• Don't lick the spoon you just used to stir hot caramel – d'oh!
• Keep a potholder alongside any just-out-of-the-oven pan so you don't forget how hot it is and pick it up with your bare hands.
• Protect your fingers: in a crowded drawer, store aluminum foil and plastic wrap boxes with the cutting blade face down.
What kitchen injuries – and lessons – have you picked up along the way?
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