Top 10 Ways Your Kitchen Is Trying to Kill You (PHOTOS)

child pot on stoveThe kitchen is often considered the heart of the home -- a place where everyone gathers round to see what's cookin' and possibly sneak a taste or two while a meal's being prepared. 

But, unfortunately, the kitchen can also be one of the most dangerous spots in the house. Between sharp knives, hot pots, and bacteria hiding in every crevice, it's enough to make you want to just order take-out!


And thanks to cooking shows like 'MasterChef Junior,' curious kids are craving a piece of the action. As much as you might want to support their new interest, you don't want to spend the afternoon in the emergency room, right?

But before you hang up your apron for good, we found some food safety experts who shared their picks for the most dangerous spots in the kitchen and offered suggestions on how to stay safe while still cooking up a storm. 

Have you ever had a serious accident in the kitchen? 


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