People Are Boiling Wooden Spoons And We’re Totally Grossed Out
I don't know about you, but I love a good internet challenge.
Well, I don't love this one.
Maybe it's the pandemic talking, but I've been hyper aware of the way I clean my house, my car, my kids, my SELF. And, notably, my kitchen.
I've cursed my white countertops from here to Nebraska, but they do force me into being a very clean person with a very clean kitchen. I'm also happy to report there are no wooden spoons in my kitchen.
Because y'all, have you seen what happens when you boil them?
A judge on Masterchef Australia commented on the cleanliness -- or lack, thereof -- of wooden spoons in a recent interview saying:
"..stick an old one in a cup of boiling water to see what fate awaits all wooden spoons. Give it a sniff. Phew, stinky! And you were going to stir your custard with that."
Naturally, the internet knows a dare when it hears one, and here's the result:
If you ever needed a good excuse to upgrade your kitchen utensils to silicone, I think you found your reason.