Episode 5: Kitchen Myths and Hot Takes


04-05-2022 • 1 hr 31 mins

This week we’re busting kitchen and food myths as well as delivering some searing hot takes! We welcome Abigail, host of The Manic Pixie Weirdo and Best Idea in the Room podcasts, to be our emergency co-host as Barb is on the mend. Abbs forgets the most well-known slogan in the history of candy, I discuss the dangers of a septic penis, and we explore the idea of becoming The Food and Genitalia Show.

What side do you come down on regarding our kitchen myths? Do you oil your pasta water, do you use Lysol as a douche, or do you explore tanning testicles as a hobby?

Finally, we interview Jacki the Nomad Chef, who pulled up and disconnected from suburban Canadian life to trek across Central America with her family in order to connect to real food.

Food History: Tomatoes were poisonous

Food Science: Why do M&M'S® not melt in your hand?

Shitty Food Media of the Week: David Chang Was Mean to Me

Foodball Fact Check:

Solving the Mystery of Kit Kat Filling | Food & Wine

About KIT KAT® Bars | History and FAQs.

Can Apple Seeds Kill You? | Britannica

How Advertisers Convinced Americans They Smelled Bad | History| Smithsonian Magazine

Lysol's Vintage Ads Subtly Pushed Women to Use Its Disinfectant as Birth Control | Smart News| Smithsonian Magazine

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Find Jackie, the Nomad Chef:


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