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The Sporkful

A Brief History Of Cereal And Milk

37:42 | Dec 17th, 2018

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We explore the history of an iconic American food couple -- cereal and milk -- with help from NYT food correspondent Kim Severson and author Mark Kurlansky. Today's sponsors: Go to BobsRedMill.com/Oatmeal-Cups to explore recipes and get your favorit...Show More


On the topic of cereal and milk: What's your favourite cereal and type of milk?


I like Rice Krispies


@mm Honey Nut Cheerios kinda guy, with plain cold milk.


The history of cereal and milk you never knew - how corn flakes became corn flakes, cereal created as health food, and why lactose intolerant people are actually normal. Now I wonder about the history of baby carrots.


A follow-up episode about the history of non-dairy milk would be interesting, e.g. almond milk, soy milk, coconut milk, rice milk, etc.