Fall is open season on cook's fingers. Why? All those root vegetables and tough winter squash, of course! Have you ever been in fear for your digits while dismantling a pumpkin or a butternut squash? Have you ever come close to losing a thumb while peeling a rutabaga? I still have a scar from a run-in with a tough little potato
, of all things. Here are some safety tips on keeping your fingers safe and unharmed during the root vegetable season!