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

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!HighlightsMeg 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).
  1. Episode 13: Pumpkin Spice Lattes
  2. Episode 12: Burritos
  3. Episode 11: Chicken Tikka Masala!
  4. Episode 10: Off Topic! Weird Anniversary Gift Traditions, The Hamptons, Audio Issues!
  5. Episode 9: Ice Cream Sandwiches!

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