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May 28, 2010 02:28 PM

What Foods Do You Hate/Dislike that Most Hounds Probably Love?

fava beans
Swiss chard
whole tomatoes
Brussels sprouts
miso soup

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    1. re: vandan

      My long lost....vandan! Clearly we were separated at birth. As I also dislike ice cream, I am a weirdo right out of the box according to my friends.

      1. re: Just Visiting

        I used to absolutely detest ketchup. When I was in the cafeteria for lunch in HS, I would have to move tables because the smell of it was so nauseating! Now I love it, odd!

        1. re: kubasd23

          I also hated it at one time. I think that my hatred originated with fast-food burgers that were super greasy and had buns that seemed to be soaked in ketchup.... ugh, eating those as a little kid is one of the many reasons I am now a vegetarian. I still cannot imagine it on sandwiches but I love it with really good fries.

      2. re: vandan

        ketchup for me too. i avoid it at all costs.

      3. Carrots
        sweet potatoes/yams


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        1. re: Quine

          +1 for beets - they taste like dirt. Same with radishes, but I can handle them if chopped fine and mixed with something else.

          1. re: Antithesisofpop

            +2 for beets - one of the ones I detest the most

        2. Menudo
          Swiss chard
          Swiss chard
          Did I mention swiss chard?


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          1. re: cristina

            Ditto on the menudo and naches.

            I can take or leave swiss chard and actually like red chard. But kale...I'll substitute my dislike for kale for your swiss chard

            1. re: DiningDiva

              Have you and cristina actually had menudo? I love it and can't imagine anyone not.

              1. re: c oliver

                Ummm....yes on both counts. Cristina has lived in Mexico for about 30 years. Kinda hard to miss it when you live there ;-). I grew up and live in San Diego and have eaten and cooked Mexican food my entire life. Both of us have extensive background in Mexican cuisine. Menudo is not a foreign concept to either one of us. It's not so much the taste for me as it is a textural thing.

                I love posole and can't imagine anyone not like it, but there are. Different strokes...

                1. re: DiningDiva

                  I got deleted but wanted to say that I wasn't being sarcastic towards you or cristina. I know so many people who say yuck to menudo but haven't eaten it. I guess with CHs thatwould never be the case. My apology.

                  1. re: c oliver

                    Don't worry I didn't take it that way, nor was I trying to be flippant in my response either.

              1. re: bakersdelight

                Me too, bakersdelight. And bone marrow too. The former, too livery, the latter, I just don't get.

                1. re: grayelf

                  Oh jeez- I forgot bone marrow- not even food as far as I'm concerned. That's where leukemia comes from (okay, kidding about that being the reason to not to eat it)

                  1. re: EWSflash

                    I don't get the heebs from what bone marrow is, just that to me it doesn't taste like much. Sorta like eating half melted lard, which some may enjoy :-). I didn't get lardo when I was in Sicily either...

                    1. re: grayelf

                      lardo I can eat, bone marrow, not so much. It might have something to do with my sicilian roots on the lardo thing though.

                  1. re: bakersdelight

                    At least you know ;) Nothing worse than giving a taste of your foie gras / dark chocolate / etc. to someone who then doesn't like it! I want it back!!!

                  2. Organs, feet, heads, faces, fins, ligaments, hooves, gristle, cartilage, etc. :)

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                    1. re: occula

                      Ditto again. The only exception here is chicken gizzards. I like them once in a while.

                      1. re: occula

                        Who really enjoys a nice plate of gristle? I want to meet them...