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How Did Staying Hydrated Become A Thing?

After years of savvy marketing from big brands, “staying hydrated” has become a wellness cure-all. But the science doesn’t exactly match the marketing.

What If There Were No Nachos?

Football announcer Howard Cosell played an unlikely role in popularizing nachos, as we hear when Dan sits down with his friend Mike Pesca, host of The Gist podcast. And Mike rants about restaurants.

The Ephemerality Of The Perfect Muffin

Julia Turner of the Slate Culture Gabfest offers muffin opinions, muffin analysis, and muffin heresy. Listen to gain a new appreciation for the nuances of muffindom.

L.V. Anderson’s Vegetarian Cornbread Stuffing Recipe

Vegetarians, this cornbread stuffing recipe from Slate's L.V. Anderson is for you.

WATCH: Marshmallow Peeps Taste Test Ends In Shocking Twist

Watch Slate's L.V. Anderson and me taste test four marshmallow Peeps, including the originals, a vegan variety, and some we ordered on the internet. What could go wrong?

Is Free Office Coffee More Valuable Than Healthcare?

Slate's Mike Pesca and I discuss what you can tell about a workplace based on the kitchen. Then I offer Mike a detailed critique of his sandwich construction methods.