Spilled Milk

Molly Wizenberg and Matthew Amster-Burton

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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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33:52 | May 23rd

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. The Happiness Cocktail from Batch...Show More

23:02 | Jul 9th, 2015

With more straddling and mashing than necessary, we present you with Banana Bread. Sure what the freezer does to a banana is unspeakable, but we go there. For the listeners. Through speckles, mush, chunks and MILFs, today's conversation will make you...Show More
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33:01 | Dec 5th

Today we are getting grooves back, eating, praying and loving all under a Tuscan sun. Listen as we attempt to learn something useful about this Italian heirloom grain while avoiding data mining and attempting to thresh all night long. Links:Bluebir...Show More

48:16 | Nov 28th

Today we cover too much ground (ha ha) and wonder what love tastes like and how cool our friend's moms were. After confronting tornados, glass shards and homemade spice blends we still don't know why we are doing this episode. Time for a lie in! Li...Show More

34:15 | Nov 21st

Today our oaten biscuits are sweet, tinny and ready to go. We discuss classic literature, beach sand and British masterpieces as we taste test various biscuits that aid digestion and other things. Links:Homemade Carr's-Style Whole Wheat Crackers R...Show More

38:06 | Nov 14th

Today we meet Filbert and Kent Cobnut as we discuss the nut of the hazel. Molly invents diseases and tells us a story as we bet on the winner between shrub vs tree vs bush. Links:The Hazel-nut Child - Wikipedia

46:07 | Nov 7th

Spouseless Eating is back and its bigger and better than ever. We follow our corporate bylaws as we discuss breeding plumage, throngs, droves and how many peas are necessary. Any comments, email lormath@blarg. SAVORY LIMAS IN CREAM by Lynn Beaum...Show More

42:44 | Oct 31st

Today we embrace our inner bro and drink from The Slender Can. We confront kids in trench coats, sexy water, oval shaped circles and hard truths. Bet you didn't think we'd be talking lobbying and tax rates on this show, but we are full of surprises. ...Show More

34:06 | Oct 24th

Today we visit the most fertile of crescents and confront conspiracy theories to discuss Tahini. We are all over the place, from the renaming of Tammy to salt ponds to skimming hulls. All in all, we decide that we belong together and have way too man...Show More

32:04 | Oct 17th

Today we breathe life into whimsy, and note that Producer Abby will leave when she is good and ready. There are lots of notches on our bedposts and not a speck of chocolate anywhere as we slam poets and grate cinnamon sticks all in the hopes of disco...Show More

37:44 | Oct 10th

We open with a flashback to episode one, and the return of Keanut as we try to follow The Molly Way. While munching on Kimchi, we discover sophisticated pickles, the miracle of digestion and how hard it is to hold a pancake in the night. Links:How ...Show More

25:19 | Oct 3rd

Today we battle stickbiscuits, fake maple flavoring and the patriarchy to taste Pocky Sticks. After a DTR, we learn about Adult Milk and pick our favorite Pantone colors before deciding against harmonica lessons. It's for the best. Links:Dental Dam...Show More

45:23 | Sep 26th

For once in our lives we confront the annoyance of bacon and thundering hooves to discuss the wonder that is pancetta. We chat with Special Guest Dan Ahdoot about blanching bacon and our favorite pasta dishes as we are touched with the meat wave. S...Show More

31:32 | Sep 19th

Rated: NFJ (Not For June) Today we discuss feeding different needs, cookie texture and whether we've ever been to a baseball game. Volume quirks and numerical settings may seem boring at first but just wait until the end when we finish simultaneously...Show More

55:56 | Sep 12th

Finally the episode you've all been waiting for, Matthew and Molly go Camping. Join us in the wilderness where we discuss spin-off series, down slope urination, and The Devil's Club as we sing songs around the campfire and wonder how cold can it real...Show More

41:11 | Sep 5th

This week we face our fears as we discover deceptively delicious chickpeas. As we decide if the skin fits and what to do with aquafaba, we put Producer Abby on blast and discover Molly's future apprenticeship. Links:How to Make Aquafaba | Minimalis...Show More

38:50 | Aug 29th

Today we reach into the vault with much less pep than expected as we talk about this lunch staple and embrace our inner Don Draper. We discuss sandwich protection, to crust or not to crust and BYOPBJ while Molly still can't get over human composting...Show More

05:49 | Aug 28th

Here’s a new podcast for you! We Love You (and So Can You) is part reality show, part self-love school, and the best makeover podcast out there. Hosts Kristen Meinzer and Jolenta Greenberg (from By the Book) draw on their extensive knowledge of self-...Show More

36:08 | Aug 22nd

Today we listen to the sound of nostalgia as we consume Taco Salad with (almost) all of the fixings. Molly gets morbid and yet again, brings it around to Willy Wonka as Matthew decides the order of composting. After a whole lot of vamping we are fina...Show More

22:38 | Aug 15th

Today we eat these salty, delicious snacks and bemoan their caloric deficiencies. We discuss methods of tantrum prevention, childhood freak-outs and mean dentists as we wonder if this is funny at all. Links:How Roasted Seaweed Snacks Are Made - You...Show More

55:37 | Aug 8th

Today we embark on a field trip! All the way to REI. We become Dehydrated Gourmets as we test our limits reconstituting meals through hordes of chipmunks, creepy camp songs and a whole lot of vamping. Nothing can prepare you for our Inner Enchantment...Show More

30:23 | Aug 1st

Today we start out and end up the same way, confused. We are either early adopters or late bloomers as we try to discover what this stuff is and why. Through mouth mortar and puberty powder we chat about Matrix themed threesomes, pod people and the b...Show More

35:37 | Jul 25th

This week we introduce you to Sylvia and The Sourdough Diaries as we become starter parents and make trillions of new friends. We get really excited about Pliny the Elder as we myth bust and debunk all over the place. Look forward to a dense crumb, m...Show More

40:23 | Jul 18th

Get ready for us to crumb to life as we order a pizza live on the air, in real time. We are inspired by the robust Supreme Pizza as we discuss meal trains, slumber parties and the plights of delivery drivers as we learn the difference between hot ba...Show More

43:02 | Jul 11th

Today we embrace our identities as consistent jerks as we discuss whether what we are tasting is nutty or are we just lazy. We learn about tongue blossoms and cauliflower ears, the emotional fragility of cheese companies and some really gross museums...Show More

35:41 | Jul 4th

What's up dill weed? Today we try not to yuck your yum as we go through M & M's spice drawers. We learn about Matthew's annual Great Spice Purge while debating Muppets vs. Disney, and the importance of decanting. #spiceorganizationremodelgoals Lin...Show More

51:00 | Jun 27th

Up your picnic game and church key parties with these bromeliads. Today we grow more tender as we learn about etymology and Matthew's bat biases while eating the apple of pine. These tart and juicy infructescences lead us to domain squatting, earldom...Show More

30:48 | Jun 20th

Today we learn that these chips are not ridged for pleasure, but for oral discomfort. We encounter alligators, crocodiles and the ice cream truck while debating who is the Big Dipper and who is the Little Dipper. Links:The opposite of fancy | Orang...Show More

37:39 | Jun 13th

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. Lin...Show More

44:00 | Jun 6th

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.