Teflon, ceramic and glass utensils to cook with gas

Gas stoves require the most complete kitchenware, now with utensils made of materials such as glass, ceramic and Teflon.

By Cocina Cinco Fuegos

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FRYING PANS

In the 1980s, aluminum frying pans appeared, featuring an interior with a non-stick coating called Teflon. Its purpose is to prepare dishes with little to no fat or grease. Vasconia, always up to date to offer the best cookware, launched pans on the market after perfecting this non-stick coating: Teflon II. Their guarantee: "nothing sticks to them and they can easily be washed just by rinsing."<br>

Utensilios de teflón, cerámica y vidrio para cocinar con gasCocina Cinco Fuegos

FRYING PANS

When using these pans, care must be taken not to subject them to high temperatures, as this destroys the coating. As soon as the surface suffers any damage, they must be discarded. As a collector of kitchen utensils, I must say that these frying pans do not cover the indispensable requirement of durability. At used utensil markets, you can find a large amount of them already categorized as waste—and no brand is exempt.<br>

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ROASTING PAN

Made of aluminum with a non-stick coating and rectangular in shape, the function of the grate is to catch the meat juices. Only this coating does not withstand the demands of everyday cooking. With the appearance of new cooking utensils, they require instructions for their proper use and, if possible, an appealing recipe book to encourage their purchase.<br>

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MOLDS

In addition to the already known molds, those with a non-stick Teflon coating have arrived on the market. Rectangular molds for making foie, vegetable and meat terrines. Also, the classic round mold for baking cakes, already with a non-stick coating inside.<br>

Utensilios de teflón, cerámica y vidrio para cocinar con gasCocina Cinco Fuegos

SANDWICH PRESS

With a non-stick coating and appearing later than the existing aluminum versions, this tool was created for a new way of eating food: ham, cheese, etc. between two slices of bread. To use this utensil, it was recommended to grease the cooking surfaces with butter, margarine or oil, in addition to not using metal fibers or abrasive detergents for cleaning. <br>

Utensilios de teflón, cerámica y vidrio para cocinar con gasCocina Cinco Fuegos

MOLDS

Made of high-strength ceramic in rectangular, oval and round shapes. The rectangular mold with high and slightly inclined edges is suitable for cakes. Its presentation is such that it can easily go from the oven to the table, keeping the food warm until it's time to eat. <br>

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CASSEROLE POT

They are a must-have for any kitchen. It allows meat to be slow-cooked wine or herb base, leaving it tender and juicy. Designed for all types of flames and can even be used in the oven. Thanks to its appearance, it can be presented on the table.<br>

Utensilios de teflón, cerámica y vidrio para cocinar con gasCocina Cinco Fuegos

CASSEROLE POT

Thanks to the lid, all the aromas emanating from the cooking process are preserved the pan and concentrated in the preparation.<br>

Utensilios de teflón, cerámica y vidrio para cocinar con gasCocina Cinco Fuegos

MOLDS

The simplicity of their shapes make them very attractive. One of the many great advantages offered by highly resistant ceramic is that it perfectly cooks food and it is easy to clean.<br>

Utensilios de teflón, cerámica y vidrio para cocinar con gasCocina Cinco Fuegos

OBLONG ROASTING PAN

Can be used as a casserole dish as well as for different preparations, such as meat or game, making it even more versatile.<br>

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OVAL MOLD

Made of heavy-duty ceramic, it is known as a gratin mold. The word gratin comes from French cuisine, and refers to foods that have a golden crust of bread crumbs, grated cheese and butter.

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MOLDS

Because of their size and flat surface, they are ideal for preparing crème brûlèe, puddings or soufflés, and can be taken directly from the oven to the table thanks to their attractive appearance.<br>

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OVEN-SAFE COOKWARE

In Mexico, they were all the rage in the 1940s. Advertising at the time called them "The new monarchs in the kitchen and in the dining room. For the housewife, wonderful glass cookware that can be used in the oven or over a direct flame". Excellent molds for baking pastries, cakes and biscuits.<br>

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OVEN-SAFE COOKWARE

The PYR-O-REY oven-safe cookware was manufactured for the kitchen. Their purpose was to facilitate housewives' cooking tasks: from preparing the dishes and cooking and baking the food, to bringing it to the table, in addition creating the menu, from the starter to the dessert.<br>

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OVEN-SAFE COOKWARE

In 1970, Vitro Crisa in Monterrey produced PYR-O-REY oven-safe cookware: transparent heat-resistant glass molds designed in various shapes and sizes that could be used for baking, serving and refrigeration.<br>

Utensilios de teflón, cerámica y vidrio para cocinar con gasCocina Cinco Fuegos

OVEN-SAFE COOKWARE

Its transparency allows you to check what's being cooked, since you can see what is happening during the process. This mold was decorated using the ancestral technique called "vidrio de pepita."<br>

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FRYING PANS

This frying pan with its unique color, heat-resistant glass and non-stick coating is very practical for cooking over a flame, since it avoids using the oven.<br>

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<b>Curator: </b><br>Lilia Martínez y Torres<br> <br><b>Photographs:</b> <br>On The Shore<br> <br><b>Utensils:</b><br>Cocina Cinco Fuegos

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