Benefits of Using Wooden Utensils *

-This post is in collaboration with The Muntu-

When it comes to your kitchen, quality is king. Sure, you can use plastic but wooden is much better to use over time. You'll get the most out of your utensils and have a better experience using them in your kitchen. Here are some benefits of using wooden utensils.

 Wooden Utensils Last Much Longer
If you're someone that enjoys being in the kitchen a lot, you know that longevity is the key. Remember that wooden bowl made in Africa that your Grandma had for years? Well, she was smart to invest in that because wood lasts a lot longer than plastic materials. 

They're also lightweight and durable, which is a great combination for having in your kitchen. You'll want to move around, and these are the perfect items to wield when you're cooking that big Sunday meal for your family. Not to mention, all the stuff you put in the bowl will contain the smell of just the food. 

You won't have to worry about the material mixing in with the aroma of your delicious meal. 

Wood Is Heat Resistant

Another thing that's great about a wooden utensil is the heat resistance. When you're making your soups and stews, you need a good spoon to stir things up. A wooden one is perfect because it doesn't alter its shape when being in boiling water. 

Plastic gets to the same temperature as the water, which is quite hazardous while you're cooking.

As a result, you won't have a reliable tool anymore to use in your cooking. You not only want longevity in your tools but you don't want to get burned either. 

Bigger Chance of Contaminating Your Food

Plastic is very easy to melt. Just remember when your big plastic spoon is changing shape, chances are it's melting into your food. Think about how that becomes a danger to you and your family while eating. 

Even if you're not affected immediately, the harmful substances in plastic could be detrimental to your body in the future. Wood doesn't chip away like that when it comes to cooking.

Wood is also softer than plastic, which is great for keeping your other cookware intact. You can put your food in a wooden bowl to store for later use.  

When you're in your kitchen, you want to be sure to use the right utensils for the best cooking experience. Having reliable and safe utensils will help keep you and your family out of harm's way. 

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