Entertaining Mistakes

It's your worst nightmare: intimate dinner or big splashy event, and something goes horribly wrong. The causes can be legion. The only known antidote: humor & quick thinking.

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All that’s white isn’t sugar. Or salt.

All that’s white isn’t sugar. Or salt.

Who: Marcella Simon Vander Eems, Cooking Light reader, via Facebook

Result: A not so sweet ending

How about the New Year’s Eve I made this awesome new punch recipe that called for powdered sugar? I could not figure out why the sugar kept settling on the bottom of the punch bowl. Turns out I had put in cornstarch instead of powdered sugar.

What now? Check the labels next time!

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