The life style of people has changed tremendously. People don't want their homes to be just a comfortable place. Now they want it to look artistic and beautiful too. The kitchen is the place we can see these changes obviously now. From a small area with a stove and few vessels, the trend has changed to modular kitchen with a high polished cooking surface, closed racks for the vessels, different kinds of racks and holders for different utensils, a wide variety of equipments like oven, microwave, mixer grinder, blender, juicer, toaster etc.

The items likes pans, pots, knives, spoons and even kitchen pot holders and racks comes with a huge variety of innovative and interesting designs. We use many types of utensils during the process of cooking a single meal starting from a measuring cup to mixer, blender, cooking pans, pots, knives, spoons, cutting plates and the list finally ends with a variety of utensils used for serving the meal one prepares.

All these utensils comes in various shapes and sizes. Not only are they important, it is also necessary to place them in right place and in the right way to access them easily and store them properly to prolong their life and durability.

Pots and pans are an important component in a kitchen. They come in different shapes and sizes. The specific feature, shape and size of each type of pot and pan makes it ideal for certain techniques and types of recipes. The size and shape of the cooking vessel is usually determined by the way it will be used. They are made of different kinds of metals.

So the use of pot holders come into play. A pot holder is a small fabric pad which is used to handle hot cooking utensils. Cotton potholders are widely in use because these pot holders are highly durable and can withstand multiple washes and ironing at the highest temperature. They have immense practical usage of giving an exceptional heat protection. The colors also stay sharp.

They are capable of rapidly absorbing and yielding moisture and provide plenty of insulation that helps in heat resisting. Made to coordinate with the oven mitten, apron, table runner and place mats, the linen or cotton pot holders are skillfully created to complete the set. These pot holders are available in innumerable styles. They may also be square or round. They are important to protect the surface of tables when we place the hot pans on the table surface. A pot holder is a must have item in kitchen.

Source by Simon Kendal