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The Best Oven Mitts

Most models are either annoyingly bulky or dangerously skimpy. We evaluated three styles—mitts, gloves, and double mitts—in a quest to find a set that offered both safety and dexterity.

By Updated Dec. 8, 2022

What You Need To Know

When you invest in a sturdy chef’s knife, cooking immediately becomes easier, safer, and more satisfying. The same thing is true of a good pair of oven mitts. You don’t need to worry about burning your hand on a hot skillet handle or dropping a stockpot full of boiling water halfway between the stovetop and kitchen sink. 

We’ve long recommended the San Jamar Cool Touch Flame Ove...