I have been using mineral oil, which gives a nice sheen to the wood. I am told that shellac, once dry, is foodsafe. I'm thinking of trying that soon. Mineral oil has to be renewed from time to time, but I imagine shellac wouldn't last forever, either.
I'm not slow, I'm pacing myself!
Isaiah 44:13 Another shapes wood, he extends a measuring line, he outlines it with red chalk. He works it with planes and outlines it with a compass...
Usual kit: Table saw, band saw, dual base router and table, lathe, various saws, planer, sanders, and a multitude of hand tools.