Hysterical Cooking Fails to Avoid This Holiday Season
Everything gets a little more chaotic during the holidays. Even though it’s theoretically a time to slow down and be with loved ones, it can also feel quite stressful. And, despite your best efforts, you inevitably fall short of having a picture-perfect holiday.
But fret not! We have all, at some point, failed during the holiday season. We’ve tried to create the perfect creamy gravy that winds up extra lumpy. We've spilled the green bean casserole all over the floor. You name it, there are infinite possibilities for disaster to strike, turning your holiday fun into a holiday cooking fail.
Here are some of the funniest — and most relatable — holiday cooking fails others have shared on social media. After all, if you're frustrated, you might as well post about it for everyone to get a little enjoyment out of your misery. These hysterical posts are guaranteed to make you laugh or, even better, prepare you to avoid similar fails this holiday season.
‘A Cheese Sauce Pour Disaster” Is All We Needed to Hear
Who Ordered Their Pies Well Done?
Sometimes, you underestimate just how much heat the oven is packing and can end up with ash pies (instead of the apple or pumpkin you were attempting).
Remember to Take Off All Packaging
Everyone’s food preference is different. But it’s safe to say most people don’t like their food served with a side of melted plastic...
...Or Covered in Plastic for That Matter
Bye Bye Delicious-Looking Pumpkin Pie
At least when it fell, it did so in a picturesque manner.
Hmmm ... What Could It Be?
Even Seasonings Can Spill
Plenty of people accidentally drop baked goods during the holidays. But seasonings are just as important to a tasty meal — and just as slippery.
Speaking of Seasoning!
It's Really Quite a Common Occurrence
Make Sure You Have All The Right Equipment
You don’t want a can to turn into a can’t.
And Make Sure You Know How to It Properly
Otherwise, things can get a little messy.
Remember to Plug-in Kitchen Equipment, Too
Maybe Next Time, She'll Think Before She Bakes
Because even celebrities can have holiday kitchen mishaps.
That Takes Talent!
There Is Such a Thing as Too Much of a Good Thing
At least that’s true when it comes to heat. You don’t want to fry something to the point of unrecognition.
Don’t Bake It to the Point of Unrecognition Either
For Dessert, We’re Having Slices of We Have No Idea What
Sometimes, an item turns out so totally different from what you expected that you can’t even tell what you were going for in the first place.
That’s Not a Battle You Want to Lose
Always Make the Most of It
It’s hard to be upset with a major kitchen fail when there’s a smiling face staring right back at you.
If You’re Going to Decorate, Go All In
There’s nothing sadder than a gingerbread house that doesn’t come close to living up to its potential.
How Does This Happen?
They get bonus points for creativity, though, right?
A Cupcake Only a Mother Could Love
Remember: Don’t Let a Vegan Cook the Turkey
It was a little too late when this Instagrammer realized that letting her vegan daughter cook the bird was maybe a bad idea.
One Giant Cookie Is Better Than None!
We'll take the whole thing, actually.
Grilled Chicken Gone Wrong
Just add some barbecue sauce, no problem!
These Are a Little Terrifying!
No Stuffing, Indeed
They’re Both Green, Right?
Quite an Afterthought!
This Instagram post reads: "Afterthought: Why not add green beans to the green bean casserole?
Greatest guest of all time. Not sure what planet she lives on though."
Don't forget to grab the dog and a fork!
Get Out the Sunscreen!
Up in Flames
Did someone ask for marshmallow lava?
Marshmallows are not as easy to bake as you might think.
Giving Up Before You Even Start
There’s a good chance a pizza delivery was made not long after this turkey was tossed in the trash.
But You Still Might Want a Table for Pizza
You forget how important tables are to a successful holiday experience. Until, of course, they don’t do their jobs very well.
Lastly, Don't Forget to Blow Out the Candles!
Dinner was great and all, but there are still things that need to be done!