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Community Pantries, Fridges and Ovens: Helping Feed Communities Through Mutual Aid in the Midwest

In this episode, we explore how community fridges, pantries and even ovens are helping address food insecurity across the Midwest. These concepts have popped up in larger cities on the co...

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Birria from Jalisco to Chicago

On this episode Zarela and Aarón are thrilled to present another parent-child duo who dedicate their lives to preserving their culture through food.

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...Until it Sounds Like Sand: Rick Bayless on Rice

On this episode, Aarón and Zarela welcome their friend and colleague, Rick Bayless, a pioneer in traditional Mexican cuisine at the highest level, to discuss rice in Mexican cuisine. Ther...

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A Spirited Discussion About Midwestern Craft Spirits

On today’s show, we will meet a trio of craft spirit makers that are as unique as the drinks they produce.  Nick Nagle brings us to Whiskey Acres, an Illinois-based farm that harvests gra...

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One Family Farm, Two Documentary Filmmakers

Today on What Doesn't Kill You, Katy Keiffer speaks with Annie Speicher and Matt Wechsler, the two filmmakers behind Hourglass Films and a new documentary. Sustainable tells the story of ...

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Chicago: A Food Biography

You don't need anybody to tell you Chicago is a food city or to extol the virtues of chicken Vesuvio, deep dish pizza, a jibarito, South Side rid tips or a Vienna Beef hot dog (on a poppy...

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Great Gruits! Tree Beers and More with Scratch Brewing Company

This week Fuhmentaboudit! is back with a brand new episode featuring the team from Scratch Brewing Company: Marika Josephson and Aaron Kleidon.

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Book Review: The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey

Tune in to Diane Stemple's review of Land of Milk and Uncle Honey: Memories from the Farm of My Youth.  Author Alan Guebert and his daughter/editor, Mary Grace Foxwell, join in studio to ...

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Peasants' Plot

Julia and Todd met in 2002 around a barbecue in the backyard of a Chicago apartment. Todd revealed his "not very ambitious" desire to become an organic vegetable farmer. They married in 2...

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Big Apple Barbecue & Wolvves

Snacky Tunes ushers in summer early this year with the gang from the Big Apple Barbecue.