Once you use this Wooden Slotted Pot-Sitter Spoon you will wonder what you ever did without it! Handmade in Pennsylvania from local American Black Cherry Trees. Notched on the side to rest on the edge of a pot or pan keeping the drips in. It measures at 12" long give or take 1/4" since they are each made by hand. Use food grade mineral oil to protect it. Wash and dry by hand using mild soap. Not dishwasher safe.