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    Healthful Yet Disgusting (Recipes that did not work out!)

    I thought that this would be refreshing, yet it turned out disgusting, despite beautiful color and texture and a mother-load of nutrients of every sort:

    Green Horror Smoothie

    1/2 avocado (ripe)
    about 3 inches of cucumber
    1 large kale leaf
    juice of 1/3 lime
    a couple of sprigs of cilantro
    sea salt
    water

    dumped into magic bullet, mixed.

    Do NOT do it at home. I can't quite put my finger on what's exactly was so revolting abut it, but eww.
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    Too much salt, maybe?
    Or maybe the cilantro doesn't agree with the kale?

    I tried adding strained yogurt to banana egg pancakes once. Terrible mistake. So runny.

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    This. Made it and thought it was disgusting:
    Shrimp, Sausage and Summer Squash Casserole | Mark's Daily Apple

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    Oh man, liver pate. Holy freaking crap. I can stomach liver OK, but I made some pate using a recipe I found here, and sweet mother of crumbcake it was awful. And I'll eat ANYTHING. Shudder.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Leida View Post
    I thought that this would be refreshing, yet it turned out disgusting, despite beautiful color and texture and a mother-load of nutrients of every sort:

    Green Horror Smoothie

    1/2 avocado (ripe)
    about 3 inches of cucumber
    1 large kale leaf
    juice of 1/3 lime
    a couple of sprigs of cilantro
    sea salt
    water

    dumped into magic bullet, mixed.

    Do NOT do it at home. I can't quite put my finger on what's exactly was so revolting abut it, but eww.
    Just cucumber + avocado by itself = amazing.
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    Or maybe the cilantro doesn't agree with the kale?
    and lime juice. Those three should not be used together. A wrong sort of bitter-sour result.
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    I tried to make something with pork chop & bell peppers once. It was something like mostly cooking the pork chop in a pan, cooking the pepper strips around them, then simmering the whole thing in chicken stock? I forget, but it came out awful. I ate it anyway and my husband ordered out haha.
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    Hmm, speaking of pepper strips, I wonder if anyone else had an unforgettable experience of putting in a tablespoon of cayenne into a dish for two instead of a teaspoon? It was some sort of braised pepper strips with beef. I still remember the event many years later.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Leida View Post
    Hmm, speaking of pepper strips, I wonder if anyone else had an unforgettable experience of putting in a tablespoon of cayenne into a dish for two instead of a teaspoon? It was some sort of braised pepper strips with beef. I still remember the event many years later.
    I WOULD LOVE THAT.

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