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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.

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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 634: Hot Honey

2/22/2024
Today we're sticky like Pooh Bear as we engage in some Christmas foreplay and hop on the swicy train. We like to bring about taste solutions through proprietary blends as we make prank calls without punch lines while tasting some Mike's hard honey. Eventually, we become overfull of feelings when Molly says the most disgusting thing of the past century. Hot Honey from Food52 Paulie Gee's Milk Drunk Emily the Cookbook Paper Plane Cocktail Molly's Now but Wow! - Society of the Snow on Netflix Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:28:15

Episode 633: Advent Calendars

2/15/2024
Welcome to the Advent of Love! We are coping with our nostalgia for the holidays by eating Santa's face and recounting thinly veiled Christmas "miracles". We go nuclear as we open one of these live, on the air and are sucked back into Edwardian times. Watch out Bunnicula! The Jacquie Lawson 2023 Edwardian Advent Calendar Eater Advent Calendar Article Bunnicula Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:39:04

Episode 632: Corn Muffins

2/8/2024
Today we confront painful memories and our mixed feelings about mixes as nail our 95 theses of corn muffins to your headphones. We love having our own personal muffin and debate steel vs stone as we play rubbity rubbity with The Muffin Man. Join us at Chowder Fest as we Make it Happen Everybody! Cook’s Illustrated recipe Matthew's Now but Wow! - Vera Wong’s Unsolicited Advice for Murderers, by Jesse Q. Sutanto Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:30:25

Episode 631: Spaghetti

2/1/2024
Grab some socks and listen up because we're finally doing it. Slick Spaghetti and Dick Trickle are here with Marco Polo and Goldilocks to discuss the memories, history and assumptions about spaghetti. Through injuries and mispronunciations we debate length, thickness and more before diving into the deep end. Spaghetti Salerno recipe here Episode 136: Non-Tomato Pasta Sauces Pt. 1 Spaghetti and Meatballs by Molly Wizenberg A nifty little video by Epicurious.com Kikkoman site The Clientele Matthew's Now but Wow! - Pailin’s Thai restaurant dish tier list Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:48:24

Episode 630: Food Packaging

1/25/2024
Today we present our picks and our anti-picks, our rants and our raves as we discuss our highs and our lows of food packaging. As we encounter bags that blow, tubes, cartons, pouches, containers and lids we myth bust and dream of strongly worded emails to manufacturers. Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:43:06

Episode 629: Ritz Crackers

1/18/2024
We're doing it right now as we continue apace learning everything there is to know about Ritz crackers and some things that maybe we wish we didn't. Through mergers, horizontal acquisitions and cracker bandits we become Loose-Wiles as we apply for Canadian citizenship and propose a new entry in the PEFP canon. snackworks.com Matthew's Now but Wow! - Black People Love Paramore podcast Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:46:20

Episode 628: Ferrero Rocher

1/11/2024
Happy 14th Birthday to us! Today we celebrate by rolling back the rocher as we discuss these luxurious hollow spheres of chocolate. Our party is full of ambassadors, tycoons and wet rocks as we aim for attainable extravagance and end up prolonging the holiday season. Episode 623: Nutella Youtube video about how they’re made How Ferrero Rocher chocolates were inspired by the Virgin Mary How Ferrero Rocher Became a Status Symbol for Immigrant Families “ambassador’s party” ad Molly's Now but Wow! - It’s a Holiday Soul Party, Sharon King & the Dap-Kings (2015) Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:29:54

Episode 627: Loaded Fries

1/4/2024
Today your Loaded Hosts discuss soup dupes, shiny toast and the problem with cloning as they learn about this new fry format. They teeter at the edge of America before breaking into song, debating potato vs corn chip and learning the true meaning of "vitriol" and "caustic". 17 Loaded Fries That Are Better Than A Boyfriend Kimchi Fries Matthew's Now but Wow! - 駅周辺の風景 on YouTube. Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:29:32

Episode 626: Pecans

12/28/2023
Today we go back to the playground and are drawn awry by peanuts, almonds and oh yeah, pecans. We discuss these smooth, handsome husks before droops show up (yet again) and we decide on the approved textures of goo. Eventually we realize our credenzas are burning before making some kitchen resolutions like a couple of twig girdlers. A filbert weevil on an acorn cap Molly's Now but Wow! - A Substack newsletter by Métis storyteller Chris La Tray, called “An Irritable Métis” One-Sentence Journal: Short Poems and Essays from the World at Large by Chris La Tray Toasted Pecan-Caramel Shortbread Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:37:20

Episode 625: Gyros

12/21/2023
Listen as we google things and cry while discussing meat stacks, gyroscopes and diphthongs before encountering Conair confusions and delicious babies. We create new, exciting segments as we miss debunking opportunities and beg you not to @ us. Circe by Madeline Miller Sideways Appliances Matthew's Now but Wow! - Chinese Menu by Grace Lin Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:36:31

Episode 624: Pineapple Juice

12/14/2023
Today we get out our church keys as we wade through slag tanks and a variety of varieties before getting some screw action. We share memories of Hollywood poolsides, debunk rumors, flout protocol and reveal the surprise cure for all feelings. Episode 391: Pineapple Grape stomping video EMERGENCY BEAK OF THE WEEK - Little Grebe Molly's Now but Wow: Real Americans by Rachel Khong Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:43:21

Episode 623: Nutella

12/7/2023
Today we're extra remote as we encounter breakfast situations, Oktoberfest memories and brown flavors. Part of this complete episode: spreadable spreads, fancy candy, computer air and The Sad, The Vaguely Menacing and The Unrelatable. Pietro Ferrero Matthew's Now but Wow! - Nishiogi Sanpo, by Masaya Meguro Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:45:51

Episode 622: Cranberry Juice

11/30/2023
What is going on? Did we grow up? What is does it mean to "get juiced"? These questions and more remain unanswered as we taste crankberry juice, confront our fear of sourness and risk every kind of ulcer. We get cosmopolitan as we discover the world's worst shower head and scream a few more times than usual. Episode 1: Fried Eggs Episode 419: Fried Eggs Revisited Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:37:22

Episode 621: Tonic Water

11/23/2023
We get off to a rocky start as we treat a fever and wish listeners a Happy American Thanksgiving! We praise, then eventually blame, Producer Abby as we taste this bitter, sweet, medicinal bark soda and reveal some unpopular confessions. After stripping thyme we then debate the best uses of cock. Liquid Intelligence by Dave Arnold Molly's Now but Wow! -“Who’s Afraid of a Spatchcocked Chicken?” by C. Pam Zhang Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:32:37

Episode 620: Cranberries

11/16/2023
Today we cement our legacy with an update on The Fruit on The Bottom Yogurt Challenge as we mark the perimeter of this episode. We chase trailing vines, bog bodies and sauce for the pilgrims as we shrug it out before being pumped from the bed. Episode 564: Dried Fruit Showdown Episode 256: Holiday Cookies Cranberry streusel shortbread bars Cranberry Upside-Down Cake Matthew's Now but Wow! - Get Offset podcast + nisebelle Youtube Channel Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:47:07

Episode 619: Upside Down Foods

11/9/2023
Today we're keeping it real and wondering why are we doing this topic. After excessive hypotheticals, cake stands and keg stands, we (of course) bring up Singles (yet again) and flip the lid and squirt. We discuss Cold War metaphors and Winona Ryder before ultimately deciding to plug it up. Planet Money: Episode 253: Gold Standard, R.I.P. Spiced Pineapple Upside-Down Cake The Butter Battle Book Molly's Now but Wow! - Real Americans, by Rachel Khong Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:43:27

Episode 618: Mozzarella

11/2/2023
Hey! Today we're punchy as we debate moisture levels and encounter water buffalos, naked chefs and bears. Hey! We have errands to run and whey baths to avoid as we pull and lop, pull and lop. Hey! Matthew's Whatcha Snackin? - HBAF injeolmi almonds Matthew's Now but Wow - Becky Selengut’s Field to Fork podcast Episode #9 : Queering the Kitchen with Electric Habitat Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:49:24

Episode 617: Tamales with Marcela Valladolid

10/26/2023
Today we wonder if we can kick it and are immediately ambushed by Mr. Etymology and back-formations before chatting with Special Guest Marcela Valladolid about Tamales. We share some embarrassing confessions and avoid awkward bedtime conversations as we hope to be remembered for our housekeeping. Episode 318: Corn Tortillas Familia by Marcela Valladolid Casa Marcela chefmarcela on Instagram Matthew's Now but Wow! - Moshi Moshi by Banana Yoshimoto Molly Yeh Peanut Butter Chocolate Crisp Halva Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:48:40

Episode 616: Senbei

10/19/2023
It is finally Mr. Etymology's time to shine as we crunch through our conversation on these Japanese rice crackers. We're deliberately smashed as we encounter trains, tugboats and crab sacks before everything comes back to the movie Singles... yet again. Here’s an amazing YouTube video of a senbei factory! The train line that was saved by senbei video Molly's Now but Wow! - Ross Gay, The Book of (More) Delights Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:30:27

Episode 615: Powdered Sugar

10/12/2023
Today we step away from our seaside houses and tables to bring you Food Related Anecdotes (the original title of the show). We're a bunch of glaze heads as we discuss sifters, sawdust and missed opportunities before tackling The Best Spilled Mail Ever and the Trash of our Youth. Flat D Snacking Cakes by Yossy Arefi Zucchini muffins from Sara Forte of Sprouted Kitchen Episode 256: Holiday Cookies Episode 467: Holiday Cookies 2: The Sequel Episode 474: Holiday Cookies 3 Matthew's Now but Wow: Venba, created by Visai Games in Toronto Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit Support Spilled Milk Podcast! Molly's Substack Matthew's Bands: Early to the Airport and Twilight Diners Producer Abby's Website Listen to our spinoff show Dire Desires Join our reddit

Duration:00:51:48