In Search Of Rosa Parks' Pancakes The Sporkful

In 2016, the Library of Congress posted Rosa Parks' personal documents online for the first time. Buried under postcards from Martin Luther King and lists of volunteers for the Montgomery Bus Boycott was a pancake recipe, written on the back of an envelope — which included the addition of peanut butter to the batter. On this week's episode, we visit Adrienne Cannon, a specialist in African-American history at the Library of Congress, to see the recipe firsthand. Then we travel to Detroit to share a meal with Mrs. Parks' nieces, who published their aunt's favorite recipes in their book, Our Auntie Rosa. Finally, I head to Nicole Taylor's kitchen to make those peanut butter pancakes.// Get 500+ more great Sporkful episodes from our catalog and lots of other Stitcher goodness when you sign up for Stitcher Premium: (promo code: SPORKFUL). Transcript available at Follow @thesporkful on Instagram!
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Is Popeyes' Chicken Sandwich Overrated? A Hot Dog Is a Sandwich

Today, Josh and Nicole are asking the real question: is the Popeyes chicken sandwich overrated? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
  1. Is Popeyes' Chicken Sandwich Overrated?
  2. Are Muffins Just Unfrosted Cupcakes?
  3. What's The Most Useless Cooking Tool?

Starch Nemesis (with Waffles & Mochi) Home Cooking

Hello again! We’ve climbed out of our cave and here we are, blinking bewilderedly in the light of the bright sun, trying to remember how to make this podcast. Join us as we slice up a veritable fruit salad of questions, including one about raisins from our new puppet friends Waffles & Mochi. They’re the titular characters of the new Netflix kids show that just came out. Samin is in the show, too, so you should go watch it as soon as you’re done listening to this! For recipes, resources, and a transcript of this episode, visit
  1. Starch Nemesis (with Waffles & Mochi)
  2. Bittersweet (with Helen Zaltzman)
  3. Thanksgiving, Part 2: Umami and Me (with Tracy Clayton and our families)

Episode 36: As the Cheese Melts: Trader Joe's "Professor Matt" Tells Us About That Inside Trader Joe's

Have you ever thought about why cheese melts the way it does? Or why some cheeses melt differently than others? And further to that, why some cheeses don’t really melt at all, but just get a little soft? On this episode of Inside Trader Joe’s, our very own “Professor Matt” explains it all to you, with a little help from our resident cheese expert, Kim. From enzymes to acid, and fresh cheese to aged, we bring you the art and science behind one of the best ways to enjoy “milk’s leap toward immortality,” cheese. Stop what you’re doing and melt with us.   Transcript (PDF)
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  3. Episode 34: 11 (or more!) Trader Joe’s Fail-Safe Freezer Finds for Dinner (and more!)

#73 Ignacio Nicknamed Nacho Food Non-Fiction

This Food Non-Fiction episode tells the incredible true story of nachos. This snack was created by and named after Ignacio Anaya who's nickname was Nacho.
  1. #73 Ignacio Nicknamed Nacho
  2. #72 When Impossible Burgers Became Possible
  3. #71 Pass the Tofurky

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