Foods I Can’t Eat

Basic foods I would never ask for: Fruit: cucumber. Yes, it’s a fruit, and I can’t stand their smell, texture, and taste. I like dill pickles, though. I’m not keen on watermelon, either. Maybe it’s their texture. Vegetable: pumpkin. Is that a fruit, too? Meat: liver. Maybe brain and kidneys, too, but I haven’t tried those. Foods I Love To Eat: Fruit: blueberries and cherries. Vegetable: potaoes. So versatile! And

Is That A Pepper Mill In Your Pocket?

Harlan Ellison likes pepper. He likes it so much he travels with his own pepper mill: When I pull it out on a plane, at first people cannot figure out what I’m doing, and some even make snotty remarks about, “Oh, you travel with your own pepper shaker,” to which I ALWAYS reply, “Pepper MILL, not ‘shaker.’ You ‘shake’ that grubby thimbleful of crap on your lettuce while I grind

Old Peanut Butter

So, it’s around 2pm and I’m getting hungry – I haven’t had lunch yet. I forgot my wallet at home, and all I have is a loaf of bread and gum on my desk. I don’t feel like eating plain whole wheat bread, but I see a jar of peanut butter at a co-worker’s cubicle. What the hell – he won’t mind. So I make a peanut butter sandwich. 5

Fresh French Fries

Rules Of Commerce Classify French Fries As Veggies: Batter-coated french fries are a fresh vegetable, according to the Agriculture Department, which has a federal judge’s ruling to back it up. Frozen fries are fresh simply because they don’t meet the standard necessary for them to be listed as processed, and adding batter to the fries does not change the classification… The ketchup-as-vegetable proposal was put forward in the Reagan administration,

Tastes Like Chicken

Weird Foods from around the World: Nearly every culture invents a food that is weird or disgusting to outsiders. These are cultural markers that show who’s a member (they like it) and who’s not a member (they gag.) Foods don’t make it onto this list just because they are unpopular. Some people hate broccoli. So what? Foods get on this list because they are cultural markers. There’s stuff you like