Can you call something with only two ingredients a "recipe?" Apparently on The Food Network you can. Here are the 12 most unnecessary, misguided, stupidest recipes currently on their website.
Fun Fact: No good recipe has ever concluded with the sentence "Squeeze onto hot biscuits."
Apparently saltines were so difficult someone had to "make them easy." And even though this recipe is astoundingly simple, it's still more difficult than the way most people eat saltines.
Includes the warning: hot towels are hot.
Do they know that chocolate chips are already a thing? A very different thing.
Next, I'll show you how to eat pudding off a napkin.
Most of these recipes would make just as much sense coming out of the mouth of some weird, lonely bachelor.
This recipe makes me imagine Rachel Ray getting up in the middle of the night to eat a pile of bacon.
"Put in the microwave for 30 seconds, or four times longer than that; I don't give a shit."
Does this really take 5 minutes?
You'd still respect me? What if we called them a really dumb name?
Alright, maybe, MAYBE
someone doesn't know how to make a milkshake. Fine. But why would you ever add sugar? Half of a cup of sugar! And then why would you say "8 Tablespoons" instead of "1/2 cup?"
"Serve with frittata. No we won't tell you how to make frittata. We already told you how to heat up the ham. Do we have to do everything?"