Blue cheese and fig butter.
Which unexpectedly pleasant taste combinations have you found?
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Blue cheese and fig butter.
Which unexpectedly pleasant taste combinations have you found?
|by Anonymous||reply 149||10/17/2020|
Growing up I’d spread peanut butter on toast and then make a sandwich with either a fried egg or an omelette. It was delicious.
|by Anonymous||reply 1||10/11/2020|
Gin and regret
|by Anonymous||reply 2||10/11/2020|
licking a dingleberry encrusted asshole...,
|by Anonymous||reply 3||10/11/2020|
Strawberries macerated in balsamic vinegar and sprinkled with coarse black pepper.
|by Anonymous||reply 4||10/11/2020|
A slice of apple pie with a slice of cheddar cheese on top. Very mid-western and very good
|by Anonymous||reply 5||10/11/2020|
White cheddar and caramel - popcorn flavors, that is. I thought it would taste horrible, but it's delicious.
|by Anonymous||reply 6||10/11/2020|
R4 my mom used to make that; however, without the black pepper. I think the black pepper would definitely add something delicious to the mix.
|by Anonymous||reply 7||10/11/2020|
I have friends who dip French fries in their Frosty at Wendy’s
|by Anonymous||reply 8||10/11/2020|
Roquefort and black cherry preserves. So good.
Also, chocolate with red wine.
And also, feta cheese and watermelon
|by Anonymous||reply 9||10/11/2020|
At lunch in grade school, they would give us hamburgers and orange juice sometimes. One flavor enhanced the other. I can still taste it.
|by Anonymous||reply 10||10/11/2020|
You can put all kinds of things into a pot of chili: chocolate, fruit jam, cinnamon, pumpkin puree, etc. I'm not talking about some type of authentic Tex-Mex chili.
|by Anonymous||reply 11||10/11/2020|
Blue cheese goes with other fruit (e.g. apples, pears, dates) so that doesn't really surprise me.
|by Anonymous||reply 12||10/11/2020|
MDMA or cocaine drip in the back of your throat and apple juice
|by Anonymous||reply 13||10/11/2020|
Fig jam, Brie and French bread.
|by Anonymous||reply 14||10/11/2020|
Gingersnaps spread with cream cheese.
|by Anonymous||reply 15||10/11/2020|
Most of these examples have been fruit + cheese.
|by Anonymous||reply 16||10/11/2020|
Prosciutto (or shaved ham) and cantaloupe.
|by Anonymous||reply 17||10/11/2020|
As kids, we used to squirt canned whipped cream on saltine crackers. Quite tasty.
Also, salt on watermelon.
|by Anonymous||reply 18||10/11/2020|
Strawberrriesw dipped in sour creme, then in brown sugar! Peanut butter and curry sandwiches.
|by Anonymous||reply 19||10/11/2020|
Matzos spread with butter and a little bit of salt.
|by Anonymous||reply 20||10/11/2020|
Sour cream with pumpkin pie
|by Anonymous||reply 21||10/11/2020|
Caprese Salad: Thick slices of tomato and mozzarella, flavored with fresh basil leaves, olive oil, and a balsamic reduction. Looks simple but tastes so good.
|by Anonymous||reply 22||10/11/2020|
How is that unexpected, r22? It’s a menu staple at restaurants everywhere
|by Anonymous||reply 23||10/11/2020|
Yeah R23 and you unimaginative fat whores, some of these combinations are as unexpected as cheese on a hamburger.
|by Anonymous||reply 24||10/11/2020|
Popcorn and Junior Mints.
|by Anonymous||reply 25||10/11/2020|
Grape juice and cola. Also makes a good mixer with vodka. Sweet and tasty.
|by Anonymous||reply 26||10/11/2020|
Fried eggplant + goat cheese + honey
|by Anonymous||reply 27||10/11/2020|
Guacamole and hummus sandwiches.
Milk and popcorn. Also good with cold pizza.
My husband, as a child, loved white bread spread with mayo then topped with salted peanuts, folded in half, accompanied by an RC Cola.
|by Anonymous||reply 28||10/11/2020|
Speaking of Watermelon and Feta as r9 suggested:
Watermelon Pizza by Chef John. His manner of speaking is an acquired taste, lol.
|by Anonymous||reply 29||10/11/2020|
R19 that's basically Strawberries Romanoff
|by Anonymous||reply 30||10/11/2020|
Cream cheese and chick peas sandwiches
Dark chocolate and port
|by Anonymous||reply 31||10/11/2020|
Cornbread with sour cream instead of butter. Tried completely by accident and now I'm addicted to it.
|by Anonymous||reply 32||10/11/2020|
Maple syrup mixed with scrambled eggs. Got mixed with them when I put it over my bacon (which I guess used to be an “unexpected combo” but isn’t really anymore) and I love it.
|by Anonymous||reply 33||10/11/2020|
2 oil and someone else’s fingernails
|by Anonymous||reply 34||10/11/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 35||10/11/2020|
I worked in London for a couple of years last decade. I told my colleagues that chicken with oatmeal was a popular breakfast item in the South (completely making it up). Then some of them started bringing it to work for breakfast and thanked me for turning them onto it LOL.
I've no idea how it really tastes but sounds disgusting.
|by Anonymous||reply 36||10/11/2020|
I just finished the book Leave the World Behind in which the characters eat and enjoy Brie and chocolate chip sandwiches. I’ve never tried that.
|by Anonymous||reply 37||10/11/2020|
Ketchup on vanilla ice cream - so tasty
|by Anonymous||reply 38||10/11/2020|
Bread and butter pickles dipped in mayonnaise.
Really I put mayonnaise or some mayonnaise type aioli on almost everything, so I could devote a whole thread to this.
|by Anonymous||reply 39||10/11/2020|
Air fried chicken coated in ground pork rinds with an egg wash to hold them on. If you have leftover pork rinds after coding the chicken, you can mix it in with the egg wash, put the batter at the bottom of the air fryer, fry it with the chicken, and make a tasty pancake.
|by Anonymous||reply 40||10/11/2020|
[quote] Really I put mayonnaise or some mayonnaise type aioli on almost everything, so I could devote a whole thread to this.
R39, the thread below is all for you! Post away, you mayonnaise fool!
|by Anonymous||reply 41||10/11/2020|
Tuna salad and bananas. Hear me out: I once ordered a fruit salad (with cottage cheese) plate and because I don't like cottage cheese they substituted it with tuna salad. During the course of my meal a bit of tuna salad got on a banana slice and I found the combination to be surprisingly good. I wouldn't make tuna salad with chopped bananas mixed in but a bit of tuna salad on banana slices (like crackers) are pretty tasty!
|by Anonymous||reply 42||10/11/2020|
Genoa salami & graham crackers
|by Anonymous||reply 43||10/11/2020|
Booze and dope
|by Anonymous||reply 44||10/11/2020|
Weed + anything in your kitchen.
|by Anonymous||reply 45||10/11/2020|
tonic water and vodka, it's really, really good.
|by Anonymous||reply 46||10/11/2020|
I had chocolate fig ice cream in Ireland and it was amazingly delicious.
|by Anonymous||reply 47||10/11/2020|
Whipped cream and the donkey penes.
|by Anonymous||reply 48||10/11/2020|
Salty pretzels and peppermint ice cream.
|by Anonymous||reply 49||10/11/2020|
Peanut butter and bacon.
|by Anonymous||reply 50||10/11/2020|
Peanut butter, and dill pickles.
Steak with honey, and salt.
Honey with over easy fried eggs.
Peanut butter, and nacho cheese Doritos sandwich.
Feta cheese, red onions, and strawberry jam rolled up in flat bread. With mint tea to drink.
Dried figs and stewed beef or lamb. Not weird if you have an Iranian mom like I do, but my friends thought it strange until they tasted it.
|by Anonymous||reply 51||10/11/2020|
Peanut butter on a hamburger
|by Anonymous||reply 52||10/11/2020|
R52 I went to a catered happy hour for work, and they had hamburger sliders with peanut butter, grape jelly, and bacon. It was actually not too bad.
|by Anonymous||reply 53||10/11/2020|
Pineapple chunks wrapped in bacon.
|by Anonymous||reply 54||10/11/2020|
plain (not crunchy or sweet) peanut butter on angel food cake
|by Anonymous||reply 55||10/11/2020|
Coke and cheap red wine, aka the Kalimotxo
|by Anonymous||reply 56||10/11/2020|
A judicious addition of either baking chocolate or prunes will make a much richer, more aromatic beef stew. The chocolate melts, of course, but I use a scissors to mince the prunes so that no one suspects them. I've also had a surprisingly good baklava flavored with cumin: it combines really well with the honey and walnuts.
|by Anonymous||reply 57||10/11/2020|
A quesadilla made with mango chutney, brie cheese, and slices of fresh pear.
|by Anonymous||reply 58||10/11/2020|
[quote] A quesadilla made with mango chutney
|by Anonymous||reply 59||10/11/2020|
Licorice and Haribo gummy bears
Peanut butter, aged cheddar cheese and sliced boiled eggs on toast
Beer and licorice
Mousse aux chocolate, passion fruit and yoghurt dessert
Brussels sprouts and Indian curry
|by Anonymous||reply 60||10/11/2020|
Candy Corn & Peanuts.
Tastes like a Payday Bar.
|by Anonymous||reply 61||10/11/2020|
A friend of mine made me a sandwich of strawberry jam and sliced onions on a slice of buttered rye pumpernickle bread while we were both stoned on vacation in a beach cottage in Holland. It was during the 80s iirc and the hashish was very good ... as was the sandwich.
|by Anonymous||reply 62||10/11/2020|
Celery stuffed with peanut butter or cream cheese.
|by Anonymous||reply 63||10/11/2020|
I usually hate oreos, but they taste good with peanut butter on top.
|by Anonymous||reply 64||10/11/2020|
I make mashed potatoes with 1/2 butternut squash and 1/2 potatoes. Season with salt, pepper, nutmeg, add a stick of butter and a dash of full cream milk.
|by Anonymous||reply 65||10/11/2020|
Dark chocolate peanut butter cups with stilton cheese. So good!
|by Anonymous||reply 66||10/11/2020|
r65, that sounds good
|by Anonymous||reply 67||10/11/2020|
Try it R67, it's really nice!
|by Anonymous||reply 68||10/11/2020|
R54 Sort of like a deconstructed Hawaiian pizza.
|by Anonymous||reply 69||10/11/2020|
Fried okra and cherry Jello.
|by Anonymous||reply 70||10/11/2020|
Poop with a pee reduction.
|by Anonymous||reply 71||10/11/2020|
[quote]Grape juice and cola. Also makes a good mixer with vodka.
r26, where I'm from vodka and grape soda is known as a "Purple Jesus." And yes, I've enjoyed quite a few of them.
|by Anonymous||reply 72||10/11/2020|
I grew up loving peanut butter, mayo, bread & butter pickle, and iceberg sandwiches on crisp toast, but haven't had that in years. I'll make one and report back.
Chef John appears to have the market cornered on that particular vocal tic, R29. That's like NPR upspeak, with a singsongy twist.
|by Anonymous||reply 73||10/11/2020|
As mentioned above, watermelon with salt, also salt on peaches. Also, cantaloupe with black pepper---makes it even sweeter.
|by Anonymous||reply 74||10/11/2020|
Pretzels and vanilla ice cream.
|by Anonymous||reply 75||10/11/2020|
I put cigarette butts in my Cookie Crisp cereal.
|by Anonymous||reply 76||10/11/2020|
Coke and tonic.
|by Anonymous||reply 77||10/12/2020|
Pepsi with a splash of cream. Tastes like a soda.
|by Anonymous||reply 78||10/12/2020|
Olive oil on vanilla ice cream
|by Anonymous||reply 79||10/12/2020|
Baked honey and fig cheesecake
|by Anonymous||reply 80||10/13/2020|
Beef and rose water
|by Anonymous||reply 81||10/13/2020|
Sliced avocados with a light crumble of blue cheese and a drizzle of aged balsamic vinegar from Moderna.
It was a salad from some fancy restaurant I went to years ago, I still make this at home.
|by Anonymous||reply 82||10/13/2020|
Pink grapefruit and avocado slices topped with chopped fennel root, blue cheese, and walnuts.
|by Anonymous||reply 83||10/13/2020|
Pretzels and ice cream. Discovered this as a kid, still do it.
|by Anonymous||reply 84||10/13/2020|
Rib-eye steak on a bed of mashed potatoes topped with fresh sliced tomatoes and balsamic vinegar.
|by Anonymous||reply 85||10/13/2020|
Lobster bisque and almond milk.
|by Anonymous||reply 86||10/13/2020|
Blood orange, red onion and basil salad.
|by Anonymous||reply 87||10/13/2020|
A tuna melt with chili and Doritos on the side. It’s got everything - Creamy, crunchy, spicy. One of my favorite diner meals.
|by Anonymous||reply 88||10/13/2020|
R20 Matzo isn't a taste. It's the anti-taste!
|by Anonymous||reply 89||10/13/2020|
Most of these aren't "tastes", they're entire dishes.
|by Anonymous||reply 90||10/13/2020|
What is a dish, if not a combination of flavors??
|by Anonymous||reply 91||10/13/2020|
I tried a peanut butter, lettuce and mayo sandwich with and without the bread and butter pickles today and decided it's better without. Crisp toast and iceberg do make it better. Turns out, this is a southern thing but I never knew that until running into the article at the link.
|by Anonymous||reply 92||10/13/2020|
(Most of) you guys should get together and publish a cookbook!
|by Anonymous||reply 93||10/13/2020|
Tuna and kimchi sandwich.
|by Anonymous||reply 94||10/13/2020|
Peanut butter and pancake syrup blended together and sopped up with hot buttered biscuits.
|by Anonymous||reply 95||10/13/2020|
Melted ice cream and melted lard, blended into a delicious smoothie.
|by Anonymous||reply 96||10/13/2020|
[quote] (Most of) you guys should get together and publish a cookbook!
It's...it's a cookbook!
|by Anonymous||reply 97||10/13/2020|
I think figs & honey are as old as The Bible.
|by Anonymous||reply 98||10/14/2020|
[quote]Pretzels and ice cream. Discovered this as a kid, still do it.
Great combo but I prefer Saltine or Townhouse crackers and ice cream. Someone needs to recreate the Ice Cream Sandwich with a salty crust rather than a graham cracker crust.
|by Anonymous||reply 99||10/14/2020|
And much older, I'm sure, R98. Ancient Greeks mention figs and honey, and cave paintings in Spain from 8000 years ago show honey foragers.
[quote]The origin of the common fig is debated. Some believe it to be indigenous to Western Asia and then spread by human activity throughout the Mediterranean. Despite uncertainty about its geographic origins, [bold]most archaeobotanists agree that the domestication of the fig tree occurred around 6500 years ago in the Near East. Scholars agree that the domestication of the fig tree came long before the domestication of other fruit crops like grapes, olives, and dates.[/bold]
[quote]Researchers have found significant evidence of fig cultivation at many different late Neolithic and Neolithic sites along with Bronze Age, Assyrian, and Egyptian sites. But [bold]evidence for the first cultivation of figs has been found in the Lower Jordan Valley in an early Neolithic village known as Gilgal. This evidence dates back to the 12th millennium BP and suggests that the widespread cultivation of figs pre-dated the domestication of cereal crops by almost one thousand years[/bold]
|by Anonymous||reply 100||10/14/2020|
Well, cheddar cheese and tuna. AKA a Tuna Melt.
|by Anonymous||reply 101||10/14/2020|
[quote]Tuna and kimchi sandwich.
I just threw up in my mouth. That shit smells like farts by the way. Kimchi is nasty.
|by Anonymous||reply 102||10/14/2020|
Mostarda (Italian fruit preserved in mustard syrup), wrapped in cured ham, skewer on toothpick, given a whirl in the microwave. cool a bit so as not to burn your mouth on molten syrup.
|by Anonymous||reply 103||10/14/2020|
R102: I stayed in a holiday apartment one above a Korean restaurant once. The smell did not arrive to the flat but the entrance and stair for the apartments put me off the idea of Korean restaurants forever I think.
Stinky foods with strong tastes combined with less(?) stinky foods with contrasting taste don't work for me: I'm thinking of all of the mentions above of stinky cheeses paired with something nicer, yes it improves the experience but only because it lessens the intensity of the stinky cheese. No amount of honey will improve upon kimchi.
|by Anonymous||reply 104||10/14/2020|
Beef jerky eaten with tortilla chips and string cheese. Tortilla chips with garlic and herb Boursin cheese. Stoned wheat crackers with butter and a sprinkling of fox point seasoning. Or Greek goddess dressing seasoning.
|by Anonymous||reply 105||10/14/2020|
R105 just sound high.
|by Anonymous||reply 106||10/14/2020|
PB and cherries
|by Anonymous||reply 107||10/14/2020|
Watercress, Kim chee and kamaboko (fish cake) sandwich.
|by Anonymous||reply 108||10/14/2020|
Popcorn, furukaki and arare mixed together.
Popcorn and dried, shredded cuttle fish mix.
|by Anonymous||reply 109||10/14/2020|
I do love pineapple in a pizza, although the pizza has to be salty enough. I used to give my father grief for loving it but at some point I realized myself that the combination is great.
|by Anonymous||reply 110||10/14/2020|
How to eat a pineapple pizza
|by Anonymous||reply 111||10/14/2020|
Ketchup and cottage cheese.
|by Anonymous||reply 112||10/14/2020|
I can’t stand Jamie Oliver, but this weird combination of his is good. Slices of a nice bitey cheese, topped with instant coffee granules and honey. It’s bitter, sweet, salty and crunchy.
|by Anonymous||reply 113||10/14/2020|
Dill pickles and cheddar cheese.
|by Anonymous||reply 114||10/14/2020|
Avocado and dark chocolate play well together.
|by Anonymous||reply 115||10/14/2020|
My great aunt used to bring out a tray of crackers with a tasty dip spread on them. It was sort of a complex flavor that was hard to pinpoint similar to pate. Later I learned it was a blend of peanut butter, ketchup and onions.
|by Anonymous||reply 116||10/14/2020|
Peanut butter, mayonnaise, and potato chip sandwich on white bread.
|by Anonymous||reply 117||10/14/2020|
Fries dipped in mayonnaise and apple sauce. Have been eating my fries like that since I was little.
|by Anonymous||reply 118||10/14/2020|
[quote] That shit smells like farts by the way.
Something is either horribly wrong with your kimchi or horribly wrong with your digestive system.
|by Anonymous||reply 119||10/14/2020|
Pizza with pineapple & pickled jalapenos (and cheese & tomato sauce).
|by Anonymous||reply 120||10/14/2020|
R80 (sort of similar). Years ago I had a cheesecake that was made with feta cheese (unsure if it was a 1/2 and 1/2 combo of cream cheese and feta or just feta). It was served with a drizzle of warm honey and freshly cracked black pepper. It was so damn delicious.
|by Anonymous||reply 121||10/14/2020|
Brie and dried pineapple slices. It's DIVINE.
|by Anonymous||reply 122||10/14/2020|
Smegma chased with day old dingleberry. A DL delicacy.
|by Anonymous||reply 123||10/14/2020|
Goat semen and prune juice
|by Anonymous||reply 124||10/14/2020|
Cottage cheese and prepared horseradish.
|by Anonymous||reply 125||10/16/2020|
Peanut butter and Ruffles.
|by Anonymous||reply 126||10/16/2020|
Onion bagels with strawberry jam (no cream cheese).
Thinly sliced deli ham swigged down with Minute Maid orange juice. I discovered that in sixth grade.
|by Anonymous||reply 127||10/16/2020|
hot dog and peanut butter
|by Anonymous||reply 128||10/16/2020|
R105 I agree. I once ate an entire sleeve of Stoned Wheat Thins and to this day can remember being mind blown by how goddamned good they were.
And yes, i was high af.
|by Anonymous||reply 129||10/16/2020|
R129 those crackers are also great with any kind of cheese!
|by Anonymous||reply 130||10/17/2020|
Onion bagels toasted with melted Monterey cheese. Yum!
|by Anonymous||reply 131||10/17/2020|
Hard candies --> butterscotch and peppermint are surprisingly good together in your mouth.
|by Anonymous||reply 132||10/17/2020|
When I was a child, I loved eating my mother's gold chains. I have eaten 4 or 5 of them. I used to hide behind the stove to do the deed. They are surprisingly chewable.
|by Anonymous||reply 133||10/17/2020|
Watermelon and feta cheese salad with some balsamic vinegar drizzled on top.
|by Anonymous||reply 134||10/17/2020|
You had me until "drizzled," r134.
In any case, lime juice, lime zest, and honey are better with watermelon and feta than balsamic.
|by Anonymous||reply 135||10/17/2020|
Jello shots and hard boiled eggs
|by Anonymous||reply 136||10/17/2020|
Two slices of fresh brioche with a deep wipe of young man's ass between them like a pâté.
|by Anonymous||reply 137||10/17/2020|
A glass table and what I like to call my eponymous eggs.
|by Anonymous||reply 138||10/17/2020|
Gin and no regrets.
|by Anonymous||reply 139||10/17/2020|
Brain and brain.
|by Anonymous||reply 140||10/17/2020|
An Anjou Pear sliced and served with Stilton cheese.
|by Anonymous||reply 141||10/17/2020|
Blood and Clearasil
|by Anonymous||reply 142||10/17/2020|
[quote]When I was a child, I loved eating my mother's gold chains.
I once ate a pearl necklace.
|by Anonymous||reply 143||10/17/2020|
liver and fava beans, preferably with a nice chianti
|by Anonymous||reply 144||10/17/2020|
What's another word for "drizzled"? I kind of understand why people don't like the word ("drizzled"), but what's the alternative? Sometimes, the word "drizzled" describes exactly what you want to do. You're not "pouring" on vinegar.
|by Anonymous||reply 145||10/17/2020|
1 cup ketchup combined with 1 cup grape jelly, used as a marinade for meatballs (store-bought, frozen) in a slow cooker. The meatballs plump up and absorb most of the liquid. Serve with toothpicks on a platter, warm.
A suburban garbage food staple!
|by Anonymous||reply 146||10/17/2020|
Adderall and cheeseburgers.
|by Anonymous||reply 147||10/17/2020|
Anything with anything.
|by Anonymous||reply 148||10/17/2020|
Avocados and cottage cheese are great together.
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