||[Feb. 12th, 2016|11:27 am]
What is the best kind of starch?
I saw someone on Twitter conducting this poll, and it struck me as the most important question of our time.
wait I thought corn was a vegetable??
I thought the same thing when I saw the Twitter poll, but in doing some reading, apparently corn is starchy enough that it gets lumped into this category. I guess that makes sense considering cornmeal, tortillas, etc. As a New Englander, I think of johnnycakes.
I never met a potato I didn't like.
Potatoes are both good and versatile, although my vote went to bread.
Rice and potatoes are SUCH a waste of carbs! BUT, you forgot pasta!
(I have had rice like, two times in four weeks in Singapore, noodles basically everyday)
I couldn't remember if it was a starch! That along with the corn question suggests deep methodological flaws with this survey.
I'm surprised no one has voted for rice!
I am also surprised by that! Here I was with my bread vote, all prepared to be like "shameless typical westerner here," but...no shame required.
I'm just going to out myself now and say that I voted for rice. Shameless Asian American here.
I am shocked at such little love for rice, and for so much pro-potato sentiment.
God, I'm dumb. I read this as "substance to use as thickening agent" and not as "food to eat that is starchy." Bread confused me, but I think you can make dumplings out of them, so I figured that was good enough.
Even though I am dumb, I'm still sticking with my answer of corn. Someone has to be the Midwestern farmer's daughter around here.
I appreciate your commitment to Midwestern values. I'm surprised more people didn't opt for corn. It has so many uses.
This is actually a fascinating survey. I wish more people would take it. I was in the boring bread column, too, though I like potatoes very much. I like rice with indian food, but not really otherwise. And despite delicious tamales and homemade tortillas, and grits, I'm not too into corn.