Episode 34: Hot Dog! The Everything You Need to Know about Hot Dogs Episode

In today’s episode, Meseidy and Rebecca talk everything you have ever needed to know about hot dogs, and probably some things you never needed to know but will enjoy knowing anyway.  They have history and how hot dogs are made. They have cooking methods. They have hot dog controversies. And they have some serious opinionsContinue reading “Episode 34: Hot Dog! The Everything You Need to Know about Hot Dogs Episode”

Episode 33: You’re Doing It Wrong: The Help Me Help You Episode

In today’s episode, Meseidy and Rebecca get judgey, but with love. It’s true, they’re about to tell you what you might be doing wrong in the kitchen, but they also share the right way to do it and some embarrassing confessions of things they have done wrong, too. From reading recipes and prepping before cookingContinue reading “Episode 33: You’re Doing It Wrong: The Help Me Help You Episode”

Episode 32: My Little Dumpling, Dumplings Make the World Go Round

In today’s episode, Meseidy and Rebecca talk about what constitutes a dumpling, discuss some (gasp!) dumpling controversies and their best-loved dumplings, and Meseidy is forced to question her entire life. Joking. But not really. Sources List of Dumplings wiki Dumpling controversy Soup dumpling controversy Chicken and Dumplings regional differences Pennsylvania Dutch Chicken Pot Pie SouthernContinue reading “Episode 32: My Little Dumpling, Dumplings Make the World Go Round”

Episode 31: S’mores, Please: S’mores and Other Campfire Goodies

In today’s episode, Meseidy turns the tables on Rebecca by discussing a food Rebecca doesn’t like; S’mores. Rebecca obliges with some sticky s’mores history and the ladies discuss all sorts of delectable goodies -not just sweets!- that can be made around a campfire. Sources: The History of S’mores Recipes: Homemade Marshmallows Walking Tacos Supplies CampfireContinue reading “Episode 31: S’mores, Please: S’mores and Other Campfire Goodies”

Episode 30: That’s One Spicy Episode. Hot Peppers, Hot Sauces, and Mr. Scoville’s Units.

In today’s episode, Meseidy is scared, Rebecca is excited, and it’s getting spicy in here. The ladies talk all about hot peppers, hot sauces, and Mr. Wilbur Scoville’s Units. They cover the history of chili pepper domestication and the path it took around the globe, how to correctly spell chili/chilli/chile, some of their favourite hotContinue reading “Episode 30: That’s One Spicy Episode. Hot Peppers, Hot Sauces, and Mr. Scoville’s Units.”

Episode 29: We Got Culture: Part II Aged Cheeses, Hard cheeses, and other “old” dairy goodies

In today’s episode, Meseidy and Rebecca are here with Part II of our We Got Culture show. They discuss cheese trivia (yes! Cheese trivia!). They go into how cheeses are classified (or not classified) and how different aged cheeses are made- whether they’re a softer cheese like brie or a hard-aged cheese like cheddar orContinue reading “Episode 29: We Got Culture: Part II Aged Cheeses, Hard cheeses, and other “old” dairy goodies”

Ep. 28: We Got Culture: Cultured Dairy Foods and Why They are Amazing Part I Yogurt, Kefir, Fresh Mozzarella, and other un-aged cheeses.

In today’s episode, Rebecca and Meseidy go over young, or unaged cheeses and fresh cultured dairy like yogurt, kefir, and fresh cheeses like mozzarella, goat cheese, ricotta, cream cheese, cottage cheese. They discuss the crazy history of cheese, the science behind fresh cheeses, and how these fresh cultured products are made, with a seriously cheesyContinue reading “Ep. 28: We Got Culture: Cultured Dairy Foods and Why They are Amazing Part I Yogurt, Kefir, Fresh Mozzarella, and other un-aged cheeses.”

Ep: 27: Rice, Rice Baby: The history and impact of rice in the world plus recipes

In today’s episode, Meseidy and Rebecca talk about one of the most important (and their favourite) foods in the world: rice. From the history of rice (spoiler alert: it goes WAAAAY back) to a discussion of varieties and sizes of rice and their uses, the ladies cover a food that they have both arguably eatenContinue reading “Ep: 27: Rice, Rice Baby: The history and impact of rice in the world plus recipes”

Ep. 26 | In a Pickle: All Things Pickled

Today Meseidy and Rebecca are talking about dill pickles, bread, and butter pickles, fermented or half-sour or vinegar-based, fresh or canned pickles, all sorts of pickled vegetables, and all the tangy goodness that goes along with it.  Learn some of the surprising history of the pickle, too! Sources The History of Pickling More history ofContinue reading “Ep. 26 | In a Pickle: All Things Pickled”

Ep. 25 | A Smokin’ Hot Episode: All foods smoked, barbecued, and grilled.

In today’s episode, Meseidy and Rebecca get fired up about one of their favourite ways to cook: with smoke! From what defines smoking, grilling, and barbecuing, to kind of equipment is out there, what to grill and how to do it, this episode is a celebration of smoky goodness. Sources: History of Smoked Foods BarbecueContinue reading “Ep. 25 | A Smokin’ Hot Episode: All foods smoked, barbecued, and grilled.”