"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > Recipes & Ingredients > Beef, Pork, Lamb & Venison
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 03-22-2006, 07:05 AM   #41
Master Chef
 
Chief Longwind Of The North's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: USA,Michigan
Posts: 9,229
I know that trick as well. Though like the others, I wasn't seriously burned. My burn scars come from a time when gas spilled on the right pant-leg of some blue-jeans, and flashed. Got second-degree burns on my entire right shin. That hurt beyond any pain I'd ever felt before or since.

And then there's the time I grabbed a hot glue-gun by the barrel, thinking it had been turned off and allowed to cool. Got a blister that ran diagonally accros the length of my palm.

And don't forget about...

I know what you felt. And it hurts. My sympathy goes out to you. But it will heal. And you've learned a good lesson.

I taught each of my children that lesson through association when they were very young (just learning to walk stage). I took their little hands in mine and placed them near enough hot charcoal for it to be extremely uncomfortable, but not cause harm. I then said hot and pulled them away from the grill. None of them ever went too close to, or touched anything we call hot, until they were old enough to do it safely. And none of them ever had to go through the pain of a serious burn.

Of course we only told them something was hot if it truly met the description. We figured that if you cheat, or mislabel something, then they would not know whether to believe us or not. Truth is a good thing.

'Leg, maybe we cluld do that you, put your hand uncomfortably close to a hot pan handle and say hot a couple times. Ya think it would work? Just kidding. I know your hand hurts. Hope the pain soon goes away.

Seeeeeeya; Goodweed of the North
__________________

__________________
“No amount of success outside the home can compensate for failure within the home…"

Check out my blog for the friendliest cooking instruction on the net. Go ahead. You know you want to.- http://gwnorthsfamilycookin.wordpress.com/
Chief Longwind Of The North is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2006, 08:55 AM   #42
Executive Chef
 
Michelemarie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Suburb of Chicago, IL
Posts: 2,614
Send a message via Yahoo to Michelemarie
So sorry to hear of your burns. I hope they heal fast and the vicaden takes care of the pain. At least the meal was good, huh?
__________________

__________________
Michele Marie
Michelemarie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2006, 09:59 AM   #43
Senior Cook
 
Hopz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Utah, near Park City
Posts: 272
Sorry to hear of your kitchen wars wound... I've been there, done that... you won't do it twice...

thanks for letting us hear about the steak... man you must have eaten before going to ER... that's dedication!
__________________
Hopz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2006, 10:02 AM   #44
Head Chef
 
Mylegsbig's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Houston TX
Posts: 1,291
Yeah..i was not going to let those steaks go to waste. i wolfed them down and tried to tough it out.

thanks for all of your support, indeed i did learn something
__________________
3..2..1.. HUSTLE! HUSTLE!
Mylegsbig is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2006, 10:10 AM   #45
Executive Chef
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: SE Pennsylvania
Posts: 4,655
every chef has burned, cut, gouged, etc him/herself at some point. It is a risk, but it teaches us to be better prepared, think through the mise en place, focus, etc. It is a growth opportunity...you will again put a handled pan in a hot oven.

Seriously...I love the OveGlove because it is something I wear when sauteing, and quick oven finnishing. I can't forget it as I'm wearing it.

What towels, oven mits, potholders, aprons, etc. is just as much a part of the mise en place as how many onions to slice.

heal up and keep cooking!
__________________

__________________
Robo410 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
None

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:55 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.