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Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio

PRX

Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio travels the world to find the most fascinating food stories—including children who harvest cod tongues after school in Norway and a detective who tracks down food thieves. And on Milk Street Radio, you can always find the unexpected: a visit to the Museum of Failure, the joys of eyeball Jell-O and how to eat your way through Italy. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio travels the world to find the most fascinating food stories—including children who harvest cod tongues after school in Norway and a detective who tracks down food thieves. And on Milk Street Radio, you can always find the unexpected: a visit to the Museum of Failure, the joys of eyeball Jell-O and how to eat your way through Italy. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Location:

Boston, Massachusetts

Networks:

PRX

Description:

Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio travels the world to find the most fascinating food stories—including children who harvest cod tongues after school in Norway and a detective who tracks down food thieves. And on Milk Street Radio, you can always find the unexpected: a visit to the Museum of Failure, the joys of eyeball Jell-O and how to eat your way through Italy. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Language:

English

Contact:

9148379732


Episodes

The Food of Ukraine with Olia Hercules

1/20/2023
Ukrainian chef, author and activist Olia Hercules shares recipes and traditions from her home, and how she’s coping after almost one year of war. Plus, Jess Edberg tells the story of Dorothy Molter, who sold hundreds of bottles of root beer every day in Minnesota’s remote Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness; J. Kenji López-Alt teaches us what to do when there’s too much lettuce in the house; and Christopher Kimball takes your calls with co-host Sara Moulton. We want to hear your culinary...

Duration:00:50:42

The Science of Stir-Fry with J. Kenji López-Alt

1/13/2023
J. Kenji López-Alt gives us a lesson on Wok 101 and reveals the science behind great stir-fry. Plus, Cheryl Day joins Christopher Kimball to tackle your baking questions about everything from powdered milk to cardamom buns; cookbook author Chelsea Monroe-Cassel explores the food of “Game of Thrones” and “Star Wars”; and we visit Morocco’s communal bakeries to learn an all-purpose flatbread recipe. (Originally aired on March 4th, 2022.) Get this week’s recipe for Moroccan Flatbreads...

Duration:00:55:25

Weird Fruit: From Medlars and Huckleberries to Yuzu

1/6/2023
We tackle difficult fruits with author Kate Lebo. She introduces us to the world of rare fruits that are hard to find, harvest, prepare or just plain love. Plus, we study the staples of Gabonese cooking with chef Anto Cocagne, we get a lesson in the language of bread from Grant Barrett and Martha Barnette, and we learn about the history of Hungarian Chicken Paprikash. Get this week’s recipe for Hungarian Chicken Paprikash here. We want to hear your culinary tips! Share your cooking hacks,...

Duration:00:52:19

Inside Mexico with Pati Jinich

12/30/2022
Pati Jinich is on a quest to show people what Mexico looks like and tastes like. She breaks down the common denominators of Mexican cuisine, tells us why she lives and dies for her blender and reveals her favorite recipes for chicken soup. Plus, writer Brandon Cook gives us a language lesson on drinking toasts from around the world, Alex Aïnouz has an epiphany about homemade pasta, and we bake up an ultra-easy Swedish “Sticky” Chocolate Cake. Episode originally aired December 2, 2021. Get...

Duration:00:58:16

Rachael Ray at Home

12/23/2022
This week, it’s Rachael Ray! She tells us about re-making a home after her house burned down, her best friendship with her Sicilian grandfather and why her lifelong affinity for Eeyore might inspire her to get a tattoo. Plus, baking champions Chris Taylor and Paul Arguin share their best tips for baking Blue Ribbon cookies, and we whip up a Chocolate-On-Chocolate Three-Layer Cake. Episode originally published December 16, 2021. Get this week’s recipe for Chocolate-On-Chocolate Three-Layer...

Duration:00:50:41

Holiday Cookies with Rose Levy Beranbaum

12/16/2022
This week, we’re getting ready for the holidays. Rose Levy Beranbaum shares everything we need to know about baking cookies—from favorite equipment and core techniques to her ultimate chocolate chip cookie recipe. Plus, we go to Oaxaca to experience the Night of the Radishes with Gabriel Sanchez; Dan Pashman invents a “Hanukkah Miracle” sandwich; Cheryl Day answers your holiday baking questions; Chris shares his favorite books of the year; and we make a show-stopping Triple Crème Cheesecake...

Duration:01:00:04

Baking Special: Magic Cakes, Muffin Madness and Computer Cookies

12/15/2022
In this special episode, we share a few of our favorite moments about baking. Cheryl Day—cookbook author, co-owner of Back in the Day Bakery in Savannah, Georgia, and now Milk Street Radio guest co-host—reveals her tips for perfect biscuits, cakes and cookies. Plus, a computer designs the ultimate chocolate chip cookie; Chris Kimball and Dan Pashman consider the muffin; and is it magic, or is it Maple-Whiskey Pudding Cakes? Get the recipe for Maple-Whiskey Pudding Cakes here. Listen to...

Duration:00:53:15

Waiter Confidential: The Dark Side of Parisian Dining

12/9/2022
This week, we go behind the scenes of French restaurants with writer and former waiter Edward Chisholm to experience the chaotic rush of Sunday brunch, discover where waiters go on their time off and find out what happens to your food before it reaches the plate. Plus, we investigate a street food mystery in India with journalist Barkha Kumari, Adam Gopnik gets in a pickle about fermented foods, and we make the Moroccan beef and chickpea stew harira. Get this week’s recipe for Moroccan...

Duration:00:54:00

Food Wars: Marion Nestle vs. Corporate Food

12/2/2022
What could the future food system look like? Food and public health writer Marion Nestle shares her vision, along with stories from her life. We also get a lesson in how to truly taste water from water advocate, sommelier and TikTok creator Martin Riese; J. Kenji López-Alt shares his favorite way to use up leftovers; and we make the best Pad Thai at home. Get this week’s recipe for Pad Thai with Shrimp here. We want to hear your culinary tips! Share your cooking hacks, secret ingredients...

Duration:00:58:04

Secrets of Classic German Baking

11/25/2022
Author Luisa Weiss offers some of her favorites from Eisenbahnschnitten to Kartoffelstrudel. Plus, journalist Rowan Jacobsen demystifies the truffle, Adam Gopnik talks luxury foods, and we learn how to make a creamy Amalfi-style lemon risotto. Get this week’s recipe for Lemon and Shrimp Risotto with Fresh Basil here. 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...

Duration:01:00:36

Thanksgiving Special With Cheryl Day, Jet Tila, J. Kenji López-Alt and Nigella Lawson

11/18/2022
Our Thanksgiving special is here, and we’re ready to help you with the big day! We take your calls with special guest co-hosts Jet Tila and Cheryl Day and share recipes and ideas from J. Kenji López-Alt, Sohla El-Waylly, Mary Giuliani, Stacey Mei Yan Fong, Meathead and Nigella Lawson. The Sporkful’s Dan Pashman makes the case for why you should celebrate on Friday this year, and our friends from “A Way With Words” tell us the best ways to give thanks to the chef. Plus, host Christopher...

Duration:00:57:01

Please Feed Phil! The Creator of “Everybody Loves Raymond” Tries to Eat Everything

11/11/2022
We chat with Phil Rosenthal, creator of “Somebody Feed Phil,” about eels in Japan, mold at Noma and his most memorable scene from “Everybody Loves Raymond.” Plus, Irina Georgescu gives us a lesson in Romanian baking, from delicious snack pies to her favorite ingredient—fermented dairy. We also make Colombian Cheese Buns, and Alex Aïnouz is on a mission to cut an onion in 20 seconds or less. Get this week’s recipe for Columbian Cheese Buns here. We want to hear your culinary tips! Share...

Duration:00:59:47

Is The Real Soul Food Health Food?

11/4/2022
This week, the editor of 4 Color Books, Bryant Terry, celebrates the long history of veganism in Black cuisine to tell the real story of soul food. Plus, archaeologist Farrell Monaco reveals what the ashes of Pompeii can tell us about Ancient Roman food, Dr. Aaron Carroll weighs in on whether milk and juice are actually healthy beverages for kids, and we learn to make Orange-Cranberry Soda Bread with White Chocolate Chunks. Get this week’s recipe for Orange-Cranberry Soda Bread with White...

Duration:00:51:00

Nigella Speaks Out: Tasting Menus, Brown Food and The Sound of Music

11/2/2022
Before her tour across America, Nigella Lawson returns to Milk Street for a new special episode. She shares her stories from the Dangerous Sports Club, her love for plain cake and why there’s nothing worse than going out for Christmas lunch and finding someone’s done something “interesting.” You can see Nigella live November 2022 on her multi-city tour. For details and dates, visit https://www.fane.co.uk/nigella-lawson#book Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:23:58

Trick or Treat! Celebrate Halloween with a Dinner for the Dead

10/28/2022
This week, we’re celebrating the holiday of tricks and treats with Halloween scholar Lesley Bannatyne. She teaches us how to emulate the romping Halloween parties of the Victorian era, complete with matchmaking games and dinners for the dead. Plus, we discuss Cotton Candy Grapes and other new candy-inspired flavors in fruit breeding; Dan Pashman has a suggestion for your trick-or-treat offering this year; and we make a German-Style winter squash bread. Get this week’s recipe for...

Duration:00:50:58

Lost Family Recipes Special: Solving the Mystery of Forgotten Family Favorites

10/27/2022
On this special episode, we share some of our favorite listener calls about family recipe mysteries, from recreating a molasses cookie recipe missing half its instructions to fixing the crust on a custard pie found in a great-grandmother's handwritten cookbook. Plus, we introduce you to one of Milk Street's new television series, "Milk Street's My Family Recipe," which premieres on the Roku Channel on October 28. Learn more about Milk Street’s new Roku...

Duration:00:28:27

Mofongo, Pinchos and Campbell’s Soup: The True Story of Puerto Rican Food in the Diaspora

10/21/2022
Illyanna Maisonet takes us on a culinary journey through Puerto Rico and its diaspora. She reveals the secrets to her guava barbecue sauce, the only flan she’ll ever eat and the best way to cook rice. Plus, Kim Severson tells us about the rise of salvage food stores, we make Aguachile Negro, and Adam Gopnik asks—what do we do when our favorite places close? Get this week’s recipe for Mexican-Style Shrimp in Chili-Lime Sauce here. We want to hear your culinary tips! Share your cooking...

Duration:00:50:58

The Dog-Eat-Dog World of Ballpark Vendors

10/14/2022
Nick Fountain from NPR’s “Planet Money” shares the skills and strategy it takes to sell food at the ballpark. Plus, chef Angela Dimayuga gives us a crash course in Filipino flavors and techniques; we learn about the language of eating outdoors with Grant Barrett and Martha Barnette; and we make Swedish Cardamom Buns. Get this week’s recipe for Swedish Cardamom Buns here. We want to hear your culinary tips! Share your cooking hacks, secret ingredients or unexpected techniques with us for a...

Duration:00:50:58

Cooking for Space Aliens and Vampire Queens: Meet Food Stylist Janice Poon

10/7/2022
We enter the world of intergalactic sushi joints and cannibal banquets with food stylist Janice Poon. She tells us about her work on horror and sci-fi films, from feeding vegan vampires to wrangling snails to make arm escargot. Plus, we learn hamburger history with burger scholar George Motz; Bianca Bosker explores the origins of the PB&J; and we make a fragrant beef stew from Vietnam. Get this week’s recipe for Vietnamese Beef Stew with Star Anise and Lemon Grass (Bò Kho) here. We want to...

Duration:00:50:59

Food Science Special: Million-Layer Puff Pastry and More!

10/5/2022
In this special episode, we share a few of our favorite moments about getting experimental in the kitchen. Alex Aïnouz attempts to bake a 1 million-layer puff pastry; J. Kenji López-Alt shares the perfect way to make potatoes; and we chat with flavor chemist Dr. Arielle Johnson about how to eat a tree. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:33:01