Essentials for Egg Loving Folks’ Kitchens
So, you want to be a gourmet cook and you want to know what
materials you’ll need to make your job easier when it
comes to cooking eggs. Well, here are 8 helpful tools, as
well as a brief explanation on how to use each one.
1. Antibacterial Soap: You should always
have antibacterial soap at the kitchen sink so that you can
quickly wash your hands, utensils, or anything else that comes
in contact with egg material. This will lessen the chance
of contracting salmonellosis.
2. Egg ring: The egg ring is a stainless
steel metal ring that is used when frying up eggs to ensure
that your eggs don’t lose their shape during the frying
3. Egg separator: Egg separators are used
to separate egg yolks from whites. This helps prevents bacteria,
like salmonella, from spreading when you separate the two.
4. Egg slicer: An egg slicer makes perfectly
cut slices out of your hard boiled eggs. Simply place your
egg into the shaped bottom and fold-over the top portion of
the slicer and out pops thin and perfectly cut slices.
5. Egg poacher: This amazing device allows
you to place raw eggs into simmering water by utilizing a
footed, perforated egg-shaped cup which cleverly maintains
the egg’s shape during the poaching process.
6. Steel Spatula: A steel spatula will allow
you to successfully fold in egg whites into your favorite
7. Thermometer: You should always have a
thermometer in your refrigerator to ensure that you refrigerator
is at least 40 degrees Fahrenheit and should also have one
that you can stick in boiling water to ensure that water for
boiling eggs reaches at least 160 degrees Fahrenheit to ensure
that your eggs are cooked thoroughly.
8. Wire whisks: These come in handy when
you need to thoroughly mix ingredients like eggs. They also
enable you to smooth out lumpy batters or sauces and can act
as a back-up rotary beater.