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7 Dishes White People Need to Stop Adding Raisins To, Ranked

Gaze upon the horrors of culinary gentrification!

LEVEL Editors
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2 min readApr 28, 2020


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7. Ambrosia

We get it: You see the cherries, mandarin oranges, pineapple, and coconut, and you think it’s a fruit free-for-all — an orgy of a dessert dish. Honest mistake, but a mistake nonetheless.

6. Apple pie

With much love for our strawberry-rhubarb brethren, let’s just agree that there’s a one-fruit maximum for pies. Otherwise, it’s a slippery slope from there to this atrocity — a nightmarish maelstrom of confusion and disgust that befalls anyone foolish enough to chow down on your pasty pastry game.

5. Peach cobbler

Raisins are bread pudding MVPs; this we can admit. But there’s simply a texture problem here. Why would you adulterate a perfectly flaky crust and delightfully gooey peach insides with nature’s taffy?

4. Pizza

Remember what we said about a one-fruit maximum per pie? Well, when it comes to pizza, pineapple is the only admissible option. (And at…