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Collating measuring spoons

We're thinking of getting another set of measuring spoons*, which is why I was looking at them online last night. There isn't that big a range of features they tend to come with. Melamine or metal. Flat- or round-bottomed. Round or oblong. Number of spoons and how small the set goes.

One feature they all advertise, however, is a way of keeping the set together. Handy loop or chain. Magnetism.

C. looked at the images I showed him with astonishment. We can't get those, he said. They're chained together. Use one, and they'll all get dirty!

We keep our spoons loose in a container in a drawer, unchained, although they arrived years ago with loop to secure them.

How do you keep your measuring spoons?

Looped, chained, or magnetized together.
27(38.6%)
Unlooped, unchained, and unmagnetized.
30(42.9%)
I don't have measuring spoons.
5(7.1%)
Other, to be explained in a comment.
8(11.4%)


* Spice-intensive meals involve going through a lot of them very quickly, and spices require re-used spoons to be both washed *and* dried, which is fiddly when measuring lots of things quickly.

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rhiannon76
Mar. 2nd, 2012 06:27 pm (UTC)
I have one set that snaps together, so it's easy enough to just use one and then snap them all together in the drawer when they're clean. My other set came with a loop, which I used to use (though I would detach them when I actually used them), but somewhere along the way it broke or got lost. I still nestle them together in the drawer when they're clean and not in use, though.