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Burnt Toast

Food intersects with our lives in more ways than we think. Food52's Burnt Toast podcast chases those stories to give listeners the... more

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Simply Genius Cookies with Tara O'Brady

The Simply Genius Cookbook is out now!! To celebrate, we're sharing an episode of Genius Recipe Tapes all about one... more

22 May 2023 · 26 minutes
A Simply Genius Tomato Sauce in 5-ish Minutes

With the release of the Simply Genius cookbook right around the corner, this week we wanted to share a particularly... more

18 May 2023 · 12 minutes
Jolie Laide

In French, "jolie laide" means "pretty and ugly"; it's a way to describe something that is unconventionally beautiful. This homage... more

15 May 2023 · 27 minutes
Leonardo Urena and the Giant Pumpkin

How, exactly, you grow a gourd larger than a living room, and more importantly—why.

11 May 2023 · 17 minutes
Where Did the Banana Peel Slipping Gag Come From?

The banana peel is so synonymous with slipperiness that we know how this joke ends right when it starts—why? And... more

08 May 2023 · 14 minutes
Part II: Meet the Inventor of the Roto-Broil 400

After our episode about the vintage rotisserie machine that still has a cult following, we received an email from the... more

08 May 2023 · 14 minutes
The Worst Food in White House History

One presidential term goes down in history as serving borderline inedible food to the thousands of guests who dined there.... more

04 May 2023 · 19 minutes
Can You *Really* Season Your Food with Sound?

We talk to Professor Charles Spence about the science behind how what you hear when you eat affects the whole... more

04 May 2023 · 13 minutes
Meet the Roto-Broil 400

This countertop rotisserie has a lively cult following for producing the juiciest, spit-roasted birds. Our reason to be suspicious? It... more

01 May 2023 · 15 minutes
Why is There No Pie Emoji?

We ask—and then we try to change emoji history. Learn how an emoji gets made as we submit our pie... more

27 Apr 2023 · 17 minutes
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Simply Genius Cookies with Tara O'Brady
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