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The Weirdest Thing You Ever Made 
 
Jul. 13, 2010 6:06 pm 
Updated: Aug. 21, 2010 10:31 am
Hi all.  I was thinking the other day that a good blog would be about weird food and what inspired you to make it.
I think the weirdest thing I ever made was a mayonaisse, pickled herring and limburger cheese sandwich. I thought it was ok at first but an hour later I was in gastronomic hell.  I guess the inspiration was in an attempt to finish off the New Years Day leftovers and I took it too far.  I am still apologizing  to the fetching Mrs. Politte.
 
I am curious to hear your weird meals or snacks ideas and what possessed you to make them-and eat them.
 
Thanks
CJ
 
Comments
Jul. 13, 2010 7:13 pm
I submitted a Cheeseburger Macaroni skillet that was pretty odd for me but very good. Quite close to a real cheeseburger.
 
Jul. 13, 2010 7:13 pm
When I've got female time, I like dark chocolate and potato chips.
 
Jul. 13, 2010 7:15 pm
I don't know if pre-adolescent culinary attempts count, but my mom still teases me about the 'pickle boats' I used to make as a kid. Cut whole dill pickle in half, scoop out seeds, fill with wheat germ, serve. lol! I thought I was being gourmet, apparently! :)
 
Jul. 13, 2010 8:44 pm
lol! CookinBug, that's so cute!!
 
Nici 
Jul. 14, 2010 12:01 am
Kimchee curry (kimchee mixed with that curry sauce you can buy in a pouch, then poured over rice), and kimchee mixed with natto are a few of our strange combos. And the other day, my kids made themselves a "snack" of apple slices wrapped in nori. At least they did eat it all!
 
Jul. 14, 2010 11:02 am
excellent!
 
Jul. 14, 2010 4:29 pm
Jack Daniels cupcakes! I definitely didn't serve it to the kids.
 
Jul. 14, 2010 6:29 pm
I actually made fish pudding for my DH. Yep, pudding made with fish - and he loved it!! The wierdest part was I had to go to IKEA to get the right kind of fish. Ah, those wild and crazy Norwegians and Swedes LOL!
 
Jul. 14, 2010 7:24 pm
Faux guacamole. Mexican night and no avos. Pureed peas with shallots, cilantro, lime juice and a litte choped tomato. It was a hit!
 
Steph8878 
Jul. 14, 2010 8:15 pm
Made a bacon and swiss cheese quiche, and when it was done baking, I topped it with salsa, sour cream, more cheese, and chocolate chips. I was pregnant, enough said!
 
Jul. 15, 2010 5:58 pm
I forgot the time when I was young, poor and single and the only things I had in the cupboard was lentils, pickles and soy sauce-what a great stir fry that was!!
 
CJ 
Jul. 17, 2010 10:38 am
On the guacamole theme, I made green eggs and ham stuffed eggs. Minced ham in guacamole stuffed into the indentation in halved hard boiled eggs. Not a good look. Not a good taste. Did it for book club dinner as it had a quasi-literary reference. Usually I can pick them better. CJ
 
Cheepy 
Jul. 18, 2010 3:41 pm
Back in the day when I was taking prednisone for Bell's Palsy, I mixed vanilla ice cream with popcorn, topped it with crushed potato chips & had it with beer. It's pretty good when you're full of medicinal steroids. :o)
 
Jul. 18, 2010 4:43 pm
BooRah!
 
Aug. 2, 2010 11:57 am
The weirdest thing I ever made was a cooked salami and grape jam sandwich.Hey! Don't knock it if you haven't tried it.Some people like cream cheese and jam. I did't have the cream cheese only cooked salami,I figured, why notuse it.
 
Aug. 21, 2010 10:31 am
I made fried peanut butter & hot dog sandwiches ( for an ex-boyfriend.) I did not taste it - but I had to fry the hot dogs, then slice lengthwise onto the pb sandwich, then pan fry it . I guess they were good ....he ate two.
 
 
 
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