Discovering The Truth About Cookware
About Non Stick Frying Pans
There are three things that must come with a nonstick frying pan when you plan to buy one in the market and these are nylon sponge, wooden spatula and of course, owner’s manual explaining how to take care of this product correctly. The best thing about this is that, majority of quality pans have an instruction booklet.
Before you start using your newly bought non stick frying pan, you should wash it thoroughly in a hot soapy water with a dishcloth or sponge, followed by rinsing in hot water and then, dry it out completely. Next, apply a small amount of cooking oil and then, wipe off the excess by using a paper towel. This makes the pan seasoned and ready for use.
In most instances, you should never use heat setting that’s above medium because in reality, delicate foods your frying pan is made for do not necessarily need it and also, high heat is a big enemy for delicate nonstick surfaces. Now, nonstick does not indicate that you can cook even without using oil but, this simply gives you an advantage that you can use little amount of it.
Exclusive use of olive oil is highly recommended which is dispensed from spray container. Avoid pouring from a bottle as this will only make you to put too much from the pan. Say for example that you can’t find an olive oil spray, you may want to improvise by recycling a window cleaner spray bottle.
If you want to be sure that the nonstick surface of your pan is going to last for long, then there are a few things that you should be mindful about. For example, it’ll be smart to use plastic, silicon, wood utensils or rubber. Even though scratches do not affect nonstick properties, there’s still the chance that they might disfigure the surface so be sure that you avoid metal or any type of sharp objects to cook with your nonstick pan.
After each use, make sure to follow it up with a thorough cleaning. What you have to do here is wash it using warm water with some mild detergent but be sure that you are washing it well enough in an effort to remove all oil residue. In the event that the oil isn’t removed, it might bake into the surface for the next time it’s heated causing impairment to its nonstick effect.
Whether you believe it or not, you can enjoy nonstick cooking for quite a long time so long as you follow these tips in using the pan and at the same time, treating it with a degree of respect.
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