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Old 01-04-2011, 12:23 PM   #51
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I like that you say you can throw the silicon potholders in the dishwasher.

They're the best option for me. As trouble-free and simple to clean as can be. It took a little practice to get over the difference in flexibility but that's not an issue anymore.

I keep some cloth pot holders on hand for SO. She hasn't gotten used to the silicone ones.

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Old 01-11-2011, 12:23 AM   #52
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I love oven mitts. Whenever I try to go with something fancier (towel, etc.) I end up messing things up!

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Old 01-13-2011, 03:31 PM   #53
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I prefer to use my pair of oven mitts all the times that I use my oven.
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Old 01-13-2011, 03:36 PM   #54
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Most oven mitts are too small for me. I prefer to use pot holders. Much more convinient anyways.
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Old 01-26-2011, 10:06 PM   #55
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The pot holders are a fantastic idea, but I would be afraid of slipping! How do you prevent the slips with potholders? Especially because they are so small and don't have any grips?

Currently, I use "Ov-Gloves", special oven mitts with heat resistant non-slip areas on the fingertips and palm. But yes, sometimes they are definitely prone to burns :[
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Old 01-26-2011, 10:44 PM   #56
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You guys really are set in your ways. I use whatever I grab first...the important thing is to get that good food out of the oven and on to the table!
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Old 01-26-2011, 10:50 PM   #57
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Old 01-26-2011, 11:15 PM   #58
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whatever is there. if I have a towel over my shoulder. ill use it, if I for whatever reason places my mitts on the stove when I started baking like I often due...ill grab it...or one of each..it all depends..what ever keeps my hands from not having any skin on em

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