Picture this: you’ve just finished making a pot roast in your extremely hot dutch oven, but realized that your last pair of oven mitts are missing, worn through, or too decorative to protect your hands. So you wrap dish towels around the handle and spill it all in a primal instinct to prevent burned fingers. There’s a simple solution: get a pair of new, heavy-duty, easy-to-clean oven mitts for your next big baking or grilling project. Heat resistance, kitchen safety, non-slip grip, and comfort. What could be better?
These silicone gloves offer extra length and protection. Amazon
These BPA-free silicone gloves come with a comfy, quilted cotton lining and withstand heat up to 450°F. They’re almost 15 inches long, which is enough to protect more than just your hands—your wrists and forearms are safe, too. A non-slip grip ensures that you won’t drop that giant pot of boiling water. Because they’re silicone, they’re easier to clean than cotton: just run them under warm water with a little bit of soap, and they’re ready to go.
Finger gloves that can withstand extreme heat. Amazon
If you’re a grill fanatic, or just want something more heavy-duty than standard kitchen gloves, you might love these intense, technical gloves with the highest heat resistance available: up to 932°F. Each finger has a silicone grip, so you can get a precise grip on the hottest cast iron handle. The gloves are insulated with fabrics and won’t melt or catch fire even when exposed to an open flame. They come in a regular length or an ultra-long version.
Classic cotton oven mitts for your next tray of cookies. Amazon
For a classic look and feel while you remove an apple pie from the oven, grab a pair of these oven mitts in black, gray, red, turquoise, or blue. They’re made out of recycled cotton fill with a terry cloth lining, and resist heat up to 480°F. They’re also armed with silicone striping that prevents slips and falls. The combination of silicone heat resistance, cotton comfort, and terry cloth softness makes this a versatile mitten suitable for any kitchen.
Silicone mitt and potholders set. Amazon
Looking for something straightforward and efficient for your kitchen? This set comes with two silicone oven mitts and two 7 x 7-inch potholders, so you can set down your heavy dutch oven without burning your counter or table. The gloves and trivets have a non-slip grip and textured surface, are heat and steam safe up to 450°F, and are easy to clean or store. They’re easy on the wallet, too—grab a set in gray, blue, red, or black.