View Single Post
Old 05-31-2011, 09:06 AM   #23232
The New Black
The New Black's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 13,682

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.

I am the new Black.

"Hope the Mail are saving space tomorrow for Samantha Brick's reaction piece on the reactions to her piece about the reactions to her piece." ~ Tweet reposted by Rou.
The New Black is offline   Reply With Quote