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HELP... fingers are burning from cutting jalapenos. Remedies?

Had this happen to me for the first time today. Three jalapeƱo peppers and my fingers/hands were burning for six hours (starting about an hour after I finished mincing). I usually wear disposable gloves but didn't have any in the house. After a lot of reading online, I saw a post regarding Vaseline having given fairly instant relief ... I tried Aquaphor and it worked great! In less than ten minutes the burning sensation diminished significantly and it continued to abate further after that.

Jun 16, 2012
tartanhouse in Not About Food

Seared Scallops with Lemon and Vodka

Boozy - the vodka needs to be cooked off and the recipe does not allow for that. Given the timing I suggest cooking off the alcohol before adding the vodka to the pan to deglaze. Then, this would be great.

Dec 24, 2008
tartanhouse in Recipes