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Old 06-01-2011, 05:15 PM   #1
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Took a big bite from a container in the fridge, thinking it was strawberry rhubarb sauce. Took me awhile to realize the strawberry rhubarb had not suddenly gone bad. Turned out I took a big bite of my leftover spaghetti sauce...good stuff, but not what I was expecting!
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Old 06-01-2011, 05:22 PM   #2
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Took a big bite from a container in the fridge, thinking it was strawberry rhubarb sauce. Took me awhile to realize the strawberry rhubarb had not suddenly gone bad. Turned out I took a big bite of my leftover spaghetti sauce...good stuff, but not what I was expecting!
That's a highly entertaining mental picture, Dawgluver. I spent the morning in the dentist's chair, so I was ready for a good laugh. Thanks.
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Old 06-01-2011, 06:01 PM   #3
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That's a highly entertaining mental picture, Dawgluver. I spent the morning in the dentist's chair, so I was ready for a good laugh. Thanks.
Hmm. DH just said he had the same taste experience. Must work on my labeling. Hope your dental work went well, Tinlizzie!
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Old 06-01-2011, 06:27 PM   #4
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As Gomer Pyle would say in that southern drawl, "Surprise, surprise!"

Experiencing unexpected flavors can throw you off the rest of the day, and your sense of reality!

When I get invited to certain friend's homes for dinner, I will often taste things that are... unexpected... and not always particularly pleasant. (It's all a matter of taste. For instance, I don't like cilantro.) That's when I refer them to D.C.... in a kind way, of course.
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As Gomer Pyle would say in that southern drawl, "Surprise, surprise!"

Experiencing unexpected flavors can throw you off the rest of the day, and your sense of reality!

When I get invited to certain friend's homes for dinner, I will often taste things that are... unexpected... and not always particularly pleasant. (It's all a matter of taste. For instance, I don't like cilantro.) That's when I refer them to D.C.... in a kind way, of course.
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I need to label things better also, so I've been there.

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How can anyone not like cilantro. I think I could add that to pb&j and still like it
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I need to label things better also, so I've been there.

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How can anyone not like cilantro. I think I could add that to pb&j and still like it
I don't like it either. I've tried it, but the flavor is too strong for me, it takes over the other flavors, IMO.
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Old 06-01-2011, 09:24 PM   #8
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I don't like it either. I've tried it, but the flavor is too strong for me, it takes over the other flavors, IMO.
This may have been addressed before, but apparently we all are born with a "cilantro gene". To some, it is delicious, to others, it tastes like soap. Kinda like most folks can curl their tongues (I can't, but can inhale cilantro).
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I don't like it either. I've tried it, but the flavor is too strong for me, it takes over the other flavors, IMO.
It did to me the first few times I tried it also... but since my wife loves it I kept eating it. Now I can't imagine ceviche, most any Mexican dish, Thai foods, Vietnamese foods, Mediterranean foods or Latin dish that was not improved by the addition of the wonder herb
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This may have been addressed before, but apparently we all are born with a "cilantro gene". To some, it is delicious, to others, it tastes like soap. Kinda like most folks can curl their tongues (I can't, but can inhale cilantro).
I've heard the "soap" comment before, it doesn't taste like that to me, just too strong a flavor. I guess I hadn't had it before and I bought some thinking it was just parsley. Big difference.
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