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Food & Cooking Podcasts

Every week on Spilled Milk, writers/comedians Molly Wizenberg and Matthew Amster-Burton start with a food-related topic, from apples to winter squash, and run with it as far as they can go—and, regrettably, sometimes further.

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United States

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Every week on Spilled Milk, writers/comedians Molly Wizenberg and Matthew Amster-Burton start with a food-related topic, from apples to winter squash, and run with it as far as they can go—and, regrettably, sometimes further.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 641: Fast Food Tacos

4/11/2024
Today we're under the banner of taco as we eat delicious bags of garbage with while fondly remembering Colonel Mustard. Matthew plays Columbo and Molly gets the munchies as we discuss taco topology, surreal beans and Kermit conglomerates. Finally we celebrate and eulogize(?) Producer Abby's 10 years of hard labor. Episode 67: Hard Tacos Eddie Vedder sings "One" for U2 at The Kennedy Center Taco Bell Wouldn't Exist Without San Bernardino's Mitla Cafe Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:41:24

Episode 640: Tiramisu

4/4/2024
Today we are sinful, decadent and irritating Molly as we talk tasty gloop desserts and boudoirs. We discuss mayoral duties, friar juice and the right temperature for serving revenge before learning about some suspicious substitutions. Molly's Tiramisu Molly's Now but Wow! - The Last Repair Shop short film The Food Podcast (also produced by Producer Abby) Producer Abby's book recommendation newsletter: the rolling ladder Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:30:40

Episode 639: Tomatillos

3/28/2024
While talking tomatillos we blow minds and shatter worlds as we conclude that it's all about the journey, not the destination. (But really, what is at the end of Memory Lane?) We follow the lego brick road as we encounter two Sheens, three husks and wakes of vultures all in an attempt to define "slimy". Easy Pressure Cooker Pork Chile Verde Recipe Hello Em Coffeehouse Matthew's Now but Wow! - “Consider the Vulture,” by Meera Subramanian Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:33:50

Episode 638: Mustard

3/21/2024
Today we open up the encyclopedia to learn some "fun" facts about hot seeds as Molly goes deep into mustard territory while Matthew warily observes from afar. We're hot and cold, seedy and smooth, contagious and inspiring as we discuss equivalent sins, foot paste and our top 3 World's Fair inventions. Beaufor Roland Extra Strong Pommery Moutarde de Meaux grainy mustard Amora Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:38:07

Episode 637: Carrot Cake

3/14/2024
Apparently Matthew and Molly accept vegetable cakes as a concept so they immediately dive right into a cheesecakecarrotcakechuckanutbayslice with conical rasps and dreams of strong greavy. After their sense of wonder is reawakened, they realize that carriot cake is very necessary for all such as delight therin and are so served. Note: Producer Abby edited this episode under duress. My Mother’s Passion Cake, Molly wrote about this recipe from Bon Appetit / Epicurious Yossy Arefi's Snacking Cake Carrot Cake Matthew's Now but Wow! - MSPAINT, Post-American Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:32:54

Episode 636: Meringue

3/7/2024
Close your windows and put on your mechanical gumshoes because we're talking Meringue today! We're totally stable as we recount the meringues of our youth, share our 7 minute in heaven dreams and (barely) avoid weeping all over the matrix before confessing our true thoughts on tasting menus. Cocoa Nib Pavlovas from Orangette Alice Medrich’s recipe for Meringue mushrooms Chewy Gooey Crispy Crunchy by Alice Medrich Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:40:08

Episode 635: Steamed Food

2/29/2024
Today we confront our taste memories of steaming food to see if they deserve their bad reputation. We provide invisible jokes, fragrant scents and forgotten Simpsons characters to decide what steams and what doesn't. Not Available Elsewhere. Bears and School Principals Sold Separately. Matthew's Now but Wow! - Cleat Cute, Meryl Wilsner Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:30:10

Episode 634: Hot Honey

2/22/2024
Today we're sticky like Pooh Bear as we engage in some Christmas foreplay and hop on the swicy train. We like to bring about taste solutions through proprietary blends as we make prank calls without punch lines while tasting some Mike's hard honey. Eventually, we become overfull of feelings when Molly says the most disgusting thing of the past century. Hot Honey from Food52 Paulie Gee's Milk Drunk Emily the Cookbook Paper Plane Cocktail Molly's Now but Wow! - Society of the Snow on Netflix Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:28:15

Episode 633: Advent Calendars

2/15/2024
Welcome to the Advent of Love! We are coping with our nostalgia for the holidays by eating Santa's face and recounting thinly veiled Christmas "miracles". We go nuclear as we open one of these live, on the air and are sucked back into Edwardian times. Watch out Bunnicula! The Jacquie Lawson 2023 Edwardian Advent Calendar Eater Advent Calendar Article Bunnicula Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:39:04

Episode 632: Corn Muffins

2/8/2024
Today we confront painful memories and our mixed feelings about mixes as nail our 95 theses of corn muffins to your headphones. We love having our own personal muffin and debate steel vs stone as we play rubbity rubbity with The Muffin Man. Join us at Chowder Fest as we Make it Happen Everybody! Cook’s Illustrated recipe Matthew's Now but Wow! - Vera Wong’s Unsolicited Advice for Murderers, by Jesse Q. Sutanto Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:30:25

Episode 631: Spaghetti

2/1/2024
Grab some socks and listen up because we're finally doing it. Slick Spaghetti and Dick Trickle are here with Marco Polo and Goldilocks to discuss the memories, history and assumptions about spaghetti. Through injuries and mispronunciations we debate length, thickness and more before diving into the deep end. Spaghetti Salerno recipe here Episode 136: Non-Tomato Pasta Sauces Pt. 1 Spaghetti and Meatballs by Molly Wizenberg A nifty little video by Epicurious.com Kikkoman site The Clientele Matthew's Now but Wow! - Pailin’s Thai restaurant dish tier list Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:48:24

Episode 630: Food Packaging

1/25/2024
Today we present our picks and our anti-picks, our rants and our raves as we discuss our highs and our lows of food packaging. As we encounter bags that blow, tubes, cartons, pouches, containers and lids we myth bust and dream of strongly worded emails to manufacturers. Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:43:06

Episode 629: Ritz Crackers

1/18/2024
We're doing it right now as we continue apace learning everything there is to know about Ritz crackers and some things that maybe we wish we didn't. Through mergers, horizontal acquisitions and cracker bandits we become Loose-Wiles as we apply for Canadian citizenship and propose a new entry in the PEFP canon. snackworks.com Matthew's Now but Wow! - Black People Love Paramore podcast Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:46:20

Episode 628: Ferrero Rocher

1/11/2024
Happy 14th Birthday to us! Today we celebrate by rolling back the rocher as we discuss these luxurious hollow spheres of chocolate. Our party is full of ambassadors, tycoons and wet rocks as we aim for attainable extravagance and end up prolonging the holiday season. Episode 623: Nutella Youtube video about how they’re made How Ferrero Rocher chocolates were inspired by the Virgin Mary How Ferrero Rocher Became a Status Symbol for Immigrant Families “ambassador’s party” ad Molly's Now but Wow! - It’s a Holiday Soul Party, Sharon King & the Dap-Kings (2015) Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:29:54

Episode 627: Loaded Fries

1/4/2024
Today your Loaded Hosts discuss soup dupes, shiny toast and the problem with cloning as they learn about this new fry format. They teeter at the edge of America before breaking into song, debating potato vs corn chip and learning the true meaning of "vitriol" and "caustic". 17 Loaded Fries That Are Better Than A Boyfriend Kimchi Fries Matthew's Now but Wow! - 駅周辺の風景 on YouTube. Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:29:32

Episode 626: Pecans

12/28/2023
Today we go back to the playground and are drawn awry by peanuts, almonds and oh yeah, pecans. We discuss these smooth, handsome husks before droops show up (yet again) and we decide on the approved textures of goo. Eventually we realize our credenzas are burning before making some kitchen resolutions like a couple of twig girdlers. A filbert weevil on an acorn cap Molly's Now but Wow! - A Substack newsletter by Métis storyteller Chris La Tray, called “An Irritable Métis” One-Sentence Journal: Short Poems and Essays from the World at Large by Chris La Tray Toasted Pecan-Caramel Shortbread Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:37:20

Episode 625: Gyros

12/21/2023
Listen as we google things and cry while discussing meat stacks, gyroscopes and diphthongs before encountering Conair confusions and delicious babies. We create new, exciting segments as we miss debunking opportunities and beg you not to @ us. Circe by Madeline Miller Sideways Appliances Matthew's Now but Wow! - Chinese Menu by Grace Lin Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:36:31

Episode 624: Pineapple Juice

12/14/2023
Today we get out our church keys as we wade through slag tanks and a variety of varieties before getting some screw action. We share memories of Hollywood poolsides, debunk rumors, flout protocol and reveal the surprise cure for all feelings. Episode 391: Pineapple Grape stomping video EMERGENCY BEAK OF THE WEEK - Little Grebe Molly's Now but Wow: Real Americans by Rachel Khong Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:43:21

Episode 623: Nutella

12/7/2023
Today we're extra remote as we encounter breakfast situations, Oktoberfest memories and brown flavors. Part of this complete episode: spreadable spreads, fancy candy, computer air and The Sad, The Vaguely Menacing and The Unrelatable. Pietro Ferrero Matthew's Now but Wow! - Nishiogi Sanpo, by Masaya Meguro Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:45:51

Episode 622: Cranberry Juice

11/30/2023
What is going on? Did we grow up? What is does it mean to "get juiced"? These questions and more remain unanswered as we taste crankberry juice, confront our fear of sourness and risk every kind of ulcer. We get cosmopolitan as we discover the world's worst shower head and scream a few more times than usual. Episode 1: Fried Eggs Episode 419: Fried Eggs Revisited Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:37:22