Olives from 10 Foods You Thought Were Gross When You Were a Kid (Slideshow)

10 Foods You Thought Were Gross When You Were a Kid (Slideshow)

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Olives

Most kids grow up exposed to only black, canned olives, which tend to have a very bracing, acrid flavor and are usually found on pizza and in salads, or those funny little green ones with pimentos stuffed inside. When we get older, we discover that whole, artisanal olives come in dozens of varieties, and while the flavor might be strong, there’s nothing else quite like a perfect olive.