Friday, April 25, 2008


And no, we're not talking Emeril here this time.

But it seems as amateurs try to imitate their favorite TV celebrity chefs, the number of insurance claims for "singed eyebrows" as well as other kitchen mishaps are skyrocketing.
According to a recent UK survey, 14% of those questioned had experienced an accident or damaged their kitchen in some way, while trying out new recipes.

So while celebrity chefs are trying to educate armchair chefs by lining up the Crème Brulée blow torches alongside the carrot slicers, these amateur chefs have been getting themselves into heaping tablespoons full of trouble.

Read more here

And holy smoke...for heaven's sake, let's remember to be careful out there.

1 comment:

Lynn Sinclair said...

Some kitchen devices are truly dangerous. A certain mandolin slicer and my husband's finger comes to mind.