I hated mushrooms…
When I was four and I wrote in my journal, “I lik all food excip mushroms.”
Family members would say, “But, they’re really good in this dish.” Or, “Maybe you’ll like them this year.”
Every year or so, I’d try them, and I’d gag, reaffirming my decision that I hated mushrooms.
But, then, about eight years ago, I decided to give mushrooms another try. My oldest kid had a lot of food allergies and after seeing all the foods that would make him sick, I decided it was silly that I was holding out on one food because of a decision I made when I was four.
And, I still hated them. Slimy, tasting of dirt, with a smell that just epitomized everything yucky.Read More