Spilled Milk

A comedy show about food

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.

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  • Episode 34: Ramen

    March 17th, 2011  |  20 mins 40 secs

    Noodle, noodle, noodle all day. We're boiling up instant ramen. But wait! This isn't (just) our junk food tendencies taken to their inevitable final destination. We found some instant ramen with real depth. Dive into a cup noodle with us.

  • Episode 33: Parsnips

    March 3rd, 2011  |  13 mins 21 secs

    What's a carrot's evil twin? That's right, a parsnip! But they're far from evil. We love these sinewy roots roasted, pureed, mashed, stewed, and sauteed, and we're going to tell you how to select them and where you can st--er, how to cook them. (As [...]

  • Episode 32: Spouseless Eating

    February 17th, 2011  |  14 mins 29 secs

    You know the saying: when the spouses are away, Molly and Matthew eat soufflé. Except not really. This week, we share a piping hot Stouffer's French Bread Pizza and swap notes on peanut butter, Hot Pockets, ice cream sandwiches, and other delic[...]

  • Episode 31: Hot Dogs

    February 3rd, 2011  |  14 mins 32 secs

    This week we tackle everyone's favorite fleshy meat...uh, let's start over. This week we obsess over snappy tube steaks. No, wait. There's no good way to say this, is there? It's the hot dog episode. We love them and we're not afraid to say it.

  • Episode 30: Chicken Stock

    January 20th, 2011  |  18 mins 15 secs

    We're taking stock of the situation...with our tongues. Wait, that can't be right. We're slurping chicken stock--homemade and factory-squeezed--with surprising results and some shameful admissions along the way. Recipe: Chicken Stock. www.spilledmil[...]

  • Episode 29: Memories

    January 6th, 2011  |  15 mins 12 secs

    It's the dreaded clip show...with a twist! We're revisiting our favorite moments from our first year, but you've never heard these secret outtakes before. This ham-heavy trip down memory lane will have you clamoring for new episodes. Just like a regular clip show.

  • Episode 28: Fudge

    December 17th, 2010  |  15 mins 45 secs

    Oh, f----! We wanted to share delicious holiday fudge with you. Instead, we need therapy. And a crime scene cleanup crew. Paging the Byrd Brothers! Recipe: Chocolate Fudge.

  • Episode 27: Muffins

    December 2nd, 2010  |  15 mins 44 secs

    "Muffin" is not just a euphemism for cake. We've got bananas and blueberries on the brain, along with bran, gingerbread, and poppyseed. Recipes: Blueberry muffins; banana muffins.

  • Outtake: Mountain Dew

    November 19th, 2010  |  2 mins 15 secs

    This didn’t quite fit into an upcoming episode, so we’re posting it as a little extra for the true fans. This means you.

  • Episode 26: Soda

    November 18th, 2010  |  14 mins 48 secs

    Nothing takes us back to the sick days of our youth like lemon-lime soda. Lying in bed, listening to the Walkman, hoping you won't need the strategically-placed bucket: we are taking you back in time with an all-star lineup of 7-Up, Sprite, Bubble Up, and more. Urp.

  • Episode 25: Puffy Snacks

    November 4th, 2010  |  14 mins 44 secs

    Yes, it's another junk food bender as we eat our way through several bags of puffy snacks--Cheetos, Funyuns, and their kin--in front of a live audience. Along the crunchy way, we answer important questions, like "how do they puff these things?" and [...]

  • Episode 24: Burgers

    October 21st, 2010  |  15 mins 52 secs

    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[...]

  • Episode 23: Cucumbers

    October 7th, 2010  |  12 mins 46 secs

    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[...]

  • Episode 22: Chiles

    September 23rd, 2010  |  13 mins 14 secs

    Put on your pepper pants, people, because we're frying, pickling, and enchiladafying chiles today. We're crazy for medium-sized, medium-hot chiles (padrons, shishitos, anaheims, poblanos, and their cousins), and we're going to drive you crazy, too, [...]

  • Episode 21: Corn off the Cob

    September 16th, 2010  |  13 mins 54 secs

    How do you get your niblets off the cob? Wait, that's not a euphemism! Join us for a lunch of corn off the cob: how to buy it, how to coax the kernels off (still not a euphemism!), and how to cook it--or not cook it. Recipes: Tomato-Corn Salad; Spic[...]

  • Episode 20: Crackers

    September 2nd, 2010  |  15 mins 50 secs

    How were Triscuits created? What's that white powder on the outside of a White Cheddar Cheez-It? And what, exactly, does the "stoned" in Stoned Wheat Thins mean? Join us as we try, and mostly fail, to answer these questions. If you're nice, we'll te[...]