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Old 07-14-2018, 09:34 AM
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I like toppings on my hot dogs. brown mustard, relish, kraut maybe but often I just want to enjoy a plain hot dog in a bun (or even not in a bun sometimes).

While I will eat sesame seed, poppy seed or egg bagels, I will always prefer plain ones. Don't even need cream cheese or butter. I can and will just eat one like a doughnut.

Speaking of doughnuts, I like plain ones of those too.
I go back and forth. Sometimes I want a burger with just cheese and ketchup. Sometimes I want a bunch of stuff.

I would never, however, eat a bagel like a doughnut. Bagels need something (not toasting, though).

My favorite doughnuts are plain cake, but I also like the other kind.


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Vanilla ice cream with nothing on it? Yes please.
Vanilla ice cream might look plain, but in my mind vanilla flavoring is fundamentally the opposite of plain. Having said that, I almost always go for chocolate ice cream.

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Old 07-14-2018, 10:41 AM
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The man of the house likes his meat slathered in something called Montreal seasoning.

I die. I may start using separate pans for his food. That stuff is the nasty
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Old 07-14-2018, 11:06 AM
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My husband worked in an office with several women. They ordered pizza now and then, and they got things like whole wheat crust with broccoli, or feta cheese, or pineapple and ham. He and the other guy wanted a traditional plain old pepperoni pizza. So the pepperoni and the 'exotic' pizzas arrived, and guess, just guess, which pizza disappeared as soon as the lid of the box was lifted? He used to get so mad! He'd have to drop everything at pizza time and be the first one to grab a slice of pepperoni pizza before it was gone. (he said the whole-wheat-and-spinach pizzas and such had plenty of leftover slices. So why didn't the women just order pepperoni? Because they thought the weird ones were 'healthier'?)

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Old 07-14-2018, 11:15 AM
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When we do the "pizza at work" thing, I always make sure we order a large with anchovies. That way I get a few slices and can take the rest home with me.
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Old 07-14-2018, 11:29 AM
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Since I work in a store owned by Jewish people, they always order one plain cheese pizza, in additional to anything else. I love it because I'm a vegetarian. Lately they've been ordered one half ham and half pineapple. Those who like it can combine the two, and us kosher and veggie folks concentrate on the pineapple.
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Old 07-14-2018, 12:02 PM
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I go back and forth. Sometimes I want a burger with just cheese and ketchup. Sometimes I want a bunch of stuff.

I would never, however, eat a bagel like a doughnut. Bagels need something (not toasting, though).

My favorite doughnuts are plain cake, but I also like the other kind.




Vanilla ice cream might look plain, but in my mind vanilla flavoring is fundamentally the opposite of plain. Having said that, I almost always go for chocolate ice cream.
Plus: different types of vanilla, all equally good: French vanilla (extra eggs, right?), vanilla bean, and my fave--the kind you had to crank by hand for 3 hours every 4th of July in your backyard; billions of tiny ice crystals. Crunchy vanilla, mmmmmmmm.
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Old 07-14-2018, 12:06 PM
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Potatoes with salt and pepper.

When I was younger, steak cooked with salt and nothing else.

Dates out of the box, plain like candy.
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Old 07-14-2018, 12:11 PM
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He didn't want anyone to show his burger to a duck?
Hehe, knew I was gonna get the business for misspelling that one when I noticed after the edit window.

It's a fair cop, but I was talking about the steak.

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Old 07-14-2018, 01:10 PM
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Speaking of ice cream, I like ice cream. I like cake. I don't care for ice cream and cake stuck in a bowl together. The ice cream melts and gets the cake soggy, and cake bits get into the ice cream and make it grainy.
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Old 07-14-2018, 01:53 PM
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Speaking of ice cream, I like ice cream. I like cake. I don't care for ice cream and cake stuck in a bowl together. The ice cream melts and gets the cake soggy, and cake bits get into the ice cream and make it grainy.
Cake+ice cream+Guinness = amazing beer float. Mmmmmmm!
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Old 07-14-2018, 03:55 PM
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I only buy plain white bath towels. No colors or trim. Does that count?
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Old 07-14-2018, 04:19 PM
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Hehe, knew I was gonna get the business for misspelling that one when I noticed after the edit window.

It's a fair cop, but I was talking about the steak.
I still don't understand what you were trying to say...
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Old 07-14-2018, 04:35 PM
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I like grapefruit plain. When I was a kid I thought it needed sugar. I really miss grapefruit juice, can't have it due to medication.
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Old 07-14-2018, 04:50 PM
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I run St Louis's BEST NY Style Pizzeria....

Plain Cheese and Pepperoni are our best selling two slices and Pies...cheese being #1
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Old 07-14-2018, 05:14 PM
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I still don't understand what you were trying to say...
I suspect he was trying to refer to the Maillard reaction, which is what happens when some foods (such as steaks) are browned, and which lends a certain flavor.
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Old 07-14-2018, 05:24 PM
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I suspect he was trying to refer to the Maillard reaction, which is what happens when some foods (such as steaks) are browned, and which lends a certain flavor.
Gotcha, thanks.
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Old 07-14-2018, 05:29 PM
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Sardines right out of the can at room temperature.
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Old 07-14-2018, 06:48 PM
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Ever since childhood, I've ordered my salads and bake potatoes dry. Never had gravy on anything.
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Old 07-14-2018, 08:14 PM
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lucky you 80 percent of anything ive ever eaten needed something on it so you could choke it down …..

If you've ever eaten any food from the the school districts around here youll understand why the cafeterias here spend a grand or two a year on Costco size drums of bbq sauce
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Old 07-14-2018, 08:51 PM
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My first thought is that she was getting kickbacks.
She liked to sneak home and day drink. I doubt she was getting fancy pizza kickbacks. She liked her wine and pretending to be a big fish in a small pond and not caring we all hated her guts.

Her guts, should we have eaten them, of course would have been served plain.
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lucky you 80 percent of anything ive ever eaten needed something on it so you could choke it down …..

If you've ever eaten any food from the the school districts around here youll understand why the cafeterias here spend a grand or two a year on Costco size drums of bbq sauce
Because it makes Jimbo and Üter taste better?

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Old Yesterday, 10:40 AM
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How about cheese? Some stores (notably Trader Joe's) are selling cheese with stuff mixed into it, like chives or apricots. I love cheese, and prefer to have it by itself without its taste disguised by other flavors.

I also don't like the trend of making cheese from more than one kind of milk. Milk from cows, sheep and goats each has its own character, which is lost when they're mixed together. I've tried cheese made from a mixture of all three, and it tasted like nothing in particular.
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I only buy plain white bath towels. No colors or trim. Does that count?
It does! Viva la plain!
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Old Yesterday, 04:44 PM
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Have we covered tea yet? I like tea. Plain tea. C. sinensis. What's with putting all the fruity stuff in it. This thread from 15 years ago pretty much covers it.
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Old Yesterday, 07:30 PM
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My thoughts:

Hamburgers.
I usually eat my hamburgers with cheese and ketchup; but occasionally I just eat them plain.
Potatoes. I usually my baked and mashed potatoes with just butter and black peppers. I'm not big fan of seasoned french fries though I almost always eat them with ketchup.
Steak. I usually eat my steak unseasoned though occasionally I use steak sauce for dipping. I prefer my steak medium rare.
Pizza I hjaven't ordered a plain cheese pizza in years. I always get toppings.

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