The stuff we eat and drink is part daily necessity and part cultural identity. Every mouthful represents millennia of human collaboration and innovation. On FoodStuff, Anney and Lauren bite into the juicy stories – and science – behind everything that nourishes us.


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Title: Bustin’ in with the Kool-Aid Episode

Cocktail Hour: The Mojito

August 4th, 2020

For a simple mix of rum, mint, lime, and sugar, this cocktail has inspired a complex blend of love and hate. Anney and Lauren dip into the uncertain history… Go to Episode

Bustin’ in with the Kool-Aid Episode

July 31st, 2020

This brand of bright-colored drink mixes dates to the 1920s and owes its place it pop culture to an anthropomorphic pitcher. Anney and Lauren explore… Go to Episode

The Queen Mangosteen

July 24th, 2020

This tropical fruit is famously delectable and infamously finicky to grow. Anney and Lauren dig into the history and horticulture of the mangosteen. Learn… Go to Episode

The Edna Lewis Episode

July 22nd, 2020

Edna Lewis was a Black Southern chef and writer who deeply influenced the movement toward fresh, seasonal American cuisine. Anney and Lauren dip into… Go to Episode