These paddles work great for stirring your rice and grains since it won’t break the grains while cooking. They have a slightly upturned front to aid in mixing or serving your dish. These have also been found to be useful with mixing thick batters like scones. These paddles are offered in two lengths to suit your needs. The long one is 12 inches and the short one is 8 inches long. Wooden utensils are safe for non stick pans. These are finished with mineral oil and beeswax. Hand wash with warm soapy water and dry immediately, please don’t soak or put into the dishwasher, if they become fuzzy in appearance coat lightly with mineral oil.