Holiday Meal Preparation Safety Tips
Assign an adult to watch over little ones outside of the
kitchen. With hot baking dishes, pots of boiling water being
carried to the sink, every burner on the stove working double
time and a hot oven door opening and closing, you donít want
children running through the kitchen.
Check your fire extinguisher to be sure it is in proper
Put any sharp object into the sink immediately after use. You
donít want a wandering little one to come in and pull it off the
Use the back burners first, and then use the front ones. Be
sure to turn the pot handles in.
Use the same supervising system during kitchen cleanup. Empty
all glasses with alcoholic beverages into the sink so little
ones donít accidentally take a sip.