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to think some food tastes better overcooked?

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Thisnamechanger Tue 26-Mar-19 14:04:27

broccoli (esp if covered in butter)
long grain rice
spaghetti (ditto butter)

grin AIBU?

LiquoriceLane Tue 26-Mar-19 14:05:19

YANBU. I love my asparagus roasted to death.

TheQueef Tue 26-Mar-19 14:05:47

Bacon.
I hate insipid flabby undercooked bacon.
I want it cremated.

Thisnamechanger Tue 26-Mar-19 14:06:32

TheQueef with burnt salty bits

YesQueen Tue 26-Mar-19 14:06:32

@TheQueef YES!
also crumpets, roast potatoes and sausages

Thisnamechanger Tue 26-Mar-19 14:07:01

crumpets need three gos in the toaster in my house

elizabethdraper Tue 26-Mar-19 14:07:10

Crispy cheeseshock

Treaclesweet Tue 26-Mar-19 14:07:32

Macaroni or cauliflower cheese. Best bits are always the burnt edges.
YABVVVU r.e brocalli though.

Kedgeree Tue 26-Mar-19 14:07:53

Sausages.
Lamb and duck, can't stand either of them "pink".

Bluntness100 Tue 26-Mar-19 14:08:29

Totally, I quite like my veggies a bit soggy, bacon needs to be done to a crisp as does anything cheesy,,,🤣

Kedgeree Tue 26-Mar-19 14:08:51

Toast. Warmed bread is not toast.

SauvingnonBlanketyBlanc Tue 26-Mar-19 14:08:54

Sausages
Bacon
Cheese
Pizza

BobbinThreadbare123 Tue 26-Mar-19 14:09:01

Potatoes. Can't stand hard potatoes. Give me a cooked to death jacket spud over a just cooked one any day!

Kedgeree Tue 26-Mar-19 14:10:06

Scrambled eggs - I make mine bouncy. DH likes them sloppy <boak>.

Thisnamechanger Tue 26-Mar-19 14:10:25

YABVVVU r.e brocalli though

Haha I thought I probably was; reminds me of that quote from Zadie Smith's White teeth:

"“Where I come from," said Archie, "a bloke likes to get to know a girl before he marries her."
"Where you come from it is customary to boil vegetables until they fall apart. This does not mean," said Samad tersely, "that it is a good idea.” "

GoldenHour Tue 26-Mar-19 14:10:29

Before even clicking on this thread I was thinking broccoli ha.

LiquoriceLane Tue 26-Mar-19 14:11:11

The almost burned bits of cakes are lovely.

TheQueef Tue 26-Mar-19 14:11:54

Bubble and squeak.
I micro mine to steaming hot before frying just so I get the crust on the bottom. Anything else is just mash and veg.

BaronessBomburst Tue 26-Mar-19 14:14:27

Crumpets have to have a hard, crunchy top and a squidgy middle, and so much butter that it runs everyehere when you bite them.

Crockof Tue 26-Mar-19 14:16:42

Agree! Esp crumpets, broccoli and bacon

Toast is tricky... Agree not warmed bread yuk but also not burnt

GoldenHour Tue 26-Mar-19 14:18:05

Broccoli cheese bake with bacon bits, obliterate the lot 🤤

Kobea Tue 26-Mar-19 14:19:58

Bacon
Lasagne
Toasties

Doghorsechicken Tue 26-Mar-19 14:20:18

I second the almost burnt parts of cake. DM used to make cakes as a sideline whilst we were young and if she ever over cooked one it went to DB & I. Love overcooked cake!!

BlooperReel Tue 26-Mar-19 14:21:09

Yes! Brussel sprouts I roast in the oven with bacon bits and butter, when they have smoky black bits on top they are done grin

Potato wedges, need to be a bit crispy for me.
Bacon - the fat needs to be crisp.
Steak - I get called a heathen but cannot abide too much pink.
Cauliflower cheese - best when a bit crispy on top.

LiquoriceLane Tue 26-Mar-19 14:26:47

Yes to Brussels sprouts. Actually make that all roasted veg.

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