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Old 12-14-2015, 03:00 PM   #31
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kgirl, I had to laugh..! DH sounds even pickier than my SIL.
My SIL, DH's older sister, is WORSE!
The only thing that I've EVER seen her eat is:
Cold cereal with milk
Anything Italian, pasta, meatballs, sausage, etc.
Grilled Chicken or Steak with Rice
oh, and Lipton Onion Soup Mix Dip with Ruffles, gotta be Ruffles Potato chips
THAT'S IT!
She HATES any type of vegetable, sheez
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Old 12-14-2015, 04:21 PM   #32
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Sounds to me like those two "kids" needed some better parenting when it came to food Kgirl!
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Old 12-14-2015, 05:04 PM   #33
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The secret to handling picky, picky eaters is reverse psychology. Insist that they would never like that, so don't even bother to try it. Then let them know that it is all right. More for you. Share it with those you know will love it as much as you do and let picky whiner hear all the raves about it.

It works on picky kids, and it works on whiney picky grown up kids.
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Old 12-14-2015, 05:04 PM   #34
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From what I understood (I never met either of my InLaws, they passed long before we met) Mom was not a great cook and forced the kids to eat whatever she made, even if they couldn't get it down... at least mine has gotten better, he even admits to that now he eats things that he never would touch...
Back on topic though, I pulled down my Recipe Binder and I don't have a single 'dip' recipe. I have appetizers galore...
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From what I understood (I never met either of my InLaws, they passed long before we met) Mom was not a great cook and forced the kids to eat whatever she made, even if they couldn't get it down... at least mine has gotten better, he even admits to that now he eats things that he never would touch...
Back on topic though, I pulled down my Recipe Binder and I don't have a single 'dip' recipe. I have appetizers galore...
My first husband was a classical trained pro chef. So we had an agreement. I knew how to cook from my mother. If I wanted to cook something I wasn't sure he would like, I asked. And he in turn did the same. We never criticized what the other cooked. Sometimes though I did ask him for advice.

My second husband was a joy to cook for. The only food he refused to eat was powdered eggs. A carry over from being in the service. Since we never had them, it was not a problem. No matter what I cooked, he thought it was a miracle food. I never asked him what kind of cook his mother was. But I never heard him rave about her cooking or making any special dish he loved.
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The secret to handling picky, picky eaters is reverse psychology. Insist that they would never like that, so don't even bother to try it. Then let them know that it is all right. More for you. Share it with those you know will love it as much as you do and let picky whiner hear all the raves about it.

It works on picky kids, and it works on whiney picky grown up kids.
That method would have NEVER worked on me or my brother as kids. We would have been fine with that and not tried it. As it was, we were strongly encouraged from a young age to try one bite. If we still didn't like it, they'd try again 6 months later.

If someone pulled that on me as an adult, I'd be offended at being treated in such a patronizing way.
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That method would have NEVER worked on me or my brother as kids. We would have been fine with that and not tried it. As it was, we were strongly encouraged from a young age to try one bite. If we still didn't like it, they'd try again 6 months later.

If someone pulled that on me as an adult, I'd be offended at being treated in such a patronizing way.
You know something Cheryl. I am one of those picky eaters. I am not even willing to try one bite. Pirate for years has been trying to get me to taste octopus. No way is that going to happen.
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Old 12-14-2015, 06:30 PM   #38
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Back on topic though, I pulled down my Recipe Binder and I don't have a single 'dip' recipe. I have appetizers galore...
I have an entire cookbook of dip recipes that I won in an online contest. And I have a photo album filled with recipes from newspapers and magazines (the album was given to me long before the Internet), with a couple of pages dedicated to dips Let me know if you're looking for something in particular.
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