So the only hot pepper I'd ever cut up before tonight was a jalapeno. Minor leagues, right? Now I can add serrano to the list, and apparently I have sensitive skin. Oops? Now I know, wear gloves when cutting up hot peppers. In the mean time, how do I deal with the burning all over my hands?
- wash your hands with dish soap
- wash your hands with olive oil
- rub your hands with a baking soda paste
- soak a paper towel in oil and then put it in the freezer. alternate as necessary.
- rubbing alcohol
I escalated up the list. I like the rubbing alcohol one the best, as it turns out. It took everything off my hands! At least for awhile...
Your turn! Do you have a favorite trick? Please share... I'm still a little tingly!