It seems to be everywhere: in the bright tip of a spatula, in a vast array of shaped bakeware, in flexible steamer inserts, and in a little gadget that will make poached eggs
super-easy. I'm referring, of course, to silicone, the new-ish wonder material that has taken over the kitchenware industry. But what is it, exactly? Read the definition of silicone
, its chemical makeup, its properties, and why it's so useful in kitchenware products.