Sunday, October 22, 2006

Food! Glorious Food!

How do you like your eggs?
Me: poached until they're solid and on toast with cripsy hash browns
My Boy: fried egg sandwhich with cheese
My Girl: scrambled with shreded cheese

How do you take your coffee/tea?
Me: the free cappaccino drink mix my neighbors gives me or tea with milk, sugar and cardamon My Boy: flavored coffee drink with milk
My Girl: tea with milk and honey, if I would even drink it

Favorite breakfast foods?
Me: Foul medamnes with lots of cumin seeds and a ton of olive oil and crusty pita with some spicy Egyptian cheese and olives on the side
My Boy: Omlette with...I can't say ham...I don't want to say it...oh, just put with spicey potatoes on the side
My Girl: Eggs with spinach, cheese and onions with pita toast

Coke or Pepsi?
Me: Neither--I don't like caffeinated drinks. They really hurt my stomach
My Boy: Cherry Vanilla Coke (I could never drink it plain)
My Girl: Hate it

You're feeling lazy. What do you make?
Me: Grape nuts and vanilla yoghurt with lots of junk on top, like raisins, craisins, soynuts, sunflower seeds, etc.
My Boy: Sugary cereal with toast peanut butter, cream cheese or Nutella (depending on mood) My Girl: Toast with cream cheese

What kind of pizza do you order?
Me: if halal pepperoni is possible, I'm happy! Add spinach, onions, olives, artichokes, green peppers...pretty much all the veggies you can throw on!
My Boy: meat combo with mushrooms and spinach
My Girl: personal deep dish with extra cheese and black olives

You feel like cooking. What do you make?
Me: Chili fries!
My Boy: Pita with pizza sauce, and mozzarella in the toaster oven
My Girl: Tortilla with cheddar cheese in the microwave

Do any foods bring back bad memories?
Me: Green Bean casserole reminds me of my ultra-controlling ex-mother-in-law and all those family dinners she lorded over
My Boy: Over spiced Texas Toast and throwing up in the bathtub
My Girl: Chili with uncooked potatoes

Do any foods remind you of someone?
Me: Lasagne reminds me of my mom
My Boy: My mom's homemade Mexican-American food, but especially the tortilla chips she cuts up and fries up
My Girl: Eggplant Parmasian reminds me of my loving mom

Is there a food you refuse to eat?
Me: Organ meats
My Boy: Freaky ethnic foods made out of unknown animal parts
My Girl: Any animal fat

What was your favorite food as a child?
Me: Lefse with brown sugar
My Boy: Cheesburger (from sit-down restaurants; not fast food junk)
My Girl: Spinach souffle

Is there a food you loved as a child but now hate?
Me: Hamburger Helper
My Boy: Coleslaw
My Girl: mint leaves

Favorite fruit and vegetable?
Me: Spinach & Apples
My Boy: Potato & Strawberry
My Girl: Spinach & Pear

Favorite junk food?
Me: Popcorn
My Boy: Kettle-cooked potato chips
My Girl: Nacho chips with melted cheese and sour cream

Favorite between meal snack?
Me: sunflower seeds
My Boy: chips and salsa
My Girl: crackers

Do you have any weird food habits?
Me: unnatural ethnic combos, like fried rice with feta
My Boy: all food needs salt or pepper
My Girl: dipping fries into drinks

You're on a diet. What food(s) do you fill up on?
Me: apples
My Boy: salad with croutons and dressing...more add-ons than vegetables
My Girl: on BRAT diet--toast

You're off your diet. Now what would you like?
Me: garlic bread with a pizza (why choose one?)
My Boy: Red meat
My Girl: CHEESE!

How spicy do you order Indian/Thai?
Me: MediumMy Boy: Mild...but I dig the curry
My Girl: Not spicy

Can I get you a drink?
Me: Rootbeer with milk
My Boy: Whatever is on the adult's menu that's not alcoholic
My Girl: Cranapple, please

Red wine or white?
Me: That was long ago and far away
My Boy: Honestly, I haven't tasted either, so I don't know yet
My Girl: Never!

Favorite Dessert?
Me: Raspberry cheesecake with shortbread crust
My Boy: Ice cream sundae, any pie or cheesecake
My Girl: Banana chocolate popscicles

The perfect nightcap?
Me: None...I'll only have to get up in the night
My Boy: I really like something hot, but I don't drink it actually.
My Girl: Water

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