Equipment Reviews: Oven Mitts

Equipment Reviews: Oven Mitts

Equipment Reviews: Oven Mitts
When you invest in a sturdy chef’s knife, cooking immediately becomes easier, safer, and more satisfying. The same thing is true of a good pair of oven mitts.

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Andre Campra

May 21, 2021 @ 6:35 pm


I hope that you review Cut Resistant Gloves in the near future.

Ce Farther

July 5, 2021 @ 5:43 pm


They must get money from OXO, they always encourage that brand.

Lissa M

December 6, 2021 @ 4:41 pm


The oveglove I have used for years washed dried it hasn't failed me yet. And I have extremely small fingers and hands I wear a 4 and 1/2 ring.


December 14, 2021 @ 12:57 am


When I bake my deep-dish pizzas I use an LP grill to get the stone up to about 500F. I typically use a thick cotton towel wrapped around the handle to remove the castiron skillet from the grill. But if I don't turn off the flame first they can catch fire easily if a corner of the towel drops through the grate. It's happened before.
So I have purchased a half dozen different Oven mitts and gloves. By far all the gloves that I've bought can't stand the heat for long and some silicone melt beyond 400 degrees. The Weber Grill Glove was marketed as good up to 400F degrees. I forgot and thought they were good to 500F. One glove partially melted onto the handle of a castiron skillet when I tried to lift a deep-dish pizza. My fault as the temp was 500 degrees so I'm to blame, but the glove was new and I thought there'd be some leeway and didn't think it would start to melt that suddenly — but it got too hot in a fraction of a second. Luckily the pan was still over the grill and didn't drop to the ground. I immediately shook off the glove. Imagine if the glove had melted onto my fingers… Also, the silicone is now a permanent thin coating of the castiron's rough-textured handle. But it reminded me of safety first is safety best! Back to using thick cotton towels wrapped around handles for the really HOT stuff!

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