This reversible microwave bowl cozy is great for retrieving those bowls you need to heat up and then take out of the microwave without burning your fingers! Simply place a bowl of food inside this specially designed hot pad…put in the microwave to desired time…then when food heating is complete simply “pick up” any 2 corners of the cozy to remove the bowl and you are ready to eat…using the cozy as a shield from the hot bowl. **It is recommended for safety reasons to use in 2 minute intervals…for a maximum of 8 minutes as this is designed for heating or warming foods…not baking them.** This Microwave Bowl Cozy Colored Dots/Fuchsi8 size will fit a typical soup or cereal bowl…base being 4″-4 1/2″ with a top diameter of 6″-7″. When washing is needed, simply toss in washer on Gentle Cycle OR hand wash and let air dry on back of bowl to retain its shape. Proudly made in the USA !