An ice cream scoop is vital for serving everyone’s favorite summer treat, but it has a wide variety of uses in the kitchen aside from topping cones or adding the “a la mode” to apple pie. Using different sizes of dishes enables a cook to do anything from making melon balls and perfectly-sized meatballs to filling muffin tins with batter. Update International’s 9/16-oz. stainless steel ambidextrous disher (DS-60) has a 1 1/2” diameter, making it preferable for melon-balling. The size of the disher is stamped on the bowl.