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When purchasing wooden cooking utensils it's not necessary to buy the most expensive, but it is best to avoid the cheapest. Unfortunately these items -- such as wooden spoons and spatulas -- are often made of soft woods that will splinter and deteriorate rapidly. Look for hardwood utensils. These will last for years, especially with proper care and maintenance.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|