[Sca-cooks] OOP/OT The dangers of late night baking

Susan Fox selene at earthlink.net
Tue Mar 18 07:41:05 PDT 2008

Volker Bach wrote:
> Well, I wanted pizza. So I whipped up a quick-rising
> dough and grabbed myself some canned pesto, fresh
> tomatoes, salami, button mushrooms and grated emmental
> and never once thought to check the oven. All I can
> say in my defense is that it was after 9pm and I had
> been teaching for 9 hours. I did notice the funny
> smell, but thought nothing more than 'time to clean
> out the oven this weekend, I must have spilled
> something'. When I couldn't find my plastic spatula, I
> started to worry.
> I just scraped away the melted slag from the bottom of
> the oven where it had slipped out of sight under the
> baking stone. Dangit, it *had* to happen on a pizza
> day. 
> Quota of stupid accidents for the season - check.
> Giano
Oh, ow.  Sympathy from here.  Ever leave Kevlar armor parts in the oven 
too long?  Don't.  Just... don't.


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