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09/07/2012 09:08 am ET

Cooking Disasters: When Fires Happen To Good Meals (VIDEO)

We've all heard the saying: if you play with fire, you'll get burned. Well, it's true. But sometimes you have to play with fire. There's just no other choice, especially when you need to cook. And unfortunately, sometimes your food gets burned.

Experienced cooks will intentionally create cooking fires, but when a novice cook starts one it almost always end in a ruined dinner. If it should happen to you, be sure to follow all the appropriate safety precautions. But in the meantime, check out these silly cooking fire fails in the video above.

Moral of the story: don't start fires. And also, you should learn more about cooking safety in the slideshow below.

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