My housemate’s mom likes to clip coupons. A lot. So much so that she has too much food for her own house, and sends the overflow to us. This has been challenging for me, because there is a ton of food to eat, but not much variety, and not things that I am necessarily used to cooking with.
When I was younger I didn’t like tomatoes, except in the most processed forms (pasta sauce, pizza etc). Since then I’ve grown to really enjoy tomatoes, and like cooking with them. Sadly, I rarely am afforded the opportunity as my best friend has a tomato-intolerance. Since she can’t eat them, we don’t keep them around and my tomato-intake is greatly diminished. (I have considered ending our friendship over this, but she puts up with my eggplant-intolerance, so I guess I can’t).