So it’s probably not fair to complain about a recipe when I didn’t actually follow the directions that closely.
I got excited because I love green onion pancakes, so the idea of making them myself was intriguing. I especially liked that I didn’t need to buy a lot of new ingredients that I would only use once.
But then I fell into the trap that’s pretty common when recipes just show one beautifully food-styled photo of the end result, with no pictures of the in-between steps. I had absolutely no idea what looked right so I just had to wing it. Oh, and I blatantly ignored a couple of pretty direct instructions. There was that too.
Even so! These weren’t so bad. They were good [said in that over-excited way when someone asks you how their new haircut looks]. I think they could be better with practice, especially to get them nice and crispy. The thing is, though, I can’t imagine myself spending time practicing. So I post the recipe and the steps with that sort of disclaimer, and shall file this under “kitchen experiments.”