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AgriShopper: Tools for Making Cooking Easier


When you live in an agriculture minded state and strive to keep a healthy lifestyle, it can be difficult to find those unique utensils for all your different cooking needs. The Team at Central Food Equipment, shared some of these tools and their benefits with us and we would love to share them with you.

Knives and Knife sharpeners

Have you ever been cutting something and slipped accidentally cutting yourself? Using a sharp knife means you are less likely to accidentally cut yourself because the knife is more likely to go where you want it to.

Spoons

Check out all these different options for cooking spoons:

  1. Heat resistant handles
  2. Different lengths for different sized pots
  3. Aluminum, rubber, or stainless steel
  4. Color coated handles for allergen awareness and cross contamination

Ladles

Have you ever struggled finding the right sized ladle? Well, ladles have more than just size options:

  1. You can get 1 piece or 2-piece ladles
  2. Different lengths for different size pots
  3. Color coated handles for allergen awareness and cross contamination

Tongs

Do know the reason behind the color coated handles?

Organization is key with cross contamination on the rise. So, to prevent cross contamination outbreaks, they’ve color coated the handles keeping each color with its food group.

  1. Green = fruit and salads
  2. Red = red meat
  3. Blue = seafood
  4. Yellow = poultry
  5. Black = vegetables
  6. White = bakery and dairy
  7. Purple = allergen

Rubber scrapers/spatulas

Did you know that there are more than 10 different types of scrapers and spatulas? Here are just a few options:

  1. Heat resistant handles
  2. Carved out shapes for better scraping
  3. Color coated
  4. Aluminum, Stainless steel, and rubber

Stainless steel vs. Aluminum skillet/pots

Benefits of Stainless steel:

  1. Useful for acidic or citrus juices as it allows cooking acidic recipes, such as Tomato sauces, without the risk of leaching any harmful chemicals. 
  2. Durable, Great quality.
  3. Works with induction cooking equipment

Benefits of Aluminum:

  1. Less expensive and more readily available
  2. Conducts heat well, making it popular with short-order cooks who need to work super-fast.
  3. Available in wider varieties

If you have any additional questions regarding these tools, the team at Central Food Equipment can be reached at 863-665-4314, or better yet you can visit Central Food Equipment at 3310 Reynolds Rd, Lakeland for your home or commercial kitchen needs.

by GRACE BOGGESS