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Grease Fires = Raging Infernos

Ever experience a raging inferno while cooking on a pan? The pan itself doesn’t catch on fire, but grease does. Grease fires happen when grease gets hot enough to ignite, and they are the causes of many kitchen accidents. It’s better to prevent things from happening, right? So, here’s a list of things to do … Continued

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In Case of Fire

In Case of Fire, Break the Glass Stay Calm Photo taken from http://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/saturday-kitchen-studio-engulfed-smoke-6256500 In case of fire in the kitchen, remain calm. Don’t scream and flail your hands around like a fish out of water. This will only make everyone panic. Be unflappable. Just like Saturday Kitchen host James Martin. Take a look at the … Continued

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Kitchen Etiquette

There are unwritten rules in etiquette for chefs everywhere when it comes to the kitchen. Here are some of mine: Keep it clean Keep everything clean. Wash your hands. Clean your faucet, sink, counters, appliances, cabinets and drawers. And don’t forget your cutting board. Throw out that old sponge and get a new one. Have … Continued

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Children in the kitchen

Photo taken from: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/laura-mcholm/baby-proofing-checklist_b_4914303.html Children are generally curious about everything and they always want to explore, don’t you agree? Now, imagine what a kitchen is like in a child’s eyes. All those interesting items on the counters, all those things in the refrigerator, oh, what’s that on the stove? I wonder what that is? Better … Continued

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Knife Skills 101

Learning the right way to handle a knife is very important if you want to avoid accidents in the kitchen. You don’t go around cutting food randomly, do you? You must learn how to hold your knife properly when you chop. And you also need to know how to protect your other hand while it … Continued

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Holiday Mishaps

Ahhh…the holiday season. It’s that time of the year again where the home chef really struts his stuff, possibly even breaking new ground in kitchen mishaps and disasters, for which he/she or onlookers should be prepared. Most house fires start in the kitchen. That’s a fact. So, it’s not much of a surprise that there … Continued

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Bagel Related Injuries

Believe it or not, there is a formal hospital emergency room visit category labeled BRI—Bagel Related Injury. Americans eat an estimated 3 billion bagels at home, an average of about 11 per person (not including bagels eaten at work), estimates New York Bagel company. And in the course of bagel slicing, some 2,000 people routinely … Continued

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Cooking While Drunk

“I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.” ― W.C. Fields Apparently, for some people cooking while they are drunk is the best way to cook. Ever heard of the cooking show My Drunk Kitchen? Try watching it here on Hannah “Harto” Hart’s YouTube channel. Now that’s something a tipsy Home … Continued

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