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I love this interview so damn much. Laura Shapiro, author most recently of WHAT SHE ATE: Six Remarkable Women & the Food That Tells Their Stories, and I talk cake, her career path, feminism, consciously—or unconsciously—ingested societal ideas around marriage, the history of cake mix, and the frankly horrendous diet culture. Oh, and Hitler. This is a doozy of an episode my friends. Please be aware that certain subjects discussed may be upsetting for some listeners. Visit for more information, vintage advertisements, episode resources, and recipes for the TWO Cake(s) of the Episode: Pancake Cake and a Cakey Cobbler via Smitten Kitchen which Laura bake with peaches :). Original music composed by Alejandro Hernandez. Craving another slice of cake? Subscribe via your favorite podcast directory. Reviews always welcome and extremely helpful!

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