any brownie points I get for eating spicy foods would be quickly taken away if I were to be seen using gloves. Mistakes, just a few. Rubbing an eye, licking a finger, going to the bathroom without thinking ( soap and water really don't remove all the oils). And yogurt wasn't an option - ouch . -----Original Message----- From: Michael Schapansky [SMTP:email@example.com] Sent: Saturday, April 18, 1998 9:31 PM To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: [CH] The value of rubber gloves [Gil White] SNIP I've heard tales of people who are unfortunate enough to develop welts or skin rashes due to coming into contact with some peppers. My question is, how many of you list members routinely use gloves when handling peppers? What happens if you don't?