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What is aquafaba? Are baby carrots really baby carrots? Here the editors of TASTE answer some of life’s most-pressing culinary mysteries. TASTE is an online food and culture magazine, reporting from the frontlines of dinner.

What is aquafaba? Are baby carrots really baby carrots? Here the editors of TASTE answer some of life’s most-pressing culinary mysteries. TASTE is an online food and culture magazine, reporting from the frontlines of dinner.
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United States

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What is aquafaba? Are baby carrots really baby carrots? Here the editors of TASTE answer some of life’s most-pressing culinary mysteries. TASTE is an online food and culture magazine, reporting from the frontlines of dinner.

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English


Episodes

Milanese, Schnitzel, Chick-fil-A: Who Makes The Best Cutlet?

9/22/2018
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Many cultures have mastered the art of pounding, breading, and frying meat. But we have our favorite.

Duration:00:05:23

What is Tahini Exactly?

9/21/2018
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The history of one of the world’s oldest condiments.

Duration:00:01:47

The $800 Million Hot Pot IPO

9/20/2018
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The success of Chinese chain Haidilao in China and abroad bubbles with excitement—and symbolism.

Duration:00:12:48

Who Invented Pepperoni?

9/19/2018
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Turns out the Italian classic is unheard of in Italy.

Duration:00:01:46

The Death of the American Coffeehouse

9/18/2018
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There was a time before the Smiths and Bauhaus were replaced by bland electropop picked by a Spotify algorithm. A time when coffeehouses were where you went to think.

Duration:00:08:50

Why Do Onions Make You Cry?

9/17/2018
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The science behind the kitchen’s most common chemical weapon.

Duration:00:01:24

After a Luxurious 250 Years, Caviar Returns to Its Humble Roots

9/16/2018
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Caviar used to be a sustaining meal eaten by the working class. How did it come to be such a symbol of extravagance?

Duration:00:07:43

Do You Really Need to Salt Pasta Water?

9/15/2018
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Not all sprinkles of the stuff carry the same weight.

Duration:00:01:33

Leading Roll: Why American Cooks Can’t Quit the Paper Towel

9/14/2018
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To some, paper towels are a symbol of waste. Ease over ecology. But for many, a roll in the kitchen is a requirement for smart home cooking.

Duration:00:10:48

How Do You Make Lox?

9/13/2018
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The smoked fish you’ve been calling lox is actually something else entirely.

Duration:00:01:25

A Restaurant Job That Comes With an Education

9/12/2018
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At an innovative restaurant in Brooklyn, paid kitchen internships give refugees formal restaurant training.

Duration:00:08:11

What is Boba?

9/11/2018
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Here’s how tapioca pearls are made.

Duration:00:01:16

The Dinner Party Flex: Cooking in the Age of Social Media

9/10/2018
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What motivates the youngest generation of home cooks? A writer of a certain age sets out to decode the dinner party flex.

Duration:00:09:37

Who Invented the Buffalo Wing?

9/9/2018
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The inside scoop behind a piece of edible Americana.

Duration:00:01:50

Back to Basic

9/8/2018
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If you're a fan of home cooking, deep dives into culinary history, and emerging topics in today’s quickly moving food culture, TASTE Daily is a must-listen. Home to the popular series TASTE Food Questions, as well as essays, travel features, interviews, and deeply reported narrative non-fiction published on TASTE. Produced by Max Falkowitz, Anna Hezel, and Matt Rodbard.

Duration:00:04:56

How Do You Make Miso?

9/7/2018
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And what is it, exactly?

Duration:00:01:44

Inside the Cult of Clay Cookware

9/6/2018
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Make all your food taste better with this one prehistoric trick? Not exactly, but clay-pot cooking has got some rabid fans.

Duration:00:08:49

What is Frito Pie?

9/5/2018
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How a corn chip casserole became an essential piece of Americana.

Duration:00:01:51

Adobo Seasoning and the Art of Puerto Rican Dry Marinade

9/4/2018
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Why are plastic canisters of Goya adobo seasoning so ubiquitous in Puerto Rican kitchens? Because the spice blend goes well with pretty much everything.

Duration:00:05:09

What's the Best Way to Dry Lettuce?

9/3/2018
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How to prevent watery salads and sad pools of dressing at the bottom of your bowl.

Duration:00:01:20