How do you eat your food?

@estherlou (5017)
United States
March 11, 2007 3:52pm CST
Do you start with the meat? or do you eat one thing at a time? or do you start with the salad? I tend to eat vegetables first, and then I'll add other things such as the meat and the potatoe. Silly isn't it? How do you eat?
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17 responses
• Ireland
11 Mar 07
I usually eat a little of each. My son's wife comes from a different country and she thought this was strange. She told me that in her country, they mash everyting up together and then eat it. I don't think I could do that, but she has now started eating her food our way.
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@estherlou (5017)
• United States
12 Mar 07
My grown daughter is really bad sometimes about mixing everything up on her plate together into a kind of goulash. We just roll our eyes and shake our heads. She says its all going to get mixed up together anyway! LOL
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@freesoul (3023)
• Egypt
12 Mar 07
I do this sometimes, mixing things :) it taste nice you should try it lol Usually I eat in a kind of random rotation not finishing one thing at a time and can mix things sometimes like rice and vegetables or cheese and salads..
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@byfaithonly (10716)
• United States
11 Mar 07
I have a tendency to start with the thing I like most. When I was young it was Mom's rule you didn't eat all of one thing so this still flashes in my mind and I'll try to rotate around the plate but have to really fight wanting to eat my favorite first.
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• United States
11 Mar 07
Depends if I'm eating at home. If it's in a restaurant, I'll eat soup and salad first as usually that is how it is served. I tend to eat the main entree first whether at home or in a restaurant, then the side, such as veggies, and or rice or what have you in between bites.
@ElicBxn (60895)
• United States
11 Mar 07
Unless I'm in a resturant that serves the salad first, I eat my hot food while its hot. I do tend to start with the meat, or mix up the potato & grab a bit of that. I like a bite of this, a bite of that if I have a choice on my plate.
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@howard96h (11658)
• New York, New York
11 Mar 07
I move around and eat a little of everything. I don't enjoy it any other way.
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@Willowlady (10666)
• United States
11 Mar 07
It all depends on what I am eating. Sometimes I take a bite of the meat first and work my way around the plate. Sometimes I like the vegetables more and start there. I do tend to move about my plate to keep the tastes always new. I do like salad last. Then dessert if there is one.
@crazynurse (7489)
• United States
12 Mar 07
How do I eat my food....like a starved animal! Nah, just kidding! I try to use some decorum! I am one of those who immediately cuts a small bite of the meat. After tasting that I will go to the vegetables. I like to have my salad with my meal rather than before my meal. I have always been that way. I kind of take a bite of various things here and there. I don't eat all of one thing before moving on to another. I have a son who eats that way. He has eaten that way since he was small!
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@estherlou (5017)
• United States
12 Mar 07
Hubby brings home take out quite often. If we have salad, I tend to scarf down the salad first and then open the rest to eat. Then it doesn't matter. I'll eat a bite of this and then that until it's all gone.
@patootie (3593)
12 Mar 07
I generally like to 'mix' a bit of this and a bit of that on my fork ... although ever since I was a child I have always 'saved' until last the choicest piece of meat or vegetable .. I'm really not sure why I do this .. but I frequently end up with a little pile of 'best bits' to nibble at the end of a meal .. And I can still hear my dad saying I 'won't get any pudding until I've finished everthing on my plate' .. heheh !! Do you know even now I won't have a dessert unless I have eaten my main course .. heheh !!! Old habits die hard !
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• Philippines
12 Mar 07
well i eat fist teh appetizers then the soup and then the main curse and then the desert. after that i drink coffee.
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@reinydawn (11649)
• United States
12 Mar 07
I eat so fast, I really don't know how I eat what. I used to eat one thing at a time, but now I take a bit of something and then something else... One thing for sure though - I don't mix it all together on the plate, it has to stay separate from the other food.
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@14missy (3185)
• Australia
12 Mar 07
If it is a meat and three veg type meal, I eat a little of each on the fork together. A side salad gets dumped on the plate with my meal usually and eaten together also.
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@TerryZ (22083)
• United States
12 Mar 07
I start with a salad then eat my main meal. I take alittle of meat then alittle of potatoe and then vegetables. Yes it is silly.LOL
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• United States
12 Mar 07
I always eat a different bite of food each time until I get to dessert.
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@kgwat70 (13396)
• United States
11 Mar 07
I usually start with the main part of the meal, whether it is the meat or the pasta. I then work on the veggies and then the salad comes last. After the salad, comes the dessert. :-) That is an interesting question as I am sure people have different styles when eating their foods. I know some people like to start with dessert first. :-)
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@webeishere (36353)
• United States
11 Mar 07
I am a starch lover. Not healthy but oh well. HAHAHA! I tend to have a few slices of bread & butter or biscuits with my meal. Those disappear before the other foods get a chance to get cold. Then I play with my taters. Mashed & I add butter & the veggies into them. Baked or ortherwise I squish them with the fork then add butter to that mess. Then I wolf those down. By now everything else is cold so I eat a bite or two of meat & the veggies get tossed. But.....Then I have another biscuit or slice of bread. Go figure that last move. Now I need to wipe mt face. I'm drooling for dinner. Thanks for a great yet funny post. Funny in the means of hoping for some funny eating habits revealed here soon. HAPPY POSTINGS FROM GRANDPA BOB !!
• United States
11 Mar 07
I eat the meat first, then rice or potatoes then vegetables.
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@kurtbiewald (2628)
• United States
13 Mar 07
sort of mixing I think