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A stirring tool in the form of a food-safe silicone sleeve over
internal mechanism that can change shape. A twist-knob at
top would let the cook select round or flattened profiles.
Why? A Scottish spurtle is a dowel-shaped tool for stirring
porridge as it cooks. An American spurtle
is flat, variously
described as an offset spatula, a flattened spoon, or
like a (very small) cricket bat.
While the flat tool might be useful for some things, it would
blasphemy to stir your porridge with one. Jury is still out
though on whether or not food safe silicone is an acceptable
substitute for beech wood, turned and polished smooth on a
Golden Spurtle won by an American
[Chairborne Hero, Jan 13 2020]
Used for more than myrtle spurtles [Chairborne Hero, Jan 13 2020]
||//Jury is still out though on whether or not food safe silicone
is an acceptable substitute for beech wood, turned and
polished smooth on a lathe.// Jury's back.
||That's a "no" then, is it?
||There's an easy solution to this conundrum. Don't make American porridge.
||Is there such a thing as American Porridge?
||I guess so. The late Bob Moore of "Bob's Red Mill"
(based in Portland,
Oregon, USA) won the Golden Spurtle competition
Using an Oregon myrtle wood spurtle and steel cut
his own company.
||His namesake company has won a few times and
for a while
they sold myrtle spurtles in their gift shop.