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.

464 Episode 464: Napkins Nov. 19, 2020
Today we are folding and wadding as we discuss these smooth, floral table towels and also germ theory. Take a peek inside our t-shirt drawers as we commit a breach of etiquette with the height of sophistication and try to steer clear of silverware territory. Email your questions: contact@spilledmilkpodcast.com Episode …
463 Episode 463: Tortilla Chips Nov. 12, 2020
Today we wonder if we already did this as we festoon our respective memory lanes. We wonder how the Tostito became round, how high Matthew can reach and what happens when you eat tainted hot dogs. Things almost get violent with high blocks, slapping taste buds and road blocks but …
Today we invite you into our dreams and welcome your judgement as we admit our deepest fantasies. Molly reveals her evil alter ego while Matthew unveils his secret past as we discover the merits of Big Grab Bags, loss leaders and soup snacks. You've Got to Be Kidding Me! Episode …
461 Episode 461: Fresh Pasta Oct. 29, 2020
Today we discover the real origins of fresh pasta, the difference between Maleficent and Rumpelstiltskin, and Matthew's Kung Fu dreams. After tunneling through pasta nests, Molly Mart and crushed lettuce we finally get around to remaking The Shawshank Redemption. VOTE! VOTE! VOTE! Episode Transcript Spinasse Bears Eating Salmon See omnystudio.com/listener …
460 Episode 460: Pepperoni Oct. 22, 2020
Welcome to Jerky Lanes! Today we dive into nuggets, ingots, sticks and coins to discuss America's Favorite Pizza Topping, Pepperoni. We plan elaborate handoffs, Canadian corporate retreats and eventually diagnose bowler's thumb. Featuring Screwdrivers and Wallbangers with a whole lot of screaming Episode Transcript Thrillist Article Hormel Pepperoni Cups Boar's …
459 Episode 459: Quince Oct. 15, 2020
Today we are experiencing Flashes of Quince as Molly introduces Matthew to this fragrant fruit. We discuss Rosie Perez, apple rock and spy aspirations as we dig into the Bible and code words to discover The Season of Quince. Episode Transcription Rosy Poached Quince Orangette Quince recipe See omnystudio.com/listener for …
458 Episode 458: Salted Butter Oct. 8, 2020
Today we are whipped in nitrogen as we encounter Cookie Monster, barbarous nations and butter bells. We loose control of our self driving dumpster as we discuss drums of pesto, The Butter Shaver and too many mythical creatures. Full Transcript here Taste Atlas The Chopping Block Blog Good Housekeeping Salted …
457 Episode 457: Negronis Oct. 1, 2020
Happy National Air Day! Meet Toni Negroni, Jack Sazerac and Suze the French Amaro as we discuss Father's Day gifts, baking cunks and our piazza habits. We discover Matthew's new obsession and Molly's childhood fears all while thinking about sipping a Negroni. Negroni Week Pascal Olivier Count de Negroni The …
456 Episode 456: Pad Thai Sept. 24, 2020
Today we spend some time restaurant reminiscing as we recount stories of table side cooking and flambé pendulums to eventually get way into Pad Thai. We bolster our pantry and courage as we encounter uneven testicles, promises and lots of crunchy bits. We also interview the creator of Hot Thai …
455 Episode 455: Sweet Cereals Sept. 17, 2020
Today we try to figure out how many scores it has been since last talking cereal and how many grams of sugar per serving we are allowed to consume. We spill some style secrets as we battle too many lobster metaphors, the Pied Piper and boxes. Be sure to catch …
454 Episode 454: Kale Chips Sept. 10, 2020
Today we forget why we are doing this episode but decide to use our mind magnets to figure out if we are kale chips people or not. We solve The Mystery of Kalakala on our way to Kohlrabi Corner and discover Matthew's dinner secrets. The episode goes downhill from there. …
453 Episode 453: Paper Towels Sept. 3, 2020
Today we debate complex moral quandaries and hope you all have the presence of mind to tune in to this extremely interesting episode. We learn about Scott and roll size before our Animal Crossing segment. Neither Nook Stops, nor bottomless coffins nor ear trumpets will stop us from waxing poetic …
452 Episode 452: Go-To Meals Aug. 27, 2020
Today we change our slogan yet again and its even more depressing than ever. Armed with a license to doctor, we battle rosemary, defunct video rental stores and the word "repertoire" to bring you our favorite Go-To meals. Repertoire book Beans and Greens Hamburger Buns BBQ Sauce Diner style hamburgers …
451 Episode 451: Pickled Onions Aug. 20, 2020
This week we discuss purple kohlrabi, silver skin and streaking tips all in the effort to avoid speaking about pickled onions. We learn the delights of Googling in Italian and how much Matthew loves to clean the bathroom all in the quest to discover whether or not we are pickle …
450 Episode 450: Kohlrabi Aug. 13, 2020
Today we chat about wine coolers, kale chips, turnips, cabbage and occasionally the topic, Kohlrabi. Memory lane takes an unexpected turn as we discuss eating brains, the Bronze Age and whether Matthew is friends with Jake Gyllenhaal or not. Warning: the word "bulbous" is used too many times in this …
449 Episode 449: Furikake Aug. 6, 2020
Today we encounter crunchy bits, the 5 second rule and organ dreams as we discuss this Friend of Rice, Furikake. We toy with the idea of joining the National Furikake Association, undertake a new hobby and ultimately decide there is no impremating allowed. The Fixed Stars virtual event with Book …
Today we work on our pronunciation skills and wrapping technique as we discuss salad rolls (Goi Cuon) with Andrea Nguyen. We learn about the importance of lithe vegetables, the pleasure of parallel noodle bites and how to lay a chip. Andrea'a Website The Fixed Stars Virtual Event w/Book Larder Andrea …
447 Episode 447: Zucchini July 23, 2020
Today we remember the ratatouilles of our youth, sex ed classes and invent some alien sex fantasies. We discover Molly's legacy of larceny and learn way too much botany as we debate the risks of salad and zoodling. Ed Fretwell Soup Rachel's Zucchini See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Today we reminisce about the good old days when we recorded together and Molly could eat Matthew's cooking. We wade through pleated pants, time machines and incorrect sports metaphors to bring you The Fearful Friar as we discuss spring rolls of the crispy variety. Chinese Soul Food book Egg Roll …
445 Episode 445: Soft Pretzels July 9, 2020
Today we encounter Supermarket Sweeps, corporate historians and roller skating hoodlums as we dive deep into Soft Pretzels. It's Auntie Anne's vs Wetzel's Pretzels as we discuss musical puns and too much Animal Crossing to eventually invent the Slim Jim Candy Cane. Hot Buttered Soft Pretzels See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy …