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Welcome to Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio! From street food in Thailand to a bakery in a Syrian refugee camp to how one scientist uses uses state of the art pollen analysis to track the origins of honey (and also to solve cold murder cases), Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio goes anywhere and everywhere to ask questions and get answers about home cooking, food, culture, wine, farming, restaurants, literature, and the lives and cultures of the people who grow, produce, and create the food we eat.

Welcome to Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio! From street food in Thailand to a bakery in a Syrian refugee camp to how one scientist uses uses state of the art pollen analysis to track the origins of honey (and also to solve cold murder cases), Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio goes anywhere and everywhere to ask questions and get answers about home cooking, food, culture, wine, farming, restaurants, literature, and the lives and cultures of the people who grow, produce, and create the food we eat.
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Boston, United States

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Welcome to Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio! From street food in Thailand to a bakery in a Syrian refugee camp to how one scientist uses uses state of the art pollen analysis to track the origins of honey (and also to solve cold murder cases), Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio goes anywhere and everywhere to ask questions and get answers about home cooking, food, culture, wine, farming, restaurants, literature, and the lives and cultures of the people who grow, produce, and create the food we eat.

Language:

English

Contact:

855-4-BOWTIE


Episodes

Death and Foraging in Tasmania: Intrepid Explorer Sarah Marquis Hikes the Wilderness

11/9/2018
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The Swiss explorer discusses how she cooks and forages in the wild and why the mental journey is a bigger challenge than the physical. Also on this week’s show: Strange tales of food and the British Empire; ricotta-semolina cheesecake; Oaxacan Hot Chocolate; and The New Yorker’s Adam Gopnik on the ethics of meat.

Duration:00:53:08

Lights! Camera! Action! Food! The history of food photography from Betty Crocker to Gourmet Magazine

11/2/2018
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Also on this week’s show: Homestyle Cooking from southeast India; the best soup in the world; the truth about drinking and health; and grams versus cups. (Originally aired February 22, 2018.)

Duration:00:53:30

Alice Waters Wants to Save the World One Perfect Peach at a Time

10/26/2018
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The Chez Panisse founder discusses the early days of the historic Berkeley institution and the power of taste to change lives. Also on this week’s show: Our trip to Sicily for the real Pasta e Fagioli; Jerrelle Guy chats about her debut book, Black Girl Baking; and Dan Pashman of The Sporkful performs an on-air … Continue reading "Alice Waters Wants to Save the World One Perfect Peach at a Time"

Duration:00:51:38

Chili Buns and Pickled Bologna: A 4,000 Mile Road Trip Through Appalachia

10/19/2018
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Ronni Lundy, author of “Victuals,” eats her way through Appalachia. Also on this week’s show: Mark Kurlansky reveals the shocking, often deadly history of milk; we travel to Genoa to uncover the authentic recipe for Pesto Genovese; and Dr. Aaron Carroll talks trans fats and health.

Duration:00:52:26

Secret History of Peanut Butter: How One Woman Changed the FDA

10/12/2018
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Also on this week’s show: Do low-fat diets work?; Filipino food in Tel Aviv; and yellow split pea curry. (Originally aired 4/5, 2018.)

Duration:00:53:12

The Food World According to Mimi Sheraton

10/5/2018
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Mimi Sheraton, the first woman restaurant critic at The New York Times, doesn’t trust anonymous crowd-sourced reviews and says that authentic food is in the eye of the eater. Also on this week’s show: The near death of Tex-Mex; how to make a simple Tuscan beef and pepper stew; a new theory of wine; and … Continue reading "The Food World According to Mimi Sheraton"

Duration:00:51:48

Ina Garten is a Messy Cook: The Hidden World of the Barefoot Contessa

9/28/2018
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Also on this week’s show: Up with pomegranate molasses; sheet-pan roasted chicken; J. Kenji López-Alt investigates the science of baking pizza at home; and why Australian cuisine is the most diverse, adventurous on the planet!

Duration:00:53:24

Nadine Levy Redzepi: Danish Dream Cakes, Anchovies and the Hygge Way of Life

9/21/2018
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Also on this week’s show: The egg mogul who finally went to jail; authentic no-stir polenta; homemade coconut milk; and the French who put ice cubes in wine!

Duration:00:52:27

The Lost Kitchen: Erin French Has 20,000 Restaurant Reservations in Freedom, Maine

9/14/2018
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Also on this week’s show: Pumpkin spice gone wild; dump and stir Spanish Almond Cake; and the truth about fish and mercury.

Duration:00:51:47

Ramen Rock: Cult Band Shonen Knife Sings about Food, Not Love

9/7/2018
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This week, NPR’s Maria Godoy reports on pop-punk band Shonen Knife; Milk Street travels to Taipei, to a cooking school that teaches street food; our recipe for shaved zucchini salad; and dry versus sweet wines. Originally aired August 24, 2017.

Duration:00:52:58

The Cooking Gene: Michael Twitty Stirs Up the South

8/31/2018
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Also on this week’s show: Why foods go viral; new ways with miso; wine boot camp; and sumac meets tomatoes.

Duration:00:53:21

BraveTart: Stella Parks Reimagines America’s Favorite Sweets

8/24/2018
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Also on this week’s show: Barbecue around the world, from boodog to hāngi; LA’s Cambodian donut shops; whisk tips; and Austrian plum cake.

Duration:00:53:15

Bollywood Kitchen: Singing, Dancing, Cooking!

8/17/2018
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Also on this week’s show: The true story of donuts and war; Spanish-style French toast; and defending MSG. (Originally aired April 12, 2018.)

Duration:00:51:50

Gonzalo Guzmán’s Nopalito: Inside a Mexican Kitchen

8/10/2018
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Also on this week’s show: How to cut up a cow, with New York butchers Erika Nakamura and Jocelyn Guest; Armenian grilled pork chops; and junk food taxes, good or bad?

Duration:00:51:46

Insider’s Italy: An Off-The-Grid Travel Guide with Matt Goulding

8/3/2018
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Also on this week’s show: The Gefilte Manifesto – modern Jewish home cooking; Taiwanese grilled corn; and Dan Pashman on the Library of Congress Cooking Club.

Duration:00:53:15

Chefs, Drugs and Rock & Roll: Misfits, Hippies and Celebrity Chefs

7/27/2018
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Are supermarket leafy greens dangerous?; inside Brooklyn’s Aska Restaurant; and olive oil bundt cake from Italy.

Duration:00:52:22

Buttermilk Graffiti: Chef Edward Lee Hits The Road to Eat The New America

7/20/2018
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Kim Severson on the hunt for a lost strain of rice; J. Kenji López-Alt on salt; and pie plates for grilling.

Duration:00:51:43

The Potlikker Papers: Food Meets Politics in The American South

7/13/2018
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The Mafia muscles in on Italian bakeries, cooking for civil rights with John T. Edge, Dan Pashman of The Sporkful on airline dining and the new fattoush. Originally aired July 13, 2017.

Duration:00:52:25

How to Eat A Peach: Diana Henry on The Art of The Perfect Simple Menu

7/6/2018
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The ethics of free ice cream samples; pork/pineapple tacos; and Whetstone Magazine travels the world.

Duration:00:51:43

Desperately Seeking Garifuna! The Amazing History, Food and Language of the Garifuna People

6/29/2018
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Ruth Rodgers from The River Café; the bubbles of summer; and spaghetti al limone.

Duration:00:51:46