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Foods Together: My Way or the Highway


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Foods Together: My Way or the Highway

sandylc | Apr 25, 2013 03:35 PM

Some people evidently feel that certain foods MUST be eaten together ALL OF THE TIME. My parents are a great example of this. Chili HAS to be eaten with saltines (called soda crackers by them), ham and beans MUST be consumed with cornbread, and eggs CANNOT be consumed unless toast is present. "Mom, are you going to have eggs for breakfast tomorrow?" "I CAN'T!" "Why not?" "I'm out of bread!"

For just a few examples.

I once served chili with cornbread to my parents. I think they came close to having me arrested! It was so funny; they were incredulous that I would do such a thing.

I happen to like variety; I don't think I've served two exactly the same meals in my entire life!

Anyone else out there have this type of quirk?

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