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Thick wooden cutting boards

Answered 2 years ago

I’ve never liked them, I don’t like how heavy, bulky and difficult they are to clean.

What’s the appeal?

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2 years ago
I only have wooden doing boards. But don't buy them if you don't like them

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2 years ago
*chopping. Not doing lol

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2 years ago
😂 what do you do on them

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2 years ago
I love the wooden ones. Had mine 6 years until it recently broke and I'm devastated lol.

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2 years ago
There are lots of advantages to having a wood chopping block. They are softer on knives then glass and plastic so they don't loose their sharpness. Wood is naturally antibacterial and easy to clean where as bacteria sticks to the rough, porous surface of plastic. Just rinse under hot water and a bit of detergent or use vinegar. A wipe with oil sometimes is recommended.
They can be used to put hot pots on or to serve food but like other people have said, if you don't like them then don't use them.

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2 years ago
Look after them and they'll last years. Nice to have a board that doesn't move around. It doesn't blunt your knife (compared to a glass board), and environmentally some people are trying to reduce the amount of plastic used (provided the wood is sustainably sourced).

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2 years ago
I have always used wooden chopping boards. They aren’t hard to clean. I dislike the plastic ones as much as you seem to dislike the wooden ones. I guess it comes down to personal preference.

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2 years ago
I have a thick bamboo one and I like it better than the rest because it stays still on its own and absorbs the noise from chopping. You can also walk around with food on them holding with one hand without it bending or things sliding off. Plastic chopping boards move and make a horrible noise and you need to use 2 hands to move them around. I wash mine normally and just spray it with cooking oil if it dries out.

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2 years ago
The aesthetic, duh. I can half arse a cheese platter on there and it looks awesome. Chuck on some crackers, cut up tasty cheese cubes, some colby, a wedge of brie. Some grapes, apricots, bread sticks, and a couple of figs. I'm all about the instagram worthy half arsery.
Also, when I have hot trays coming out of the oven, they can rest on it without needing the have the oven mit underneath.