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Old 05-31-2011, 09:06 AM   #23232
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Originally Posted by Saria View Post
I really can't help but wonder about some people. I just read a comment on SE about how one person wrote down 1 tablespoon of salt in a recipe instead of a pinch, thereby ruining her cake. Now, putting aside how a pinch turned into a tablespoon, do people really turn off their brains that much when following directions? I mean, you really wouldn't stop to think that a tablespoon of salt might be way too much for a single cake recipe (that makes just one non-supersized cake)?
Well, I seem to recall a post about one particularly, um, challenged individual who couldn't figure out fractions of a teaspoon. So I'm not terribly surprised by this latest recipe disaster, although it may stem from a different basic problem.
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