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Is she being inconsiderate ?

surrendermy cousin is a great cook and she will be hosting a get together at her house for family and friends. she is diabetic and has high blood pressure so her Dr. has her on a special diet. She has decided that she will cook (for the guests) the foods with no salt and the juices with no sugar. I told her that she should season the food with enough salt and the juices with enough sugar for the guests but she is throwing a fit.she can be so hard headed at times, she is never wrong. what do u think ?


Asked by gwen20 at 7:49 PM on Feb. 14, 2011 in Food & Drink

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  • No, she's not being inconsiderate. You're being a rude GUEST. When you're a guest, you eat what you're served, not whine and complain about it and tell her how to cook.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:02 PM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • Well if she's hosting and making the food, then it's her choice. Why don't you offer to make something and make it the way you like it?

    Answer by lowencope at 7:57 PM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • You are assuming the food will taste bad? No I don't think serving healthy food is inconsiderate. If you want to add salt then do so. I'm sure she will sweeten the food but without sugar. You probably won't even taste the difference.

    Answer by admckenzie at 7:51 PM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • I am okay with it . . . if everyone decides that they can't stand that food, then they can take turns hosting the next events and make whatever they want . . .

    she can also put out seasonings and hot sauces for the guests . . .

    Answer by ImaginationMama at 7:52 PM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • She is not being inconsiderate. She cannot have those foods because of her diabetes or other illnesses. It is HER house, eat what you get or don't go. If you have to have salt and sugar bring your own.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 8:20 PM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • Why doesn't she make the salt and sweetener's available for folks if they want to use them. On the other hand if it's healthy and tastes good people might be thrilled! Peace and Love to all !

    Answer by Mommy1234321 at 8:02 PM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • She's hosting, it is her house, her menu, her food. Instead bring your own salt shaker and sugar packets if you are that worried.

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 8:16 PM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • I am going with what all the other ladies said, I think its kinda rude of you to want her to appease you. Offer to bring something!!

    Answer by Mrs_Harsh at 8:32 AM on Feb. 15, 2011

  • No, she is not being inconsiderate, but you are. A host is supposed to take her guests allergies and food likes into consideration, but she makes the final decision. She should put out salt, pepper and sugar for her guests, and I'm assumin she will. You could offer to bring a dish, but she is the host, so you need to abide by her wishes. And when you host, you should also take her health problems into consideration. Seasonings can always be added, but they can't be taken out.

    Answer by SweetLuci at 8:40 AM on Feb. 15, 2011

  • i have tasted her "special" diet food. it has absolutely no salt/taste whatsoever. it does not taste good imo

    Comment by gwen20 (original poster) at 7:54 PM on Feb. 14, 2011