Mike Mahoney's bowls are a great kitchen utensil, and can be used to serve food such as pasta, salad, popcorn, and fruit. After use, simply hand wash with warm water and mild soap, then let it air dry. Please do not soak it in water or put it into the dishwasher or the microwave. Occasionally recondition with walnut or mineral oil. With proper care, this bowl will last for generations. Learn more about Mahoney's Fine Finishes.