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Bizarre tastes.

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I remember the first time I had anchovies on a pizza.

It was many, many, many years ago.  I can't remember the year.  It was at the Godfather's in Richland, I believe; an Arby's is there now.  I was with my father, and I begged for a small pizza with just anchovies on them, for I was very curious to see what the fuss was all about.  He suggested I should get one other topping I was sure I liked, so that there was a likely chance I'd eat it.  Ok, pepperoni it was.

I can still remember him making faces as I happily scarfed it down.

Fast forward to last night.  We were at Hubby's, and we got my favorite "Hubby's Down Under Wunder Blunder" with pineapple, green peppers, backbacon, shrimp and I forget what else– and I saw that they had oysters and anchovies as "side orders".  Well, I thought that they would be just on the side, separate, by themselves.  I was a bit surprised when they put it on a small "peewee" sized pizza.  Oh well, that was just fine.

I can still remember Cimmy making faces as I happily scarfed about half of it down.

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4 thoughts on “Bizarre tastes.

  1. I tried anchovies a couple of times, a number of years ago, and they were much better than I had anticipated. I'd put them on pizza now, but since moving to the Northeast I've been on a cheese-only pizza diet. In the Midwest you want lots of toppings on a thick crust, and that's ok…BUT, in the Northeast, greasy, thin, garlicy and topped only with cheese is the only way to go. 🙂 I bet Cimmy was pretty cute when she was making faces! Haha!

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  2. Even worse, we offered our daughter an opportunity to try it. She agreed and only bit into her piece before making a face, putting it down and refusing to finish it. Jak scarfed this down, too. I later asked our princess what her favorite pizza toppings would be and she responded "anything except anchovies."

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  3. Hey, whatever works !!

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  4. Yipes! I've never had anything on a pizza toher than the cheese and tomato, and herbs. Trying to imagine the combinations of flavors…

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