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First We Eat

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Ever wondered what the union and confederate troops ate during the civil war? If a sous-vide is really worth 16 hours for a pork chop? What the white fuzz on the outside of salami is made of? Well, that's what we're here for. First We Eat, a podcast for food nerds, hosted by mega-nerds Eva Kosmas Flores and Carey Nershi.

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Ever wondered what the union and confederate troops ate during the civil war? If a sous-vide is really worth 16 hours for a pork chop? What the white fuzz on the outside of salami is made of? Well, that's what we're here for. First We Eat, a podcast for food nerds, hosted by mega-nerds Eva Kosmas Flores and Carey Nershi.

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By McSurGin - Sep 03 2015
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Enjoy listening to their voices. Very informative.

CaliZona

By Steph CaliZona - Jul 28 2015
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This is such a fun and educating podcast series with great topics!

iTunes Ratings

28 Ratings
Average Ratings
21
4
1
1
1

👍👍👍

By McSurGin - Sep 03 2015
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Enjoy listening to their voices. Very informative.

CaliZona

By Steph CaliZona - Jul 28 2015
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This is such a fun and educating podcast series with great topics!

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First We Eat

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Ever wondered what the union and confederate troops ate during the civil war? If a sous-vide is really worth 16 hours for a pork chop? What the white fuzz on the outside of salami is made of? Well, that's what we're here for. First We Eat, a podcast for food nerds, hosted by mega-nerds Eva Kosmas Flores and Carey Nershi.

S1 Wine

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Eva and Carey discuss the process of fermenting grapes to make wine, and all the variables that affect the final flavor.

Aug 11 2015

49mins

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S1 Sourdough

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Eva and Carey discuss the science behind sourdough bread.

Jul 21 2015

36mins

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S1 Cheese

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Eva and Carey talk about the preparation of cheese, aged versus fresh cheese, and flavor profiles of different cheese varieites.

May 10 2015

49mins

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S1 Fad Diets

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Everything from the cabbage soup diet to tape worms is addressed in this fad diet discussion.

Jan 07 2016

1hr 1min

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S1 Nutmeg

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Eva and Carey discuss the brutal history of nutmeg, including how it caused the first major discovery of the Americas and the first documented circumnavigation of the globe, as well as its use as a hallucinogenic drug. Food news and recent cooking endeavors are also discussed.

Mar 14 2015

29mins

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S1 Taste

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The science behind taste and theories on why flavors pair well, with an on-air tasting of flavoring pairings and experiments with miraculin.

Jan 21 2016

1hr 39mins

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S1 Food Blogging

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The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

Nov 12 2015

1hr 14mins

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S1 Mushrooms

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Eva and Carey talk about all things mushroom, including foraging tips, cultivation possibilities, flavor profiles, and the interesting biology behind them. Marshmallows are also discussed during the 'frying pan' segment.

Apr 20 2015

37mins

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S1 Civil War Foods

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Eva and Carey talk about the food rations of the Union and Confederate troops during the Civil War, as well as the starvation tactics used by the Northern army that led them to victory over the South. 

Apr 06 2015

31mins

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S1 Food Superstitions

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The devil siting on your bread, reading tea leaves, and salt-spilling are a few of the food superstitions discussed in this eerie episode.

Oct 19 2015

54mins

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S1 Dry Aging

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We're talking about the effect dry aging has on meats (and kinda grapes), specifically concentrating flavor and tenderizing the cut.

May 10 2016

54mins

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S1 Soylent

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A discussion of the meal replacement beverage Soylent. What it's made of, how it came to be, and the potential benefits and drawbacks.

Apr 05 2016

59mins

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S1 Barcelona Workshop Recap

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Wine blending, wine tasting, traditional Spanish dishes, and a calcotada are discussed as Eva, Carey, and special guest Linda Lomelino recap their Barcelona food photography workshop.

Mar 18 2016

1hr 16mins

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S1 Aphrodisiacs

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A discussion of the various plants, foods, and beverages with supposed aphrodisiac properties, and some of the possible science behind it.

Feb 18 2016

50mins

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S1 British Virgin Islands

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We talk all about our British Virgin Islands food photography & mixology workshop, including the time our car got stuck on a near-vertical incline and we had the infamous 'bamba punch'.

Feb 02 2016

1hr 22mins

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S1 Taste

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The science behind taste and theories on why flavors pair well, with an on-air tasting of flavoring pairings and experiments with miraculin.

Jan 21 2016

1hr 39mins

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S1 Fad Diets

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Everything from the cabbage soup diet to tape worms is addressed in this fad diet discussion.

Jan 07 2016

1hr 1min

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S1 Stocks & Bone Broth

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Techniques for making homemade stock, plus a discussion of the hype surrounding the benefits of bone broth.

Dec 23 2015

50mins

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S1 Thanksgiving Tips

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Everything from brining, basting, and how to mash mashed potatoes is discussed in this Thanksgiving prep episode.

Nov 24 2015

1hr 6mins

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S1 Food Blogging

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The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

Nov 12 2015

1hr 14mins

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S1 Offal

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All the leftover animals bits, from organs to eyes to bones, and the various ways people prepare and eat them.

Nov 01 2015

1hr 13mins

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S1 Food Superstitions

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The devil siting on your bread, reading tea leaves, and salt-spilling are a few of the food superstitions discussed in this eerie episode.

Oct 19 2015

54mins

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S1 Nutrient Deficiencies

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The key nutrients that are essential for keeping us healthy, and what can go wrong when we have too little or too much of them in our diets.

Oct 15 2015

41mins

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S1 Croatia Workshop Recap

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Eva & Carey welcome their first guest, Maggie, who joins them in their recap discussion of their Croatia photography & truffle workshop.

Oct 08 2015

1hr 28mins

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S1 Pizza

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The history and flavor of this savory and versatile flatbread is discussed.

Sep 22 2015

42mins

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S1 Delicacies?

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The humble roots of some popular high-priced foods.

Sep 16 2015

58mins

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S1 Rum

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The flavor profiles, history, and distillation of rum are explored in this episode of First We Eat.

Sep 08 2015

48mins

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S1 Ergot

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How a fungus with some unusual side effects may have played a role in several major events throughout history.

Sep 02 2015

42mins

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S1 Barbecue Sauce

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Eva and Carey talk about the different varieties of barbecue sauce throughout the southern United Sates.

Aug 24 2015

47mins

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S1 Soy Fermentation

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Eva and Carey discuss different types of fermented soy, like miso, soy sauce, and tempeh.

Aug 19 2015

51mins

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