Is a quesadilla just a version of grilled cheese? Is a hot dog a sandwich? In the food world, there are a lot of technicalities. So Redditor u/hankhillforprez asked, "what are some very different foods that, considering the ingredients, can vaguely be called the same thing?" Some of the responses have my head spinning.
1."Macaroni and cheese with sliced hot dogs is carbonara if you’re super vague about the details."
2."A corn dog is really just a cheaper version of beef Wellington."
3."A fish stick and a hot dog served together on the same plate is basically surf 'n turf."
4."A soy vanilla latte is technically three bean soup."
5."The flavor of water is its temperature."
6."When you buy pizza from a place that only sells it by the slice, you're pretty much having a pizza party with a bunch of strangers that day."
7."Charcuterie is just a Lunchable that went to Harvard."
8."Pizza is just a plate of food where you can eat the plate, too."
9."Gazpacho is a vegetable smoothie."
10."A chicken nugget is a meatball, and nothing can change that fact."
11."The cereal industry is almost entirely dependent on the milk industry."
12."Pop Tarts are just breakfast ravioli a bowl of cereal is just breakfast soup."
13."French Cassoulet is just fancy canned Beanie Weenies."
14."A muffin is just a cupcake without frosting."
15."Boneless wings are just chicken nuggets for adults in denial."
16."Strawberry Cheesecake is essentially a plate of fruit, cheese, and eggs, perfectly acceptable for breakfast."
17."Cheez-It crackers and a V8 juice for lunch is deconstructed grilled cheese and tomato soup."
18."Ketchup is just a kind of fruit jam."
19."If you eat canned fruit, you are more than likely sharing a once-whole piece of fruit with someone hundreds or thousands of miles away."
20."If you really think about, French toast and egg salad on a sandwich are essentially one in the same."
21."Heavily buttered pasta with grated Parmesan and chicken chunks is vaguely the same as Chicken Alfredo."
22."The best part of a cucumber tastes like the worst part of a watermelon."
23."There are so many different kinds of apples that all taste different, but there's only one apple juice flavor."
24."Corn is really just a speedometer that measures how fast your digestive system is working."
25."A Nestle Crunch Bar is beans and rice."
26."We eat shrimp as a delicacy, but they're basically the cockroaches of the sea."
27."Soy milk and soy sauce are two VERY different liquids derived from the same bean."
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