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You need not be apologetic, Rose. We're at our best when we appreciate differences, even when we don't understand them.
I know people who look at a beautiful sunset and notice that the clouds obscure the sun, who hold a newborn and think only of poopy diapers, who look at half a glass of beer and mourn the half that is gone. So I'm prepared to accept that you might look at a plate of scratch biscuits doused in steaming sawmill gravy and turn away in disgust. There are people like that.
Obviously you do not succumb to the olfactory and gustatory pleasures of the dish, so I need not list those; but you should pay attention to other positives. There are medicinal uses.
When I have a sore throat, I always treat it with biscuits and gravy -- the warm gravy is soothing to raw tissues, and the compliant bread is the perfect medium of application. Even when I think I might be coming down with throat issues in the next three or four weeks, I'll take a dose prophylactically. B&G is also a very effective treatment for anorexia, despite the side effects -- obesity, diabetes, heart disease.
But there are other important uses for biscuits. Put a piece of country-fried steak on one or a piece of sugar-cured ham and a slice of tomato. Use them to push the last of the okra and fried corn onto the fork. Or dress them with brown-sugar syrup and butter. With such a versatile provision, one could survive the Depression. Many did.
Nevertheless, I applaud your iconoclasm. Were it not for people like you, the bell curve would cease to curve, lose its extremes, and turn into a square blob with no meaning. And that's a service to our society, I think.
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