Category: Arts:Food

Join hosts Avery and Lena Cochrane (and sometimes guests) as they sample, rate, and talk about fun foods. History and facts are discussed from treats such as flavoured Oreos, to pumpkin spice, to types of boxed dressing. Listen to an amusing debate about the assessment of a different food theme each week. This couple may not always agree, but they will for sure ridicule each other for not seeing eye to eye. Listen weekly to hear delightful banter about yummy foods!

April 1, 2020

111 April Fool’s Day: Foods to make us laugh.

Welcome to the Mess Hall Podcast, part of the @albertapodnet powered by @atbfinancial.

Today Avery and Lena try some fun foods and do some food challenges. Crickets, Bamboozled, and Pop Rocks are some of the things on the menu.

This week's podcast shout out is going to LET’S DO COFFEE. Have a virtual coffee with student entrepreneurs and NAIT alumni in this interview show presented by the Mawji Centre for New Venture and Student Entrepreneurship. Find out more at letsdocoffee.libsyn.com

With Pod Power, ATB is making it possible for us to amplify the voices of Albertans and Alberta podcasters. This episode, we’re giving a Pod Power shout out to: THAT’S FOOD

That’s Food, a new podcast from CJSR - Edmonton's campus and community radio station. That’s Food explores the back story of food in Edmonton, one meal at a time. It’s handmade with love by University of Alberta students.You can listen to That's Food on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you download podcasts. You can also find it at thatsfood.transistor.fm

 

March 30, 2020

110-Live Show #2 We reviewed Tim Horton’s Foods

Welcome to the Mess Hall Podcast, part of the @albertapodnet powered by @atbfinancial.

Today Avery and Lena and try some foods from Tim Horton's. We tried our favourite doughnuts and the Dream doughnuts along with the new granola bar and coffee bar. There are some surprising moments along the way. 

This week's podcast shout outs are going to:

TIGHT ENDS PODCAST

A sports podcast for the rest of us! Vanda claims she doesn’t know much about football, but she knows a tight end when she sees one. tightendspodcast.com

EAT MORE BARBECUE

Ryan Sanderson promotes and fosters barbecue culture in Alberta with this weekly interview show about the BBQ life. eatmorebarbecue.ca

THAT’S A THING?!

A sometimes belated, already outdated guide to your teens, tweens and everything under 20. Elizabeth teensplains her media to her mom, Karen. thatsathing.transistor.fm

REPODCASTING

Janet and Lucia recast your favourite (and not-so-favourite) movies. They also cast Tony Danza, because why not? repodcasting.blubrry.net

 This episode is brought to you by Park Power, a provider of electricity and natural gas in Alberta that offers low rates, awesome service, and profit-sharing with local charities.

Park Power is a small local business, and like many of you, it has been closely monitoring the news on COVID-19 and the world’s rapidly changing circumstances. 

Converting to a remote office format means the way Park Power does business may change for a while, but their commitment to exceptional customer service will remain. 

Find out more about Park Power's response to the COVID-19 outbreak at parkpower.ca

 

 
 

 

March 25, 2020

109 Crunchy Asian Snacks

Welcome to the Mess Hall Podcast, part of the @albertapodnet powered by @atbfinancial.

Today Avery and Lena try crunchy snacks from Asia.  Are Honey Butter Chips craze-worthy? Is seafood flavour good? Listen to find out the answers as well as how good Asian treats can be.  

This weeks podcast shoutout is going to THE 4TH LINE HOCKEY PODCAST. No finesse, just grinding out opinions on hockey and hockey-related news. Hosted by Carl Landra, Joel Schnell and Nick Seguin. the4thlinepodcast.com

This episode of The Mess Hall Podcast is brought to you by Snow and Tell — The Winter City Podcast.

You can’t change the weather, but you can change how you feel about it. 

This podcast explores how the right attitudes can uncover the opportunities and potential in winter cities.

Find Snow and Tell on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

You can also find it online at wintercityedmonton.ca/podcast

March 23, 2020

108 Live Show #1. We reviewed Dragon’s Den Foods

Welcome to the Mess Hall Podcast, part of the @albertapodnet powered by @atbfinancial.

Today Avery and Lena and try some foods from the Canadian TV show Dragon's Den. We tried ONG'S, Fatso Carmel Peanut Butter, Holly Crap and Awake Bars. 

This week's podcast shout out is going to A BRANDED WORLD. Luiza Campos offers step-by-step guides and easy-to-implement advice on how to build meaningful brands that captivate audiences. Find out more go to marcastrategy.com/abrandedworldpodcast/

 

This episode is brought to you by Park Power, a provider of electricity and natural gas in Alberta that offers low rates, awesome service, and profit-sharing with local charities.

Park Power is a small local business, and like many of you, it has been closely monitoring the news on COVID-19 and the world’s rapidly changing circumstances. 

Converting to a remote office format means the way Park Power does business may change for a while, but their commitment to exceptional customer service will remain. 

Find out more about Park Power's response to the COVID-19 outbreak at parkpower.ca

March 18, 2020

107 Pringles

Welcome to the Mess Hall Podcast, part of the @albertapodnet powered by @atbfinancial.

This week Avery and Lena try different flavours of Pringles and copycat versions.  Does Lay's stack up? Is it worth mixing two or more kinds? Listen to find out.

This week's podcast shout out is going to MAKESHIFT STORIES.A biweekly journey into the improbable; speculative fiction, sci-fi & fantasy stories for all ages. Created by Alan V Hare. Find out more at makeshiftstories.com 

In Alberta, you get to choose who to buy your energy from. If you switch retailers, nothing changes about the delivery of electricity or natural gas to your home or business. 

If you have an existing contract, you’re going to want to find out the terms for leaving. If you don’t, then it’s even easier to sign up for Park Power. 

The choice is yours, and there’s a better deal available to you.

Learn more at parkpower.ca

March 11, 2020

106 Happy St. Patricks Day! More than Green Beer

Welcome to the Mess Hall Podcast, part of the @albertapodnet powered by @atbfinancial.

This week Avery and Lena stuff a bunch o'green stuff in their gobs. Both the craic and the food are great.  Give it a listen to discover what you should eat this St. Paddy's Day. 

This week's podcast shout out is going to Modern Manhood A series of interviews towards understanding the many different views of masculinity. Hosted by German Villegas. Find out more at modernmanhood.org

 

In Alberta, you get to choose who to buy your energy from. Park Power has low overhead, and chances are you’ll save money if you switch. You can find out how much money you would save by visiting parkpower.ca and plugging your numbers into the Alberta Energy Savings Calculator

March 4, 2020

105- Flavoured Vodkas

Welcome to the Mess Hall Podcast, part of the @albertapodnet powered by @atbfinancial.

This week Avery, Lena, and Alison Hammer try an assortment of vodkas.  Bacon, cranapple, and birthday cake are a few that are on the menu; plus we then try them with mixes.  Listen as we become giggly and discover what our favourites are.

 

This week's podcast shout out is going to It's A Conspiracy! Andrew, Charlie and Greg lay out the beliefs behind selected conspiracy theories, alternative accounts, legends, myths and more. Find out more at itsaconspiracypodcast.com 

This episode is brought to you by Park Power, a provider of electricity and natural gas in Alberta that offers low rates, awesome service, and profit-sharing with local charities.

In Alberta, you get to choose who to buy your energy from. If you switch retailers, nothing changes about the delivery of electricity or natural gas to your home or business. 

If you have an existing contract, you’re going to want to find out the terms for leaving. If you don’t, then it’s even easier to sign up for Park Power. 

The choice is yours, and there’s a better deal available to you.

Learn more at parkpower.ca

February 26, 2020

104-Mardi Gras!

Welcome to the Mess Hall Podcast, part of the @albertapodnet powered by @atbfinancial.

This week, Avery, Lena and Caroline Lem try a variety of New Orleans/Mardi Gras Foods. King's cake, gumbo, and jambalaya are a few of the treats on the menu.

 

To find out more about Caroline and Lemonberry Pastries go to 

 

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The Alberta Podcast Network, powered by ATB, is happy to be partnering with SeatGIANT to offer you a deal on tickets to major sporting events, big concerts, popular theatre throughout North America, and more.

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All tickets are in Canadian dollars, even for events that are in the U.S. SeatGIANT is Canadian-owned and -operated, and it guarantees every ticket. So, help yourself to a great experience, while helping the Alberta Podcast Network and a Canadian-owned business. Visit seatgiant.ca, and use the offer code “apn.”

February 19, 2020

103: poppin’ it up with popcorn!

Welcome to the Mess Hall Podcast, part of the @albertapodnet powered by @atbfinancial.

This week, Avery, Lena, and Kyle try different flavours and brands of popcorn.  From Orville Redenbacher to avocado oil to sour cream and onion; see what our tasters like best. 

This weeks podcast shoutouts are going to all of Kyle's podcast. Give them a listen in the link below. Also chela's out YYC Media Lab in the link below as well.

Websites

medialabyyc.com

kdvstm.transistor.fm

puttingittogether.transistor.fm

assumptionspod.com

creativeblock.transistor.fm

Twitter 

@thekylemarshall

@KDvsTM

@sondheimpodcast

@assumptionspod

@medialabyyc

 

This episode of The Mess Hall Podcast is brought to you by That’s Food.

A new podcast from CJSR - Edmonton's campus and community radio station. It explores the back story to food in Edmonton, one meal at a time. Listen to That's Food on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you download podcasts.You can also find it on their website thatsfood.transistor.fm.

 

 

February 12, 2020

102 Valentines Food

Welcome to the Mess Hall Podcast, part of the @albertapodnet powered by @atbfinancial.

This week, Avery, Lena and Chris & Don Wilhelm from Little Shop of Pleasures laugh their way through eating sexy foods/aphrodisiacs.  Bananas, fuzzy peaches, and lava cakes are all part of the menu. This episode is entertaining and informative!

 

To find out more about the Little Shop of Pleasures visit

Website: littleshopofpleasures.com

Facebook: @LSOPYYC 

Twitter: @shopofpleasures

Or in person in Calgary at

3812 Macleod Trail SE

And 

6411 A Bowness Rd NW

This bonus episode is brought to you in part form NorQuest - Career Moves. Find out more at norquest.ca/careermoves

AND 

In Alberta, you get to choose who to buy your energy from. Park Power has low overhead, and chances are you’ll save money if you switch. You can find out how much money you would save by visiting parkpower.ca and plugging your numbers into the Alberta Energy Savings Calculator