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Old 04-14-2014, 12:12 AM   #7
shcirerf
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For me, after awhile, it became a mind set. Since I have no idea what went into this food, or how it was prepared, or the sanitation of the preparer, I'm much more wary of the pot luck/party foods.

This does not mean that all of those foods are bad, I've just gotten more picky/particular about the food presented.

I tend to lean towards dishes that have only 2 to 4 ingredients that I can identify. Casseroles, things like cole slaw, potato salad, macaroni salad, taco salad, anything, that I cannot disect or identify a few simple ingredients, I try so stay away from.

This does not mean that I do not now and then, eat some of these foods, because I do, but, I'm mindful to pick only one or two, in small portions, and otherwise stick to things I can actually identify!
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