Cooking fire + water.
Never, never do it.
This entry was posted on April 14, 2011 by Beyond Bluestockings. It was filed under Uncategorized and was tagged with fire, fire fighter, flames, photo, photography, picture.
Woweee, awesome shot there Mrs BB. Story behind that one? The flames at the top look amazing.
April 14, 2011 at 11:52 pm
Yes, great shot, but a bit scary!
April 15, 2011 at 10:00 am
Hello Fee, Michaela.
It wasn’t my kitchen, thankfully, but rather a demonstration at a fireman’s field day. He started with a very small fire in a frying pan, and stood back with a long handled dipper and added one cup of water.
Whoosh! Up she went. Scary, indeed! I wasn’t able to get it all in one frame – the flame went up like a wall. It was huge!
So… if your pan ever catches on fire, smother, don’t douse.
April 15, 2011 at 11:14 pm
I will remember!!! Had a broccoli fire once … I smothered that little sucker. 🙂
April 16, 2011 at 4:21 pm
i know it’s dangerous
but those colors.
April 17, 2011 at 7:02 am
Vimal, yes, the colours 🙂
Fee, a broccoli fire? Very original 😀
With me it’s mostly tea towels: Gas stove, lifting hot things off, dangle the tea towel in the flame by mistake.. but those I throw straight in the sink.
April 17, 2011 at 5:54 pm
Yes, broccoli – I always go for originality. 🙂
Oh, and I burned the cover off the back of my recipe book – left it on a stove ring and turned it on, then wondered what the terrible smell was. Doh! I still use the recipe book – it tells a story.
April 21, 2011 at 6:56 pm
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