Visit FamilyCorner.com for tons of seasonal ideas!
quick link - go to our home page quick link - kid's crafts, family fun, printables, etc quick link - sign up for our free newsletter quick link - holiday crafts, recipes and ideas quick link - gardening, organizing, saving money, decorating and more quick link - our FunBook is filled with lots of quick ideas, tips and crafts quick link - join our bustling community of friendly members


Go Back   FamilyCorner.com Forums > >

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 12-08-2004, 10:44 AM
trainlady's Avatar
Nine Year Member
FamilyCorner Postaholic
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Right here in my cozy little cottage!!
Posts: 13,900
personal tastes

Until I was grown, it never occured to me that not everyone ate things the same way.

For example, I always made scrambled eggs by mixing them in the bowl first. Then I saw a friend put her egg in the skillet and scramble it as it was cooking. I always eat ketchup on my scrambles eggs and that grossed my friend out and I thought it was normal!! LOL

I love saurkraut mixed with mashed potatoes!! My husband thinks that is gross as he does cottage cheese!!! I could live on coattage cheese mixed with tomatoes on the summetime.

What are your personal tastes or ways of making things?

hugs,train
__________________
"I'd rather be riding the train"
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 01-23-2005, 12:18 PM
triadha's Avatar
Nine Year Member
FamilyCorner Newbie
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: SW Missouri
Posts: 47
I just had to laugh when I read about the ketchup on your eggs. I remember when I was about 7, we went to visit my dad's uncle up in Iowa. He had 8 kids, all girls, all older than me. We spent the night there, then the next morning when we went down to breakfast everyone was already down there at the table; Aunt J had fixed a huge country-style breakfast with sausage and biscuits and gravy and fried eggs. And the girls were eating GRAPE JELLY on their eggs! I thought they were just heathens of the highest order, eating like that! I still think that'd be gross.

That said, I'm a very picky eater!

I guess what surprises me most about people's eating is that no one cooks at all any more. My sister-in-law asked me one time for the recipe for cream gravy. She said the store was out of the packets, and she needed to make it to go along with the meal she was making. I never even knew you could make it with packets!
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 01-23-2005, 01:06 PM
Pag36's Avatar
Nine Year Member
FamilyCorner Maniac
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: In a home I love on a quiet st:)
Posts: 29,227
I like scrambled eggs with catsup too Donna, also with cheese and then on top of grits. I like mashed potatoes mixed with a bit of turnip, never had it with sourkraut but since I love sourkraut will have to try it.
__________________
I will take what I am served knowing someone out there is being served MUCH less
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 01-23-2005, 04:58 PM
littlecmom's Avatar
Seven Year Member
FamilyCorner Junkie
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Arkansas
Posts: 1,163
I always scrambled my eggs in a bowl first. But when they were ready to eat them I always mix jelly in with it and mixed with my fried eggs to. It was either grape or strawberr.. My dh thinks it is gross. Also he doesn't like me putting ketchup in my chili, soup or anything like that. Which I don't think is different but guess some do.
__________________
"Go for it....Reach for the stars! Anything is possible if you just BELIEVE." Becky
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 01-23-2005, 07:33 PM
Catwoman's Avatar
Nine Year Member
FamilyCorner Groupie
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: North Texas
Posts: 549
I scramble my eggs in a bowl or cup first, but my favorite way to eat eggs is fried over medium in just a little bacon grease. Mmm mmm mmm. I also eat eggs with salsa sometimes.

I know people who can't stand grits. I love grits with butter, salt, and pepper, and there's a restaurant in Austin that makes garlic-cheese grits to die for. But I just do not like sweetened grits. It just doesn't seem right. Eee-yuck!
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 01-23-2005, 08:26 PM
Sueanne's Avatar
Nine Year Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: florida
Posts: 7,300
I scramble my eggs first in a bowl with a little milk added. Put a little oil in a non stick pan add some parsley & scallions from the garden. Pour the eggs over that and turn on each side till set. After I eat that I feel energized especially if it is in a sandwich. My Dh likes to buy a loaf of italian bread now that Mom is visiting. Now I know where I get my big appetite from.
__________
Sueanne
__________________
"The only reason why people hold on to memories is because memories are the only things that don't change when everything else does."

Reply With Quote
  #7 (permalink)  
Old 01-24-2005, 11:31 AM
carrotpatch's Avatar
Member
FamilyCorner Newbie
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Utah
Posts: 42
I used to love to put ketchup on my eggs and just about anything else when I was a kid, including mashed potatoes.
I am sure I never heard of putting jam or jellie on eggs though. I hate it when my syrup accidently gets on my eggs so I can't quit imagine jelly!
I do remember sleeping over at a friends house and her mom made us French toast in the am. I was really excited until I found out that they didn't use syrup, they put powdered sugar on their French toast. I almost cried!
I love getting the packaged coleslaw mix (cabbage & carrots) and mixing it with veginaise (instead of mayo) and putting it on top of lots of different things and having an openfaced sandwhich. This can be chicken, pork, beans, a hamburger (but then it also has to have a green chili and cheese on top of the burger), or just cheese. Yum! The best part is that the cabbage really adds bulk so I always feel like I have overeaten when I'm done. The rest of the family thinks I just a little batty.
Reply With Quote
  #8 (permalink)  
Old 01-24-2005, 12:15 PM
Kimmer's Avatar
Seven Year Member
FamilyCorner Admirer
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Centeral NY
Posts: 93
I will only eat scrambled eggs with ketchup. My dh and kids say that it is just plain gross. I can not eat eggs with out it.

I eat sour cream on just about everything. Steak, porkchops, chicken, beef, potatoes, french fries salad and such. I love sourcream and I have found that my kids are doing the same thing also. If there is only a little of it left we fight over who is getting it.
Reply With Quote
  #9 (permalink)  
Old 01-24-2005, 03:31 PM
Pag36's Avatar
Nine Year Member
FamilyCorner Maniac
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: In a home I love on a quiet st:)
Posts: 29,227
I eat sour cream on a lot of things. I go thro' a BIG tall container from Sam's in less than a month most of the time. Love my sour cream
__________________
I will take what I am served knowing someone out there is being served MUCH less
Reply With Quote
  #10 (permalink)  
Old 01-25-2005, 06:39 AM
hummingbird_0331's Avatar
Seven Year Member
FamilyCorner Fanatic
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Ohio ~The Buckeye State~
Posts: 3,081
Pinkie Winky

Heres a few I do-sometimes not every time

Ketchup on scrambled eggs

Syrup on ham or bacon

Sourkraut with mashed potatoes

Ketchup & potato chips

Mashed potatoes & corn

Ketchup on Mac n cheese

I also will mis BBQ sause on my mashed potatoes (like gravy) when we have something BBq with mashed potatoes!

Thats all I can think of right now but Im sure theres sum more..haha


I do my scrambled eggs in a bowl and sumtimes add a lil vanilla to it! or sum cinnamon or cinnamon/sugar mixture

(MY dad does the jelly on eggs thing)
__________________
Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Certain tastes that remind you of your past? ajrsmom Questions Over Coffee 15 10-13-2012 06:43 PM
Do you have a personal favorite Thanksgiving memory? DeBora4BobbyL About You 5 11-23-2011 11:11 AM
Personal Trainer: Cooking - Nintendo DS ajrsmom Children's Software & Games 1 12-10-2008 09:32 AM
DYMO Personal Labelmaker Amanda Product Reviews & Announcements 0 08-01-2008 10:01 AM
Personal Safety and Empowerment Education Lee Education 3 05-01-2007 04:51 PM



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 06:04 PM.


Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.

POPULAR AREAS OF FAMILYCORNER.COM

Our Family FunBook is packed full of ideas from parents just like you!

Our members say that they have never found a friendlier message board community than ours!

Our kid's craft section is filled with easy ideas for creative little minds.

We have tons of free printable coloring pages to keep your little ones happy.

We offer a wide variety of free newsletters delivered right to your inbox.

Our Household Hints & Tips have a wealth of information on cleaning, organizing, and more!
Go to the funbook Go to forums Go to kid's crafts Go to printables Go to newsletters Go to Hints & Tips

Home || Newsletters || Advertising || Terms of Use || Privacy || Services || Submissions || Contact Us || Media Opportunities || Link To Us || Shop || Feedback || Staff || e-Cards || Reminder Service



FamilyCorner.com® is sponsored in part by...




Visit our friends --> MomsMenu | Main Street Mom | She Knows | Baby University | Personal Fitness Zone | iChef.com

Copyright Notice | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use/Disclaimer