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cherrypop cherrypop 7 years
designerel, my parents taught me the same too! But just like GlowingMoon, I am much more able to clean my plate at home than at restaurants because of the proportions. I usually share an entree with my younger brother and split it 65-35 between the both of us when eating out at restaurants; that way, no food goes to waste.
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
Course!
MegN MegN 7 years
The clean plate club? I never heard of that lol
designerel designerel 7 years
Oh yes, I always clean my plate... within reason. I'd never force myself to finish if I am geniunely full. There is an old Chinese superstition that the more grains of rice you leave in your bowl at the end of the meal, the more pimples you have. Silly, but that's what my parents told me when I was young and it always stuck with me. Totally untrue though, of course.
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 7 years
At home, I do clean my plate. That's because I have appropriate portions. I can't say the same about restaurant servings.
GScott86 GScott86 7 years
People leave food on their plate? I can't leave a rice grain on my plate or it'll drive me nuts.
miss-malone miss-malone 7 years
I usually do... I eat very healthy, balanced portions though so I enjoy it :)
simplyfab87 simplyfab87 7 years
I always feel the need to finish everything on my plate. Its kinda sad sometimes but I can't help it.
pippins_halfling pippins_halfling 7 years
I still feel that way more often than not. My dad gets in my head like that.
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