About the Show
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.
Episode 306: Tokyo
November 9th, 2017 | 35 mins 19 secs
Today Matthew and Molly take Tokyo! We are turning strangers into friends as we discuss creamy heads, extravagant delis, and squid legs. Not to mention learning more than we ever bargained for about each other's personal habits.
Episode 305: Roast Chicken
November 2nd, 2017 | 42 mins 54 secs
Roast Chicken, it's not us, it's you. We're only in love with the idea of you. Today we realize our alien tendencies as we broach our feelings of inadequacy regarding these deeply burnished birds. Do you truss us?
Episode 304: Lentils
October 26th, 2017 | 33 mins 2 secs
Welcome to The Laird of the Lentils: Super Tender Potential Edition. Today we reminisce about insufferable grandfathers and lovely advisors while discussing teenage pulse obsessions. We also give you a dumpster full of recipes.
Episode 303: Molasses Cookies
October 19th, 2017 | 23 mins 10 secs
Get out those index cards and red string to prep for the holidays. Today we dive into the ol' holiday cookie tin for a taxonomy lesson and find out a curious teenage obsession of Matthew's. Do you think Blackstrap Twinkles is a DJ, stripper, or grade school principal's name?
Episode 302: Stinky Cheese
October 12th, 2017 | 38 mins 25 secs
Professor Molly teaches Student Matthew all about washed rind cheeses through cheese guns, rind bravery, and cautionary tales. Blooming and ripe, we step out of the cheese cave and into the light before washing and smearing. We are so cultured.
Episode 301: Watermelon
October 5th, 2017 | 29 mins 17 secs
How many podcast hosts does it take to slice a watermelon? We nerd out big time while discussing seed spitting, thumping techniques, and ball conundrums while running into juicy troubles.
Episode 300: Bibimbap
September 28th, 2017 | 25 mins 51 secs
We've finally made it to 300 episodes, so are celebrating with Bibimbap and then maybe some brown diamonds. We sing about rice and the Facts of Life (again) while learning about hot stone bowls and experiments in patience.
Episode 299: Animal Crackers
September 21st, 2017 | 29 mins 43 secs
Follow the Animal Cracker trail down Memory Lane into the Red Carpeted Love Dungeon, which may be located in a parallel universe. We discuss string theories while playing Guess the Animal! and wonder where Bailey went.
Episode 298: Sorbet
September 14th, 2017 | 29 mins 21 secs
Wait! Before summer ends, we need to talk about Sorbet. Get ready for a palate cleanser and a history lesson. We gild our memories a bit, plan yet another retreat, and get excited about ritualized transactions while discussing the glorious Sorbet Age of yesteryear.
Episode 297: Frozen Chicken Pot Pie
September 7th, 2017 | 24 mins 44 secs
This week we tackle molten lava aka Chicken Pot Pie. We wonder where the pot comes in, discuss the appeal of crusty stew, and address Matthew's broken promises. Be sure to stick around till the end for a riveting word game.
Episode 296: Coconut Milk
August 31st, 2017 | 26 mins 47 secs
Welcome to the Red-Carpeted Love Dungeon! Alice navigates an obstacle course of cords as Matthew and Molly taste coconut milk and encounter Big Bird and Cookie Monster. Tummy aches may occur.
Episode 295: Boxed Mac and Cheese
August 24th, 2017 | 25 mins 34 secs
Straight from hell, we are Forever Friends who are desperate for some wind beneath our wings. As a cure for our heat wave, we decide to do some rolling boiling and consume bowls of steaming milky macaroni. This episode goes nowhere good, though it does feature babies and bunnies, so there is that.
Episode 294: Baby Snacks
August 17th, 2017 | 29 mins 30 secs
Make sure you are seated in an upright position while listening to this episode. We travel way way down memory lane as we discuss the vital importance of Cheerios and the merits of clear packaging. After a quick return through Busytown, we do a skills quiz to determine if we are mature enough for these snacks. The answer may surprise you.
Episode 293: Swiss Junk Food
August 10th, 2017 | 21 mins 56 secs
Today we are strangers in a strange box, this time of the Swiss variety. We narrowly avoid horse dental emergencies to explore mountains of chocolate alongside mis-pronunciations galore. No passport required.