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Fine Cooking’s Secret Weapon: The Wooden Spatula

Scandinavian carved wooden spatulas available at westelm.com.

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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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