Examples from the Web for skimmer
When the leaven is sufficiently light, lift it out of the water with a skimmer, and place it with the dough.The Century Cook Book|Mary Ronald
"Both can be explained," returned the Skimmer, motioning to his companion to follow to the tanrail.
Take off with a skimmer when done; and turn into a colander, salt it, and serve hot.
Remove each egg with a skimmer, trim off ragged edges, and serve on buttered toast.The Community Cook Book|Anonymous
"This is too true," returned the 'Skimmer of the Seas,' suppressing a sudden impulse of pride and resentment.