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Season 1, Episode 13

Family Meals, the Politics of Food, and a Quest for the Perfect Omelet

This week we are joined by guest John E. Finn, professionally trained chef and Professor Emeritus of Government at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. We discuss the power of family meals but also what can make a family meal a not-so-positive experience.

Host & Guest

Dr. Kristin Saxena
John E. Finn

About This Episode

This week we are joined by guest John E. Finn, professionally trained chef and Professor Emeritus of Government at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. We discuss the power of family meals but also what can make a family meal a not-so-positive experience. We talk about the way our food choices can reflect our own political beliefs and are shaped, sometimes in ways we don’t realize, by the political system. Finally, we discuss his late mother’s constant quest to find The Perfect Omelet, and his book of the same title. Join us for all this and more!

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