Some people dislike cilantro with a passion. My wife, the ineffable Jennifer, will not have it around. I find this unfortunate because I happen to like cilantro a lot. It turns out that she is in good company.
Some people may be genetically predisposed to dislike cilantro, according to often-cited studies by Charles J. Wysocki of the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia.
If true, that means our children will have a mendellian chance of not liking cilantro either! Will my salsa never have cilantro in it?