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Did you like that survey?  I placed it on 3 BBQ related forums and got over 3000 lurkers/lookers, 258 comments and about 170 food hates. Sorry I probably missed a few!

SURVEY!!! What is the "ONE" food item that you absolutely abhor???

Foods Selected:
28 Liver, Beef, Chicken, Beaver
17 Beets
11 Brussel Sprouts
7 Bell Peppers, Green,  Celery or Asparagus
7 Cilantro
7 Mushrooms
7 Pickles, Sweet, Dilled, Pickled Beets, Anything Pickled
6 Olives, Green, Black, Stuffed
5 Chitterlings, Scrapple
5 Fish/Seafood, Lute
4 Durian Fruit
4 Tripe
4 Water Chestnuts
3 Eggs, Balut, Phillipines
3 Eggs, Hard Boiled
3 Mayonnaise, Miracle Whip
3 Mutton or lamb
3 Okra
2 Broccoli
2 Celery
2 Eggplant
2 Escargot
2 Lamb
2 Lima Beans
2 Milk
2 Tomatoes, Raw, Sundried
**********Honorable Mention********
Corn, Sweet
Cottage Cheese
Duck Tongues
Eggs, Raw
Kidneys, Beef
Lima Beans
Lobster tomalley
Sweet Potatoes
Tuna, Canned
Venison, Ground

Recipe Type: Humor

Source: BGE Forum, Richard Fl, 2013/06/12



  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,550
     Nice. I have eaten everything on that list except duck tongues, Balut, and Durian fruit.
  • HibbyHibby Posts: 457
    Durian is good so long as you pinch your nose.
    Conservative stalwart in Thornville, Ohio
  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,865
    You left out my dislike of sausage.
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • brianwdmnbrianwdmn Posts: 365
    And Sweet breads
    Marietta, East Cobb, GA
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 15,474
    ...and my love of wambulance
    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

  • JRWhiteeJRWhitee Posts: 2,709
    You left out my dislike of sausage.
    You were in the minority, communist I think someone called you....LOL.

    Large BGE 2006, Mini Max 2014 
    Founding Member of the Green Man Group cooking team.
    Johns Creek, Georgia

  • Richard FlRichard Fl Posts: 7,907
    You left out my dislike of sausage.
    Meant to put you with scrapple and chittlins but forgot.
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,408
    brianwdmn said:
    And Sweet breads
    Bang! Had them once and hated them. Thanks


    Caledon, ON


  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 15,474
    ...and another ideolog folds...
    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,408
    Actually had Scrapple once too and spat it out.


    Caledon, ON


  • TexanOfTheNorthTexanOfTheNorth Posts: 3,910
    Beaver? Boy I love beaver!  :P
    Well, "spa-Peggy" is kind of like spaghetti. I'm not sure what Peggy does different, if anything. But it's the one dish she's kind of made her own.
    Aurora, Ontario, Canada
  • bbqlearnerbbqlearner Posts: 744
    Durian is awesome. I love it.

    Houston, TX - Buddy LBGE, Don SBGE, Tiny Mini & Shiny Momma Pitts n Spitts

  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,550
    @Texan_of_the_north is right. Beaver is a fine dining delecacy. Whether well cleaned or rustic(very popular in the 70s), it is truly a delightful experience.
  • Durian is awesome. I love it.

    It just goes to show you some humans will eat anything.  I wonder how it went when the first person ate durian.

    "Dude, I dare you to eat that!"

    "What??  That thing stinks worse than a skunk!  No way!"

    "Hey, don't chicken out.  You owe me two yaks because the Steelers won last Sunday!  If you eat it, we'll call it even."

    "Well, ok" 

    And the rest is history.


    Flint, Michigan.  Named the most dangerous city in America by the F.B.I. three years running.

    We invented the U.A.W. and carjacking!

  • BotchBotch Posts: 3,366
    No one mentioned Rocky Mountain Oysters.  My college roommate cooked some up (breaded/deep-fried like mushrooms), and they weren't bad.
    However, the next year he brought another bagful from home, dumped them into the sink, and they were in a much more, uh, raw state, and I couldn't eat them again... 
    Live fast, die young, and leave a well-marbled corpse.  
    Ogden, Utard.  
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