Measuring out ingredients and having them at the ready quickens the cooking process. Cuisipro’s Scoop Bowls, durable plastic, nesting prep bowls with measurements, can simplify this task. A flat side, which lets you sweep the food from the cutting board into the vessel, sets these little bowls apart from others. Corners make pouring easy. A set of three that fit inside one another (about $10) comes in white (¾ cup), green (1½ cups), and red (2½ cups).You might find a use for them every single day. Available at KitchenWares by Blackstones, 215 Newbury St., 857-366-4237; Tags Hardware, 29 White St., Cambridge, 617-868-7711; Kitchen Outfitters, 342 Great Road, Acton, 978-263-1955; Sur la Table locations.
ANN TRIEGER KURLAND