7 Recipes That Just Didn't Go Well at All

When it boils down to the #facts, I am decent home cook with a knack for making things look good for the 'gram even if they taste ho-hum-disgusting. Take the stir-fry pictured on this page for instance: it posed well for a photo with all its sesame seeds scattered on top like confetti, but when I finally ate it, I learned that the steak was rubbery because I didn't heat the skillet high enough before I started cooking. Turns out that boiled meat is not something of splendor.

We plant our dreams like seeds in hopes that they might someday peek through the ground to greet us with their nectar. Unless you water them daily, there's no guarantee that they will ever see the light of day. I still may not be Mario Batali and I refuse to buy orange Crocs, but I'll be damned if I ever stop scorching my skillet to triumph over the things I want to be able to cook. The goal is to be able to make one of those fire onion volcanos with just a match and dehydrated onion powder. This hasn't happened yet, but in the meantime, I stand here on my blog to present you with these seven recipes that ended in disappointment, single tears, and/or empty stomachs. Try them out yourselves and let me know if they work out for you better than they did for me. If I'm not in the kitchen testing them again, you can find me staring out the window, imagining the delights that might have been had I succumbed to wearing gardening shoes that resemble my pores on a hot day.

#RIP to these 7 recipes

Analyze & Discuss:

What's the last thing you cooked that turned out worse than a Peep cooked in the microwave?