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Please Help a 16-Year-Old Eater Who Must Learn to Love Onions

Joe Latham of Idaho called in to The Sporkful with a problem. He hates onions, but his mom is cooking for eight kids and can't handle special requests, so there are onions in his food. I gave him my advice. What's yours? More

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Weird Al Yankovic: The Sporkful Interview (AUDIO)

Dan sits down with the man behind "Eat It," "Fat," "My Balogna," "I Love Rocky Road," and so many other classic food-related parody songs. This is a special one, Eaters. More

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Here’s My New Year’s Food Resolution — What’s Yours?

After resolving to eat more butter in 2011 and more grilled red onions in 2012, it's time for me to unveil my 2013 New Year's Food Resolution. What's yours? More


Omelets (or Omelettes), Pt. 2 (Ep 96)

Following up on last week's omelet show, we tackle the ingredients of omelets (or omelettes if you prefer). How many should you use? What are the best choices and combos?... More


Onion Rings (Ep 89)

In this week's episode we consider the breading, dipping and bite technique of onion rings. Naturally, sculptor Isamu Noguchiis part of the conversation. Photo: Flickr CC / katerha


Sporkful is in Germany! Share Your Food/Drink Tips

See the full gallery on Posterous Hello Eaters, Sporkful is going Transatlantic for a few weeks. I'm in Germany on a Burns Fellowship to do journalism here and improve my... More


Okonomiyaki: Six Syllables of Awesome

See the full gallery on Posterous (Before we talk about Japan's food, here's a list of organizations accepting donations for disaster relief.) My recent trip to Japan was a work... More


Your Wisdom: Burger Toppings

We've gotten great ideas from you on topping burgers. Keep them coming. Here's a taste. Meg marvels at the baroque burgers abroad: You made my fiance very hungry, but you... More


Ep 17: Burger Toppings

We debate condiment spreading vs. dipping, cheese placement, and the egg on top, as well as basic questions like cheese types, condiments, bacon, and more.