US and Europe in the early 21st century.
Silver is also applied to copper by means of electroplating, and provides an interior finish that is at once smooth, more durable than either tin or nickel, relatively non-stick and extremely thermally efficient. The disadvantages of silver are expense and the tendency of sulfurous foods, especially classical, to discolor.
Worn silver linings on copper cookware can be restored by stripping and re-electroplating. Copper cookware lined with a thin layer of stainless steel is available from most modern European manufacturers.
Among the advantages of stainless steel are its durability and corrosion resistance, and although relatively sticky and subject to food residue adhesions, stainless steel is tolerant of most abrasive cleaning techniques and metal implements. Stainless steel forms a pan's structural element when bonded to copper and is irreparable in the event of wear or damage.
Using modern metal bonding techniques, such as cladding, copper is frequently incorporated into cookware constructed of primarily dissimilar metal, such as stainless steel, often as an enclosed diffusion layer (see coated and composite cookware below). Being a reactive material, cast iron can have chemical reactions with high acid foods such as wine or tomatoes.
In addition, some foods (such as spinach) cooked on bare cast iron will turn black. Seasoning creates a thin layer of oxidized fat over the iron that coats and protects the surface, and prevents sticking.
Further, little notches on the inside of the lid allow the moisture to collect and drop back into the food during the cooking. Although the Dough (literally, “gentle fire”) can be used in an oven (without the ice, as a casserole pan), it is chiefly designed for stove top use.
Stainless steel's drawbacks for cooking use are that it is a relatively poor heat conductor and its non-magnetic property, although recent developments have allowed the production of magnetic 18/10 alloys, which thereby provides compatibility with induction cook tops, which require magnetic cookware. Since the material does not adequately spread the heat itself, stainless steel cookware is generally made as a cladding of stainless steel on both sides of an aluminum or copper core to conduct the heat across all sides, thereby reducing “hot spots”, or with a disk of copper or aluminum on just the base to conduct the heat across the base, with possible “hot spots” at the sides.
Carbon steel Carbon-steel cookware can be rolled or hammered into relatively thin sheets of dense material, which provides robust strength and improved heat distribution. Like cast iron, carbon steel must be seasoned before use, usually by rubbing a fat or oil on the cooking surface and heating the cookware on the stove top or in the oven.
With proper use and care, seasoning oils polymerize on carbon steel to form a low-tack surface, well-suited to browning, Millard reactions and easy release of fried foods. Carbon steel is traditionally used for crêpe and fry pans, as well as woks.
Clad aluminum or copper Cladding is a technique for fabricating pans with a layer of efficient heat conducting material, such as copper or aluminum, covered on the cooking surface by a non-reactive material such as stainless steel, and often covered on the exterior aspect of the pan (“dual-clad”) as well. Generally, the thicker the interface layer, especially in the base of the pan, the more improved the heat distribution.
Some cookware uses a dual-clad process, with a thin stainless layer on the cooking surface, a thick core of aluminum to provide structure and improved heat diffusion, and a foil layer of copper on the exterior to provide the “look” of a copper pot at a lower price. This creates a piece that has the heat distribution and retention properties of cast iron combined with a non-reactive, low-stick surface.
Because of its light weight and easy cleanup, enamel over steel is also popular for cookware used while camping. When seasoned surfaces are used for cookery in conjunction with oil or fat a stick-resistant effect is produced.
Some form of post-manufacturing treatment or end-user seasoning is mandatory on cast-iron cookware, which rusts rapidly when heated in the presence of available oxygen, notably from water, even small quantities such as drippings from dry meat. Food tends to stick to unseasoned iron and carbon steel cookware, both of which are seasoned for this reason as well.
Other cookware surfaces such as stainless steel or cast aluminum do not require as much protection from corrosion but seasoning is still very often employed by professional chefs to avoid sticking. PTFE non-stick Skillet with non-stick cooking surfaceSteel or aluminum cooking pans can be coated with a substance such as polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE, often referred to with the generalized trademark Teflon) in order to minimize food sticking to the pan surface.
Coated pans are easier to clean than most non-coated pans, and require little or no additional oil or fat to prevent sticking, a property that helps to produce lower fat food. Using metal implements, harsh scouring pads, or chemical abrasives can damage or destroy cooking surface.
The coating is stable at normal cooking temperatures, even at the smoke point of most oils. However, if a non-stick pan is heated while empty its temperature may quickly exceed 260 °C (500 °F), above which the non-stick coating may begin to deteriorate, changing color and losing its non-stick properties.
They can be used for both cooking in a fire pit surrounded with coals and for baking in the oven. Historically some glazes used on ceramic articles contained levels of lead, which can possess health risks; although this is not a concern with the vast majority of modern ware.
This rubbery material should not to be confused with the silicone resin used to make hard, shatterproof children's dishware, which is not suitable for baking. Intention, application, technique and configuration also have a bearing on whether a cooking vessel is referred to as a pot or a pan.
Generally within the classic batteries DE cuisine a vessel designated “pot” is round, has “ear” handles in diagonal opposition, with a relatively high height to cooking surface ratio, and is intended for liquid cooking such as stewing, stocking, brewing or boiling. Vessels with a long handle or ear handles, a relatively low height to cooking surface ratio, used for frying, searing, reductions, braising and oven work take the designation “pan”.
In Europe, clay roasters remain popular because they allow roasting without adding grease or liquids. Casseroles are often made of metal, but are popular in glazed ceramic or other vitreous material as well.
They can be used for stews, braised meats, soups and a large variety of other dishes that benefit from low-heat, slow cooking. Dutch ovens are typically made from cast iron or natural clay and are sized by volume.
A wonder pot, an Israeli invention, acts as a Dutch oven but is made of aluminum. It consists of three parts: an aluminum pot shaped like a Bunt pan, a hooded cover perforated with venting holes, and a thick, round, metal disc with a center hole that is placed between the wonder pot and the flame to disperse heat.
Grill pans are fry pans that are ribbed, to let fat drain away from the food being cooked. Griddles are flat plates of metal used for frying, grilling and making pan breads such as pancakes, injury, tortillas, chapatis and crêpes.
Traditional iron griddles are circular, with a semicircular hoop fixed to opposite edges of the plate and rising above it to form a central handle. Some have multiple square metal grooves enabling the contents to have a defined pattern, similar to a waffle maker.
Crêpe pans are similar to griddles, but are usually smaller, and made of a thinner metal. These may be permanently attached to a heat source, similar to a hot plate.
Larger pans of similar shape with two ear handles are sometimes called “sauce-pots” or soup pots” (3–12 liters). A variation on the saucepan with sloping sides is called a “Windsor”, ease or fait-tout “, and is used for evaporative reducing.
Saucepans with rounded sides are called saucers which also provide more efficient evaporation and generate a return wave when shaken. This allows stock to simmer for extended periods of time without major reducing.
Stock pots come in a large variety of sizes to meet any need from cooking for a family to preparing food for a banquet. This shape allows a small pool of cooking oil in the center of the wok to be heated to a high temperature using relatively little fuel, while the outer areas of the wok are used to keep food warm after it has been fried in the oil.
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A flat pan with straight sides that are ¾” or taller, which is used for baking food in the oven. Baking pans are used to hold runny batters, such as cake batter and thick solid masses of food, such as savory hot dish recipes.
Baking pans are available in a variety of sizes, materials, surface textures, and colors. Typical foods that are prepared in baking pans include: cakes, brownies, bars, cornbread, lasagna, egg dishes, cobblers, potato dishes, meats, poultry, and fish. Flat Baking Sheet.
A flat pan or sheet of metal that is used to bake products that are thick or stiff enough to stand on their own, such as cookies, freestanding breads, biscuits, pastries, and meringues. Bread pans are typically made from aluminum, steel, glass, pottery, or stoneware.
They are produced to make a semi-crisp crust with an evenly textured crumb, however not all pans are effective in doing so. A standard one pound loaf pan is 8 1/2 × 4 1/2 × 2 3/4 inches in size.
Smaller sized pans work well for making gift or dessert loaves that can be cooked in less time. The insert piece allows grease to drip to the lower pan and away from the food.
A type of pan or mold with fluted sides that is used to form the base of the traditional French bread known as Brioche. When making Brioche, a French dough is prepared with a light yeast and portionally larger amounts of butter and eggs.
It is baked using a Brioche pan or mold to form the alternating columns on the base of the bread. A heavy-walled baking pan formed with a decorative indented curvature and a hollow tube in the center.
The heavier walled construction and hollow center tube allows cake batters to rise and bake more uniformly, creating a golden crust on the outside of the cake. The pan helps produce a lower calorie doughnut because they are baked rather than fried in oil.
The doughnuts can be eaten plain or glazed, frosted, or rolled in powdered sugar. The pan is typically constructed of metal or silicone non-stick materials and is available in 6 or 12 cup sizes.
The fluted sides of the flan pans are slightly slanted and some varieties have a loose bottom. The small individual flan pans are used to make single serving cakes, cobblers, breads, and tarts.
A type of metal or aluminum pan that is 16 to 20 inches in length and formed with a curved base so that long lengths of dough can be laid horizontally in them to be baked into baguettes. If made of metal, the pan may have numerous small holes that are perforated throughout the metal to allow steam to escape while the bread is baking in order to assist in making the crust a deeper brown in color and crispier in texture that is familiar to traditional French crust.
The pan is available constructed with non-sticking metal surfaces as well as ports clay stoneware. A large rectangular shaped baking pan with shallow sides, which generally have a rolled rim.
It is commonly used for baking sheet cakes, cookies and pastries. Non-Stick Muffin Tin. The pan typically will have 6 or 12 individual round pockets or holders connected to the tin and formed in the shape of a muffin.
A muffin tin that has shallow cups that are approximately 1/2” deep. Its shallow cups allow the top to bake up brown and crusty while eliminating the finer crumb bottom.
This pan can also be used to bake single serving toaster cakes and individual buns. A round baking dish with shallow slanted sides that are 1 to 1 1/2 inches deep.
They can be found made from many materials, such as aluminum, glass, stoneware, ceramic, and tinned steel. Larger than traditional muffin tins, the popover pan will typically be made with individual cups joined by wire racks that are constructed to hold the batter and keep the baked contents away from touching the adjacent popovers as they enlarge when baked.
Constructed of a heavy cast iron or a coated aluminum surface, this type of pan is made for baking shortbread cookies. Typically, made with a non-stick surface, the Shortbread pan is filled with the rich, buttery flavored dough that is baked into a tender but crumbly texture for cookies and dessert crusts.
Made to produce the traditional shape that is pressed into decorative molds and baked until solid, a Shortbread Pan is contoured with square or round pattern designs that include ridges so the biscuit-like cookies can be broken apart evenly after cooking. A round or oblong shallow pan with smooth or fluted sides and a removable bottom.
The pan is constructed with a removable bottom so the baked tart can be pushed up out of the pan, allowing the contents to be removed easily and cleanly, while retaining the shape created by the fluted sides. The small pans for individual round servings range in size from 3 to 5 inches in diameter while the larger pans for pie-shape servings commonly range in size from 9 and 11 inches in diameter. Single Piece Construction.
There are many types of cookware to help you sauté vegetables, create a great soup, or roast the perfect main entrée. Any well functioning restaurant needs a variety of cookware to create delicious sauces, casseroles, and sautéed vegetables.
Best heat conductor for cookware Expensive Bends and dents easily Can react chemically with some foods to create poisonous compounds Drawn cookware is can have variations in thickness throughout construction, this can lead to uneven heat transmission from the stove's burner.
Combining the classic, round shape of a skillet, with moderately high, slightly sloped sides, these pans feature a signature all-purpose design that makes them ideal for pan-frying as well as scrambling, sautéing, or searing. Whether you're creating the perfect stir-fry or concocting a marinade, cooking oil is a necessary staple to any kitchen.
Here, you can find liquid cooking and fryer oils in various sizes and types so you can bake bread and sauté any dish to perfection. Great cookware is one of the best investments you can make, but there are so many choices and picking the right product can be difficult.
You should build your selection by choosing basic pieces first and then adding specialty pans that you desire. It is used to cook liquid foods that do not need to be extremely close to the heat source.
Stockpots let you sauté or brown, and then add liquids when making stocks, soups, or stews. Their tall profiles are great for keeping pasta submerged during boiling.
These pans are designed with a flat bottom and rounded sides, which makes them perfect for fast cooking with oils over very high heat. Cast Iron Skillets are similar to fry pans, however the main difference is the care and the material they are made out of.
To properly care and clean a cast iron skillet follow the instructions below. The Sauce Pan has a rounded bottom and tall, straight sides.
A Griddle is a piece of cookware that has a large, flat or ridged surface. With a fairly small amount of oil it can be used to cook breakfast foods such as pancakes, hash browns, and eggs.
Woks have high, sloping sides, and are a popular all-purpose Asian pan. These pans have a hot cooking surface on the bottom, while being cooler up the sides.
On top of that, being able to move the ingredients around the pan gives one great control and versatility over the temperature. You can create tons of fun dishes and recipes with specialty items such as pressure cookers, roasters, Dutch / French ovens and more.
Pressure Cookers give you the choice of having a quick-release option, taking even less time to finish a meal and without wasting water to cool things down. Their lids completely seal the pot, while the liquid is boiling inside.
A couple of extra minutes of cooking probably won't harm a pot roast, but it could ruin a more delicate dish or any accompanying veggies. A Roaster is a large rectangular pan with low sides that allows the oven's heat to reach as much of the food as possible.
The Dutch Oven is a larger vessel designed for slow-cooking generous volumes of stews, braised meats or pot roast. Dutch Ovens are usually round and are made out of cast iron.
Most Dutch Ovens have a pair of short handles, in order to make lifting safe and easy. French Ovens are perfect for cooking a variety of dishes, including beef, pork, roasts, briskets, and poultry.
Now that you know all about the different kinds of cookware pieces you can choose from, it's time to decide which material will work best for you. A heavy pot or pan will sit securely on the burner, however be sure that it is light enough for you to lift easily.
The drawback of it is if the aluminum is untreated, it's more prone to staining and reacting with foods. For this reason, we recommend aluminum with nonstick interior because it's much less likely to discolor or react with foods.
It's works well for cooking that requires quick heat changes because it maintains its temperature well. If you are into browning, braising, stewing, slow cooking and baking, this would be the best choice for you.
When it comes to the care required for a Cast Iron skillet there are a few things to keep in mind. To start, cast iron skillets should never soak in water, or be unable to dry after washing.
This is because cast iron skillets can rust if they are exposed to water for an extended period of time. To start, pour a half cup of kosher salt onto the skillet and then rub it with a paper towel; this removes any dust, or impurities.
The seasoning process will give your pots and pans a nonstick surface that lasts forever. The advantage of this type of cast iron is it requires less maintenance and cleaning.
Ceramic cookware is a great insulator, so it does not react quickly to heat. It can usually be found in the form of casserole dish or other shapes that are great for cooking slowly at the constant temperature.
Porcelain is typically white, due to the fact that it helps show more prominence. Aluminum gives you the thickness and excellent heat conductivity and stainless steel prevents it from corrosion and it's easy to maintain.
Therefore, copper pots and pans are usually lined with another material, which is usually stainless steel. Because of its smooth surface, stainless steel is easy to clean and it's dishwasher safe.
If you notice some kind of discoloration, you can use stainless steel cleanser that restores natural luster. Nonstick cookware has a coating inside the pan that makes it difficult for food to stick to it.
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