Wednesday, July 16, 2008

A Word to the (not-so) Wise


After you steam broccoli in the microwave, there is a lot of steam lurking beneath the plastic wrap you used to wrap the bowl (thus the "steaming" method!) My advice is, don't hold your thumb in the way when you unwrap the plastic, because

STEAM BURNS REALLY HURT!!!!

(photo courtesy of Flickr)

7 comments:

Lyle said...

Oooo, I'm so sorry if that happened to you. I got a "steam nick" the other day, but I got my hand out of there quick enough to avoid a blister.

Raena Johnson said...

Thanks Ginger. I thought that might be the book. Angela introduced me to it too. I was just hopeful there was another incredible miracle book out there that I was missing!

Her Shabbyness: Sweet 'n Southern said...

Ouch!! I have done that before and it's a killer. I'm so sorry!

Barbara said...

Ooooh I am sorry. It really hurts and doing it once is all it takes!
Love you
Grammy

Jenny said...

ouch! steam burns are really bad.

Carla said...

Did you immediately put your hand in running cold water?
Hot steam takes the fun out of broccoli...

i'm kelly said...

ouch!