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Do You Save Your Favorite Part of a Dish for Last?

The other day DearSugar told me how she always saves her favorite part of a dish for last. For example, when she eats her daily salad at lunch she eats her favorite part — the protein last. I confessed that I do the same! I love making my last bite be the best tasting. How about you?


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tinacolada tinacolada 8 years
Always always always! You want to end on a good note.
looseseal looseseal 8 years
My friends think it's funny and "cute" that I save the best for last. But come on, saving the best for last just makes sense! Hee. Yeah, except when someone poaches your food or waitstaff takes it away from you before you're done. It's almost enough to make me cry. Haha.
arcticpuppet arcticpuppet 8 years
I save my favorite pieces of sushi for last, salmon or tuna (depending on the quality of course!). But for everyday things, usually bits of my favorite, then next favorite, etc. I like everything to be of equal amounts, like symmetric and everything!
milosmommy milosmommy 8 years
I'm one of the weird one's that eats one item at a time and I do save my favortie part for last. Also I'm like PinkPrincess, I don't like my food to touch and I don't drink anything until my food is gone. I have something wrong with me mentally I'm sure. lol
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
i actually alternate a bit so that i make sure i'm getting a bit of what i love throughout the meal. it's weird - but i'll do it in sections so that there are little bits of the best and worst of the dish.
verily verily 8 years
I usually save my favorite aspect of the meal as a last bite. I'm also bad about eating all the wheat bits out of Lucky Charms and saving the marshmallows for last.
katrinawrites katrinawrites 8 years
Since I could chew, I would eat "around" my sandwich--going through the crust and edges first so I'm left with the meat-and-cheese-filled middle. Yum!
KWM KWM 8 years
I don't, I always eat the good stuff first, but my husband always cuts off the pointy part of his last piece of pizza to eat as his very last bite. I think it's pretty cute.
Deadly-Lemur Deadly-Lemur 8 years
I had never given it any thought before, but I definitely save the best part for last a lot of the time. And if there's something I don't really like, but will still eat because it's good for me, I eat it first to get it over with. I also eat my sandwiches from around the edges, crust first and then the middle. So much better. Nothing worse than the last part of a sandwich being nothing but a mouthful of bread.
lamicmic lamicmic 8 years
i eat meals in a specific order-i just can't help it breakfast has to go fruit then coffee then cereal lunch is veggies followed by a sandwich and at dinner i eat all my veggies first and then alternate bites between starch and protein-unless i'm having salad, which i eat last i'm weird, i know
aylee aylee 8 years
I save the best for last! I just want to get the not-the-best stuff out of the way. My friends think it's weird, but it's nice to know that most of the YumSugar readers do the same thing! But after reading sillygirl's comment, I'm thinking of changing now. I'm the same way, even though I'm full I still eat the rest of the food coz they're the best ones. That's not good if I'm trying to lose weight!
insanitypepper insanitypepper 8 years
I always get the pesky foods that I don't like but that I know are good for me out of the way first.
msdyanelk msdyanelk 8 years
Just EAT already!
vivosergirl vivosergirl 8 years
I thought I was weird for trying to make that last bite the most delicious one! Apparently not... When I eat sandwiches on sliced bread, I take bites around and have the crust first, and work my way in to the center where all the components of the filling are bound to be present.
Lambsauce Lambsauce 8 years
Yep... I save the best for last, too. It always comes back to bite me in the butt, though--for example, when I'm out with my parents for chicken wings, I'll save the biggest, most sauce-soaked wing for last... but then my mom or dad will decide they want one of my wings, and guess which one they grab? D'oh.
Lynne Lynne 8 years
Worst is first, best is last!
fashion4ward fashion4ward 8 years
Of course, I have for as long as I can remember!
peachesmel9 peachesmel9 8 years
More importantly, can anyone identify that tasty looking morsel in the picture?? WANT.
Cebca Cebca 8 years
Yes, I do, but I have to be careful because sometimes I save a delicious bite and then my boyfriend (who eats about 1000000x faster than i do) will get bored and decide he isn't full and swipe my deliciousness off my plate. So now I try to eat it somewhere in the middle as an insurance policy.
brookrene brookrene 8 years
poor caterpillargirl! that's a funny story though, because that's EXACTLY how i would react! HA!
Jude-C Jude-C 8 years
I'm such a baby. I always eat my favorite bits first.
RocknBabe RocknBabe 8 years
If I saved the best for last, I would eat the entire plate no matter what it is! Because of this, my 'method' is to eat them all a little bit at the time. If I am satisfied, I don't eat the rest... even if it's my favorite!
pinkprincess1101 pinkprincess1101 8 years
and to add to the weirdness i will not take a sip of my drink until all my food is gone
Francoisehardly Francoisehardly 8 years
I do but it's not the best bit. It's whatever item I like best. Sometimes I even have a dessert first because I want the flavor of the actual meal in my mouth last.
supercoolnat supercoolnat 8 years
Yes! My husband always makes fun of the way I am so strategic when I eat. Especially the way I have to "study" a burger or sandwich before taking the next bit.
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