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.

484 Episode 484: Bell Peppers April 8, 2021
Today we work on our dramatic biting skills and try to joke about public services retirement credit as we discover what its like inside Molly's mouth. We decide that fajitas are fun and that this episode is mildly interesting, but We Never Laugh at Bell Peppers! Be sure to stick …
483 Episode 483: Chicken Nuggets April 1, 2021
Get curated with us and discover your nuggets. Today we meet Wolverine and Johnny Scissorhands as we encounter reconstituted chicken product, get into some classic tangents and invent a new game. Transcript Molly's Workshop - Taking Happiness Seriously Nico the baby seal (start at 5:00) Why Won't You Date Me …
482 Episode 482: Rice Cakes March 25, 2021
Today's show is shot from a gun and involves much casual interweaving. As we discuss rice cakes, we wonder if this is a diet thing and is there a top and a bottom? With the help of niblicks, metal depressions and dewlaps we reach a conclusion on how to know …
481 Episode 481: Puffed Products March 18, 2021
Today we dive deep into the concept of popcorn as we discuss these extruded snack things. We miss sofa naps as we wonder how edible a mesh bag is and how many segments an arthropod has. Always Real and NO substitutions! Transcript How Popchips are made Cute Animal Dumpling the …
480 Episode 480: Knife Skills March 11, 2021
Today we go to The Trouble and become fire curious as we discuss carrot cubes, chimney sweeps and knife skills. By the shores of Peach Creek and Silver Lake, we get into some mince mocking and wonder if Sexy is actually Back. As we always say: Comfy Knife Comfy Life! …
479 Episode 479: Fish Sauce March 4, 2021
Welcome to The Adventures of Jim Sandwich and Ocean Scumby! Today we wonder what 79 would mean as we learn that fish sauce is much more than it smells. We welcome special guest Pailin Chongchitnant back to the show and a dark secret is revealed before we debate cuteness levels. …
478 Episode 478: Scones Feb. 25, 2021
Get ready to pull em out and warm em up. We're coming to you straight from Matthew's bed where we learn about difficult doughs, Old Earth and Hotels from Yore and Yonder. Welcome to Spilled Milk: Unscripted. Transcript Matthew's Scones Orangette Scones blog post Scottish Scones Oat Scones Whole Wheat …
477 Episode 477: Peanuts Feb. 18, 2021
Today we visit The Boil Belt and cross a fine line to discuss nutmeats, groundnuts and goobers. We use a lot of official sounding words, tell some boring stories and introduce you to Mister Edymology as we learn the correct pronunciation of "legume". Transcript Hank the Cave Peanut These Precious …
476 Episode 476: M&M;'s Feb. 11, 2021
Welcome to our longest and most self-helpy episode ever as we display crazy self control and then begin a dance of intimacy. It's Molly vs the Superfluous Apostrophe as we discuss living down the hatch, candy in wartime and when we should eat our own faces. Transcript Baby Malaysian Tapir …
475 Episode 475: Yakisoba Feb. 4, 2021
Today we hope that the second time is the charm as we welcome Guest Listener Kayoko to chat with us about yakisoba. We discover how this dish is like a sloppy joe, Molly's thimble obsession and that Matthew is a monster. On an unrelated note: we vow to never again …
474 Episode 474: Holiday Cookies 3 Jan. 28, 2021
Today is Groundhog Day. Again. Our alter egos, Bob and Sue, welcome a very special guest into the studio and discuss squeezing cookies, marriage advice and how much is too much Jim Carrey. After encountering adorable assassins and The Gottman Institute, yet another segment is pitched. Producer Abby is running …
473 Episode 473: Chawanmushi Jan. 21, 2021
Today is a whole lot. While discussing Chawanmushi, M and M get into Monster Trucks, invent chunky sprays and float more time travel hypotheticals. Through lingering smells, Big Foot and tea sets we eventually get to (yet another) new segment. Transcript Reddit Just One Cookbook Chawanmushi Sourdough Waffles Lazy cat …
472 Episode 472: Custard Jan. 14, 2021
Today we discover Colonel Custard with Pokémon in Russia as we address our phobias and pot de crème encounters. Through groaning spreads and crustards of flessssh, we finally realize the dark, universal dominance of custard. Please, no gifts and no speeches. Transcript Reddit Cute "Animal" video See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy …
471 Episode 471: Apple Pie Jan. 7, 2021
Rated NFJ. Welcome to Apple Pie Lane, which is populated by The Pie Police, The Three Kates and more vampires and beatniks than you'd expect. Today we discuss tarts with tops, The Great Pie War and then things get quite morbid. Do it Forth and Bake Well! Transcript Once Bitten …
470 Episode 470: Persimmons Dec. 31, 2020
Today we "draw a man’s mouth awry with much torment" as we emerge from our cave, hand ripened and ready to travel down a nonexistent memory lane. We're thin, snappy and woody as we invite you into our nightmares and learn the dangers of this berry tomato. Mind the owls! …
469 Episode 469: Cider Dec. 24, 2020
Welcome to our Crackling Cold Cider episode where we time travel and stuff stockings before our friendship exorcism. As we mull things over, Matthew goes behind Molly's back and we encounter way too many segments for one show. Reddit Molly's writing workshop Eric Bordelet Cider Pygmy Marmoset Eats a Grape …
468 Episode 468: Oyster Crackers Dec. 17, 2020
Today we go off the rails with a visit to Middle Earth and our local grocery store. After deciding what constitutes a "fun cracker", we discuss sports cars, Parade Magazine and more animals than Producer Abby is comfortable with. Episode Transcript Spilled Milk Reddit What are Oyster Crackers? Coronet Guinea …
It's time to go back to the tin! We learn what's been going on at Matthew's house and introduce too many new segments, including "Alternate History". Listen as we google things, debate crumbly vs chewy and decide that all we want for Christmas is friendship. Episode Transcript Spilled Milk Reddit …
466 Episode 466: Cinnamon Toast Dec. 3, 2020
You are cordially invited to our Cinnamon Toast Party! This one has everything: quilts, frisky love letters, The Judy Amster Method and a surprise guest. We spread from edge to edge as we meet hungry ranchers, CandyFiend_69420 and The Ruskman. Love, YVOY Episode Transcript Spilled Milk Reddit Her Recipe Box …
465 Episode 465: Silverware Nov. 26, 2020
Welcome to another food adjacent episode where we dive way too deep into the riveting topic of cutlery. We learn about Molly's Mayflower origins, Matthew's spoon obsession and how June really got her name. Join us in the Georgian Area to hear an exclusive interview, a new segment* and various …