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In addition to what other answers mention, I'd also recommend using a long match or a lighter with a long stem (as used for lighting fires). You don't want your fingers close to the pan when the flames start. If you watch the pros do this on a gas stove, they'll often tip the pan slightly to get the gas from the stove to ignite the vapor above the pan to ...


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Kev's answer mentions the most important aspects, but I'd like to add another observation that I believe is very important. Do not pour the liquor straight from the bottle into the pan. Not only is it very easy to accidentally use too much, there also is a risk of the liquor or its fumes catching on fire earlier than planned. This can happen especially easy ...


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