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Episode 070: Answers to the Queso Question

Episode 070: Answers to the Queso Question

| February 20, 2014

“Episode 070: Answers to the Queso Question” Will goes down another rabbit hole filled with queso. This time, however, he emerges with four answers to the queso question. (Or, how to make queso without Velveeta.)

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Episode 069: Barbecue and/as Religion

Episode 069: Barbecue and/as Religion

| January 23, 2014

Will and family go out to “the cathedral of smoke,” Louie Mueller Barbecue. Will’s mom is a preacher and the trip gets him thinking about the intersections of barbecue and religion. It goes beyond analogy. Have a listen.

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Episode 068: Burritosearch? Researrito?

Episode 068: Burritosearch? Researrito?

| January 3, 2014

Will has been up to his eyeballs in burrito research, but it is nothing compared to Bill Addison’s Bay-area burrito quest some years back. Listen to some of Addison’s criteria for a good burrito, then find out Will’s pick for the best California-style burrito in town. (Hint: It’s not a national chain.) Also, No Satiation gets named one of the top 10 food blogs in Austin The Austin Chronicle.

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Episode 067: Getting Technical With MM Pack

Episode 067: Getting Technical With MM Pack

| December 1, 2013

Will and MM Pack talk about food history, how recipes are a great example of technical writing, and the romantic dream of quitting a corporate job to go to culinary school.

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Episode 066: Michael Pollan, the Genre

Episode 066: Michael Pollan, the Genre

| October 4, 2013

Will talks about Michael Pollan, the genre, not the man. He examines “the dupe,” a popular implied or imagined character in the genre that is Pollan.

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Episode 065: Keep Your Food Writing Fresh

Episode 065: Keep Your Food Writing Fresh

| September 26, 2013

Episode 065: “Keep Your Food Writing Fresh” Will talks with Austin American-Statesman food writer Addie Broyles about how to keep food writing fresh, avoid burnout, and listen for the kairotic moment that reveals itself during the writing process.

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Episode 064: Food Studies Project

Episode 064: Food Studies Project

| June 24, 2013

Will interviews Jennifer Huang, the incoming president of Food Studies Project at The University of Texas at Austin. Also, the podcast is going on hiatus until Aug. 8. In the meantime, buy some shirts, won’t you?

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Episode 063: Cue Conversation

Episode 063: Cue Conversation

| May 30, 2013

The Texas Monthy list of 50 Best BBQ Joints in the World came out. Cue conversations. Will talks with Dr. Frederick Coye Heard about barbecue commonplaces, traditions, and evolution.

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Episode 062: ‘The Human Cost of Art’

Episode 062: ‘The Human Cost of Art’

| May 16, 2013

This one is heavy. The title for this episode comes from the last line of “Woman under Siege: Leningrad 1941-1942,” by Darra Goldstein in the book From Betty Crocker to Feminist Food Studies: Critical Perspectives on Women and Food. The chapter is full of details about what happened during the German siege of Leningrad in World War II from September 8 1941 to January 27 1944. Specifically, it is about how women fed their families during the siege. Powerful stuff.

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Episode 061: When In Austin

Episode 061: When In Austin

| May 9, 2013

Terry Grier and his co-host, Vicky. Photos Courtesy of Terry Grier. Episode 061: “When In Austin” Will sits down with fellow podcaster Terry Grier of the podcast When In Austin. They talk about food, podcasting, and life in general.

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