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Meat + Three

Heritage Radio Network

A square meal for your ears! This zesty, 15-minute weekly update on food stories and commentary is modeled after the Southern meat-and-three-sides concept: a deep dive and three shorts. Keep up with the latest food trends, the political economy and societal impact of food, health news, and more. Discover your next favorite food podcast via our rotating contributors, and join us as we explore what the fork is going on in the world right now. Meat + Three is the voice of Heritage Radio Network, a Brooklyn-based nonprofit food media mecca with over 35 weekly food shows and a mission to make the world more equitable, sustainable, and delicious. Meat + Three is hosted by HRN Executive Director Caity Moseman Wadler and Communications Director Kat Johnson.

A square meal for your ears! This zesty, 15-minute weekly update on food stories and commentary is modeled after the Southern meat-and-three-sides concept: a deep dive and three shorts. Keep up with the latest food trends, the political economy and societal impact of food, health news, and more. Discover your next favorite food podcast via our rotating contributors, and join us as we explore what the fork is going on in the world right now. Meat + Three is the voice of Heritage Radio Network, a Brooklyn-based nonprofit food media mecca with over 35 weekly food shows and a mission to make the world more equitable, sustainable, and delicious. Meat + Three is hosted by HRN Executive Director Caity Moseman Wadler and Communications Director Kat Johnson.
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A square meal for your ears! This zesty, 15-minute weekly update on food stories and commentary is modeled after the Southern meat-and-three-sides concept: a deep dive and three shorts. Keep up with the latest food trends, the political economy and societal impact of food, health news, and more. Discover your next favorite food podcast via our rotating contributors, and join us as we explore what the fork is going on in the world right now. Meat + Three is the voice of Heritage Radio Network, a Brooklyn-based nonprofit food media mecca with over 35 weekly food shows and a mission to make the world more equitable, sustainable, and delicious. Meat + Three is hosted by HRN Executive Director Caity Moseman Wadler and Communications Director Kat Johnson.

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Episodes

The Notorious BEC

10/18/2019
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The bacon egg and cheese has long been a staple in New Yorkers' diets. A bodega classic, the BEC is cheap, portable, and delicious. The breakfast sandwich, typically wrapped in wax paper and foil, is an unlikely candidate for upscaling. Yet, in the last several years, it has started to pop up on the menus of the city’s trendiest eateries. This week, we’re taking a look into the bacon egg and cheese’s newfound high-end status. Julia Press follows the sandwich from a midtown food cart to a...

Duration:00:11:42

Good News and Good News Only

10/11/2019
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Take a break from the increasingly stressful news cycle for some uplifting food stories First, we hear from Jessica Krainchich, who brought us into the world of youth markets with the legendary planner, Bob Lewis. Then, H Conley has a story about the seed breeder working to make vegetables taste better. Next, we go inside Julia's Kitchen to hear about José Andres's work with World Central Kitchen, an organization on the front lines offering relief in areas affected by natural disasters....

Duration:00:21:54

The Cost of Convenience

10/4/2019
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In this episode, you’ll learn more about how the way we shop, eat, and pay for food is changing – for good and for bad. First, we hear from Jessica Krainchich, who set out to learn if autonomous trucks are going to disrupt how food travels across the United States. Then, H Conley takes us inside the world of ghost kitchens. Next we turn to Ruby Walsh, who has the story on the tipping scandal that forced apps to be more transparent about how they pay delivery drivers. And finally, Nicole...

Duration:00:22:45

Dispatches from Feast Portland

9/27/2019
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Recently, HRN traveled to Feast Portland, a west coast food festival that showcases truly delicious bites and deep talks about the current state of the food and beverage industry. Since 2012, the festival has also raised over half a million dollars to help fight hunger. In this episode, we’ll bring you some highlights from our conversations there, with a particular focus on what food business success looks like today. You’ll hear Salt & Straw co-founder, Tyler Malek in conversation with...

Duration:00:20:49

Finding Joy in Your Kitchen

8/16/2019
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Have you ever found a recipe, ingredient, kitchen tool, or cookbook that has changed the way your whole kitchen functions? We’re obsessed with these joyous discoveries, so we’re dedicating our season four finale to them! This episode is bookended with clever kitchen hacks, but dives deep into elements of cooking where we find ultimate satisfaction. Aleah Papes assembles her roommates for a discussion on how to maximize deliciousness and minimize stress when maneuvering their weekly CSA box....

Duration:00:29:49

The World in a Wine Glass

8/9/2019
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Wind your way through the world’s markets, both physical and financial, to find out how they’re changing. This week on Meat + Three, we explore global food trade. First, we follow the journey of deliciously sweet dates – from markets in the Middle East to Missouri. Then, Cathy Erway introduces us to Lizzie Collingham’s book, Taste of Empire, which tells the story of the British Empire's lasting influence on on world through 20 significant dishes. Finally, we try to understand how climate...

Duration:00:21:09

The Transformative Power of Food Literature

8/2/2019
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Meet four more HRN Hall of Fame inductees – they're all writers who have changed the way we talk about food. We take a look at the journeys that shaped their literary voices, explore the culinary landscape they work with, and examine the transformative effect their work has had on what we eat and where it comes from. The name Michael Pollan is synonymous with books which have inspired millions to think and eat differently. It’s no surprise he joins our Hall of Fame with best-selling...

Duration:00:19:47

Houston, We Have Dippin' Dots

7/26/2019
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Over 50 years ago, humankind went to the moon. This episode is all about how astronauts, space enthusiasts, fictional explorers and future Mars residents nourish themselves. Kat Johnson shares lessons from Space Camp. Pauline Munch discovers the logistical challenges involved with growing enough food for an interplanetary journey. Oscar Belkin-Sessler walks us through history of astronaut food, Aleah Papes enlists former HRN host, Ashley Kosiak, to examine the role of food in science...

Duration:00:23:16

Heritage: Flavor, Florideae, and Family Recipes

7/12/2019
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Pirate radio founders in Italy, Nonnas in Staten Island, pig farmers in coastal Georgia, and seaweed entrepreneurs in Maine – these are just a few of the characters you'll meet in this week's episode. We look at a word that's central to our mission – HERITAGE – by exploring flavor preservation, family recipes, and both land-based and aquatic farming practices. Our food heritage is something to be celebrated and fiercely protected, and it takes a diverse group of people to give our culinary...

Duration:00:23:40

How Many Hot Dogs Can You Eat?

7/3/2019
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In the United States, the first recorded eating competition is said to date back to 1916, when new immigrants showed off their new American patriotism by eating as many hot dogs as fast as possible. Today, we take a deeper look into that well-established Fourth of July tradition and try to figure out how (and why) competitors push their stomachs to the limits. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the...

Duration:00:17:12

Artisan Aficionados and Trailblazing Farmers

6/28/2019
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This week on Meat + Three, meet four of our HRN Hall of Fame inductees. They’re all growers and makers doing tireless and delicious work to cultivate good, clean, and fair food. Cesare Casella is an Italian chef, author, and educator who teamed up with Heritage Foods on to preserve endangered species of livestock with his line of Casella's Heritage Prosciutto. Andy Hatch is a prolific Wisconsin cheesemaker known for the incredible cheeses he makes, Pleasant Ridge Reserve and Rush Creek...

Duration:00:22:48

Riots & Refuge: Queering the Table on the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall

6/21/2019
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Happy Pride! In today’s episode, we honor the trailblazers and celebrate the community builders by exploring the role food has played in the fight for LGBTQ+ rights. Nico Wisler, host of our newest show Queer The Table brings us a story about the Compton’s Cafeteria riot, an uprising that preceded the Stonewall Riots by a few years and marked the beginning of transgender activism in San Francisco. Colette LeGrande, who today stars in drag shows at Aunt Charlie’s Lounge, was a regular patron...

Duration:00:24:20

Aspiration to Action – Recorded LIVE at Haven's Kitchen

6/13/2019
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Have you ever wanted to open a restaurant? Launch your own food brand? Or dive into the ever-changing world of food media? This week on Meat + Three, we’re inviting you into our recent live show, Aspiration To Action. With a rambunctious and informative perspective, we’ll lead you through tales of the good, the bad, and the transformative featuring food world innovators and HRN hosts Zahra Tangorra and Bretton Scott (Life’s A Banquet), Dana Cowin (Speaking Broadly), Eli and Max Sussman (The...

Duration:00:19:17

Ice Cream! Scoops, Secrets, and Stabilizers

6/7/2019
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"If you don’t feel guilty, it wasn't that good." According to a 1987 Frusen Glädjé commercial, you'd be crazy to stop eating ice cream! The Swedish-sounding ice cream brand doesn't exist anymore, but we're certainly not lacking in other options – from Breyers to Ben & Jerry's. We kick off today's show with some advice on making homemade ice cream from the confection queen, Rose Levy Beranbaum. We try to get some research and development secrets out of one of Ben & Jerry's flavor gurus, and...

Duration:00:22:03

Counter Culture and Soul Food

5/31/2019
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This week on Meat + Three, meet four of our Hall of Fame inductees. They’re chefs that have changed the way we see, taste, and experience food. We begin with Alice Waters, a counter culture chef who has planted a seed of deliciousness in schoolyards across the country. Todd Richards shares the impact that family has on his cookbooks, kitchens, and food philosophy. Julia Turshen inspires us with her work "Feeding the Resistance," and Tunde Wey tackles racial and wealth disparity with hot...

Duration:00:26:26

Forbidden Fare

5/24/2019
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Some foods are forbidden due to special diets, policies, or cultural stigmas. What do these taboos say about us and the way we eat? We've got stories about black rice, cutting carbs, the intersection of roast duck and government policy, and human milk. We try to understand the effects of forbidding foods and what happens when people consume them anyway. Meat + Three is powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:23:23

Welcome to Brooklyn

5/17/2019
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We’re back! To start our fourth season, we're celebrating HRN’s 10th birthday with a very special episode about HRN's home, Brooklyn. Not only is it the birthplace of food radio, but it's also home to some buzzy neighborhood pollinators and the urban farmers who care for them. We have an interview with Eric Adams, Brooklyn's Borough President, who shares his transformative health journey. Our neighborhood of Bushwick has changed a lot over the past decade, from its culinary renaissance to...

Duration:00:28:06

There's Always Money in the Lemonade Stand

5/10/2019
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With summer on the horizon, we’re revisiting one of our all-time favorite stories! Harry Rosenblum, host of Feast Yr Ears shares the history of lemonade stands and enlists his daughter, Moxie, to provide some invaluable operational advice. Plus, HRN board member and resident accountant JoAnn “Flash” Fleming has financial tips for all you lemonade entrepreneurs. Why are we rerunning this story now? Believe it or not, running a lemonade stand in New York without a permit is a fineable...

Duration:00:04:52

Under the Influence

4/26/2019
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Beer before wine, you’ll be fine? Prevailing wisdom says you can avoid a hangover by consuming drinks in the correct order, but does it hold true? This week on Meat + Three, we’re exploring the interactions that happen within our bodies, on our plates, between cultures, and in laboratories. While some interactions mean a hellish hangover, others bring us delightful recipes or medical innovations. We speak with scientists about the unexpected results on a mixed drink, get advice from all...

Duration:00:25:48

What an Honor

4/19/2019
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Next month, the James Beard Foundation will announce a new batch of restaurant and chef winners in Chicago. With the "Oscars of Food" approaching, we wanted to explore the world of food awards. While the upsides of winning are apparent, there are downsides, too. Chef Steven Satterfield of Miller Union describes some of the unrealistic expectations that diners developed after he won the award for Best Chef Southeast. Matt and Ted Lee sit down with Harry Rosenblum to discuss a category that's...

Duration:00:17:58