Jul. 28th, 2008
pretty flames!  
ok, so apparently butter is flammable now. these things need to have warning labels.


this is why i cook in the microwave. less things explode into fire.

honestly, who designs this stuff?! It's made to come near heat sources, for fucks' sake!

someone should sue.


[edit: omg. i did it again. this is why my roommate doesn't want me in the kitchen.]
[edit#2: butter makes pretty flames like sparklers!]

 
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NCSUJncsuj on July 29th, 2008 - 04:06 am
aw baby, just come on out here and I'll take care of you and cook for you. All you gotta do is look pretty and give it up now and then.
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Jus-10neuroxin on July 29th, 2008 - 04:12 am
LOL Step away from the kitchen!
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Mark: hmmmahka42 on July 29th, 2008 - 04:42 am
yes...butter has fat...fat burns...

maybe you really should just step out of the kitchen. you're the first person i know who's set butter on fire...
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danthmanes on July 29th, 2008 - 05:04 am
Clarified butter FTW!
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The People's Exhibit Adavidology on July 29th, 2008 - 05:13 am
uh oh... swiffers are flammable?!

good to know!
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Zero-Zero-One-Zero Encodedsalacious_pop on July 29th, 2008 - 05:20 am
If your butter is catching on fire, it had already been scorched past the point of tasting good anyway.

I'm thinking that the MAX setting on your stove is not a good idea for whatever it is you're doing :P
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The People's Exhibit Adavidology on July 29th, 2008 - 05:23 am
i don't think i was supposed to leave it melting on the stove next to the flame. fortunately it made little noises i could hear from the living room.

the second time, the pot boiled over and made delicious sparkles!

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Zenk you very much, American bitch.absolutpequeno on July 29th, 2008 - 05:55 am
I'm there with you.
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Jus-10neuroxin on July 29th, 2008 - 07:05 am
medication + fire = bad
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baltpup25: breadbaltpup25 on July 29th, 2008 - 08:44 am
RE: Your edits: Sorry, that's funny.

I actually worry more about something asploding in the microwave more than I worry about fire on the stove.

So, what were you making? *pass the bread*
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Milambermilamberrex on July 29th, 2008 - 11:41 am
oh yeah, my first year of grad school, i heated the skillet, placed some butter in it to melt, and before you knew it, I had a 4' flame reaching for the ceiling. *good times*
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sublimevisions on July 29th, 2008 - 02:02 pm
the milk solids in butter have a low smoke point. it may be better to saute on medium when using butter. just a thought.
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Jaason: excitedryokousha on July 29th, 2008 - 05:35 pm
Wow... that's like so martha stewart!
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sublimevisions on July 30th, 2008 - 05:10 am
i've a bone to pick with her.

i would have preferred to live quite content in my ignorance; believing it impossible to ever fold a fitted sheet. I had a system that worked: take it out of the dryer, ball it up, and put it in a drawer.

Then on that fated day she, with smug grin, sweet demeanour and oh so helpful voice, showed how it was done. deliverance much to my chagrin. that's when i realised my gross domestic incompetence. that bitch deserved what she got, if only to subdue my own inflamed ego.
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josh: tiny ernestsoundofthemoon on July 29th, 2008 - 02:44 pm
Believe it or not, but that's not the dumbest cooking butter incident I know of. In college, I saw two frosh girls try to make brownies. The recipe called for 1 stick butter, melted. So they took a stick of butter and put it in the microwave. In the wrapper. No bowl or anything...
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Zmrezkill on July 29th, 2008 - 04:50 pm
sorry, that made me LMFAO...omg. i love it

-z
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Musikermusiker on July 30th, 2008 - 02:35 am
A Toast to You
Sounds like Sandra Lee trying to pull off a Paula Dean recipe... however obscure those references may be.


Should you attempt to use butter in other recipes, remember: Butter the bread AFTER you toast it.
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The People's Exhibit Adavidology on July 30th, 2008 - 02:37 am
Re: A Toast to You
after? really? I always butter it before. it melts it better!
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