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[May. 11th, 2009|06:44 pm]
Listen in, listen Ian!
Is there anything more annoying than when you're happily working through a recipe, and then halfway through you read the immortal words "marinate for 8 hours or overnight"? Still, I've bunged it in anyway, and I didn't have any szechuan peppercorns either. It should still be tasty I think.
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[User Picture]From: caramel_betty
2009-05-11 06:10 pm (UTC)
That little bit of fluff in your navel that just won't budge is pretty annoying.

I like recipes that say something like "15 minutes preparation time + 2 hours cooking/waiting", but not many do sensible things like that.
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[User Picture]From: k425
2009-05-11 06:14 pm (UTC)
Well, there's not reading the cooking time until you put the shoulder of lamb in the oven and realise it's going to take 4 hours to cook, rather than the anticipated 1-2. I took it out, and did it the next day instead.

And OldBloke remembers a recipe where he prepared one ingredient as required and it was never mentioned again, and then a few lines on he was instructed to add an ingredient that wasn't on the original list, and we didn't have in the house.
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[User Picture]From: flamingkitties
2009-05-11 06:31 pm (UTC)
Worst thing about cooking is waiting, waiting, waiting. BAH.
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[User Picture]From: monkeyssk8
2009-05-12 08:22 am (UTC)
how was it?
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