22Apr, 2010

Episode 10: Ham

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Here at Spilled Milk, our Easter party is still raging, because we can’t stop eating ham. Dry-cured, wet-cured, we don’t care: we love and investigate them all, with stops in Spain, the mall, and the Middle Ages. Recipe: Greens with ham and cheesy grits. www.spilledmilkpodcast.com

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22Apr, 2010

Greens with Ham and Cheesy Grits (Recipe from Episode 10)

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*For the greens:*
2 tablespoons lard or other fat
1 medium onion, diced
1 bunch kale or collard greens
1 cup wet-cured ham (such as Hormel Cure 81), diced
1 cup water
salt and pepper

1. *Prepare the greens.* Remove the stems and slice the leaves into 1/2-inch strips.

2. Heat the lard in a stockpot over medium-high. […]

9Apr, 2010

Episode 9: Crispy Potatoes

By |April 9th, 2010|Episode|3 Comments

Do you smell something burning? Sorry, that was us. Not even the smoke alarm can deter us from our mission to make crispy potatoes two ways. Plus, Matthew’s freezer contains an embarrassing secret. Again. Recipes: Smashed Roasted Potatoes; Cold-Oil French Fries. www.spilledmilkpodcast.com

9Apr, 2010

Cold Oil French Fries (recipe from Episode 9)

By |April 9th, 2010|Recipe|4 Comments

*Cold Oil French Fries*
Cook’s Illustrated, August 2009

*IMPORTANT NOTE:* If you’re using an electric stove, high heat is too high; try medium-high. In any case, don’t step away from the pot while frying.

2 1/2 lbs Yukon Gold Potatoes (about 6 medium), scrubbed, dried, sides squared off, and cut lengthwise in 1/4 inch by 1/4 inch batons
6 […]

9Apr, 2010

Smashed Roasted Potatoes (recipe from Episode 9)

By |April 9th, 2010|Recipe|5 Comments

Adapted from Fine Cooking, January 2007

12 to 15 baby red or yellow potatoes, 1.5 to 2 inches in diameter
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 cup olive oil

1. In a saucepan, boil the potatoes with in salted water. Simmer until cooked through, 30 to 35 minutes total. Drain and place the potatoes on a dishtowel.

2. Using […]

3Apr, 2010

Message to the faithful

By |April 3rd, 2010|News|3 Comments

We’ve been on the road and are therefore behind on our responsibility to you, our beloved listeners. _Do not fear._ We’ll have an all-new episode for you next week.