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Savor

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Savor
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Savor

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Savor digs into how people live and how they eat – and why. Hosts Anney Reese and Lauren Vogelbaum interview the culinary creators and consumers of the world, exploring the science, history, and culture of food and drink, all with a key question in mind: Why do we like what we like, and how can we find more of those things?

Latest Episodes

Poi Oh Poi!

This Hawaiian staple starch made from pounded, fermented taro root is delicious, nutritious, and sometimes misunderstood. We dip into the history and science of poi, along with a restauranteur and a cultural practitioner who both grew up with it on Oahu. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

27 MIN1 hours ago
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Poi Oh Poi!

Turn Up for Turnips

This root vegetable and its greens have been both reviled and celebrated for their bitter, pungent flavors. Anney and Lauren explore the storied history and spicy science of the turnip. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

46 MIN2 days ago
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Turn Up for Turnips

A Passion for Lilikoi

Lilikoi, aka passion fruit, didn’t originate in Hawaii – but its bright flowers and tangy flavor have found a home there. We explore the storied history and tasty science of lilikoi. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

26 MIN1 weeks ago
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A Passion for Lilikoi

Animal Crackers Uncaged

These lightly sweetened cookies played off the popularity of turn-of-the-20th-century traveling circuses – but as circuses have changed, so have animal crackers. Anney and Lauren unpack the history of animal crackers. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

38 MIN1 weeks ago
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Animal Crackers Uncaged

Everything Is Poke

Poke is a Hawaiian dish of chopped and seasoned fish – but culturally, it’s a lot more than that (and pop-culturally, it’s been a lot of other things). We delve into the long history and modern explosion of poke. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

31 MIN2 weeks ago
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Everything Is Poke

The Academia of the Macadamia

Macadamia nuts are often associated with Hawaii, but they didn’t originate there. Anney and Lauren delve into the genetic and cultural history of the trees that produce this sweet, buttery seed. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

33 MIN2 weeks ago
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The Academia of the Macadamia

Welcome to Oahu

Hawaii is a small, remote chain of islands, but its culinary culture has a lot of influence – and a lot of influences. To kick off this travel miniseries, we explore Hawaii’s history & foodways with people who helped shape what the food scene is today. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

61 MIN2 weeks ago
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Welcome to Oahu

The Call of Couscous

This grain-based staple is the basis of both sweet and savory dishes throughout Northern Africa and the cultures they've touched around the world. Anney and Lauren explore the many uses and conflicting histories of couscous. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

31 MIN3 weeks ago
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The Call of Couscous

The Poppin' Jalapeño Episode

These peppers are a staple fresh, pickled, dried, and fried -- and their heat can sneak up on you. Anney and Lauren dig in to the history and spicy science of jalapeños and chipotles. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

36 MINSEP 19
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The Poppin' Jalapeño Episode

Cocktail Hour: The Caipirinha

This simple Brazilian cocktail – just lime, sugar, cachaça (a sugarcane juice liquor), and ice – has a complex history. Anney and Lauren dip into the stories behind the caipirinha. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

26 MINSEP 14
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Cocktail Hour: The Caipirinha

Latest Episodes

Poi Oh Poi!

This Hawaiian staple starch made from pounded, fermented taro root is delicious, nutritious, and sometimes misunderstood. We dip into the history and science of poi, along with a restauranteur and a cultural practitioner who both grew up with it on Oahu. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

27 MIN1 hours ago
Comments
Poi Oh Poi!

Turn Up for Turnips

This root vegetable and its greens have been both reviled and celebrated for their bitter, pungent flavors. Anney and Lauren explore the storied history and spicy science of the turnip. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

46 MIN2 days ago
Comments
Turn Up for Turnips

A Passion for Lilikoi

Lilikoi, aka passion fruit, didn’t originate in Hawaii – but its bright flowers and tangy flavor have found a home there. We explore the storied history and tasty science of lilikoi. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

26 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
A Passion for Lilikoi

Animal Crackers Uncaged

These lightly sweetened cookies played off the popularity of turn-of-the-20th-century traveling circuses – but as circuses have changed, so have animal crackers. Anney and Lauren unpack the history of animal crackers. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

38 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Animal Crackers Uncaged

Everything Is Poke

Poke is a Hawaiian dish of chopped and seasoned fish – but culturally, it’s a lot more than that (and pop-culturally, it’s been a lot of other things). We delve into the long history and modern explosion of poke. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

31 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Everything Is Poke

The Academia of the Macadamia

Macadamia nuts are often associated with Hawaii, but they didn’t originate there. Anney and Lauren delve into the genetic and cultural history of the trees that produce this sweet, buttery seed. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

33 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
The Academia of the Macadamia

Welcome to Oahu

Hawaii is a small, remote chain of islands, but its culinary culture has a lot of influence – and a lot of influences. To kick off this travel miniseries, we explore Hawaii’s history & foodways with people who helped shape what the food scene is today. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

61 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Welcome to Oahu

The Call of Couscous

This grain-based staple is the basis of both sweet and savory dishes throughout Northern Africa and the cultures they've touched around the world. Anney and Lauren explore the many uses and conflicting histories of couscous. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

31 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
The Call of Couscous

The Poppin' Jalapeño Episode

These peppers are a staple fresh, pickled, dried, and fried -- and their heat can sneak up on you. Anney and Lauren dig in to the history and spicy science of jalapeños and chipotles. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

36 MINSEP 19
Comments
The Poppin' Jalapeño Episode

Cocktail Hour: The Caipirinha

This simple Brazilian cocktail – just lime, sugar, cachaça (a sugarcane juice liquor), and ice – has a complex history. Anney and Lauren dip into the stories behind the caipirinha. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

26 MINSEP 14
Comments
Cocktail Hour: The Caipirinha