Everyone needs a way to lay their spoons and forks down on the countertops without picking up any germs from the counters or leaving a mess behind on them. With the Le Creuset Spoon Rest, you have an easy way to rest a utensil quickly and to know exactly where it is as you are cooking. It protects both the utensil and the countertop as you continue making your meal. The fun color of the spoon rest gives you a bright bit of color for your kitchen and makes the process of cooking more fun. To clean it, just place it in the dishwasher when you're finished with meal preparation.