21Oct, 2010

Episode 24: Burgers

By |October 21st, 2010|Episode|13 Comments

Do you love hamburgers? Do you butter your buns with care? And most importantly, do you grind your meat at home? If these questions make you feel like you need a cold shower, you’ve come to the right place. This week on Spilled Milk, we cook and eat a couple of supremely juicy burgers and […]

21Oct, 2010

The Spilled Milk Burger (recipe from Episode 24)

By |October 21st, 2010|Recipe|1 Comment


_We like a 6-ounce burger, but you lose a little meat to the grinder, so we’ve specified a little extra meat. It’s unusual to find boneless short ribs for sale, so buy English-cut short ribs bone-in and cut them off the bone (easy!) or ask your butcher to do it._

7 ounces boneless […]

16Oct, 2010


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If you like it when we talk about real food, you’re going to hate this upcoming episode:


7Oct, 2010

Episode 23: Cucumbers

By |October 7th, 2010|Episode|10 Comments

This week on Spilled Milk, we’re celebrating cucumbers the same way that we celebrate everything: by cooking them. Cooked cucumber! Who knew? Also, what’s up with recipes that call for salting cucumbers to make them crispier? Seriously, what’s up with that? Recipe: Spicy cucumber salad. www.spilledmilkpodcast.com

7Oct, 2010

Spicy Cucumber Salad (recipe from episode 23)

By |October 7th, 2010|Recipe|6 Comments

Adapted from _Land of Plenty,_ by Fuchsia Dunlop

1 English cucumber
2 tablespoons peanut oil
8 long dried red chiles, snipped into 1-inch sections
2 teaspoons whole Sichuan peppercorns
1 tablespoon sesame oil

Cut the cucumber in half lengthwise. Remove the seeds and pulp with a spoon, and then cut crosswise into 1/4-inch thick half-moons.

Heat a wok or large […]