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Ever curious how your favorite brand of crackers got on the grocery store shelf? Maybe you were a fan of How’s It’s Made as a kid like I was. Or you get curious on how the best apple ever, the Cosmic Crisp® apple was classically bred!  If so, this series from The Sporkful’s “Mission: ImPASTAble” by Dan Pashman will take you on a 3 year food journey as Dan sets out to create a new pasta shape. You will learn alongside him about everything from the type of wheat to use, what a pasta dieline is, to our favorite part- branding, marketing and distribution. ?

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Here are all the episodes in the podcast series:


Mission: ImPASTAble 1 | Spaghetti Sucks

Mission: ImPASTAble 2 | Slanting The Floors

Mission: ImPASTAble 3 | What Would Juan Guzman Do?

Mission: ImPASTAble 4 | Where The Ruffles Meet The Road

Mission: ImPASTAble 5 | A Shape Is Born


Mission: ImPASTAble 6 | The Future Of Cascatelli (April 2021)

Mission: ImPASTAble 7 | Turning The Ship (Nov 2021)

Mission: ImPASTAble 8 | The Pursuit Of Viscoelasticity (Feb 2022)

Melissa Roth

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