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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.

Rank #1: 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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Rank #2: S1 Sourdough

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Eva and Carey discuss the science behind sourdough bread.

Jul 21 2015

36mins

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Rank #3: 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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Rank #4: 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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Rank #5: 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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Rank #6: 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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Rank #7: S1 Food Blogging

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The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

Nov 12 2015

1hr 14mins

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Rank #8: 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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Rank #9: 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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Rank #10: 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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