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Someone Put Taco Seasoning On A Watermelon And Now People Are Angry

Someone Put Taco Seasoning On A Watermelon And Now People Are Angry

Water lot of things to taco 'bout.

Posted on May 5, 2017, at 7:08 a.m. ET

We can all agree that watermelons are pretty delicious, right?

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Refreshing, sweet, wonderful watermelon.

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Well, what about watermelon, with taco seasoning?

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Nope?

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On Sunday, a video of a recipe for watermelon sprinkled with taco seasoning was shared on Twitter.

ok I'm sorry but I guarantee this is the worst video you will see today

The initial reaction was pretty intense.

@earley @greeneggs_ Salt is good with watermelon; a salad of lightly salted melon cubes tossed with feta is divine.… https://t.co/4oIl8ba18Z

@earley when he brought out the taco seasoning

A lot of people were angry.

goodmorning to everyone except that asshole that put taco seasoning on a watermelon

Some people thought the taco seasoning could work like tajin — a spice mix that is regularly used on watermelon.

@Itszutak @earley Maybe they thought it was

@flitsayshi @SMcslender @earley Dont knock it till you try it.

But others weren't sold.

@R_J_175 @flitsayshi @SMcslender @earley Very different. 2 totally different flavors.

@Delilah_Rose1 @R_J_175 @MahouPoint @flitsayshi @SMcslender @earley Taco seasoning in my experience tends to be a s… https://t.co/5XRWeV094z

@earley WRONG MEXICAN POWDER YOU'RE SUPPOSED TO USE CHILI POWDER NOT FUCKING SALT AND MORE SEASONED SALT

The clip was sourced back to the Food Network show, "Man Crafted" in which chef James Briscione talks to groups of men who "do things a little bit differently."

ok so the video of the guy putting taco powder on watermelon is goin around and i had to see what his show is like… https://t.co/GDJczjoFmw

The series is sponsored by McCormick, a taco spice manufacturer.

i am Pretty Fucking Sure he's sponsored by taco powder

Yep. Everything in the show is spiced with taco seasoning.

no no no no NO NO NO NO NONONONONONOOOOOOOOOOO

NO IT'S IN THE MARGARITA AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

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BuzzFeed News has reached out to chef James Briscione to find out the inspiration behind his recipe.

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