Single Men Reveal Their Most Embarrassing Meals They've Ever Made For Themselves
We have all had a quick and lazy meal, but these single guys take it to the next level.
Reddit user WeathermanDan asks:
Single men of reddit, what's the most "single guy" meal you have ever made?
Get ready for some extremely low-effort meal ideas!
The un-chopped salad
Bought a head of lettuce and ate it like an apple over the sink while occasionally dribbling salad dressing over it where I planned on biting.
Meal for 1-5
Stouffers Family Meal. Family of me.
The easy clean up meal
I've thrown the bottom of the bag tortilla chips in to the jar of salsa and ate it with a spoon.
Meals that make you get wild
I had ice cream for dinner on friday because I'm not drinking this month and still wanted that crazy friday feeling of letting loose
One pot for life
Former single man.
I pretty much lived on one pot dinners. Cook in it and eat from it.
Sometimes when I was feeling fancy I would use a plate but I would lay a tortilla on the plate before putting food on it, saved me washing the plate.
Whatever is left in the fridge will do
With nothing in the fridge I have resorted to eating the entirety of a parmesan cheese container. Popped the top off and went at it with a spoon like the shameless sack of man I am.
Everything is better fried, so fry everything
When I moved into my own place my dad bought me a pretty fancy deep fryer. I would toss a couple of corn dogs, 3 or 4 chicken strips and a handful of onion rings in it and let them all deep fry for about 10 minutes. That was my dinner. Not as "oh, look at the silly man eating from a can" as some of the other answers here but to me nothing screams "single man" quite like an entire meal of frozen food deep fried.
The alternatively made meal
Grilled Cheese Sandwiches... made with an iron.
A meal with your wing man
My brother and I once opened like eight cans of pasta of various varieties, dumped them all into a pot and stirred it all together. It was amazing.
Eating like an animal
Pizza and I ate it over the sink like a rat.
Meal in a can, with accessories
A can of chilli, cooked not by decanting it into a pan and warming it on the hob, or by pouring it into a bowl and microwaving it... but by taking the lid off the can and putting it directly onto one of the oven's rings.
Then eating it directly out of the red-hot can with a spoon, whilst wearing oven-gloves.
Getting the most out of that canned chili
Canned Chili in between pieces of sliced bread. I called it a taco.
The lone ranger meal
Arrives at restaurant:
Host: "How many?"
Me: "Just me, one please"
Host: "You'll have to wait 15 minutes"
Me: "Can't I just go sit at the bar like always?"
Host: "I'm going to have to see some ID"
Me: shows ID, gets a nod and walks to the bar to have some wings.
The false meals
I ate a box of Oreos for breakfast on a Sunday once.
Last night I ate half a log cake.
Eating tuna out the can.
Peanut butter dipping buffet
Not single anymore, but when I was I frequently made meals of granola bars dipped straight into the peanut butter jar.
Desperate and dry times
One day all I had to eat in my apartment was this giant jar of crunchy peanut butter that had a label indicating it was a part of some sort of UN humanitarian program for African nations. I got it from my grandmother who received it as part of a help package for elderly pensioners. It was extremely dry and tasted like cardboard. Lived two days on it, until my pay day.
With time comes wisdom and flavor
You want the real answer? The real answer? The bowl of cereal that's been sitting on my kitchen counter for the past three days.
Cornflakes at 10:30 pm because I just got back home from a trip, the supermarkets were closed for the night, and that was the only food in the house. I used water.
A creative alternative
I wanted pizza. I did not have pizza. I was extremely broke. I did, however, have wonder bread, ketchup, kraft slices and a couple of leftover hotdogs.
I called it 'hobo pizza'. You may think because its easy and cheap to make, and kinda resembles pizza (bread, tomato, cheese, processed meat) but actually I called it that because it was like eating a hobo's ruptured hemorrhoid on a piece of his cardboard bed.
The meal that never ends
2lbs of Shepard's pie. Store bought. Started eating it and just...didn't stop.