New Cooking Equipment: Time Savers or Dangerous Tools?: With the recent boom in cooking show and food blogs, less-practiced cooks have been taking to the kitchen and injuring themselves (and their pride) in the process. Many who don’t know the proper safety precautions to take when using devices like the immersion blender, the mandoline slicer, the meat grinder, and other devices are using them anyways, with sometimes dreadful results. The proof? Emergency room visits due to slicers and choppers in New York City are up by over a thousand cases since 2001. The takeaway? Beware the menacing mandoline.

  1. falsepalindrome reblogged this from americastestkitchen and added:
    I shouldn’t laugh but I did. I’ve fallen victim to the mandolin. The thing is a menace. But this is why there is always...
  2. fairiesinabottle reblogged this from americastestkitchen and added:
    Lol. If you don’t know, don’t touch it.
  3. moderncavegirl reblogged this from americastestkitchen and added:
    Hey, read the instructions or ask an expert, kids. Kitchen stuff is dangerous.
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