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100 Foods To Eat Before You Die

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Monday, April 16, 2012

100 Foods To Eat Before You Die

Have you seen this app going around Facebook?  I hate Facebook apps (I won't give my personal information out to just anyone!) so I Googled the list and was pretty impressed that I have already tried the majority of them (71!)  - even if it was just one bite, I'm checking it off the list!  Some of these things, I never wish to try again!

Here's the List (I found it here)


100 Foods to Try Before You Die
  1. Abalone
  2. Absinthe
  3. Alligator <<--one bite counts!
  4. Baba Ghanoush
  5. Bagel and Lox
  6. Baklava
  7. Barbecue ribs
  8. Bellini
  9. Bird’s Nest Soup
  10. Biscuits and gravy
  11. Black Pudding
  12. Black Truffle
  13. Borscht 
  14. Calamari
  15. Carp
  16. Caviar
  17. Cheese fondue
  18. Chicken and waffles  <<---- can't say I have ever had them together...hoping to try this at Soul Food Sunday soon!
  19. Chicken Tikka Masala
  20. Chile Relleno
  21. Chitterlings/Chitlins
  22. Churros
  23. Clam Chowder
  24. Cognac  <<---- I'm sure I've had it in a sauce or reduction at a restaurant, but can't remember trying it by itself
  25. Crabcake  <<--- Um YEAH!  That's what MARYLAND does!
  26. Cricket
  27. Currywurst
  28. Dandelion wine
  29. Dulce de leche
  30. Durian 
  31. Eel
  32. Eggs benedict
  33. Fish Tacos
  34. Foie Gras
  35. Fresh Spring Rolls
  36. Fried Catfish
  37. Fried Green Tomatoes
  38. Fried Plaintain
  39. Frito Pie
  40. Frog’s Legs   <<--- one bite counts!
  41. Fugu
  42. Funnel Cake
  43. Gazpacho
  44. Goat
  45. Goat’s milk
  46. Goulash
  47. Gumbo
  48. Haggis
  49. Head Cheese  <<--just had this one back in January at The Refinery!
  50. Heirloom Tomatoes
  51. Honeycomb
  52. Hostess Fruit Pie  <--- really?!
  53. Huevos Rancheros
  54. Jerk Chicken
  55. Kangaroo  <<--- Never have, hopefully never will!
  56. Key Lime Pie
  57. Kobe Beef
  58. Lassi 
  59. Lobster
  60. Mimosa
  61. MoonPie
  62. Morel Mushrooms
  63. Nettle Tea
  64. Octopus
  65. Oxtail Soup
  66. Paella
  67. Paneer 
  68. Pastrami on Rye
  69. Pavlova  <<--- I've made this one!
  70. Phaal
  71. Philly Cheesesteak
  72. Pho
  73. Pineapple and cottage cheese  <<--- a snack I eat all the time!
  74. Pistachio Ice Cream
  75. Po’ boy
  76. Pocky
  77. Polenta
  78. Prickly Pear
  79. Rabbit Stew  <<--- one bite!
  80. Raw Oysters  <<---Only One, it was peer pressure!  I was NOT a fan.
  81. Root Beer Float
  82. S’mores
  83. Sauerkraut
  84. Sea Urchin
  85. Shark
  86. Snail
  87. Snake
  88. Soft Shell Crab
  89. Som Tam 
  90. Spaetzle 
  91. Spam 
  92. Squirrel  <<--- Um, WHY?!
  93. Steak Tartare
  94. Sweet Potato Fries
  95. Sweetbreads
  96. Tom Yum  <<--- Never had this but it sounds good!
  97. Umeboshi
  98. Venison
  99. Wasabi Peas
  100. Zucchini Flowers

I am not sure who came up with this list or where it originated but some of the foods are so ridiculous!  Hostess Fruit Pie?  MoonPie?  Spam?!!  Why should we be trying these foods before we die?!

How many have you tried?  What are your favorites?  Which ones will you NEVER try or don't ever want to taste again?


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2 Comments:

At April 24, 2012 at 1:42 PM , Anonymous HeidiRob said...

90/100 The only items I haven't tried on this list:
Bird's Nest Soup
Currywurst
Durian
Fugu
Kangaroo
Phaal
Shark
Snake
Squirrel
Umeboshi

 
At April 25, 2012 at 11:30 AM , Anonymous Jules said...

Should have guessed you would have eaten the vast majority :-) Now, it's time for you to get on that kangaroo and squirrel-tasting, don't you think?

 

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