How to Eat Something You Hate
That Tastes Disgusting
There are some foods that you simply just love to eat and others that you can hardly even bare to look at without having a sick bucket close at hand.
some foods just taste disgusting and no matter how hard that you try you just cannot bring yourself to put it in your mouth but your parents won't let you leave the table before you finish your meal.
Parents are a bit dodgy that way they make you eat single morsel on your plate and then they leave the stuff on their plates that they don't like themselves.
"It's good for you, It will make you grow up big and strong like your daddy, it will put hairs on your chest." Are the usual retorts when you say that you don't like food and to be honest I never really cared whether I had a hairy chest or not and my sister was mortified at even the thought of having a hairy chest.
Anyway I learned some tricks during those "Eat that or you are grounded," years that helped me to eat food that I still detest even to this day.
Eating Disgusting Food
How To Eat Food That You Don't Like
Everybody has different tastes when it comes to food, some people like a dish in the same way that someone else can't stand it.
For the people in the family who like the food that is served up to them it is all well and good and they will enjoy eating a hearty meal but what are you going to do you really hate this food and no matter how much you protest your parents are going to force you to eat it.
Hold Your Nose To Take The Taste Away
The most common method used when eating food that you hate is to simply hold your nose as you eat, this is a good method and works well but only if you chew with your mouth closed; When you hold your nose and close your mouth no air is getting to the food so there is very little taste. The only problem is that when you have finished eating a bite holding your nose you will still have an after taste in your mouth.
Close Your Eyes And Hold Your Nose
This may seem like a good Idea at the time but because you are closing your eyes your food will taste even stronger, by removing the sense of sight it makes your other senses more receptive including taste and smell which totally defeats the purpose.
Hold Your Nose
Eating Food That You Hate
Cut It Up Into Small Pieces
A really good way to eat food that you really hate is to cut it up into small pieces and mix it with the other food on your plate a small piece submerged in mashed potato and gravy will often remove the offending flavor or disguise it enough for you to eat it easily.
Give It To The Dog When No One Is Looking
My favorite method was waiting until everyone else was finished eating and were excused from the table, I would wait until no one else could see what I was up to and give it to the dog, Problem solved.
Swallow It Without Chewing
Straight from the fork and down your throat without the food even touching your mouth sounds like it would work well after all if it goes straight down the throat then the taste part is eliminated. Actually this is a bad method and very dangerous, firstly even though the food isn't touching your mouth you are still breathing through your nose or mouth inhaling the flavor of the food and still tasting it. Secondly you are risking the food lodging in your airways and choking yourself, chewing your food breaks it down to a size that your airways can cope easily with.
Smother The Taste
If you do not like the taste of something you can always use a condiment to reduce the taste of it, tomato sauce, vinegar, salt and pepper are all good items that will alter or smother the taste.
Eat Drink Eat Drink
If you have to eat something that you don't like then having a glass of water, milk or juice beside you when you are eating; they wont stop you tasting the food but if you take a sip after swallowing the food the taste will be washed away rather than linger in your mouth longer than necessary.
Food You Hate Poll
Have You Ever Forced Any Of Your Children To Eat Something That They Hate?
Eating Horrible Food
We all have food that we love and we all have food that we hate, in a perfect world all of the food that we eat would taste great and no one would have any complaints or arguments at the dinner table.
Because of pushy parents though we sometimes have to eat things that we do not like under threat of punishment even if they do get to leave the food that they don't like on there plates.
We just have to grin and bear it and try one of the above mentioned methods with the promise in our heads that when we are older and have children there is no way I will make them eat something that they don't like.
I made that promise to myself many years ago and I have to admit that I have on occasion broken it and made my children eat things that they do not like, of course I also gave them hints on how to disguise the taste.