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Oct 12, 2008 09:28 PM

Really bad instructions (on product package)

I've always been annoyed by the food 'scientists' and their lawyer cohorts that advise us to grossly overheat or overcook food in the name of safety.

Today I decided to emulate SuperTaster and picked up a Patio brand frozen burrito.
The package says to wrap in foil and cook in a *preheated* 350 degree Oven for 55 TO 60 MINUTES! I'm sure the local electric and gas utilities get a cut of the profits.
Alternatively, we are advised to Microwave on HIGH for 2 to 3 minutes. In my experience this results in the 'microwave burrito' effect - cool on the outside, just below the temp of the Sun on the inside.

What are your favorite wacko instructions?

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