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The Tastiest Flavor Combinations in All of Food-dom

Updated September 18, 2020 90.5k votes 3.8k voters 38.9k views71 items

In the culinary world, there are some food combos that are simply non-brainers. Flavors like chocolate and peanut butter or macaroni and cheese just make sense. The moment you put them on your tongue, you get it. Proper food combining can take years to master, but it’s one of the most fun ways to learn your way around the kitchen. You basically get to eat a bunch of odd combinations of foods and flavors and see what works the best. For instance, if you want to try salmon and coriander, go ahead and knock yourself out. The following list is a collection of some of the tastiest food combinations in all of the culinary world.

Some of the best food combinations are the most unexpected. It isn’t immediately apparent that chicken and waffles or lemon zest and parsley would pair so well together, until you take them out for a spin. Food combination is a science, so if you’re going to go willy nilly in your kitchen, please know that there are some food combining rules and you probably shouldn’t start jamming stuff into your mouth just to see what it tastes like. That kind of food combining is the quickest way to an upset stomach and a bad taste in your mouth.

Read through this list of the best taste pairings in the world to get an idea of what food combining is and then vote up your favorite food combinations. If you don’t see a pairing you know for a fact is delicious and life-changing, be sure to add it to the list for the benefit of food lovers everywhere.
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  • Chips + Salsa1
    1,493
    284

    Chips + Salsa

  • Bread + Butter2
    2,109
    447

    Bread + Butter

  • Cereal + Milk3
    1,475
    293

    Cereal + Milk

  • Butter + Popcorn4
    1,997
    448

    Butter + Popcorn

  • Macaroni + Cheese5
    2,168
    515
  • Cookies + Milk6
    2,013
    488

    Cookies + Milk

  • Crackers + Cheese7
    1,319
    296

    Crackers + Cheese

  • Chips + Nacho Cheese8
    1,243
    278

    Chips + Nacho Cheese

  • Chocolate + Peanut Butter9
    2,229
    563

    Chocolate + Peanut Butter

  • Mashed Potatoes + Gravy10
    1,338
    364

    Mashed Potatoes + Gravy

  • Graham Crackers, Marshmallow + Chocolate11
    1,063
    299

    Graham Crackers, Marshmallow + Chocolate

    Basically... S'mores..

     

  • Bacon + Eggs12
    1,838
    570

    Bacon + Eggs

  • Strawberries + Whipped Cream13
    1,168
    351

    Strawberries + Whipped Cream

  • Cookies + Cream14
    1,044
    335
  • Peanut Butter + Jelly15
    1,711
    649

    Peanut Butter + Jelly

  • Cake + Ice Cream16
    1,663
    652

    Cake + Ice Cream

  • Strawberry + Chocolate17
    968
    355

    Strawberry + Chocolate

    Chocolate bars, Croisssant filling, donut filling..

  • Bacon + Cheeseburger18
    1,381
    547

    Bacon + Cheeseburger

  • Vanilla + Chocolate19
    769
    297

    Vanilla + Chocolate

    Croissant filling...

  • Bagels + Cream Cheese20
    231
    50

    Bagels + Cream Cheese

  • Pretzel + Chocolate21
    1,322
    586

    Pretzel + Chocolate

  • Apple + Caramel22
    1,382
    619
  • Grilled Cheese + Tomato Soup23
    1,297
    587

    Grilled Cheese + Tomato Soup

  • Ham + Cheese24
    1,314
    623
  • Sea Salt + Caramel25
    1,291
    615

    Sea Salt + Caramel