Heaven knows I haven’t actually blogged anything for real on here in forever… and today is no exception. I got this little meme off of Amanda‘s blog and it intrigued me…
a chance for a little interactivity for all the bloggers out there.
Below is a list of 100 things that I think every good omnivore should
have tried at least once in their life. The list includes fine food,
strange food, everyday food and even some pretty bad food – but a good
omnivore should really try it all. Don’t worry if you haven’t, mind
you; neither have I, though I’ll be sure to work on it. Don’t worry if
you don’t recognise everything in the hundred, either; Wikipedia has the answers.
Here’s what I want you to do:
1) Copy this list into your blog or journal, including these instructions.
2) Bold all the items you’ve eaten.
3) Cross out any items that you would never consider eating.
4) Optional extra: Post a comment here at www.verygoodtaste.co.uk linking to your results.
The Stash’s Omnivore’s Hundred:
1. Venison (I recently got to try venison sausage… kinda maple-y, but quite tasty!)
2. Nettle tea
3. Huevos rancheros (not my favorite by any means)
4. Steak tartare
5. Crocodile 6. Black pudding
7. Cheese fondue (Ewww. Remember, I don’t like cheese.)
10. Baba ghanoush
12. Pho (I grew up on this stuff… my mom always called it something different.)
13. PB&J sandwich
14. Aloo gobi (I have totally wanted to try this since seeing "Bend it Like Beckham." I’m such a follower.)
15. Hot dog from a street cart
17. Black truffle
18. Fruit wine made from something other than grapes
19. Steamed pork buns
20. Pistachio ice cream
21. Heirloom tomatoes
22. Fresh wild berries
23. Foie gras (never again.)
24. Rice and beans (oooh, black beans and rice sound yummy… so do authentic red beans and rice…)
25. Brawn, or head cheese (Ew. Period.)
26. Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper
27. Dulce de leche
28. Oysters (not a fan. I’m crazy, I know.)
29. Baklava (not a fan of this either. Craziness!)
30. Bagna cauda
31. Wasabi peas
32. Clam chowder in a sourdough bowl
33. Salted lassi
35. Root beer float
36. Cognac with a fat cigar
37. Clotted cream tea
38. Vodka jelly/Jell-O
39. Gumbo (oh, how I miss the Gumbo Shop in New Orleans!)
41. Curried Goat 42. Whole insects (Ew. Ew. Ew. Fuck no.)
44. Goat’s milk
45. Malt whisky from a bottle worth £60/$120 or more
47. Chicken tikka masala
49. Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut (hi, you don’t get the extra curves from saying no to fresh out of the oven Krispy Kremes… I’m just sayin’)
50. Sea urchin
51. Prickly pear
55. McDonald’s Big Mac Meal
57. Dirty gin martini
58. Beer above 8% ABV
59. Poutine (I totally want to try this, though!)
60. Carob chips
66. Frogs’ legs
67. Beignets, churros, elephant ears or funnel cake (see comments for Krispy Kremes, please)
69. Fried plantain
70. Chitterlings, or andouillette
72. Caviar and blini
73. Louche absinthe
74. Gjetost, or brunost
77. Hostess Fruit Pie
79. Lapsang souchong
81. Tom yum
82. Eggs Benedict
84. Tasting menu at a three-Michelin-star restaurant.
85. Kobe beef
90. Criollo chocolate
92. Soft shell crab
93. Rose harissa
95. Mole poblano
96. Bagel and lox
97. Lobster Thermidor
99. Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee
So this might only be completely amusing and giggle-inducing to Broadway geeks like me, but it is definitely damn entertaining! This just makes my girl-crush on Kristen Chenowith even bigger. Can I be her? Please?
(One of these days, I’ll actually post real content… really!)
Has anyone ever noticed that the intros to Bruce Springsteen’s “Born to Run” and The Psychadelic Furs’ “Pretty In Pink” are pretty damn similar? I always find myself singing the wrong song when one of them comes on. No? Really? Just me? Okay, then.
When sending me an email dealing with anything about the male anatomy, a title like "Do You Need to Upgrade Your Mr. Winky?" will NOT make me read it. I don’t care if you’re touting the advantages of using Viagra/Cialis/Levitra or offering me a great deal on a vibrator – this will just make me laugh. Also, telling me that an acquaintance of mine in Nigeria/Kenya/Eritrea has passed on and left me a huge inheritance also will not make me open your email. Yes, I am poor, but not stupid.
Why did I get this when I use Gmail and their super-duper spam blocker? Well, simply because I always check my Spam inbox, just in case something slips through.
Just a helpful hint.
Hugs and Kisses,
Is the word “s’mores” a singular or plural noun? In fact, would it be a proper noun? Should I capitalize it? Would the singular be s’more as in “I would like to have a s’more, please”? (The iPhone recognizes s’more as a word… Then again it thinks the word fucking should be spelled “Fucking’ “. So I’m not holding out on that dictionary.)
Why do I ask? Because I’ve just had the best… well, you insert the word… ever!!