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The Best Rubber Spatulas

Rubber spatulas are an essential tool in the well-equipped kitchen. They’re a vital part of so many recipes, like baked goods, egg dishes, waffles and pancakes, and more. The rubber spatula is your go-to utensil if you need to scrape out the bottom of a bowl, and you do not want to scratch the surface. You can also use it to stir and blend various mixtures during essential parts of recipe assembly. With the best rubber spatulas, there are a few features for which you should be looking. First of all, you want one that is heat-proof, or at least heat-resistant. You also want it to be flexible, so it doesn’t warp or break. Finally, you might look for specific features, like a hole in the handle for hanging, or silicone coating if you’re going to be using it with nonstick cookware.

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Most Heat-Resistant

U-Taste 600ºF High Heat-Resistant Premium Silicone Spatula Set

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High-Quality, Heat-Resistant Spatulas. This set of four different-sized spatulas stands up to intense heat, and they’re suitable for use in a myriad of recipes.

What We Liked

This set of four spatulas, by U-Taste, comes in several attractive colors, including teal, purple, red, and orange. They are made of food-grade silicone, are BPA-free and approved by the FDA. That means a lot for those chefs who worry about the materials releasing a smell or any potentially harmful chemical residue. Each is crafted as a single piece with good grip on the handles, so you can hold it tightly even if your fingers are wet. There’s one for jars, another with a spoon shape, and the final two are large and small traditionally-shaped spatulas. Scraping, mixing, and scooping can all be accomplished with ease. Probably the best feature of this set is how well they perform when exposed to heat. They are resistant up to 600 degrees Fahrenheit, so you won’t have to worry about them melting during cooking projects. They’re dishwasher safe, too. Get it now. 

Best Antimicrobial Spatulas

M KITCHEN WORLD Heat Resistant Silicone Spatulas Set

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No-Frills Spatulas Designed for Cleanliness. These four premium-quality spatulas handle nicely and come apart for easy cleaning.

What We Liked

M Kitchen World offers this four-piece spatula set that is free of BPAs and is heat-resistant up to 480 degrees Fahrenheit. This set is durable and easy to handle, you can count on their strength when you’re working with the thickest and heaviest of batters. They’re made of non-stick silicone, so they’re perfect to have as part of your collection if you use non-stick cookware a lot. What’s noteworthy about this set, though, is the way that the heads detach from the handles so you can clean them thoroughly after each usage. Cleanliness is important; grime and bacteria won’t stand a chance with this antimicrobial design feature. Buy it here. 

Most Durable

Silicone Spatula, Stainless Steel Core Heat Resistant Non stick Rubber Spatulas

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Spatulas with Durable Stainless-Steel Cores. This attractive set of spatulas offers both flexibility and toughness, as each one comes with a stainless-steel core.

What We Liked

This is a set of four spatulas that is heat-resistant up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit. Each one has a single-piece design, topped off with a bendable silicone head. They are easy to clean, dishwasher safe, and are both odor and stain-resistant. They’re hygienic, approved by the FDA, and free of harmful BPAs. They also come in bright primary colors that should put you in a cheerful mood every time you undertake a cooking project. What you may find to be the best feature of this particular set is the fact that each one has a stainless-steel core. With such a feature in place, you should be able to get many years of faithful service out of these kitchen staples. Get it here. 

Best Grip

OXO Good Grips 3-piece Silicone Spatula Set

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Spatula Set with Textured Grips. You’ll be able to hold onto each of these three spatulas easily thanks to the textured grips, even with wet hands.

What We Liked

This set of three spatulas comes with a spoon-shaped option as well as large and small ones for traditional scraping, spreading, and blending. The spoon-shaped head is great for when you need to reach into jars or other tight places. They are dishwasher safe, and you can use them with both non-stick and coated cookware. They’re made of heavy-duty silicone, and resist temperatures of up to 600 degrees Fahrenheit. The heads are soft but durable, so you won’t have to worry about them scratching bowls or pans. What’s especially nice about this set, though, is the textured grips on each handle. They ensure that these utensils won’t slip out of your hands, even when they’re wet. Buy it now.