Eight Meats That Will Make You Go Vegetarian
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|Butchering up good taste.|
8. Potted meat
This is the canned food product that survivors find stashed in some bomb shelter in postapocalyptic movies. Besides the name (which we guess was developed before the advent of marketing), the ingredients list is also unappetizing: beef stomach, mechanically separated chicken, beef hearts, and beef and pork fatty tissue.
|Who's tasting whom?|
Woody Allen once remarked of a cow's tongue that he never wanted to taste something that was tasting him back. Sounds logical. Tongue can be pickled or boiled and is commonly used in sandwiches (dare we say open-face sandwiches).
Again, another unappetizing name. This sausage is a traditional Scottish dish and is made of sheep's lungs, liver, and heart. We're guessing this is part of what led to the stigma that the UK knows little about good food.
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|Stomach to stomach.|
The lining of cow's or pig's stomach is eaten across the globe. There are actually three linings of the stomach, but the one most commonly put into our own stomachs resembles a honeycomb or, if you prefer, the skin of some alien creature. It's often cut up and served in stew.