Elisabeth Luard's book European Peasant Cookery. Elizabeth Luard is a sweet woman and can probably make anything taste nice. I got it into my head that this recipe would be great if I made it with chick pea flour. There's a Provencal pancake called La Cade made with chick pea flour kind of like Panisse. Now I'm free associating. Panisse. Chez Panisse. Sounds great. Can't go wrong.
My husband is maddeningly slim but he can eat and eat and eat. Many a cat and dog has had to forgo table scraps for the G-Pup. He has a hollow leg. He couldn't finish any of it. My guys were holding their throats, gagging for milk, water anything.It was one of those meals where I actually had to take the food back into the kitchen. I think we had KD instead.
Another really terrible experiment was trying to recreate turkey stuffing as a savory bread pudding. We all love stuffing at Christmas and always want more. I tried seasoning bread with sage, onion, chicken bouillon and celery salt and topped it with egg, milk and cream. It was yucky. Too dry, it resembled one big burnt crouton. Again it was either KD or sandwiches that night.
What's your worst recipe ever?
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