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Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio

PRX

Milk Street Radio travels the world to discover how food and cooking are changing lives and cultures, from $13,500 melons in Japan and computer-generated cookie recipes to the home cooking of Ina Garten and Egyptian fast food in Berlin. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Milk Street Radio travels the world to discover how food and cooking are changing lives and cultures, from $13,500 melons in Japan and computer-generated cookie recipes to the home cooking of Ina Garten and Egyptian fast food in Berlin. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Location:

Boston, Massachusetts

Networks:

PRX

Description:

Milk Street Radio travels the world to discover how food and cooking are changing lives and cultures, from $13,500 melons in Japan and computer-generated cookie recipes to the home cooking of Ina Garten and Egyptian fast food in Berlin. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Language:

English

Contact:

9148379732


Episodes

Butter Cows, Ugly Cakes and Blue Ribbons: Welcome to the State Fair!

9/23/2022
We dive into the world of state, county and agricultural fairs with Marla Calico to learn about their history, impact and why roast beef sundaes are all the rage at fairgrounds across the country. Plus, we head to the Iowa State Fair to meet the woman who carves cows out of butter and the kids striving to create the world’s ugliest cake. We also get a crash course in wine from sommelier André Hueston Mack and we make Eggplant and Tahini Dip. Get this week’s recipe for Eggplant and Tahini...

Duration:00:53:06

The Secret History of Home Economics

9/16/2022
Author Danielle Dreilinger tells us the surprising history of home economics. We hear about its origins as a scientific movement that wanted to change the world and find out how it brought us Betty Crocker, astronaut food and the Rice Krispies treat. Plus, listeners share their Home Ec memories, lessons and tales of disaster. Also on the show: Kim Severson of the New York Times explores the rise of hydroponic farming, we get a lesson in Palestinian home cooking from Nadia Gilbert, and we...

Duration:00:54:06

Milk Street Special: Italy's Best Kept Food Secrets

9/14/2022
In this special episode, we share a few of our favorite moments about Italy's culinary treasures from the last few years. Vicky Bennison takes us behind the scenes of Pasta Grannies, her YouTube channel that documents Italian grandmothers making pasta the old-fashioned way; Matt Goulding, author of “Pasta, Pane, Vino,” lets us in on Italy’s best-kept secrets; and we make Neapolitan Meatballs. Listen to Milk Street Radio on: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify Hosted on Acast. See...

Duration:00:35:32

Michael Twitty's Kosher Soul

9/9/2022
Writer and historian Michael Twitty shares the stories and foods of the African and Jewish diasporas. Plus, we explore the wide world of breakfast cereals with Gabe Fonseca, make spaghetti with parsley pesto and consider the apple with Dan Pashman. Get this week’s recipe for Spaghetti with Parsley Pesto. We want to hear your culinary tips! Share your cooking hacks, secret ingredients or unexpected techniques with us for a chance to hear yourself on Milk Street Radio! Here's how:...

Duration:00:52:35

From Asia with Love: Guangdong Meets Sydney

9/2/2022
Cookbook author Hetty McKinnon tells us about her Chinese-Australian upbringing, Vegemite brownies and why her mother calls to FaceTime her wok. Plus, we talk to the Trappist monk running the only Trappist Brewery in the U.S., learn to make the original Fettuccine Alfredo and get a lesson from Grant Barrett and Martha Barnette about all the sausage idioms used in Germany. (Originally aired June 10, 2021). Get this week’s recipe for Fettuccine Alfredo. We want to hear your culinary tips!...

Duration:00:54:39

Eyeball Jell-O: Rhett & Link Taste-Test Everything

8/26/2022
Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal, hosts of “Good Mythical Morning,” extol the virtues of Twinkie Jell-O, order all the food off the Taco Bell menu through song and tell us what you’re not allowed to eat on YouTube. Plus, we discuss the current state of the restaurant industry with journalist Corey Mintz, Grant Barrett and Martha Barnette go nuts with their language lesson, and we learn how to make Crete’s anything-goes salad. Get this week’s recipe for Cretan Salad. We want to hear your...

Duration:00:54:43

Summer Show! Ice Cream, Tomatoes, Watermelon, Corn and Fruit Crostata

8/19/2022
This week, we’re diving into the foods of summer. Culinary historian Tonya Hopkins tells us about the Black innovators who made ice cream what it is today; Bill Alexander reveals the history and fate of the tomato; artist Ana Inciardi tracks down a tomato from her family's past; Dan Pashman gives us a lesson on his favorite ways to eat watermelon and corn; and we bake up a Fresh Peach and Raspberry Crostata. Get this week’s recipe for Fresh Peach and Raspberry Crostata. We want to hear...

Duration:00:53:26

Milk Street Special: Pro Grilling, Recipes and Techniques

8/17/2022
In this special episode, we share a few of our favorite moments about grilling from the last few years. We chat with Meathead about how to grill the perfect steak; Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich of Honey & Co. share grilling traditions from across the Levant; and Dan Pashman brings on the controversy and tells us why he thinks grilling is overrated. Listen to Milk Street Radio on: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:40:52

Eric Ripert and the Art of Cooking Vegetables

8/12/2022
Chef Eric Ripert teaches us how to make vegetables the star of the plate, the secrets of his restaurant Le Bernardin and why he believes every fish has its own unique personality. Plus, we take a deep dive into the food and cooking of the Eastern Mediterranean with Yasmin Khan; Adam Gopnik reveals his five food heresies; and we learn how to make Japanese Milk Bread. (Originally aired May 7, 2021.) Get this week’s recipe for Japanese Milk Bread. We want to hear your culinary tips! Share...

Duration:00:54:30

Pro Secrets of Homemade Pasta: Missy Robbins Tells All

8/5/2022
Missy Robbins, chef and founder of Lilia and Misi in Brooklyn, teaches a masterclass in making pasta at home—she explains why her noodle recipes include a copious number of egg yolks, why she often leaves salt out, and her secret to cacio e pepe. Plus, Romy Gill takes us on a food tour of Kashmir; Adam Gopnik explains the rules of time in the kitchen; and we make Zucchini and Chickpea Salad with Tahini Yogurt. Get this week's recipe for Zucchini and Chickpea Salad with Tahini Yogurt. We...

Duration:00:54:39

Culinary Tour of Colombia: Sweet Corn Arepas and Brisket Dust

7/29/2022
We explore the cooking of Colombia with Mariana Velásquez, from homemade arepas to sweet panela that tastes like almost-burnt caramel. Plus, we learn about the secret world of creating food emojis with artist Yiying Lu, Adam Gopnik ponders the elements of dinner, and we present a recipe for Spicy and Sour Julienned Potato Salad with Sichuan Pepper. (Originally aired July 23, 2021.) Get this week's recipe for Spicy and Sour Julienned Potato Salad with Sichuan Pepper We want to hear your...

Duration:00:52:15

Inside the Great British Bake Off with Paul Hollywood

7/22/2022
We chat with Great British Bake Off judge and author of “BAKE” Paul Hollywood about the best and worst parts of his job, his secret to perfect scones and what a bin lid is—and why it's so delicious. Plus, journalist Alex Beggs tells us about cookbooks for pets; J. Kenji López-Alt takes wok cooking outdoors; and we make Spicy Chinese Beef Skewers. Get the recipe for Spicy Chinese Beef Skewers. We want to hear your culinary tips! Share your cooking hacks, secret ingredients or unexpected...

Duration:00:53:54

Ancient Recipes with Sohla El-Waylly: Roman Cheesecake, Medieval Apple Pie and Fish Head Aspic

7/15/2022
Today we are traveling back in time with chef Sohla El-Waylly, host of “Ancient Recipes with Sohla.” We learn how to make Roman cheesecake, fish head aspic and Mary Todd Lincoln’s white almond cake. Plus, Maggie Hennessy breaks down the hottest trends in restaurant names, from animals to ampersands; Lynn Clark makes Korean spicy chilled noodles; and Grant Barrett and Martha Barnette dig into a slice of language pie. Get the recipe for Korean Spicy Chilled Noodles. We want to hear your...

Duration:00:57:53

Eat, Travel, Love: Matt Goulding Reveals the Culinary Secrets of Spain

7/8/2022
Matt Goulding, author of “Grape, Olive, Pig,” tastes the original paella, finds out-of-the-way Spanish eateries, falls in love and recounts his one meal at El Bulli. Plus, J. Kenji López-Alt double-fries chicken; we travel to Paris for gnocchi; and Mark Bittman talks about “Dinner for Everyone.” (Originally aired March 8, 2019.) Get the recipe for Potato Gnocchi with Butter, Sage and Chives. We want to hear your culinary tips! Share your cooking hacks, secret ingredients or unexpected...

Duration:00:53:24

Milk Street Special: Memories of Julia Child

7/6/2022
We look back with Julia Child’s friends, protégés and fans at their favorite moments and the legacy of the French Chef. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:31:13

Our July Fourth Show: Live-Fire Grilling, 50 Pies for 50 States and Ketchup/Mustard Smackdown

7/1/2022
On this Fourth of July, baker Stacey Fong shares highlights from her 50 States/50 Pies project, which includes odes to Nevada’s all-you-can-eat buffets, West Virginia’s pizza rolls and Tennessee icon Dolly Parton. Plus, live-fire cooking expert Genevieve Taylor reveals showstopping tips for your backyard barbecues; Dan Pashman debates the finer points of ketchup and mustard; and we dress up charred pineapple with spiced honey and coconut ice cream. Get the recipe for Charred Pineapple With...

Duration:00:58:30

Wok Eggs, Fried Rice and Hot Dry Noodles: Chinese Cooking Demystified

6/24/2022
Stephanie Li and Chris Thomas travel around China in search of the best recipes and techniques for their YouTube channel Chinese Cooking Demystified. Today we learn the secrets to perfect fried rice, how to cook with chopsticks and why the best KFCs are in China. Plus, Abigail Koffler helps us navigate food in the metaverse; we make Mexican-Style Corn with Chili and Lime; and Adam Gopnik cries tears of joy. Get the recipe for Mexican-Style Corn with Chili and Lime. Read How Will We Eat In...

Duration:01:01:09

In Search of Rare Foods: Wild Coffee, Fermented Mutton and Hadza Honey

6/17/2022
Journalist Dan Saladino brings us stories of rare and endangered foods, from the wind-cured mutton found only on the Faroe Islands to stenophylla, the rediscovered species now considered crucial to the future of coffee. Plus, Jess Damuck shares elevated salads; Grant Barrett and Martha Barnette tell us how to live with relish and zest; and we search Jordan for the lightest, crispiest falafel. Get the recipe for Falafel. We want to hear your culinary tips! Share your cooking hacks, secret...

Duration:00:58:43

José Andrés Swims with Sharks

6/10/2022
This week, we chat with José Andrés about how he helped organize more than three million meals in Puerto Rico, why he would choose a pineapple over a steak, and what he would do if he ever got a day off. Plus, we talk military rations with YouTube star Emmy Cho; we bake Chocolate Ginger Scones; and Dan Pashman delves into one of the workplace’s most divisive issues: office fridge theft. (Originally aired July 4th, 2019.) Get the recipe for Chocolate Ginger Scones. We want to hear your...

Duration:01:01:54

The Tongue Cutters: In Norway, Kids Cut Cod Tongues for Love and Money

6/3/2022
In the fishing villages of Norway, kids as young as five enter the workforce as professional cod tongue cutters. Documentary filmmaker Solveig Melkeraaen tells us why kids slice up this delicacy, plus we meet former tongue cutter Ylva Melkeraaen Lundell, who explains how she mastered this skill—and how lucrative this job can be. Also on the show: Journalist Kenji Hall embarks on a quest across Japan to find the world’s best rice; Adam Gopnik goes to the movies; and we dress up a steak salad...

Duration:00:58:33