Well this should be called the weekend of failed recipes. The first that I tried on Saturday was a carrot cinnamon bread, a recipe that I had found on a random blog. It had some odd ingredients such as 1 TBSP on baking powder and a can of white beans and its juice pureed. I decided to give it a try anyways. It turned out terrible, maybe because I didn't bake it long enough or something, but it had a very bitter almost sour taste that I couldn't even get down. So that when into the trash unfortunately. On Sunday I attempted to make my own sweet potato chips, but those did not turn out very well either. I made the chips from sweet potatoes that I peeled to make 1/8 inch slices, covered them with a water, oil, and spice mix, then baked them for 15+ minutes laid out on a baking sheet. This too did not turn out as I had hoped. The chips at the edges of the pan were burnt, while the middle of the pan chips were still floppy. Needless to say, this recipe was also a flop. My sister-in-law suggested I invest in a mandoline slicer, and I may someday, but for now I will be sticking with store-bought sweet potato chips such as, the all natural Sweet Potato chips from Food Should Taste Good. So, unfortunately, I will not be posting a recipe from this weekend, but look forward to my post later today.
One great thing about this weekend was the publishing of my photograph from my recipe a while ago, Roasted Apples and Parsnips, on the Whole Foods Market website. Follow this link to see the official recipe and photo on WFM.
Back to failing recipes: One recipe I can never seem to make work are chickpea patties. I've found multiple recipes for them and have tried and tried, but no matter how hard I try, they always seam to fall apart in the skillet.
Is there a recipe that you just can't seem to get right?