Poor Couple’s Food Guide
Episode 5: Flan!

Episode 5: Flan!

July 30, 2020

In this episode of Deep Dish, we take you all the way back to Ancient Rome where everybody's favorite jiggly custard dessert, flan, was first created! It's a miracle we still eat this stuff considering how many collapsed empires it survived! In the spirit of custard, we also go over some Jell-o mold horrors from the 1960s! And uh, yeah, they're pretty bad.

Episode 4: Banana Bread!

Episode 4: Banana Bread!

July 23, 2020

In this episode of Deep Dish, we discuss the incredibly specific circumstances that led to banana bread's creation in the early 1900s! This sweet, quickbread seems so simple, but there's more to it than just someone thinking banana-flavored bread was be a good idea!

Episode 3: Penne Alla Vodka!

Episode 3: Penne Alla Vodka!

July 16, 2020

In this episode, we take a look at a true New York favorite, penne alla vodka. This rich, creamy, vodka-infused pasta dish has a disputed origin with some people claiming it was invented in Italy, and some saying it was invented state-side! Which was it? Listen to find out!

Episode 2: Hamburgers!

Episode 2: Hamburgers!

July 9, 2020

In this episode, we take a look at one of the most iconic foods in American history, hamburgers! Find out how a disgusting hockey puck of raw meat and bread turned into a beloved BBQ favorite! Then discover its path from a country-fair staple to fast food icon and more!

 

Episode 1: Irish Soda Bread

Episode 1: Irish Soda Bread

July 3, 2020

In the premiere episode of PCFG Deep Dish Podcast, Erik and Meg take a look at Irish Soda Bread. Discover the origins of this humble, easy, little bread loaf, and how it came to become a St. Patrick's Day favorite!