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A Story by ARNY BAILEY

This is so funny...and validating! My wife thinks I'm exaggerating when I spout off on the vile weed. Well, now there's some justification for my ranting all these years.

I grew up in South...



A Story by Lucas Elliott

On my thirteenth birthday my grandparents promised to take me out for dinner at a Thai restaurant-- spicy Thai food is my favourite! We went and ordered dishes and dishes of food to pass around, all d...



A Story by Lori

Can I just start by saying what a relief this all is? It's like a veritable group-therapy session. I can't even tell you how many people have looked at me beyond sideways when I say I cannot stand cil...



A Story by Paul J.

I was a sophomore in college in Ann Arbor. It was late and I was starving. My roommate's girlfriend was cooking for all of us and was making cheese enchiladas. I thought to myself, "I love cheese...



A Story by Don Koch

I moved to California from Ohio a very long time ago. I love food. Some people eat to live, I live to eat. For years I had a love/hate relationship with Mexican food. The Taco Bell stuff was, at best,...



A Story by Lyndy

I will never forget the first time I tasted cilantro. I was 20 years old and was in Dallas eating downtown at a Mexican food restaurant. They brought out the chips and salsa and everyone decided to di...



A Story by Pam

The first time it happened I was at a mexican restaurant with my family. The waiter brought the chips and salsa. We were all digging in but after one bite I got the soap taste. I decided it was a f...



A Story by Shannon

I was at a "hot spot" in Ann arbor, MI. The only items that looked good on the menu were the mexican items. There were no ingredients listed, no mention of cilantro in the description. For a...



A Story by Ron Engle

I lived 40 years before I encountered cilantro, then I visited a Thai restaurant. I thought for a long time I was just being finicky. But I do gag on cilantro. And I mean this in a medical sense. When...



A Story by Ni

It was in Portugal about 12 years ago at a restaurant. I ordered a sea-food + rice dish. It was looking great with that "green" on top, thinking it was parsley. I am the type of person who e...



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I wanted to learn how to cook. More than anything I wanted to be a wiz in the kitchen. I made chicken-lime soup as a test for my first real meal. The final ingredient, a pinch of cilantro on top of ea...



A Story by Ginger Tannery

I must admit to all "I used to eat cilantro" There it is.. out now... But one day eating it.. I felt different.. off.. The next time.. again different.. off.. The next time.. without pro...



A Story by Kathy

I will never, ever, ever forget my first taste of Cilantro. It was way back when I was a young girl of eight, an innocent child still, and my mother took me to a Russian friends place (near the Russia...



A Story by Kay

I've lived in Texas all my life and have fought the cilantro battle for many years. I recall the first time I ran into it was at a restaurant names ZuZu in Dallas back in the mid-eighties and since t...



A Story by LeighAnn

I became aware of my cilantro "allergy"/deep-seated, pathological hatred rather gradually. Over the years in my early twenties during the salsa movement introduction I began to notice a ste...



A Story by Virginia

I went to the grocery store and decided to try a new salad mix. I decided on the baby herb mix. I even tried a new salad recipe. As soon as I took my first bite of this beautiful looking dish, I imm...



A Story by DefLepRox

UGH!!! My first experience with cilantro...in all fairness, i had probably had cilantro before, in a salsa, or perhaps a burrito, could taste it there, but had no idea what it was, until i went to a t...



A Story by Maureen

Several years ago,we were having friends over for a visit and my husband prepared fresh salsa which apparently had fresh cilantro in it. He asked me to taste it before everyone came over to see if it...



A Story by Candomarty

I hadn't encountered cilantro until about 25 years ago (I was 30) and went to a Vietnamese restaurant with my girlfriend at the time. We had an appetizer that was mostly raw cilantro, and moments aft...



A Story by Joanna

We had just moved to South Dakota and one day while shopping we stopped and got a couple of burritoes to go. I was starving and couldn't wait to unwrap my food.
At first I did smell something &...



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