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Things you eat alone over the kitchen sink.


It's not a pretty site. More like carnage with flesh and juices running down my chin and elbows:

- fresh nectarines, plums and peaches
- minneola oranges
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Old 07-14-2019, 07:49 PM
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When my wife is away, pretty much my entire diet.
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Old 07-14-2019, 08:10 PM
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Nothing particularly disgusting, I’m sorry.

Mainly fresh August season Jersey tomatoes, still warm from the sun, with a large salt shaker near at hand.

I might be naked except for sandals, because New York in August. Will that do for the disgusting part?
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Nothing particularly disgusting, Iím sorry.

Mainly fresh August season Jersey tomatoes, still warm from the sun, with a large salt shaker near at hand.

I might be naked except for sandals, because New York in August. Will that do for the disgusting part?

yes, it will, New York is pretty digusting
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yes, it will, New York is pretty digusting
Bite my shorts. And help yourself to one of these tomatoes, theyíre really good.

You can take the left side of the sink.
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Old 07-14-2019, 08:20 PM
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I can't think of anything except pizza. Once in awhile I'll snack on a slice and eat over the sink.
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Old 07-14-2019, 08:24 PM
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Me three, but since the little Mixoids have grown to appreciate a good mango, I've worked out a way to cut it up without too much of a mess....except for the pit, which gets eaten over the sink.
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Pop-Tarts, because they can be crumbly, when I don't want to bother to get out a small plate.
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My roommate used to bring home a teriyaki chicken sandwich that was so poorly constructed that it earned the title “sinkburger”.
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Old 07-14-2019, 08:51 PM
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I was about to say, I don't think I've ever eaten anything over the sink, but, actually, I must have done that with tomatoes at least a couple times.
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Old 07-14-2019, 10:55 PM
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Timely thread. I have a friend with a farm and she gave me a large quantity of fresh lychee. I think I ate about 10 of them over the sink the other day. My only concern was thinking, "hmm, do you suppose you can get diarrhea from eating too many lychees at once?"

I am happy to report that for me, at least, 10 lychees seems a safe amount.
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I eat everything alone!

But I usually eat juicy pears and peaches over the sink.
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Old 07-15-2019, 03:46 AM
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It's not a pretty site. More like carnage with flesh and juices running down my chin and elbows:

- fresh nectarines, plums and peaches
Ditto for me. And you can add juicy, nearly overripe apricots.
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Old 07-15-2019, 05:53 AM
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I've recently got into the habit of using a bib [hand towel] while lounging on my recliner. (instead of using the sink).

All the juicy fruits.
Donuts sprinkled with nuts.
Tacos.
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Old 07-15-2019, 06:13 AM
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I never eat over my sink. I have dishes, napkins and paper towel. At hand.

I see zero need to EVER eat over a sink. I would feel like an animal at a trough, to be honest.

It’s not toxic waste, it’s freaking mango juice, sheesh.

Thank you, but no. It’s not for me, I’m afraid.
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Old 07-15-2019, 07:24 AM
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I never eat over my sink. I have dishes, napkins and paper towel. At hand.

I see zero need to EVER eat over a sink. I would feel like an animal at a trough, to be honest.

Itís not toxic waste, itís freaking mango juice, sheesh.

Thank you, but no. Itís not for me, Iím afraid.
This. Only I don't know that I'd feel like an animal. Honestly, it's never occurred to me to eat over the sink. That's shared space, and someone else might need it. I'll just grab a plate and a paper towel and eat someplace where I can sit down if I'm going to make a mess.
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Old 07-27-2019, 07:13 AM
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Fruit, mostly. Peaches, because they're drippy. Cherries, because the pits can go right into the sink. Bananas, because when I'm done, I can put the peel right into the compost bucket under the sink.
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Honestly, it's never occurred to me to eat over the sink. That's shared space, and someone else might need it.
It's shared space, but in a household of three people total, there's long stretches of the day when I'll be the only one in or near the kitchen. And it only takes a few minutes to dare to eat a peach.
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I see zero need to EVER eat over a sink. I would feel like an animal at a trough, to be honest.
I don't need to eat over a sink. It's just easier.

The peaches are in a bowl on the counter next to the sink. Why take it somewhere else to eat it, along with a plate and an adequate supply of paper towels, when I have the sink and the paper towel dispenser right there? Especially when it's only going to be for a couple of minutes anyway.

I can't think of a reason to spend more time coming and going, getting ready and cleaning up, than I'll spend actually eating that peach. But YMMV.
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Old 07-27-2019, 08:18 AM
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Nothing. Plates and paper towels are close at hand and let me sit down. Maybe it's just that I don't eat anything that is impossible to eat without dribbling more than a plate held under my chin can handle. Or that the convenience of being able to sit down outweighs to horrible inconvenience(?) of needing a plate.
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Old 07-27-2019, 01:39 PM
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The only things I eat over the sink are red, juicy, homegrown tomatoes.

You can have your fancy cutlery, your fancy napkins, and your fancy seat at the table.

Nothing says summer to me like eating a tomater over the sink.


mmm
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Old 07-27-2019, 01:58 PM
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Fruit, mostly. Peaches, because they're drippy. Cherries, because the pits can go right into the sink. Bananas, because when I'm done, I can put the peel right into the compost bucket under the sink.
It's shared space, but in a household of three people total, there's long stretches of the day when I'll be the only one in or near the kitchen. And it only takes a few minutes to dare to eat a peach.
I don't need to eat over a sink. It's just easier.

The peaches are in a bowl on the counter next to the sink. Why take it somewhere else to eat it, along with a plate and an adequate supply of paper towels, when I have the sink and the paper towel dispenser right there? Especially when it's only going to be for a couple of minutes anyway.

I can't think of a reason to spend more time coming and going, getting ready and cleaning up, than I'll spend actually eating that peach. But YMMV.
Well, I see a difference. I savor peaches. I easy them slowly and lasciviously. I don't want to wolf by preach down while standing over the sink. I want to enjoy it at my leisure.

Also, I don't put pits in the sink.

What i do near the sink is cut fruit and veggies. Because the peels, etc. Can go right into the sink or compost bin, because I'm next to the sink so it's easy to rinse off the knife and put it in the drying rack.
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Fruit, mostly. Peaches, because they're drippy. Cherries, because the pits can go right into the sink. Bananas, because when I'm done, I can put the peel right into the compost bucket under the sink.
It's shared space, but in a household of three people total, there's long stretches of the day when I'll be the only one in or near the kitchen. And it only takes a few minutes to dare to eat a peach.
I don't need to eat over a sink. It's just easier.

The peaches are in a bowl on the counter next to the sink. Why take it somewhere else to eat it, along with a plate and an adequate supply of paper towels, when I have the sink and the paper towel dispenser right there? Especially when it's only going to be for a couple of minutes anyway.

I can't think of a reason to spend more time coming and going, getting ready and cleaning up, than I'll spend actually eating that peach. But YMMV.
Does your garbage disposal handle cherry pits? I've never even tried that.
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Does your garbage disposal handle cherry pits? I've never even tried that.
We don't have a garbage disposal.

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I never eat over my sink. I have dishes, napkins and paper towel. At hand.

I see zero need to EVER eat over a sink. I would feel like an animal at a trough, to be honest.

Itís not toxic waste, itís freaking mango juice, sheesh.

Thank you, but no. Itís not for me, Iím afraid.
Yeah, why wouldn't I want to sit down and enjoy it rather than wolfing it down over the sink? The sink? Not appetizing. I don't get it either.
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Old 07-15-2019, 07:05 AM
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Good to know I'm not alone eating alone over the sink. Got another favorite:

- Mayo & white horseradish with sliced tomato on multigrain. It's a hot delicious dripping mess that cannot be contained.
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I'm mostly with elbows, where I eat over a plate like nature intended.

I'll make an exception for the mango pit, though. If I'm slicing a mango, I'll be right next to the sink, and I''m:
1) not going to go put the pit on a plate with the rest
2) not going to miss out on the mango pit
3) not going to let it slip out of my fingers and onto the floor

I'll also mention that my wife just got a new cookbook with a "sinkie" recipe. That's a sandwich too messy to eat anywhere but over the sink.
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I must be the odd man out, because I've never eaten anything while standing over the kitchen sink.
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I never eat over my sink. I have dishes, napkins and paper towel. At hand.

I see zero need to EVER eat over a sink. I would feel like an animal at a trough, to be honest.

Itís not toxic waste, itís freaking mango juice, sheesh.

Thank you, but no. Itís not for me, Iím afraid.
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This. Only I don't know that I'd feel like an animal. Honestly, it's never occurred to me to eat over the sink. That's shared space, and someone else might need it. I'll just grab a plate and a paper towel and eat someplace where I can sit down if I'm going to make a mess.
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In the mornings, I enjoy a lightly warmed chocolate croissant, and a cold chocolate milk.

The lightly warmed croissant can sometimes be gooey. I wear work shirts. I will eat the lightly warmed croissant over the sink to (a) catch flaky pastry crumbs and (b) oozing chocolate before it hits my work shirts.
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A slice of watermelon. The only way to eat it in my opinion, 2 hands and mouth. No fork or spoon.
If I have one for more than just myself, the operation is moved outside on the picnic table.
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I've eaten pretty much anything that can be held in the hand over the sink at one point. Cold fried chicken is a favorite. But there are some things that I'll walk around the house and eat, such as a sandwich or a slice of pizza that's structurally sound.
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I've eaten pretty much anything that can be held in the hand over the sink at one point. Cold fried chicken is a favorite. But there are some things that I'll walk around the house and eat, such as a sandwich or a slice of pizza that's structurally sound.
I was thinking cold fried chicken as I was driving today, and you beat me to it
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