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Old 07-25-2008, 01:03 PM   #1
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Need "sleeve" when grilling

A couple times each week, I like to make little pizzas on the gas grill for my kids for lunch. The problem is, when I'm putting on the sauce, toppings and cheese, my forearm gets really overheated & nearly burned (I put the pizzas on the back of the grill for the best heating/melting) Anyone know of a really good "sleeve"-type item that goes up to nearly the elbow, that doesn't cover the hands? (I need to hold the sauce brush and sprinkle the toppings)

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Old 07-25-2008, 01:11 PM   #2
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I used to have heat resistant gloves when I had a wood stove. The "cuff" came half way up my arm.

You could also get longer utensils.
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Old 07-25-2008, 01:12 PM   #3
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Just lay a cookie sheet between you and the pizzas.
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Old 07-25-2008, 01:19 PM   #4
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I used to have heat resistant gloves when I had a wood stove. The "cuff" came half way up my arm.

You could also get longer utensils.
ummmm...I can't get longer fingers, and that's what I use Any idea what manufacturer made the heat resistant gloves?

Jeeks - hmmm - hadn't thought of that - but I move the pizzas back and forth 4 times through each one's cooking. Wonder if I could use foil?
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Jeeks - I like the pizzas directly on the grill - gives a great crust on the dough. But, thanks for the thought
No. The cookie sheet blocks the heat between you and the pizzas so your arm/sleeve doesnt get hot. When you're done adding the sauce just take the sheet off and set to the side.
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Old 07-25-2008, 01:28 PM   #6
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I was googling heat resistant gloves and came across this! Heat resistant sleeve!!!
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Cooks have grill sleeves...it looks like a sweater sleeve. Fits from the wrist to above the elbow.
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first time I've seen one with a thumb cuff...and that one is a bit poofier than normal, but it's essentially what we use in the kitchen.
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Old 07-25-2008, 06:56 PM   #10
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No. The cookie sheet blocks the heat between you and the pizzas so your arm/sleeve doesnt get hot. When you're done adding the sauce just take the sheet off and set to the side.
Jeeks - you're too fast! I wrote that, then figured out what you were saying and changed my reply - we must've been typing at the same time.

That one on ebay looks pretty cool! Thanks adillo!
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