Cauliflower Fritter Fail

We often see “skinny” recipes on Pinterest, and think “bull shit.” So we were so glad when EPF reader Jackie from Atlanta, GA sent us this one that she tried featuring a frequent skinny recipe ingredient – cauliflower. The original pin:

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Click image for original recipe. Author says “Similar to the taste of a potato pancake. Your kids will love them!”

And here’s Jackie’s 4-word review: “It tasted like shit.”

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We didn’t try it, but we have to agree … there is no way cauliflower can be a substitute for delicious potatoes. When we think of eating a cauliflower fritter, we can’t help but be all:



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Wine Glass + Chalkboard Paint Fail

The following pin was submitted to us by Beverly in North Carolina. Thanks!

The original pin – chalkboard paint on the base of a wine glass so that guests can personalize their glasses:


Click the image for more information about the original pin.

I thought this seemed like a pretty simple craft – just dip the wine glasses in the chalkboard paint and let them dry. Easy, right? Well, it was, but the hard part was drying the glasses. You can’t set them upright, but you can’t rest them upside down, because the paint runs down the stem and onto the glass.

Luckily, I remembered a souvenir I had from a wine festival – a necklace that holds a wine glass around your neck. I attached this to a shelf to hold the glasses as they dried:

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However, the paint still didn’t have that seamless, smooth effect as the original pin. The end result was a tad bit bumpier:

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Oh, well. You can still drink out of the glasses, so that’s probably all that really matters!

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