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  1. That's brilliant and resourceful.

    1. Mother nature's toothbrush! Also pretty good halved, cored, and baked with cinnamon and a pork roast or in the cavity of a roast duck...

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      1. re: Veggo

        That's so true about the toothbrush.

      2. This topic seems.....familiar.

        1. I feel born again. I can't wait to grab a bag of apples and begin my new life for the very first time.

          1. I don't get it. What's stopping anyone from eating all of the apple (like I do) and still starting from the side?

            Strange.

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            1. re: linguafood

              Indeed.

              I eat the whole thing. Except for the stem.

              I'm waiting for the stemless apple (a la the seedless watermelon) so I can truly eat the "whole" apple.

              1. re: ipsedixit

                I don't get the fear of eating the seeds. In order to actually ingest any cyanide, you'd have to chew the fuck out of them, and I would think that most people who eat the core (along with the seeds) don't tend to do that. So the seeds pretty much pass through ya undigested.

                Maybe I just don't eat apples often enough to worry about this, but I know that my sister eats apples WHOLE (save for the stem) and has been doing so for 40 years without any ill effects.

                1. re: linguafood

                  I've never "chewed the fuck" (sounds enticing) out of anything. Gum maybe. Anyway, maybe she has built up a cyanide tolerance.

                  1. re: JeffroCGC

                    Well sounds like we all agree, then. Woot.

                  2. re: linguafood

                    I rarely, if ever, chew the seeds.

                    Much less "the fuck out of them".

                    My poop is evidence of that. I've looked.

                    1. re: linguafood

                      You would have to eat about 18 apples at once, AND chew the seeds to a fine pulp to cause harm.

                      http://www.thenakedscientists.com/HTM...

                      1. re: Sooeygun

                        Yep. Which was my point from the day this thread started.