Cooking Casualty

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Sometimes I hate me. Poor little Silpat.



I'm an idiot.

We had the Reasons over for dinner last night and I made this "Summer Fruit something-or-other" with peaches and strawberries. Its presentation was lovely, but it is not the tastiest thing ever made, imo.

I baked it on my beloved Silpat baking sheet/mat/thing, and it came out nicely browned; but the galette was too floppy to transfer from pan to platter. So I thought, no big deal, I'll just serve from the pan, using my also-beloved Cutco spatula spreader [image below]. IDIOT!


(By the way, when I googled "cutco spatula spreader" on Google images, a photo of Katie Holmes came up on the first results page...what?)

Cutco, as usual, "came through"--and not just in the cutting sense. It went through the Silpat Santa brought me last year!

Bummer.

8 comments:

  1. I can't help but laugh at you.

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  2. Jenny9:42 AM

    I can relate to your cooking casualty, I've had two this week. First, I scaled myself with tortilla chicken soup when it over flowed out of the measuring cup. This incident left me with a huge blister on my finger. Second, I made homemade jalapeno poppers and stupid me didn't wear gloves and scooped the seeds out with my bare hands. Jalapeno juice is like oil that soaks into your skin. As a result, my hands were on fire for the past two days.
    Do you think Martha or Julia ever had cooking casualties?

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  3. i'm sorry about the casualty. ps check out my blog now. i'm a link queen!

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  4. i ruined my silpat too - i forget what i did to it, but i know i had to get new ones!
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