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Dec 17, 2013 12:37 AM

'Staple' foods you just don't like

I don't mean stuff like salt and pepper, or flour or sugar. Stuff that EVERYBODY likes.

Mine are peanut butter, hot chocolate and cereal. I will have a pb&j maybe once a year, hot chocolate is the same. I'll have a bowl of cereal maybe once every 3-4 months. I just don't enjoy them.
I had a boyfriend that didn't like macaroni and cheese.

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  1. I don't really care for eggs and beef, although the meat is not what I consider a staple. In fact, it was my impression that staple items are things that you use to make other dishes like butter, flour, milk, etc.

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    1. re: Cherylptw

      I agree with your definition if 'staple' I just couldn't find a better word for what I meant.

    2. Ice cream. Doesn't do much for me.

        1. re: magiesmom

          Where is this a staple? My bet is that most Americans (where I am) don't even know what quinoa is and most will never have it pass their lips.
          ps... I never took a shine to it either.

          1. re: monavano

            It is getting quite popular.

            I'm not a fan.

            1. re: monavano

              It's been a staple in my house for about 10 years now.

          2. Hard boiled eggs?
            Raw carrots?
            Canned soup?

            Not sure if I have the idea of staple down as you mean it.

            Perhaps basic or mainstream North American foods?

            1. This is easy for me. Eggs. They are why I never ate breakfast for many years...Now I order steak and eggs...Sometimes I'll taste the eggs, but not always!