Thursday, January 27, 2011
How We RV - Jim & Judy MacLeod
Judy does a great job of cooking bacon and broiling steaks and pork chops in the convection oven, but the fumes invariably set off the smoke alarm whenever she opens the door. The first time it happened Jim responded by frantically waving a dish towel at the alarm to dissipate the fumes and quiet the racket. The next time Jim was already flailing the towel before she opened the door and quickly removed the offending meat. This strategy worked pretty well until it occurred to Jim that the battery-powered smoke alarm is secured to the ceiling with two common screws. A simple quarter-turn is all that's required to remove it and carry it into the bedroom before Judy opens the oven door. An ounce of prevention is better than a ton of towel waving!