Unless you have a very expensive scale, bulky containers, large roasts, and the like can obscure the display on the digital scale, making it impossible to get a good read out. To the rescue! Your cake stand. Steady a light weight cake stand on the scare and ste the tare at zero. The cake stand, which is wide enough to accommodte large pans and big cuts of meats, elevates items so that the display is visible.
and to keep it clean, specially when you weight meats, such as chicken, meat, pork. All you have to do is cover it with plastic wrap. If you don’t use the elevating trick above, you can in some cases slide the entire scale into a large zipper-lock bag. The buttons will visible and usable thruough the clear bag.