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Fine Cooking's Secret Weapon: The Wooden Spatula

Scandinavian carved wooden spatulas available at

Scandinavian carved wooden spatulas available at

By Shelley Wiseman, Senior Food Editor

August 29th, 2012

For many of us in the test kitchen, the wooden spatula is a low-tech secret weapon. Compared with a wooden spoon, its sturdy flat edge does a better job of scraping up those yummy brown bits at the bottom of a skillet, stirring a custard to keep the egg from overcooking on the bottom, and preventing a crust from forming on the bottom of a pot of mashed potatoes. Now the secret is out.

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Comments (2)

TheFoodGeek writes: And perhaps a clickable link to the Why of the Wooden Spoon might be better. Posted: 4:42 pm on August 29th

TheFoodGeek writes: And for more information, I answered a question about these a while back. Posted: 4:41 pm on August 29th

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