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 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.

  • Episode 373: Flip Yogurt

    February 21st, 2019  |  32 mins 24 secs

    Today we prove that we are not Car Talk by talking about sidecars, horsepower, torque and The Monkees. We find out if M & M are MFEO and learn to watch out for cherbies. Let's be real, this is all tangents.

  • Episode 372: Oklahoma City

    February 14th, 2019  |  32 mins 46 secs

    We are coming to you live from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma with a love letter episode to Molly's hometown. We hit up all the most iconic spots: Borg's, Nichol's Hills, the Fretwell's house, Casady Square and the various (now closed) storefronts of Molly's youth. Happy Valentine's Day! Be sure to stay away from Michael Douglas.

  • Episode 371: Slurpees

    February 7th, 2019  |  44 mins 38 secs

    Field trip! Today we make our true yet invalid opinions about Slurpees known to the world. We discover M & M's birthstones and their favorite My Little Pony characters, all while battling some serious brain freeze.

  • Episode 370: Fried Rice

    January 31st, 2019  |  35 mins 57 secs

    Put on your VR helmets because it's time for Molly's annual review and to talk about confetti rice. We discuss backbone aromatics, injured fingers and studded food as we decide what was authentic for the time.

  • Episode 369: Mayonnaise

    January 24th, 2019  |  44 mins 56 secs

    Welcome to Matthew's nightmare. Today we wade through some Back to the Future trivia to bring you a live mayo demonstration and an attempt at exposure therapy. Spoiler alert: we just end up tired.

  • Episode 368: Rotisserie Chicken

    January 17th, 2019  |  36 mins 49 secs

    Welcome to The Danger Zone! Neither wind nor downed telephone poles nor minor illnesses will prevent us from bringing you some Molly bait, aka Rotisserie Chicken. Hop on the train of discussion as we learn the real definition of vegetarianism and remind Molly that this is, indeed, a comedy show.