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 363: Multi Cookers (Instant Pot)

    December 13th, 2018  |  43 mins 27 secs

    Today, the Rice Cooker Vigilantes confront patent trolls and scary rap to bring you lots and lots of science. We drop truths you may not be able to handle, such as how dentures are like pressure cookers, whose instant pot is best and the ups and downs of natural vs manual release.

  • Episode 362: Bulk Bins

    December 6th, 2018  |  38 mins 28 secs

    Today, we are in a bulk state of mind as we discuss shrimp scoops, Amélie and our new #1 Fan. Eventually, Molly divulges her bulk section past and Matthew shows off his memorization skills. Oh, we also take luxury vehicles to task so this episode is a lot.

  • Episode 361: Risotto

    November 29th, 2018  |  33 mins 39 secs

    Welcome to... Risotto World! We've been given a mission and chosen to make it, blowing right through nap time in the process. This quickly devolves into our "sexiest" episode as we discuss scheduling adult time, building bedroom suspense and Carnaroli vs Arborio.

  • Episode 360: Cookies and Cream

    November 22nd, 2018  |  26 mins 59 secs

    So what if it is our second ice cream themed episode in one week? We do not have a problem so don't email us. Today we confront cookie smooshed frozen dairy desserts and ask: Are they cookie enough for us? Beware of false memories and melting blizzards.

  • Bonus: Milkshakes 2

    November 19th, 2018  |  47 mins 29 secs

    Welcome to Milkshakes: The Sequel. Today, we are steeped in legacy as we ponder the modern meaning of milkshake, whether you can be jealous of a high school and UPS drivers' secret coded language of beeps.

  • Episode 359: Stuffing

    November 15th, 2018  |  46 mins 15 secs

    Today we play Filling, Foam or Substance as we discuss that Thanksgiving staple, Stuffing. Molly vamps and Matthew fluffs as we wonder where the phalanges are, when was Ancient Rome and what potatoes have to do with anything.

  • Episode 358: Chicken and Rice

    November 8th, 2018  |  32 mins 23 secs

    Once again, we go way too broad. Today, we discuss Chicken and Rice complete with excessive saliva and slippery lessons. Matthew discloses his rebellious tendencies and Molly christens herself the Mother Dish.

  • Episode 357: Iceberg Lettuce

    November 1st, 2018  |  42 mins 36 secs

    Today, Julia Turshen joins us to devour and discuss Iceberg Lettuce. After a quick visit to therapy and Molly's mind's mouth, we reminisce about Individual Side Salad woes and lettuce cups before christening Matthew "The Iceberg Man". We get pretty defensive of this much maligned lettuce, though we do end the show by slamming iceberg heads...

  • Episode 356: Meal Planning

    October 25th, 2018  |  48 mins 16 secs

    Have your plow and Google calendar ready, because today we are discussing Meal Planning. This is one of those episodes that may be low on comedy but high on usefulness, or so we are telling ourselves. Matthew gets put into the hot seat as we find out about The Meat List and call his mom. We pass strings of mongers as we learn to stride ahead and try to alleviate meal guilt.

  • Bonus: Kahlúa Live Show

    October 22nd, 2018  |  29 mins 32 secs

    Today we have a mid-afternoon cocktail hour among strangers while deciding make out session requirements, our Hogwarts House and basic rhyming etiquette. While sipping on Kahlúa cold brew cocktails, we discover that Matthew’s car knowledge isn’t up to snuff and that Molly’s Friday night needs some work. Blankets not included.
    This episode is sponsored by Kahlúa. Please drink responsibly.

  • Episode 355: Peach vs Nectarine

    October 18th, 2018  |  25 mins 32 secs

    Forget Rocky vs Bullwinkle. This is the showdown we've all been waiting for! Today we embark on a skinless tasting and proceed to make things way more complicated than they need to be. Secret envelopes may be involved. Whispering fruits definitely make an appearance. But, no antlers were harmed in the making of this episode so don't write to us!

  • Episode 354: Leeks

    October 11th, 2018  |  47 mins 45 secs

    Grab your one euro logs and a sword, because today we are talking about Leeks. We learn about Matthew's unit price obsession and Molly's counter top sludge as we discuss the merits of this melting allium. Things will get dirty.

  • Bonus: Kahlúa Cocktails

    October 8th, 2018  |  32 mins 45 secs

    Pour a glass of Kahlúa and put on a sweater, we're going on a field trip! Today we discuss the slow passage of time, fashion cycles and snapchat suspicions as we sip on Espresso Martinis. We discover America's Last Top Model and which host is a ding-a-ling while coming up with some million dollar inventions. Bartender Mittens anyone!?
    This episode is sponsored by Kahlúa. Please drink responsibly.

  • Episode 353: Movie Candy

    October 4th, 2018  |  43 mins

    This week, we dive into boxes of Movie Candy while Matthew chickens out. Our intrepid hosts suffer bruised tongues and Red Vine abuse while chatting crushes, clammy hands and sexy librarians. Producer Abby strikes again!

  • Episode 352: Nectarines

    September 27th, 2018  |  40 mins 40 secs

    Trichomes, botany and provocative questions must mean we are talking about some very special stone fruit. Nectarines, though clingy and aged, are yummy and dominate. Just our type.

  • Episode 351: Shokupan

    September 20th, 2018  |  23 mins 14 secs

    This week we are a podcast for listening as we discuss Shokupan, the eraserbread. Bread cheeks, heels and ears all make an appearance along with some star making reenactments. Finally, we uncover a secret pastry brush obsession so be sure to swipe right.