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what not to do when cooking,my burnt rice experience

Updated on October 11, 2012

What not to do when cooking,my burnt rice experience

The rate people cook burnt food at home this days is alarming. Men used to be the major culprits because some of them whine and complain whenever they are forced to cook. However ,women are also coming up with incidences of burnt food . From my burnt rice experience, this are some of the things to do in-order to avoid burnt food and burnt houses.

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What not to do when cooking, my burnt rice experience

Burnt food generally used to be the exclusive preserve of men. This is because most men whine and complain whenever they are forced to cook.Some of them do a lot of other things while cooking and could forget about the food on the stove. This days because of our busy lifestyles ,where everyone is multitasking ,women are also cooking burnt food like no man's business. From my burnt rice experience i realized this things that people should avoid when food is on the stove.

Reading

I used to be guilty of this .I take novels ,magazines and newspapers to the kitchen to impatiently wait for the food to be done.In one of those days an interesting story made me forget the food on the stove and there is no price for guessing what happened .From that day i learnt that the only thing worth reading in the kitchen is recipe book.

Don't be high

Different things ranging from alcohol to money makes people high. Many houses has been set on fire by men and women who cooked when they were high and ended up enjoying the food in their dream. This is worst when the person is lying down on a bed or couch as the food is on the stove.

Log-out of social network

There are many social network and chating sites that could be addictive . This could make one forget what they have on the stove.Young people are the worst culprits in this issue .Some guys would be chatting ,liking and commenting and only the smell of burnt food could bring them back to earth.

Pocket your handset .

Some people take the literary meaning of handset too seriously and are always holding their cellphone on their hands. Cases has been reported in some places where people fried their phone instead of meat. Yes, it is a handset but should be put in the pocket when cooking .

All condiments handy

Some individuals especially those who cook occasionally doesn't have all the condiments they need for cooking handy . It is hilarious when to see some guys cooking .This is worst when the shops are very close to the house. Some of them would leave the food on the stove just to buy some of what they require for cooking . Sometimes by the time they are back the smell of burnt food has permeated the entire house .

The best way to avoid all this is to get a stove with timer so that it could go off at the right time .Alternatively it is good for one to get a recipe books which outlines cooking methods ,ingredients and timing for different foods . This would nip in the bud the increasing rise in the number of burnt food before it turns to burnt houses.

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      anonymous 

      5 years ago

      @johnsja: Thank you for the comment

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      johnsja 

      5 years ago

      I'm usually pretty good in the kitchen but since I became addicted to Squidoo I had a bad week recently when I burnt the dinner twice in three days! All because of Squidooing! No one mentioned it could be hazardous!

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      anonymous 

      5 years ago

      @tonybonura: Thanks for the comment

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      Tony Bonura 

      5 years ago from Tickfaw, Louisiana

      Of course, but not for a long time now. I enjoy cooking so when I do cook, I'm too involved in it to let my food burn. The oven is the worst for overcooking something.

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      anonymous 

      5 years ago

      @anonymous: Thank you for the comment. Hoping to read how you clean up in style

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      anonymous 

      5 years ago

      Luckily, I don't usually burn things, but one time I forgot that I was boiling some eggs for my pet starling bird and I left the house to go shopping. The water boiled away while I was gone. The eggs exploded all over the ceiling and cabinets. There was no damage to the stove or pot, because I was using a cast iron pot. I spent the rest of the day cleaning the kitchen. When I mess up, I do it in style!

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      anonymous 

      5 years ago

      Thanks for voting

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      @delia-delia: Thanks for the comment , i have learnt another name for burnt rice today "pegao"

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      Delia 

      6 years ago

      I have had my share of burnt rice from years past! My Puerto Rican husband likes it when I 'almost' burn the rice, it sticks to the bottom of the pot and it's called "Pegao" real crispy and tastes so good. Now my rice is cooked in a Rice Cooker, it never burns the rice.

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