Friday, January 1, 2010

Here's the scoop...

You know you are falling apart when you strain your neck getting dressed. I am writing to all of you from my couch. I can't move my neck more than a couple millimeters in any direction. Damn hooded sweatshirts! My eyeballs are beginning to feel sore from doing all the work. The muffins I was planning to make will have to wait until tomorrow. I did want to tell you about a couple great kitchen utensils I love though. They are the Oxo Good Grips Medium Cookie Scoop and the Oxo Good Grips Large Cookie Scoop.

The medium holds 1 1/2 tablespoons of cookie dough while the large holds 3 tablespoons. You get perfectly round, uniform cookies every time. The release lever means you don't have to use your fingers to get dough out. I have never used the large scoop for cookies yet but they hold the perfect amount of batter for muffins and cupcakes. The medium scoop is ideal for mini-muffins. They are also decent ice cream scoops. I use the medium scoop to make little ice cream balls sometimes. They look pretty cute.

I'm hoping to wake up tomorrow with some neck movement. Not a great way to spend the first day of 2010. I'm thinking it can only get better from here though. Happy New Year!

5 comments:

  1. So sorry to hear about your neck! That is a huge bummer. I love using the scoops for cookie dough, too-- mine isn't as fancy with the rubber handles, so I might have to get on that! Hope you feel better soon!

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