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Best Oven Mitt

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.

OXO Silicone Oven Mitt with Magnet

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.

Duncan Euro Design Chef's Mitt

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.

OrkaPlus Silicone Mitt with Cotton Lining

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.

Flameguard Red Oven Mitts

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.

Culinary District Terry Oven Mitts 13

Culinary District Terry Oven Mitts 13

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.

Chef CJ
I am a chef and lifelong foodie committed to finding the best ways to enjoy cooking at home! I have been a professional chef for 17 years, I am a big tech nerd when it comes to kitchen appliances. I am always looking for a gadget that has purpose and can save time in the kitchen. I am currently a private chef with a diverse set of clients. My clients expect high end quality even though I am often cooking from their homes. This is why I love my kitchen tools of the trade.

I am also trained in both wine tasting, pairing and I had a stint as a professional, private sommelier. My experience with food, wine and professional kitchen appliances/tools are what makes me an expert in many areas of the culinary industry.

I have a huge repertoire of necessary gadgets and machines that make my life easier. I am always searching for the next best kitchen star tool!I am also trained in both wine tasting, pairing and I had a stint as a professional, private sommelier. My experience with food, wine and professional kitchen appliances/tools are what makes me an expert in the broad culinary industry.

I have a huge repertoire of necessary gadgets and machines that make my life easier. I am always searching for the next best kitchen star tool!
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