Oven mitts protect the hands when removing hot items from the oven or stove top. The problem with old school hand mitts is that when they get wet, they are essentially useless. Yes, I remember the steam burn from a wet hand mitt. However, hand mitts have come a long way. In order for these five picks to really be worthy of this list, I wanted them to be one size fits all, able to withstand high heat and made with different materials. Take a look at these picks and throw out your old mitts.
These are not your mother's old hand mitts. The OXO Silicone Oven Mitt with Magnet is a great way to protect your hands and wrists from burns. because of the silicone exterior, you won't have to worry about steam burn of messy spills. The fine construction of this mitt ensures it will last for years to come. Read Full Review
Now this is an oven mitt worthy of your kitchen. The OXO Silicone Oven Mitt with Magnet is an awesome oven mitt that will protect your hands like no other. The outside of the mitt is constructed with silicone and the inside is a soft, comfortable material. These oven mitts can withstand heat up to 600 degrees F. Never worry about spills or steam burns ever again. This multilayer, 13 inch glove works flawlessly to protect your hands and wrists. The magnet inside allows you to store it on steel surfaces or you can simply use the loop. To keep clean, wipe the exterior with a damp cloth or machine wash and dry.
The Duncan Euro Design Chef's Mitt one of my favorite hand mitts. It is a great size and the more snug fit makes it comfortable to wear. Usable with temperatures up to 500 degrees F proves that it can do the job. The neoprene material makes it easy to clean and resists stains. Read Full Review
I really love the look and fit of this oven mitt. Duncan Euro Design Chef's Mitt is uniquely designed for a more snug fit. The stain-resistant, neoprene, one size oven mitt is 11 inches long, 6 inches wide and can be used for the left or right hand. This awesome mitt is also water resistant and will not slip when wet. It is comfortable to wear and can withstand temperatures up to 500 degrees F. This oven mitt is a great replacement for your old fabric hand mitt. It is dishwasher safe.
The OrkaPlus Silicone Mitt with Cotton Lining promises stellar performance and it's a great buy. I love being able to use for the left or right hand. The lining can be removed and washed separately. It is made for high temperature use and will not slip when wet and lifting pots or pans. This is one of the finest oven hand mitts you can buy. Read Full Review
Ok, now this may not be the most attractive looking hand mitt, but it works like a champ and is sometimes offered in a variety of colors. The OrkaPlus Silicone Mitt with Cotton Lining is a great choice for total hand protection against heat. This glove not only provides heat protection, but it also has a firm, no slip grip. It withstands high heat temperatures and will not blacken or wear out. It can easily fit the right or left hand. The interior lining is removable and can be machine washed and the glove is dishwasher safe.
The Sur La Table Flameguard Red Oven Mitt is simple yet well made. It's oven safe for up to 425 degrees F and can be purchased in different lengths. This mitt is definitely not as fancy or high end as the other picks, but it does the job and is affordable. Read Full Review
This hand mitt may look like a classic one, but it is definitely worthy to be a top pick. The Sur La Table Flameguard Red Oven Mitt comes is affordable and comes in a variety of lengths. What makes this stand apart from the classic is the Flameguard retardant material. It is able to withstand temperatures up to 425 degrees F. unlike the other picks, it will not protect against heat if it gets wet. It does however still provide great protection and is easy to clean by wiping with a damp cloth.
I really like this mitt because it's a great bargain and it does a good job providing heat protection. It can withstand oven temperatures of up to 500 degrees F and effectively protects against steam burns. Read Full Review
This affordable and comfortable hand mitt offers superior protection against heat and steam. The Culinary District Terry Oven Mitts 13" w/Steam Barrier has an industrial grade interior that prevents steam. Steam burns can be as painful as burning your hand on a handle. This mitt can withstand temperatures as high as 500 degrees F for short periods of time. The heavy duty grade terry cloth and barrier provides optimal protection.