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December 31, 2018

 

How Science And A Lot Of Advertising Boosted Yeast’s Popularity

Nutritional yeast isn't a new health fad — in the 1920s, sales exploded due to the "Yeast for Health" campaign. But bad news about the candida strain affected all yeast, and it's just now rebounding.

November 21, 2018

 

Sourdough Hands: How Bakers And Bread Are A Microbial Match

In Robert Dunn's new book, Never Home Alone, he explores our symbiotic relationship with food: Not only do we impact the bacteria in our food, but the microbes in our food imprint our bodies.

July 13, 2018

 

Collecting Yeast, Making Cider

Biochemist Matt Bochman talks about collecting yeast, Friendly Beasts Cider Company turns yeast (and apples) into tasty drinks.

December 8, 2017

 

Yeast Hunting With Matt Bochman

Have you every wondered what your favorite spot in the woods might taste like in a beer? Wild Pitch Yeast might make that possible.

August 11, 2017

 

More Than Bread: Sourdough As A Window Into The Microbiome

Home bakers have volunteered their sourdough starters to a team of American scientists who want to unravel the microbial secrets of sourdough.

February 25, 2017

 

Beer Lovers’ Newfound Obsession With Murky IPAs

East Coast brewers have been making unfiltered, unpasteurized, hazy IPAs for about a decade. Now, the hazy beer craze has gone national.

November 23, 2016

 

Bread Baking Is Easy With This Honey Oat Bread

The rolled oats in this bread give it a perfect, chewy texture, while the honey makes it taste slightly sweet.

November 5, 2016

 

Discovering The Science Secrets Of Sourdough (You Can Help)

Many bakers treat their sourdough starters like a family heirloom. Now researchers want to analyze your starters to unlock their flavor secrets.

October 14, 2016

 

It’s Not Too Late For Late-Summer Veggies

On today's show, two recipes to use up the last few zucchinis, peppers, okra and tomatoes from your garden. And, how Kansas City is impacted farm runoff.

May 12, 2016

 

Leveling Up Local Beer With Backyard Yeast

Matt Bochman says the next development in brewing is local yeast. His business aims to make hundreds of wild strains available to home and craft brewers alike.

March 7, 2014

Bake It 

Gather ‘Round The Wood-Fired Oven

Keith Romaine wants to turn his neighbors into bread bakers. He has plans to build a community wood-fired oven in his backyard.

April 15, 2013

Why Not DIY? 

Homebrewing: Phase One

Let's flesh out the details of making home brew. Lesson number one: proper sanitation is vital to a tasty batch of beer!

March 11, 2010

Home Brewing 

From Backyard to Bottle: Home Brewing Goes Green

People have been making their own beer for over ten thousand years. Now, with attention to sustainable practices, homebrewers are going green.

March 9, 2010

Fermented Foods 

More Fermented Foods: Make Your Own Homemade Kefir

Kefir is a tart, tangy fermented food that starts from milk and is used much the same way as yogurt. Learn how to make your own kefir at home.

October 3, 2009

Family Recipes 

Home Baking: Grandma’s Buttermilk Biscuits

Baked goods have been a staple in the western human diet for thousands of years, but there have been many refinements to the baking industry.

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