A saucepan is used for cooking food using heat, normally applied at the bottom of the sauce pan. The heat may be directly applied to the bottom of the sauce pan on top of some kind of stove or flame, or induction heating can be employed if the particular bottom of the sauce pan is made from ferromagnetic metal. Saucepans are commonly made from copper, aluminum, stainless steel, anodized aluminum, cast iron, and various types of glass such as Pyrex. So, if you don’t know how to use saucepan don’t worry; we are here to provide basic information. There is the following simple guideline about sauce pan usage.
You must choose your sauce pan according to the sizes and shapes of the objects you want to boil or fry. For example, if you want to cook a small number of food items such as eggs and tea leaves, sauce pans with small mouth should be selected; if we need sauce pan larger sauce pans can be selected.
We need to pour some oil into sauce pan after selecting sauce pan, then heat sauce pan. Adding oil sauce pans later put on the fire will cause the product to smoke black, so adding oil before cooking is very important.
When putting saucepan on the stove for heating, please note sauce pans are heated saucepan, sauce pan with straw fire is not allowed.
Sauce pan after heating should be removed on stove, sauce pan open sauce pan on stove for more than 5 minutes long time will produce strain on sauce pan due to material expansion and contraction caused by high temperature difference; sauce pan first added oil once cold sauce pan on the water will cause the product smoked black.
Food items should be put into sauce pans according to their order of hardness (from softest to hardest). For example, vegetables are softer than meat; crab soup is softer than clams; then you can put them into sauce pans in that order.
When the food inside sauce pans is cooked, sauce pan should be removed from saucepan on stove to saucepans open sauce pan.
Sauce pan with cold water to wash the inside of sauce pan, because sauce pans will have food bits attached to their inner walls after cooking if not properly washed. If sauce pans are not cleaned properly, they may form rust. Therefore, sauce pan must be washed thoroughly clean.
Sauce pan use oil or lard can prevent rusting after washing sauce pans. Sauce pans need to be dried before being placed in storage so that moisture does not cause dark stains. After drying off any remaining drops of water with a towel, just place it flatly into your cup, and you’re done. Finally, sauce pan should be stored in a dry place, saucepans should not be piled up.