Deep Dish, Twisted Food History! – Episode 10: Off Topic! Weird Anniversary Gift Traditions, The Hamptons, Audio Issues!

In this off-week edition of Deep Dish, we discuss our Labor Day weekend, which included our very first wedding anniversary! We also play another round of Shitty Old Recipes! 

Highlights include…

  • We discuss our Labor Day weekend, briefly going over what “The Hamptons” actually means.  How many Hamptons are there? Are they actually ritzy?
  • Speaking of ritzy, we take some time looking over the list of traditional wedding anniversary gifts, and some of them are a bit, uh, abstract. (How does one give “fire” as a gift?)
  • Despite some audio problems, we delve into perhaps the nastiest meal we’ve done yet, in Shitty Old Recipes! Hint: Combine fruity Jello with things that should NEVER be combined with fruity Jello)

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Pleeease spread the word about Deep Dish! Introduce your friends to it! We could all use a good laugh in today’s world, and this show should do the trick! If you can convince one of your friends to start listening, let us know! We’ll be your best friends forever.

Plus, we’re all-ears for constructive criticism! So feel free to write in at poorcouplesfoodguide@gmail.com, or hit us up on Facebook and Instagram to let us know what you want more of and less of, in Deep Dish!

Episode 16: Chili Con Carne! Deep Dish: Twisted Food History!

In this edition of Deep Dish, we investigate the pinnacle of Tex-Mex cuisine, chili con carne. Learn about how it came out of the complicated history of Mexico and Texas, before spreading to the rest of the U.S. This week, we also bring on a special guest for the very first time in Deep Dish! A longtime friend of the show, Patrick R., a born and bred Texan, shows up for the latter half of the ep to tell us all about how much Texas loves its chili.HighlightsChili peppers have been farmed for almost ten thousand years, which is crazy to think about! Take that, paleo diet!Despite its reputation as a Texas treasure, chili actually has a surprisingly international origin story? South America, Spain, Texas, and even Germany all played a part in its creation!Ghost peppers are really, REALLY freaking spicy. Modern chili has a bunch of different variations ranging from the pasta-paired Cincinnati Chili to Sonic the Hedgehog's favorite, chili dogs. We debut a brand new Dessert section game, "Pokemon or Medicine?" …it's exactly what it sounds like.
  1. Episode 16: Chili Con Carne!
  2. Episode 15: Ranking Thanksgiving Foods!
  3. Episode 14: Peanut Butter Cups!
  4. Episode 13: Pumpkin Spice Lattes
  5. Episode 12: Burritos

Next week we’ll take a look at a true rarity in the food world, a British favorite dish that’s actually good! This popular curry has a disputed origin story that ranges from India, to Bangladesh, to Scotland! Think you know what it is? Send in your guesses, and if you’re right, we’ll feature you in an upcoming episode!

Deep Dish, Twisted Food History! – Episode 9: Ice Cream Sandwiches!

In this episode of Deep Dish, we explore the history of the ice cream sandwich!  How many different types of ice cream sandwich are there around the world?  What does the Jersey Shore have to do with ice cream sandwiches?  Which member of the Jersey Shore are we related to?  You’ll have to listen to find out!

Highlights

  • We start off with a recap of the exotic fruit party we had last weekend. (Spoilers: The fruits were exotic.)
  • Some people take ice cream sandwich a little too literally.
  • We establish an interesting connection between ice cream innovations and hot dog vendors, for some reason.
  • Chipwiches have a surprisingly convoluted history that almost resulted in them disappearing forever. 
  • Another edition of shitty old recipe that stretches the limits of what constitutes a salad!

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Pleeease spread the word about Deep Dish! Introduce your friends to it! We could all use a good laugh in today’s world, and this show should do the trick! If you can convince one of your friends to start listening, let us know! We might send you a present! Like cookies, or maybe even $5!

Plus, we’re all-ears for constructive criticism! So feel free to write in at poorcouplesfoodguide@gmail.com, or hit us up on Facebook and Instagram to let us know what you want more of and less of, in Deep Dish!

Episode 16: Chili Con Carne! Deep Dish: Twisted Food History!

In this edition of Deep Dish, we investigate the pinnacle of Tex-Mex cuisine, chili con carne. Learn about how it came out of the complicated history of Mexico and Texas, before spreading to the rest of the U.S. This week, we also bring on a special guest for the very first time in Deep Dish! A longtime friend of the show, Patrick R., a born and bred Texan, shows up for the latter half of the ep to tell us all about how much Texas loves its chili.HighlightsChili peppers have been farmed for almost ten thousand years, which is crazy to think about! Take that, paleo diet!Despite its reputation as a Texas treasure, chili actually has a surprisingly international origin story? South America, Spain, Texas, and even Germany all played a part in its creation!Ghost peppers are really, REALLY freaking spicy. Modern chili has a bunch of different variations ranging from the pasta-paired Cincinnati Chili to Sonic the Hedgehog's favorite, chili dogs. We debut a brand new Dessert section game, "Pokemon or Medicine?" …it's exactly what it sounds like.
  1. Episode 16: Chili Con Carne!
  2. Episode 15: Ranking Thanksgiving Foods!
  3. Episode 14: Peanut Butter Cups!
  4. Episode 13: Pumpkin Spice Lattes
  5. Episode 12: Burritos

Next week we’re going off the cuff again and talking about whatever food related things cross our minds.  Have something you want us to discuss? Let us know in the comments here, on Facebook, Youtube, or Instagram, and maybe we’ll talk about it on a future episode of Deep Dish! Until then, stay hungry!

Deep Dish, Twisted Food History! – Episode 8: S’mores!

In this episode of Deep Dish, we hang out around the campfire and roast up some s’mores!  How long have we been roasting marshmallows around fires?  Did the person who wrote down the s’mores recipe have the best Girl Scout leader name?  You’ll have to listen to find out!

Highlights

  • A brief trip down memory lane of school cafeterias/school lunches.
  • The history of s’mores basically stops at the invention of s’mores because they’re so perfect!  What else is there to talk about?
  • Marshmallows used to be medicine!? Well… sort of!
  • An insane deep-dive on one of the biggest fad-diet purveyors of all time, Sylvester Graham!
  • We finally praise England for one of their contributions to the culinary world!
  • A somewhat more recent edition of Shitty Old Recipes that tragically combines s’mores with hamburgers… (It’s as terrible as it sounds.)

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Pleeease spread the word about Deep Dish! Introduce your friends to it! We could all use a good laugh in today’s world, and this show should do the trick! If you can convince one of your friends to start listening, let us know! We might send you a present! Like cookies, or maybe even $5!

Plus, we’re all-ears for constructive criticism! So feel free to write in at poorcouplesfoodguide@gmail.com, or hit us up on Facebook and Instagram to let us know what you want more of and less of, in Deep Dish!

Episode 16: Chili Con Carne! Deep Dish: Twisted Food History!

In this edition of Deep Dish, we investigate the pinnacle of Tex-Mex cuisine, chili con carne. Learn about how it came out of the complicated history of Mexico and Texas, before spreading to the rest of the U.S. This week, we also bring on a special guest for the very first time in Deep Dish! A longtime friend of the show, Patrick R., a born and bred Texan, shows up for the latter half of the ep to tell us all about how much Texas loves its chili.HighlightsChili peppers have been farmed for almost ten thousand years, which is crazy to think about! Take that, paleo diet!Despite its reputation as a Texas treasure, chili actually has a surprisingly international origin story? South America, Spain, Texas, and even Germany all played a part in its creation!Ghost peppers are really, REALLY freaking spicy. Modern chili has a bunch of different variations ranging from the pasta-paired Cincinnati Chili to Sonic the Hedgehog's favorite, chili dogs. We debut a brand new Dessert section game, "Pokemon or Medicine?" …it's exactly what it sounds like.
  1. Episode 16: Chili Con Carne!
  2. Episode 15: Ranking Thanksgiving Foods!
  3. Episode 14: Peanut Butter Cups!
  4. Episode 13: Pumpkin Spice Lattes
  5. Episode 12: Burritos

Next week we focus on a true dessert sandwich, after questioning if s’mores count as a sandwich. This tasty frozen treat was born in New York at the turn of the 20th century, before coming a fixture in freezers around the globe. Think you know what it is? Guess in the comments here, on Facebook, Youtube, or Instagram, and we’ll feature you on a future episode of Deep Dish! Until then, stay hungry

Deep Dish, Twisted Food History! – Episode 7: Lemonade!

Deep Dish is back! After our brief hiatus to collect feedback, we’ve returned with our best episode yet. This week, we discuss the surprisingly ancient history of lemonade! Where did lemons come from? What’s an ade? Your answers await!

Highlights

  • Lemons actually originate from a cool, old lineage of citrus fruits that sound like something from a shonen anime!
  • Erik and Meg are in an incredibly anti-government mood thanks to an unfortunate letter from the IRS. Where’s Ron Paul when you need him?
  • On that note, Erik and Meg officially decide they hate the federal government more than annoying children.
  • If you have a foot fetish, then boy are you going to like the origins of pink lemonade!
  • Another edition of Review Roast takes place, defending Brickhouse Brewery & Restaurant of Patchogue, from review trolls… some of which sound like they were written by an 18th century playwright, bizarrely.

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Pleeease spread the word about Deep Dish! Introduce your friends to it! We could all use a good laugh in today’s world, and this show should do the trick! If you can convince one of your friends to start listening, let us know! We might send you a present! Like cookies, or maybe even $5!

Plus, we’re all-ears for constructive criticism! So feel free to write in at poorcouplesfoodguide@gmail.com, or hit us up on Facebook and Instagram to let us know what you want more of and less of, in Deep Dish!

Episode 16: Chili Con Carne! Deep Dish: Twisted Food History!

In this edition of Deep Dish, we investigate the pinnacle of Tex-Mex cuisine, chili con carne. Learn about how it came out of the complicated history of Mexico and Texas, before spreading to the rest of the U.S. This week, we also bring on a special guest for the very first time in Deep Dish! A longtime friend of the show, Patrick R., a born and bred Texan, shows up for the latter half of the ep to tell us all about how much Texas loves its chili.HighlightsChili peppers have been farmed for almost ten thousand years, which is crazy to think about! Take that, paleo diet!Despite its reputation as a Texas treasure, chili actually has a surprisingly international origin story? South America, Spain, Texas, and even Germany all played a part in its creation!Ghost peppers are really, REALLY freaking spicy. Modern chili has a bunch of different variations ranging from the pasta-paired Cincinnati Chili to Sonic the Hedgehog's favorite, chili dogs. We debut a brand new Dessert section game, "Pokemon or Medicine?" …it's exactly what it sounds like.
  1. Episode 16: Chili Con Carne!
  2. Episode 15: Ranking Thanksgiving Foods!
  3. Episode 14: Peanut Butter Cups!
  4. Episode 13: Pumpkin Spice Lattes
  5. Episode 12: Burritos

Next week we’ll be focusing on one of the truest summertime treats that exist, though strangely only in America! These toasty, campfire favorites are simple, yet satisfying. Think you know what it is? Write in or comment with your guesses, and if you’re correct, we’ll give you a great bit shout-out in a future episode!

Until then, stay hungry!

PCFG Deep Dish Podcast – Episode 6: Off-Topic!

Following our trial run of five episodes, we’ve decided to do a bonus episode while we work on taking your feedback and suggestions for the future of Deep Dish! This episode is a bonus, so there’s no topic, no research, just laughs and food talk!

Highlights

  • Camping food is awesome! We share some tips for campfire cookouts and what to make!
  • PCFG Erik and Meg visit the new Lidl grocery store that opened recently! As the Germans tend to be, their grocery stores are efficient and clean.
  • Speaking of Germany, Shitty Old Recipes returns with a recipe that combines chocolate cake with… fermented cabbage. Brilliant.

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Episode 16: Chili Con Carne! Deep Dish: Twisted Food History!

In this edition of Deep Dish, we investigate the pinnacle of Tex-Mex cuisine, chili con carne. Learn about how it came out of the complicated history of Mexico and Texas, before spreading to the rest of the U.S. This week, we also bring on a special guest for the very first time in Deep Dish! A longtime friend of the show, Patrick R., a born and bred Texan, shows up for the latter half of the ep to tell us all about how much Texas loves its chili.HighlightsChili peppers have been farmed for almost ten thousand years, which is crazy to think about! Take that, paleo diet!Despite its reputation as a Texas treasure, chili actually has a surprisingly international origin story? South America, Spain, Texas, and even Germany all played a part in its creation!Ghost peppers are really, REALLY freaking spicy. Modern chili has a bunch of different variations ranging from the pasta-paired Cincinnati Chili to Sonic the Hedgehog's favorite, chili dogs. We debut a brand new Dessert section game, "Pokemon or Medicine?" …it's exactly what it sounds like.
  1. Episode 16: Chili Con Carne!
  2. Episode 15: Ranking Thanksgiving Foods!
  3. Episode 14: Peanut Butter Cups!
  4. Episode 13: Pumpkin Spice Lattes
  5. Episode 12: Burritos

We’re all-ears for constructive criticism! So please write in to poorcouplesfoodguide@gmail.com, or hit us up on Facebook and Instagram to let us know what you want more of and less of, in Deep Dish! Episode 7 will be back to normal, once we get some more feedback on the show! Until then, stay hungry!