Do you like tofu?

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Do you like tofu?

vanilla&chocolate vanilla&chocolate
Even though I also love meat, I have always LOVED tofu. In fact, I make a rather delicious tofu stir-fry! How does everyone else feel about tofu?
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It's freaking awesome!
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30  (48%)
I hate it.
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12  (19%)
I'm indifferent.
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21  (33%)
I have to eat it for protein because I am a vegetarian, vegan, etc.
Total votes: 63
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04/03/2012
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humblepie humblepie
I don't love it, but I do like it if it's cooked a way I like. I don't care for it plain or in stir fry.
04/03/2012
powerandintent powerandintent
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Originally posted by humblepie
I don't love it, but I do like it if it's cooked a way I like. I don't care for it plain or in stir fry.
I'm kind of the same way. It all depends on how it's cooked.
04/03/2012
ghalik ghalik
I love it, especially fried.
04/03/2012
Mwar Mwar
I like it in miso soup.
04/03/2012
Kithara Kithara
It depends on how it is prepared, but yes, I generally like it.
04/03/2012
ksparkles16 ksparkles16
I generally like it too
04/03/2012
funluvinmama funluvinmama
I will eat it cooked in certain dishes. It has to be mixed with other flavors.
04/03/2012
Sex Positivity Sex Positivity
It's a great food.
04/03/2012
GONE! GONE!
I like it if it's prepared right in a good sauce.
04/03/2012
Master DarkWolf Master DarkWolf
I like it.
04/03/2012
DreamWolf DreamWolf
Quote:
Originally posted by Master DarkWolf
I like it.
Me too! ^^
04/03/2012
Allstars316 Allstars316
Ewww gross!
04/03/2012
underHim underHim
Yuck, icky ewww. (There goes my five year old inner self again)
04/03/2012
padmeamidala padmeamidala
Quote:
Originally posted by vanilla&chocolate
Even though I also love meat, I have always LOVED tofu. In fact, I make a rather delicious tofu stir-fry! How does everyone else feel about tofu?
depends on the way it's cooked.
04/03/2012
Beck Beck
I have never eaten it, but I don't think I want to.
04/03/2012
garylangworthy420 garylangworthy420
ive been trying to cook tofu for like 4 years, but i can never make it quite the way chinese restaurants do
04/03/2012
Ciao. Ciao.
I'm not a vegetarian/vegan, but I love tofu.

I do think a lot of people just don't like it because of how it was prepared. Tofu is by nature a little slimy and oddly textured (though I personally don't mind it), but if you sweat it a bit to get the moisture out and then cook it correctly it can be nice and firm and has a nice texture that works in a lot of dishes (though admittedly it works best for me in Asian dishes that have a sauce that it can absorb).

When I cook it at home I usually let it sweat for about an hour or two between some paper towels to lower the moisture, and then I will fry it in some kind of vegetable oil until the outside is nicely browned and almost a little crispy. I find that about a 1/2" to 1/4" is about the best thickness for a piece. Then I will add it to a dish like I would any other meat.
04/03/2012
Nora Nora
I'm not truly "indifferent", but I'm also not in love/hate with it either.
04/03/2012
RomanticGoth RomanticGoth
I love tofu. I'm not a vegan/vegetarian, but I love it. I fry it or put it in curry and soups. Stir-frys are good, too.

I like making flourless chocolate cakes with it.
04/03/2012
Positwist Positwist
I love tofu. I'm a vegetarian, but that has nothing to do with liking tofu.
04/03/2012
Various Various
YES! I love it. I love how versatile it is.
04/03/2012
Red Vinyl Kitty Red Vinyl Kitty
Quote:
Originally posted by Ciao.
I'm not a vegetarian/vegan, but I love tofu.

I do think a lot of people just don't like it because of how it was prepared. Tofu is by nature a little slimy and oddly textured (though I personally don't mind it), but if you sweat ...
Yes! This! I had a hard time cooking tofu until I found out that if you squeeze it first, it's got a much better texture. I do the same thing you do with the paper towels, but I place a heavy book on top of the tofu. I change the paper towels once per half hour, for about an hour and a half. Squeezing changes the texture and makes it SO much better, I think. Although, what flavors you add to it change it too. I love how versatile it is.
04/03/2012
Caus Caus
I've never tried it but I'm very curious as to how it tastes.
04/03/2012
Dawn (Lilac Distraction) Dawn (Lilac Distraction)
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Originally posted by Red Vinyl Kitty
Yes! This! I had a hard time cooking tofu until I found out that if you squeeze it first, it's got a much better texture. I do the same thing you do with the paper towels, but I place a heavy book on top of the tofu. I change the paper towels ...
That's actually what I use my cookbooks for. I've have a huge Southern Living one my grandmother gave me for Christmas (same one when my mom got me a Magic Bullet and boyfriend got me a Crock Pot. I think they were trying to tell me something ). My roommate is a vegetarian, so I end up preparing and eating a lot of vegetarian dishes.

I made some General Tso's tofu when I had some non-veg friends over and they went nuts for it. The secret for a more chicken-like texture is to press it, cut it into small cubes or strips (I usually cube it before pressing so more moisture can escape) and then freeze it. This method removes more of the moisture and condenses the texture. Then I grabbed one of those packs of General Tso's sauce mix. Breaded and pan fried up the tofu with an egg and corn starch mixture, then dumped it in the sauce. It was perfect!
04/03/2012
aliceinthehole aliceinthehole
Quote:
Originally posted by vanilla&chocolate
Even though I also love meat, I have always LOVED tofu. In fact, I make a rather delicious tofu stir-fry! How does everyone else feel about tofu?
tofu - yummo.

04/03/2012
mmike1900 mmike1900
Fried, steamed, sauteed, boiled in soup; I'll eat it in a variety of ways with a variety of other foods.
04/03/2012
sktb0007 sktb0007
Tofu is really excellent!
04/03/2012
CindyH CindyH
don't like it
04/03/2012
Checkmate Checkmate
Depends on how it is prepared. I have had some in a soup which was awful. I have also had some in some type of Chinese meal that I rather enjoyed,,,so I voted indifferent.
04/03/2012
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