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Friday, November 13, 2009

The Picky Eater

As I was making supper tonight, I realized it.

The picky eater in my family.

It's ME.

The fact that I had to hold my nose and turn my head away as I was dealing with the tuna in the tuna noodle casserole was probably a clue.

BLECH.

Tuna. Ick, I'm shuddering and wrinkling up my nose just thinking about it.

My kids will eat just about anything.

Hubs will absolutely eat anything.

But, me?

Nope, I'm the picky one.

I don't like bland food.

Tuna noodle casserole, chicken and biscuits, actually pretty much any casserole: I think they are all gross.

It's just a bunch of bland mush.

And I'm a good cook. I consider my dishes to be better than others of the same dish that I have tasted elsewhere.

But, I still don't like them.

Give me something spicy and I'll eat it up.

Luckily, my kids will eat the spicy things I make, but sometimes it's just easy, time-efficient and/or cheap to make one of the dishes that I don't particularly care for.

But, it's okay, then I will just drink my dinner...um, eat a bunch of cookies...oh, I mean have a salad instead.

So, how about you? Who is the picky eater in your family?

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4 Comments:

Blogger Foursons said...

My 8 year is my picky eater by far. He eats about 5 foods TOTAL. He also happens to have Asperger's so I think that is the reason. Texture issues abound.

November 13, 2009 at 9:08 PM  
Blogger Kmama said...

I was totally picky as a child, but I've mostly grown out of that. My 5 y.o. is super picky, but it also doesn't help that he's allergic to just about everything (seriously), so our options are very limited.

November 13, 2009 at 9:26 PM  
Blogger Steven Anthony said...

well my family consist of me, my pooch chin and my cat fancy....the picky one, chinchin...lol I love tuna casserole btw;)

November 13, 2009 at 9:28 PM  
Blogger kys said...

Everyone but the Hubs.

November 13, 2009 at 9:49 PM  

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