You've always dreamt of the perfect cookware where you can create many a delightful dish for your friends and family. Now that you have it, taking the proper steps to care for them will stretch its life significantly.
Of course, the ideal clean-up is to promptly rinse the pans right after cooking. Better yet, reduce harmful scrubbing by heating water in the pan to soften any remaining residue; this make for easy cleaning too. Here are 8 handy tips for caring for your cookware brought to you by Sunnex, a trusted brand in Filipino cookware. Never use abrasive or caustic cleaners like cleansers. Try adding a little baking soda while heating water to remove stubborn residue or stains. Don't use metal scourging pads or scrubbers on fine finishes. It leaves microscopic scratches that causes food to stick. Use nylon if you must scrub. Season steel, cast aluminum and cast iron. At high temperatures, oil or shortening carbonizes in the pores of metal cookware and prevents food from burning and anchoring themselves to the pans. A well-seasoned pan is nearly stick-proof. Don't crack up the heat with non-stick pans. If will severely shorten its life. Season non-stick aluminum pans as well; this well ensure that your cookware stays in good form. Gently and briefly pre-heat cookware. Pre-heating before adding shortening to help prevent food from sticking. Use the right materials when cooking. Abrasions occur when stirring or frying, so use metal spoons for stainless and nylon, wood and silicon spoons for non-stick. Never store acidic foods in pans.All metals react with acids; it's only a matter of time before you start noticing the damage. Avoid white spots. Minerals in the water cause white spots to appear on non-stick surface, try wiping the surface with white vinegar or lemon juice.
Real cooking pleasure comes when you have the best equipment. Made of only high-grade stainless steel, the Tristan Chef's Classics by Sunnex is safe to use, easy-to-clean, and lasts for a lifetime. Best of all, the aluminum encapsulated bottom distributes heat evenly.
The result? Every dish becomes a gourmet masterpiece. Picking the right cookware and taking good care of it ensures that you'll enjoy it with your family for a long time. It's cooking for keeps.