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6 Fruits and Vegetables Most Likely To Cause Kitchen Injuries

By Kelsey Banfield |

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The Huffington Post recently reported on a UK study which revealed the world’s most dangerous vegetables. These are the vegetables most likely to cause kitchen injuries. Of the 88 percent of people who injure themselves in the kitchen, 39 percent do it on vegetables that are difficult to cut. Have you ever cut yourself when a knife slips against a vegetable you can’t quite get your knife to pass through cleanly? It is scary and happens more easily than you think. To prevent kitchen injuries like this, the first step is to keep your knives sharp and always cut on a stable surface like a countertop or cutting board. Then, take your time and care in cutting your vegetable. I’ve even hurt myself on several fruits. Sometimes carving a fruit is harder than a tough vegetable. Here are some fruits and vegetables you should take care when handling because, as I’ve learned from experience, kitchen injuries are no fun!

 

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6 Fruits and Vegetables Most Likely To Cause Kitchen Injuries

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These watermelon flowers are so pretty and could even double as a centerpiece before being enjoyed for dessert.
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In Related News on the Huffinton Post: Nicotine In Vegetables: 20 Pounds Of Eggplant Equivalent To 1 Cigarette

 

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Kelsey Banfield

Kelsey Banfield is the food writer and the founder of The Naptime Chef. She writes a daily food column for Babble Food and her food writing has also appeared in the places like Parents magazine, and Martha Stewart Living. Kelsey lives in southern Connecticut with her husband and daughter. Read bio and latest posts → Read Kelsey's latest posts →

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