Serious Eats: Talk
biting off more than you can chew.
...in regards to kitchen tasks.
my first try making hummus with dried chickpeas instead of canned. did the quick soak method, and when i drained the water to replace it and cook them, i decided to rub the skins off of the beans so my hummus will be extra smooth and awesome.
most tedious endeavor i could ever imagine. especially since it was probably close to 2lbs of chickpeas. it took a long time and a lot of rinsing, but i got probably 90% of the skins off. argh!
on what occasions have you all set out to do something in the kitchen that ended up being more than you bargained for?