Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Eew, memes or 78% complete

This a foods you must try meme that has been knocking around for a while. I haven't trusted memes since I read Kaleidoscope Century but this one seems harmless enough, right Onetrue?

1. Venison: good any which way you cook it
2. Nettle tea: like mint but milder
3. Huevos rancheros: an awesome dish
4. Steak tartare no
5. Crocodile no
6. Black pudding: I used to get this with the Happy Chef's great British breakfast, unfortunately not so great
7. Cheese fondue: only on special occasions
8. Carp no
9. Borscht: cold and hot
10. Baba ghanoush: so good
11. Calamari: best grilled
12. Pho: I like it without the beef tendons and tripe
13. PB&J sandwich: even better than pb and j is pb and apple butter
14. Aloo gobi: I make this at home
15. Hot dog from a street cart: nuff sed
16. Epoisses no
17. Black truffle: I don't see what the fuss is about truffles
18. Fruit wine made from something other than grapes: does dandelion wine count?
19. Steamed pork buns: Yes yes yes and yes again
20. Pistachio ice cream: another easy one
21. Heirloom tomatoes: yes
22. Fresh wild berries: yes, my favorites are salmon berries and huckleberries
23. Foie gras: They tried to make this illegal in Illinois, it should be illegal not to have tried this
24. Rice and beans: so many variations
25. Brawn, or head cheese: in a bowl of vinegar and oil at a Bavarian Braurei
26. Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper: do not rub your eyes after eating this
27. Dulce de leche: the best dulce de leche is made with goat's milk
28. Oysters: Rockefeller or in the half shell or in a poorboy sandwich
29. Baklava: all time favorite desert
30. Bagna cauda no, this looks so good, I will have to make this
31. Wasabi peas: ehh
32. Clam chowder in a sourdough bowl: I hate anything that comes in a bread bowl. I'm sure it could be good but the stews rarely hold up to the quality of the bread.
33. Salted lassi: or the similiar Ayran
34. Sauerkraut: mit pierogie
35. Root beer float: A&W is my soda of choice
36. Cognac with a fat cigar: once and I have been chasing the sensation ever since
37. Clotted cream tea: or clotted cream coffee or clotted cream anything
38. Vodka jelly/Jell-O: from a stripper's belly button or in a glass?
39. Gumbo: taught me to love okra
40. Oxtail: in a soup
41. Curried goat: or any other kind of goat
42. Whole insects: chocolate covered ants
43. Phaal no
44. Goat’s milk: much better than the cow stuff
45. Malt whisky from a bottle worth £60/$120 or more: once and only once
46. Fugu no
47. Chicken tikka masala: can't make it at home yet though
48. Eel: barbecued in sushi
49. Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut: doesn't belong on the list, blah
50. Sea urchin: not great
51. Prickly pear: peeling one now
52. Umeboshi
53. Abalone
54. Paneer: check out my recipe for homemade paneer here
55. McDonald’s Big Mac Meal: (insert sound of me barfing)
56. Spaetzle
57. Dirty gin martini no
58. Beer above 8% ABV: my favorite is the belgian stuff
59. Poutine no
60. Carob chips: my mother fed me these until I was old enough to demand chocolate
61. S’mores: overrated
62. Sweetbreads no
63. Kaolin no
64. Currywurst: miss them much
65. Durian: otherwise known as "ass fruit"
66. Frogs’ legs: like frail chicken
67. Beignets, churros, elephant ears or funnel cake
68. Haggis
69. Fried plantain
70. Chitterlings, or andouillette
71. Gazpacho
72. Caviar and blini no
73. Louche absinthe no
74. Gjetost no
75. Roadkill no
76. Baijiu no
77. Hostess Fruit Pie: another non starter for me
78. Snail
79. Lapsang souchong
80. Bellini
81. Tom yum
82. Eggs Benedict
83. Pocky
84. Tasting menu at a three-Michelin-star restaurant. no
85. Kobe beef no
86. Hare
87. Goulash
88. Flowers
89. Horse
90. Criollo chocolate no
91. Spam: at a plate lunch plate on the other side of the big island
92. Soft shell crab
93. Rose harissa no
94. Catfish: hork
95. Mole poblano
96. Bagel and lox
97. Lobster Thermidor no
98. Polenta
99. Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee
100. Snake no

1 comment:

Free Music said...

well it seem harmless to me