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Old 04-06-2008, 03:49 PM   #11
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Raw meat, liver and any organs, any abnormal meat (means anything besides chicken, turkey, pork, beef), I would quickly dump it onto the dish of Cristiano when they are not looking. fat and sinews I will just cut them off and leave it on the side of the dish, I think it is justified enough.
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Old 04-06-2008, 03:59 PM   #12
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...any abnormal meat (means anything besides chicken, turkey, pork, beef)
Including lamb?
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Old 04-06-2008, 06:12 PM   #13
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During a three-hour, multiple-course meal at a wonderful restaurant in Dijon, France, we were served several amusantes--tiny dishes before the main appetizer. One of them was served with what I think was a radish leaf and turned out to be a rabbit kidney. I ate it before I knew what it was. The young lady across from me informed me later what I had eaten. Luckily I was mellow enough from all the wine that I kept it down and told her it was delicious. That was the first and last time I will eat that, it was nasty...but everything else was splendid.
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Old 04-06-2008, 06:44 PM   #14
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I normally ask the people that I have invited what kinds of things they like to keep from this happening, besides the scare of an allergy.
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Old 04-06-2008, 07:56 PM   #15
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It would depend on how well I knew the host/cook. If it were a family member or a good friend, I would not eat it but would explain why. If I didn't know them well, I would eat it. However, if there were several dishes on the table, and foods were being passed around, I would probably quietly pass it on, unless the hostess had specifically mentioned that dish as her specialty or something. I haven't had to deal with that, thank goodness. Most of the dinners we have been to are served buffet style, and there are lots of foods to choose from.

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Old 04-06-2008, 08:25 PM   #16
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Told new girlfriend, whose parents had invited me to dinner, that I would
eat anything but lima beans or peas and carrots.

They served peas and carrots.

I didn't eat them. They didn't ask, I didn't supply an excuse.

If there is food I don't like at a meal, I don't eat it. No biggie.
If that offends.......... well then the cook should have cleared the
menu with the guests first.
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Old 04-06-2008, 08:29 PM   #17
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there's something to say for spreading food around and around the plate. makes it look like you've eaten some of it.
I watched an actress/model do that one night with her plate, but tell ya what, she had no trouble putting down the amaretto on the rocks
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Old 04-06-2008, 08:41 PM   #18
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I've eaten food twice that really offended me. I held my breath as I took each bite and quickly chewed and swallowed. Holding my breath really helped.

Hoping the hostessess didn't notice.
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Old 04-06-2008, 08:47 PM   #19
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If it is something I absolutely hate, I don't see how I would eat it, and would probably just let the host know why I wasn't eating it. As for myself, if I am going to cook for someone, I ask first what they like and don't like so that I don't end up cooking them something they won't eat.
I have a tendency to get real sad if someone doesn't like something I cooked for them, probably why I could never be a chef.
The only exceptions are my kids, I don't care how much my son whines I am still cooking him vegetables!!!!
I do pity my daughters future boyfriends (assuming I allow them to date, which definitely won't be until they are 18 and yes I know I am dreaming let a father have his dreams!), because they are both hooked on seafood and sushi!!
In fact my oldest daughter has gotten to the point where if you just hand her a piece of sushi and say give it a try she pops it right in her mouth without hesitation and she loves the spicy sushi the most.
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Old 04-06-2008, 08:52 PM   #20
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yuck

just don't think i would eat it.because chances are if u eat it , they will serve it to u again. lol


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