This ginger beef satay seemed to have all of the components that would make it a great, easy dinner I could make for myself, scale up for a crowd, and share with friends looking for new recipes. There’s a minimal list of ingredients, the instructions are clear, and there’s very little active time. …
Congratulations okonomiyaki (and Caleb), I can no longer avoid the issue of how to deal with real recipe failures. I have a few draft posts started discussing either individual recipe disappointments or complete failure across all tested recipes. However, I’ve put off posting them for a number of reasons: I feel guilty saying someone else’s hard work in developing a recipe was a flop. I worry the failure is in the chef (me) and not the recipe. Also – who wants to read a post about something that was a flop?
Unfortunately, the okonomiyaki (Japanese savory pancakes) from Clean Green Eats were a flop. I can say that because I made them last night and then tried a different recipe for okonomiyaki tonight to use as a comparison. The okonomiyaki from Clean Green Eats weren’t awful, or inedible, but I would be embarrassed to served them to anyone and I wound up throwing them away….