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We take your calls and debate the best way to eat jelly donuts and corn muffins. Plus, Matt in Ohio has an issue with pancakes that turns out to run much deeper.

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We explore the surprising origins of the names of two foods — ketchup and rocky road — with help from the podcast Science Diction, which tells the science stories behind everyday words.

Designer Aaron Draplin joins Dan to rail against pretentiousness in food and art, and to break down the design achievement that is the club sandwich.

Author Roald Dahl's creative and twisted approach to food wasn't limited to his stories. His daughter recalls his witches potions and midnight feasts, and says he based Willy Wonka on himself.