The Texanist: Why Are People Putting Cilantro in Everything?

The Texanist: Why Are People Putting Cilantro in Everything?

texanistQ: I’m a native Texan now hanging my hat in California. Out here, they put cilantro in everything; the Mexican food is infected with it. It’s a nasty and repugnant weed that has no business in any type of food. Growing up in Texas, I never had to deal with cilantro in Tex-Mex food. Whenever I go back home, I’ve noticed that the cilantro invasion has started to take hold in Texas. Am I wrong to think that cilantro wasn’t polluting food in Texas in the seventies and eighties? Or am I just misremembering things? I think cilantro should be banned. It’s Satan’s weed. I hate it. Greg Mullanax, Fresno, CA A: The Texanist loves Mexican food. And Texas-Mexican food. And the foods of the…View Original Post

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