“But it looked so good in the picture!” : Quarantine Cooking Fails

How I spent my quarantine.... 😁

There must be a particular star alignment in the sky that sometimes makes us want to whip of something exclusive in the kitchen – and hope that all, in fact, is going to go well. And to meet this urgent surge of inspiration, we have endless online resources, giving us just the most beautiful and, more importantly, simple looking food ideas. After we’re lured into believing that these amazing looking dishes are effortlessly made in just 3 or 4 steps – that’s where  the fun starts……

Dang. They looked so good in the picture…..
Mickey Mouse Pancakes — top picture is as it’s pictured; The bottom picture is Mickey’s bad day. …. 🙂
It was a first attempt. Jessie/Instagram. This was her first attempt at a bunny-shaped cake. Jessie posted it to her Instagram noting that sprinkles were the only decoration options on hand. It may not look like a bunny, but at least she said it tasted good.
Homemade Pizza (YUM)
Cookie Monster Cupcakes—The top picture as seen in the cookbook; the bottom picture as seen in our nightmares…..
Fun food for the kids: The Meatloaf Train in the pictures (top pic); the MeatLoaf Train made by the Quarancooks 🙂
The sourdough tried to escape.  North London Allotment/Instagram
Elizabeth Walter shared this photo to Instagram with the caption, “Just don’t ask…”
The home baker tried her hand at sourdough bread. It looks great even though it’s trying to climb out of the pan.
Fried Eggs in the pictures (top) Fried eggs on lockdown 🙂
Freaky: This baker may have been practicing some dark magic
Mozzarella Chee’se Bits in the pictures (Top); Mozzarella Chee’se Bits made at home during lockdown…..
This quarantine birthday cake that came with an actual apology.

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