Thursday, April 11, 2024

World Wide Weiners #1 - Norway

John and Jeni have a cozy catch up before diving into the Land of the Midnight Sun and sampling some Norwegian Hot Dogs.

From a standard Pølse med Brød with mustard and ketchup from a gas station to a Grillpølse with French fried onions and shrimp salad (yes, shrimp salad) after a night of drinking we give a rundown of Norway's national love affair with hot dogs. Thanks for listening!!!



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Thursday, March 21, 2024

Pate 2: Electric Moose-a-loo!!!

John and Jeni talk about what makes a pate a pate. They talk about the styles (Pate, Terrines, Galantine or Ballotine, Roulades or Mousselines) and how they are made. We also talk about how to garnish them along with what we cooked this week. Thanks for listening!!!



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Thursday, March 14, 2024

Rouxde Food Stories #1: The Great Beer Flood of London

This week John tells the story of the 1814 great beer flood of London. Its a horrificly porter-soaked tale of incompetence, classism and death. Content warning: This story involves the death of children and a disdain for poor people. Thanks for listening. 



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Thursday, March 7, 2024

Food News: Food tubes, Beavers for Lent, Best Snacks Per State, Grilled cheese Soup and AI Veggie Hotdogs?

John and Evan go through the news that's fit to eat. This week we cover Subway's dessert tubes, aligators and other creatures being fair game for lent, a terrible list of the favorite snack food per state, Campbells makes a suspect soup and Oscar Meyer gets in bed with vegan AI brands (I still don't know what that means). Thanks for listening!!!



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Thursday, February 29, 2024

Pates, Terrines and Forcemeats Part 1!

John and Jeni, after much talk about whatthey've been cooking, give an overview on pates, terrines and forcemeats. They touch base on the basic and what they are. Next time they'll go into detail about the preparations, techniques and recipes. Thanks for listening!!!



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Friday, February 16, 2024

Food News: Million Dollar Burger, Finnish Burger Bummers, Choco Taco Triumph and Eating Fried Toothpicks???!!

John and Evan catch up on what they've been cooking and eating before talking about Burger King's new burger contest (make the AI burger!), Finland's embrace of the well=done burger, Taco Bell ressurecting the Chaco Taco and South Koreans eating deep fried toothpicks. Thanks for listening!!!



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Thursday, February 8, 2024

Valentine's Day foods and fun!!

John and Jeni talk Valentine's Day cooking, how best to celebrate with food, and what we're cooking. We then give a history of the holiday and the origins of Valentine's Day chocolates and cards! Thanks for listening!!!



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Thursday, February 1, 2024

A Houser Family Food Fight!!!

John has his wife Leana and his son Crosby on to talk about their favorite and least favorite foods. There is also talk about how hard it is to plan meals ahead of time and Crosby's love for Takis. Thanks for listening!!!



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Thursday, January 25, 2024

Food News: Pasta - Good, How to Properly Eat Snow,RIP Fruit Stripe Gum and a Tea Controversy in England!!

John and Evan get to the food news after a brief video game corner and talk of cooking in snowstorms and for playoff football gaes. Food news topics inclue a scientific study proving pasta makes you feel better, How to properly eat snow, the death of Fruit Stripe gum, free chicken wings if the Baltimore Ravens win the Super Bowl and an American scientist and author made the English mad about how to serve tea. Thanks for listening!



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Thursday, January 18, 2024

Winter Comfort Foods!!!

John and Jeni talk about the foods that make them feel like they're wearing comfy sweaters in the middle of winter. From a thick chili to a rib sticking braised beef cheek they cover all of the dishes, recipes and techniques that'll make you want to start making lasagne and wishing it was a snow day! Thanks for listening!



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