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Public Service Announcement: Kitchen Essentials

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Public Service Announcement: Kitchen Essentials

E_M | Mar 31, 2011 04:31 PM

* A fire extinguisher

* Aloe, ice, or a bag of frozen peas

* Band-aids, neosporin, gauze, and surgical tape.

The kitchen is not a safe place. It has fire. Scalding oil. Boiling water. Sharp knives. With respect to equipment, you need to be able to safely hold your pots and pans. No wobbling. They can't be too heavy for you.

With respect to the third bullet, well...When you slice your hand you don't want to be running upstairs into the linen closet looking for these things, while bleeding all over the carpet.

I've had a hard day. Sigh.

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