Ice should be constructed and deployed with the same consideration you'd give to any other beverage ingredient. I explained why, and how, on NPR the other day. Click through to hear and read the segment.
On NPR I talked about daiquiris and pina coladas, and to offer ways in which both of this unpleasant beverages can be improved. Click through to listen to the segment or read the transcript, then try the recipe!
Last week's Sporkful podcast included an intense debate about the correct definition of a sandwich. Hear what both sides have to say, then let us know what you think. Does NPR's ombudsman need to know about this?
It turns out magic can happen when Dan tapes an episode of The Sporkful with no plan whatsoever, especially when it's with Ian and Mike from NPR's "How To Do Everything" and "Wait Wait Don't Tell Me."
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On NPR today, I discussed the benefits and pitfalls of eating alone, with some help from Deepak Chopra. He makes a distinction between eating alone and "in solitude," and offers advice on how to get the most out of the experience.
Listen to Dan discuss granola's history at the confluence of several major food innovations of the 1800's, leading him to dub it the Forrest Gump of the 19th Century. Plus, the case is made for the return of the word "nutriment."
In Sporkful 148, Dan speaks with veterans about making military Meals Ready to Eat more palatable, and reports on his own MRE research. Plus the vets share great stories about their best war zone meals.