Welcome to Episode 50: Reverse Poltergeist! This very special episode was recorded live on Twitch. As such, the dishes interact with the chat quite a bit. The dishes talk the history of Cinco de Mayo and get pretty pickled (especially Melissa).
The featured drink this episode is the Classic Margarita.
DRINK PIC INCOMING
2 oz. Tequila 1 oz. Cointreau 1.5 oz. Fresh Lime Juice Optional: ¼-½ oz. (or up to your taste level) Simple Syrup Optional: Margarita salt for the rim of the glass
Run lime wedge around the outer rims of 2 rocks glasses and dip rims in salt. Set aside.
In a cocktail shaker, combine tequila, Cointreau, and lime juice (and simple syrup if using). Fill with ice and shake until thoroughly chilled, about 15 seconds (the bottom of a metal shaker should frost over).
Fill glass with fresh ice and strain margarita into it.
This episode’s recipe is Mexicali Chicken from Betty Crocker’s Box.
Welcome to Ep49. In this episode, Aimee needed a bit of a break to grade all the papers ever, so Melissa gets to realize her true crime podcast dreams while we cover the Glico-Morinaga Case, also known as the “Monster with 21 Faces” case. This 37-year-old unsolved case involves many of Japans largest food companies.
The featured cocktail this episode is one of Melissa’s creation.
Drunk Dish Cocktail
1 oz. gin
1 oz. Vodka
3/4 oz. Elderflower Liqueur
Juice of half a lemon
3 tbs Aquafaba (or one egg white)
3 dashes of Peychaud’s bitters
Put all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and dry shake. Add ice. Shake well. Strain into a chilled coupe.
This episode recipe is for Sukiyaki, a Japanese hotpot dish. This was found in the International Favorites section of Betty Crocker’s Box.
Welcome to Ep48. In this episode, the dishes finally talk about Betty Crocker. Melissa enlightens us with an extremely brief history of the Rum Runner cocktail, and Kate shares another recipe from Betty Crocker’s box.
The featured drink this episode is the Rum Runner.
This episode’s recipe was an Olive Surprise Roast.
Welcome to Ep45, where we talk about speakeasies, finger food, and sofas.
Charlotte McGrath joins us to talk about the pre-prohibition cocktail the Last Word, and how speakeasies gave rise to finger foods. Kate shares a series of recipes from Betty Crocker’s box. The featured drink this episode is the Last Word.
Seth and Jamal from the Thanks for Coming podcast joins us and are out of control. Melissa fills us in on the glamorous history of the chocolate martini and its Hollywood roots. Aimee covers a brief history of chocolate and its tie to Valentine’s Day. Kate tells us what the hell Nesselrode is and shares another recipe from Betty Crocker’s box.
Sbagliato means “messed up” or “mistaken” in Italian. While the exact origins of this Negroni variation are unknown, the story is that this was simply a mistake by a bartender when they added sparkling wine instead of gin.
1 oz. Campari
1 oz. Sweet Vermouth
1 oz. Sparkling Wine of your choice
Add Campari and Sweet Vermouth to a glass with ice. Top with sparkling wine. That’s it!
Welcome to Episode 37: The Oreo Cookie Conspiracy. In this episode, Melissa tells us all about the history of everyone’s favorite dessert liqueur, Crème de Cacao, and Aimee’s takes us down the halls of cookie history with Oreos.
Welcome to Episode 34: Some f’ckn idiot named Wigglesworth (aka How the U.S. F’d Hawaii Part II). In this episode we continue our discussion on Hawaii, but switch our focus to the Dole fruit company and pineapples.
Welcome to episode 32: Kill your idols with Season of the B (aka celebrating Julia Child). This episode we are joined by a few members of the Season of the Bitch podcast, the best feminist socialist podcast on the internet. We discuss the life of Julia Child in honor of her 108th birthday and get a brief reading of her birth chart.