Pinstrosity! Your Failed Recipes from Pinterest

Photo by: Ashley Woods
The Pin: Baked Zucchini Chips
The Pinstrosity: "Quite possibly the simplest Pinterest recipe, and I managed to scorch the zucchini medallions into unidentifiable, charred ... more 
Photo by: Ashley Woods
The Pin: Baked Zucchini Chips
The Pinstrosity: "Quite possibly the simplest Pinterest recipe, and I managed to scorch the zucchini medallions into unidentifiable, charred remains. The recipe calls for one, thinly sliced zucchini coated in oil and lightly seasoned with salt. The directions say to bake at 225 degrees for 45 minutes and then rotate and bake for another 30-50 minutes. My impatience and growling stomach convinced me to turn the heat up to 350 degrees and bake. Of course, my intentions were to keep a close eye and pull them when they were a crispy, golden brown. After 30 minutes of baking, my smoke alarm starting singing his annoying, high-pitched melody. I swear he came off the ceiling and did the I-told-you-so dance right on the kitchen linoleum." -- Ashley Woods less 
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Fri, Jun 7, 2013 4:58 PM EDT
All day long: pin, pin, pin! But what happens when you actually get around to trying something you have pinned, like that "easy" cake batter cinnamon roll recipe, that "simple" fondant cake decorating tip, or that "healthy" pasta with avocados instead of creamy alfredo? Sometimes it works, and sometimes you get a pinstrosity. We asked Shine readers to share their failed recipes they so naively pinned on Pinterest.