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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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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 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

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.

To download, click here!
To watch on Youtube, click here!
To listen on Spotify, click here!
RSS Link for your favorite player: https://feed.podbean.com/poorcouplesfoodguide/feed.xml

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 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’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!