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!

January 22, 2020

99 Scottish Food with Calum Lykan

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

This week Avery, Lena, and story-teller extraordinaire Calum Lykan talk Scottish foods ahead of Robbie Burns' day. Although these foods are new for us, they bring back some fond memories for our guest. 

To find out more about Calum Lykan go to the follow spots:

calumlykanstorytelling.com

Twitter: @CalumLykanStory 

Facebook: @calumlykanstorytelling

Instagram: calumlykanstorytelling

If you are in Calgary this June make sure you check out the scenes annual Calgary Medieval Festival. It goes down on June 19th and 20th. To get more info and tickets check out the website calgarymedievalfaire.com

This weeks show is brought to you in part by ATB. 

Tired of paying bank fees when you can’t remember the last time you went into a branch? You spoke. ATB listened. And they’ve created a no monthly fee, digital account with a line of credit that makes banking work for you. By doing most of your banking digitally, you’ll avoid monthly fees and get unlimited digital transactions. It’s 24/7 banking at it’s finest. Visit atb.com today to sign up for a No-Fee All-In account and discover digital banking that works for you.

This show is also brought to you in part by Alberta Health Services. 

https://www.albertahealthservices.ca 

January 15, 2020

98 We all Scream for Ice Cream

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

This week Avery, Lena, and guest Josiah Sinanan try ice cream on one of the coldest days of the year.  Is "healthy" ice cream good? Is premium worth the money? Are local brands better than the "big guys"? Find out the the answers to all these burning questions here. 

This Weeks Podcast Shout out is going to LET’S FIND OUT. A podcast that answers questions about Edmonton’s history with Chris Chang-Yen Phillips. To find out more go to letsfindoutpodcast.com

This week the Mess Hall Podcast is brought to you in part by Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes at TELUS World of Science Edmonton. The exhibition runs until February 17 in Edmonton and features more than 300 artifacts, costumes, props and interactive elements to bring the Marvel Universe to life.Buy your tickets today at telusworldofscienceedmonton.ca If you’re coming from outside of Edmonton, there is a hotel deal on the website.This is the only place in Canada right now where you can see this exhibition.Visit telusworldofscienceedmonton.ca 

January 13, 2020

Bonus show! Timbit Cereal

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

On this very special show, Avery and Lena review Post's new Timbit cereals. Tim Horton's iconic Timbit is now available in both Chocolate Glaze and Birthday Cake.  Which is better? How do they compare to these classic Timbits? Are they worth buying? Find out the answers here. 

This week's podcast shout out is going to POPCYCLE. 

Your pop-culture connections podcast. Join hosts Christian Zyp and Eric Newby as they dissect pop culture’s connective tissues.

Find them on twitter @popcyclepod 
 

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

January 8, 2020

97- Lena and Avery have a nice chip salad!

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

This week Avery and Lena try "healthy" chips. 

 

This show is brought to you in part by Alberta Health Services. 

https://www.albertahealthservices.ca 

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.

If you decide to switch, it’s easy. Nothing changes about your service — only the price you pay. Learn more at parkpower.ca 

January 1, 2020

96- Lena and Avery recap an exciting 2019 and preview 2020!

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

This week Avery and Lena discuss 2019, try a few new snacks that got lost, and talk about what's to come in 2020.

There are several podcast shoutout on this podcast:

TOMATO RADIO

Tomato Radio is a podcast about food and drink, hosted by Mary Bailey and Amanda LeNeve.

https://soundcloud.com/tomatoradio

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.

https://the4thlinepodcast.com

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.

http://tightendspodcast.com

IT’S A CONSPIRACY!

Andrew, Charlie and Greg lay out the beliefs behind selected conspiracy theories, alternative accounts, legends, myths and more.

https://itsaconspiracypodcast.com

This week the Mess Hall Podcast is brought to you in part by Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes at TELUS World of Science Edmonton. The exhibition runs until February 17 in Edmonton and features more than 300 artifacts, costumes, props and interactive elements to bring the Marvel Universe to life.Buy your tickets today at telusworldofscienceedmonton.ca If you’re coming from outside of Edmonton, there is a hotel deal on the website.This is the only place in Canada right now where you can see this exhibition.Visit telusworldofscienceedmonton.ca 

 

December 25, 2019

95- Lena and Avery talk Advent Calendars

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

This week Avery and Lena giddily discuss different Advent calendars, as well as food gifts they gave and received. 

This week's podcast shout out is going to PUTTING IT TOGETHER. A look at Stephen Sondheim's body of work, show by show and song by song. Each week, Kyle Marshall invites someone in to discuss a Sondheim song in-depth. To find out more go to puttingittogether.transistor.fm 

This show is brought to you in part by Alberta Health Services. 

https://www.albertahealthservices.ca 

December 18, 2019

94- Avery, Lena and Kira Reminisce about Christmas

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

This week, Avery, Lena, and Kira Penner try Christmas confections of their youth.  Listen to them talk nostalgia eating. 

This week's podcast shout out goes to Girl Tries Life. Victoria Smith interviews inspiring women to show there are many different ways to live an incredible life. Hear tangible ways to achieve your goals and dreams. To find out more about this podcast heat over to www.girltrieslife.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. 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.

If you decide to switch, it’s easy. Nothing changes about your service — only the price you pay. Learn more at parkpower.ca 

December 11, 2019

93-Avery, Lena and JP contemplate candy canes!

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

This week, Avery, Lena and fellow podcaster JP try candy canes: yummy ones, surprising ones, and a few gross ones.  

This week's podcast shout out goes to The Read-Along. A mini book club for your ears. Join Scott and Anita Bourgeois on a chapter-by-chapter journey through a good book. To find out more, go to https://readalongpod.blogspot.com 

This episode is brought to you in part by ATB.

Tired of paying bank fees when you can’t remember the last time you went into a branch? You spoke. ATB listened. And they’ve created a no monthly fee, digital account with a line of credit that makes banking work for you. By doing most of your banking digitally, you’ll avoid monthly fees and get unlimited digital transactions. It’s 24/7 banking at it’s finest. Visit atb.com today to sign up for a No-Fee All-In account and discover digital banking that works for you. go to atb.com and find out more. 

December 4, 2019

92- Lena, Avery and Todd snack on some limited edition Christmas goodies!

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

This week, Avery, Lena and Todd try limited edition Christmas treats.  Listen as we get giggly from sugar and rum and discover what is worth buying this year.

 

A big thanks to Todd Gallant for being on the podcast this week. You can follow the Facebook link to find out more https://www.facebook.com/Hindsight-in-2020-105418600865084/ 

This week's podcast shout out is going to Press Start 2 Join. Welcome to Press Start to Join! Josh and Alan talk about video games, movies, TV, comics, Star Wars and such. to find out more go to ps2jshow.com 

This week the Mess Hall Podcast is brought to you in part by Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes at TELUS World of Science Edmonton. The exhibition runs until February 17 in Edmonton and features more than 300 artifacts, costumes, props and interactive elements to bring the Marvel Universe to life.Buy your tickets today at telusworldofscienceedmonton.ca If you’re coming from outside of Edmonton, there is a hotel deal on the website.This is the only place in Canada right now where you can see this exhibition.Visit telusworldofscienceedmonton.ca 

 

November 27, 2019

91 - Lena, Avery and Andrea try liquorice from around the world.

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

This week, Avery, Lena and Andrea Curry-Hansell taste test so many types of liquorice: filled, soft, salty, and mint to name a few.  Listen to what our favourites and not-so favourites are. 

 

This week's podcast shout out is going to a pair of podcasts. First: on The 2 and Out podcast, Travis Currah and Brazilian Ty bring you a CFL podcast that focuses on fantasy, league news and everything there is to know about Canadian football. Second: Eskimo Empire Podcast, a weekly chat about the CFL with Andrew, Mike and Kayla, three Edmonton fans with Green and Gold in their veins. Both had a great season talking about the CFL.

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 choose Park Power, your money stays here. Plus, Park Power shares its profits with local not-for-profits that are working to make a difference for their communities. Shopping local is very important to Park Power’s owner, Kris Kasawski, and we love local here at the Alberta Podcast Network, so it’s a great fit. Learn more at parkpower.ca