Care & Use of Silicone Baking Mats
Our Non-Stick Silicone Baking Mats are designed for all types of ovens. From cookie baking to gourmet pastry preparation, nothing sticks to these silicone mats. It is reusable for thousands of uses and provides even heat transfer to all baked goods.
How to Use
Place Non-Stick Silicone Baking Mats on a baking sheet or pan with the writing side up. Do not use grease. Lay product to be baked or frozen directly on the Non-Stick Silicone Baking Mat. Note that your recipe baking temperature may need to be adjusted according to your oven. Chefs Note: Non-Stick Silicone Baking Mats are effective in temperatures from minus 40 F to 480 F ( minus 40 C to 280 C ).
How to Clean
Clean your Silicone Baking Mats with a damp, soft sponge, then rinse with clean water.
Shake to remove excess water and dry in open air.
A mild detergent or soap may be used if needed.
Chefs Note: a slight oily residue after washing is normal, as is a slight discoloration. Strong flavored foods may leave a trace scent on the Non-Stick Silicone Baking Mats. Once clean and dry, store the Non-Stick Silicone Baking Mats flat.
Do not use scraper or brush to clean Non-Stick Silicone Baking Mats.
Never cut the Non-Stick Silicone Baking Mat or cut on it, there is a mesh reinforcement inside.
Do not fold the Non-Stick Silicone Baking Mat.
Do not grease the Non-Stick Silicone Baking Mats. Never use a cut or ripped Non-Stick Silicone Baking Mats as the fiberglass mesh material could migrate into the food. Avoid using automatic dishwashers, as they may harm the Non-Stick Silicone Baking Mats.
Do not use Silicone Baking Mats with a broiler, a grill, or place directly on the bottom of an oven.
Chefs Note: These last for thousands of uses ! Happy Baking !
How to Correctly Calibrate Bimetal Pocket Thermometers...
The Bi-Therm coil in a bimetal thermometer is approximately two inches long at the bottom of the shaft. For effective and accurate measurement, the bimetal stem should be inserted into the meat or soups, etc. the full two inches. A dimple in the stem of the Taylor Bimetal thermometer shows the actual length that should be inserted into the meat or into soups. How to Use the Exclusive Safe T Set Calibration System. This fast, easy procedure offers added daily assurance of exacting temperature measurement:
1. Fill a container with finely crushed ice, top with clean tap water and stir well.
2. Remove the thermometer from its case and slide the stem through the hole in the wrench pocket (no additional tools required) until the adjusting nut below the dial head snaps securely in place.
3. Using the case as a handle, immerse the thermometer stem into the ice a minimum of 2 inches for 30 seconds. The stem should not touch the sides/bottom of the container.
4. If the temperature reading is 32F, the thermometer is accurately calibrated.
5. If adjustment is required, turn the head of the thermometer while the stem remains immersed in ice, until the pointer reads 32F.
Chefs Note: Every professional Chef uses a food thermometer, many times a day! It is an important tool for proper temperature and food safety. Clean as you go. Wash your hands often. Train others to do these important steps. Sanitize everything on a regular basis!
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