Oven Mitts - Space-Age Materials for Safer Cooking

Oven Mitts - Space-Age Materials for Safer Cooking

A Story by Erma Rodrigues

Sounds well known? Maybe your circumstance is not exactly so berserk. Be that as it may, it is valid. Where are the in place stove mitts when you require them?


It is Thanksgiving morning and a totally lovely harvest time day. Despite the fact that it is ice, the sun is sparkling splendidly and the children are overflowing with vitality. Nonetheless, you have been in the kitchen since 5 a.m. what more is, it is getting outrageously warm in there. Sweat is dribbling down your face, sprinkling on your arms. Abruptly, you see smoke leaking out of the stove and the smoke alert has started its stubborn and irritating boom. Uh, uh. Your wonderful 20-pound turkey is not getting brilliant chestnut - it is well in its approach to getting to be midnight dark. Not great. You quickly look for your stove mitts - you know, the ones that have to consume openings all over them. However, the gaps are a debatable issue in light of the fact that your two canines have grabbed the mitts off the kitchen table. Goodness, kid! Another bite toy! They are off and running, shooting through the doggie entryway and to their most loved diving locales in the yard. You remain there, before the stove, pondering what to use to recover your turkey and the extremely costly cooking skillet under it before the broiler detonates. You simply remain there completely staggered. The time has come to stack up on broiler mitts - rapidly!

Sounds well known? Maybe your circumstance is not exactly so berserk. Be that as it may, it is valid. Where are the in place stove mitts when you require them?

There is a wide range of sorts of stove mitts accessible today. Everything relies on upon what highlights you are hunting down in a glove. What to purchase? Which material? To what extent? What exceptional elements?

Likely the most intriguing and surprising broiler mitts are made of the adaptable space-age Silicone. They brag of such a variety of focal points: they are waterproof; repulse stains; have simple cleanup; can be tossed in the dishwasher with your other grimy kitchen devices, and can withstand high temperatures somewhere in the range of 280º F to more than 600º F. Other than that, they are truly clever to play with - they are so adaptable you can twist them in for all intents and purposes any position your hand can move.

Silicone broiler mitts are protective to the point that you can drive your glove clad hand straightforwardly into a stock pot of bubbling water to recover a weaving ear of old-fashioned corn. That could be exceptionally difficult, most definitely, with a standard fabric stove glove that you may buy at a market. You have the more noteworthy feeling of touch as a result of the slenderness of the silicone. Since silicone repulses water, there is a great deal to a lesser extent a shot of accepting single consumes. Oil additionally is repulsed with the silicone mitts.


Mitts of silicone come in a wide range of shapes and hues. I resemble a little child when I see a store show off these marvels. Such incredible hues - dark to white with practically every shading in the middle. For the child in you, they additionally come in creature shapes, for example, a pooch's or frog's head. A few mitts have edges on the underside of your hand to help get overwhelming things. They come in changing lengths which cover mid-arm to elbow so you won't get scorched achieving profound into the stove. Some venturesome individual even outlined little silicone finger defenders. Silicone oven mitts tend to be rather expensive, especially since most of them seem to be only available as a single glove rather than a pair. I have seen listed prices ranging from about $15.95 to $29.95 per glove. If the glove does not burn you the prices certainly will!

Quilted oven mitts can be coated with a silicone spray on the outside and have fabric insulation on the inside. These mitts can be compared to a conventional oven mitt.

Some oven mitts are made of Neoprene, the same material used to create wetsuits. They are safe up to about 400ºF (204ºC) and can safely go through either the washing machine or the dishwasher.

Next are the type of fabric oven mitts your mother used. Quilted on the outside, they are generally lined with cotton on the inside. They are always designed so that one glove can be used on either hand.

If you search long enough online you might be able to find oven mitts made of hemp. Most of them are made of pesticide- and chemical-free hemp, in Romania. Another unusual oven mitt can be made by following a knitting pattern with 100% cotton yarn. I do not know about you, but I do know I value my fingers far too much to use non-heat retardant mitts. Maybe these knit mitts would look better displayed on a kitchen wall

You can find all sorts of kitchen gadgets made from all of the above-discussed materials. Not only are there silicone oven mitts - you could go crazy looking at silicone baking mats to line your cookie sheets, vibrantly colored place mats, spatulas, whisks, and all sorts of bakeware.

© 2017 Erma Rodrigues

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Erma Rodrigues
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Added on March 27, 2017
Last Updated on March 27, 2017
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