Even the most experienced chef can fall prey to the ravages of cooking injuries. Follow these techniques to avoid hurting yourself in the kitchen and keep your fingers safe.
Although this may seem counter-intuitive, using a dull knife causes most chopping injuries. With a dull knife, you have to use more force, so the knife is more likely to slip. With a sharp knife, you will be more accurate, use less force, and be less likely to make any painful mistakes.
Next to consider is your hand position. Do not stick your fingers out flat. Keep them folded or curled Read the rest of this entry »