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Old 12-29-2004, 07:14 PM   #1
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Cooking War Wounds

Ok..... I was grating some apples (dont ask) and I decided to grate my knuckles too. :?
This isnt the 1st wound of cooking! Burns..... cuts.... gave myself food poisoning once....

Am I alone here???

Please help me feel better by telling me how you injured yourself!



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Old 12-29-2004, 07:56 PM   #2
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It has been awhile, but I have grated my fingers too. I'm sure we all have cut ourselves at least once or twice on a knife or something else sharp in the kitchen. I did something really stupid last week. My pans have handles that don't get hot on the stove. However, I forgot that this pan had just come out of the oven, and I grabbed the handle! OUCH!!! It's a good thing I don't cuss, or my husband would have heard an earful! I just yelled, "Oh shoot, oh shoot, oh shoot!!!" and stuck my hand under the cold water. Fortunately I didn't complete the grab, and I got it under water quick enough that it didn't blister.

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Old 12-29-2004, 08:01 PM   #3
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i've grated my knuckles too. i was grating cheese for my parents because they were having a fondue party. i've also cut my fingers while cutting up an apple. burned myself upteen times.
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Old 12-29-2004, 08:05 PM   #4
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I have injured myself lots of times. It would take a couple of years for me to name them all! :oops:
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Old 12-29-2004, 08:08 PM   #5
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I once put a pan of garlic bread on the top rack to be broiled and accidentally branded my right forearm on the heating element! OW! :oops:
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Old 12-29-2004, 08:34 PM   #6
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Which scar were you curious about?
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Old 12-29-2004, 10:59 PM   #7
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I was chopping parsley and actually sliced my nail in half on the way down with the knife - talk about a thin nail after that!!!!!!!!!

I was pulling a flat pan of scallops off the top of an oven where they were being kept warm (when working in a restaurant) and due to my shortness (Lifter's wife can relate ) I tilted the pan slightly and scallop juice collected in between my knuckles - blistered up about the size of a walnut - hurt like heck!!!!!

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super fast peelling potatoes for thanksgiving dinner so i sort of cut up my fingers and nails
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Old 12-29-2004, 11:03 PM   #9
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have put lots of v shaped cuts in my knuckles and fingernails over the years chopping birds' veggies half asleep in the morning.

also, have matching burn marks on my forearms from removing pans from lower racks of the oven. stuck one arm in and burned a line in my forearm on the upper rack, so i stuck the other arm in. ouch!
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Old 12-29-2004, 11:06 PM   #10
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Done a lot of sautee' work...my arms show!!!!

Got my forearm burned on the 500 degree pizza oven about 6 weeks back!!!

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