Handy for serving heavy dishes such as casseroles and pasta dishes, the OXO Steel Spoon is a must have for all kitchens. The durable construction also makes it ideal for scooping ice cream and frozen treats with ease. Consider ordering several to have a full set of serving utensils for gatherings at your home. The simple design is appropriate for all occasions and matches nearly any decor. This spoon is great for stirring thick stews, chili and large pots of sauces with ease. Checking the consistency of sauces is often easier with a spoon like this too. It can also be used to reach the bottom of jars where regular table spoons cannot. The Steel spoon can be washed by hand if desired. It is also suitable for washing in the dishwasher.