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 10: Ham

    April 22nd, 2010  |  18 mins 13 secs

    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 g[...]

  • Episode 9: Crispy Potatoes

    April 9th, 2010  |  13 mins 52 secs

    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 [...]

  • Episode 8: Unpopular Fish

    March 25th, 2010  |  14 mins 38 secs

    Do you enjoy stinky little fish like sardines, anchovies, mackerel, and herring? We do. So does Becky Selengut of www.chefreinvented.com and Mission Sustainable, who joins us to help answer the age-old question: what is your power fish? We're on a mission to get you to eat weird fish.

  • Episode 7: Irish Spring

    March 15th, 2010  |  16 mins 42 secs

    Your hosts may not be Irish, but we make a mean corned beef and colcannon, not to mention fools of ourselves. Join us as we drink Guinness from the can (wrong!), discuss the etymology of bubble and squeak (not Irish!), and otherwise give St. Patrick[...]

  • Episode 6: Junk Food

    March 4th, 2010  |  21 mins 4 secs

    As a kid, Molly coveted Hostess Twinkies, and Matthew ate something called Jingles. This week, we bury our faces in childhood junk food favorites and ask: which salty and sugary sensations still make our mouths happy? We also find out, once and for [...]

  • Episode 5: Braising

    February 17th, 2010  |  19 mins 19 secs

    Only braising can get you through the winter alive. But what to braise? Matthew says meat. Molly says vegetables. If this strikes you as stereotypical, however, check out Matthew's gender-bending headgear.

  • Episode 4: Romantic Food

    February 12th, 2010  |  18 mins 18 secs

    As Shakespeare didn't put it, "If food be the food of love, eat food." That's how we would put it, though, and we are turning your Valentine's Day into a scorcher with a feast of noted aphrodisiacs, from green M&Ms to ambergris. You know that mo[...]

  • Episode 3: Milkshakes

    February 4th, 2010  |  15 mins 34 secs

    We're whizzing up trouble here in the Spilled Milk test kitchen, as your hosts make milkshakes and mistakes in equal measure. Follow us down the rabbit hole. Recipe: Chocolate malt. NOTE: Even though this episode has the Explicit tag, it is probably[...]

  • Episode 2: Winter Squash

    January 21st, 2010  |  25 mins 14 secs

    Winter squash is a big, scary vegetable. Matthew is scared of its sweet taste. Molly is scared of its thick skin. Can they put their fears to rest? What is the "throwdown method"? And is squash-licking fatal? Recipe: Warm Butternut and Chickpea Sala[...]

  • Episode 1: Fried Eggs

    January 7th, 2010  |  13 mins 15 secs

    Does everything taste better with a fried egg on top? Molly and Matthew come up with many things that do and a few that don't. Plus, the pros and cons of snowy white bottom. Recipe: Kimchi fried rice with a fried egg.