Happy Cheese Makers Since 1978
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    This measuring spoon set is great for getting just the right amount of culture for your recipes when using our large culture packs.

    DESCRIPTION: Stainless Steel with the following measurements.

    • Tad: 1/4 tsp.
    • Dash: 1/8 tsp.
    • Pinch: 1/16 tsp.
    • Smidgen: 1/32 tsp.

    **Please note that the tsp measurements do not appear on the spoons. There is a label on the bag that gives the equivalents.

    USAGE: Use to accurately measure small quantities of powder or liquid.

    TO CLEAN: Wash in hot soapy water after use and allow to dry.

    RETURN INFORMATION: We are sorry but we cannot accept returns of used equipment. For our full return policy, please click here.

    Based on 18 Reviews
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    • Good quality
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    • Actual measurements not printed on them
    From: Seattle, WA

    Handy Measuring

    So I bought these without reading any of the reviews because, well, they are measuring spoons right? However, I expected that the actual measuring amounts would be imprinted but instead, it only had the smidgen, dash etc on them. Since many of the recipes I use call for actual measurements, it was a bit of a let down. However, the conversion is on the plastic bag they were shipped in so I keep it handy and the quality of the actual spoons is great. Even knowing what I know now, I would order again. :)

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    Perfect!

    I purchased this product a few months ago and I have used these measuring spoons endlessly for a few batches of Camembert, and a Havarti-like cheese (room-temperature washed curd cheese). It is extremely helpful to have these. My only critique is that I wish the spoons also indicated what fraction of a teaspoon each spoon was, and to have it engraved on each. However, I will probably engrave them myself.

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    • quality
    • price
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    • no standard markings
    From: VA

    Good product

    These are excellent. Only complaint I have is I wish they had actual measurements on them like 1/4, 1/8, etc.

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    Spoons in this size can be difficult to find. I was glad to find them here at a reasonable price and good quality. If you need the spoon size on the spoon itself, write in on the handle end with a sharpie.

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    Essential tool for cheesemaking! These are hard to find elsewhere and well priced!

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    Must Have Tool

    I like the material. They are metal and heavy which makes them more handy. I bought it for cheesemaking, but it is very useful staff for bakery as well. Love them.

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    • Heavy
    • well-made
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    From: Malaysia

    Quick way to remember the measures

    I love this set of measuring spoons. They're sturdy and will outlive me. I might even write them into my Will! LOL



    I don't bother looking at the descriptions on the spoons or doing any engraving. Here's how I remember the measures:



    The spoons stack up very nicely, and all you have to do is remember two things:



    1. The biggest is a quarter-tsp.

    2. Every measure halves from that point.



    So, a quarter - an eighth - a sixteenth - a thirty-second Go through it a couple of times and it'll be hammered into your head. Hope this helps.

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    Great tool to have for measuring small amounts. I just wish that the proper measures were on the spoons themselves rather than the cutesy smidgeon, dash, pinch.

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    The best tool i can find to accurately measure those tiny amounts! And the best price!!

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    Mini measuring

    These come in very handy for when you buy the larger bags of culture but they are also indispensable for creating small batches out of the single packets when You don't have enough milk for a whole recipe. Love these.

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    • price
    • quality
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    From: N.C.

    Tiny Measuring Spoon

    these are fab. use them for many other things besides cheese.

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    • Makes measuring those micro amounts easy
    Cons:
    • Not labeled witk the amount in tsp.
    From: St. Peters

    Mini measuring spoon set

    Threes are great for measuring very small amounts of culture used for small batches. I do wish they were marked in the tsp. amount instead of dash, pinch ...




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    Definitely a necessity.

    These spoons are an easy investment in making sure your cheese attempt comes out right the first time. Especially for some cultures and additives (and rennet, of course) precision is so very necessary. I'm glad I picked up a set.

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    From: Tacoma WA

    Mini Measuring Spoons

    These are those great little size you can't find elsewhere, especially in a retail store! 1/4 tsp, 1/8th tsp, 1/16th tsp and 1/32nd tsp- that's a smidgen!

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    From: Farmington, PA

    Great tool

    A very handy tool. I have found that half a pack of mesophilic and thermophilic culture is 1 tad.

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    From: Chicagoland

    Essential equipment!

    These measuring spoons are indispensibke for measuring out small quantities of cultures, additives, rennet, etc. I know I'd over-measure without them costing me quality of cheese AND money! I just either keep the plastic bag that the spoons came in which has the actual teaspoon measurement printed on an attached label or mark the measurement on the spoon with a fine point permanent marer. "Problem" solved. Quality product and inexpensuve, will definitely pay for itself.

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    Pros:
    • well made
    • once they are labeled
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    • it's a bit of work to label them
    From: Blacksburg, VA

    Measure Estimates

    Yup! They need to be labeled. Lacking an analytic lab, I used the various unlabeled spoons to fill a standard (read randomly purchased and blindly trusted) teaspoon measure that I've had on hand for decades. The following estimates are probably as accurate as any kitchen measures. From smallest to largest spoons:



    'smidgen' 1/20 tsp;

    'pinch' 1/12 tsp;

    'dash' 1/7 tsp;

    'tad' 1/4 tsp.



    I used an inexpensive vibrating engraver (~$18 from the home improvement store) that was already on hand to mark each of the spoons. At least now we all finally know what a smidgen is.








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    Mini Measuring Spoon Set

    These are very nice, heavy duty stainless steel measuring spoons. I think they''re cute with the titles of "pinch", "dash", etc, I just wish that they also had the actual measurement on them. I actually bought them for my daughters to make itty bitty recipes that fit in teeny tiny pans. However, now I feel like I need to put labels on each spoon so that the true measurement is on them.

    Cute idea, though!