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Food You Hate by Urbain Dubois - Wed, 04 Jan 2017 12:12:13 EST ID:2sWlPbOb No.150579 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Seems like the post count has taken a nosedive on /nom/ recently. To counter that I'm going to try up some activity with this thread about hated foods.

I'll start.
Fuck
>Mushrooms
>Aubergines
>Oysters
>Parma violets
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Nicolas Appert - Wed, 04 Jan 2017 12:50:26 EST ID:95F+/Y5l No.150580 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Mayonnaise
>Yellow mustard
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Alain Senderens - Wed, 04 Jan 2017 16:41:00 EST ID:0dKUGf9o No.150582 Ignore Report Quick Reply
mushrooms
clams
scallops
oysters
brussel sprouts
asparagus
spinach in excess
peanut butter with additives, salt included.
milk
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Keith Cholewinski - Wed, 04 Jan 2017 17:53:53 EST ID:K3Hrl9Rq No.150584 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>wild mushrooms
>caviar
>black olives
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Marc Summers - Wed, 04 Jan 2017 18:29:59 EST ID:8eaqa6FP No.150585 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Im not a fussy eater at all and i cant think of any sort of fruit, vegetables or meats im familiar with that id downright refuse. Some things i kinda dislike are

>cucumber
>cold tomatoes
>chocolate-flavoured anything. Not chocolate, i adore chocolate, but anything like icecream thats supposed to have chocolate somehow involved in it, rather than just being actual chocolate

the two things which i really cannot stand are
>licorice
>beer
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Marc Summers - Wed, 04 Jan 2017 18:36:28 EST ID:8eaqa6FP No.150586 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>150585
oh and garbage-tier chocolate falls into that same category of "inferior shit thats trying to take a free-ride of chocolates good reputation"

im such a chocolate elitist. its not like i think "good" chocolate needs to come from a particular place or anything, its just theres so much mass-produced nonsense. Chocolate is a gourmet experience to enjoy in moderation, it seems like a waste of guilt points to buy some second rate cadburys whatever (or the even worse stuff which is commonplace in america) for super cheap and just...practically engorge yourself on the entire whopping thing, all in one go

man what a rant. im so elitist when it comes to chocolate. It always rubs me the wrong way - instances of people choosing quantity and decadence over quality and quaint pleasures
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Ted Allen - Wed, 04 Jan 2017 19:02:42 EST ID:EixThJsN No.150587 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I can't really think of anything at the moment, but I am just going to say that asparagus is overrated.
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Jules Gouffé - Wed, 04 Jan 2017 20:34:53 EST ID:/ucM9D/p No.150589 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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white meat turkey
candy corn
grapefruit
artificial banana flavoring
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Philippe Rochat - Thu, 05 Jan 2017 00:24:42 EST ID:UsQ9AX/e No.150591 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Pineapple
Canteloupe
Honeydew
Honey
Mayonnaise
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Andrew Zimmern - Thu, 05 Jan 2017 13:32:30 EST ID:atl3X6d1 No.150596 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Lentils aren't really my favorite. If anyone has hacks for lentils that doesn't involve cured meats please advise

Also I think there's a rule with salt--if you season early they don't go soft or something
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Alice Waters - Thu, 05 Jan 2017 15:55:17 EST ID:8eaqa6FP No.150597 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>150596
maybe thai coconut soup? sautee a leek in a ton of turmeric and a bit of cumin, and a tin or 2 of coconut milk and top it up with stock of choice, add in some lentils and leave it to cook about an hour.

Come back, grate a nice huge wedge of ginger into it, throw in a roughly chopped garlic clove or 3, and season to taste. Blend the whole thing up, dump in a few handfuls of spinach and give it a minute to wilt in. Serve, drizzle lime juice over the bowls of soup in generous amounts
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Rashma Beharry - Thu, 05 Jan 2017 17:38:37 EST ID:2sWlPbOb No.150599 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>150591
Fuck nigga what the hell is wrong with you.
Mayo is the only somewhat understandable thing on that list. Who doesn't like honey?

Also this thread is doing well. More people should be making threads on /nom/, it's too good to starve and die.
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Vincent la Chapelle - Fri, 06 Jan 2017 13:02:39 EST ID:j0OxSFFh No.150604 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>150586
Bad news man. Cadburys was taken over by americans and has become even worse and more american "chocolate" like. It's even abandoning fairtrade.

I can't think of any food I hate when done right. The only thing I couldn't not swallow as I have eaten too much and it makes me gag too much now is san pedro cactus. And that's not really food. it is better though

Actually Oysters are just seawater flavoured. No thanks.
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Marc Summers - Fri, 06 Jan 2017 19:53:35 EST ID:yxvlvpiY No.150609 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Oysters
That's it.
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Keith Floyd - Sat, 07 Jan 2017 01:32:24 EST ID:Lvlq2m3I No.150612 Ignore Report Quick Reply
There's not really much that I won't eat. Now from my poorest days I have some strong memories though of cheap things that I didn't enjoy all that much. What are some of those things?

Cheap pork sticks out in my mind the most. I remember being able to get it for exceedingly low prices. It had a real horrible sort of gristle to it. IT was chewy when cooked but in all the wrong ways. It'd either be spare ribs that fell apart into bone shatters or was a pork roast that always had the consistency of rubber.

Instant mac and cheese. I remember eating this so much at one point that it began to taste like nothing to me. Just the texture a noodle going down. I always found something sort of questionable about that fucking powder anyways.
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Auguste Escoffier - Sat, 07 Jan 2017 15:34:53 EST ID:UsQ9AX/e No.150615 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>150599
Everything in that post above mayonnaise I find to be overpoweringly, unpleasantly sweet. I guess I have a problem with some types of sweet things.
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Emeril Lagasse - Sat, 07 Jan 2017 18:31:21 EST ID:V18UlS8w No.150616 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Motherfucking cheez-its
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Charles Ranhofer - Sat, 07 Jan 2017 22:41:34 EST ID:S0QnE6Bs No.150619 Ignore Report Quick Reply
-mayonnaise or anything with mayonnaise in it

-sliced tomato on sandwiches + burgers, acidic and gross. I prefer tomatos in any other type of dish though like salsa, sauce etc.

-anything from Subway

-mushrooms

-fish or sea food of any type, most nasty shit ever
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Joseph Favre - Sun, 08 Jan 2017 00:17:00 EST ID:/as130Hg No.150623 Ignore Report Quick Reply
anyone who doesn't like mushrooms the food is bad at eating
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Gaston Lenôtre - Sun, 08 Jan 2017 12:35:52 EST ID:PrhAxz3a No.150631 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>150623
mushrooms are the ONE food I have a hard time eating. it's the texture and the earthy flavor.
>mushrooms, how do they work?
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Schepperschop - Sun, 08 Jan 2017 13:09:53 EST ID:ureAUTAT No.150632 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Dairy products espessialy cheese, except for ice-cream and milkshakes.
Spinach if it isn't on a pizza.
Vegetables spiced with nutmeg.
Cooked potatoes.
Most food served at psychiatric hospitals.
The food made by my younger sister.
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Charlie Trotter - Sun, 08 Jan 2017 22:36:53 EST ID:pz7SKHu8 No.150638 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>150631
>mushrooms, how do they work?

sautee them shits. sauteed mushrooms are fucking amazing.
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Anne Burrell - Sun, 08 Jan 2017 23:32:29 EST ID:/ucM9D/p No.150641 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>150632
>cooked potatos
you eating raw potatoes, amigo?
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Pierre Gagnaire - Mon, 09 Jan 2017 11:16:38 EST ID:8eaqa6FP No.150643 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>150619
i bet i could make a supreme of salmon desirable to you
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Jose Garces - Mon, 09 Jan 2017 15:08:41 EST ID:sd0Eshl/ No.150644 Ignore Report Quick Reply
As a kid, I enjoyed bologna and cheese sandwiches with mayo on sourdough. Not so much these days. Spray Cheese
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Robert Irvine - Mon, 09 Jan 2017 19:38:53 EST ID:+G1RljyC No.150645 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>150638
whole or diced or what

so I haven't cooked mushrooms much but they produce a lot of water. one day I'll have to cook down a duxelles just to see how far they go
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Alexis Soyer - Tue, 10 Jan 2017 07:41:21 EST ID:8eaqa6FP No.150649 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>150645
mushrooms do not "produce" water

theyll hold onto it if, in folly, you wash them beforehand. If you dry fry mushrooms youll very eventually be able to see their natural oils come forth...which i would say are fairly little. Once you get them to that point though, you can do some incredible things with minced garlic and parsley. That smell is one of my favorite things
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Pierre Cubat - Tue, 10 Jan 2017 11:44:52 EST ID:4pNjDB5S No.150651 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>150649
>theyll hold onto it if, in folly, you wash them beforehand
The amount of water they absorb from being washed is negligible. As long as you're not soaking them or won't make a difference. I rinse mine in a colander
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Alain Senderens - Tue, 10 Jan 2017 17:08:19 EST ID:Lvlq2m3I No.150652 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Have you guys ever considered that one day.... you might just be the unpleasant meal that no one was asking for? I mean shit can happen. You could be the one getting devoured next.
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Alexis Soyer - Tue, 10 Jan 2017 17:53:51 EST ID:8eaqa6FP No.150655 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>150651
i disagree entirely, thats a ridiculous thing to do and the difference is enormous

at very least with stuff like chestnut mushrooms
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Eric Ripert - Tue, 10 Jan 2017 18:55:36 EST ID:OcTuTMIy No.150657 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>150655
http://www.goodeatsfanpage.com/season8/myths/myth_smashers.htm
Search Myth #3
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Chuck Hughes - Tue, 10 Jan 2017 19:26:57 EST ID:EixThJsN No.150658 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>150652
Well of course furries are going to taste better since they are marinating in their own juices
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Marc Forgione - Tue, 10 Jan 2017 20:55:45 EST ID:/as130Hg No.150661 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>150655
Alton Brown even debunked that one
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Bobby Flay - Tue, 10 Jan 2017 21:00:47 EST ID:T8Bq2vvF No.150662 Ignore Report Quick Reply
mushrooms DO produce water. they channel it from the alternate fungal universe from which they ascended
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Anthony Bourdain - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:55:45 EST ID:LJm7gy+J No.150713 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>150596

I like them better drained than in a soup.

In veggie cooking, spiced lentils can fit in a lot of places ground beef goes. That said, I like them refried as taco filling. You can use taco seasoning, but I do the following:

Cook and drain a bag of lentils
Throw the following in a blender and liquify: a can of condensed tomato soup, a can of chili in adobo, like 5 large dry chilis, 3/4 an onion, most of a bulb of garlic, maybe some cumin, some salt.
Heat some oil in a big wok, cook the remaining moisture out of the lentils, throw in the mixture, cook that until it starts getting crusty and good.
Eat tacos for a week because it makes a ton.
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Prosper Montagné - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 12:17:25 EST ID:etaq4hrt No.150718 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>150713
>Refried lentils
I may try this at some point. Ty
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Andrew Zimmern - Fri, 27 Jan 2017 20:57:24 EST ID:ZglmBEt8 No.150897 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>150579
>[I hate] Mushrooms
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Clyde Bloomingdick - Sat, 28 Jan 2017 11:52:05 EST ID:5Wn+FQdt No.150907 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I will eat raw mushrooms all day, but I can't stand them cooked. However, I've found oyster mushrooms to be agreeable.

otherwise mustard, olives, and grapefruit can fuck straight off
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Emeril Lagasse - Sat, 28 Jan 2017 18:56:02 EST ID:K3Hrl9Rq No.150909 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>150907
>raw mushrooms

those things are literally sponges, they will absorb water contaminated with all kinds of shit. I mean, if the mushroom is grown in some controlled area or shit it might be ok, but wild mushrooms or mushrooms of shady origins shoudln't be eaten raw ever, EVER man. You could literally die after eating a raw mushroom even if this type of mushroom is edible when cooked. For the love of god don't eat raw mushrooms
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Duff Goldman - Sun, 29 Jan 2017 01:04:09 EST ID:/as130Hg No.150912 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>150909
you do not know what you are talking about
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Richard Leblanc - Sun, 29 Jan 2017 11:48:50 EST ID:CXKgD5CX No.150915 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I think Emeril Lagasse is the Reuben RNG for /nom/
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Syn !ryBONGJej. - Sun, 29 Jan 2017 21:32:04 EST ID:VIXKJj5q No.150923 Report Quick Reply
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If those taste anything liek the square tablets in the purple foil called "violets" sold in NY Bodegas and PA, those are LIT AS FUCK
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Alexandre Étienne Choron - Mon, 30 Jan 2017 10:36:01 EST ID:C5Ah52zI No.150929 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>150909
oh, emeril.
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Giada De Laurentils - Tue, 31 Jan 2017 19:42:18 EST ID:SzQtN63b No.150970 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>150909
Putting aside the 25/25/50 rule of mycology, if you know what type of mushrooms they are, you still shouldn't eat them raw. Raw mushrooms are bad.
Since you asked, the rule is
25% chance you'll be fine
25% chance you'll die
50% chance you'll feel sick.
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Paul Bocuse - Wed, 01 Feb 2017 19:13:42 EST ID:/as130Hg No.150985 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>150970
the only solid reason I can find as to why you should not eat store bought mushrooms raw is their chitinous cell structure *could* cause indigestion and will not release some of the nutrients you would get by cooking them
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Gaston Acurio - Wed, 01 Feb 2017 23:53:46 EST ID:aKtPFA6a No.150991 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>150985
chitin is actually a thing? what is it?
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Gaston Acurio - Wed, 01 Feb 2017 23:55:04 EST ID:aKtPFA6a No.150992 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>150991
also wtf is a parma violet?
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Ferran Adrià - Thu, 02 Feb 2017 12:48:02 EST ID:HZLH+h5R No.150998 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>150992
A terrible English sweet. They basically taste like lavender perfume.
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Jean-Baptiste Troisgros - Thu, 02 Feb 2017 19:42:34 EST ID:/as130Hg No.151003 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>150991
it's what your fingernails are made of
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Chuck Hughes - Fri, 03 Feb 2017 09:51:28 EST ID:sLXYtbqF No.151010 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Tomatoes are gross.
Olives, too.

Also I don't think I've ever met anybody who likes either asparagus or Brussels sprouts. In fact, I don't think that such a person exists.
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James Martin - Fri, 03 Feb 2017 12:00:48 EST ID:dAfEyet7 No.151011 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>151010
I like all of those things
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Chen Kenmin - Fri, 03 Feb 2017 14:52:06 EST ID:YYpJvBp+ No.151013 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>151010
I also like all those things. Especially brussell sprouts. Best thing on a christmas plate when cooked with nuts and bacon.
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Chen Kenmin - Fri, 03 Feb 2017 14:52:06 EST ID:YYpJvBp+ No.151014 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>151010
I also like all those things. Especially brussell sprouts. Best thing on a christmas plate when cooked with nuts and bacon.
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François Vatel - Fri, 03 Feb 2017 20:27:20 EST ID:wupKg5qZ No.151018 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>150998
this is a gum in canada. I believe they may be related. soapy tasting.
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Raymond Oliver - Fri, 03 Feb 2017 20:39:23 EST ID:TuZ9OGi/ No.151019 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>151018
I like how it advertises the soap-flavor as a selling point
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Marie Troisgros - Mon, 06 Feb 2017 21:24:12 EST ID:pQJjv4k6 No.151049 Ignore Report Quick Reply
MINT IS ONLY GOOD IN ICE CREAM BECAUSE BEING FROZEN DULLS ITS SHITTY TASTE
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Georges Blanc - Mon, 06 Feb 2017 22:01:53 EST ID:SYUYYM/M No.151051 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>151049
Clearly you've never had a mint julep
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Thomas Keller - Mon, 06 Feb 2017 23:25:34 EST ID:Z9nvzsPj No.151052 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>151014
Brussel sprouts can easily suck; but roasted real good with some bacon pieces and seasoning and they're delicious.

I hate those cricket bars. Nothing like gritty, ground up insects in a cayenne flavored bar to make you never want to try an alternative protein source again.
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Chuck Hughes - Tue, 07 Feb 2017 00:09:08 EST ID:ibQK6Ckk No.151053 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>151049
mint+chocolate=pretty good
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Troisgros family - Thu, 09 Feb 2017 20:31:54 EST ID:8eaqa6FP No.151067 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>151053
and i guess 9/11 was "pretty good" too? huh?
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Daniel Boulud - Fri, 10 Feb 2017 23:54:36 EST ID:QFxh4zM5 No.151079 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>151067

Spardot looks great in that pic but Kirt looks fucking wasted as shit.
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Lidia Bastianich - Sat, 25 Feb 2017 14:26:23 EST ID:3tifCJ18 No.151214 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Bananas. Polenta. Meat that's still attached to its bones. Maple syrup or anything maple-flavoured.
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Pierre Troisgros - Fri, 10 Mar 2017 19:20:35 EST ID:Hgzrwi7d No.151341 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Nothing except butter and margarine. I even like fried insects, raw crab meat, raw onion, fish eggs, fried or grilled fish tails, pig skin etc. But butter and margarine - just no. No.

And coffee isn't too enjoyable too. A good cappucino or expresso is just ok.
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Lucien Olivier - Fri, 10 Mar 2017 21:11:46 EST ID:z+idSFew No.151345 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>151341
I'm not sure if I'm following, as in you don't like to eat butter raw (like a normal person)? Or you don't like butter in general so like, no butter on your toast?


.. For me, I hate raw tomatoes on their own. I'll eat salsa. I'll eat sliced tomatoes in a sandwich or a burger, heck I ENJOY them in pretty much every shape and form

But I cannot eat a tomato on it's own. My brain is like "you should enjoy this" but my body is like "Fucking gross". Like I would would wince eating a plain tomato.

I'm not a fan of the texture of mushrooms, but I like their flavor.

Otherwise i'm game for pretty much everything.
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Alton Brown - Sun, 12 Mar 2017 21:12:26 EST ID:R/oOkGF8 No.151357 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>151345
have you ever had sliced tomatoes with salt and pepper? it's a nice light snack
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Jonathan Waxman - Fri, 17 Mar 2017 13:53:20 EST ID:FXaUSTBU No.151406 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>151341
What about stuff made with them?

I can take or leave butter and margarine most of the time because they're basically just oil for dry stuff. I only use them in sandwiches if the filling with soak the bread otherwise but cooking is a different matter.
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Jacques Pépin - Sat, 18 Mar 2017 15:43:17 EST ID:KaF7HdkS No.151409 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Hominy. It's equivalent to eating sand paper.

Canned menudo. Smells like a cow took a shit in your house. Which means they didn't clean the tripe properly, and that's pretty damn disgusting.

Swiss chard. No matter how well it's prepared it just feels like eating wires that can't be chewed apart or dissolved in your mouth.
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Marc Summers - Sun, 19 Mar 2017 13:23:09 EST ID:0QEnN/bb No.151415 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>151406
>>151345
When used in cooking it's edible, but in a sandwitch or on top of bread it's a no no.
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Frédy Girardet - Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:27:15 EST ID:GzSuhlcl No.151450 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I love almost all food, but the dealbreaker for me is banana. It's just too mushy and there is something about the banana aroma I find disagreeable. It's childish and almost contrivedly jovial. Like if one fruit (yes, yes, definitions) was gap toothed with an annoying doofus laugh it would be the banana.

For the people in this thread who dislike mushrooms because of their consistency: Try pan frying them in small batches in butter until they are crisp. Maybe even season with a bit of soy sauce. This is a nice entry level trick to get into mushrooms.
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Alfred Prunier - Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:30:57 EST ID:usSXuO3f No.151451 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>151450
you are so right about bananas, dude. thank you.


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