A woman who burnt her cottage pie ready meal by putting it in the microwave for 45 minutes has been slammed for blaming Sainsbury's for the fiasco. Kylie Jarman, from King's Lynn, Norfolk, posted a picture of her charred dish on Facebook and warned her friends against buying the £1.39 meal from the supermarket.
The 20-year-old planned to share the cottage pie with her sister-in-law Sarah McKown, however she accidentally followed the oven cooking instructions and burnt it to a crisp.
People quickly pointed out her blunder after spotting her post on Facebook, with one user joking '45 mins in the microwave, I'm surprised it's not radioactive'.
Kylie was slated online for her blunder (Image: Facebook) Read More Headteacher denies she's the "food police" after school bans crisps and fruit juice from children's lunchboxes Kylie told The Sun : "The pack had cooking instructions on two sides, one for the microwave and one for the oven.
“I thought it said 45 minutes in the microwave because it had small writing.
"I did momentarily think it was a little strange when Sarah tapped in ‘45’ on the microwave but we were so tired and hungry neither of us noticed."
In her original Facebook post Quote: : "Don’t buy cottage pie from Sainsbury’s as this is what happens when you put it in the microwave for 45 minutes."
She can now see the funny side of what happened (Image: Facebook) Read More Ryanair pilot blasts firm as an 'incompetent shambles' after 18,000 winter trips cancelled She was soon ridiculed on Facebook for her mistake, however Kylie has taken it in good humour and told The Sun that she can see the funny side of it.
Some of the replies to her post called her dumb, while one said 'some people are honestly brain dead'.
Another pointed out that she should have actually put the meal in the microwave for four to five minutes.
The Sainsbury's Cottage Pie Basic meal cooks in five minutes in a 750w microwave, however it takes 45 minutes to cook from frozen in a 190C oven.
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