Cooking Disasters

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We're always talking about the delicious things we make, but what about those times we tried to cook and FAILED MISERABLY?




A few days I was test-baking a cake recipe and i think I doubled the recipe wrong. So instead of cupcakes, I got cup caverns of doom. o___o It tasted okay, at least?
 
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Seiji

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Th-that's not a picture of a cupcavern of doom that tasted good...


I tried making cranberry sauce one year.

It was awful.

Additionally, I fried some fish a few weeks ago and used too much salt. >>; Terrible, terrible...
 
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EphemeralStar

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I'm generally a good cook *totally not bragging* BUT I do have an issue with forgetting things... for instance, my eggs. Or my noodles. So many times have I had to throw out overcooked eggs, or icky soggy noodles. LOL. But I'm getting better with that.
 
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Sakura

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I'm a good cook. decent~ as long as i WANT to cook;; the food's good =]

BUTBUT. MASHED POTATOES TAKE WAYYYY TOO LONG FOR MEEEE D<
I leave the kitchen because I can't STAAAAND waiting for them.
and baboom! I come back and it's all smelly and half burnt.

I gave up after the first three attempts. = =

 
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Vay

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*addblocks saku's sig*

First time i tried to make biscuits (cookies to you folk) Made the dough too moist (yes I actually made my own dough) they came out as irregular blobs with a mildly burned taste... Still tasted good with coffee though.
 
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Fluffy

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I'm so careful when I cook. Even my grilled cheese sammiches are watched closely so I can cook them to perfection. o__o; Therefore, not many mess ups.

HOWEVER...

I can't seem to make homemade pancakes. The batter always tastes like shit and when I cook the pancakes, they come out in dumb, ugly shapes. Also, I always manage to burn myself somehow, when making pancakes. :( The entire palm of my right hand was burned, once. Skin was peely for daayyys.
 
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The Butterfly

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All the things I make are usually pretty good. I also produce abnormal amounts of smoke.
 
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Fel of the Eternal Forest

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I'm so careful when I cook. Even my grilled cheese sammiches are watched closely so I can cook them to perfection. o__o; Therefore, not many mess ups.

HOWEVER...

I can't seem to make homemade pancakes. The batter always tastes like shit and when I cook the pancakes, they come out in dumb, ugly shapes. Also, I always manage to burn myself somehow, when making pancakes. :( The entire palm of my right hand was burned, once. Skin was peely for daayyys.
There really is no standard for a shape in pancakes, professional cooks actually use the entire pan to make them round. However, the key to a nice, evenly cooked pancake is to set the heat to medium-high and cook one side until JUST BUBBLING, then flip it over. After about a minute (an egg timer or the microwave help) it's done!

For a pancake batter, try using a half cup of sugar in your mix, as well as vanilla extract to taste. The water in the mix should just about equal 3/4 (or to desired thickness) times the flour. That's really all there is in pancake batter, water, flour, sugar and vanilla. If it gets to thin don't hesitate to add more flour, a tablespoon or two at a time. It tastes delicious. I'm not sure what to do about your hand though... Learn to hold your spatula different?

Only thing I've ever done wrong in the kitchen is season a steak wrong, and that in itself is blasphemy.
 
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Fel of the Eternal Forest

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double postan'

FORGIVE ME PANCAKE GODS FOR I HAVE SINNED. I WILL WILLINGLY FALL UPON MY SWORD IN SHAME.
 
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Karsikan the Berzerker

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I once set a microwave on fire.

Dyslexicis UNTIE!!!