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Old 02-13-2005, 09:36 PM   #1
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I did something stupid

I made a delicious dinner. It was a stuffed flank steak. Stuffed with tomatoes and cheese (I will post it at some point). It calls for searing the steak on the stovetop then finishing in the oven. Well I pulled the pan out of the oven very carefully with the oven mitt. Then I noticed the handle was sticking out too far so I grabbed it to move WITHOUT an oven mitt. DOH!!!. Thankfully I got it under cold water very quickly and then covered it in aloe. I have a very nice burn mark on my palm that looks exactly like an All Clad handle.




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Old 02-13-2005, 10:26 PM   #2
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Thanks! I'm NOT the only one who does things like that.

Some day I'll tell you what my SO calls me when I do something stupid.


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Old 02-13-2005, 10:37 PM   #3
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I made a delicious dinner. It was a stuffed flank steak. Stuffed with tomatoes and cheese (I will post it at some point). It calls for searing the steak on the stovetop then finishing in the oven. Well I pulled the pan out of the oven very carefully with the oven mitt. Then I noticed the handle was sticking out too far so I grabbed it to move WITHOUT an oven mitt. DOH!!!. Thankfully I got it under cold water very quickly and then covered it in aloe. I have a very nice burn mark on my palm that looks exactly like an All Clad handle.





OUCH!
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Old 02-13-2005, 10:44 PM   #4
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~OUCH!!!!~
all-clad handles get so HOT.... poor geebs.
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~OUCH!!!!~
all-clad handles get so HOT.... poor geebs.
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Old 02-14-2005, 02:00 AM   #6
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Glad you are OK, albeit with an All Clad handle imprinted on your hand. Now I don't feel so bad about cutting my finger on the food processor blade. :)
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Old 02-14-2005, 05:22 AM   #7
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Big time OUCH!!! I guess we have all done something like that at one time. So how did the Steak turn out, sounds really good. :D
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Old 02-14-2005, 07:26 AM   #8
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I can relate, and do sympathize. For me, it was the hot barrel of a hot-glue gun that seared my palm diagonally from end to end. Big blister, lots of pain, long time ago.

I don't think there's a cook out there who doesn't have a scar or two from something hot, or a sharp knife gone astray.

Hope it heals quickly for you, and doesn't affect your day-job.

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Old 02-14-2005, 08:28 AM   #9
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Big time OUCH!!! I guess we have all done something like that at one time. So how did the Steak turn out, sounds really good. :D
The steak turned out great. It was served with a chimichurri sauce. I will definitely be making it again, but I will pay more attention next time :) when I get some time, hopefully today, I will post it in the beef section of the board. Look for a post titled Stuffed Flank Steak.

Well today the burn is hardly bothering me. I think I got it under the the cold water fast enough to stop the damage. Other than visual damage, I can not really tell I got burned. We had a discussion on another food board once (gasp) about what to do for a burn. I stand by my idea that getting the burn under cold running water as fast as you can is the most important thing you can do. Every second counts. I think I got this one under water in less than 2 seconds and that is what I think kept this from being very painful. I also put aloe on the burn a few times. The combination of those two things really helps I think.
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Hey GB, here's my moment of dazzling stupidity (not cooking related.) I have a wood burning stove that had a fire blazing all day long. There's not much room between the stove and a wall and I was shimmying along beside it to retrieve a fallen poker and lost my balance. Stuck my hand out to steady myself and placed it right on the stove. I actually had to push myself off of the stove so I wouldn't fall on it. I'd never heard flesh sizzle before! My sister called me Balloon Hand for a few weeks.
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