Thursday, January 1, 2009

Mental***Pause

Ohhh crud!
Today I stood in front of the oven, froze...and just shook my head. I botched two batches of bars...in a row.
Directions:
Make crust, top with caramel sauce...bake...then top with crushed candy topping.
I made crust, topped with caramel annnnd topping.....and baked.
Duhhhh. Make that Duh, repeat ...and duh again!
They're not terrible...they're just terribly ugly, and very buttery.

Tomorrow is my mother-in-law's 80th birthday, Saturday we are having a little party for her. Today I started baking for the soiree - I've been told to plan on about 100 people. At the rate I'm going we'll be eating botched bars around here for months.

Freaky thing is I stayed home last night and didn't have any sort of libations.
If there is someone out there missing their hangover brain...it came to my house.

This is why Shelly shouldn't bake.

8 comments:

Jerrie said...

I got one of those too...with out all the fun that comes along the night before. Although I did have 5 teenage boys here for a sleep over and I only got a few hours of sleep. Maybe that is my excuse. :)

quilly said...

Making a mistake is bad enough, but making the same mistake, twice? The only thing I can say to that is -- we must be sisters!

In just a bit I am going to write about our New Year breakfast. You'll love it.

Rositta said...

Wish I could help you out there, I love baking...cooking, not so much. I don't have a hang over brain today, I think we were in bed two minutes past midnight. Happy New Year Shelley...ciao

bobbie said...

Just before Christmas I baked brownies to give as gifts, but botched a batch. (botched baking a batch of brownies - Say it 5 times fast) Had to substitute something else for that gift. Frustrating!

Lori said...

Oh I hate when baking botches. And you cant throw it ou because of the guilt factor.

100 people! Best of luck to you! I hope you get your baking mojo back!

Dianne said...

Happy Birthday to MIL :)

there's nothing wrong with your brain - the bars weren't cooperating

quilly said...

Google says you posted but danged if I can find that list! I was going to look up the one I did a couple years back, see if it has changed, and give credit for the idea to you ...

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