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to blowdry a shepherds pie?

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SaffronCake Fri 12-Aug-11 21:44:15

DD (age 9mo) is starving and crying in my ear as we speak while the lava-like dinner refuses to cool.

Would it be much, much too insane to whip out the hairdryer and blast it on the cold setting at full power?

AgentZigzag Fri 12-Aug-11 21:45:26

Stir and blow, stir and blow grin

Wouldn't a hairdryer spray it round the room?

Tee2072 Fri 12-Aug-11 21:46:59

Freezer?

RoseC Fri 12-Aug-11 21:47:20

Shove it in the freezer for a minute, take out and stir, shove it back in, stir & serve?

RoseC Fri 12-Aug-11 21:47:40

x-post Tee grin

DogsBestFriend Fri 12-Aug-11 21:47:53

I beg your pardon?! grin

Madness! grin

<<makes notes and stores for future use with whinging teenager>>

squeakytoy Fri 12-Aug-11 21:49:12

get a large cold plate, spread it over that thinly, and that will cool it down very quickly smile

SaffronCake Fri 12-Aug-11 21:49:12

I'll never get away with taking it back to the kitchen, she's seen it now.

Tee2072 Fri 12-Aug-11 21:49:25

I also blow upon and wave hand over. So much that my son (26 months) now does that before he eats anything! Even a sandwich. grin

SaffronCake Fri 12-Aug-11 21:50:01

Genius squeakytoy will do that right now.

parakeet Fri 12-Aug-11 21:50:23

Another top cooling tip: transfer repeatedly from one cold plate to the other. Obviously only works if you are using china/pottery/type bowls, not kiddie-friendly plastic ones.

FunkyChicken Fri 12-Aug-11 21:50:57

My technique for cooling quickly if its a 'mushy' type meal (without wasting electricty in the process!) - spread some of it v thinly over a large dinner plate - cools v quickly- then scoop back into the bowl to spoon it.

SaffronCake Fri 12-Aug-11 22:01:26

The plate thing worked so fast that dinner has actually all been eaten already. TY Mumsnet.

Pudding was going to be rhubarb crumble and custard but on reflection I think a yogurt will do nicely thanks!

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