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.

Today we finally start paving Memory Lane as we learn Matthew is all bluster and Molly sprouted from a root cellar. As we discuss spice blends, mustard water and the bottomless well of Molly's inexperience we hope you sue us, marry us or at least mail us something. Dipping Udon …
443 Episode 443: Candy Canes June 25, 2020
Happy Christmas in June! Today we break open Molly's candy cupboard and encounter shapeshifters, cathedrals and barber polls as we learn the truth behind candy canes. Matthew watches Molly eat something yet again as we set things up for the sequel. Mary Berry's Gingerbread House See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Today we encounter hamburgers, meatloaf and beef spheres as we finally discover what cooking is. Molly plays sleuth and Matthew plays well with peanut butter as we wonder where Worcestershire is and what Ms Frizzle and Dennis Quaid are up to. Place your bets people! Lea Perrins corporate history Serious …
441 Episode 441: Chex Mix June 11, 2020
Today we wonder what this stuff is as we discuss school vending machines, chicken oil and the best plane snacks. Is it Bold or Just Fine? We hope you like this episode but really it is for someone else. Be sure to subscribe to Dire Desires! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy …
440 Episode 440: Jalapeño Chips June 4, 2020
Today the lag is all too real. We become the anti-twitter as we munch on jalapeño chips and discuss the relationship between snacking and writing. Tim Riggins and Matt Saracen stop by again as we discover new Elizabeth David books and the perils of guinea pig soundproofing. See omnystudio.com/listener for …
439 Episode 439: Mashed Potatoes May 28, 2020
Today we are doing some hard thinking about a soft subject, Mashed Po Ta Toes. Listen as we take up all sorts of mantles, polish up Gollum impressions and wonder to garlic or not to garlic all while worrying about invading Space Godzillas. Serious East Mashed Potatoes Gotta Have Gatto …
438 Episode 438: Spanakopita May 21, 2020
Today we become a Spanakopita pronunciation guide as we discuss the hovering meals of childhood and cover-ups. We learn about Molly's tailored past, Papa Pie and the importance of relaxing as we finally discover a use for old tote bags. WOTSL's recipe Dimitra's Dishes Molly's Spanakopita Adapted from The Joy …
The first episode in our new limited series podcast, Dire Desires. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to get access to the rest of Season 1. Join us on a journey to that most erotic of cities, Portland Oregon as we discuss Body of Evidence. Today we learn about VCR …
437 Episode 437: Mug Cakes May 14, 2020
Join us as we endeavor to discover what these are, why they exist and what the kids are into these days. We discuss Dad vengeance and Sheens to eventually watch it rise before our eyes. Before we get to any of that however, we need to learn how microwaves work …
Dire Desires: Life Lessons from Classic Erotic Thrillers. Coming soon from the creators of Spilled Milk. Matthew Amster-Burton and Molly Wizenberg, co-hosts of the hit comedy podcast Spilled Milk, team up with movie buff/producer Abby Cerquitella to scour Hollywood’s sexiest—and usually stupidest—movies for lessons in how to live, love, and …
436 Episode 436: Almond Extract May 7, 2020
Today we create a Coconut Macaroon Pact and debate going polyrhythmic as we discuss almond extract and drum circles. Molly finds a new calling while Matthew exposes the secret behind almond extract creation and assigns homework. Almond Meltaway Cookies Almond Cake - Orangette Apricot Jam Recipes that Use Almond Extract …
435 Episode 435: Olives April 30, 2020
We are coming to you from Molly's closet to chat about Greatcoats, War and Peace, and The Pelican Brief. We learn a secret from Molly's past, encounter Olive Santa and debate Bear vs Cyclops. Note: this episode has so much and yet so little about olives. Chicken Marbella See omnystudio.com/listener …
434 Episode 434: Moscow Mules April 23, 2020
Grab your copper mugs and let's toast to Vodka Buck. We encounter tundras, cowboys and outposts to learn the real story behind Cock and Bull while brushing up on our cocktail history. Thanks again Kate! Rachel's Ginger Beer See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
433 Episode 433: Avocados April 16, 2020
Today we finally reveal our true selves as we discuss creamy aversions, sex robot hotlines and WAY too much botany. Take a guess on how many times we can say "climacteric" in one episode. No, it is more than that. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
432 Episode 432: Pomona April 9, 2020
Welcome to our corporate retreat where we battle waves of nostalgia to find out how Matthew met WOTSL. Through library concerts, computer closets and erotic thrillers we end up at The Carnal Quad where M & M get real creepy. Best enjoyed with quesadillas and a milkshake. Our Secret Better …
431 Episode 431: Yeast April 2, 2020
Here we are again, leavening the atmosphere and getting real nerdy. Through fiery rants, urine experiments and way too much science we endeavor to empower and demoralize per usual. Flour Water Salt Yeast Yeasted Waffles Parker Roles Naan The Fixed Stars See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
430 Episode 430: Shrimp Cocktail March 26, 2020
Today we discuss our future retirement community orgy plan, Fanny Cradock's downfall and The Prawn Cocktail Offensive. Then we decide who gets to be the Cook of the Realm and who gets to be the hen-pecked husband. Rated NFJ. Fanny Cradock Video Bon Appetit's Best Shrimp Cocktail See omnystudio.com/listener for …
429 Episode 429: Kiwifruit March 19, 2020
Today we meet Woody Vine and Coach Hayward as we encounter Kiwifruit and learn some botany and biology along the way. We also wonder about gooseberries, edible skin and the harm of dairy desserts. May New Zealand forgive us this episode. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
428 Episode 428: Mackerel March 12, 2020
Today we are finally having a DTR with Mackerel as we learn about Matthew's country crushes. We learn all about this literary star as we discuss oily steaks, pungency levels and toilet preferences. Roasted Whole Mackerel Saba Misoni Japanese Marinated Mackerel Toto products See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
427 Episode 427: Milano Cookies March 5, 2020
We brave nubbly textures and squatter bags to bring you our thoughts on The European Collection. Be warned that things start to get real macarooney once we learn about cereal robbers and muffin paper magic. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.