Top 10 Small Kitchen Appliances
Small Kitchen Appliances are machines which are small in nature and help you complete tasks in the kitchen. They are small in size so they donít take up much space and help you a lot in completing the kitchen work quickly. Some of these appliances are an absolute necessity these days and you canít think of completing your kitchen work without them. Even small and easy tasks are performed using these appliances nowadays. Given below are 10 small kitchen appliances which are very important in any kitchen:-
Coffee MakerA coffee maker is used to brew coffee in the household. It is one of the most important small kitchen appliances. There are many different kinds of coffee makers available in the market. But basically what they all do is boil water and also mix the coffee grounds with it to make coffee.
ToasterA toaster is a small appliance used in the kitchen to toast bread. The different models available are from basic toasters to high end toasters. A typical toaster usually has two openings for two slices of bread to be put in them, and toast them this usually is done by heating them and take form a minute to three minutes.
FryerA fryer is a kitchen appliance used in frying or deep frying food items. While usually fryers or deep fryers were originally used in commercial kitchens their smaller versions are now used in household kitchens. Frying is usually done by heating up the oil in a fryer and dipping food in it through the baskets. When the frying is completed the basket is taken out.
Rice CookerA rice cooker or a rice steamer is used to cook rice. The basic versions use electricity to boil the water and the rice in it and stop after a certain time limit, usually between 10 to 15 minutes when the rice is cooked. They are small in nature and usually donít take up a lot of space.
Food ProcessorA food processor is a device usually containing interchangeable discs and blades and is used in automating and facilitating the repetitive tasks in the kitchen. They usually have an electric motor running the blades and use electricity to work and are available easily in the market with different types of models.
BlenderA blender is used to emulsify, puree or mix food in the kitchen. It usually has a jar with a blade attached to the bottom to cut and mix items or make them into a paste. They usually run on electricity and have a motor installed for the blade to function. It is usually made up of plastic, stainless steel and glass.
Food MixerA food mixer is an appliance used in folding, beating, whipping and mixing the food items in the kitchen. It usually comes in two different kinds, the stand mixer and the hand mixer. Both are electrically powered and usually contain one or two mixers attached at the end to mix the food items.
Electric GrillAn electric grill is usually used to barbecue food items. It involves the heating up of grills to a very high temperature and provides direct heat to the food items. This is usually thermal radiation and the high temperature helps in cooking the food items placed on top of the grill.
Slow CookerA slow cooker is an appliance which is used for simmering the food items placed in the slow cooker. This usually requires the slow cooker to maintain very low temperatures for a long time and allows unattended cooking of food. The slow cookers usually run on electricity but consume low power as they only need low temperatures.
MicrowaveA microwave or a microwave oven as it is also known is one of the most popular and one of the most common kitchen appliance in the world. You can find this appliance nearly in every kitchen and household across the globe. Microwaves use electricity to generate microwaves to cook the food items.
Published by: Claire Dowen on Jan 24 2013
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