A sleek, easy-to-use scale that measures up to five pounds.

Familiar in European kitchens where recipes rely on the metric system, electronic food scales are much more accurate than measuring cups and spoons. Scales also cut down on cleanup — you can usually measure everything in a single bowl. In particular, the user-friendliness and sleek design of the Salter Stainless Steel Electronic Scale caught our eye — it's attractive enough to be left out on the kitchen counter.