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Following on from a previous thread where I admitted to being unable to make edible Yorkshire puddings. Believe it or not I can never cook a basic boiled egg, they are always either snotty or set. Do you have foods you struggle to cook?

Janhrrs
3 months ago
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Ann1984
Ann19843 months ago

Everything am the worst cook πŸ˜‚unless it pops in microwave am useless I even mess that up some times

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Janhrrs
Janhrrs
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3 months ago

Ann1984 Lol, I can't use the microwave to save my life. Food comes out still raw or totally dried out. I only use it to heat milk now, which is once in a blue moon πŸ˜‚

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garygemmell
garygemmell3 months ago

Janhrrs Check your microwave thats a sure sign of a failing Magnetron!

You either need a new microwave or phone justeat!

😜

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garygemmell
garygemmell3 months ago

Banana cream pavlova i always have trouble getting it stiff!

😜

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Janhrrs
Janhrrs
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3 months ago

garygemmell πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Well that's given me the giggles and I'm not even on the jokes page.

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Loislane
Loislane3 months ago

Well at least I'm not the only one who cant cook boiled egg always go soggy lol x

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Loislane
Loislane3 months ago

That's not what women want hear haha still made me laugh haha x

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garygemmell
garygemmell3 months ago

Janhrrs If i can bring one smile to one persons face a day then its been a good day!

Its been a good day lol

Even though it was totally unintentional - ahhh right!

Actually as i always say i always speak the truth pavlova is a pain i either burn it or it goes hard i like a nice fluffy centre then goes the creamed bananas , lime juice and whipped cream - top it off with some banana chips and its rather delish - my own recipe too!

There you go i provide a laugh and a recipe!

Dont say I am not good to all and sundry!

😜

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Loislane
Loislane3 months ago

garygemmell you always do lol x

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Janhrrs
Janhrrs
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3 months ago

Loislane omg, I am pleased about that πŸ˜‚ over the years I've come to think that I am the only one that 'can't even boil an egg' I'm great at hard boiled ones lol

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Janhrrs
Janhrrs
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3 months ago

garygemmell sounds yummy but I've attempted meringue a few times over the years and it never ends well πŸ˜‚ will have to get my other half to do it 😁

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Loislane
Loislane3 months ago

Janhrrs no hun I hold my head up high I'm no good Well cant cook well either haha fine at hard though lol x

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Glitterandgold
Glitterandgold3 months ago

Iv also struggled with meringues. I also struggle to do a good cheese sauce. I have only done it well a couple of times...all total flukes!

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G0501
G05013 months ago

Is that BΓ©chamel sauce with cheese ? Maybe your ratios aren't right? It needs constant stirring as well which is a bit of a pain!!

I also struggle with meringues. My mom is brilliant at them. Must be the oven πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

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Glitterandgold
Glitterandgold3 months ago

gaelle0501 Yea thats it. My son loves mac n cheese but I just could never do it. I gave up trying a while ago, he now just asks his grandad to make it for him instead.

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Janhrrs
Janhrrs
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3 months ago

Glitterandgold Yep, cheese sauce is another one. I normally manage to make it taste like flour sauce.

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lilyflower
lilyflower3 months ago

If it tastes like flour you haven't cooked the flour and butter long enough, or over done the flour, lots of people think you just need to mix them together before adding milk, nope the flour needs cooking.

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Glitterandgold
Glitterandgold3 months ago

Flour sauce 🀣 that's the one!

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Janhrrs
Janhrrs
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3 months ago

lilyflower thank you, I will try again then, i know I've heated it before and then when I add the milk it goes lumpy. So fingers crossed next time ☺️

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lilyflower
lilyflower3 months ago

Janhrrs keep beating when adding the milk and only a little at a time.

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Janhrrs
Janhrrs
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3 months ago

lilyflower aw thank you. I am going to be so pleased if I can finally make a decent cheese sauce and I think you need to give it another go too Glitterandgold. No more flour sauce 😁

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TheChimp
TheChimp3 months ago

Yorkshire puddings for some reason.

I can basically cook anything to a pretty high standard, but can't do Yorkies.

Gonna have another go tomorrow, but I know what's going to happen 😠

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Janhrrs
Janhrrs
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3 months ago

@TheChamp, it's so frustrating. You're better than me though, I gave up long ago and always buy ready made now. Pretty tasteless but not as bad as my attempts πŸ˜‚

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