Horseradish is one of those potent ingredients whose taste appeals to you, or it doesn’t. And if it doesn’t appeal, in a very strong, definite way, you are ultra-sensitive to its presence in anything and everything—no matter how someone tries to disguise it, or how miniscule the amount present.
That’s horseradish for me.
If it’s got horseradish in it—no matter how good it looks or sounds or what other yummy-tasting ingredients it has—I know that it’s not for me. Over the years, I’ve tried to make exceptions, thinking somehow this time would be different. And every time, it’s been reinforced that anything with horseradish in it is not for me. Clarity!
We are given contrast to gain clarity.
There’s nothing wrong with horseradish. It’s a contrast ingredient that gives me clarity. It simplifies one very narrow slice of life.
The lesson: Walk away! Let it be. Anything that has…
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