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Unseen and Underground: Speakeasies, Additives, and Soil Health

This week on Meat and Three we’re looking at some of the secret and unseen aspects of food. From speakeasies around New York City to what goes on underground in our soil, to little-known ...

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Maybe Syrup Isn't All That Simple

Most cocktails call for a sweetener of some type. Maybe there’s a better way to make simple syrup? Learn how to sweeten your cocktail game in this episode of Agave Road Trip!

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If You Can't Ferment Raw Agave, How Do We Have Pulque?

I feel like the title of this episode also serves as the description. Unless you don’t know what pulque is. So … pulque is a fermented beverage, and it’s made from the uncooked agave. Now...

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How Many Agaves Does it Take to Make a Bottle of Mezcal?

It’s crazy enough to think that every other alcohol is made from a sugar source — like grapes, grains, grasses, and starches — that take, at most, a year to reach maturity. Most, in fact,...

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Sweet Temptations: How Sugar Captivated Tastebuds and Global Trade

The desire for sweetness is biologically hardwired in humans, according to Dr. Gary Beauchamp, longtime former director and president of the Monell Chemical Senses Center.

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Sylvie Charles & Liselle Pires: Just Date Syrup

Join us for a conversation with Sylvie Charles and Liselle Pires, founders of Just Date Syrup.

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Presenting Agave Road Trip #5: Fermentation

This week we're presenting another episode of Agave Road Trip.  On this episode, Lou Bank and Chava Periban talk about the fermentation process. The details of the process have a huge eff...

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Presenting Agave Road Trip #2: What is Agave?

This week we're presenting another episode of Agave Road Trip.

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Fantastic Fermentation

We give a nutshell explanation of how agave turns from sugar to alcohol and are joined on the occasion by mezcalero Amando Alvarado Alvarez. We also talk about how growing agave helped a ...