Foods People Intentionally Cook "Wrong" Reddit

Foods People Intentionally Cook “Wrong” Reddit

Sometimes cooking the “wrong” way is actually the right way.

When it comes to cooking our favorite dishes, we all have our own special way of doing things.

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From purposefully burning things to adding even more than the recipe calls for, here are the most memorable responses to the thread. Take a look:


“I much prefer burnt popcorn.”

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“I was drunk one night making tacos and halfway through realized we had no tortillas…so I changed it to sloppy joes, but already had put in the taco seasoning. We liked it so much that we make ‘taco joes’ as a regular thing now.”


“Way too much vinegar in everything. I would never serve my salad dressing to guests, but I definitely love that sour pucker.”


“I burn my grilled cheese sandwiches. I grew up with a mother who always burned them, so it’s become a comfort flavor for me.”

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“I like my pasta overdone. Like not mushy but definitely past al dente.”

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“Mushy cereal and melting ice cream. Just leave it on the counter for like 10 minutes.”


“I intentionally burn my rice. I think the crispy part is very tasty.”

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“Way too much black pepper in everything.”

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“I like my meat f*cking charred. No red juices.”

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“I bake drop biscuits a little too long as I like them extra crunchy.”


“Hella. Vanilla. Never measure it. Just hella vanilla.”


“I like thick pancakes with just a bit of gooey batter in the middle. Like a custard pancake.”


“I prefer risotto overcooked. I like the extra-mushiness, almost like mashed potato instead of individual rice grains.”

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“I like my bacon one step below burned. Like when I bite into it, it better crunch and crumble into tiny pieces.”


“I intentionally overcook pizza until the cheese gets crispy.”

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“I drain the water out of my ramen and eat it like a pasta rather than a soup. My girlfriend makes fun of me for my ‘dry ramen’ but I can’t eat it any other way.”

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“I like my scrambled eggs overcooked too. I like a little browning on the egg pieces.”

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“Honestly? I like my chicken a little dry. Obviously not hard to swallow dry, but I don’t enjoy a really juicy chicken breast, tenderloin, etc.”

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“I don’t cook my SpaghettiOs. I eat them cold, straight out of the can.”

What would you add to this list? Let us know in the comments!