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Hungry For MO
Hungry For MO
KCUR Studios

Hungry For MO is a podcast from KCUR Studios where hosts Natasha Bailey and Jenny Vergara celebrate the stories behind Missouri’s iconic... more

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Black walnut magic

Missouri is home to more black walnut trees than any other place in the world. Its wild nature and distinct... more

07 Dec 2022 · 27 minutes
No apologies for St. Louis pizza

Is there any other regional pizza in the country that elicits as much debate and shame as St. Louis-style? A... more

30 Nov 2022 · 29 minutes
A toast to the birthplace of sliced bread

Chillicothe, Missouri, has an unusual claim to fame: It’s the town where sliced bread first debuted back in 1928. But... more

21 Nov 2022 · 29 minutes
Myth-busting the St. Louis World's Fair

The St. Louis World’s Fair of 1904 forever changed modern American cuisine — popularizing foods like the ice cream cone,... more

14 Sep 2021 · 28 minutes
Crock-Pots for the people

No Midwestern cookout is complete without a delicious chili or dip simmering in a Crock-Pot. But when the device was... more

07 Sep 2021 · 33 minutes
George Washington Carver’s quiet revolution

George Washington Carver is slotted in American history lessons as "the peanut guy." But this Missourian gave us biofuels, food... more

31 Aug 2021 · 30 minutes
Chinese food, Missouri-style

Missouri claims the creation of two iconic, innovative Chinese dishes — but Springfield cashew chicken and the St. Paul sandwich... more

24 Aug 2021 · 30 minutes
How Missouri saved wine

If you love French wine and the Napa Valley region of California, then you should really thank Missouri — specifically,... more

17 Aug 2021 · 22 minutes
Who gets to define Missouri barbecue?

Kansas City and St. Louis are both known as barbecue destinations, but recent efforts to redefine the cuisine have sidelined... more

10 Aug 2021 · 29 minutes
Trailer: Hungry For MO

To celebrate Missouri’s 200th birthday, hosts Natasha Bailey and Jenny Vergara are uncovering the stories behind the iconic foods of... more

27 Jul 2021 · 3 minutes
Hungry For MO
Black walnut magic
Hungry For MO