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Deep Dish, Twisted Food History! – Podcast Episode 17: Off-Topic! Christmas Special!

Join us as we go off-topic in this holly-jolly Christmas edition of Deep Dish! Highlights include… 

Highlights

  • We go a bit overboard with Advent calendars this year. (Hint, there’s two of us, and FIVE calendars)
  • We discuss the abomination that is pizza-flavored candy canes.
  • Inexplicably, pizza candy canes isn’t even the worst variety that we talk about in this episode…
  • A very special holiday edition of Shitty Old Recipes, with TWO unthinkable nightmare dishes! (One of which looks like something that you dragged out from underneath your car.)

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Episode 17: Off Topic! Christmas Special! Deep Dish: Twisted Food History!

We go off-topic in this holly-jolly Christmas edition of Deep Dish!  We go a bit overboard with Advent calendars this year. (Hint, there's two of us, and FIVE calendars)We discuss the abomination that is pizza-flavored candy canes.Inexplicably, pizza candy canes isn't even the worst variety that we talk about in this episode…A very special holiday edition of Shitty Old Recipes, with TWO unthinkable nightmares! (One of which looks like something that you dragged out from underneath your car.)
  1. Episode 17: Off Topic! Christmas Special!
  2. Episode 16: Chili Con Carne!
  3. Episode 15: Ranking Thanksgiving Foods!
  4. Episode 14: Peanut Butter Cups!
  5. Episode 13: Pumpkin Spice Lattes

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

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.

Highlights

  • Chili 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.

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Please rate us on RateThisPodcast, using this link! Good reviews help Deep Dish’s audience grow, and we could all use a good laugh in today’s world! Plus, spread the word and let your friends know!

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 17: Off Topic! Christmas Special! Deep Dish: Twisted Food History!

We go off-topic in this holly-jolly Christmas edition of Deep Dish!  We go a bit overboard with Advent calendars this year. (Hint, there's two of us, and FIVE calendars)We discuss the abomination that is pizza-flavored candy canes.Inexplicably, pizza candy canes isn't even the worst variety that we talk about in this episode…A very special holiday edition of Shitty Old Recipes, with TWO unthinkable nightmares! (One of which looks like something that you dragged out from underneath your car.)
  1. Episode 17: Off Topic! Christmas Special!
  2. Episode 16: Chili Con Carne!
  3. Episode 15: Ranking Thanksgiving Foods!
  4. Episode 14: Peanut Butter Cups!
  5. Episode 13: Pumpkin Spice Lattes

Deep Dish, Twisted Food History! – Podcast Episode 15: Off Topic Thanksgiving Food Ranking!

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!

Highlights

  • A brief discussion of how Halloween went. 
  • A disagreement over what tier cranberry sauce belongs in.
  • Can we all at least agree that sweet potato casserole is the WORST Thanksgiving food of all time? (Which is sad because sweet potatoes are one of the best vegetables of all time!)
  • 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.

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Please rate us on RateThisPodcast, using this link! Good reviews help Deep Dish’s audience grow, and we could all use a good laugh in today’s world! Plus, spread the word and let your friends know!

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 17: Off Topic! Christmas Special! Deep Dish: Twisted Food History!

We go off-topic in this holly-jolly Christmas edition of Deep Dish!  We go a bit overboard with Advent calendars this year. (Hint, there's two of us, and FIVE calendars)We discuss the abomination that is pizza-flavored candy canes.Inexplicably, pizza candy canes isn't even the worst variety that we talk about in this episode…A very special holiday edition of Shitty Old Recipes, with TWO unthinkable nightmares! (One of which looks like something that you dragged out from underneath your car.)
  1. Episode 17: Off Topic! Christmas Special!
  2. Episode 16: Chili Con Carne!
  3. Episode 15: Ranking Thanksgiving Foods!
  4. Episode 14: Peanut Butter Cups!
  5. Episode 13: Pumpkin Spice Lattes

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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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 17: Off Topic! Christmas Special! Deep Dish: Twisted Food History!

We go off-topic in this holly-jolly Christmas edition of Deep Dish!  We go a bit overboard with Advent calendars this year. (Hint, there's two of us, and FIVE calendars)We discuss the abomination that is pizza-flavored candy canes.Inexplicably, pizza candy canes isn't even the worst variety that we talk about in this episode…A very special holiday edition of Shitty Old Recipes, with TWO unthinkable nightmares! (One of which looks like something that you dragged out from underneath your car.)
  1. Episode 17: Off Topic! Christmas Special!
  2. Episode 16: Chili Con Carne!
  3. Episode 15: Ranking Thanksgiving Foods!
  4. Episode 14: Peanut Butter Cups!
  5. Episode 13: Pumpkin Spice Lattes

Deep Dish, Twisted Food History! – Episode 13: History of Pumpkin Spice Lattes!

In this episode of Deep Dish, take a look at the cultural phenomenon that is pumpkin spice lattes! Did Starbucks actually invent them? Are pumpkin pie spice products supposed to actually contain pumpkin?  What spices actually ARE “pumpkin spice”?!  Listen now to find out!

Highlights

  • Meg makes a confession about her relationship to this week’s topic.
  • An overview of what exactly constitutes a basic bitch.
  • An in-depth look at the spices that make up pumpkin spice  – and no discussion of lattes because well…we forgot.  
  • We put in the work and research to finally determine, shockingly, there are over 60 pumpkin spice products released by major brands in the last twenty years!
  • Another edition of Review Roast! that roasts reviews for Roast!  (It’s not as confusing as it sounds).

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To watch on Youtube, click here!
To listen on Spotify, click here!
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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 17: Off Topic! Christmas Special! Deep Dish: Twisted Food History!

We go off-topic in this holly-jolly Christmas edition of Deep Dish!  We go a bit overboard with Advent calendars this year. (Hint, there's two of us, and FIVE calendars)We discuss the abomination that is pizza-flavored candy canes.Inexplicably, pizza candy canes isn't even the worst variety that we talk about in this episode…A very special holiday edition of Shitty Old Recipes, with TWO unthinkable nightmares! (One of which looks like something that you dragged out from underneath your car.)
  1. Episode 17: Off Topic! Christmas Special!
  2. Episode 16: Chili Con Carne!
  3. Episode 15: Ranking Thanksgiving Foods!
  4. Episode 14: Peanut Butter Cups!
  5. Episode 13: Pumpkin Spice Lattes

Next time we’ll be serving up a special Halloween edition of Deep Dish! We’ll be looking at a beloved treat that everyone hopes they get in their jack-o-lantern bucket. It’s the perfect blend of salty and sweet, and has become a beloved flavor combo. Think you know what it is? Guess in the comments, and if you get it right, we’ll give you a great big shoutout in a future episode! Until then, stay hungry!