He's adding salt and pepper to the soup.
grab or get
You need a long set of tongs to grab hot dogs off of a hot grill.
I use a blender when I want to make a milkshake or some other type of drink.
You can blend yogurt, fruit juice, and ice cream to make a smoothie.
When water boils over it comes out of the pot, so be careful!
He's whisking some batter to make a cake.
A colander is useful when you need to drain noodles or wash vegetables.
This cookie cutter cuts heart-shaped cookies.
How do you cook noodles? Most people use a big pot like this one.
Some things must be strained through a strainer because the pieces are so small.
Many things are cooked in a pan.
use / grate
We use a grater for carrots, cheese, potatoes, and cabbage.
It's easier to grate a carrot than it is to cut it into small pieces.
A muffin pan is used for baking muffins.
Many Americans use a knife block to store their knives because it's safer than storing them in a drawer.
It's easy to microwave food, but sometimes the taste isn't very good.
use / blend / mix
This is used for mixing or blending batter.
keep / store
If you keep your spices in an container like this one, they will last longer.
grab / take out
You must have an oven mitt to take hot things out of the oven.
A pizza cutter cuts easily through a hard pizza crust.
Sauces can simmer in a saucepan for a long time.
fire up / start
He's going to fire up his propane stove to boil some water.
They're roasting hot dogs over a campfire. What fun!
Most people use a stick to roast hotdogs, but you can also use a skewer.
A frying pan like this one is used to fry all kinds of meat: bacon, sausage, hamburger, and fish.
Watch out for your thumbs when slicing potatoes.
This little oven can be used for barbequing things outside.
Use a spatula when flipping pancakes, hamburgers, and eggs.
She's stirring some carrots into some vegetable soup.
toss / mix
When tossing salad, you have to evenly mix all the vegetables and the lettuce together.
They're preparing some vegetable trays for a party.
She's basting her turkey so that it doesn't dry out in then oven.
We use a waffle iron to make old-fashioned waffles.
Stif-frying vegetables and meat in a wok has to be done very quickly to avoid overcooking the vegetables.
use / roll / roll out
A rolling pin is used for rolling out dough for pie crust.
She's really mad at her husband. When he gets home, she's going to hit him with her rolling pin.
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