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French fries dipped in mayo. Common across the pond, but people here look at me like I’m weird.
I got into this when I lived in Germany back in the 80s, and yeah, I get some odd looks. If anyone gives me an "Ewww", I ask them if they also hate potato salad.
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Peanut butter and dill pickle sandwiches.
What he said. Also peanut butter with banana pepper rings and Mt. Olive Deli Style Dill Relish.

I don't make it often but sometimes I get in the mood for PB&J with olive tapenade.
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Dated a gal for a while. She made me her specialty dish, browned hamburger mixed with cream of chicken soup and peas, served over spaghetti. She added a spoonful of dill pickle relish to her's, I ate mine without. I was pretty decent, haven't tried to make it myself.
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Last year while visiting Taormina I had a salad that consisted of slices/hunks of oranges and red onions, with what looked like hot crushed red pepper sprinkled on it. Looked and seemed bizarre but was absolutely delicious.
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I love peanut butter. I love pickles. Awright, now I need to try them together for the first time.
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Old 02-14-2020, 11:53 AM
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Anything with tomato sauce, like pizza or spaghetti, I want that with a big glass of cold milk.
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I dip okra in ketchup.
Fried, boiled, or raw?
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Guinness draft with a scoop if ice cream and a chunk of birthday cake.
The cake IN the Guinness?
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Dated a gal for a while. She made me her specialty dish, browned hamburger mixed with cream of chicken soup and peas, served over spaghetti.
Substitute cream of mushroom for cream of chicken and you get something like the cafeteria served when I was in grade school.
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The cake IN the Guinness?
Yep, cake and ice cream both in a pint of Guinness. St Patrick's Day habit of mine, and everyone who has ever tried one has liked it. The cake disintegrates pretty quick.
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My dad used to take a slice of white bread, spread condensed milk on it and then top it with a slice of white onion. I cannot bring myself to try this.
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The cake IN the Guinness?
There is also Guinness IN the cake.
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I used to snack on a slice of rye bread sprinkled with Tabasco sauce; probably haven't done that since high school.

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Last year while visiting Taormina I had a salad that consisted of slices/hunks of oranges and red onions, with what looked like hot crushed red pepper sprinkled on it. Looked and seemed bizarre but was absolutely delicious.
Our company cafeteria had a salad on rotation that was extremely similar to this, but it had jicama chunks and parsley flakes. too. It was awesome! I got it every time it was available.
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Cottage cheese works well with Indian pickles like lime or brinjal.j
Interesting. I came in here to say “cottage cheese and kimchee,” which I always thought I was weird for liking, but is not very different.
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Peanut butter and mayo sandwiches. A fave since childhood.

Hot dogs with chunky peanut butter and Sriracha. Salty, smokey, sweet and hot. Yummm.
Really! I grew up with peanut butter and mayo (Kraft). I didn't think there was anyone else. (My father and brother were the only other ones I knew of).

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Peanut butter and salami sandwiches.

Hot dogs with peanut butter.

Pickled herring and mayonnaise.
The other thing I eat is peanut butter and Lebanon Bologna (from PA), a salami like meat.
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My husband likes whitefish salad on his cinnamon raisin bagels. I do not. But I do like milk in my malta, so there's that. And a blast from my past, a chunk of cheddar cheese in my hot chocolate. Use a saltine to scoop out the melted, hot chocolatey goodness.

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My husband likes whitefish salad on his cinnamon raisin bagels. I do not. But I do like milk in my malta, so there's that. And a blast from my past, a chunk of cheddar cheese in my hot chocolate. Use a saltine to scoop out the melted, hot chocolatey goodness.
I think we have a thread winner here!
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I like a BBQ and Pimento Cheese sandwich.
What's the BBQ in this case? I'm thinking it's pulled pork with a sweet tomato sauce, but am wondering if it's something else.
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I like green olives in my tunafish sandwich. Is this a well-known deliciousness, or is it my own invention?

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It may be the answer to a slightly different question, but there's a common 4-dish combination enjoyed by poor people here that seems fantastic to me, better than the sum of its parts:

(1) Laotian papaya salad -- ingredients include shredded unripe papaya, tomatoes, lime, garlic, shrimp paste, fish sauce, fermented fish, and miscellaneous beans and vegetables (especially yellow mombin).
(2) sticky rice
(3) herb sprigs, e.g. basil (or something more exotic like the leaves of Cratoxylum formosum)
(4) a little meat, e.g. beef jerky or fried chicken

The papaya salad will be mixed and mashed freshly when you order. Normally very hot chili pepper is one of the main ingredients, but I tell the chef the pepper juice left over in the mortar from the last customer will be plenty enough for me!
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What's the BBQ in this case? I'm thinking it's pulled pork with a sweet tomato sauce, but am wondering if it's something else.

Pulled Pork, but not sweet tomato sauce.
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Really! I grew up with peanut butter and mayo (Kraft). I didn't think there was anyone else. (My father and brother were the only other ones I knew of).
That combination is actually a bit more popular than one would think. This article even has the history of it. Apparently, it's associated with the South and goes back to the Great Depression.

I've tried it, but it doesn't quite work for me. I go the pickles route when I want something tangy to go with my peanut butter.
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Pulled Pork, but not sweet tomato sauce.
Makes sense. I'm not a big fan of cheese and meat together, but I can see that combination being fine.
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This is just as delicious with drained and rinsed kimchi browned in place of sauerkraut.
Another good idea to try. Do you make your own Kimchi? I did once many years ago. I used nappa cabbage, Now I just buy the refrigerated at the Asian food market.
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Another good idea to try. Do you make your own Kimchi? I did once many years ago. I used nappa cabbage, Now I just buy the refrigerated at the Asian food market.
A farmer friend of ours had way too much cabbage this year, so she decided to adapt a kimchee recipe. At first I thought it seemed a lame idea, but wow, it turned out fantastic. It ended up very hot, but it's a balanced heat utilizing onion/peppers/garlic/ginger.
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Peanuts (specifically Planter's dry roasted) and Fritos.
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Anything with tomato sauce, like pizza or spaghetti, I want that with a big glass of cold milk.
Yes, same here, especially cold pizza in the morning.
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Really! I grew up with peanut butter and mayo (Kraft). I didn't think there was anyone else. (My father and brother were the only other ones I knew of).
Is that you, nephew? I picked it up from my brother, who had two sons.
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Grilled peanut butter, bacon, and banana sandwiches, I love the texture and the sweet and salty combo. For snacking, I love soft pretzels dipped in Caesar dressing. My daughter got me started on it, and I can’t imagine never trying it before.
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Same question from Reddit:

https://old.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/c...ldnt_work_but/

The 7-Up and milk suggestion is new to me.
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I always get a Bacon Egg and Cheese sandwich with mayonnaise. I was introduced to this exact sandwich probably in the early 1980's by a dude who worked for my dad, and I don't think I have ever seen anyone else ever order a BEC with mayonnaise except for me and him.
As someone who doesn't care for Mayo, I can tell you many restaurants put it on their bacon/egg/cheese sandwiches. I have to be careful to order it without.

They put in on burgers too


To the OP, I like peanut butter on Swiss cheese.
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Reading this thread brought back memories of my student days when we raided the communal kitchen after smoking something illegal. Those were good times...
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I make cranberry sauce with zero added sugar by just simmering cranberries with a splash of water. I then add a few tablespoons of this cranberry sauce to a dish of plain Greek yogurt. Delicious!
Mmm, I'll have to try that. I love cranberry with yogurt, and it's hard to get enough granberry flavor.

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I got into this when I lived in Germany back in the 80s, and yeah, I get some odd looks. If anyone gives me an "Ewww", I ask them if they also hate potato salad.
Hmm, I actually do hate potato salad. That may be why I think that sounds nasty. Truth be told, I'm not really a fan of mayo.

Gee, my weirdest was going to be potato chips dipped in chocolate. Y'all have me beat.
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A guest at a party I attended brought a salad made from watermelon, supremed grapefruit and oranges, fresh jalapeno & mint, tossed in a balsamic based dressing.
I've just got to thank everyone here.
This thread makes a great Okay, I Just Gotta Try All Of These! list.


I don't think it'd count as weird, but I dip carrots in cashew butter.

Was looking for a way to give up my favorite lunch (PB&J), so I substituted carrots for the bread.

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I like to dunk plain toast in hot chocolate.

My husband puts peanut butter in grits. He learned that from his father, who also liked ketchup on scrambled eggs.
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I like to dunk plain toast in hot chocolate.

My husband puts peanut butter in grits. He learned that from his father, who also liked ketchup on scrambled eggs.
Huh. Peanut butter & grits? That's a new one on me. Ketchup on scrambled eggs? That's pretty normal IME. (I don't do it -- the only time ketchup comes close to my breakfast is maybe with hashbrowns. Maybe. But lots of folks love it on scrambled eggs.)

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When I was a kid I sometimes ate breakfast with my grandpa, who dunked his toast in coffee (not hot chocolate). Wanting to be like him, I dipped my toast in my orange juice and to this day, I love the mix of salty/tangy/crunchy/warm/cold. But I try not to let anyone see me doing it.

Above someone mentioned a salad with oranges and onions - I had a version with oranges and raw chopped garlic and some black pepper, but you have to let it sit for a while before serving).

My all-time favorite is carmelized onions and pasta (elbows work well) with copious parmesan cheese.
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I like bacon or sausage links cut up in my grits, and that has surprised enough people to make me think it's not common. I consider grits to be a salt-and-fat delivery system, so it just seems natural.

I also like pimento cheeseburgers, but these are common enough in my part of the world as to make me think they're not all that far out.
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I like to pour M&Ms to fill a cup about a quarter of the way, then fill the rest with ice-cold water and let it sit for a while. Then I eat it like soup. Very tasty. I don't do it much anymore because you have to use quite a few M&Ms to make it worthwhile and I'm trying to cut down, but I still have it as a treat sometimes.
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One that's not mine: someone in my library system who was responsible for team meetings used to regularly put out a bowl of Skittles mixed with M&Ms. To me, that's just asking for trouble, but apparently it made sense to them.

(In my mind, I always called them S&Ms)
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Ketchup drizzled over cottage cheese (NOT mixed in), with cracked black pepper.

Grape Jelly mixed in with cottage cheese.

Just a little bit of Maple syrup mixed in with cottage cheese.

I like cottage cheese.
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I think we have a thread winner here!
If it's the cheese and hot chocolate, then I'll have to acknowledge it isn't my own personal quirk. This is old school Hispanic. I will cop to the malta and milk, though.
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I like to pour M&Ms to fill a cup about a quarter of the way, then fill the rest with ice-cold water and let it sit for a while. Then I eat it like soup. Very tasty. I don't do it much anymore because you have to use quite a few M&Ms to make it worthwhile and I'm trying to cut down, but I still have it as a treat sometimes.
That's something I would never have imagined.
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If it's the cheese and hot chocolate, then I'll have to acknowledge it isn't my own personal quirk. This is old school Hispanic. I will cop to the malta and milk, though.
What is malta?
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