Most of last night and this morning I kept smelling this electrical, plastic burning smell. I couldn't pinpoint it's origin. Sometimes it seemed to be in the kitchen, other times in the family room. At one point I thought I had it nailed down to the battery charger. But, after being unplugged overnight and the smell lingered, I thought it might be something else.
Then today I was walking from the kitchen into the living room and I noticed the odor was much stronger. Then, out of the corner of my eye, I saw this:
This is what happens when your utensil holder is too close to the stove. Granted, it is a cheap pair of tongs that came with a catering order, but I should probably move that thing.