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Pine mouth

(article, Culinate staff)

So there's a global recession on. A massive earthquake in Asia may cause global nuclear fallout. And climate change just keeps on changing. But hey, you've got more serious things to worry about, right? Like the rare but totally annoying problem known colloquially as '"pine 

What's that? Well, according to Epi-log, the Epicurious blog, it's "a condition in which people who have eaten pine nuts suddenly experience an unpleasant taste in their mouths that won't go away for long periods, sometimes weeks. The taste is often described as metallic." It's a new and mysterious affliction, and it can be unpleasant enough to make former pine-nut lovers swear them off forever. Sad.