Spilled Milk

by Molly Wizenberg and Matthew Amster-Burton · · · · 13 subscribers

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.

504 Episode 504: Bay Leaves Aug. 26, 2021

Get out your cherry pickers and chainsaws, we're talking Bay Leaves. Through caverns and taverns we encounter graduation memories and doppelgängers while we learn a lot and feel weird about it. Whose fault is this episode? Transcript Are Bay Leaves worth the Trouble? Bay Leaf, The Herb that Thinks its a Spice The Linda Lindas Live Stream The Linda Lindas on Spotify See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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503 Episode 503: Waffle Cones Aug. 19, 2021
We're here to talk about the things you can't talk about with your parents: sex, squabbles and waffle cones. After discussions of bed post nachos, broad flat bottoms and lotion tips we eventually learn that Matthew has no chill and Molly hates bathing. Transcript How to Make Waffle Cones by …
502 Episode 502: Slumps Aug. 12, 2021
Today we are trying really hard to take slumps seriously. Listen as we play the Nope Card and discuss discreet biscuits and Caravaggio paintings before debating clumps vs slumps vs slobblers. Transcript Blueberry Slump Simply Recipes Blueberry Slump From Little Tokyo, with Love, by Sarah Kuhn Penny Novelettes You're Immortal …
501 Episode 501: Cobblers Aug. 5, 2021
Today there are too many Brandons and not enough headphones as we discuss Cobblers and Boy Bait. As we encounter discreet lumps and loose dollops, we learn about the thorax of our lives and hope we aren't losers. Cobble Yourself. Transcript Chez Panisse Berry Cobbler Classic German Baking by Luisa …
It's our 500th episode! This episode has everything: Jon Bon Jovi! Biochemistry! Carrie Underwood! Cheetahs! Baby rabbits! Predatory owls! Sex and the City! Love Island! Threesomes! Metaphors! Moms! A few mentions of food! Transcript PEFP Products Is Kichijoji the Only Place to Live? series by Makihirochi See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy …
499 Episode 499: Calzones July 22, 2021
Well, we're back in studio but let's call the whole thing off. Today we wonder how to say this and why do this as we learn about funky rims and a diffusion of innovations. A warning that there is too much Ernest, lots of chewing and some bitterness inside this …
498 Episode 498: Sunflower Seeds July 15, 2021
Welcome to the Discomfort Zone where we are just trying to keep our hands and mouths busy to distract us from the heat dome. Today we discuss one of the top seeds and learn what David Duchovny and salad bars have in common. As we encounter colonels, grain inflation and …
497 Episode 497: Gatorade July 8, 2021
We're back in the studio! Today we replenish electrolytes and discuss our athletic memories as we navigate the wide world of Gatorade. Through muscles, debunkings and instant urination, we learn about Molly's history as a horse realtor before giving in to our passive thirst. No excuses! Transcript HOW TO THROW …
Today we celebrate the multitude of CHeeses in our fridges without any malice of forethought. We learn about Matthew's dextrous past and Molly's mozzarella ripping technique as we debate astral projection and the future of segments. Transcript Owl's Legs WE HEREBY REFUSE: Japanese American Resistance to Wartime Incarceration by Frank …
495 Episode 495: Snacking Cakes June 24, 2021
Today we get to the tough questions; What exactly is a snacking cake? How essential are fingers? Do painters collaborate? Join our geometry lesson as we dive into art, herpetology and yeomen and finally realize that snacking cakes are just a state of mind. Transcript Spilled Milk Live! Recording Yossy …
494 Episode 494: Pho June 17, 2021
Today we embrace our late adopter identities and narrowly avoid time travel shenanigans as we take a deep dive in pho with our special guest, Andrea Nguyen. Through slap echoes and overnight simmers, we debate how to get bones and the existence of electric eels. Spoilers: baby head = meatball. …
493 Episode 493: Onion Rings June 10, 2021
Today we reflect on mortality and geography with bowls of onion rings. While we ponder keg stands, The Pull Out Problem and copyrighted material, Molly demands Matthew's resignation. So get ready for our new spin-off, Spilled Vamp! Transcript Onion Loaf The Food Lab's Foolproof Onion Rings Recipe Scientific American Boston …
492 Episode 492: Sumac June 3, 2021
Today we are coming to you from Toni Negroni's house! We discuss ill conceived childhood shenanigans, human show jumping and sumac-ade before learning real things from our guest, Anas Atassi. Mr. Botany also makes an appearance along with more rodent adjacent creatures than Producer Abby is comfortable with. Transcript Sumac: …
491 Episode 491: Biscotti May 27, 2021
Welcome to The Biscotti Suggestion where we encounter colorful memories, surprise cameos and completist bakers all in attempt to find out how to say this word. After wondering about The World's Fair, we finally abandon the sea and go full land shark with undertones of diesel. Transcript blobfish-shaped Chewy Gooey …
490 Episode 490: Chili May 20, 2021
Welcome to Chili Chat, the non-definitive episode where we go deep and give up talking about chili very quickly. With a bit of help from Good Times and Great Oldies, we learn Viking hairstyling tips, celebrate Jane Fonda and discover Matthew's petting preferences. CH. Transcript We Are Magic Podcast Good …
489 Episode 489: Colanders May 13, 2021
Today our brains are off and we've got 3 pages of "information" to get through, or "panning for gold" as we like to call it. We declare our allegiances, tease a sequel and discover a palimpsest until eventually veering into toilet paper territory. Be very careful not to scuff your …
488 Episode 488: Congee / Jook May 6, 2021
Today we meet cute and crush you with love as we extol the wisdom of Harold McGee and discover what is controlling Molly's congee consumption. Our very special guest, Hetty McKinnon "The Rogue Cook", shares her stories of jook past and encourages us to break kitchen rules. Transcript Spilled Milk …
487 Episode 487: Mozzarella Sticks April 29, 2021
Today we wander the halls of depressing cuisine and end up in the dungeons. As we wander, we wonder: What is a snack? Are The Great Lakes actually great? Where did all the elephant ears go? Then we finally we discuss stretchable fried dough, pastry coffins and much more. This …
Welcome to the next installment of The Rice Cakes Trilogy where we discuss gleaming robes, borax and fake origin stories. We are joined by special guest Michelle Zauner who explains the sensuality of raw salmon and a new way to eat Cheetos. Finally, we discover just how many life lessons …
🎵 Tree frogs in bedrooms and cheddar in preschool! Sailors and whalers and wisdom of WOTSL! These are a few of our favorite things! 🎵 Today we discuss this snack for the ages and debate going fishing with Ed and Bob as we wonder who names these things and redefine …