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 389: Pistachios

    June 13th, 2019  |  37 mins 39 secs

    Get ready for puberty metaphors, lawn paintings and Greek botanists because today we are talking about Pistachios. Molly disrespects the agenda and we painstakingly open seams to dip our toe into the dark web and debate when the Earth will die.

  • Episode 388: Peanut Butter Cups

    June 6th, 2019  |  44 mins

    Today we reveal the unfair legacy of the Reese daughters as we discuss textural perfection, microcrackles and torture devices along with cup size preferences. Buckle up because this episode is packed with secrets, duets and a quiz for the ages.

  • Episode 387: Quesadillas

    May 30th, 2019  |  28 mins 58 secs

    Today we keep it medium as we discuss yet another way to melt cheese on something. We wonder whether to start a cult and why not lunch? This is NOT a type of taco so don't even say it and remember never to question Producer Abby's editorial decisions.

  • Episode 386: Batch Cocktails

    May 23rd, 2019  |  33 mins 52 secs

    Today we welcome Guest Maggie Hoffman into the studio to teach us the ways of the batch cocktail. We learn that Matthew is stingy with ice, how to serve alcohol family style and what to do with leftover cocktail.

  • Episode 385: The Dishwasher

    May 16th, 2019  |  41 mins 15 secs

    Today we present the long awaited sequel to Washing Dishes, and heighten the drama with some bird watching, organ grinder monkeys and spiders. Matthew does some show-and-tell and we discover why good fences do make good neighbors, but not who is in the kitchen with Dinah.

  • Episode 384: Spicy Candy

    May 9th, 2019  |  28 mins 24 secs

    Today we go Xtreme. We swim through pools of saliva to eat hot worms, capsules and torpedoes. We learn some Spice Girls trivia, all about TRPV1, and the beginning of Molly's fear of dental emergencies.

  • Episode 383: Washing Dishes

    May 2nd, 2019  |  33 mins 25 secs

    Today we are good, giving and game about dish washing. We discuss racks, loads and peeing statues as we provide more tips and tricks than you can hope to handle. Sweaty hands and pet pigs make an appearance as well as Molly's sub-tweeting skills and Matthew's thoughts on pump action.

  • Episode 382: White Chocolate

    April 25th, 2019  |  39 mins 49 secs

    We get luxurious today as we reminisce about mall cookies, mousse and cake dreams while Molly shares her smizing skills. A new product is given the title Perfectly Engineered as we confront that age old question: What is chuck?

  • Episode 381: Cheese Toast

    April 18th, 2019  |  26 mins 35 secs

    How have we missed this!? Today Wilf Chumbly introduces us to the magic that is Cheese Toast. We debate wearing barrister wigs, the merits of LARPing and where the word "rarebit" comes from all while avoiding the dreaded burnt edges.

  • Episode 380: Pregnancy Cravings

    April 11th, 2019  |  27 mins 57 secs

    Today we bring you unfortunate accents, oral hygiene tips and some tales of Dorito Deficiency as we chat about pregnancy cravings. We also learn about the genetics of taste, Molly's new royal obsession and vampire lore. It is a pretty full episode.

  • Episode 379: MSG

    April 4th, 2019  |  30 mins 40 secs

    Get ready for the Salty Superheros! Today we get super science-ey yet again as we delve into that woefully misunderstood origin of flavor, MSG. We learn about the nocebo effect and palate concordance before starting a new religion.

  • Episode 378: Frozen Fruit

    March 28th, 2019  |  41 mins 3 secs

    Today we sample wild brick fruit at peak ripeness and return to Celestial Smoothies. We reminisce about Handsome Older Man Tony, newspaper shagging and raspberry coulis while wondering what it takes to be a mentor.

  • Episode 377: Sauerkraut

    March 21st, 2019  |  35 mins

    Today we discuss that favorite of moms everywhere, Sauerkraut. We learn about hot dogs in Vegas, CRISPR and what high rollers are. Get out the turkey gravy!

  • Episode 376: Cheesy Puffs

    March 14th, 2019  |  39 mins 16 secs

    Today we are confused but power through to find out just what cheesy puffs are. Molly remembers her history of cheese ball abuse as we discuss convening panels, oozing puffs and Superman trivia. Be sure to stick around for the Beautiful People of Friday Night Lights segment.

  • Episode 375: Savory Pancakes

    March 7th, 2019  |  31 mins 40 secs

    Today we go down rabbit holes to discover lots of fat and history as we munch on pancakes of the savory variety. Along the way we wonder where we got this idea, encounter a Japanese Patrick Swayze and find that the chance of a nap is 100%.

  • Episode 374: Hot Toddy

    February 28th, 2019  |  34 mins 7 secs

    Today we visit Warm Cocktail World to find out what kind of podcast this really is. We decide Matthew's bartending skills need some work as we encounter rolodex hackers, hot acid and oily sugar.