Top Ten Pet Peeves About Food

Puga

The Top Ten

1 When the ice cream is too hard

I have to stab it a few times to scoop it!

Yess I hate this, it's so annoying because you are trying to shovel some in your bowl but it's like the ice age in there! - ToptenPizza

Yeah... I hate this... - TheFourthWorld

2 When the top of the Oreo won't come off

And when it does, some of the black remains stuck to the cream. - Puga

Yeah. The icing gets everywhere except for off the cookie

3 A hidden ingredient which you can't stomach
4 When meat is only cooked on the outside

I eat medium-rare, medium, and medium-well sometimes. I prefer my meat well-done, though.

I like my meat rare - Lunala

5 When the banana is stringy

Just peel it from the opposite end - CameronBinder

Yeah, if I could be healthy without my banana dangling, that'd be great. - Puga

6 Apple slices going brown
7 When the sticker won't come off the fruit

Than just eat it like I do

8 When you either have too many dips or chips

The Absolute Worst And Even Worse Is When It's Spicy And You Don't Have Enough Soda To Cool Your Mouth Down - FettiMC

Makes me cry.

9 Grease

Every time I eat fried food I have to roll it up in a paper towel and soak up all the excess grease/oil. It's disgusting!

I hate grease, especially when I need to open something after eating a greasy food then I have to awkwardly ask my friend to open it but if my greasy fingers have already touched the package it is greasy so my friend can’t open it then I have to go to my locker and get scissors. - Alapisboy

10 When the chocolate melts too quick

That's the worst! When it melts onto my fingers, I either get a napkin or lick the chocolate off. But then I have to use the chocolate wrapper to eat it or else my fingers will get dirty again.

True. - Lucy1402

The Newcomers

? People who bite cheese sticks
? Cold pizza

The Contenders

11 When a wing or leg is 80% bone

Whenever I order food, I'd might as well walk up to the front counter and ask for a heap of left over bones. - Emberflight_of_StormClan

I'm also on your side because I ordered chicken wings and got chicken bones. Boneless wings are tough to find also.

This should be in the top ten. I ordered buffalo WINGS, not bufallo bones! - PizzaGuy

12 When it spreads all over your face
13 When you pour a bowl of cereal only to find there's no milk

Something so infuriating I made a vine about it - Puga

14 Not having enough yoghurt
15 When people talk about disgusting stuff during mealtime
16 Ice cream that melts too fast

Why is too hard and cold ice cream so high. I think melty ice cream is actually gross and not too refeshing!

17 When the cookie is too big for the milk

That happened to me before so many times, I had to break the cookie in half every single time. - Pegasister12

You can just break the cookie into parts and then dip it in the milk... what a concept - Alapisboy

18 Your ice-cream is too soft
19 When meat gets stuck between your teeth

Or any food in general.

20 Squished raspberries
21 When you chew into cartilage
22 When you find a random tough bit on your ham

So annoying! My dad's friend says I waste food, but no, actually, I just throw out 80% of the steak, which is all covered in FAT. I'll be eating peacefully, when I suddenly choke on a chunk the size of Texas. - Emberflight_of_StormClan

So annoying, with any meat! I try to eat mt meat regularly, but that out of place piece... UGGH! - Turkeyasylum

23 Not spicy enough

The problem is being too spicy! I try not to order spicy

What that's a good thing

24 When calamari, fries or prawns are under-salted
25 When it smells good and tastes bad

That's why I don't eat candles. - Solacress

I think I’m gonna end up getting a lot of hate for this but I think pancakes taste horrible but I love the smell of it. - 3DG20

Don't worry, most people, including me, will accept your opinion. - Solacress

26 When it's so good you can't stop eating it

I'm like this with pineapple, then the bromelain tongue kicks in... - Entranced98

Especially if it’s not even healthy. - 3DG20

I have this problem with Oreos, it says to eat 3 but there too good 😫 - Alapisboy

27 Hair on your food

Oh god- anything but that! - Iamcool

That’s just disgusting! - 3DG20

28 When a popcorn kernel gets stuck in your throat

So uncomfortable and hard to get rid of.

Or your teeth

29 When it smells bad and tastes good

Oh no

How am I supposed to know if I will like something I probably would when I refuse to try it because I can’t stand the smell? - 3DG20

30 When you want to see how many licks it takes to devour a tootsie pop and accidentally bite it
31 When it's so good, but it's probably not even food.

I should probably stop eating my candle now. - Solacress

32 Cereal with dry strawberries in it
33 When your burger or sandwich falls apart

Toothpicks help solve this issue

34 When it tastes good as a flavour in some foods, but not alone or in other foods

Exactly how I feel about peanuts. - 3DG20

35 When you suddenly gag or want to vomit after eating certain foods

Once many years ago, I ate a really soft/overripe banana and I started retching. I didn't vomit, thank goodness.

To this day I still can't stand overripe bananas.

Oh yeah, when I stuff a whole orange into my mouth, I feel like throwing up for the rest of the day. - Solacress

36 When you eat a certain food one day and then get suspected food poisoning symptoms the next

In Nov 2010 I got diarrhea, fever, nausea, and vomiting after having homemade soup.

In Jan 2013 I suffered from diarrhea after eating hot and sour soup my dad brought home.

Once I got a fever after eating Pizza hut, and last month I got explosive poop (not diarrhea) from Burger King.

They all may be caused by either me eating too much food or a stomach virus, but I'm not 100 sure...

37 Where you're eating something then realized that it was expired/moldy

I have eaten tons of moldy/expired food over the years. Mostly I ate expired food, but sometimes I find mold in my food and was unaware while I was eating it. My parents think that it will kill me, but I am still alive.

38 Flies/bugs in your soup
39 When you put food out and the flies eat it before you do
40 When you are eating and you bite on a bone/rock
41 When the meat is too fat
42 When you eat something and you feel your teeth moving

This is why I cut up food into bite sized pieces before eating them sometimes. I don't want to break my teeth!

43 When you accidentally swallowed bone
44 When you find a squishy grape
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1. A hidden ingredient which you can't stomach
2. Apple slices going brown
3. Ice cream that melts too fast
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1. When meat is only cooked on the outside
2. When the ice cream is too hard
3. When the banana is stringy
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1. When you either have too many dips or chips
2. When the top of the Oreo won't come off
3. When the banana is stringy
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