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Proof, the new podcast from America's Test Kitchen, goes beyond recipes and cooking to investigate the foods we love (such as deep-fried twinkies and tiki drinks) and don't love (like once-in-vogue celery and the meteoric rise of the grain bowl); ask the big questions (where do food cravings come from?); and uncover the hidden backstories that feed your food-obsessed brain. Proof, solving food mysteries one story at a time.

Proof, the new podcast from America's Test Kitchen, goes beyond recipes and cooking to investigate the foods we love (such as deep-fried twinkies and tiki drinks) and don't love (like once-in-vogue celery and the meteoric rise of the grain bowl); ask the big questions (where do food cravings come from?); and uncover the hidden backstories that feed your food-obsessed brain. Proof, solving food mysteries one story at a time.
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Proof, the new podcast from America's Test Kitchen, goes beyond recipes and cooking to investigate the foods we love (such as deep-fried twinkies and tiki drinks) and don't love (like once-in-vogue celery and the meteoric rise of the grain bowl); ask the big questions (where do food cravings come from?); and uncover the hidden backstories that feed your food-obsessed brain. Proof, solving food mysteries one story at a time.

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English

Contact:

6172321000


Episodes

FAIR FOODS

12/6/2018
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State fairs have become the site of a novelty fried foods arms race, with vendors clamoring to outdo themselves (and each other) every year. We set out to learn why the adrenaline-seeking foodie in each of us wants to try deep-fried kool-aid at the fair, even if we eat sensibly in our real lives.

Duration:00:29:47

BEANBOOZLED, Part 2

11/29/2018
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In part 2 of our Beanboozled story, we go inside Givaudan, one of the largest flavor houses in the world, to uncover how stinky sock flavored jelly beans are made.

Duration:00:40:31

BEANBOOZLED, Part 1

11/22/2018
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Jelly Belly's popular "Beanboozled" game is an edible version of Russian roulette. You might score a tutti frutti bean, or you might get stuck with a stinky sock-flavored bean. But how in the world did Jelly Belly distill these disgusting flavors into a tiny, innocent looking candy? This curiosity leads us into the strange hidden world of commercial flavor chemistry, secret societies of flavorists, and so-called flavor artists. This is part 1 of an engrossing journey into the weird science...

Duration:00:45:54

TIKI

11/15/2018
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Wait... the mai tai was invented in Oakland?! We follow the popular cocktail on a historical journey through the rise and fall of tiki culture in America.

Duration:00:32:14

CRAVINGS

11/8/2018
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We've all been there - the moment when an overpowering food craving descends upon you and takes possession of your body, mind, and wallet. But where do food cravings come from? Are they cultural, genetic, gender-specific? We find out if science has the answer.

Duration:00:31:39

CELERY

10/31/2018
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Celery was the "it" vegetable of the Victorian era - celery tonics claimed to cure everything from overstrained nerves to a sluggish liver, and upper-class Victorians had special dishes for serving and displaying their celery. So how did celery go from fashionable to forgettable? We trace celery's fall from grace and ask the important question: is it poised for a comeback?

Duration:00:37:10

Introducing Proof from America's Test Kitchen

10/9/2018
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Proof is a new podcast from America’s Test Kitchen that goes beyond recipes and cooking to solve food mysteries big and small.

Duration:00:02:41