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Perfect for the delicate coating on Teflon cookware, these wooden spatulas add a warm touch to the kitchen that any cook will appreciate.
By George Huron
When my wife noticed that her favorite wooden cooking spatula was fraying near the edge, she asked if I could repair it. Upon inspection, it was clear that with a little sanding it would be as good as new.
But as I sanded out the worn edge, I wondered what it was about this tool that made it her favorite. I held it as if stirring an imaginary dish on my workbench and noticed that it curved downward and to the right. I realized that these curves made stirring more comfortable by minimizing the raising of the elbow and bending of the wrist required when using straight spatulas. What’s more, a wooden spatula poses no danger of melting like plastic ones, or burning fingers on overheated metal. Besides, the wood just feels good in your hands.
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