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Episode 105: American Chinese Food with Edgar Momplaisir

“Blue zones” (it’s not political), Adventists vs heavy drinkers, cheap meat, and tomfoolery at the New York Times with Edgar Momplaisir. I propose that American Chinese is just one region of Chinese food, and we talk about the HBO show Deadwood a surprising amount. (Listen here.)

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Chop Suey: A Cultural History of Chinese Food in the United States

The Search for General Tso

The Fortune Cookie Chronicles: Adventures in the World of Chinese Food

Episode 104: Khachapuri with Josh Scherer

Coke Zero, debasing yourself on the internet, how much we want to go to Georgia - the country. Food YouTuber (is that the phrase?) Josh Scherer (buy his book here) also talks about the Dionysus-wine-Jesus connection, JK Rowling’s revisionist history, and how everything we know about Russia we learned from The Americans. Plus some inside baseball on all the privilege in the food writing industry. (Listen here.)

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The Georgian Feast: The Vibrant Culture and Savory Food of the Republic of Georgia

Splendid Table

Episode 101: Borscht with Olivia Smoliga

An Olympic gold medalist! But .. what is her job, exactly? Swimmer Olivia Smoliga explains that, plus McDonald’s vs Starbucks for breakfast, fermented hogweed, and a Polish moonshine recipe. Anyone know who invented vodka? (Listen here.)

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A Taste Of Russia: A Cookbook Of Russian Hospitality

The Guardian

The New Yorker

Indiana University

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Moment

Episode 70: Ice Cream with Roxana Jullapat

Champion of desserts Roxana Jullapat talks ice cream science, the importance of aspic in culinary school and the gratification of bread-baking. Plus, the African-Americans who made ice cream so popular, starting in Philadelphia.

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Mrs. Mary Eales's Receipts

The President's Kitchen Cabinet: The Story of the African Americans Who Have Fed Our First Families

Food Timeline

Gastronomica

Episode 66: The Origins of "California Cuisine" with Andrea Crawford

Alice Waters and Wolfgang Puck got a lot of credit for the 1970s birth of "California cuisine," but they couldn’t have done it without farmers actually growing that famous produce. Andrea Crawford supplied the lettuce - and has the scoop on the early days at Chez Panisse: communal living! Urban homesteading! ...Lawry’s Seasoned Salt!

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Music: In the Summertime, Mungo Jerry