Everyone who loves to cook has that moment when common sense evaporates.
A 27-step recipe? That doesn’t look too hard.
Slathering a wheel of brie with sticky jam, then wrapping it in pastry as thin as Kleenex? I can do that.
Deboning, stuffing, poaching and coating a chicken in aspic? Child’s play.
I must have had one of those moments while leafing through a cookbook in search of inexpensive Easter candy recipes. When I saw one for homemade marshmallow chicks, my eyes lit up and my brain went dim simultaneously.
Let’s examine the reasons this was a bad idea:
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If anyone has the courage to try and make these yourself, I would LOVE to hear about how they turned out. Better yet, e-mail me some pictures at email@example.com.