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01/14/2013 10:58 am ET Updated Mar 13, 2015

Good Food? Bad Food? You Only THINK You Don't Like Salmon, Tofu And Cauliflower

By Lynn Andriani

If you can't stand salmon, tofu or cauliflower (or any of three other commonly disliked foods), these recipes will turn you around.

Some ingredients are disliked by so many people that we had to ask ourselves: Why? Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg, co-authors of The Flavor Bible, say, "It's not that they're inherently unlovable. Sometimes their weaknesses (whether flavor or texture or intensity) are simply their strengths carried too far" -- a trait that goes for people as much as food.

Here are new ideas for cooking six unpopular ingredients that will turn almost anyone into a fan.

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