Taking a little break...
...so, of course I caught Kelly Ripa on Monday morning before going out for potato pancakes with eggs!
Christian Slater was the guest host (although I should be in that chair) and he spoke about going out to a restaurant and trying new foods.
He tried tripe..
...and hated it.
Well, Christian, I've been there.
Dad and John, for sure, and Uncle Jim and possibly Jim...
I did try it.
Now, of course, Dad made it with his sauce...so it smelled great.
But it was like chewing on rubber.
Whenever I think of tripe I go back in my mind a whole bunch of years.
Mom and the girls were gone. It was just Dad and the boys.
"I'll make tripe," Dad said.
They knew I was out.
Jim and John were in.
Jeff was on the fence, but like me, he wanted to like it.
He was only about 5 years old.
He took a forkful and promptly spit it across the table.
We all laughed.
Lucky there was plenty of pasta left.
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