Inexplicably, the folks at Subway let me make a sandwich with their executive chef and ask him all sorts of ridiculous questions about their specs. But I didn't just absorb knowledge. I also dropped it.
This week on Slate's Table to Farm podcast, Dan and co-host Laura Anderson talk to Niman Ranch founder Bill Niman, who explains why pigs are his favorite animals in the barnyard.
Taking a cue from the Girl Scout commitment to courage, confidence and character, we dream up some new and insane ways to serve Girl Scout Cookies.
In Sporkful 147, Dan heads to Rockefeller Center to talk to people about Christmas dinner strategies and preferences. Plus a couple calls in for help settling a dispute over the correct way to drink water.
We make another holiday visit to Madeleine Brand's public radio show in LA. We're rethinking some holiday food traditions, Sporkful-style. We always enjoy being on with Madeleine - have a listen and let us know your ideas for ways to tweak Hanukkah and Christmas culinary classics.