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Old 06-14-2008, 12:40 AM
Location: Beautiful Buffalo :-)
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What is the best/weirdest name you've given to food so that your fuzzy-eaters will eat?

we have "corn off the cob" (canned corn) ... it's weird, they will eat corn on the cob like there's no tomorrow, but getting them to eat it "off the cob" was like getting shots.

we have "grandma's special recipe mashed potatoes" (just to get them out of french fries all of the time)

we have "secret family recipe BBQ burgers" (lol. made "special" with onions & peppers )

Having used all those when my "picky" eaters were little, they still like me calling them by their "special" names.
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Old 06-14-2008, 08:15 AM
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That's funny. I was a very picky eater as a child. I don't know why.

Ask this once picky child anything you want to know.
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Old 06-14-2008, 01:58 PM
Location: Bronx, NY
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I was picky, too, in part because my brother was (and still is) very picky, and I wanted to be just like him. To this day, onions and peppers to him are like garlic and crosses to a vampire; I started off the same way, but since then, I've fallen in love with onions and peppers. Nowadays, I'll try almost anything once, even stuff my parents won't go near (sushi, etc.) Guess all those years of having people bark at me for not wanting to eat something that just looked/smelled funny finally sunk in.
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Old 06-14-2008, 11:26 PM
Location: In a delirium
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We often feed our daughter hippopotamus, tree stump filets, rhinoceros nuggets, star flowers, clouds, and so on. Just any ridiculous sounding thing we can come up with at the moment.
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