What Food Is It? A Deep-Dive
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What Food Is It? A Deep-Dive

Every food is simply one of six options. Accept it.

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What Food Is It? A Deep-Dive
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There is this long-famed claim that each food is either a soup, salad, or sandwich. Frustrating? Yes. But I'd like to break it down a little further and get more specific. I believe each food is not one of three. Instead, it is one of six. Without further ado, here are the only possible options for your food.

1. Sandwich

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We'll start easy. Simply put, a sandwich is any food between two pieces of bread. Examples include sandwiches (of course), hamburgers, ice cream cookie sandwiches, ritz crackers, Oreo's, s'mores, and macrons.

2. Soup

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Soup is also simple, just as any liquid or soft substance served in a bowl or cup, toppings optional. Soups, cereal, ice cream sundaes, smoothies, milkshakes, salsa and oatmeal all qualify under soup.

3. Salad

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A salad is like a soup, but the dry ingredients incorporated are the true star that distances itself from our previous category. The dressing supports the dish rather than the other way around. Prime examples include popcorn, handfuls of candy, pasta with sauce, trail mix, mac and cheese, stir fry, and rice.

4. Taco

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A taco includes any food that is encompassed on three sides by an unbreaking piece of bread, rather than two distinct parts. Hot dogs, soup in a bread bowl, the now-famed salmon rice when it's scooped into seaweed, stuffed peppers, potato skins, and sub sandwiches are all, in fact, tacos.

5. Ravioli

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A ravioli is any food that is fully encompassed by another piece of food. Notable mentions include a wrap, a Reese's cup, a Pop-Tart, egg rolls, pies, and burritos - Accept it!!!

6. Toast

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Toast is anything open-faced and unenclosed that exists without being tossed together, and it often has toppings on top, like butter on toast. Cupcakes, pizza, meat with seasoning or sauce, baked potatoes, pancakes with syrup, donuts, and corn on the cob are perfect examples. If you're eating something without any seasoning or sauce at all, like an apple, per se, it is still toast, just simply plain.

Agree, disagree? I'd love to hear your thoughts and if you are curious on my fabulous takes or life overall, check out my other articles!

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