One wants to keep her/his good kitchen knives sharp and ready.
Making a sauce, a dessert, i would rather use wooden spoons and ustensils than plastic ones.
I never gave much thought on how to clean wooden kitchen ustensils besides soap and water option until I discovered that Beeswax Salve can keep them clean and shiny.
Beeswax salve is the bi-product of honey and is also the main ingredient for natural personal care product.
No waste natural cleaning for Green Day # 221
(* Beeswax salve displayed above from Herriott Grace, creators of unique home and kitchen wares)