[Sca-cooks] OOP Need some advice....
rattkitten at bellsouth.net
Tue Oct 23 19:24:26 PDT 2007
Jen Conrad wrote:
> A steam jacketed kettle as large as you can get, possibly more than one,
> if you can, will save your back when cooking pasta for a crowd. These
> will heat faster than a pot of water on the stove, most do tilt either
> by pulling a handle toward you (be careful) or will have an automated
> system to tilt the product out. The really big ones will have a drain
> at the bottom of the pot, which makes draing the pasta so much easier.
That is what I was thinking of for soups and pastas...
> A steamer unit is also great to have as well! (Just beware of taking
> out hot pans filled with boiling liquids, ask me how I know.)
Ok I am curious... how many pounds of whatever I want to steam can these
things handle at once? I would love to be able to steam veggies... oh
wait or are you talking a steam table which basically holds foods?
> A rack with washable bins for holding utensils is also good to have as
> well. Much better than rummaging through drawers for utensils.
Oh sorry Got those!!!!! It was one of my first requests.... ;)
Literally!!! I walked in and said "Oh we have a Hobart.... we need
utensil racks!!!! Now I don't run and store them but I could... I don't
because they get icky...
> A floor mixer will be great if you plan on doing mashed potatoes for the
> masses. Be sure to get all the mixing attachments.
Well I do potato pearls right now on the stove... but for 600 or so I am
thinking a mixer would be best!!!!
> Walk in refrigerators and freezers are nice as well :-)
Oh yeah sorry that was 1st on my request list!!!! We are thinking a
combo unit! I am excited!!!
> Hope this helps,
> Luveday, who recently transferred to a kitchen without all these
> wonderful toys :-(
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