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Mimi Sheraton discusses the etiquette of free food samples and offers NPR host Ophira Eisenberg advice for dealing with her picky eater husband. Plus, Mimi's final words of wisdom for living and eatin

A married couple calls in for advice about the ethics of free ice cream samples, and Cooks Illustrated's Dan Souza reveals the artisanal ice cream industry's biggest secret.

Psychologist Charles Spence says "taste" is influenced by many different factors -- from the background music in a restaurant to your own DNA and even the shape of your spoon.

Weird Al dissects his many food songs, from “My Balogna” to “Eat It,” “The White Stuff” and more. Plus, he explains why he always questions authority—except when he’s cooking.

The native Minnesotan explains why a little internal bleeding can't keep her from a treat, and why the way she eats salad is like the way she deals with depression.

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We reveal the foods we resolve to eat more of next year and replay our favorite episode from 2015. If you've ever sipped a beer in the shower, this one's for you.

Lilly and her father Chris disagree on the best way to make root beer floats, but they're on the same page when it comes to this classic treat's restorative powers.

Shower beers have long been a delicious, easy way to pamper yourself. But some Sporkful listeners take shower drinking -- and eating -- to a whole new level.

How did vanilla become the default flavor of ice cream? And what's the ideal temperature of pie when served a la mode? We investigate, with Bon Appetit’s Adam Rapoport, Weird Al, and my Aunt Meryl.