November 29th, 2012 | 17 mins 12 secs
We're strolling down memory lane again, and this time, we're checking out cans. From SpaghettiOs to tiny burgers in soup, we're revisiting the canned foods of our youth, and hey, would you look at that: we didn't even maim ourselves on the can...
November 15th, 2012 | 16 mins 17 secs
Five out of five dentists recommend listening to this episode, because there is as of yet no known mechanism for sound waves to cause tooth decay. Unless you lie around listening to the show for days on end without brushing your teeth, in which case...
November 1st, 2012 | 16 mins 19 secs
Do you still have nightmares about stinky little green heads on your childhood dinner plate? We're here for a grownup look at Brussels sprouts, with a hearty dose of heavy cream and hot metal. (Just kidding; we've never done anything grownup on this...
October 18th, 2012 | 15 mins 36 secs
Yes, we love the real Chinese food you can get in major Western cities today. But we've never lost our taste for the gloopy takeout we ate as kids. That's why we're feasting this week on beef with snow peas, sweet and sour chicken, and other...
October 4th, 2012 | 19 mins 47 secs
Gather round, friends. We have a special treat for you: plain yogurt. Yeah, we said it. This week we climb into a metaphorical vat of probiotic goodness and discuss texture, mix-ins, and made-up yogurt science. Includes a rare Molly-Matthew...
September 20th, 2012 | 12 mins 49 secs
We’ve got mail, and it’s a box full of tiny brains, mini mushrooms, little fish, and Pocky. Tune in, Tokyo: it’s Japanese snack time. www.spilledmilkpodcast.com
Mountain Mushroom cookies
Green tea mochi balls
September 6th, 2012 | 16 mins 30 secs
This week, we're lacing up our boots, buying a truffle pig, and going foraging in the Safeway produce section. From criminis to shiitakes, Matthew and Molly discuss the finer points of our most common fungi and, once and probably not for all, answer...
August 23rd, 2012 | 18 mins 18 secs
If you could have one day of unlimited travel, cash, and stomach capacity, plus the power to raise dead breakfast cooks, what would you eat? (Hmm, that makes it sound like we advocate eating zombies.) Molly and Matthew select their ultimate breakfast,...
August 9th, 2012 | 18 mins 23 secs
When we were in grade school, bringing a granola bar in your lunch box was a key factor in the daily struggle to avoid ostracism. But you had to pledge to one of the rival gangs: the Crunchies, the Chewies, or the Kudos. Learn about our secret gang...
July 25th, 2012 | 17 mins 25 secs
Greetings from Spilled Milk University. First, the zoology department weighs in on how bees make honey (we have no idea). Next, to the law school, where the judge weighs in on whether honey is theft. Finally, the school of culinary arts, where fingers...
July 12th, 2012 | 18 mins 4 secs
What makes a meatball tender and juicy? The Filler Man knows. We discuss how to make them, how to cook them, and then things get a little bulgur. Recipes: Chicken and Spinach Meatballs; Cafe Lago...
June 28th, 2012 | 14 mins 58 secs
Molly and Matthew get wings, fly high like a starfruit, unleash the beast, and get in touch with our inner rockstars. We're here to answer one question: do energy drinks have any culinary merit? The answer may surprise you. (But probably not.)...
June 14th, 2012 | 16 mins 29 secs
Hoo boy, we've cranked the juvenile up to 11 (years old). We're talking about American-style hard tacos, and if the phrase "American-style hard tacos" is already making you snicker, you're our kind of people. EXPLICIT. www.spilledmilkpodcast.com
May 31st, 2012 | 17 mins 45 secs
It’s green. It’s leafy. It makes your teeth feel like you’ve been slimed, Ghostbusters-style. Join us as we savor an all-spinach lunch, straight from President Taft’s bathtub. www.spilledmilkpodcast.com
May 17th, 2012 | 14 mins 33 secs
This episode is dedicated to those among you who, like us, spent your youth sucking on Sour Patch Kids until your tongue was raw and bleeding. We'll see you in the drugstore parking lot, and don't forget the sour watermelon slices. EXPLICIT....
May 4th, 2012 | 17 mins 53 secs
Everyone knows that size doesn't matter, except when it comes to asparagus. This week on Spilled Milk, we're discussing the finer points of our favorite spring vegetable: to snap or to cut, to peel or not to peel, to roast or to butter-poach, and w[...]