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    Posted on May 7, 2017

    17 Things You Only Know If You're A Terrible, Terrible Cook

    Don't ever ask me what's for dinner.

    1. Any time you attempt to cook something, you burn it.

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    Yes, even frozen pizza.

    2. And you can forget about baking.

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    Store-bought cupcakes are the way to go.

    3. Just thinking about cleaning up afterward gives you a headache.

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    My worst nightmare.

    4. Your S.O. knows what they can expect from you.

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    Also: me as a mom.

    5. Even when you try to perform the easiest of tasks, such as reheating leftovers, you fail.

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    Damn you, Olive Garden.

    6. You're incapable of boiling anything without the pot overflowing.

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    Every. Single. Time.

    7. You always manage to set off the smoke detector.

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    Hey, at least you know it works!

    8. When you have to use a knife, it's inevitable that you're going to get cut too.

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    You can never do anything right!

    9. You don't understand what can and cannot go in the oven.

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    Or in the microwave for that matter.

    10. You can never get the lids off jars.

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    The literal worst.

    11. When you cook frozen food, it's usually still frozen in the middle.

    Food Network

    12. You can't even cook something in the microwave without making a mess.

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    Hey, it's hard to judge how much liquid you can put in a cup.

    13. Your dinners typically look similar to this.

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    Delicious.

    14. Popcorn is pretty much off-limits in your house.

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    Nothing smells worse than burned popcorn.

    15. You always drop ingredients.

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    FML.

    16. You often ruin utensils when you are attempting to cook on the stove.

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    Burned spoons, melted handles....

    17. BUT you CAN cook macaroni 'n' cheese.*

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    *Instant mac 'n' cheese.