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Old 12-07-2010, 12:49 PM   #11
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pot holders here. i made mine out of thick hand towels. they are doubled. have never burned myself.
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Old 12-07-2010, 02:43 PM   #12
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I use pot holders most of the time. Sometimes I pull my sleeve over my hand, if I'm just going to shift the pot on the burner or tilt it momentarily.

I try to remember to use gloves when using the oven. I am the queen of getting burned, especially by hot parts of the oven.
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Old 12-07-2010, 02:48 PM   #13
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I try to remember to use gloves when using the oven. I am the queen of getting burned, especially by hot parts of the oven.
Me too, that's why I use mitts. Less burns on the wrists and back of hands.
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Old 12-07-2010, 03:01 PM   #14
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Pot holders 100% of the time. Mitts are too awkward for me and towels, well, I got burned once using a towel, so never again!
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Old 12-07-2010, 03:11 PM   #15
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I catch major heat(pun?) from my wife for using towels, because I wreck the good kitchen towels. They also get used for wiping the counter or cutting board which stains them even more. I use potholders now, because my wife makes a point of leaving them right infront of where I cook. I use tongs quite a bit also. I have a few sets haning on the handle of the Garland.
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Old 12-07-2010, 03:24 PM   #16
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What's a "Garland"?
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Old 12-07-2010, 03:25 PM   #17
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I used to use oven mitts but my favorite pair finally fell apart in the wash. They don't make them anymore and none of the other ones I've tried haven't been as comfortable to use. So now I use pot holders. I have a whole bunch of the old crocheted ones from my mom and grandma that I use.
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Old 12-07-2010, 04:41 PM   #18
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What's a "Garland"?
This is the model of my stove. I hang the tongs off of the front oven handle.
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Old 12-07-2010, 05:46 PM   #19
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This is the model of my stove. I hang the tongs off of the front oven handle.
I want one of those. Unfortunately, no gas in my condo.
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Old 12-07-2010, 05:49 PM   #20
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I use pot holders.... mitts seem to all be made for "righties" and I'm a "leftie"......
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