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Raw fish. You can call it Sushi, I call it not cooked yet. Couldn't pay me enough to eat it.

I love seafood, but won't touch oysters. Slime in a shell. No thanks.

I detest raw onions and will go out of my way to pick them out of anything they come in, even if that means spending a half hour picking them out of the tuna salad.

Watching Fear Factor has made me realize that I have a very weak stomach. I can't imagine even smelling most of the things the people on that show eat. Disgusting.

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I well and truly loathe black licorice. Nasty, nasty stuff.

On a lesser note (and please EG taskforce, don't hunt me down) I dislike bacon, and avoid pork whenever possible.

Radicchio, coriander and cilantro used to be a 'never' along with licorice; however I have taught myself to tolerate radicchio -- I figure the dark purpley-red colour means its vitamin-rich.

I will never eat split pea soup, esp. with ham.

Olives. never.

spicy hot chili peppers. I don't like food that causes pain. :hmmm:

the tall drink of water...
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Milk.

AMEN!

I hated the smell so much when I was a kid that I just couldn't accept vanilla ice cream because it looked like it.

Growing up, I would be happily eating something and when someone tells me that it was made with milk, I'd start imagining the smell...and stop eating

I am so much better now. I appreciate creams and cheeses in food, but I still can't go near milk.

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A line from a TV commercial a while back perfectly expesses my feelings about sushi: "Where I come from, they call that stuff bait!"

I just don't like raw fish -- although I do like raw oysters. Go figure!

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Licorice - Americans are notorious for our disdain for this flavor

eel - I think of it as water snake

tongue - it looks nasty, tough -

pigs ears, snout, feet - no explanation necessary

I hate pears - probably b/c my mom served me the canned version as a kid - I hate the texture

I will never eat cabecou cheese again - tried it in France this past summer and it tasted (and smelled) like goat urine

sweet wine - unless it's vin santo with cantucci or Banyuls with dark chocolate

Cincinnatti chili - its vile

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I have eaten a lot of things.. I just dont know if I am capable of bringing myself to eat.. Iowa swinging steak, i.e rock mountain oysters, or bull balls as they are also called.

Can anyone provide an account of eating them.

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I have eaten a lot of things.. I just dont know if I am capable of bringing myself to eat.. Iowa swinging steak, i.e rock mountain oysters, or bull balls as they are also called. 

Can anyone provide an account of eating them.

I had some once because I didn't know what they were. They weren't particularly good or bad. Probably the only reason I would eat them again is that's all there was left on the face of the earth to eat.

Angela

"I'm not looking at the panties, I'm looking at the vegetables!" --RJZ
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I have eaten a lot of things.. I just dont know if I am capable of bringing myself to eat.. Iowa swinging steak, i.e rock mountain oysters, or bull balls as they are also called.

Can anyone provide an account of eating them.

I have never tried cojones either, but I actually think I could eat those before pigs snout - don't ask me why :blink:

However, here is a reporter's account of eating bull testicles Have a Ball at the Testicle Festival

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Pets-no

Caviar-don't eat fish bait

Testicles-homey don't play that!

Vegemite-what the hell were the Aussies thinking (or drinking?)

Kraft processed cheese slices-only 3 ingredients away from being garbage bags

Sea Urchin-I have never eaten shit but I imagine that is what it tastes like

Anything cooked by that asshole Bobby Flay.

"Why then, the world is mine oyster, which I with sword, shall open."

William Shakespeare-The Merry Wives of Windsor

"An oyster is a French Kiss that goes all the way." Rodney Clark

"Oyster shuckers are the rock stars of the shellfish industry." Jason Woodside

"Obviously, if you don't love life, you can't enjoy an oyster."

Eleanor Clark

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I have eaten a lot of things.. I just dont know if I am capable of bringing myself to eat.. Iowa swinging steak, i.e rock mountain oysters, or bull balls as they are also called. 

Can anyone provide an account of eating them.

The only reason I have never eaten Mountain Oysters ( we are talking Lambs here) is because they have been in someone elses mouth first. :rolleyes::biggrin:

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I have eaten pig snout and trotters, they're a delicacy in the Philippines, especially deepfried.

I have eaten other weird and wonderful stuff like monitor lizard (taste like chicken), crickets (in adobo sauce), and cave mountain snake (I was actually pregnant and the bosses in China said it was good for he baby). Oh and also raw sea urchin roe fresh from the sea urchin (a fishermen showed me how to break the spines off, crack the shell open and scoop out the roe from the insides (tastes like salty omelet).

I would however refuse to eat the following korean foods:

1. Raw octopus on a stick (I'm afraid it will get it's revenge by hanging onto my throat and I'll die a slow horrible death).

2. Raw crabs marinated in soy sauce or red chili pepper sauce

3. Silkworm larvae (looks like roaches to me... shudder)

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Doddie aka Domestic Goddess

"Nobody loves pork more than a Filipino"

eGFoodblog: Adobo and Fried Chicken in Korea

The dark side... my own blog: A Box of Jalapenos

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2. Raw crabs marinated in soy sauce or red chili pepper sauce

thats one of my favorite korean dishes!!! My mom made the soy sauce one especially for me when I went to visit my parents a few months ago. you are making me homesick :sad:

The only think I won't eat/drink is milk. Its fine mixed in with deserts and icecream and such but I can't drink it straight. Its so thick and it smells HORRIBLE. My mother used to force me to drink the stuff when I was little. It took me over an hour to finish an 8 oz glass...I was holding my nose the entire time. Milk is nothing but pus!

BEARS, BEETS, BATTLESTAR GALACTICA
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Sheena, you can have all my marinated raw crabs (my korean friends still keep insist I try one). I agree with you on milk. I cannot drink it even if it chilled, warmed or spiced. I do however eat tons of cheese. :biggrin:

Doddie aka Domestic Goddess

"Nobody loves pork more than a Filipino"

eGFoodblog: Adobo and Fried Chicken in Korea

The dark side... my own blog: A Box of Jalapenos

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Once you get past the look, fried and salted insects, especially grasshoppers, go down like potatoe chips, and are perhaps much more satisfying.

The only things I can recall almost throwing up on recently were urchin roe and nigiri sushi with a pregnant shrimp on it (with roe sac)

Things I would never eat again would be chicken gristle.

Things I will not eat in the first place:

Brains and spinal cord....mostly the colesterol and fat concerns me.

Abalone livers----they look and smell like baby poo.

Things I always think twice about:

liver and kidneys....something always gives me pause to think about it when its primary function in the body is to filter out poisons and waste.

Things I like that I find other people generally hate:

-room clearingly pungent cheese.

-durian

-insects

-tongue

-marrow

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I don't think I'll touch fertilized eggs, fermented eggs, cheez in a can, or spam anytime soon.

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I have eaten a lot of things.. I just dont know if I am capable of bringing myself to eat.. Iowa swinging steak, i.e rock mountain oysters, or bull balls as they are also called. 

Can anyone provide an account of eating them.

they taste just like chicken.... no, seriously, like anything else, their quality is more a function of the freshness and quality of the cooking. in terms of texture they are closer to liver than anything else, and in taste sort of a cross between sweetbreads/liver and, well, beef!!

too many people just saute them and serve them as more of a novelty food, but they are pretty good braised with a good red wine and onions.

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Things I don't eat are generally more down to texture than to flavour. I can't cope with slimey. There are 3 flavours I just can't warm to, however -- celery, cucumber and cloves.

I'm not sure if there's anything I wouldn't eat for survival, though.

Si

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Baked beans, especially the kind from a can. The gross, mealy texture with the slimy, overly sweet sauce. EW. I'll eat brains, bugs, stinky cheese, pretty much any vegetable, but not baked beans.

I'm also not a big melon fan. It's not to the level of total revulsion, but I just can't bring myself to like them, and it bugs the crap out of me that 80% of any fruit salad you buy is chunked stinking melon!

"An appetite for destruction, but I scrape the plate."

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There is not much I won't eat—I figure someone's eaten it before and lived to tell the tale so it must be okay.

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I do, however, refuse to eat english peas. I know people say there is a huge difference between fresh and canned, and there is, but I dislike both types.

Growing up, my mother, convinced that she could trick me in to liking them if she hid them under my food, quickly discovered that I have a nose for the things and could sniff them out before she sat the plate down in front of me.

As luck would have it, or maybe it was fate, I married a man who also hates english peas (and it is just about the only thing he wonn't eat.)

We are a pea free family :laugh:

Preach not to others what they should eat, but eat as becomes you and be silent. Epicetus

Amanda Newton

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