Comments on: Kitchen Disasters Revealed http://sarahscucinabella.com/2009/04/21/kitchen-disasters-revealed/ Quick and Easy Recipes | Home Cooking | Family Recipes Tue, 05 Sep 2017 02:05:39 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.2 By: Emily http://sarahscucinabella.com/2009/04/21/kitchen-disasters-revealed/#comment-1653 Thu, 23 Apr 2009 22:11:13 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=1443#comment-1653 Good to know I’m not the only one with kitchen disasters!

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By: Sarah Caron http://sarahscucinabella.com/2009/04/21/kitchen-disasters-revealed/#comment-1652 Tue, 21 Apr 2009 14:28:37 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=1443#comment-1652 Kara, LOL. Some weeks seem like endless failures to me. That usually leads to a non-cooking night (as in, “let’s order a pizza!”)to get my balance back.

Cate, way to turn a disaster into a treat. I LOVE homemade croutons. And good thing you turned that oven off.

Viktoria, Ouch. I hate when that happens. I do that to bread more often than I care to admit. It’s amazing how just a few minutes can make such a huge difference.

Oh Lydia, all the effort that went into that! That stinks.

Julie, those cookie cutters sound adorable. I hope you give them another try and that it works! I have the worst luck with cutting cookies.

Maris, mmm, caramelized onions. It is a fine line with them, isn’t it?

Thanks for all the stories, everyone! Keep them coming!

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By: maris http://sarahscucinabella.com/2009/04/21/kitchen-disasters-revealed/#comment-1651 Tue, 21 Apr 2009 13:33:23 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=1443#comment-1651 I burned caramelized onions on Sunday which was fairly traumatizing.

Also a few months ago, after blabbing on and on aboiut my blog and how much I like cooking, I made bread for a guy I was dating and it didn’t rise. It gave him something to tease me about for weeks!

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By: Julie (World of Julie) http://sarahscucinabella.com/2009/04/21/kitchen-disasters-revealed/#comment-1650 Tue, 21 Apr 2009 12:22:53 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=1443#comment-1650 I got the cutest little animal cracker cookie cutters, these ones that not only cut out the shape but also imprint little details on the cookie (stripes on the tiger, for instance), just like real animal crackers. My kids and I had such a good time cutting them out (though, truthfully, I hate making rolled cookies, but that’s another story). They looked adorable. And then I baked them two minutes too long and the little detail lines melted away, and the cookies were no longer animal-shaped, but vaguely animalesque blobs. Not an enormous disaster, since they still tasted ok, but disappointing to the children, which is a disaster in another sense.

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By: Lydia (The Perfect Pantry) http://sarahscucinabella.com/2009/04/21/kitchen-disasters-revealed/#comment-1649 Tue, 21 Apr 2009 11:49:45 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=1443#comment-1649 I spent two days in the care and feeding of fresh fava beans, soaking them, cooking them, peeling them. Then I turned them into a dip… which ended up looking like something you wouldn’t want to step on on the sidewalk. And the taste was only so-so, too. Whole thing went right into the trash.

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By: Viktoria http://sarahscucinabella.com/2009/04/21/kitchen-disasters-revealed/#comment-1648 Tue, 21 Apr 2009 06:12:37 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=1443#comment-1648 Hm… latest one must be the home-made french fries from Thursday night… totally cooked them too long and they came out as little charcoal pieces. They were just in the oven for two or three minutes too long, too! Such a pity. They could have been really good.

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By: Cate O'Malley http://sarahscucinabella.com/2009/04/21/kitchen-disasters-revealed/#comment-1647 Tue, 21 Apr 2009 03:01:57 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=1443#comment-1647 I, luckily, haven’t had any big disasters lately, but forgetfulness is definitely creeping in. Last week, we had spaghetti and I put bread in the oven to warm it up and get it all nice and crispy. Had dinner. Day ended. The next day I was at my parents’ house eating bread and suddenly remembered the bread in the oven at home. Luckily I had turned the oven off, but completely forgot about the bread. Turned it into croutons for a salad that night though so all was not lost. 😉

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By: Kara http://sarahscucinabella.com/2009/04/21/kitchen-disasters-revealed/#comment-1646 Tue, 21 Apr 2009 03:00:31 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=1443#comment-1646 Oh goodness. Just one? 🙂

I think the most recent was Saturday’s epic falafel failure. They tasted great, but had no integrity, so they just fell apart into little crumbles. I still don’t know why, since I followed the recipe exactly.

Then there were Friday’s biscuits that for no reason I can figure, never rose, so were sort of hockey-puck like.

I could go on, but I’ll spare everyone! 🙂

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