Molly Wizenberg has been writing about food since 2004, which sounds less impressive than 1999, but oh well, whatever. Her proudest accomplishments include eating a lot of peanut butter and winning a dance marathon at her cousin's bat mitzvah. She's the author of two books, Delancey: A Man, a Woman, a Restaurant, a Marriage and A Homemade Life, both New York Times bestsellers.
January 10th, 2019 | 51 mins 14 secs
Rated NFJ (Not For June)
Today we live through excessive nibbling, alien abductions and more of Molly's Willy Wonka obsession to bring you an episode all about Baking Chips. Or Baking Morsels. Whatever they are called, they are better than any Baldwin.
January 3rd, 2019 | 42 mins 34 secs
Whether you boil, stuff or braise it, cabbage is a canvas. We chew into eternity as we become Cabbage Heads and discover that this beloved of brassicas will one day save us all. Get ready to ooh and ahh.
December 27th, 2018 | 43 mins 16 secs
Today our traffic jam of voices discusses holiday train sets, and hygge over glasses of painful wine. On our journey we encounter Hadrian's Wall, time capsules, space travel and even more fiery desserts than we planned on.
December 20th, 2018 | 33 mins 49 secs
Get out your foaming wands! Today we discover just how fun Matthew is to travel with and then we get all science-y again. We discover that anything can be yucky, some interesting mom facts, and that Medium Art 101 would be a great class.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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!
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.