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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Case of the untested Craig Claiborne recipe (part 2)
Illustration: Barry Blitt

Case of the untested Craig Claiborne recipe (part 2)

After the host served the tart with a preamble about my cooking CV, everyone tried to cut into it. A beefy man finally bored through the chocolate layer, his plate nearly shattering from the force.

What now? I ended up dishing out ice cream—and apologies.

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