Confession time

I’ve eaten meat since I said I was going veggie.  I know, I know!  I’m still have a deep, inner battle about whether vegetarianism is right for me, but I’m still thinking I want to lean towards yes until I figure out for sure which way I lean.  So anyway, I had a hamburger Saturday night on a date (I didn’t have much of a choice, we went to Good Times!  And I didn’t want to say “I don’t want to go there because I don’t want to eat meat” because I didn’t want him to think I was weird, even though I don’t even really like this guy that much, what’s wrong with me!?!?!).  Luckily, it gave me food poisoning and I threw it all up (is it a sign from God?  perhaps).  Then I ate salmon the following Monday.  Oh, salmon is so good!  How can I give it up?  I tell myself, if I give up salmon now, maybe it will still be around for my grand children to eat it.

See, deep inner battle.

Anyway, heres and interesting quiz for those of us who eat meat, which I stole off of my friends blog.

I don’t usually do these kind of things, but this list caught my eye today.

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 VGT Omnivore’s Hundred:

1. Venison
2. Nettle tea
3. Huevos rancheros
4. Steak tartare
5. Crocodile
6. Black pudding
7. Cheese fondue
8. Carp
9. Borscht
10. Baba ghanoush
11. Calamari
12. Pho
13. PB&J sandwich
14. Aloo gobi
15. Hot dog from a street cart
16. Epoisses
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
24. Rice and beans
25. Brawn, or head cheese
26. Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper
27. Dulce de leche
28. Oysters
29. Baklava
30. Bagna cauda
31. Wasabi peas
32. Clam chowder in a sourdough bowl
33. Salted lassi
34. Sauerkraut
35. Root beer float
36. Cognac with a fat cigar
37. Clotted cream tea
38. Vodka jelly/Jell-O (in GTMO my jello shots are famous)
39. Gumbo
40. Oxtail
41. Curried goat
42. Whole insects
43. Phaal
44. Goat’s milk
45. Malt whisky from a bottle worth £60/$120 or more
46. Fugu
47. Chicken tikka masala
48. Eel
49. Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut
50. Sea urchin
51. Prickly pear
52. Umeboshi
53. Abalone
54. Paneer
55. McDonald’s Big Mac Meal
56. Spaetzle
57. Dirty gin martini
58. Beer above 8% ABV
59. Poutine
60. Carob chips
61. S’mores
62. Sweetbreads
63. Kaolin
64. Currywurst
65. Durian
66. Frogs’ legs
67. Beignets, churros, elephant ears or funnel cake
68. Haggis (yes, I’ve tried it!)
69. Fried plantain
70. Chitterlings, or andouillette
71. Gazpacho
72. Caviar and blini
73. Louche absinthe
74. Gjetost, or brunost
75. Roadkill
76. Baijiu
77. Hostess Fruit Pie
78. Snail
79. Lapsang souchong
80. Bellini
81. Tom yum
82. Eggs Benedict
83. Pocky
84. Tasting menu at a three-Michelin-star restaurant.
85. Kobe beef
86. Hare
87. Goulash
88. Flowers
89. Horse
90. Criollo chocolate
91. Spam
92. Soft shell crab (not a fan)
93. Rose harissa
94. Catfish
95. Mole poblano
96. Bagel and lox
97. Lobster Thermidor
98. Polenta
99. Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee
100. Snake

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Badass feminist environmentalist.
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2 Responses to Confession time

  1. Amit says:

    Have you tried fake meat? It can be a bit expensive, but some of the stuff tastes really good.

  2. jessimonster says:

    As a matter of fact, I have. I’m a big fan of fake meat, actually. But they don’t offer that choice at Good Times, I’m afraid, and there is no fake salmon, that I can find. Even if there were, I fear it would pale in comparison to the real thing. Just like fake cheese!

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