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20 Funny cooking mistakes to make you feel better about your mishaps (GIFs)

Heather Barnett is a freelance writer and foodie whose work has been featured in blogs, websites, magazines, and TV and radio ads. She spends her free time relaxing with her soulmate, Keith; her dog, Mosby "The Fly Slayer;" and Felix th...

These cooking mistakes will make you laugh and feel better about your own skills

No wonder we need so many kitchen gadgets with ultra-specific purposes if that many of us are as klutzy as these TV infomercial cooks.

1. Who doesn't test their pasta by sticking their fingers into a boiling pot?

These cooking mistakes will make you laugh and feel better about your own skills

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2. We all learn the hard way to not cook with the window open.

These cooking mistakes will make you laugh and feel better about your own skills

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3. Being able to cook doesn't help if you don't get to eat it.

These cooking mistakes will make you laugh and feel better about your own skills

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4. We know... volume is a hard thing to judge.

These cooking mistakes will make you laugh and feel better about your own skills

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5. Whose idea was it to let foods be cylindrical, anyway?

These cooking mistakes will make you laugh and feel better about your own skills

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6. Flipping eggs is a lot harder than they make it look on TV.

These cooking mistakes will make you laugh and feel better about your own skills

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7. Knives should come with directions.

These cooking mistakes will make you laugh and feel better about your own skills

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8. This is why people have to choose between having kids and drinking milk.

These cooking mistakes will make you laugh and feel better about your own skills

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9. It's so hard to know what the right tools are.

These cooking mistakes will make you laugh and feel better about your own skills

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10. Mr. T pities the fool who uses too much oil.

These cooking mistakes will make you laugh and feel better about your own skills

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11. They should invent something to make it easier to get foods out of the fire.

These cooking mistakes will make you laugh and feel better about your own skills

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12. This never happens when she's pouring vodka.

These cooking mistakes will make you laugh and feel better about your own skills

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13. Boiling water can be tricky.

These cooking mistakes will make you laugh and feel better about your own skills

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14. You'd think they'd make multiple sizes of pans.

These cooking mistakes will make you laugh and feel better about your own skills

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15. Who needs the hassle of putting the lid on before you turn it on?

These cooking mistakes will make you laugh and feel better about your own skills

16. And you thought opening jars was hard.

These cooking mistakes will make you laugh and feel better about your own skills

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17. Too bad they never invented a gadget specifically designed to get ice cream out of the container.

These cooking mistakes will make you laugh and feel better about your own skills

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18. You're going to need to get a bigger blender (because that's the only solution).

These cooking mistakes will make you laugh and feel better about your own skills

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19. This is why they invented cupcakes.

These cooking mistakes will make you laugh and feel better about your own skills

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20. Eggs are impossible to cook.

These cooking mistakes will make you laugh and feel better about your own skills

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