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I find cold cuts disgusting

Is this normal?

by Anonymousreply 7001/31/2017

OP, I share your dislike of overly processed food, with little nutritional value, that aren't economical. Since they don't even taste good, what's their value?

by Anonymousreply 108/10/2013

Nein.

by Anonymousreply 208/10/2013

No.

by Anonymousreply 308/10/2013

What cold cuts are you eating? the cheap stuff is bad. If and when I buy deli meat I only get Boars Head, which is pricy but decent quality.

by Anonymousreply 408/10/2013

Studies have shown that they are very unhealthy, linked to cancer and heart disease. Don't eat them.

by Anonymousreply 508/10/2013

I thought you were referring to the site Cold Cuts, which mangles pictures of nude men.

by Anonymousreply 608/10/2013

When I was a kid, the smell of the italian cold cuts and salami from the drawer in the fridge made me gag. I can't abide cold cuts to this day.

by Anonymousreply 708/10/2013

[all posts by racist shit-stain # 6 removed.]

by Anonymousreply 808/10/2013

Same here.

It's congealed fat and animal protein with garlic and pink dye. horrid.

When I was a kid i always ate peanut butter for lunches. Cold cuts just grossed me out. Still today.

by Anonymousreply 908/10/2013

Then don't eat them.

by Anonymousreply 1008/10/2013

It depends on what you buy. If you buy something of very low quality--think $1.99 / lb at Walmart--then yes it CAN be disgusting. You don't EVEN want to read the ingredients on something like cooked ham or very low-budget bologna.

Buying higher quality--Sara Lee, Boars Head and even Eckrich--is worth it if you eat a lot of sandwiches or take lunch to work.

by Anonymousreply 1108/10/2013

Well, Julianne Moore's ginger beaver is offputting, but the film's more depressing than disgusting...

by Anonymousreply 1208/10/2013

Don't worry about what is normal op! Just step to your own drummer! You are fabulous as you are!!!

by Anonymousreply 1308/10/2013

I don't know, even when I buy fancy cold cuts I can't stomach eating them. I always end up with leftovers or going out to eat for my lunches.

by Anonymousreply 1408/10/2013

It seems better if you call it "salumi."

by Anonymousreply 1508/10/2013

the Best cold cuts are still unhealthy. it is inherent with that type of food.

by Anonymousreply 1608/10/2013

There's nothing like a deep-fried Olive Loaf on white sandwich. Unless it is a deep-fried Pickle and Pimento Loaf Sandwich on sourdough.

by Anonymousreply 1708/10/2013

We should tie this together with one of the cut v. uncut threads for a discussion of head cheese.

by Anonymousreply 1808/10/2013

W&W for R18!

by Anonymousreply 1908/10/2013

It's not that uncommon.

by Anonymousreply 2008/10/2013

You're gonna die of cancer or heart disease anyway, so eat the cold cuts if you like them.

by Anonymousreply 2108/10/2013

I think of prosciutto and bresaola and mortadella as cold cuts and think they're delicious.

by Anonymousreply 2208/10/2013

Baby taste! Baby taste! It's a wonder you can... er... um waste!

by Anonymousreply 2308/10/2013

The don't hang out with us!

by Anonymousreply 2408/10/2013

*Then

by Anonymousreply 2508/10/2013

Wait until you try Rhubarb pie with a side of deep friend catfish nuggets.

by Anonymousreply 2608/10/2013

fried, bien sur.

by Anonymousreply 2708/10/2013

Yes me too OP, that's why it is so easy for me to be a vegan!

Some people don't seem to understand that I don't like the smell of most meat. Cold cuts have their own special smell, too. Ewwww.

by Anonymousreply 2808/10/2013

I hate nearly all cold cuts, too, EXCEPT balogna/baloney.

I could eat a baloney sammich with mayo erryday and be perfectly happy!

by Anonymousreply 2908/11/2013

I make my own - buy pork/ turkey/ chicken and slice it very thin for sandwiches. Much yummier and not nearly as processed.

by Anonymousreply 3008/11/2013

Haven't ever just had a Mayonnaise sandwich? Mayonnaise spread on bread and eaten? We used to live on that until Paw got out of jail.

by Anonymousreply 3108/11/2013

If you define cold cuts as grocery store garbage then they are disgusting. However a dry cured ham is a thing of beauty.

by Anonymousreply 3208/11/2013

what about applegate farms brand? I get them sometimes at whole foods. they don't use nitrates in their products.

by Anonymousreply 3308/11/2013

A dry cured ham is very unhealthy for you, filled with salt, saturated fat, and cancer-causing carcinogens.

by Anonymousreply 3408/11/2013

R34, but it is not disgusting.

by Anonymousreply 3508/11/2013

vile food

by Anonymousreply 3608/15/2013

Hey look, baby-taste queens! A blog just for you!

by Anonymousreply 3708/18/2013

baby taste?

by Anonymousreply 3810/12/2013

R38, R37 is the Baby Taste Troll. He usually only criticizes people's taste in books. His mother must have forgotten to turn off his computer last night.

by Anonymousreply 3910/12/2013

You invite people who criticize your food tastes when you start a thread called "I find cold cuts disgusting."

Why would you even start the thread unless you were looking for people to comment.

If you tell people you grew up eating peanut butter sandwiches everyday and find cold cuts disgusting, then a normal person with average tastes would conclude you have "baby tastes."

Not all cold cuts are created equal. Quality counts. I would never buy olive loaf, pimento loaf etc.

by Anonymousreply 4010/12/2013

R40, only you and R37 would conclude someone has "baby tastes." But it's okay, precious. The phrase "baby taste" is one of the Funnest Things of All on DL.

FWIW, if I were the kind of poster who ran around accusing people of having "baby tastes," love of cold cuts would be a major qualifier.

by Anonymousreply 4110/12/2013

You 'mos will eat shit and fuck shit but you find properly processed food disgusting.

Go back and eat shit, AIDS boy.

by Anonymousreply 4210/12/2013

me too. gross

by Anonymousreply 4307/19/2014

me too, OP. ewwww

by Anonymousreply 4411/12/2014

I find warm cuts delicious

by Anonymousreply 4501/31/2017

OP, are you black? If not, you're an honorary one

by Anonymousreply 4601/31/2017

Is someone having a trip down memory lane with bumping all these old threads? Sorry you just can't relieve your youth, it is gone.

by Anonymousreply 4701/31/2017

Fry them up, with egg and cheese!

by Anonymousreply 4801/31/2017

Occasional trash food is fine once in a while but I don't buy made supermarket brand cold cuts. They are a gross abomination.

After you've eaten classics of French charcuterie or Italian salumeria you start to understand what good cured meats are supposed to taste like.

by Anonymousreply 4901/31/2017

*but I don't buy supermarket brand cold cuts.

by Anonymousreply 5001/31/2017

Freshly sliced supermarket cuts I love. But I hate salami and pastrami. And I ate so much bologna growing up, I cannot bear to look at it today.

by Anonymousreply 5101/31/2017

OP was Marlo Thomas

by Anonymousreply 5201/31/2017

OP = Marlo Thomas

by Anonymousreply 5301/31/2017

Cold cuts are part of the Great American Cuisine.

by Anonymousreply 5401/31/2017

My bologna has a first name it's FAGGY, my bologna has a second name it's THAT IS I

by Anonymousreply 5501/31/2017

I don't eat nitrates. Or is it nitrites?

by Anonymousreply 5601/31/2017

If I warm cold cuts up, are they still cold cuts?

by Anonymousreply 5701/31/2017

Do people say "cold cuts" outside of NY & NJ? My friend from PA calls them "lunchmeat."

by Anonymousreply 5801/31/2017

I have to admit, I love the Italian stuff: salami, capicolo, prosciutto, mortadella. I can't buy them or I'd eat them in one sitting, but every once in a while I'll treat myself to an Italian sub.

by Anonymousreply 5901/31/2017

I find it refreshing that your dislike of cold cuts, which I share--repulsive things, is the most pressing thing on your mind. Bless your palate.

by Anonymousreply 6001/31/2017

R53 beat me to it.

And I like a nice ham sandwich. And no I'm not Mama Cass.

by Anonymousreply 6101/31/2017

[quote]I have to admit, I love the Italian stuff: salami, capicolo, prosciutto, mortadella. I can't buy them or I'd eat them in one sitting, but every once in a while I'll treat myself to an Italian sub.

It's interesting that a genuine Italian sandwich will only have one, at very most two, very thin slices of cured meat.

American style "Italian" sandwiches have nothing to do with the very austere dainty panini Italians eat.

by Anonymousreply 6201/31/2017

Haha imagine that, R62. But yeah give me the grotesque American version or the dainty Italian panini. I love them cured meats!

by Anonymousreply 6301/31/2017

I meant to FF r42 but hit WW by mistake. Can a few of you FF him for me?

TIA

by Anonymousreply 6401/31/2017

I know carbs, sugar, and cold cuts are not good for you, but damn, sometimes I am just too fucking lazy to cook and cold cut sandwiches (with a thin layer of butter on white bread slices) are just easy and quick and taste awesome while watching TV.

by Anonymousreply 6501/31/2017

On it, buddy.

by Anonymousreply 6601/31/2017

On a post from 2013, R64? Really? I'm not wasting a FF on a nearly 4 year old post.

by Anonymousreply 6701/31/2017

OP - I suspect that none of your firmly clutched opinions can be described as "normal".

by Anonymousreply 6801/31/2017

Sorry r64. I wasn't checking the dates.

by Anonymousreply 6901/31/2017

Not to be uber-Eurofrau here, but American bologna is not as good as the Italian sausage it's derived from. For starters, mortadella has little speckles or chunks of lard throughout which, eaten either cold or warm, add a bit of oomph to the taste. Plus, I've always found bologna to be quite plasticky in flavour and texture, whilst mortadella can be sublime.

Personally, I prefer prosciutto either as a sandwich filling or just by itself, or jamon serrano (don't know if you guys State-side get this). You can get a really lovely English cured ham, called Wiltshire cure, and the ham is usually sold or served in thick slices, which are ideal for sarnies and pizza toppings. Ham's bloody gorgeous stuff, mind you. Prefer it to chicken on sandwiches myself - chicken can be so damned bland, whilst ham has that nice little hit of salt and, depending on what you use, either a bit of pepper or fruity tang that adds to the overall sandwich.

by Anonymousreply 7001/31/2017
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