If you employ nonstick cookware, you’ll wish to choose up the high-heat-resistant silicone-coated GIR Mini 11-Inch Flip Spatula to keep away from scratching the fragile floor of your pans. The GIR’s blade is thicker than ones discovered on different plastic spatulas we examined, however its paper-thin, beveled edge slips beneath delicate meals simply. Although the blade is considerably small in comparison with the competitors, it managed to help the burden of heavier meals. Since the GIR is produced from a strong piece of silicone, it has fewer grooves than a lot of the competitors, so it’s simpler to scrub.
Our testers have been shocked that the GIR carried out practically in addition to a fish spatula. In our exams, the versatile, sharply angled GIR spatula slipped beneath fried eggs without mangling them. The offset deal allowed our testers to weave in and round a tray crowded with freshly baked cookies. Though the blade is on the smaller facet, it was nonetheless in a position to flip a fish fillet and maintain a stack of pancakes without bending.
The silicone coating (obtainable in a number of colors) was simpler to scrub than the OXO Good Grips Silicone Flexible Turner or the KitchenAid Nylon Short Turner, which had extra grooves that trapped meals. It’s additionally heatproof to 464 levels Fahrenheit and heat-resistant as much as 550 levels Fahrenheit, in addition to dishwasher-safe.
Though the GIR spatula is accessible in 13- and 16-inch sizes, our testers discovered these to be a bit unruly. The most well-liked the 11-inch mini spatula, particularly when working with a crowded pan. The GIR mini flip spatula is roofed by a lifetime assure. Contact GIR in the event you’re not happy or want an alternative.