When I first moved out on my own, I inherited a number of kitchen gadgets from my mom. One of the gadgets I inherited was a metal whisk. While this is not a gadget I use on a regular basis, it is an essential tool in my kitchen. The whisk I inherited from my mom was functional but rust started to form and the rust particles would fall into my food as I was cooking. I already had several KitchenAid kitchen tools and decided to replace my old whisk with a KitchenAid model. I am so glad that I did! The feature that I like most about the KitchenAid whisk is that the space between the metal part of the whisk and the rubber handle does not allow for water to accumulate. I found that rush formed on my old whisk as a result of water sitting in this space. The design of the KitchenAid whisk makes sense. This whisk has a great design and really gets the job done in my kitchen. I continue to be impressed with the KitchenAid line of products!