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What's the BEST thing you DON'T eat?


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Inspired by the "Worst thing you eat" thread, I'm curious about what things we DON'T eat.  Things which are otherwise accepted as great by the rest of the food-loving world.

For instance, I can't do mushrooms.  I try, but I just can't do it yet.  And seafood.  Any idea how much these things limit me when I go to a restaurant?  I'm trying very hard right now to get over the seafood thing.  Progress is being made, but I'm certainly not ready for caviar yet.

--V

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Fennel, it's fennel!  I'm very ashamed.  I try, again and again, in all of its forms.  Licorice, anisette, sambuca, ouzo, shaved fennel, fennel seeds - whatever.  I just can't stand the damn thing.

The only time I came close was eating buccatini con le sarde which had some fennel in it, but I think it was mostly because the sardine flavor was so intense that the fennel got lost.

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Cilantro. I love ceviche, but without cilantro. Usually, I have to cobble up my own version.

-- Jeff

"I don't care to belong to a club that accepts people like me as members." -- Groucho Marx

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Red Beets, the yellow version is fine, but something in a red beet makes it hard to swallow. However, I use beet juice for color in a lot of dishes.

Rich Schulhoff

Opinions are like friends, everyone has some but what matters is how you respect them!

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Boiled eggs.

(Sorry cabrales.)

Miss J

Even if they're humerous eggs?

:raz:

=Mark

Give a man a fish, he eats for a Day.

Teach a man to fish, he eats for Life.

Teach a man to sell fish, he eats Steak

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Egg salad.

It makes no sense: I love eggs, fried, soft boiled, coddled, soufleed, scrambled.... and I love mayonnaise, smeared on a ripe tomato, mixed in all sorts of salads...

But put the tow together and it makes me gag!

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Desserts. Anything sweet. Feh.

"I've caught you Richardson, stuffing spit-backs in your vile maw. 'Let tomorrow's omelets go empty,' is that your fucking attitude?" -E. B. Farnum

"Behold, I teach you the ubermunch. The ubermunch is the meaning of the earth. Let your will say: the ubermunch shall be the meaning of the earth!" -Fritzy N.

"It's okay to like celery more than yogurt, but it's not okay to think that batter is yogurt."

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I usually brag that there is nothing I wouldn't eat.  Of course, that doesn't mean that I don't have my own personal food heirarchy.  

But there is one thing and thats HONEY......eeeeek.  Even if some gets on my fingers I'm repulsed.  If I can taste it, I gag.

Name anything else, brains, lung, alligator, raw shrimp, anything, I eat it and usually really like it except for h-o-n-e-y.

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