A wire whisk stirs, whips and breaks up foods such as scrambled eggs, cake batter and brown sugar. A whisk can also be used to make homemade ice cream when a machine is not available.
The whisk is most commonly known to be a kitchen tool that mixes ingredients together until smooth. These can be dry ingredients as well as wet ingredients. In fact, during baking, it is a common recommendation of pastry chefs to whisk the dry ingredients together until blended before one adds the wet ingredients. However, the kitchen isn't the only place a wire whisk is handy. Using one to mix the suds of a bubble bath can bring new life to stale water.