2. The Sporkful
What it's about: Kind of a modern anthropology of food, this show explores the everyday cultural impact food has on our lives, from the office fridge to racial stereotypes to the many foods you've been eating wrong your whole life.
Who will eat it up: Anyone who hates the label "foodie," but does really freaking love food.
What it's about: This podcast explores all the complicated stereotypes, unique agriculture, and unsung heroes of the American South through the lens of its delicious, delicious food.
Who will eat it up: Anyone who firmly believes all food should be deep fried.
What it's about: If you thought you were a food nerd, wait until you hear these folks. After testing and re-testing recipes dozens of times, these hosts offer their expertise and scientific insight to help you be the best cook you can be.
Who will love it: Anyone with a Pinterest board filled with intimidating-looking recipes.
5. Burnt Toast
What it's about: Every episode offers an ice breaking joke, an original themed cocktail, hilarious etiquette tips, talks with food industry leaders, and celebs of all kind answering questions about fave foods and party playlists. It's really like being at a dinner party.
Who will eat it up: Hosts with the most and introverts who want the dinner party brought to them.
9. Spilled Milk
What it's about: Two food writers/comedians pick one food-related topic for each episode and examine it v. v. deeply.
Who will eat it up: If you could talk about Oreos or frozen pizza for 30 minutes straight, this is the show for you.
What it's about: This show is all about food culture through the ages, exploring the eating habits and rituals of ancient civilizations and ancestors to better understand our own.
Who will eat it up: History buffs and food nerds alike.
What it's about: Fermentation in its many shapes and forms, with special attention paid to brewing beer at home.
Who will eat it up: If you're a home brewer or know what SCOBY is, this is the podcast for you.
12. First We Eat
What it's about: A couple of food nerds dissect their most random and thought-provoking questions about everything from nutmeg to sourdough to fad diets.
Who will eat it up: If you love trivia, this show is a goldmine of random foodie facts.
What it's about: A blogger and a radio host talk with musicians about food, and with chefs about music. It's as simple as that.
Who will eat it up: Groupies of bands and restauranteurs alike. (There's a surprising amount of overlap.)