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Deep Dish! The official podcast of Poor Couple's Food Guide! Half history lesson, half food science, it's like Good Eats meets Last Comic Standing! Each episode focuses on one specific food or dish, in which we take a deep-dive look on the origins of it, its history and development, and what it means to us in modern society, all with jokes and humor sprinkled throughout!

Deep Dish! The official podcast of Poor Couple's Food Guide! Half history lesson, half food science, it's like Good Eats meets Last Comic Standing! Each episode focuses on one specific food or dish, in which we take a deep-dive look on the origins of it, its history and development, and what it means to us in modern society, all with jokes and humor sprinkled throughout!

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United States

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Deep Dish! The official podcast of Poor Couple's Food Guide! Half history lesson, half food science, it's like Good Eats meets Last Comic Standing! Each episode focuses on one specific food or dish, in which we take a deep-dive look on the origins of it, its history and development, and what it means to us in modern society, all with jokes and humor sprinkled throughout!

Language:

English

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Episodes

Episode 19: Off Topic! Super Bowl Foods By State!

2/6/2021
In this off-topic episode of Deep Dish, we look at another Google Trends map which shows some interesting search results from different U.S. states related to what kinda Super Bowl foods they're looking to make! After this, we tear apart an op-ed written by possibly the richest, most spoiled douchebag on Planet Earth, who published an entire article complaining that his vacation to Hawaii, in the middle of a pandemic, had to be cancelled. We finish up with a mind-boggling edition of Shitty...

Duration:00:50:44

Episode 18: Gingerbread Men!

1/21/2021
In the first 2021 edition of Deep Dish, we take a look at a beloved Christmas cookie, and find out why they're so associated with Christmas! Are gingerbread cookies medicine? Which came first, gingerbread loaves or gingerbread cookies? What connection do these wholesome cookies have to Roman orgies? Listen now to find out! Highlights

Duration:01:21:57

Episode 17: Off Topic! Christmas Special!

12/23/2020
We go off-topic in this holly-jolly Christmas edition of Deep Dish!

Duration:00:34:15

Episode 16: Chili Con Carne!

12/3/2020
In this edition of Deep Dish, we investigate the pinnacle of Tex-Mex cuisine, chili con carne. Learn about how it came out of the complicated history of Mexico and Texas, before spreading to the rest of the U.S. This week, we also bring on a special guest for the very first time in Deep Dish! A longtime friend of the show, Patrick R., a born and bred Texan, shows up for the latter half of the ep to tell us all about how much Texas loves its chili. Highlights

Duration:01:52:27

Episode 15: Ranking Thanksgiving Foods!

11/14/2020
In this off-topic episode we're getting ready for food's biggest holiday - Thanksgiving! We're ranking traditional Thanksgiving foods to determine the best and the worst of the bunch. No history this episode, just a good old fashioned battle between foods to see who comes out on top. Which food will reach God tier status? Which food will be the bottom of the barrel? Listen now to find out! Highlights

Duration:01:16:28

Episode 14: Peanut Butter Cups!

10/29/2020
Join us for a special Halloween edition of Deep Dish in which we discuss cherished Halloween memories, and look into the sweet 'n' salty history of peanut butter cups! We also take a peek at some seasonally-appropriate news stories about licorice killing people, stupid 2020 trick-or-treat ideas, and the age old myth of poison candy that doesn't exist! Happy Halloween, everyone! Stay spooky! (And hungry!)

Duration:01:24:58

Episode 13: Pumpkin Spice Lattes

10/15/2020
In this episode of Deep Dish, take a look at the cultural phenomenon that is pumpkin spice lattes! Did Starbucks actually invent them? Are pumpkin pie spice products supposed to actually contain pumpkin? What spices actually ARE “pumpkin spice”?! Listen now to find out! Highlights

Duration:01:11:44

Episode 12: Burritos

9/30/2020
In this super-stuffed episode of Deep Dish, we do a deep dive on all things burrito-related! How long have people been eating tortillas? What the hell is nixtamalization? Why is Taco Bell getting rid of all its menu?! All these answers and more await, if you can stomach this 2-hour-long behemoth! Highlights

Duration:01:12:43

Episode 11: Chicken Tikka Masala!

9/17/2020
In this episode of Deep Dish, we head over to India...or...Scotland? and cozy up with some curry. Which country can lay claim to the origin of Chicken Tikka Masala? Has the UK finally redeemed itself, culinarily speaking? You'll have to listen to find out! Highlights

Duration:01:20:32

Episode 10: Off Topic! Weird Anniversary Gift Traditions, The Hamptons, Audio Issues!

9/11/2020
In this off-week edition of Deep Dish, we discuss our Labor Day weekend, which included our very first wedding anniversary! We also play another round of Shitty Old Recipes! Highlights include...

Duration:00:40:00

Episode 9: Ice Cream Sandwiches!

9/3/2020
In this episode of Deep Dish, we explore the history of the ice cream sandwich! How many different types of ice cream sandwich are there around the world? What does the Jersey Shore have to do with ice cream sandwiches? Which member of the Jersey Shore are we related to? You'll have to listen to find out! Highlights

Duration:01:13:15

Episode 8: S'Mores!

8/27/2020
In this episode of Deep Dish, we hang out around the campfire and roast up some s'mores! How long have we been roasting marshmallows around fires? Did the person who wrote down the s'mores recipe have the best Girl Scout leader name? You'll have to listen to find out! Highlights

Duration:01:16:57

Episode 7: Lemonade!

8/20/2020
Deep Dish is back! After our brief hiatus to collect feedback, we've returned with our best episode yet. This week, we discuss the surprisingly ancient history of lemonade! Where did lemons come from? What's an ade? Your answers await! Highlights Next week we'll be focusing on one of the truest summertime treats that exist, though strangely only in America! These toasty, campfire favorites are simple, yet satisfying. Think you know what it is? Write in or comment with your guesses, and...

Duration:01:17:18

Episode 6: Off-Topic!

8/10/2020
Following our trial run of five episodes, we've decided to do a bonus episode while we work on taking your feedback and suggestions for the future of Deep Dish! This episode is a bonus, so there's no topic, no research, just food talk! Highlights Include: We're all-ears for constructive criticism! So please write in to poorcouplesfoodguide@gmail.com, or hit us up on Facebook and Instagram to let us know what you want more of and less of, in Deep Dish! Episode 7 will be back to normal, once...

Duration:00:38:18

Episode 5: Flan!

7/30/2020
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.

Duration:00:49:19

Episode 4: Banana Bread!

7/23/2020
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!

Duration:00:59:58

Episode 3: Penne Alla Vodka!

7/16/2020
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!

Duration:00:53:09

Episode 2: Hamburgers!

7/9/2020
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!

Duration:00:57:24

Episode 1: Irish Soda Bread

7/3/2020
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!

Duration:00:55:42