02/12/2015 11:56 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Deep-Frying Gnocchi Is The Worst Idea Ever, According To This Video

There are a lot of foods that deserve to be deep-fried, like Oreos, green tomatoes and calamari. But on the other hand, there are a few questionable items that people have tried frying, such as butter (we're looking at you, Texas) beer (let's just drink it, please) and bacon. Oh, and gnocchi. Definitely don't fry gnocchi.

WEBstaurant TV, an online restaurant supply shop, thought it sounded like a good idea to fry gnocchi, way back in 2010.

Luckily, Redditor conorp resurfaced this video a few days ago to remind us that, like chestnuts, gnocchi will shoot at you like missiles if you attempt to fry it. Take a look:

1. Everything starts okay, but then a "popping noise" begins.

2. The host turns the heat up (bad move) and the first gnocchi is fired/fried.

3. He takes the gnocchi out of the pan, but they keep firing.

3. The host LOSES it and the segment is over. Bye, gnocchi.

Watch the entire video here to hear the host's INSANE laugh as the gnocchi pelts him:

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