Baking, confectionaries, charcuterie, and other specialty culinary disciplines often require precise measurements in weight rather than volume. For those occasions, an accurate kitchen scale is indispensable. While spring and beam-style scales have served home cooks for decades, in the contemporary kitchen, a digital scale is really the only way to go. Sleek, lightweight, and accurate, they add an extra element of accuracy and “chefy” professionalism to any preparation. Look for these features in your next modern kitchen scale.