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October 11, 2019
This week, we visit the unglamorous world of catering, where Matt and Ted Lee immersed themselves for four years. Behind the canapés, flower displays and dessert trains, the two brothers reveal chaos, extreme conditions and crazy makeshift kitchens. Plus, food anthropologist Valerie Gordon resurrects long-lost desserts from legendary restaurants. And we make Nadine Redzepi’s Danish Dream Cake. For this week’s recipe, Danish Dream Cake, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/danish-dream-cake We want to hear your culinary tips! Share your cooking hacks, secret ingredients or unexpected techniques with us for a chance to hear yourself on Milk Street Radio! Here's how: https://www.177milkstreet.com/radiotips This week's sponsors:\ Go to https://www.fergusonshowrooms.com/to browse the Inspiration Gallery and request an appointment. \ Come in during the Fall Sale where a Queen Sleep Number 360 smart bed is now only $1,399. You’ll only find Sleep Number at one of their 600 Sleep Number stores nationwide. Find one near you at http://sleepnumber.com/milk.
October 4, 2019
Ronni Lundy, author of “Victuals,” eats her way through Appalachia. Also on this week's show: Mark Kurlansky reveals the shocking, often deadly history of milk; we travel to Genoa to uncover the authentic recipe for Pesto Genovese; and Dr. Aaron Carroll talks trans fats and health. (Originally published October 18, 2018.) For this week’s recipe, Pesto alla Genovese, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/pesto-alla-genovese We want to hear your culinary tips! Share your cooking hacks, secret ingredients or unexpected techniques with us for a chance to hear yourself on Milk Street Radio! Here's how: https://www.177milkstreet.com/radiotips
September 27, 2019
Culinary secrets from Yewande Komolafe to change the way you cook. Plus, Gustavo Arellano takes us on a journey down the great American chile highway; we make a hearty beef stew from central Mexico; and Adam Gopnik tells us about how his recent trip to Italy spawned an epiphany. For this week’s recipe, Mexican Beef and Tomatillo Stew (Entomatado de Res), visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/mexican-beef-tomatillo-stew-entomatado-de-res We want to hear your culinary tips! Share your cooking hacks, secret ingredients or unexpected techniques with us for a chance to hear yourself on Milk Street Radio! Here's how: https://www.177milkstreet.com/radiotips This week's sponsor: Visit https://www.kingarthurflour.com/milkstreet to get 25% off several products. Use promo code milkstreet.
September 20, 2019
This week, writer Dave Stroup takes us inside the Academy Awards of water, tasting water that is infused with the “frequency of love” and the “pulsations of the universe.” Plus, filmmaker David Gelb talks “Jiro Dreams of Sushi” and Netflix’s “Chef’s Table”; we share our recipe for a coconut milk rice pudding; and Dan Pashman asks one of the most pressing questions of our time—should the pizza emoji have pepperoni on it? For this week's recipe, Coconut Rice Pudding, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/coconut-rice-pudding We want to hear your culinary tips! Share your cooking hacks, secret ingredients or unexpected techniques with us for a chance to hear yourself on Milk Street Radio! Here's how: https://www.177milkstreet.com/radiotips This week's sponsor: Visit https://www.kingarthurflour.com/milkstreet to get 25% off several products. Use promo code milkstreet.
September 13, 2019
Every day, zoo chef Stacy Kyles prepares breakfast, lunch and dinner for 600 animals at the Oakland Zoo. This week, we chat about how she feeds the pickiest eaters, how she celebrates birthdays at the zoo and what everyone eats—from watermelon-licking lions to smoothie-guzzling primates. Plus, we discover Tokyo’s Neapolitan pizza scene; we make a Greek-style risotto; and Dr. Aaron Carroll demystifies the latest study on eggs and health. For this week's recipe, Tomato Rice with Oregano and Feta, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/tomato-rice We want to hear your culinary tips! Share your cooking hacks, secret ingredients or unexpected techniques with us for a chance to hear yourself on Milk Street Radio! Here's how: https://www.177milkstreet.com/radiotips This week's sponsors: Learn about Red Boat and find recipes at https://redboatfishsauce.com. Enter code MILK during checkout for free shipping. Go to https://masterclass.com/MILK for $30 off your first year of the All-Access Pass.
September 6, 2019
Following a tumultuous year, Erin French returned to her hometown of Freedom, Maine to open what is now one of the most exclusive restaurants in America, where the ingredients can be found in the garden, the waitlist is in the tens of thousands and the menu is always a surprise. Plus, we explore the pumpkin spice lifestyle; we make dump and stir Spanish Almond Cake; and Dr. Aaron Carroll explains the truth about fish and mercury. (Originally aired September 14, 2018.) For this week's recipe, Spanish Almond Cake, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/spanish-almond-cake-tarta-de-santiago We want to hear your culinary tips! Share your cooking hacks, secret ingredients or unexpected techniques with us for a chance to hear yourself on Milk Street Radio! Here's how: https://www.177milkstreet.com/radiotips
August 30, 2019
Journalist Bianca Bosker takes us inside the high-end world of wine, from the big-money wine service at Michelin-starred restaurants to the grueling task of a blind tasting. Plus, we meet Bala Paiva, a Brazilian pro soccer player turned pro fish cutter; we discuss sous vide and the pursuit of culinary perfection with Alex Aïnouz; and we make Stir-Fried Black Pepper Chicken with Green Beans. For this week's recipe, Stir-Fried Black Pepper Chicken with Green Beans, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/stir-fried-black-pepper-chicken-green-beans-cambodia We want to hear your culinary tips! Share your cooking hacks, secret ingredients or unexpected techniques with us for a chance to hear yourself on Milk Street Radio! Here's how: https://www.177milkstreet.com/radiotips
August 26, 2019
Dan Pashman of The Sporkful brings us the story of Rocky Aoki, a Japanese immigrant who created hibachi restaurants in America when he opened his first Benihana in 1964. We hear from people who knew Rocky, see the skill it takes to be a great hibachi chef and look at what happens when the performance becomes problematic.
August 23, 2019
This week, Adam Conover, host of the truTV series “Adam Ruins Everything,” challenges the myth of killer Halloween candy, bogus detox diets and the ethics of buying avocados. Plus, David Burtka transforms parties into events; we throw together an amazing Andalusian Tomato and Bread Soup; and Adam Gopnik stumbles across the perfect meal on vacation in Greece. For this week's recipe, Andalusian Tomato and Bread Soup, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/rich-tomato-toasted-bread-soup-bacon-prosciutto-salmorejo We want to hear your culinary tips! Share your cooking hacks, secret ingredients or unexpected techniques with us for a chance to hear yourself on Milk Street Radio! Here's how: https://www.177milkstreet.com/radiotips This week's sponsors: Visit http://www.madeincookware.com/MILK and use promo code MILK for 15% off your first purchase. Scholarships at the New England Culinary Institute are still available for the Fall 2019 semester. Apply today or learn more at www.NECI.edu.
August 16, 2019
Travel Channel host Andrew Zimmern has visited more than 170 countries in search of bizarre foods and fascinating people. We chat with him about coconut grubs, barbecued lizards and the happiest man on earth. Plus, we travel to Nablus and discover what may be the world’s best tahini; Dan Pashman ponders the etiquette of salt; and we make our new favorite dessert, Vivian Howard’s Sweet Fresh Corn Pudding.\ For this week's recipe, Sweet Fresh Corn Pudding, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/sweet-fresh-corn-pudding-souffle\ Milk Street Radio Listener Survey: Visit http://177milkstreet.com/radiosurvey to fill out our listener survey and enter for a chance to win a $100 gift card at the Milk Street online store.\ This week's sponsors: Learn about Red Boat and find recipes at https://redboatfishsauce.com. Enter code MILK during checkout for free shipping.\ Go to https://Masterclass.com/MILK for $30 off your first year of the All-Access Pass.
August 9, 2019
This week, we talk to Michael Twitty, author of “The Cooking Gene,” about his fascinating journey of self-discovery through food and DNA. Plus, we chat with Vince Dixon about why foods go viral; Stephen Meuse reveals the best questions to ask the next time you buy a bottle of wine; and we find a fix for flavorless tomatoes. (Originally aired August 31, 2018.) For this week's recipe, Tomato-Herb Salad with Sumac, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/grilled-oven-strip-steak-chimichurri-argentina Milk Street Radio Listener Survey: Visit http://177milkstreet.com/radiosurvey to fill out our listener survey and enter for a chance to win a $100 gift card at the Milk Street online store.
August 2, 2019
This week, Boris Fishman tells his family's astonishing story—from the exploits of his grandfather, a barber/black marketeer who escaped the Soviet Union draft on the roof of a train, to his family's arrival in Brooklyn, where they rediscovered the dishes of their Belarusian roots. Plus, Dr. Aaron Carroll takes a hard look at the vegan diet; we discover Argentina's surprising secret to perfectly grilled steak; and we meet the man who invented a $10 million strawberry picking robot. For this week's recipe, Oven-Perfect Strip Steak with Chimichurri, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/grilled-oven-strip-steak-chimichurri-argentina Milk Street Radio Listener Survey: Visit http://177milkstreet.com/radiosurvey to fill out our listener survey and enter for a chance to win a $100 gift card at the Milk Street online store. We want to hear your culinary tips! Share your cooking hacks, secret ingredients or unexpected techniques with us for a chance to hear yourself on Milk Street Radio! Here's how: https://www.177milkstreet.com/radiotips
July 26, 2019
Bugs are the future of food, according to Daniella Martin, from waxworm taco filling to chirp chips to fried shrimp (or, fried sago grub that tastes like shrimp). Plus, Serious Eats founder Ed Levine gives us an inside look at how to start a food media empire; Alex Aïnouz investigates the art and science of making mozzarella; and we share our recipe for Barbados Grilled Fish with a local hot sauce. For this week's recipe, Barbados Grilled Fish, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/barbados-mahi-mahi-spicy-grilled-fish Milk Street Radio Listener Survey: Visit http://177milkstreet.com/radiosurvey to fill out our listener survey and enter for a chance to win a $100 gift card at the Milk Street online store. This week's sponsor: Learn about Red Boat and find recipes at https://redboatfishsauce.com. Enter code MILK during checkout for free shipping.
July 19, 2019
Matt Goulding, author of “Pasta, Pane, Vino,” lets us in on Italy’s best-kept secrets. Plus, Liz Alpern and Jeffrey Yoskowitz present “The Gefilte Manifesto,” a definitive guide to modern Ashkenazi Jewish cuisine; we prepare Taiwanese Grilled Corn; and Dan Pashman tells us about his trip to the Library of Congress Cooking Club. (Originally aired Aug. 2, 2018.) For this week's recipe, Taiwanese Grilled Corn, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/taiwanese-style-grilled-corn We want to hear your culinary tips! Share your cooking hacks, secret ingredients or unexpected techniques with us for a chance to hear yourself on Milk Street Radio! Here's how: https://www.177milkstreet.com/radiotips
July 12, 2019
Chef Jeff Henderson tells us about his underground catering business behind bars, what it was like to cook for Rosario “Sal” Gambino, and what he makes for his vegan kids at home. Plus, Yara Elmjouie unpacks the history of MSG-phobia in America; we discover the real Sicilian Caponata; and Adam Gopnik discusses the world’s most challenging dishes to make at home. For this week's recipe, Sicilian Caponata, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/sicilian-caponata-vegetable-stew We want to hear your culinary tips! Share your cooking hacks, secret ingredients or unexpected techniques with us for a chance to hear yourself on Milk Street Radio! Here's how: https://www.177milkstreet.com/radiotips
July 5, 2019
This week, we chat with José Andrés about how he helped organize more than three million meals in Puerto Rico, why he would choose a pineapple over a steak, and what he would do if he ever got a day off. Plus, we talk military rations with YouTube star EmmyMade in Japan; we bake Chocolate Ginger Scones; and Dan Pashman delves into one of the workplace’s most divisive issues: office fridge theft. For this week's recipe, Triple Ginger Scones with Chocolate Chunks, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/triple-ginger-scones-chocolate-chunks-breakfast-tandem-coffee-bakery This week's sponsor: Don’t miss Sleep Number’s 4th of July Special. The queen Sleep Number 360 c4 smart bed is now $1,299. Plus, free premium delivery when you add a base. Find your nearest Sleep Number store at www.sleepnumber.com/MILK We want to hear your culinary tips! Share your cooking hacks, secret ingredients or unexpected techniques with us for a chance to hear yourself on Milk Street Radio! Here's how: https://www.177milkstreet.com/radiotips
June 28, 2019
From soaking wood chips to grill marks, Meathead Goldwyn is here to set the record straight on grilling’s biggest myths. Plus, Christina Ward tells the story of American advertising cookbooks, complete with recipes such as Ham Banana Rolls and Sauerkraut Chocolate Cake; we discover a two-ingredient cheese sauce; and Alex Aïnouz explains the Japanese art of kintsugi. \ For this week's recipe, Garlic-Rosemary Burgers with Taleggio Sauce, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/garlic-rosemary-burgers-taleggio-cheese-sauce-dinner-barbeque \ We want to hear your culinary tips! Share your cooking hacks, secret ingredients or unexpected techniques with us for a chance to hear yourself on Milk Street Radio! Here's how: https://www.177milkstreet.com/radiotips
June 21, 2019
Andrew Friedman chronicles the stories and misadventures of the pioneering chefs and motley crew of misfits who cooked (instead of Instagrammed) their way to innovation. Plus, are supermarket leafy greens dangerous?; inside Brooklyn's Aska Restaurant; and olive oil bundt cake from Italy. (Originally aired July 27, 2018.) \ For this week's recipe, Orange-Anise Bundt Cake, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/orange-anise-bundt-cake-ciambella
June 14, 2019
Lidia Bastianich grew up under Tito's communist rule, escaped to a refugee camp in Trieste and finally made it to Queens, where she learned to love Spam, Jell-O and Wonder Bread. She talks about the early years on her grandmother's farm, where she slept on a corn-husk mattress, ate pig's blood sausage and fresh fig jam, and realized that the secret to happiness is having less, not more. Plus, we discover turkey skin ice cream with Salt & Straw's Tyler Malek; discuss the ethics of cooking lobsters; and whip up molletes, Mexico’s take on grilled cheese. For this week's recipe, molletes, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/molletes-sandwich-beans-cheese-salsa-lunch-mexico-pickles This week's sponsors: Scholarships at the New England Culinary Institute are still available for the Fall 2019 semester. Apply today or learn more at www.NECI.edu. Go to www.KingArthurFlour.com to see King Arthur Flour’s complete line of products.
June 7, 2019
Journalist Mark Lynas campaigned against genetically modified foods. Then in 2008, he changed his mind. On this week's episode, we talk to Lynas about his journey from anti-GMO activist to pro-GMO advocate. Plus, we discuss the strange eating habits of the world’s most infamous dictators; Dan Pashman teaches us how to outsmart a buffet; and we grill up pork skewers from Thailand. For this week's recipe, Thai Grilled Pork Skewers, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/thai-grilled-pork-skewers-moo-ping-barbeque-dinner-chili-lime This week's sponsor: Go to www.KingArthurFlour.com to see King Arthur Flour’s complete line of products.
May 31, 2019
Pastry chef Stella Parks talks about the science of baking and the secret history of iconic American desserts. Plus, we learn about barbecue around the world, from boodog to hāngi; Dan Pashman tells the history of LA's Cambodian donut shops; and we offer up a simple and summery Austrian plum cake. (Originally aired August 23, 2018.) For this week's recipe, Austrian plum cake, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/austrian-plum-cake-zwetschgenkuchen This week's sponsors: Come in for Sleep Number's Memorial Day Sale and save $1,000 on a new Sleep Number 360 Special Edition smart bed for temperature balancing comfort. Find your nearest Sleep Number store at www.sleepnumber.com/MILK. Go to www.KingArthurFlour.com to see King Arthur Flour’s complete line of products.
May 24, 2019
Chef Carla Hall is here to change the way we think about soul food. Plus, we explore cooking with cannabis; Adam Gopnik tells us how to cope when our favorite restaurants close; and we serve up Mashed Avocados with Sesame and Chili. For this week's recipe, Mashed Avocados with Sesame and Chili, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/mashed-avocados-with-sesame-and-chili This week's sponsor: Go to www.KingArthurFlour.com to see King Arthur Flour’s complete line of products.
May 17, 2019
We chat with Ruth Reichl about the glory days and final days of Gourmet magazine. Plus, Egyptian street food in Berlin; Alex Aïnouz's hotel room cooking hacks; and Mini Almond Cakes with Spiced Chocolate. \ For this week's recipe, Mini Almond Cakes with Spiced Chocolate, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/mini-almond-cakes-with-spiced-chocolate \ This week's sponsor: \ Go to www.KingArthurFlour.com to see King Arthur Flour’s complete line of products.
May 10, 2019
Chef Diane Kochilas talks real Greek yogurt, what Americans get wrong about cooking at home, and how to make great dishes with stale bread. Plus, we explore the art and nostalgia of Jell-O molds; we present a fresh new take on Spaghetti Puttanesca; and Dan Pashman untangles the legal definition of a sandwich. For this week's recipe, Spaghetti Puttanesca, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/spaghetti-puttanesca For photos from the O Moldy Night exhibit, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/2019/05/o-moldy-night-jell-o-exhibit This week's sponsors: Go to www.takecareof.com and enter code MILK30 for 30% off of your first Care/of order. Go to www.KingArthurFlour.com to see King Arthur Flour’s complete line of products.
May 3, 2019
20 years ago, Gonzalo Guzmán left everything in his home country of Mexico and became a dishwasher in San Francisco. Now the chef in his own restaurant, Guzmán divulges the secret to the perfect ceviche and says the story of Mexican cuisine begins and ends with tortillas. Also on this week's show: How to cut up a cow, with New York butchers Erika Nakamura and Jocelyn Guest; Armenian grilled pork chops; and junk food taxes, good or bad? (Originally aired August 8, 2018.) For this week's recipe, Armenian Grilled Pork, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/armenian-grilled-pork-with-pepper-sauce This week's sponsor: Go to www.KingArthurFlour.com to see King Arthur Flour’s complete line of products.
April 26, 2019
We chat with curator Samuel West about the Disgusting Food Museum in Malmö, Sweden, where the tickets are vomit bags, the exhibits feature fermented shark, fruit bats, and root beer, and visitors walk away with a new understanding of what disgust really means. Plus, we try cocktail hour the French way; we learn how to build a better meatball in Belgium; and Dr. Aaron Carroll demystifies alcohol calories. \ For this week's recipe, Belgian Meatballs, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/magazine-recipe-belgian-meatballs-boulets-%C3%A0-la-li%C3%A9geoise \ This week's sponsors: Go to www.KingArthurFlour.com to see King Arthur Flour’s complete line of products.\ Go to milkstreet.robinhood.com to sign up. Robinhood is giving listeners a free stock like Apple, Ford or Sprint to help you build your portfolio.
April 19, 2019
Chef Andrea Nguyen, author of "Vietnamese Food Any Day," uses American supermarket ingredients for an authentic take on the food of Vietnam. Plus, we investigate why the Kinder Surprise Chocolate Egg is illegal here in the USA; we make a simple dump-and-bake Lemon-Almond Pound Cake; and our Paris correspondent, Alex Aïnouz, explains why a good croissant is straight, not crescent-shaped. For this week's recipe, Lemon-Almond Pound Cake, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/lemon-almond-pound-cake This week's sponsor: Go to www.KingArthurFlour.com to see King Arthur Flour’s complete line of products.
April 12, 2019
Mary Giuliani, the author of catering tell-all “Tiny Hot Dogs,” falls in love with Alec Baldwin, raises a murderous turtle and has a solution for any and every party disaster. Plus: We visit a Bhutanese Senior Lunch in Vermont; Adam Gopnik sells the role of coffee in civilization; and we dig into Soupe au Pistou from Provence. For this week’s recipe, Soupe au Pistou, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/soupe-au-pisto This week’s sponsor: Go to www.KingArthurFlour.com to see King Arthur Flour’s complete line of products.
April 5, 2019
Zach Dyer travels to St. Louis to eat the once-conventional fried brain sandwich. Plus, we chat with chef Özlem Warren about the spices and cuisine of Southern Turkey; Dan Pashman talks TV dinner etiquette; we offer a recipe for three cup chicken; and we give a quick tip to make homemade chile oil. (Originally aired May 10 – May 17, 2018.) For this week’s recipe, Three-Cup Chicken, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/three-cup-chicken This week’s sponsor: Go to www.KingArthurFlour.com to see King Arthur Flour’s complete line of products.
March 29, 2019
Author Sharon Hudgins writes a love letter from post-Soviet Vladivostok. Plus, IBM’s supercomputer creates flavor combinations; Dan Pashman lies to his kids about food; and we test cooking oils over high heat. For this week’s recipe, Lebanese Lentils and Rice with Crisped Onions (Mujaddara), visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/lebanese-lentils-and-rice-with-crisped-onions-mujaddara This week’s sponsors: Go to butcherbox.com/milkstreet for $20 off your first box plus 2lbs of free 100% grass-fed ground beef in every ButcherBox you order for the lifetime of your subscription. Go to milkstreet.robinhood.com to sign up. Robinhood is giving listeners a free stock like Apple, Ford or Sprint to help you build your portfolio.
March 22, 2019
Chris Elliott, who investigated the horse meat scandal in the United Kingdom, talks about fake oregano, cardboard in parmesan and the multibillion dollar business of food fraud. Plus, we investigate the curious case of "Q" (a Taiwanese obsession with chewiness); we travel to Milan for risotto; we uncover clever culinary uses for yogurt; and Dr. Aaron Carroll asks whether cow's milk is nature's most nearly perfect food. For this week's recipe, Risotto Milanese, visit: 177milkstreet.com/recipes/saffron-risotto-risotto-alla-milanese This week's sponsor: Go to butcherbox.com/milkstreet for $20 off your first box plus 2lbs of free 100% grass-fed ground beef in every ButcherBox you order for the lifetime of your subscription.
March 15, 2019
Andres O'Hara on why wine labels matter. Plus, the new Harlem fusion cooking; corks or screwcaps?; and pasta with broccoli sauce. (Originally aired June 1, 2018.) For this week's recipe, Rigatoni with Roman Broccoli Sauce, visit: 177milkstreet.com/recipes/rigatoni-with-roman-broccoli-sauce This week's sponsor: Go to FergusonShowrooms.com to browse the Inspiration Gallery and request an appointment.
March 8, 2019
Matt Goulding, author of “Grape, Olive, Pig,” discovers the original paella, finds out-of-the-way Spanish eateries, falls in love and recounts his one meal at El Bulli. Plus, we travel to Paris for gnocchi; J. Kenji López-Alt double-fries chicken; and Mark Bittman talks about “Dinner for Everyone.” For this week's recipe, Potato Gnocchi, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/potato-gnocchi This week's sponsors: Go to butcherbox.com/milkstreet for $20 off your first box plus 2lbs of free 100% grass-fed ground beef in every ButcherBox you order for the lifetime of your subscription. Go to fergusonshowrooms.com to browse the Inspiration Gallery and request an appointment.
March 1, 2019
Georgia Freedman, author of “Cooking South of The Clouds,” travels China's "Wild West" in search of new foods. Plus, Kim Severson of The New York Times explores the supermarket of the future; we make Australian pulled pork; and Dan Pashman discusses the pros and cons of "shower beers.” For this week's recipe, Miso-Gochujang Pulled Pork, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/miso-gochujang-pulled-pork This week's sponsors: Go to FergusonShowrooms.com (http://fergusonshowrooms.com/) to browse the Inspiration Gallery and request an appointment. Go to milkstreet.robinhood.com (http://milkstreet.robinhood.com/) to sign up. Robinhood is giving listeners a free stock like Apple, Ford or Sprint to help you build your portfolio.
February 22, 2019
Nik Sharma, author of “Season,” gives Milk Street a lesson in cooking with spices. Plus, we investigate the unknown culinary history of France; we make a magic pudding cake; give tips for whipping egg whites; and Adam Gopnik asks whether DNA diets are fact or fiction. For this week's recipe, Maple-Whiskey Pudding Cakes, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/maple-whiskey-pudding-cakes
February 15, 2019
Chef Yana Gilbuena discusses fertilized duck eggs, traveling dinner pop-ups and the traditional Filipino method of eating with one's hands. Plus, water fights (and eating well) in Myanmar; cheesier pasta; and Adam Gopnik on wine and philosophy. (Originally aired June 21, 2018.) For this week's recipe, Singapore Chili Shrimp, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/singapore-chili-shrimp
February 8, 2019
Intrepid food writer Yasmin Khan dives into the mysteries of Palestinian cooking. Plus we rediscover authentic Austrian goulash; Jonathan Townsend cooks amazing 18th century American recipes in period clothing and kitchens; we share three tricks for using dull knives; and Dr. Aaron Carroll asks, "Are we really dehydrated?”
February 1, 2019
Former graffiti artist Duff Goldman bakes cakes in the shape of everything from Radio City Music Hall to old sneakers. Plus we explore Korean home cooking with chef Sohui Kim, and J. Kenji López-Alt investigates the science of no-knead bread.
January 25, 2019
Chef Vivian Howard returns home to rural NC to cook her roots. Plus a computer designs the ultimate chocolate chip cookie; our tip for transforming stale bread; Pork and Kimchi Stew; and what's on Adam Gopnik's weekly menu.
January 18, 2019
We catch up with British food star Nigella Lawson about the philosophy of life and home cooking. Plus does coffee cause cancer?; Pakistan's Martha Stewart; pisto; and quick yogurt sauce. (Originally published May 24, 2018.)
January 11, 2019
Alex French Guy Cooking does crazy food science from Paris. Plus the amazing history of pickles; Shabbat at Wendy's; and chicken under a brick.
January 4, 2019
Why Tokyo shoppers spend a fortune on fruits as gifts. Plus the truth about dietary supplements; a food tour of Lisbon; Spanish tortillas at home; and how to mellow onions.
December 28, 2018
Also on this week's show: Up with pomegranate molasses; sheet-pan roasted chicken; J. Kenji López-Alt investigates the science of baking pizza at home; and why Australian cuisine is the most diverse, adventurous on the planet! (Originally published September 27, 2018.)
December 21, 2018
Yotam Ottolenghi, the master of Middle Eastern food, speeds it up and pares it back! Also on this week's show: recipes for a homemade Christmas with Yvette Van Boven; the secret of Taiwan's beef noodle soup; how to make herb salts; and J. Kenji López-Alt on the science of vinaigrettes.
December 14, 2018
Musician and record producer John Carter Cash explains why he loves cooking with Mountain Dew, reveals his recipe for Southern cornbread, and shares stories and recipes from his family's table. Also on this week's show: grandmothers do the cooking at Enoteca Maria in Staten Island; our recipe for French walnut tart; a quick tip for freezing soaked dried beans; and The New Yorker’s Adam Gopnik discusses the holy marriage of starch and protein.
December 7, 2018
Alon Shaya is having a moment—he’s just opened two new restaurants and published his first book. But his success wasn’t always a given. We chat about his circuitous path and the food he ate along the way. Also on this week's show: Julia Turshen makes magic out of leftovers (tomato sauce becomes tomato soup); secrets to oven-poached salmon; four unexpected ways to use tahini; and Dan Pashman remembers Homer Simpson and food.
November 30, 2018
Also on this week's show: Reporter Danny Lewis reports on Elbert Budin and how he made food fly; we go to Tunisia for a couscous cooking lesson; and J. Kenji López-Alt explores the differences between flours. (Originally aired January 18, 2018.)
November 23, 2018
We chat with Von Diaz about the flavors of Puerto Rican cooking and the world’s best breakfast sandwich. Also on this week's show: Molly Yeh moves to Minnesota and trades Sichuan take-out for hotdish and beet farming; a recipe for chocolate-almond spice cookies; and Dr. Aaron Carroll says "no" to a new study on alcohol.
November 16, 2018
Meet the YouTube star who recreates recipes from classic movies and TV shows. Also on this week's show: the amazing food of the Islamic world; J. Kenji Lopéz-Alt talks turkey skin; Indian-spiced butternut squash soup; and make-ahead blanched greens.
November 9, 2018
The Swiss explorer discusses how she cooks and forages in the wild and why the mental journey is a bigger challenge than the physical. Also on this week’s show: Strange tales of food and the British Empire; ricotta-semolina cheesecake; Oaxacan Hot Chocolate; and The New Yorker’s Adam Gopnik on the ethics of meat.
November 2, 2018
Also on this week's show: Homestyle Cooking from southeast India; the best soup in the world; the truth about drinking and health; and grams versus cups. (Originally aired February 22, 2018.)
October 26, 2018
The Chez Panisse founder discusses the early days of the historic Berkeley institution and the power of taste to change lives. Also on this week's show: Our trip to Sicily for the real Pasta e Fagioli; Jerrelle Guy chats about her debut book, Black Girl Baking; and Dan Pashman of The Sporkful performs an on-air experiment about sound and taste.
October 19, 2018
Ronni Lundy, author of “Victuals,” eats her way through Appalachia. Also on this week's show: Mark Kurlansky reveals the shocking, often deadly history of milk; we travel to Genoa to uncover the authentic recipe for Pesto Genovese; and Dr. Aaron Carroll talks trans fats and health.
October 12, 2018
Also on this week's show: Do low-fat diets work?; Filipino food in Tel Aviv; and yellow split pea curry. (Originally aired 4/5, 2018.)
October 5, 2018
Mimi Sheraton, the first woman restaurant critic at The New York Times, doesn't trust anonymous crowd-sourced reviews and says that authentic food is in the eye of the eater. Also on this week's show: The near death of Tex-Mex; how to make a simple Tuscan beef and pepper stew; a new theory of wine; and a recipe for a Moroccan Nutella.
September 28, 2018
Also on this week's show: Up with pomegranate molasses; sheet-pan roasted chicken; J. Kenji López-Alt investigates the science of baking pizza at home; and why Australian cuisine is the most diverse, adventurous on the planet!
September 21, 2018
Also on this week's show: The egg mogul who finally went to jail; authentic no-stir polenta; homemade coconut milk; and the French who put ice cubes in wine!
September 14, 2018
Also on this week's show: Pumpkin spice gone wild; dump and stir Spanish Almond Cake; and the truth about fish and mercury.
September 7, 2018
This week, NPR's Maria Godoy reports on pop-punk band Shonen Knife; Milk Street travels to Taipei, to a cooking school that teaches street food; our recipe for shaved zucchini salad; and dry versus sweet wines. Originally aired August 24, 2017.
August 31, 2018
Also on this week's show: Why foods go viral; new ways with miso; wine boot camp; and sumac meets tomatoes.
August 24, 2018
Also on this week's show: Barbecue around the world, from boodog to hāngi; LA's Cambodian donut shops; whisk tips; and Austrian plum cake.
August 17, 2018
Also on this week's show: The true story of donuts and war; Spanish-style French toast; and defending MSG. (Originally aired April 12, 2018.)
August 10, 2018
Also on this week's show: How to cut up a cow, with New York butchers Erika Nakamura and Jocelyn Guest; Armenian grilled pork chops; and junk food taxes, good or bad?
August 3, 2018
Also on this week's show: The Gefilte Manifesto – modern Jewish home cooking; Taiwanese grilled corn; and Dan Pashman on the Library of Congress Cooking Club.
July 27, 2018
Are supermarket leafy greens dangerous?; inside Brooklyn's Aska Restaurant; and olive oil bundt cake from Italy.
July 20, 2018
Kim Severson on the hunt for a lost strain of rice; J. Kenji López-Alt on salt; and pie plates for grilling.
July 13, 2018
The Mafia muscles in on Italian bakeries, cooking for civil rights with John T. Edge, Dan Pashman of The Sporkful on airline dining and the new fattoush. Originally aired July 13, 2017.
July 6, 2018
The ethics of free ice cream samples; pork/pineapple tacos; and Whetstone Magazine travels the world.
June 29, 2018
Ruth Rodgers from The River Café; the bubbles of summer; and spaghetti al limone.
June 22, 2018
Water fights (and eating well) in Myanmar; cheesier pasta; and Adam Gopnik on wine and philosophy.
June 15, 2018
We interview Brad Leone, star of Bon Appetit's "Its Alive with Brad”; introduce our recipe for Salmon Chraimeh; learn to toast grains; and Dan Pashman of the Sporkful on the geometry of a pizza slice.
June 8, 2018
Ben Franklin electrocutes turkeys; and J. Kenji López-Alt on why pepperoni curls on pizza.
June 1, 2018
The new Harlem fusion cooking; corks or screwcaps?; and pasta with broccoli sauce.
May 30, 2018
Does coffee cause cancer?; Pakistan's Martha Stewart; pisto; and quick yogurt sauce. *This episode is a corrected version that fixes an error in the previous version.
May 18, 2018
Saffron, the new Afghan crop; Meathead Goldwyn on barbecue ribs; The Food Lab on the mortar and pestle; and our recipe for whipped cream biscuits and strawberries.
May 11, 2018
Everyday Turkish cooking at Özlem's Table; TV dinner etiquette; three-cup chicken; homemade chile oil.
May 4, 2018
The true history of The Settlement Cookbook; making vanilla sugar; beef tomato stir-fry; and Adam Gopnik.
April 27, 2018
David Lebovitz buys an apartment in Paris (and barely survives the experience); our recipe for light, bright Cape Malay curry; we discover momo, spicy Nepalese dumplings; and Dan Pashman of The Sporkful on the new science of taste.
April 20, 2018
Fad foods; the secret history of Jack Daniel's; freezing soaked beans; and Colombian pot roast.
April 13, 2018
The true story of donuts and war; Spanish-style French toast; and defending MSG.
April 6, 2018
Filipino delicacies found at a bus station in Tel Aviv; Marketplace's Krissy Clark reports on the peanut butter controversy that changed how the FDA regulates commercial foods; and how to revive stale spices.
March 30, 2018
Italian chef Massimo Bottura feeds the world; ARFID is a new picky eating disorder; our recipe for ricotta cheesecake; and the New Yorker's Adam Gopnik on what the next generation is drinking. Originally aired 12/8-12/15, 2017.
March 23, 2018
Joshua McFadden cooks for six seasons; easy French chicken in a pot; coconut rice; and Dan Pashman on pork.
March 16, 2018
The women who run France's Champagne industry; Thai stir-fried spinach; making saffron salt; and Stephen Meuse on wine.
March 9, 2018
The sweet rewards of bitter food; easy garlic confit; sweet potato cake from Macau; and what to eat when you’re blue.
March 2, 2018
Nathan Myhrvold on Modernist Bread; J. Kenji Lopez-Alt on the science of cooking meat; smashed potatoes; and a quick Turkish supper from Robyn Eckhardt, author of “Istanbul and Beyond.” (Originally aired 11/09/2017, Available for rerun Thursday 3/1 - Thursday 3/8/2018)
February 23, 2018
Homestyle Cooking from southeast India; the best soup in the world; the truth about drinking and health; and grams versus cups.
February 16, 2018
Grace Young on stir-fried rice; J. Kenji López-Alt on cooking with alcohol; and Vietnamese meatball soup.
February 9, 2018
The only 24-hour ice cream store in New York City; chocolate-almond cookies; is raw cookie dough dangerous?
February 2, 2018
Reem Kassis brings us quick and easy weeknight cooking from Palestine; our tip for peeling ginger; we travel to India to try medicinal camel's milk; and J. Kenji Lopez Alt reveals how to cook beans. (Originally aired 10/12/17)
January 26, 2018
Israeli chef Einat Admony on real couscous; foolproof cacio e pepe; roast sweet potatoes; and muffin madness.
January 19, 2018
Reporter Danny Lewis reports on Elbert Budin and how he made food fly; we go to Tunisia for a couscous cooking lesson; and J. Kenji López-Alt explores the differences between flours.
January 12, 2018
Former Eater Editor Helen Rosner on what's hot in food media; Sumac Chicken; cooking onions; and Dan Pashman of the Sporkful on Willy Wonka, food and parenting. (Originally aired 11/4/17)
January 5, 2018
We interview Brad Leone, star of Bon Appetit's "Its Alive with Brad”; introduce our recipe for Salmon Chraimeh; learn to toast grains; and Dan Pashman of the Sporkful on the geometry of a pizza slice.
December 29, 2017
Lindsey Tramuta on the New Paris cuisine; we take a pilgrimage to India; offer a new recipe for steamed marmalade pudding; and wine expert Stephen Meuse has tips on the best glasses to use for champagne.
December 22, 2017
The Kitchen Sisters report on the secret history and food of Basque sheepherders in America; our recipe for French apple cake; and the difference between mass-produced and artistan wines.
December 15, 2017
The amazing food of Georgia with Olia Hercules; Milk Street's top 10 cookbooks of the year; porchetta comes home; and dressing up the holiday table with Athena Calderone.
December 8, 2017
Italian chef Massimo Bottura feeds the world; ARFID is a new picky eating disorder; our recipe for ricotta cheesecake; and the New Yorker's Adam Gopnik on what the next generation is drinking.
December 1, 2017
Eating poison leads to the founding of the FDA; our recipe for the best gingerbread; Dr. Aaron Carroll on the truth about artificial sweeteners; and sourdough bread turns into a futuristic novel by Robin Sloan.
November 24, 2017
We travel to Cape Town, South Africa, for insane barbecue; Melissa Clark rethinks how to cook at home; poet Nikki Giovanni remembers her grandparents' rack of lamb recipe; and Adam Gopnik unpacks his dream of the cast-iron pan. (Originally aired 5/27/17, available for rerun 11/23/17 - 11/30/17)
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