Most home cooks I know, myself included, have way too many kitchen spoons. But just because spoons are the utilitarian backbone of any kitchen tool collection does not mean that more equals better. To be clear, kitchen spoons are not the ones you use to eat or measure ingredients. In this category, I think there are only five kinds of spoons that you absolutely need; the rest can hit the donation box. Wooden spoonI think wooden spoons are generally overrated, but that doesn’t mean you should forgo them altogether.