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Deep Dish, Twisted Food History! – Episode 14: History of Peanut Butter Cups!

In this spooOOoky edition of Deep Dish, we explore the Halloween favorite that introduced the perfect combo of peanut butter and chocolate to the world – peanut butter cups.  Would peanut butter cups have been invented if Reese hadn’t been such a horndog?  What’s the connection between peanut butter cups and Elvis?  Does Reese’s come up with some of the best marketing ideas around?  Listen now to find out!

Highlights

  • A look back at some of our favorite and earliest Halloween costumes.
  • An explanation of how peanuts came to the United States from Africa, even though they’re native to South America.
  • The bromance between Hershey and Reese that made peanut butter cups so damn successful.   
  • Halloween robots that give you Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups!  (And yes, there’s more than one type of Reese’s dispensing Halloween robot!)
  • Another edition of Poor Taste where we look at some candy and Halloween related news that made us shake our heads and roll our eyes.

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Episode 15: Ranking Thanksgiving Foods! Deep Dish: Twisted Food History!

In this off-topic episode we're getting ready for food's biggest holiday – Thanksgiving!  We're ranking traditional Thanksgiving foods to determine the best and the worst of the bunch.  No history this episode, just a good old fashioned battle between foods to see who comes out on top.  Which food will reach God tier status?  Which food will be the bottom of the barrel?  Listen now to find out!HighlightsA brief discussion of how Halloween went. A disagreement over what tier cranberry sauce belongs in.A last minute change in the rankings!Another edition of the classic dessert segment Shitty Old Recipes!  This one manages to have Erik almost completely stumped.
  1. Episode 15: Ranking Thanksgiving Foods!
  2. Episode 14: Peanut Butter Cups!
  3. Episode 13: Pumpkin Spice Lattes
  4. Episode 12: Burritos
  5. Episode 11: Chicken Tikka Masala!