Last Updated : Oct 01,2021

Toothpick Glossary | Recipes with Toothpick |
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Toothpicks are small sticks made of wood, plastic, metal or any other material and are normally used to remove any food material stuck in teeth. It usually has one sharp edge to insert between teeth. They are also used to hold small appetizers like kebabs, tikkas, cheese cubes, or any mini snacks. Normally toothpicks are made of wood, where the wooden logs are first spiral cut into thin sheets, which are then cut, chopped, milled and bleached (to lighten) into the individual toothpicks.

How to Select
Choose from the variety of material used to make toothpicks from market according to your requirement. They are available in packs and also sold loose.

Culinary Uses
• They are generally used to hold small appetizers while serving them like tikkas, kebabs, pakodas etc.
• They are also used to keep the layers of sandwiches and burgers together.

How to Store
Always store the toothpicks in a clean and dry place. Toothpicks boxes and holders are also available in market.

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