A simple wooden spoon can keep my pot of pasta from boiling over?
This piece of kitchen cutlery will prevent my stove from being a complete mess?
Would a metal spoon work? What about a fork? Any flatware?
So many questions. I’ve never tried this, but I will.
The folks at Wonderhowto.com claim it works and explain why.
It’s called the “Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon” when you start noticing something everywhere. Like for instance you write a blog about cutlery and you really like the design of spoons. Then suddenly every single day you start seeing spoons everywhere. It’s a fatal flatware affliction.
There is a great new food site from the people at Vice called Munchies.Vice.com and they have an interesting article about heavy cutlery. The results of a study at Oxford University state that food seems to taste better if you use heavy forks and knives. An experiment showed that the people using weighty knives and forks thought their food actually tasted better that those who were given lightweight cutlery.
So what do you think? Do you notice that the food doesn’t get the respect it deserves if it’s served with something like plastic cutlery? I think so. So how do chopsticks affect the situation? Questions and more questions about flatware…