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13 January 2011 @ 10:13 pm
finger foods  
When you were little, did you like to put black olives and/or raspberries on your fingers like bizarre press-on nails and then eat them one by one?

Now that you're older and have grotesquely overgrown fingers, olives and raspberries don't really work as well. What do you use instead of olives and raspberries?
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Brother Claymore of Desirable Mindfulness: lunch?lifecollage on January 14th, 2011 03:17 am (UTC)
Bigger olives. Lychees after you've sucked the pit out. More, but I'm sleepy....
Stephghislaine on January 14th, 2011 03:18 am (UTC)
Oranges. When you can pull out that center rind piece, it fits nicely on an adult sized finger!
Michael Grasso: too many choicesmgrasso on January 14th, 2011 03:18 am (UTC)
Bugles make mad-cool claws. :D
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Blue Gargantuabluegargantua on January 14th, 2011 04:15 am (UTC)

OMG YES!!!!

Black olives all the way!

I am totally doing this with you this weekend! Remind me if I forget!

Olive Fingers!
Tom
ruthless compassion: laughteraroraborealis on January 14th, 2011 04:15 am (UTC)
You bring the olives!
KissofLife: Cuz I grew up on currants!!kissoflife on January 14th, 2011 10:26 am (UTC)
In his pants?? !

hee. There need to be olives. *nods* I may help get olives and lychees there. *g*
the independent republic of nopantsistanfraterrisus on January 14th, 2011 04:33 am (UTC)
I totally used to do this with black olives.

I don't remember my hands being small enough to do it with raspberries – and my parents have raspberries in their backyard, so we had raspberries a lot :) (But actually, maybe that's the point, that we had wild raspberries which tend to be much smaller.)
mirandamissionista on January 14th, 2011 05:07 am (UTC)
I loved doing this with black olives.

Nowadays, calamari and/or whole baby squid works well, and black olives still on my smaller fingers.
whynotkaywhynotkay on January 14th, 2011 05:24 am (UTC)
Have you stuck whole baby squid on your fingers recently and I've missed it????? I think I might love you.
mirandamissionista on January 14th, 2011 06:06 pm (UTC)
It wasn't very recent, so you didn't miss it. And don't you love me anyway? *sobs*
whynotkaywhynotkay on January 14th, 2011 11:11 pm (UTC)
Um um um um...
The Great Laurenhatsbylaurenhat on January 14th, 2011 05:48 am (UTC)
Black olives, yes! I've never stopped.

I must admit that I've never quite gotten the knack of doing it reliably without biting my fingers. I'm too enthusiastic in my eating. (Could be clumsiness, but I prefer the first attribution. *grin*)
Coscos on January 14th, 2011 05:48 am (UTC)
Neither of those, but my brother and I had a whole game around putting onion flavored bisli on our fingers and eating them one by one. I miss bisli. The stuff they make for export that you can buy in a few places in the US isn't nearly as flavorful.
Chancemiss_chance on January 14th, 2011 06:21 am (UTC)
My sister and I used Bugle Snacks.

Because they are conical, they fit a wide variety of finger-sizes from child to adult.
Misanthropic extrovert: switchdbang on January 14th, 2011 06:45 pm (UTC)
Pretty girls.
Mouseketeer Stigmatatrom on January 14th, 2011 10:08 pm (UTC)
olives
bugles
onion rings
cinnabarinecinnabarine on January 18th, 2011 01:18 am (UTC)
Marshmallows!