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Old 01-08-2009, 08:59 AM   #31
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I was pretty easy as a kid, really liked most foods, and sometimes would "fake" disliking foods because my little sister was a very, very, very fussy eater (she grew out of it) and got lots of attention because of it. The few things I disliked were boiled cruciferous vegetables: cauliflower, cabbage. Fish and shellfish (now that I'm older I know that there was a reason for it -- honestly, the stuff we were fed was, well, pretty ****ed bad), and blue cheese. Now I love them all, but then they are mostly better than what we could get when I was young.
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Old 01-08-2009, 09:15 AM   #32
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The only thing that immediately comes to mind is Brussels sprouts. My mother, who was a good basic cook, cooked them until they were a greyish-green mooshy mess. And I got the "They're little cabbages" lecture every time I tried and couldn't eat them. And I liked cabbage.

I'm still wrestling with Brussels sprouts. I've had them fresh from the garden, cooked until barely tender and all other manner of ways, but still haven't been able to warm up to them.
Ah man. We just had Brussels Sprouts last night, I LOVE those things! We cut them in half and saute them with pancetta and golden rasins (we've used dried cherries too). I can't get enough of those sprouts, I bought a big ol bag of them the other day.

Here's the recipe, we leave out the currants and pine nuts. http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/g...ipe/index.html

I used to not like onion, tomato, spinach, pickles, any cheese but american, non-scrambled eggs.
There are more things I dislike now and liked as a kid, i.e. candy, sweet syrupy fruit drinks....pretty much anything sweet. Once a month I'll eat something sweet for dessert, other than that it's cheese and crackers or a pickle.
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Old 01-08-2009, 10:17 AM   #33
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I can't think of any food I didn't like as a child that I like now -- I still don't like them -- The only difference...Now I can say I don't like it....As a child... Ya don't have to eat it, but ya better keep ya mouth shut!!
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Old 01-08-2009, 10:57 AM   #34
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Did Not Eat:
Liver – Eat Pate’ Now
Cooked Carrots

Still Do Not Eat:
Smothered Potatoes
Hash Browns
Fried Eggs
Organs
Olives
Vienna Sausage
Deviled Ham
Chicken and Dumplings
Blood Sausage
Cornbeef Hash - Looks too much like dog food.
I do not know what scrapple is, but I think I have heard of it before, and I did not like what is sounded like.
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Old 01-08-2009, 01:14 PM   #35
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I pretty much hated everything as a child except peanut butter, and I'm not much better now. One thing that comes to mind is pancake syrup. I couldn't bear it as a child and ate my pancakes dry but now I enjoy it.
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Old 01-08-2009, 01:39 PM   #36
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Peas, and liver. I love them both now...
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