Are you a picky eater? Share some of your favorite food quirks with us (the more exotic, the better!). Omnivores: what’s the one thing you won’t eat?
What won’t I eat? Since I was a little toddler, I won’t eat sweet potatoes, cantalope, parsnips, cooked carrots, any vegetable that is sweet, except I do like tomatoes that have a sweet edge. Call me crazy, but when I was 4 years old, I had an uncle-in-law who force fed me sweet potatoes and that was it for a lifetime. I do occasionally try to eat them, such as, I had them in a savory rosemary flavored soup which was really quite good (and not sweet tasting). I have tried to taste sweet potatoes with the marshmallow topping cooked on top, but frankly, all I liked was the marshmallow topping!
Cantalopes are the same way, being as they are melons, they sure don’t taste like watermelons! I’ve never been able to swallow them!
I do like raw carrots, but not cooked carrots – go figure! It’s that cooked sweet taste. I will in general, eat a raw sweet vegetable, but forget about getting me to eat it cooked!
Oh, and don’t even get me started on a pile of cooked spinach, bleah.
I can’t eat fried eggs. Scrambled, omelette all are fine. I was not allowed to leave the breakfast table until I ate my fried egg. I didn’t..
Well, I don’t blame you. 🙂 From one force-fed child to the other. I’m picky about my eggs too!
🙂 have a good one.. Still enjoying the late summer sun in kefalonia.. One more week.
We lived in Germany for several years when I was young. In about fourth grade we were served coffee when we were visiting a German family and my parents insisted that I drink it to be polite. I I haven’t drunk coffee since then….. and I’m almost 66! Yuck.
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