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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.

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.

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United States

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 555: Cooking with Wine

8/18/2022
Today we finally leave the kid's table in the basement, put on our formal wear and discuss the very grown up idea of cooking with wine. We're feeling quite French as we discuss dishes with names, the best way to butter and Moosey. Transcript Hashed Brussels Sprouts with Poppy Seeds and Lemon Beef Bourguignon Ruffage by Abra Berens Molly's Now but Wow! - Do the Work!: An Antiracist Activity Book, by W. Kamau Bell and Kate Schatz: See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:20

Episode 554: Non-Milano Pepperidge Farm Cookies

8/11/2022
Today we are large and memorable as we channel chatbots and eat our way through some Distinctive Wide Bags of cookies. Through the roller coaster of hiring and firing we eventually realize the perils of barns before becoming completely spritzed out. Transcript Ultimate Pound Cakes by Phyllis Hoffman DePiano Matthew's Now but Wow! - Cook Korean! by Robin Ha See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:42:57

Episode 553: Jack Cheese

8/4/2022
We have a bad feeling about this as we dive into the highly colonial history of Jack Cheese. We attempt to solve The Mystery of the Monterey Process as we enter the summer of jack and witness the contradictions outside our window. Transcript The Tragic Way Monterey Jack Cheese Got Its Name from Food & Wine Molly's Now but Wow! - Pachinko, on Apple TV Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:28:34

Episode 552: Smoothies

7/28/2022
Listen as we take a dive down memory lane to find the Blenderman and try to avoid death by smoothie. This is a Tale of Blades and Bananas as we encounter industrialists, barons, and soda jerks while attempting brazenly erotic wand techniques. Thanks to all our LILYs out there! Transcript Breakfast, Lunch, Tea: The Many Little Meals of Rose Bakery Please note that we have done a parsley episode Matthew's Now but Wow! - Asian Salad article from Consumer Report by Perry...

Duration:00:38:05

Episode 551: Charcuterie Platters

7/21/2022
Today we celebrate abundance and balance as we traverse paths paved with prosciutto armed with sabers, lasers and chastity. Between moans and groans, Molly discovers a hard truth about Matthew before deciding that we're gonna need a bigger platter. Transcript Molly's Now but Wow! - Essential Labor: Mothering as Social Change, by Angela Garbes Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:33:36

Episode 550: Boba

7/14/2022
This episode is full of gross exaggerations, dizzying arrays and many stupifications as we chat about the eating and drinking experience of boba. We traverse the peeks and hills of the early espresso era as we discuss bathing in boba, open mic dreams and moving up to a size Small. Shaken, not sealed. Transcript The article in the Taipei Times by Edward Jones Matthew's Now but Wow: Now but Wow! - Friend of the show(?!) Japanese Breakfast on SNL Listen to our spinoff show Dire...

Duration:00:35:54

Episode 549: Box Graters

7/7/2022
Today we break the fabric of the multiverse as we attempt true shred with one of these perfectly engineered utensils. We get raspy and up close with shower drains and dirty beds before ending up with chips of cheese. Transcript Molly's Now but Wow! - The Sentence, by Louise Erdrich Cuisipro See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:46:29

Episode 548: Cup Noodles

6/30/2022
Today we conquer a panoply of topics as we taste Cup Noodles: armor, lad culture, corporate jargon, blowing agents and the fearsome Mild Aroma. We discover some nice ways to die and our status as spicy lovers is cemented. Rated NSFJ Transcript Cup Noodle Museum What we tried: Nissin Cup Noodles Chicken Paldo Gomtang Beef & Vegetable Nissin Cup Noodles Curry Nongshim Shin Black Nongshim Neoguri Spicy Seafood Paldo Teumsae Stir-Fried Ramen Spicy Matthew's Now but Wow! - Chihiro’s...

Duration:00:51:35

Episode 547: Japanese Curry

6/23/2022
Today we learn lots about Japanese Curry, retort pouches and what sailors eat. As we brave water stew and precise measurements, Molly sets the scene before we attempt to discover how WOTSL feels about torque. Transcript S&B Curry The article in the Japan Times by Makikoh Itoh Molly's Now but Wow! Roxanne Gay and Debbie MillmanSkip Intro" Design Matters Podcast See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:37:38

Episode 546: Supermarket Lunch

6/16/2022
Welcome to the Season of Steam where we are dangerous but alluring while revealing our favorite grocery store lunchables. While chatting soup cauldrons, Krusty Krumbs and the membrane industry Matthew gets more excited than ever before while Molly confesses her true feelings about Town & Country. Transcript Matthew's Now but Wow! - Say Sue Me, The Last Thing Left See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:42:46

Episode 545: Tajín

6/9/2022
Today the beach is in our mouths as we discover the worst part of being a human and demand a mouth makeover and a suggestion box. We learn how to tell when you are a real grown up before meeting General Extreme and that guy. Not a Candy. Transcript Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit Molly's Now but Wow! - Last Night at the Telegraph Club, by Malinda Lo See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:32:42

Episode 544: Salad Spinners

6/2/2022
Another day another centrifuge. Today we wonder whether Salad Spinners are essential, where all the cranks went and why a STOP button is necessary. We perform a very scientific experiment complete with wash and dry cycles and encourage callers to help us understand What Have We Done. Transcript Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit Matthew's Now but Wow! - Soul Glo, Diaspora Problems See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:45:02

Episode 543: Chicken Thighs

5/26/2022
Today we narrowly avoid falling into Dire Desires territory as we attempt to give thighs the appreciation they deserve. Then, we confess our history of marination in college while debating the merits of breast bites, bush legs and thigh domes. Words, words, words. Transcript Pressure Cooker Chipotle-Honey Chicken Tacos Conveyor Belt Chicken Butadon recipe A 2011 article from Slate about white meat vs dark meat Molly's Now but Wow! - Ocean Vuong, Time Is a Mother See...

Duration:00:36:09

Episode 542: Underappreciated Cookbooks

5/19/2022
Today we traverse a long and winding Memory Lane as we discover forgotten treasures inside the pages of beloved yet underrated cookbooks. Molly learns her magical legacy and we narrowly escape murder by lasagna. Non, Non et Non! Transcript Books Mentioned Pasta Presto by Norman Kolpas Still Life with Menu by Mollie Katzen Cucina Simpatica by Johanne Killeen and George Germon (1991) The Campagna Table by Mark Strausman (1999) The Dim Sum Dumpling Book by Eileen Yin-Fei Lo...

Duration:00:50:49

Episode 541: Mangoes

5/12/2022
Today we're channeling our corporate selves and using dastardly means to invent business ideas that for some reason are all hat focused. We learn to check the neck for ripeness while wondering what our circumference is and why Matthew knows so much about the movie Sideways. Where are your sweet and sour buttons? Transcript Molly's Now but Wow- “My Mustache, My Self,” by Wesley Morris See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:51:05

Episode 540: Top Chips with Ese Atawo

5/5/2022
Today we're at the corner of High Street and Memory Lane asking "What the hell is a Top Chip!?" We talk chip luring, tongue scouring and hurdle foods with Special Guest Ese Atawo before almost getting kicked off our own show. We learn how chips are like boyfriends, how Matthew is like a guinea pig and then finally reveal the results of a listener poll. LAYS! LOWER YOUR PRICES! Transcript Ese Atawo Lil Clitty (aka Ese Atawo) Matthew's Now but Wow! - The Legend of Auntie Po, by Shing Yin...

Duration:00:46:58

Episode 539: Trader Joe's Favorites

4/28/2022
You ask and we deliver. We're finally revealing our favorite Trader Joe's items, awakenings and research concerns. Listen as we chew constantly, mourn discontinued items and discover what is located to the right of the bacon. Transcript Trader Joe's Molly's Now but Wow! - Lucille Clifton’s “Blessing the Boats” See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:28:37

Episode 538: Morning Beverage Routine

4/21/2022
Join us at The Waning of The Day as we experience shivers of french press fear while sharing the infinitesimal details of our morning beverage habits. We divulge first date stories, anniversary gift ideas and reveal Matthew's alter ego before concluding that stains are the evidence of love. Transcript Producer Abby's new podcast: Everything Cookbooks Where Matthew buys his tea Molly's sweater that she knit! Matthew's Now but Wow! - Japanese Noodles Udon Soba Osaka Nara on YouTube See...

Duration:00:49:49

Episode 537: Non-Alcoholic Beer

4/14/2022
Today we wish we were at the beach as we try to remember how to record an episode and what beer we drank as kids. Listen for the aftertaste while we get super sciencey and chat about bad dads, 25 year edging and the secret to a happy marriage. It's not what you'd think. Transcript Grüvi Molly's Now but Wow: The One Recipe podcast See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:47:02

Episode 536: Herbal Tea

4/7/2022
Today we're popping p's and dropping h's as we curl up with a mug of morning beverage to discuss Molly's crazy college days, tea cults and death juice all in our signature interminable drone. We go a bridge too far on a long, winding Memory Lane and eventually end up in a completely different show. Transcript Café de la Mosquée de Paris Harbor Herbalist Korean toasted rice tea Episode 322: Chamomile Tea Matthew's Now but Wow! - Hrishikesh Hirway: Accept Cookies Newsletter Molly's...

Duration:00:51:41