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S2:E9 | 8.1.2019

Why Does OJ Taste Bad After Using Toothpaste?

In these bonus episodes, we try to answer your weird food questions. This week: Why are some flavor pairings divine (chocolate + coffee) and others horrible (orange juice after toothpaste)?

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In these bonus episodes, we try to answer your weird food questions. This week: Why are some flavor pairings divine (chocolate + coffee) and others horrible (orange juice after toothpaste)?

Transcript

Bridget Lancaster: Hey Proof listeners, Bridget here. Now, today's episode of Proof is a bonus episode and it's the first of many that are going to be coming out this summer. And we're determined to answer your weird food questions.

Bridget Lancaster: Now, today's question comes from Natalie Reed and she asks, "As I sit here dunking my chocolate-enrobed donut in my coffee, I find myself wondering, why are some pairings divine,” such as her present experience, “and why are some horrible, like orange juice after toothpaste?” Now, we all know that there are classic flavor pairings that just work, like peanut butter and jelly. But some are less successful, like peanut butter and mustard. So we've brought in a real flavor expert—it's Natalie Taake. And she's the dir…

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