Sigh...my attempts to cook Italian Beef today, turned into Italian Blah. @#%$#, I hate it when that happens!! <pause to kick table> I couldn't even get the cats to eat it! Minnie just licked the salt off and walked away. So, I wound up driving to the food store, buying bread, cheese and yogurt and eating what I call the "College Student Delight".
As I sit here semi-sated, I am reminded of the last cooking disaster I tried to foist onto my cats...
Last week, I tried making "Spicy Thai Chicken Soup", which I thought would be the yummy coconut soup that you get in Thai restaurants. However, in my hands it turned into "Thai Chicken-ey Creepiness". Since I am often creeped out by dishes that involve chicken or boiling, I thought I would get a more objective opinion. I put a few pieces into my cat's bowl thinking "Hey! It's a protein. She's a carnivore. How could this not work?" Well...SHE TRIED TO BURY IT!
For those of you who don't own cats, burying is what cats do to thier "business" in the litter box. They will also bury dead animals. Basically it's them thinking "I know this is decaying matter, let me bury it so I don't pollute my environment". While I appreciate my cat's fastidiousness and even commend her for having better hygiene than many humans, I don't understand what this had to do with my chicken soup? What did my soup have in common with decaying matter???? In the end, I wasn't able to figure out why she wouldn't eat it, but I guess I can't blame her for not eating something I wouldn't. :)
So, does anyone else have any cooking horror stories to share? Checkout Cooking Disasters Pt 1 here. :-)