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Old 10-27-2011, 10:24 AM   #11
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Sorta, but he had glasses.
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Old 10-27-2011, 10:25 AM   #12
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...or for grown-ups. I have a SonIL who won't eat many of the things we all cook with daily. It's a challenge to cook for him. He once rejected twice baked potatoes because they looked "suspicious".
Next time you need to better brown the arsenic.
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Old 10-27-2011, 11:21 AM   #13
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...or for grown-ups. I have a SonIL who won't eat many of the things we all cook with daily. It's a challenge to cook for him. He once rejected twice baked potatoes because they looked "suspicious".
I just laughed myself sick over this!
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Old 10-29-2011, 08:07 AM   #14
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Try this with mushrooms - any type - if fresh - dry them to a condition of slight moistness - then fry with butter-olive oil - bit of water - they will have a great 'chewiness' (if you like that kind of thing' :-) - and the flavor also will be nicely concentrated.

I have found small children to love them even 'all alone' like this - while at the same time they reject the slimy mush that is the usual 'mushroom' result.

And even fry them to being semi-crisp - and some will find a new taste treat.

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One can go the other way - and start with all-dry mushrooms - soak a bit and then fry in butter-olive oil.
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Old 10-29-2011, 11:01 AM   #15
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Dried musshrooms can be ground into a powder and used to flavor various foods as well.

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