Rank #1: S1 Wine
Eva and Carey discuss the process of fermenting grapes to make wine, and all the variables that affect the final flavor.
Aug 11 2015
Rank #2: S1 Sourdough
Eva and Carey discuss the science behind sourdough bread.
Jul 21 2015
Rank #3: S1 Cheese
Eva and Carey talk about the preparation of cheese, aged versus fresh cheese, and flavor profiles of different cheese varieites.
May 10 2015
Rank #4: S1 Fad Diets
Everything from the cabbage soup diet to tape worms is addressed in this fad diet discussion.
Jan 07 2016
Rank #5: S1 Nutmeg
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
Rank #6: S1 Taste
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
Rank #7: S1 Food Blogging
The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly
Nov 12 2015
Rank #8: S1 Mushrooms
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
Rank #9: S1 Civil War Foods
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
Rank #10: S1 Food Superstitions
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