*pours 50g of cereal into a bowl*
*opens the milk*
*tastes the milk*
*pours the cereal back into the box*
@rubah That is definitely not the worst possible outcome for this scenario.
I've learned through past experience that for some reason, I can't *taste* whether the milk is bad until it stops being on my tongue, and the reflexive move is to swallow it. Fortunately, I was able to suppress that this time.
I don't know what it is, but while the milk is sitting in my mouth, on my tongue, I can't gauge it. maybe has something to do with the way taste sensors work, idk
@mcmoots but I had some yogurt, so I actually made kind of a parfait sort of thing
@rubah A lot of the bad taste of off milk is actually smell that reaches your nose via the back of your mouth, I think. So if you're not moving the material around back there you don't get hit by it as much?
I figure the harm of bad milk for me is mainly that I have to experience the flavor, usually the organisms that make it go off aren't super problematic, I have good stomach acid and immunocompetency. So I don't worry about swallowing once that damage has been done.
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