a thick piece of material, as a quilted or woven pad, used in handling hot
If you must leave the kitchen while cooking, take a spoon or potholder with you to remind you to return to the kitchen.
If you must leave the kitchen, take a wooden spoon or potholder as a reminder.
If someone leaves the kitchen while cooking, they can take a spoon or potholder with them to remind them to return to the kitchen.
Use a potholder to press down foil so that it touches stew.