Spilled Milk
Spilled Milk
Molly Wizenberg and Matthew Amster-Burton
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.
Episode 489: Colanders
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 noodles on the way out. Transcript Spilled Milk Live! Simply Julia by Julia Turshen A beaver eats cabbage at its desk The Address Book, Deirdre Mask See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 13
46 min
Episode 488: Congee / Jook
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 Live! Congee Character Hetty McKinnon Peddler Journal The House Specials Podcasts To Asia with Love cookbook Brown rice and quinoa congee with shiitake and ginger Hetty McKinnon's brown rice congee with chilli oil and crispy kale Fiona the baby hippo Steady Holiday’s Tiny Desk Concert Min Jin Lee in NYT See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 6
50 min
Episode 487: Mozzarella Sticks
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 episode is stamped: Seasoned Breadcrumbs! Transcript Spilled Milk Live! Dio - Holy Diver (Official Music Video) Food.com recipe Giada de Laurentiis recipe Bon Appetit’s recipe Sugar gliders Black Mountain Radio Podcast See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 29
42 min
Episode 486: Korean Rice Cakes / Tteok
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 we can learn from meerkats.  Transcript Spilled Milk Live! Michelle Zauner Virtual Book Tour "Crying in H Mart" by Michelle Zauner Japanese Breakfast   Single "Be Sweet" Pitchfork article Tteokbokki Town Aaron and Claire Maangchi Za’atar Cacio e Pepe from Ottolenghi Meerkats Cissy’s Art Cafe stickers Point of Origin   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 22
47 min
Episode 485: Cheese and Crackers
🎵 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 "Ritz Bitz". Transcript Live Show! Baluchistan pygmy jerboa Sonoko Sakai Cooking Classes Japanese Home Cooking Good Talk by Mara Jacob   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 15
47 min
Episode 484: Bell Peppers
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 around for Matthew's Movie Reviews and a new workout idea. Transcript Live Show Online! Rosy Maple Moth Memorial by Bryan Washington  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 8
49 min
Episode 483: Chicken Nuggets
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 with Nicole Byer @chinatownpretty See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 1
47 min
Episode 482: Rice Cakes
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 if your kid is a serial killer and what is a legit snack. Neither None nor All. Transcript "The Rise and Fall of the Quaker Rice Cake"   Cocoa Puff, a Flemish giant rabbit Now but Wow! The Food Truck Scholar Podcast  The Book of Delights by Ross Gay    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 25
41 min
Episode 481: Puffed Products
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 Puffer Fish  Now but Wow! The Book of Delights by Ross Gay   Add to Cart Podcast  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 18
46 min
Episode 480: Knife Skills
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! Transcript FANTI Podcast  Knife Skills video    Molly's Knives RyuSen Blazen santoku knife German Breakfast Knife    Matthew's Knives Masamoto VG10, 240mm  Tojiro DP Honesuki    Cute Animal - Sneezing quokka   Now but Wow! Twilight's Kiss  Victoria Monét’s single F.U.C.K. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 11
55 min
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