How To Care For Wooden Utensils

How To Care For Wooden Utensils

From time to time wooden spoons and cooking utensils need to be sanded and oiled. Regular oiling of wooden kitchen utensils moisturizes the wood to prevent cracks.

How to care for wood spoons

You’ll need:

  • wooden spoons
  • coarse and fine sandpaper
  • cooking oil, such as olive oil
How To Care For Wooden Utensils
Rough wooden spoon

Sand the rough wooden spoons with sandpaper till they feel smooth. I used two different sandpapers: a coarse and a fine.

Wooden spoon sandpaper

Wash the sanded spoons with soapy water and let them dry completely.

Oiled wooden spoons olive oil

Then use cooking oil to oil the wooden utensils – I used olive oil. There’s quite a difference between the oiled and the not yet oiled wooden spoons and spatulas. Let the oil soak in for some hours. Then wipe off the excess oil.

2 thoughts on “How To Care For Wooden Utensils

  1. Wow. this is the most beautiful easiest blog of cleaning wooden utensils I have seen. Thank you so much for your hard work. This will help alot.

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