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I'm from Saint Lucia - and here's what I think the US is doing wrong

Posted On: Jun 20, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

I'm from Saint Lucia - and here's what I think the US is doing wrong

God bless the United States of America.
After all, the country brought me my beloved New York Yankees, some of my best friends from university, and high-speed WiFi.
I'm a West Indian by way of the gorgeous island of St. Lucia, also known as the world's leading honeymoon destination. But I've lived in the US on and off for about 10 years now and a few things have struck me as quite odd.
From missed holidays to pumpkin spice everything, here are a few things that still make me go "Hmmm..." They use salt and pepper after cooking.
I love my food full of flavor. Give me all the marinade in the world. So I will never understand the concept of adding salt and pepper after cooking a bland dish. Pre-seasoning is your friend.
They use too much ice.
How much ice does it take to cool a drink? Certainly not the three quarter cup full that has typically accompanied my drinks. If I wanted a glass of water, I would have ordered one.
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