It's ideal for meats, poultry, fish, pastries, doughs and more. It features delicate silicone bristles that won't shed yet retain their shape while resisting odors and heat. You can even spread oils or butter on already hot pans, waffle irons or grills. The head releases your basting liquids evenly for the best results. Plus, it's easy to clean - just toss it in the dishwasher.