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My dil was in my yard, waiting to pick up ds,  inspecting my garden and I went out to chat.  We noticed a really weird bird/duck thing in the yard at the same time that one of my cats saw it.  Cat attacked, I chased it off and decided I wanted the bird thing.  I yelled to my son to run and get me some gloves and I attempted to detain the bird duck.  He moved left, I moved left.  He moved right, I moved right.  He backed up, I stood my ground.  He had enough and attacked me and flew off.  Son gets earful for not moving fast enough.

I gave it up and went in a googled "bird duck black orange bill weird feet" and came up with "coot"!!!  

What do you know?  It's a real bird.  

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OK, FINE.   Read about the coot in my yard and then tell me about food.

I can eat tator tots until I fall over.  All beef hot dogs.  Grits.  Fried mushrooms from Sassy's Little Red House in Fayetteville Arkansas.  Clam chowder from Red Lobster.

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Chips...just about any flavor really. I love tortilla chips and salsa though and could definitely eat it until I’m sick if I allowed myself to do so. Pizza. I’m sure there are more, but these came to mind quickly. 😂

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Tiramisu 

Blackforest cake

Matcha Ice cream

Ice cream cake

90% to 100% cocoa chocolate 

Salmon sashimi 

Pork Bulgogi

Durian (Malaysian)

Mooncakes (Chinese)

Portuguese egg tarts (Macau)

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Cherries. By the pounds and pounds. 

And that’s all I will confess to 😉 

durian, @Arcadia for real? It’s banned on airplanes for a reason. DS the adventurous tried it when we were in Asia and I was ready holding the bag 😂

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42 minutes ago, madteaparty said:

 durian, @Arcadia for real? It’s banned on airplanes for a reason. 

 

My country of origin is just south of Malaysia. It’s banned in hotels and office buildings as well.

I grew up eating durian, durian cake, durian mooncake, durian sticky roll and other durian flavored treats. It’s an acquired taste. The Mao Shan Wang and D24 are sweeter varieties while I also like the whitish one which has bitter undertones. Durian is the king of fruits after all 😂

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Sushi, especially unagi rolls.  This would have been pre-shellfish allergy though 😭

Oreos.  Nuff said.

Salt n vinegar potato chips.

Mint green tea bubble tea. Extra tapioca.  Just give me a gallon and be done with it.

Prime rib with creamy horseradish.

Prawn chips.  Also pre shellfish allergy.

 

 

Now I’m hungry and nostalgic 😒

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27 minutes ago, Arctic Mama said:

Sushi, especially unagi rolls.  This would have been pre-shellfish allergy though 😭

Prawn chips.  Also pre shellfish allergy.

 

DS14 enjoys unagi by itself or unagi don. We have many local Japanese and Korean supermarkets.

My husband and his sister’s twins “outgrew” shrimp allergy though my husband would take at most one or two steamed cooked shrimps each time I cook. My dad outgrew shrimp allergy and he credited my maternal grandma cooking shrimp often (repeated exposure to shrimp) for reducing his allergy (face rash) to nothing.

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19 minutes ago, Arcadia said:

 

DS14 enjoys unagi by itself or unagi don. We have many local Japanese and Korean supermarkets.

My husband and his sister’s twins “outgrew” shrimp allergy though my husband would take at most one or two steamed cooked shrimps each time I cook. My dad outgrew shrimp allergy and he credited my maternal grandma cooking shrimp often (repeated exposure to shrimp) for reducing his allergy (face rash) to nothing.

Man I wish!  They’re so lucky.  

Mine was adult onset and went from slow anaphylaxis to reacting to oils left on a table or booth.  Even trace cross contamination causes anaphylactic reactions for me now.  I grew up eating shellfish and adored it - took my wedding party out salmon and crab fishing.  But alas, while my pork allergy and other allergies have reduced with elimination to where I’m generally safe from a little cross contact, the shellfish allergy has only grown more severe with time, and the speed of the reactions is faster too.  Unagi would be safe except for all the cross contamination in the cases at the store or the restaurants preparing it.  It STINKS!

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Fresh apricots from my tree.  And other fresh garden stuff.  You know how WW does not count fresh fruit?  That is why WW does not work for me.

Cracked crab, the San Francisco kind.

Dim sum.  OMGosh.

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French fries

Chex snack mix

Lots of other crunchy, salty foods

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Fresh peas just picked - raw; good crisp apples; shrimp/prawn; cherries; fresh lichees; cashews - actually most nuts.

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Used to be kettle chips, jalapeño poppers, and chocolate turtles.

Now, it's kumquats. I could eat a huge bowl of them.

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Brownies, for sure.
Cheese and crackers
Muenster cheese pie
Swedish meatballs
Deviled eggs
Popcorn. Not healthy popcorn, of course. It’s got to be coated in very unhealthy things for me to gorge myself.

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Potatoes in most any form.  Mashed, boiled, baked but not french fries.  I grew up in a meat and potatoes farmer's family so I've held on to my love for potatoes.  Ironic since my dh grew up in Japan so we are a rice family.

Marshmallow Creme. Dangerous . . . Try not to even buy it.

 

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8 hours ago, Arcadia said:

 

My country of origin is just south of Malaysia. It’s banned in hotels and office buildings as well.

I grew up eating durian, durian cake, durian mooncake, durian sticky roll and other durian flavored treats. It’s an acquired taste. The Mao Shan Wang and D24 are sweeter varieties while I also like the whitish one which has bitter undertones. Durian is the king of fruits after all 😂

Yes I know it’s banned everywhere 😉 I remember seeing the signs and wondering if was that bad. T’was. 

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9 hours ago, madteaparty said:

 

durian, @Arcadia for real? It’s banned on airplanes for a reason. DS the adventurous tried it when we were in Asia and I was ready holding the bag 😂

 

And you sweat it out for days!

There are durian boats in Malaysia and Singapore that go about 5 miles off shore to eat them without bothering people!  

Every time I go down an alley with rotting garbage smell, even in the US, I think, "Durian!"

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See's Candy.  I think I could eat an entire pound left to my own devices.

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I did it with sushi once or twice.  talk about pain...

1ds did it once with clam chowder.  he ate four bowls full.  never again.

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4 hours ago, JanOH said:

Potatoes in most any form.  Mashed, boiled, baked but not french fries.  I grew up in a meat and potatoes farmer's family so I've held on to my love for potatoes.  Ironic since my dh grew up in Japan so we are a rice family.

Marshmallow Creme. Dangerous . . . Try not to even buy it.

 

 

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Cherries. I can eat pounds of fresh cherries, even though I know full well what the "cost" is going to be the next day. Next on the list would be really ripe Black Mission figs and Ataulfo mangoes. I can also easily go through a 5 lb bag of "cuties" in 2-3 days.

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3 hours ago, DawnM said:

Every time I go down an alley with rotting garbage smell, even in the US, I think, "Durian!"

Me too! The amount of durian I can "consume" before feeling sick is like 1 molecule, up my nose, from 100 feet away. I can't comprehend how anyone can even get close enough to one to eat it! 

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13 minutes ago, Corraleno said:

Cherries. I can eat pounds of fresh cherries, even though I know full well what the "cost" is going to be the next day. Next on the list would be really ripe Black Mission figs and Ataulfo mangoes. I can also easily go through a 5 lb bag of "cuties" in 2-3 days.

I forgot dates and figs!  I have zero off button with those.

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Off the top of my head:

Spicy shrimp tacos

Cheese enchiladas in mole

Gnocchi pesto

Kampachi and maguro otoro nigiri

Matzah ball soup

Pão de queijo

Chili cheese fries

Cherries

ETA: A baguette and some stinky cheese. I am partial to Delice de Bourgogne.

 

 

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Taters. They are sooooo good. In any form but I really love me some crunchy hash browns. With eggs. Which I also love.

I love McDonald's McMuffins. Any kind, especially sausage. With jelly preferably.

Chips and guac and salsa. I could eat a gallon of guac every day. Thankfully, avocadoes are a health food. Huzzah!

Chilli rellenos. The best I ever had were in the upper midwest.

My keto lemon-poppy seed cake is something I could eat all day.

Cheese and sausage. I love them all.

Roasted broccoli and brussels sprouts. When they reach that super crunchy, not burnt level of being done. Oh, yes.

Chocolate covered macadamia nuts. It is impossible to open a bag and not finish them all off. I have had to ban the big bags from coming into our home. The little cans with the pop-off lid are fine, however.

Iced tea with no sugar. I've had about a pitcher a day for over 20 years. Got me off the diet pop.

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Doughnuts! Sigh. I love a really good doughnut.....or five 😉 We have some really good local doughnut places around here and it's been a test to my willpower to avoid them. 

And roasted brussels sprouts. I can eat them like candy! 

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Good guacamole.

French fries with ketchup or sour cream. 

Chocolate cake, the good homemade kind with chocolate frosting. 

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4 hours ago, BeachGal said:

Taters. They are sooooo good. In any form but I really love me some crunchy hash browns. With eggs. Which I also love.

I love McDonald's McMuffins. Any kind, especially sausage. With jelly preferably.

Chips and guac and salsa. I could eat a gallon of guac every day. Thankfully, avocadoes are a health food. Huzzah!

Chilli rellenos. The best I ever had were in the upper midwest.

My keto lemon-poppy seed cake is something I could eat all day.

Cheese and sausage. I love them all.

Roasted broccoli and brussels sprouts. When they reach that super crunchy, not burnt level of being done. Oh, yes.

Chocolate covered macadamia nuts. It is impossible to open a bag and not finish them all off. I have had to ban the big bags from coming into our home. The little cans with the pop-off lid are fine, however.

Iced tea with no sugar. I've had about a pitcher a day for over 20 years. Got me off the diet pop.

 

Keto lemon poppyseed cake? Y’know you don’t post something like that without a link to the recipe. I’ll wait for it. 😁

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cherry cinnamon rolls

sour cream glazed cake doughnuts

Tillamook icecream

Hood strawberries

a certain restaurant's chips and queso

Cadbury minieggs

cream cheese mints

chocolate covered macadamia nut caramel clusters

hot french fries with fried sage leaves and parmesan cheese

tirokafteri dip with hot fresh pita bread

 

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Anything sweet or salty.  And pizza.  

First things that come to mind are ice cream, cheez-its, and cereal.  But I'll eat just about any sweet or salty food until I'm sick.  

ETA - bread - just about any kind but my favorite is garlic.  And any baked pasta.  Yum.  Now I'm getting hungry...

 

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Ice cream-blue bell preferred.

I hate to admit this, but you all don't know me in real life. I can eat eagle brand milk straight from the can.

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5 hours ago, tdbates78 said:

Doughnuts! Sigh. I love a really good doughnut.....or five 😉 We have some really good local doughnut places around here and it's been a test to my willpower to avoid them. 

And roasted brussels sprouts. I can eat them like candy! 

Oh I have a doughnut story. Years ago, we were going to visit dh's parents, and stopped at the doughnut shop on the way out of town. I stayed in the car, and he came out and handed me the little white bag. I looked in there and there were TWO doughnuts. I said, what you didn't get you any? He said, yeah I did.

He had gotten us One Apiece. I was so upset!!

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I think it would be easier to make a list of the things I can't eat until sick.

Broccoli. Canned vegetables of any variety.  Beans.

That about sums it up.

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25 minutes ago, Math teacher said:

I hate to admit this, but you all don't know me in real life. I can eat eagle brand milk straight from the can.

Like sweetened condensed milk? That stuff is yummmm! I love when I need it for a recipe and I can sneak a spoonful. 😛 (And it's good in coffee...)

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Used to be doughnuts.
Then Miss Vickie's Salt & Vinegar chips until my tongue had sores.
I've literally hurt myself eating fresh homemade pico de gallo.
Garlic toast.
Balsamic anything.
Homemade bread, buns, cookies.

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On 4/23/2019 at 5:17 PM, Seasider too said:

 

Keto lemon poppyseed cake? Y’know you don’t post something like that without a link to the recipe. I’ll wait for it. 😁

 

They are really good! The recipe is from I Breathe I'm Hungry but it's a slight variation.

MIX

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened to room temp
  • 3 TBSP granulated sugar

MIX SOME MORE

  • 3 large eggs, room temp ideally

THEN ADD THIS

  • 3 TBSP lemon juice
  • 1 TBSP lemon zest
  • 2 TBSP poppy seeds
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/4 tsp arrowroot powder
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1-1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour

Pour into a buttered 8x8 pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30" (do the toothpick test). After they've thoroughly cooled down, cool them down some more in the fridge, uncovered. After a few hours, cover them.

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On 4/23/2019 at 8:05 PM, Math teacher said:

Oh I have a doughnut story. Years ago, we were going to visit dh's parents, and stopped at the doughnut shop on the way out of town. I stayed in the car, and he came out and handed me the little white bag. I looked in there and there were TWO doughnuts. I said, what you didn't get you any? He said, yeah I did.

He had gotten us One Apiece. I was so upset!!

1 who eats only 1 ???????

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Chips - all kinds but especially real salty ones

Chips & salsa

French fries - hot, fried, slightly crispy. Oh and need salt on them & ketchup too but especially the salt

Donuts

Oreos - double stuffed

 

 

 

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Tomatoes plucked from the vine, eaten like an apple with a salt shaker in hand.

Chips and salsa

That saltine and chocolate dessert (I think they call it saltine and chocolate bark.)  

Pasta Weezie from Carrabbas

I have certainly eaten the above until I'm so stuffed that I feel sick...multiple times.  😞

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This thread is making me miserable.  I'm on a sort of diet where I'm not changing what I eat but am watching my calories like a hawk.  And now I wanna grab some chips and go to town....but must. resist!  I'd have to stop after one "serving" of 12 chips.  Blah!!

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1 hour ago, Garga said:

This thread is making me miserable.  I'm on a sort of diet where I'm not changing what I eat but am watching my calories like a hawk.  And now I wanna grab some chips and go to town....but must. resist!  I'd have to stop after one "serving" of 12 chips.  Blah!!

I hear ya! Me too, and I could truly eat chips and salsa until forever. I’d love some guacamole too. 12 chips...hmph...that’s not even close to getting me started on salsa. 😩😂

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Peanut M&M's 

Good guacamole  (someone else's idea, and I liked it :)) 

Homemade bread with real butter

Trader Joe's "Pinks and Whites" cookies -- supposedly a little bit (but probably not much) healthier version of those frosted animal cookies

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