There are two types of cooks in the world: You've got the bold experts who season meals by eyeballing everything and going, "Hmm, that looks about right," and then you've got the nervous wrecks (guilty) who carefully measure each ingredient and follow recipes to a T.
But despite our best efforts, sometimes recipes don't turn out as expected. Whether it's because we misunderstood the instructions, omitted key ingredients, or were being a tad careless, there's nothing more infuriating than spending time and money on food that ends up in the trash or going in the dog's bowl.
What follows are highlights from the many angry and hilarious recipe reviews recently shared on Reddit from home cooks who failed to follow instructions and yet blame the recipe for the resulting disaster. In most cases, they probably should have ordered takeout instead.
From watery eggs to scorched casseroles, these culinary disasters have got us cracking up — proving that sometimes the kitchen is no place for the faint of mouth — or the absent-minded.