About Non Stick Frying Pans
When you are buying nonstick frying pan in the market, there are basically 3 things that must come with it and these include the nylon sponge, wooden spatula and of course, owner’s manual telling you how to take care of it. The good thing is, most of high 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. When you are done, apply a small amount of cooking oil and then, wipe the excess with a paper towel. This makes the pan seasoned and ready for use.
Most of the time, never use heat setting that is above medium because the truth is, delicate foods your frying pan is made for do not require it and at the same time, high heat is a big enemy for delicate nonstick surfaces. Now, nonstick does not necessarily mean that you can cook foods without oil however, it gives you the benefit of using just a little amount of it.
The exclusive use of olive oil is advisable which is dispensed from a spray container. You must never pour from a bottle as it’ll make you put too much from the pan. Try to improvise a little bit in the event that you can’t find an olive oil spray like for instance, recycling a window cleaner spray bottle.
If you want to be sure that your pan’s nonstick surface will last for a long time, there are some things that you have to be reminded of. To give you a quick example, using plastic, silicon, wood utensils or rubber will be smart. There’s the possibility that they may disfigure the surface despite the fact that scratches do not affect nonstick properties so try to 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. Here, you should wash it using warm water with a mild detergent but, wash it well enough to remove oil residue. Say for example that you were not able to remove the oil completely, there is a chance that it will bake into the surface for the next time that it is heated, which will then cause impairment to the nonstick effect it has.
Whether you believe it or not, treating your nonstick frying pan with respect and following these tips at the same time, rest assure that you can enjoy nonstick cooking for a very long time.