Hungry Squared: Where the brain and belly meet

Hungry Squared is a free and clean weekly audio podcast about the nerdy side of food. We're talking about food history, food design, and food science. Plus, we're solving your relationship problems as they relate to food in our segment called Food Fight. Let's taco 'bout it!

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Hungry Squared is a free and clean weekly audio podcast about the nerdy side of food: food science, food history, and food design. Plus, we love to solve your relationship problems as they relate to food in our segment called Food Fight.
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last modified
2019-10-19 03:48
last episode published
2019-10-16 17:00
publication frequency
8.84 days
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Sharon Titus and Winter Redd author  
Winter Redd owner  
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Number of Episodes
134
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Episodes

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16.10.2019

Ep. 133: An update and our current obsessions from food to laundry hacks to mental health to wall push-ups

Hey all, we're back...sorta! We have been on a little hiatus and currently are still working on figuring out a new schedule. Until we get our crap together, we've got an Obsessions episode to tide you over. We're talking everything including peach gale...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Lee Redd author
8.07.2019

Episode 132: Barbecue and Smoking with Guest Hosts, Lee Redd and Ike Hall [Rebroadcast]

We're rebroadcasting one of our favorite episodes where our husbands Ike Hall and Lee Redd talk all about barbecuing and smoking, because it's summer! Let's taco 'bout it! Hosts: Sharon Titus, Winter Redd. Guest Hosts: Ike Hall, Lee Redd. Sound enginee...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Ike Hall, Lee Redd author
17.06.2019

Ep. 131: Interview with Bernardo De La Vega, Mealthy Food Company Founder and CEO

We chat with entrepreneur Bernardo De La Vega, the CEO and founder of the new food company, Mealthy, about how he came up with his idea for Mealthy, developed a business plan, and makes the 2nd highest sold electric pressure cooker on Amazon, the Multi...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Lee Redd author
3.06.2019

Ep. 130: 1st Annual Sous Vide Summit with Jason Logsdon and Mike La Charite

We're talking with our sous vide friends Jason Logsdon and Mike La Charite about the 1st Annual Sous Vide Summit happening in July 2019 outside of Philadelphia. We know Jason from Amazing Food Made Easy and he's the cofounder and president of the Inter...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Lee Redd author
20.05.2019

Ep. 129: Brunch and Mother's Day [Rebroadcast]

We're rebroadcasting our Hungry Squared podcast episode about Mother's Day and brunch, our favorite meal.  Let's taco 'bout it! Hosts: Sharon Titus and Winter Redd. Sound engineer and editor: Lee Redd
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Lee Redd author
6.05.2019

Ep. 128: Toy Kitchens and the Easy-Bake Oven

We get into the interesting and dangerous history of toy kitchens, from the tiny cast iron stoves in the 1800s to the current Easy-Bake Oven. Who had one? Let's taco 'bout it! Hosts: Sharon Titus and Winter Redd. Sound editor and engineer: Lee Redd
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Lee Redd author
22.04.2019

Ep. 127: MSG plus More Food Jokes

We talk all about what mono-sodium glutamate is, also known as MSG, how it creates unami in food, and its crazy and racist history in the United States. We also welcome our friends from SNAP conference as they help us tell some more food jokes. Let's t...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Lee Redd author
25.03.2019

Ep.126: Food Jokes Mini Episode from Alt Oasis 2019

We went live this week at Alt Oasis 2019 in Palm Springs, California for a quick all-jokes episode featuring our funny friends Jessica Brooks of @solongsupermom, Abby Mitchell from Hired Hostess Event Co., Trina Finton from Gaming Angels, Amber Renee f...
Winter Redd, Lee Redd author
11.03.2019

Ep. 125: Hungry Squared Podcast Update and Some Food News

We give you an update about what's happening and what our episode schedule will be for the next 3 months. Plus, we amuse you with some amusing food news. Let's taco 'bout it! Hosts: Sharon Titus and Winter Redd. Sound engineer and editor: Lee Redd
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Lee Redd author
18.02.2019

Ep. 124: Stress Eating and Comfort Foods

Welcome back! We've had some tough times and thus, a lot of emotional eating of comfort foods. We talk about the science and psychology behind emotional eating and how it leads us to eat all the foods that are full of fats, sugars, and carbs. We also t...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Lee Redd author
4.02.2019

Ep. 123: Sous Vide Cooking with Chef Justice Stewart, Author of Mastering the Art of Sous Vide

Sharon's out this week and Lee joins Winter to interview chef Justice Stewart, author of Mastering the Art of Sous Vide and the blog Gourmet Deconstructed. He talks about how he started out as a construction worker then transitioned to becoming a chef....
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Lee Redd author
21.01.2019

Ep. 122: Goodbye 2018 Food...Hello 2019 Food! Mini-Episode

On this week's mini-episode, we look back on our 2018 and describe our year in terms of food. Then we look forward to 2019 and talk about about the food we hope describes our year. What's your food of 2019? Let's taco 'bout it! Hosts: Sharon Titus and ...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Lee Redd author
24.12.2018

Ep. 121: Foods from Your Favorite Christmas Songs Mini Episode Part 2

This is Part 2 mini episode where we to talk about a couple of foods, roasted chestnuts and plum pudding, that are in a couple other favorite Christmas songs. We hope you're having a wonderful holiday season! Let's taco 'bout it! Hosts: Sharon Titus an...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Lee Redd author
17.12.2018

Ep. 120: Foods from Your Favorite Christmas Songs Mini Episode Part 1

This is Part 1 mini episode where we to talk about a couple of foods, sugarplums and candy canes, that are in our favorite Christmas songs. We hope you're having a wonderful holiday season! Let's taco 'bout it! Hosts: Sharon Titus and Winter Redd. Soun...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Lee Redd author
10.12.2018

Ep. 119: Dinner Parties Mini Episode

On this week's mini episode (it's getting busy!), we talk about the history of dinner parties and and why we've been throwing dinner parties for thousands of years. What's your dinner party style? Let's taco 'bout it! Hosts: Sharon Titus and Winter Red...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Lee Redd author
3.12.2018

Ep. 118: Food Recalls

In light of the recent romaine lettuce recall of 2018, we discuss how food recalls work, either from the companies themselves or from higher authorities such as the FDA. We also are so excited for new sound effects for our other segments, thanks to our...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Lee Redd author
26.11.2018

Ep. 117: Caffeine and Taste

We are full swing into the holiday season and we need a little caffeine to get us through. We discuss what happens in our bodies when we consume caffeine, how it affects our taste and perception of taste, and why we are so addicted to it! Plus, we talk...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, and Lee Redd author
19.11.2018

Ep. 116: Thanksgiving Around the World Mini-Episode

It's all about Thanksgiving around the world and how they celebrate and what they eat in this week's mini episode. We are thankful for you, our wonderful listeners, and we hope you have a delightful Thanksgiving! Let's taco 'bout it! Hosts: Sharon Titu...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Lee Redd author
13.11.2018

Episode 115: Ask-a-Dietician with Claudia Wilson, Author of One Two Punch, and Marysa Cardwell

We are delighted to be with dietician Claudia Wilson RDN, the owner of All of Nutrition and author of the book One Two Punch, and dietician Marysa Cardwell RDN on this episode. Claudia talks about the philosophy behind her book--Burn, Balance, and Beco...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Lee Redd author
5.11.2018

Ep. 114: Taste Testers

We discover on this week's episode the origin of the taste tester and their role in keeping important people alive. Also we discuss how their are professional taste testers, also known as organoleptic panels, and non-professional taste testers and how ...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Lee Redd author
29.10.2018

Ep. 113: Blood and Guts in Food!

Happy Halloween, Hungry Squared listeners! We talk all about blood and guts...in food! Oooooo....creeeeepy! Listen at your own risk: That's your disclaimer! Plus, we talk about good liquid measuring cups and ketchup. Ketchup? Yes, ketchup! Let's taco '...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Lee Redd author
22.10.2018

Ep. 112: All-You-Can-Eat Buffets

We dive into the history of the all-you-can-eat (AYCE) buffets, from the well-designed Swedish smorgasbord to the ubiquitous and extravagant Las Vegas spreads. We also talk about how AYCE buffets are strategically designed to fill up the customer's bel...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Lee Redd author
15.10.2018

Ep. 111: The Essential Indian Instant Pot Cookbook with Author Archana Mundhe

We're delighted to chat with Archana Mundhe of The Ministry of Curry about her new cookbook, The Essential Indian Instant Pot Cookbook. She goes into the history and the role that traditional pressure cookers play in Indian cooking, how she transitione...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Lee Redd author
8.10.2018

Ep. 110: Food Vending Machines

We get into the history of vending machines, from Heron of Alexandria's Holy Water dispensing machine all the way to caviar vending in Beverly Hills, California. We also cover a trend of fully vending machine restaurants called automats and cover some ...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Leland Redd author
1.10.2018

Ep. 109: Mindful Eating with Jenny Eden Berk, Eating Psychology Coach

We are pleased to discuss with Jenny Eden Berk, an Eating Psychology Coach, the hurdles that affects us and those around us. She delves into diet culture, how she changed her speech and actions for her daughters, and she gives us two tips that help us ...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Lee Redd author
24.09.2018

Ep. 108: Kitchen Tool Design with Kate and Bryce Hansen, Creators of the Ergo Spout

We talk with Kate and Bryce Hansen, inventors and creators of the Ergo Spout, all about designing this kitchen tool. In order to bring this spout that can be used with a regular-mouth Mason jar, they did market research, made prototypes, and hired engi...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, and Lee Redd author
17.09.2018

Ep. 107: Fried Foods Mini Episode with Lee Redd

Lee joins Winter on this week's mini episode (Happy Honeymoon to Sharon!) to talk about fried foods, especially ones you may find at your local state fair. We briefly talk about the history of frying foods and the science behind a good fried product, t...
Winter Redd and Lee Redd author
10.09.2018

Ep. 106: Cotton Candy

Because it's state fair time, we decided to talk about a requested topic (thanks, listener Chad!)--cotton candy! We get into the history of the World's Fair in 1904 and how it came on the scene and what was introduced at that World's Fair. It was histo...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Lee Redd author
4.09.2018

Ep. 105: How to Choose An Artisan Cheese Part 2 with Vanessa Chang, ACS Certified Cheese Professional

We continue with our interview with Vanessa Chang, ACS Certified Cheese Professional, and she tells us her guidelines for choosing a cheese if you are new to the world of artisan cheeses. She also gives us a taste of producers and agers that she is exc...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Lee Redd author
27.08.2018

Ep. 104: The American Cheese Society's Certified Cheese Professional Exam with Vanessa Chang, ACS CCP, Part 1

In Part 1 of our interview with Vanessa Chang, ACS CCP, we chat with her all about the American Cheese Society's Certified Cheese Professional (CCP) exam. Vanessa talks about why there is even such an exam, her previous experience in the food world tha...
21.08.2018

Episode 103: Salt with Darryl Bosshardt of Redmond Inc, Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of our interview with Darryl Bosshardt of Real Salt about salt. We talk about how the salt is harvested from the salt mine in Redmond, Utah, what the two meanings of Kosher mean regarding salt, and the makeup of different salts. Check...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Leland Redd author
16.07.2018

Ep. 102: Salt with Darryl Bosshardt of Redmond Inc, Part 1

We are delighted to have Daryl Bosshardt of Redmond Inc on today's Part 1 episode. He tells us about the background of salt, the history and science behind salt, and how the sea bed of salt was discovered in Redmond, Utah and how Real Salt came to be. ...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Leland Redd author
9.07.2018

Ep. 101: What Walt Disney Ate and Disneyland Food History with The Word on the Main Street Podcast

Welcome to our new format and to the guys from the Word on the Main Street Podcast on this week's episode. We chat with Sean, Bryan and Cooper all about what Walt Disney ate in the early days before and after Disneyland opened, cool Disneyland food his...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Leland Redd author
2.07.2018

Ep. 100: A Look Back on 100 Hungry Squared Podcast Episodes and Giveaways!

It's our 100th Hungry Squared Podcast episode! We are here with Ike and Lee to look back on the last couple of years, talk about about our favorite moments and episodes, and announce some awesome giveaways because we want to say thanks and that we love...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Leland Redd author
30.06.2018

Ep. 99: Cast Iron History, Seasoning, and Restoration with Ned Adams of Dutch Oven Daddy

On this week's extended episode, we interview Ned Adams of Dutch Oven Daddy and he gives us all the details of cast iron in America from Griswold, Wagner Ware, and Lodge. He then gets practical and we talk about how to season a piece of cast iron and w...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Leland Redd author
18.06.2018

Ep. 98: Easy Culinary Science for Better Cooking with Author Jessica Gavin, Culinary Scientist

We are delighted to interview Jessica Gavin, culinary scientist and author of the new cookbook Easy Culinary Science for Better Cooking, all about some basic science principles that can elevate your home cooking. We go over dry and moist heat methods, ...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Leland Redd author
11.06.2018

Ep. 97: Milkshakes and Malts

Upon request from a listener, we talk about the long and delicious history of the milkshake and malteds and how they changed from a boozy egg-based drink to the ice cream-based treat we know today. We also delve into malteds and how a new and improved ...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Leland Redd author
4.06.2018

Ep. 96: Olives

We finally cover olives and the long, long history of olives and olive trees throughout the world. We also go over how they are processed to pull off the very bitter taste from a compound called oleuropin. We finally help out our Food Fight listener wi...
29.05.2018

Ep. 95: Aluminum Foil, Parchment Paper, Wax Paper, and Saran Wrap

We are wrapping our food up in all the things that you find in that one drawer in your kitchen. We're talking about the history and science and design of aluminum foil, parchment paper, wax paper, and plastic wrap, specifically the Saran Wrap brand. Yo...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Leland Redd author
21.05.2018

Ep. 94: Peanuts and Peanut Butter

We delve into peanuts, how it's harvested and see how George Washington Carver contributed to its popularity in the United States. Then we talk all about peanut butter, who invented it, and popular brands and how to make your own these days. Also, we h...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Leland Redd author
14.05.2018

Ep. 93: Fry Sauce, Golf Sauce, Pink Sauce, and....MayoChup Minisode

If you haven't heard, Heinz's MayoChup is getting a rise out of a lot of people. On this week's minisode, we tackle the brief, but important history of the condiment fry sauce in the United States and how as Utahns, we claim and protect it. We also tal...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Leland Redd author
7.05.2018

Ep. 92: Berries (and Other Fruits That Aren't Technically Berries)

Since they're in season, we decided to talk all about berries. Then we discovered, some of the berries that we thought were berries, aren't technically berries. We talk about strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, and cranberries. Winter...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Leland Redd author
30.04.2018

Ep. 91: The Toaster and Toaster Breakfast Foods

We love the toaster and all the things you can toast in it, including all Eggo Waffles, Pop-Tarts, and Toaster Strudels. We get into the toaster, the next best thing since sliced bread, then go into the interesting and competitive history and design of...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Leland Redd author
23.04.2018

Ep. 90: Sous Vide with Jason Logsdon of Amazing Food Made Easy

We're talking to Jason Logsdon of Amazing Food Made Easy about the cooking technique sous vide. He gets into the why we'd want to cook with sous vide, basic (and easy) equipment and set-up, and the science behind the temperatures and times to cook food...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Leland Redd author
16.04.2018

Ep. 89: Tomatoes

Thanks to listener Troy's request, we are talking about tomatoes today, because he wanted to learn about the history of tomatoes specifically. We go over what the tomato is and its long sordid history and the bad rap it's had over the years. We then ta...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Leland Redd author
9.04.2018

Ep. 88: Coffee with Chris Deferio, Host of The Keys to the Shop Podcast and Coffee Consultant

We have a great conversation with Chris Deferio, podcast host of the Keys to the Shop Podcast and coffee business consultant, all about the basics of coffee starting from the history of coffee, where it comes from and how it evolved over the years, ont...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Leland Redd author
2.04.2018

Ep. 87: Kitchen Design with IKEA Designers Andrea Sorenson and Matt Walquist

We have special guests Andrea Sorenson and Matt Walquist from IKEA to talk about kitchen design, from the beginning stages of I need a new kitchen to the inspiration and dreaming phase, then on to the actual measuring and designing your kitchen. The IK...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Leland Redd author
27.03.2018

Ep. 86: Introducing 100% Fresh Beef Patties and Restaurant Logistics with Preston Pearson of McDonald's [Sponsored Post]

This week, we geek out a bit on restaurant design as we go on location at McDonald's to chat with Preston Pearson, Area Operations Supervisor, as they introduce 100% fresh beef patties to their Quarter Pounder and Signature Crafted burger line-up, and ...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Leland Redd author
19.03.2018

Ep. 85: Thermometers with Special Guest Chef Martin Earl of ThermoWorks

On this week's episode, we are delighted to chat with Martin Earl, the culinary editor and chef at ThermoWorks, the makers of thermometers, all about the history of thermometry and science of the different types of digital thermometers are and how they...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, Leland Redd author
12.03.2018

Ep. 84: Bagels

On this week's episode, we get into the wonderful world of bagels! We chat about the history of the bagels and how boiling of the bagel became to be, and then we jump into how to make bagels and the science behind that crusty outer layer and chewy, den...
Sharon Titus, Winter Redd, and Leland Redd author