Originally Posted by LMAJ
I used to get twisted when I would make a beautiful medium rare rib roast and my in-laws insisted theirs be cooked to shoe leather. I finally came to the conclusion that if that's the way they like it then that's up to them. I now do 2 roasts when they come for dinner. One for Big Al and I cooked to medium rare, the other for the inlaws cooked to well done. To each his/her own.
That's how I feel when people insist on covering up good coffee with cream, sugar, vanilla syrup, carmel, chocolate and whipped cream :)
Of course, if it's *$ then you need that stuff to make it drinkable.