My late Dad was off of southern stock, so he was well-acquainted with various foods that northerners tend to shy away from. I’ve always remembered how he once told me, “I don’t care for pig liver. It tastes like pig shit smells.”
I guess there’s no accounting for taste. The author of “Foodie Paradise” states that the Singaporean pig liver soup pictured below – breakfast fare in that part of the world – was “delicious.”
The following story comes to me courtesy of JFinger at Fist of Blog. Good stuff, J, although you failed to note that the initials of Purdue University are, fittingly, P.U. Heh. I love unintentional irony.
Students sniff poop for science (and for pay)
Research seeks to improve odor emissions from farming operations
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN (AP) – Purdue University students are making some extra cash through a project that might turn some of their classmates’ stomachs — by sniffing livestock excrement.
Students earn $30 per session as they take whiffs of a variety of smells collected from barns filled with hogs, cows and chickens for odor research being conducted by Albert Heber, a Purdue professor of agricultural and biological engineering. (read more)
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