I am sorry that this happened to you.
I use the heavy duty tongs as those cheapies twist very very easy.
I think a quick rinse and back on the heat you would have been fine.
You have never really lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
KC I miss your advice.
Heavily medicated for your protection.
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