Use Plasti Dip to coat the handles of your wooden spoons. Can not go in the dishwasher after coating has been applied. (originally used to coat handles of tools like pliers) could even coat the cork after you have made homemade in many colors!
“If I ever go looking for my heart's desire again, I won't look any further than my own back yard. Because if it isn't there, I never really lost it to begin with.” ― L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz