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Just now, Dilvish the Deliverer said:

You probably wouldn't like my tampande then.  Manzanilla and kalamata olives, roasted red peppers and garlic diced finely (I use a food processor).  Make a great spread along with some pub cheese on slices of French bread.

I'll try most things once. But probably I'd just like the cheese. ::P:

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2 minutes ago, Cyradis said:

 

Texture. Olive texture is just weird to me. If a recipe calls for them minced into something perhaps. In a piece that requires smashing between teeth or rolling on the tongue? Not into it. Maybe I'll give it a go next time someone offers me a slice with it. Free pizza is good pizza, yeah? 

 

Some of my friends with texture issues with olives also dislike mushrooms for similar reasons.

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Still no power. Exhausted but at work. At least at work I have AC. 

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I'm definitely a smell and texture person. I can't do bananas on either front. Smell is kinda like rotten other fruit. Texture is almost-mush and it is confusing. 

 

Just now, Pingo said:

 

Some of my friends with texture issues with olives also dislike mushrooms for similar reasons.

 

I used to not like mushrooms, but I'm alright with them now to an extent. I like them chopped thin and used as flavor sponges. I make a really good mushroom wine sauce to go with steak. Just a big button mushroom? Nope. 

 

Stuff like corn and green beans are kinda great. They have various layers that I can pull apart with my teeth and it is terribly entertaining. Edamame too. Citrus? Heck yeah.

 

I swear cheese, mushrooms, bell peppers.... so many things just taste different when sliced thin as opposed to in big hunks. *shrug* 

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My only two big texture related hangups are with shrimp (mostly psychosomatic) and tomatoes. 

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Now you didn't have to bring Shrimp into the mix...

*** Drools ***

Though, I admit, my wife and most people I know find my enjoyment of eating the entire shrimp somewhat disturbing.

I guess I like different textures and tastes... 

*** Shrug ***

*** Looks at clock ***

*** Faints from starvation ***

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mmm shrimp can be yummy. Not always. But good ones are sooooo good. 

 

Oh yeah tomatoes are weird. Love the flavors. But I'll only eat raw ones cut, and cooked onces pureed pretty much. Soggy tomato chunks are icky (I'll swallow them whole if I have to eat them). And biting into whole tomatoes or cherry tomatoes has an odd "gush". Sliced with salt and basil and mozzerella? SO GOOD. 

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43 minutes ago, Dilvish the Deliverer said:

Black olives are the Devil!

 

I can't tell you how many pizzas they have ruined!

Love olives on pizza!! So yummy...

 

21 minutes ago, Dilvish the Deliverer said:

You probably wouldn't like my tampande then.  Manzanilla and kalamata olives, roasted red peppers and garlic diced finely (I use a food processor).  Make a great spread along with some pub cheese on slices of French bread.

Yum!!

 

It's a good thing it's lunch time! Otherwise I'd be really mad at you all!!

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I have bad Fried Jumbo Shrimp at a Chinese restaurant once.  Was sick for two days.  I was about 10 year old. 

 

I now eat a shrimp occasionally just to prove to myself that I can.  The rest of the time, Awesome Wife gets any shrimp I am served.  She is most appreciative.

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Unfortunately I have had very bad luck with pho. I love soup and pho but bad batches have made me sick and emptying myself within 30mins of eating. Multiple times ::(:

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Blah.

 

Black hole sun, won't you come.

 

 

 

Mushrooms feel like eating brains.

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And... nevermind. Broccoli-face is in the office again. Oh well. 

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15 minutes ago, Cyradis said:

And... nevermind. Broccoli-face is in the office again. Oh well. 

Broccoli gets steamed. I'm just saying.

 

:;):

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Spending my morning at the Starbucks near a car repair place.  Hoping the unpleasant noise I was hearing isn't going to cost me a bunch of money.  

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This broccoli doesn't recognize when the good natured kale, cabbage, and bok choy think he's got aphids for brains. 

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