Forget the too-small scoop that makes serving a helping of Brussels sprouts an affair to remember. These tools will get the job done and look good doing it.
Italian pewter servers from Match: Heirloom-worthy additions to your table.
Price: $92 each
Shop: Tabula Tua
Whale-tail serving tongs have a simple magnetic hinge so they come apart to fold flat.
Shop: Design House Stockholm
Blum and Black's melamine salad servers nestle into a terra-cotta-colored pot.
Elegantly simple turned-wood tongs. Shown in beech
Shop: Michele Varian
With Lichtenstein-like prints, from Talisman Designs.
Price: $7 each
Vagabond House's pewter and wood set is just the thing for serving fresh-from-the-garden greens.
Shop: Vagabond House
The only genuinely funny cake server we've ever seen.
These funky-fancy servers from a fair-trade retailer are made of mango wood and bamboo.
Shop: Zen Deluxe
The warmth of wood meets cool melamine in these Danish-designed servers.