A disappearing food franchise. The story behind how a Vietnamese spring roll ended up on the menu of Senegalese restaurants. We take America's Test Kitchen's inquisitive and relentless approach to telling unexpected, funny, and thought-provoking narratives about food and drink. This is not a recipe show. And this is not a show about celebrity chefs or what they like to eat. Proof plunges into history, culture, science, and the psyche to uncover the hidden backstories that feed your food-obse ...
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A multi-continent botanical and sociological tour of 3/4ths of the planet with historian Neil Young, who no longer lives in the South but loves this hyper-regional specialty. We talk about the sneaky language of quiet propaganda, the Civil War, sarcastic music, and a couple of Trumps. Join Katherine on Instagram Live on Thursday, October 24 at 4pm Pacific Time to talk about the episode and other food history stuff: www.instagram.com/smartmouthpodcast/ Smart Mouth is on Patreon: www.patreon.com/smartmouthpodcast www.instagram.com/smartmouthpodcast/ www.facebook.com/groups/268127480409103/ Please subscribe to (and rate & review) this podcast in iTunes or any podcast app so you never miss an episode! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/smart-mouth/id1171755407 Sources: https://amzn.to/2MJHt9y (Neil's book) https://amzn.to/2BASxko https://amzn.to/32Ecy5t https://orionmagazine.org/article/stalking-the-wild-groundnut/ https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2014/04/20/304585019/a-legume-with-many-names-the-story-of-goober https://www.nationalpeanutboard.org/peanut-info/history-boiled-peanuts-from-necessity-to-southern-delicacy.htm https://www.southernliving.com/nuts/peanuts/boiled-peanuts-history https://whatscookingamerica.net/History/BoiledPeanutsHistory.htm https://www.jstor.org/stable/40467546?seq=1#metadata_info_tab_contents https://www.seriouseats.com/2015/08/history-southern-boiled-peanuts.html