This article is a strong testament to how incredible silicone dividers are as a material, but first and foremost, let’s just address the fact that Cheat Sheets is a creative-spark that was just waiting to happen. If you’ve ever made an elaborate roast, or experimented with multi-flavor desserts, or just watched a video on Buzzfeed Tasty, you’ll notice that oftentimes, your ingredients end up fighting for space on a single tray. Veggies, meats, breads, all end up on one platform, cooking for the same amount of time, and mixing up with each other. Some vegetables like broccoli cook faster, while others like potatoes take longer.
Doughs require a very specific temperature setting while cheeses don’t. The baking tray often forces you to follow a one-setting-fits-all approach to cooking, which can often be a problem when foods end up getting over/undercooked, or mixed up with each other even though you want them to remain separated and compartmentalized. It’s almost a metaphor for the time we’re living in. Bosch, GE, KitchenAid and Whirlpool are the biggest oven brands all over the world. But this kind of silicone dividers are useful for everyone and for every oven.
The Cheat Sheets are basically, and this reference couldn’t be more relevant, social distancing containers for your ingredients. You use the same baking tray, but the Cheat Sheets silicone containers sit ON the tray, giving you miniature compartments to cook your food in. Veggies like asparagus that need shorter cook times can be adding in the same tray as salmon. Which needs more time in the oven. Once you feel like the asparagus is done, just reach in with your baking mitten and pull just the asparagus container out of the oven and let the salmon still cook inside. It’s easy, simple, and here’s the best part – your baking tray never gets dirty!
Designed for better control, the Cheat Sheets don’t just allow you to segregate separate ingredients for the same dish, they let you simultaneously cook two separate dishes together too, separating them according to flavor. The most obvious instance is in desserts, where people tend to get picky. I, for instance, am a basic vanilla and fruit junkie, while others around me usually tend to gravitate towards decadent chocolate desserts.
The Cheat Sheets allow you to simultaneously cook two separate dishes in their respective containers. As opposed to using rudimentary aluminum foil dividers. Or running your oven for two separate cycles. The Cheat Sheets let you responsibly divide and utilize real estate on your baking tray. Giving you the ability to be versatile, and still be in control of your cooking. In fact, each Cheat Sheet container-set comes with its own baking tray. As well as a handy guide that gives you cooking times and temperatures for all your food. So you never over or undercook any ingredient again.
The Cheat Sheets are from high-quality food-grade silicone. In short, they’re safe to cook in, can withstand high temperatures, are extremely easy to clean. And can go right into a dishwasher. The silicone containers can go right into the fridge after they’ve cooled down too. And are classy-looking enough to directly eat from. Because the last thing we need in this lockdown is to have to wash more dishes!