I have done that too! My hands literally burned until the next day. I
could not take my hands out of ice long enough to go to the bathroom without
me grimacing in pain. Please, please wear gloves.
"Let nothing be done through strife or selfish ambition, but in lowliness of
let each esteem others better than himself"
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, February 04, 2000 9:22 AM
Subject: Re: dealing with hot peppers
> Hi, all,
> Rather than feel like a total dolt, I wanted to say that I didn't find
> Jayne's idea strange at all - it makes a lot of sense - but unfortunately
> wouldn't help me. If you remember (or even if you don't) I washed SEVERAL
> times, after having used gloves while handling the peppers. I was quite
> thorough. The oil remained on my hands through the next day. That was
> sent the warning. If it soaked so deeply into my skin, I wanted to warn
> others that it could happen to them. Wear sturdy gloves and wash, wash,