10 Acquired Tastes


Singer Tori Amos once said, "I know I'm an acquired taste. I'm anchovies. And not everybody wants those hairy little things." We agree! About the anchovies, anyway, not about Amos -- she's fine.

Some people won't let anchovies within 3 feet of their pizza, and some people just love them. Anchovies have a very strong, very salty fish flavor. You might hate the taste of them on their own, but anchovy paste actually does add a lot of flavor to certain dishes, like Caesar salad. By the way, did you know that anchovies aren't really hairy? Those "hairs" are actually bones. Yikes.

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