The Feast

13 Episodes

Meals that made history. Sporadic recipes. Patchy puns.

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A Battle of the Chicken Pot Pies: A History of Department Store Dining

March 22nd, 2017

33:08
I ate so much chicken pot pie while we were making this episode. Such are the difficult demands of historical research...

Intoxication and Civilization: Beer's Ancient Past

March 22nd, 2017

30:47
I always knew beer was the root of civilization. This just confirms it.

ENCORE: Dinner at the Patel Motel (Gravy Ep. 33)

March 22nd, 2017

A gem of a gravy episode. The hidden food world behind the motels in the southern USA. This blew my mind.

#733: A Trunk Full of Truffles

March 22nd, 2017

21:42
There's a black market of truffles. That is all.

#15 Extinct Hockey

March 22nd, 2017

48:37
Living in Canada, you'd think I'd get enough hockey. But you'd be wrong. Also- their description of a hockey game is perfect (DRUM!)

Micromorphology in China, prehistoric pottery, and lots of food recipes!

March 22nd, 2017

46:23
Such a great idea for a podcast- you learn about archaeology AND you get recipes. What's not to like?

The World of Wacky, Wonderful Road Trips

March 22nd, 2017

23:45
Who doesn't like road trips? This episode may or may not have been responsible for me buying a road trip cooler.

44 – Black Chef, White House: African American Cooks in the President’s Kitchen

March 22nd, 2017

17:02
The history of African American chefs at the White House, from George Washington & Hercules to Lyndon Johnson & Zephyr Wright.

#674: We Cooked A Peacock

March 22nd, 2017

20:11
"But, do you KNOW peacocks?" This episode is to blame for my new catchphrase. That, and they cook a peacock.

#50 Hershey, Pennsylvania

March 22nd, 2017

18:54
I always imagine living in Hershey, PA is like living in Willy Wonka's factory. I intend to keep up this illusion.
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