Fluff: food you don't like...

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Fluff: food you don't like...

What food don't you like? Are there any you wish you did like but don't?

For example,
I hate coconut, cottage cheese and hummus and WANT to like those foods because they seem so yummy.

I hate ham too but do NOT want to like that for some reason. Same for avocados.

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I can not stand mustard. A weird fetish I know. DH loves to tease me about kissing him after he has eaten it (I won't). What is worse is when my girls have eaten it. I can't even stand the sight of it.

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I can sort of see that. I do like yellow and honey mustard but any other mustard...hot mustard, spicy mustard nope not something I'm going to put on a sandwich.

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cooked spinach, more of a texture thing, those and oysters but I like the smell of them it is the texture again.

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If it swims I dont eat it. I eat everything else so I dont worry to much about not eating fish

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I have never liked bananas, even as a baby. I don't like the texture, taste, or smell. Only as an adult will I eat them in things like muffins or a smoothie - not if there are chunks though.

I do wish I liked them because they seem like a convenient, healthy snack.

I also do not like pickled anything.

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I don't eat zucchini, avocado, mayo or seafood. The mayo is really inconvenient because it is in every sandwich out there. I am always having to make sure it isn't there if I buy something. But it is really yucky so I don't wish I liked it. I do wish I liked seafood as I live on the coast and there are tonnes of really good seafood here. I know it must be good but it just doesn't sit well with me.

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I wish I liked oatmeal because that would make a nice healthy breakfast. Instead, I'm sitting here eating a PopTart, lol.

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I can't stand cooked vegetables. ANY cooked vegetables. (I like corn & potatoes, but those are more like starches.) It totally sucks.

I eat salads and raw vegetables just fine, but any heat or steam or ANYTHING and it's all over.

I also don't like tomatoes, which is no fun. I love tomato sauce (on pasta, pizza, etc.) but I hate tomatoes and they are always in sandwiches & salads. (I hate ketchup too, but I'm fine with that one.)

I wish I hated ice cream and french fries...no such luck.

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I don't like olives, green peppers (I like red and yellow well enough though) or mushrooms. Basically, a supreme pizza is torture on a crust for me....:D

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"fuchsiasky" wrote:

I don't eat zucchini, avocado, mayo or seafood. The mayo is really inconvenient because it is in every sandwich out there. I am always having to make sure it isn't there if I buy something. But it is really yucky so I don't wish I liked it. I do wish I liked seafood as I live on the coast and there are tonnes of really good seafood here. I know it must be good but it just doesn't sit well with me.

I do not like mayo either. I always just when ordering a sandwich ask them for no mayo. The advantage of this also it the sandwich is made fresh and has not been sitting around forever.

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"AlyssaEimers" wrote:

I can not stand mustard. A weird fetish I know. DH loves to tease me about kissing him after he has eaten it (I won't). What is worse is when my girls have eaten it. I can't even stand the sight of it.

I'm with you on that one. I hate mustard too. I don't really like Ketchup either but will eat it if it is already on a burger mixed with everything else. Never on fries.

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"Rivergallery" wrote:

cooked spinach, more of a texture thing, those and oysters but I like the smell of them it is the texture again.

:puke: on both counts.

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lol...this is funny for me. There's what I don't like, and what I can't have, and they're not necessarily the same.

don't like zucchini, sweet potato, squash, turnip, corn that's not on the cob, BBQ sauce, goat cheese, canned salmon, most fish.

The worst things for my guts are bread and pizza crust. Pizza nukes me the next day, which sucks because I love pizza. If I eat something disagreeable (and I'm still learning what they are), I usually know within half an hour after eating.

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"Alissa_Sal" wrote:

I don't like olives, green peppers (I like red and yellow well enough though) or mushrooms. Basically, a supreme pizza is torture on a crust for me....:D

My DH describes greek salad as "everything he dislikes in a bowl"... lol

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"kris_w" wrote:

My DH describes greek salad as "everything he dislikes in a bowl"... lol

Oh man, I looooooooooooove greek salad - lots of kalamata olives, feta (as long as it's cow's milk feta), cucumbers, spanish onion.....mmmmmmmm

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I'm trying to think of a food that I don't like......I wasn't a fan of the shark fin soup we were served overseas. Tolerable, but I'd never order it.

Guess I'm easy to please. Wink

Oh, pepperoncinis. I don't like them, but dh and the kids love them. Ick.

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I don't like mustard *on* something but I can handle it *in* something. I don't want it on a sandwich, but I'll tolerate it mixed in with potato salad.

Cheese is OK as a condiment, but not as a food, LOL. I like cheese on a veggie pizza but I don't like plain cheese pizza, and if I run out of veggies in a Greek Salad, I leave the last bits of feta in the bowl because I won't eat them without something else. When served cheese & crackers as an appetizer, I eat the crackers plain, which drives my MIL batty since she always sets out the same number of crackers & cheese slices.

And I don't like cabbage in any form. I pick it out of salads, can't stand sauerkraut, and ask what's in a pierogi before ordering. But I love Brussels sprouts which are really just teeny tiny cabbages but they seem to taste so different & have a better texture, too.

Other than those three things, I'll eat pretty much everything except meat. Blum 3

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"Spacers" wrote:

I don't like mustard *on* something but I can handle it *in* something. I don't want it on a sandwich, but I'll tolerate it mixed in with potato salad.

Cheese is OK as a condiment, but not as a food, LOL. I like cheese on a veggie pizza but I don't like plain cheese pizza, and if I run out of veggies in a Greek Salad, I leave the last bits of feta in the bowl because I won't eat them without something else. When served cheese & crackers as an appetizer, I eat the crackers plain, which drives my MIL batty since she always sets out the same number of crackers & cheese slices.

And I don't like cabbage in any form. I pick it out of salads, can't stand sauerkraut, and ask what's in a pierogi before ordering. But I love Brussels sprouts which are really just teeny tiny cabbages but they seem to taste so different & have a better texture, too.
Other than those three things, I'll eat pretty much everything except meat. Blum 3

Word. Love brussels sprouts.

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"Claire'sMommy" wrote:

Word. Love brussels sprouts.

Ditto. I make a brussels sprout ragout with onion, bacon, and dried canberries that is pretty the best thing ever.

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"Alissa_Sal" wrote:

Ditto. I make a brussels sprout ragout with onion, bacon, and dried canberries that is pretty the best thing ever.

Cite, as in recipe? Wink

Seriously, I'd love that recipe!

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Here you go!

(The pork is good too, but it is the brussels sprout part that I am truly in love with.)

ETA: Oh, I guess it's dried cherries instead of dried canberries. Well, either way, really good!

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"Claire'sMommy" wrote:

Oh man, I looooooooooooove greek salad - lots of kalamata olives, feta (as long as it's cow's milk feta), cucumbers, spanish onion.....mmmmmmmm

mmmmm...I love greek salad too. Which is good because it is hard to make a little bit and I end up having it a bunch of time in a row Smile

Have you guys tried roasted brussels sproats? Delicious!

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"Alissa_Sal" wrote:

I don't like olives, green peppers (I like red and yellow well enough though) or mushrooms. Basically, a supreme pizza is torture on a crust for me....:D

I forgot about olives! They taste terrible to me.

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"fuchsiasky" wrote:

I forgot about olives! They taste terrible to me.

We have the olive gene on my side of the family. We all love them, even 5 y.o. DD. She likes feta and pickled things, things in brine and exotic cheeses. She is weird like her Ma.

I usually do b. sprouts kind of Chinese - soy, water chestnuts, lemon, sesame oil. Yum.

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"Alissa_Sal" wrote:

Here you go!

(The pork is good too, but it is the brussels sprout part that I am truly in love with.)

ETA: Oh, I guess it's dried cherries instead of dried canberries. Well, either way, really good!

Thanks Alissa Smile I just emailed the link home. Can't wait to try it!

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Never had a brussel sprout. Ever.

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"Alissa_Sal" wrote:

Here you go!

(The pork is good too, but it is the brussels sprout part that I am truly in love with.)

ETA: Oh, I guess it's dried cherries instead of dried canberries. Well, either way, really good!

I think I might make this tonight! The one and only time my oldest child threw a tantrum at a store was when she was 2 and half and I wouldnt by brussel sprouts for her, my kids are crazy for the stuff!

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"fuchsiasky" wrote:

I forgot about olives! They taste terrible to me.

Olives are the most awful-tasting food EVER.

I also hate beef stew, meatloaf, pot pie (cooked vegetables!), and fruit pies or crumbles or cobblers.

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"freddieflounder101" wrote:

Olives are the most awful-tasting food EVER.

I also hate beef stew, meatloaf, pot pie (cooked vegetables!), and fruit pies or crumbles or cobblers.

I hate pot pie too. I love everything else in your list.

I LOVE cabbage. Hate sauerkraut

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"Claire'sMommy" wrote:

We have the olive gene on my side of the family. We all love them, even 5 y.o. DD. She likes feta and pickled things, things in brine and exotic cheeses. She is weird like her Ma.

Everyone else in my family loves them. They would happily eat them by the bowl! DD included. I am the odd one out.

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Add me to the "no olives" camp. I don't like feta, either. So I'm pretty sure a greek salad is out for me Wink .

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I like raisins but not the golden ones and not IN anything (cookies, bread). I love fresh fruit but won't eat it cooked or in a sauce. I love raw peppers but if a roasted pepper even touches my food I won't go near it.

I am a food weirdo. And yet I love food.

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Me and the kids love olives (black or green).

Another thing I don't like is ham and pineapple pizza. Yuck. And ketchup chips.

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Oh my other food "rule" is that fruit and nuts shouldn't be in main courses. No raspberry vinegarette, lemon chicken, strawberries in my salad, etc.

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Ew...feta. GROSS.

I agree with most of the no fruit rule but I like crisp apple in a salad and nuts can be mixed with certain chicken dishes.

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Oh I love fruit in pretty much everything but soup. Salad, meat, side dishes etc.

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No mayo, chicken skin, bacon, or cooked spinach or okra (fried is fine). No nuts or granola mixed in with anything else (cept snickers). No German or Russian.

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Mayo, chicken skin, and bacon actually sounds sort of delicious. I'm with you on the cooked spinach or okra.

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"mom3girls" wrote:

I think I might make this tonight! The one and only time my oldest child threw a tantrum at a store was when she was 2 and half and I wouldnt by brussel sprouts for her, my kids are crazy for the stuff!

Hope you like it! You too Lisa!

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"freddieflounder101" wrote:

Olives are the most awful-tasting food EVER.

I also hate beef stew, meatloaf, pot pie (cooked vegetables!), and fruit pies or crumbles or cobblers.

Laurie, you would starve at our house, I think. Wink I'm not a meatloaf fan, but I am a big crock pot fan and stews and chilis are at the top of our list - probably because you just chuck it all in the night before. Pot pie - yummy. BUT, no way will I do steak and kidney pie. Blek. I am not eating organs that filter waste from the body. Nope. I LOVE crumbles and crisps!!!!! I make this huge one from my Chatelaine cookbook that has apples, peaches, rhubarb and mixed berries. It's called Christmas Eve Crisp but I don't really know why.

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shepherds pie- ugh

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"wlillie" wrote:

shepherds pie- ugh

Ditto. DH loves shepherd's pie. My dad loves it too, but he won't eat mashed potatoes as a side dish. Like, if you made mashed for thanksgiving and no roast potatoes he will fah-reek. Won't eat mashed but will happily eat it on top of shepherd's pie. That's messed up.

I'm not a big fan of a meal that consists mostly of ground beef.

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"Claire'sMommy" wrote:

Laurie, you would starve at our house, I think. Wink I'm not a meatloaf fan, but I am a big crock pot fan and stews and chilis are at the top of our list - probably because you just chuck it all in the night before. Pot pie - yummy. BUT, no way will I do steak and kidney pie. Blek. I am not eating organs that filter waste from the body. Nope. I LOVE crumbles and crisps!!!!! I make this huge one from my Chatelaine cookbook that has apples, peaches, rhubarb and mixed berries. It's called Christmas Eve Crisp but I don't really know why.

Yes...I would starve. My husband does the cooking at our house, and I did get him a crock pot for Christmas, so he makes scary things that I don't eat. He also makes great things in it: pulled pork, spaghetti sauce, turkey chili (with beans instead of corn because I hate beans), stuff like that.

He does the cooking and I do the baking.

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My husband is really good at opening packages. I do 99% of the cooking because I want to control what's going into what we eat. Before I met DH he had never read the nutritional info on the package.

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"wlillie" wrote:

shepherds pie- ugh

I love shepherds pie. We just had it last night. Every member of my family also likes it, so it goes well in our house.

We also use other things besides just ground beef. Some times cut up left over roast, some times cut up left over chicken. A great way to mix up leftovers.

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If you have a Trader Joe's nearby, in the spring they often have Brussels sprouts on the branches, literally like a foot long branch with Brussels sprouts popping out all over it. So much fun with veggies.

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"Spacers" wrote:

in the spring they often have Brussels sprouts on the branches, literally like a foot long branch with Brussels sprouts popping out all over it.

I think I had a nightmare like that once. . .