pantry staples

133. Salt

This week, hosts Teffer Adjemian (@tefferbear) and Tom Zalatnai (@tomzalatnai) talk Salt! Where does it come from? What does it do to our bodies when we eat it? What are some of the different kinds of salt and what purpose do they serve in a kitchen? Most importantly, how can you eat the inside of a volcano?!

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132. Vinegar

This week, hosts Teffer Adjemian (@tefferbear) and Tom Zalatnai (@tomzalatnai) talk Vinegar! Whether it’s white, balsamic, wine, rice, or apple cider, vinegar is absolutely essential to any well-stocked pantry. But what is it that makes these acidic condiments so special? And how did we figure out how to make them in the first place?

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118. Olive Oil

This week, hosts Tom Zalatnai (@tomzalatnai) and Teffer Adjemian (@tefferbear) bring you a crash course in olive oil! What do olives have to do with the ancient greek goddess of wisdom Athena? What happens to your digestive system when you put olive oil in your coffee? Have you ever wondered what it means for an olive oil to be ‘extra virgin’? Turns out, it’s kinda super complicated! Let us anoint you with information about the mediterranean’s favorite fat!

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