67 episodes

We tell the weird and surprising and funny backstories around food and drink. The tales we haven’t all heard yet, the ones that have been lost, the under-told. This is not a recipe show. And this is not a show about celebrity chefs or what they like to eat. Proof goes beyond recipes and cooking to investigate the foods we love (tiki drinks) and don't love (the grain bowl); ask the big questions (where do food cravings come from?); and uncover the hidden backstories that feed your food-obsessed brain. Hosted by Bridget Lancaster. A production of America's Test Kitchen.

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We tell the weird and surprising and funny backstories around food and drink. The tales we haven’t all heard yet, the ones that have been lost, the under-told. This is not a recipe show. And this is not a show about celebrity chefs or what they like to eat. Proof goes beyond recipes and cooking to investigate the foods we love (tiki drinks) and don't love (the grain bowl); ask the big questions (where do food cravings come from?); and uncover the hidden backstories that feed your food-obsessed brain. Hosted by Bridget Lancaster. A production of America's Test Kitchen.

    Hive Heist

    Hive Heist

    Under the cover of almond groves, a new branch of crime has an unusual target: bees.

    • 30 min
    You're a Good Man, Brady Keys

    You're a Good Man, Brady Keys

    In the 1960s, the path to Civil Rights was paved with profits — and Brady Keys’ All-Pro Chicken was the gold standard of Black capitalism.

    • 42 min
    The Case of the Disappearing Franchise

    The Case of the Disappearing Franchise

    Historian and fast food detective Marcia Chatelain explores the cases of franchises that disappeared without a trace.

    • 39 min
    The Mysterious Yamei Kin

    The Mysterious Yamei Kin

    Dr. Kin had charisma, a medical degree, and support from the USDA — but she still couldn't convince Americans to eat tofu.

    • 45 min
    Will The Real Mr. Oreo Please Stand Up?

    Will The Real Mr. Oreo Please Stand Up?

    Biscuit wars, rebellion-by-Oreo, and the "Real" Mr. Oreo: In this collaboration with Business Insider’s Brought To You By, we take a closer look at the many layers of history behind America’s favorite cookie.

    • 37 min
    The Search for the Queerest Food

    The Search for the Queerest Food

    Reporter Chad Chenail seeks to answer the question: What is the Queerest food?

    • 43 min

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