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Nov 2, 2013 10:57 PM

Any dish you have made before and it wasn't that good.But,you are going to try to make it again?

There are foods or dishes we all try to make.And sometimes they just don't come out,or taste that good. Do you give up or try again? What's yours ? Me,it's Chile Rellenos.I'm trying again.Greasy,and my sauce sucks.

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  1. Oh I love Chile Rellenos, but I have never tried it. I have tried so many dishes which did not turn out good the first few times, and I had to repeat and repeat to get them right.

    I don't think I have officially given up any, but there are a few that I have no immediate plan to re-try -- which may end up the same as giving up.

    Here, I am naming a few which I had failed, but have finally more or less mastered the products:

    Vietnamese Pho
    Chinese barbecue steamed buns

    1. That happens quite often. Particularly with recipes that I cobble together. In fact, in that category I'd say close to 50% are misfires that are, however, good and promising enough to adjust and try again.

      1. I am still working on pie crust. First time great! Second time, no good. Third time, horrible. But I refuse to give up.

        Also, I have made Hazan's Bolognese. My husband loved it, I thought it was blah. I will try again because everyone raves about it.

        1. I made some famous short rib recipe that is very much loved on these boards once, which took all of two days.

          It was greasy and disgusting. Never again.

          1. Caramel candy. First time I made it, the sugar stuck to the bottom of pot. It took days to clean...and no caramel.