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an explosion of flavor!The reaction of the taste buds and the associated explosion of pleasant, sweet, toothsome, rewarding, overwhelming pleasurable response to food, drink or sweetmeats, desserts etc.Rate it:

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blow chunksTo vomit chunks of undigested food.Rate it:

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breakfast of championsAn ironic appellation for beer, junk food, or other foods implied to be unhealthy.Rate it:

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bun fightA formal party or other social gathering, especially one at which food is served.Rate it:

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burn to a crispTo burn very badly (usually in reference to food).Rate it:

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chicken feedFood given to poultry.Rate it:

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chopped liverA Jewish food made by frying liver and onions in schmaltz.Rate it:

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consume mass quantitiesTo eat or drink abundant amounts of food or beverage.Rate it:

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cookedOf food, that has been prepared by cooking.Rate it:

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dish upTo serve cooked food.Rate it:

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eat like a horseto consume a large amount of foodRate it:

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eat one's own dog foodTo test the beta programs that are in the test phase on one's own computers; to dogfood.Rate it:

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eat one's own dog foodTo use or consume the economic goods or services that oneself is producing; to be part of a closed household economy.Rate it:

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eat someone out of house and homeTo consume such a portion of one's store of food that little is left for the owner.Rate it:

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eat your face offto eat huge quantities of delicious food for the pure joy of eatingRate it:

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feed a cold, starve a feverEating more will cure the common cold, and eating less will cure a fever.1887, J. H. Whelan, "The Treatment of Colds.", The Practitioner, vol. 38, pg. 180:"Feed a cold, starve a fever." There is a deal of wisdom in the first part of this advice. A person with a catarrh should take an abundance of light nutritious food, and some light wine, but avoid spirits, and above all tobacco.1968, Katinka Loeser, The Archers at Home, publ. Atheneum, New York, pg. 60:I have a cold. 'Feed a cold, starve a fever.' You certainly know that.2009, Shelly Reuben, Tabula Rasa, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ISBN 015101079X, pg. 60:They say feed a cold, starve a fever, but they don't tell you what to do when you got both, so I figured scrambled eggs, tea, and toast.Rate it:

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feedbagVulgarization for; a meal, food, something to eat.Rate it:

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festive boardEuropean reference to softwood-trenchers; {Early tableware was a wide softwood plank carved with shallow indentations for various food servings: When filled with appetizing, sumptuous portions it was referred, Festive BoardRate it:

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finger lickin' goodIt is a common expression of praise for good food.Rate it:

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food chainA hierarchy.Rate it:

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food chainThe feeding relationships between species in a biotic community.Rate it:

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food for thoughtsomething worth contemplatingRate it:

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full as a tickEngorged with food or drink, especially alcoholic drink.Rate it:

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go down the wrong wayTo swallow food or drink so that it goes down the wrong tube in one's throat and makes one cough or for a short period lose one's breath or choke.Rate it:

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go dutchTo pay for one's own food and bills, or split the cost, when eating at a restaurant or going out for entertainment.Rate it:

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gulp downTo eat very quickly without chewing the food properly.Rate it:

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hash slingerA cook or food server in a cheap restaurant, especially one who is discourteous or inattentive to customers.Rate it:

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have eyes bigger than one's bellyTo take more food on one's plate than one can eat; to be greedy.Rate it:

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have eyes bigger than one's stomachTo take more food on one's plate than one can eat; to be greedy.Rate it:

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hind titAn inferior source of food or other resources.Rate it:

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hunger is a good sauce(dated) Being hungry makes one less concerned about the taste of one's food.1854, Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman, Punch, Vol. XXVI, Punch Publications Ltd., page 74:His bread and cheese were somewhat dry, to be sure; his ale had become flat, and considerably warmer than was desirable; but hunger is a good sauce, and thirst is not particular.Rate it:

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hunger is the best sauceBeing hungry makes one less concerned about the taste of one's food.Rate it:

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kitchen sinkUsed other than as an idiom: see kitchen, sink. A sink in a kitchen used for washing dishes and preparing food.Rate it:

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meal ticketA ticket or voucher that can be exchanged for food.Rate it:

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meals on wheelsFood delivered to the homes of those unable to cook for themselves.Rate it:

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muckamuckFood.Rate it:

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no duck no dinnerNo money to pay for food, then you go hungryRate it:

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nose testAn inspection of an object using the sense of smell, as for freshness of food.Rate it:

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pickleThe brine used for preserving food.Rate it:

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pink slimeA meat byproduct produced from scraps by heating and then treating with ammonia to produce a food additive. [from 2002]Rate it:

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potluckQuaint {American ?} social gathering, mayhaps hosted by an entity. Attendees bring 'dish to pass'; {Luck of Pot} 'Purpose'; Good Food, Goodwill, Good-Gab:Rate it:

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put byTo preserve food by canning, freezing, drying, etc.Rate it:

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put food on the tableTo provide enough money to cover basic necessities.Rate it:

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roach coachWhimsically, a catering or food truck.Rate it:

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smell testAn inspection of an object using the sense of smell, as for freshness of food.Rate it:

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standard fareMenu items or dining options which are regularly available in a restaurant or other place where food is served.Rate it:

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stuff yourself 'til you pop!One can overeat, binge, gorge, gulp, gobble-down chow-down and stuff your gut on food! ! ! ! !Rate it:

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suck hind titTo feed from an inferior source of food.Rate it:

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taste like chickenComically describes the taste of unique food, deriving humour from the idea that many exotic meats, from squab to rattlesnake, can taste like ordinary chicken.Rate it:

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tomato juiceA food obtained from the unfermented liquid extracted from mature tomatoes of the red or reddish varieties of Lycopersicum esculentum P. Mill, strained free from peel, seeds, and other coarse or hard substances, containing finely divided insoluble solids from the flesh of the tomato.Rate it:

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