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    Quote Originally Posted by Rich Jones View Post
    Lima beans. Brussel sprouts. Asparagus.
    Forking LIMA BEANS! gack.....

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    The only food I wonít try a second time is escargot.

    I wonít eat kimchi just because of my year in Korea. The entire country, every hootch in the small town, the city, the airport, taxis, the dancers and bar girls and hookers all reeked of it. The typical way to make it, that I saw, involved draping the cabbage leaves over a handy outdoor place, like balcony railings, for a week or so (the place looks like it welled up out of the sea, draped in kelp) and when itís limp and becoming translucent, it gets put into a crock with the spices and other stuff and then buried outdoors for the winter, and is then dug up, after having fermented, in the spring.

    While stationed at Osan AB, I got tagged for the temporary duty of escorting a couple of Korean marines who were assigned to deliver diesel fuel to the various storage tanks around the base that supplied the heaters for the buildings in the winter. Me and these two guys all bundled up in winter parkas, side by jowl in the cab of the old tanker truck. I thought I would keel over, asphixiated from the combined odor of kimchi and diesel and grunt crammed in that space, while it was twenty degrees outside. Never happier to leave a place, except possibly Texas after basic training.

    Funny, when I FIGMOed back to the states after my year unacompanied, and went home to my folks house on leave, my old man, who picked me up at the airport, gave me some grief about the way I smelled.

    Oh yeah, lima beans make me gag.
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    Tripe………….

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    My mother used to cook beef tongue. I have had zero interest in eating tongue again and have managed to avoid since about 1965.

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    A lot has to do with how it's cooked and sometimes how you first experienced it as a child.
    Tapioca pudding and Blamange are my examples, and it wasn't the taste but the feeling of it in my mouth. I have no idea how young I was at the time.

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    Salmiakki - Finnish salty liquorice.

    The "Salt" - is ammonium chloride....
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    Oysters,andouilette sausage and haggis are on the list of things I don't feel any need to sample again.Tripe I don't mind occasionally and whelks with garlic mayonnaise were surprisingly good.

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    All you guys have never been hungry enough
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    I read the title and thought "liver".

    ...And I've been a vegetarian for 35 years.

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    Liver. Kidney wouldn't be far behind - they are dry wretch material.
    I tried haggis (when in Scotland... ), I know it contains bits of animals that taste disgusting, but it was actually OK.
    Tofu, I know tofu can be good, but far too often it isn't.

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Meachen View Post
    Oysters,andouilette sausage and haggis are on the list of things I don't feel any need to sample again.Tripe I don't mind occasionally and whelks with garlic mayonnaise were surprisingly good.
    andouilette sausage is tripe.
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    Quote Originally Posted by elf View Post
    The biggest problem with chicken liver is that the cats want it too, in fact they don't wan to leave any for me.
    I had an apartment mate who used to cook chicken livers for his cat. After that, I'll never eat them...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bobcat View Post
    Not a fan of slimy ass okra
    I ate so much okra last summer my socks won't stay up. Actually I love the stuff, partially because it's one of the few things that grow in our lousy soil. If you know how to cook 'em, there isn't any slime. I'll tell ya this- Eating okra every day WILL keep ya regular.

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    I used to like brussels sprouts a lot but in my country they gro species that have lost all their bitterness so no flavour is left
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    Wow - 90% of this is stuff I'm happy to eat if cooked properly.

    Sauerkraut & Kimchee are disgusting - though I'm sure I'd eat 'em if I were hungry enough.

    The trick to kidney is to not inhale through the nose when eating it. Tastes OK, but smells like piss. I wonder why?
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    Casu Martzu cheese deserves a description.

    Casu marzu literally means Ďrotten cheeseí and is made exclusively in Sardinia Island. The cheese contains live maggots and is a part of the Sardinian food heritage. It is made up of sheep milk and belongs to the Pecorino family. After fermentation, the cheese is left to decompose with the help of the digestive action of the cheese fly larvae which are introduced in the cheese solely for this purpose. Due to the action of the larvae, the cheese becomes very soft and liquid. A different variety of this cheese is also available on the island of Corsica. It is a traditional food of the region and is mostly consumed at weddings and celebrations.
    Please note: Casu martzu is considered by Sardinian aficionados to be unsafe to eat when the maggots in the cheese have died.



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    Nah, mate. Believe I'll leave that alone. Cheesus.

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    One time in Taiwan, a friend I worked with, a single guy who had moved into an apartment downtown with the Taiwanese girl he would later marry, asked me to bring my wife and baby to visit, after work one night, for dinner. Shirley was a nice girl and I could see why Bruce ended up marrying her, but her English when they met wasn't so good. She had decided to honor us by cooking a special tradtional Chinese dinner. It was a big deal so they had bought a huge fish for the main dish. It filled the kind of big platter you might use for the Thanksgiving turkey, and she cooked it whole, head on.

    She made an entire meal with all sorts of accomanying dishes to impress us, but the fish was the main one. She was really proud of it. The spread table was impressive. Everything looked good and smelled good. My wife was having a problem and looking queasy over the fish laying on the serving platter with the head still on. When Shirley noticed she was hestitant, my wife said it was odd to have the fish looking back at you while you were slicing it to serve. Shirley caught the gist of the remark, and she says, "Oh, yes, the eyes are good." and she popped the eye out with her chopstick and with a big smile, held it up to my wife, "You want?" When my wife declined, Shirley popped it her mouth, making yum sounds. "Would you excuse me, I think the baby needs to be changed..." She'd rather change the baby's diaper than hang around while Shirley ate the fish eye.
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    Tongue.
    Tripe.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe (SoCal) View Post
    All you guys have never been hungry enough
    Coming from a guy who doesn’t eat game meat because it tastes too strong.

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    My daughter hates mushrooms. She points out that they are fungus grown in sh*t
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    Cheese makes me choke. Tastes like rotten milk, which it basically is. But if a mild cheese is cooked enough, I can tolerate it.

    I don't know what tongue tastes like, my gorge rises when I look at it. I knew a guy whose roommate would steal his food, so he started subsisting on tongue, the one food 'Don Slug' wouldn't steal.

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    Just say No to muktuk!
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    Succotash...

    Fresh out of the garden sweet corn and fresh out of the garden lima beans is...

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    Blue cheese. I donít like eating cow manure.

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    A friend was in Japan for business & was treated to a special meal along with his coworkers. Now Kevin is a sushi fan, but he had a real problem when they brought out a whole fish nailed to a board & started slicing pieces off it. Thing was, the fish was still alive & thrashed mightily at each slice. The Japanese commented, while laughing, that it must be a fish with great vitality.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave Gray View Post
    Blue cheese. I don’t like eating cow manure.
    I'd rather eat cow manure.
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    Hi,my name is Mikey and I'll eat anything!

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    I like liver.

    Cant think of a food I consider vile, but I wont go out of my way for rocky mountain oysters.

    I find it interesting the number of folks who dislike cilantro. I mean, that is a fairly mild taste experience.


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    Quote Originally Posted by AndyG View Post
    I read the title and thought "liver".

    ...And I've been a vegetarian for 35 years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Breakaway View Post
    I like liver.

    Cant think of a food I consider vile, but I wont go out of my way for rocky mountain oysters.

    I find it interesting the number of folks who dislike cilantro. I mean, that is a fairly mild taste experience.


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    Cow brains?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Breakaway View Post
    I find it interesting the number of folks who dislike cilantro. I mean, that is a fairly mild taste experience.
    I've read that it's a specific gene that some folks have and some don't.
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    Smells like dirty laundry. I definitely have the gene.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bobcat View Post
    My daughter hates mushrooms. She points out that they are fungus grown in sh*t
    She's wrong...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Breakaway View Post
    I find it interesting the number of folks who dislike cilantro. I mean, that is a fairly mild taste experience.
    I don't mind the taste, but my throat swells up and closes off if I eat much. Makes it kinda not worthwhile. Oddly enough, parsley is fine.

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