We stumbled upon this obvious solution a few weeks ago in our local hardware store: measuring scoops!
We don't know how these missed our radar for so long. Now that we know about them, we're seeing them everywhere! We prefer spoons made of stainless steel because we like their durability and solid weight. They come in both a circular scoop and a slender oval scoop, which is handy for getting into narrow jars of spices.
Here are a few we spotted on Amazon, and also check out your local kitchen and hardware stores:
And if you're feeling especially decadent, check out these All-Clad Measuring spoons!
(All photos by Emma Christensen for The Kitchn)