The 10 filthiest places in your kitchen and how to clean them – CNET

Oven mitts

Have you ever thought about how often you clean your oven mitts? I know some people that never wash theirs. 

Consider this, though. Your oven mitts get food dripped on them, and then they touch your cooking pans, possibly spreading germs and mold spores from decaying food particles. Or even worse, they may spread salmonella and E. coli if they’ve touched raw eggs or meat.

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