315 episodes

Milk Street Radio travels the world to discover how food and cooking are changing lives and cultures, from $13,500 melons in Japan and computer-generated cookie recipes to the home cooking of Ina Garten and Egyptian fast food in Berlin.
Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio Milk Street Radio

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 5 Ratings

Milk Street Radio travels the world to discover how food and cooking are changing lives and cultures, from $13,500 melons in Japan and computer-generated cookie recipes to the home cooking of Ina Garten and Egyptian fast food in Berlin.
Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Butter Cows, Ugly Cakes and Blue Ribbons: Welcome to the State Fair!

    Butter Cows, Ugly Cakes and Blue Ribbons: Welcome to the State Fair!

    We dive into the world of state, county and agricultural fairs with Marla Calico to learn about their history, impact and why roast beef sundaes are all the rage at fairgrounds across the country. Plus, we head to the Iowa State Fair to meet the woman who carves cows out of butter and the kids striving to create the world’s ugliest cake. We also get a crash course in wine from sommelier André Hueston Mack and we make Eggplant and Tahini Dip.
    Get this week’s recipe for Eggplant and Tahini Dip here.
    We want to hear your culinary tips! Share your cooking hacks, secret ingredients or unexpected techniques with us for a chance to hear yourself on Milk Street Radio! Here's how: https://www.177milkstreet.com/radiotips
    Listen to Milk Street Radio on: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 50 min
    The Secret History of Home Economics

    The Secret History of Home Economics

    Author Danielle Dreilinger tells us the surprising history of home economics. We hear about its origins as a scientific movement that wanted to change the world and find out how it brought us Betty Crocker, astronaut food and the Rice Krispies treat. Plus, listeners share their Home Ec memories, lessons and tales of disaster. Also on the show: Kim Severson of the New York Times explores the rise of hydroponic farming, we get a lesson in Palestinian home cooking from Nadia Gilbert, and we learn a Filipino recipe for chicken soup. (Originally aired September 16, 2021.)
    Get this week’s recipe for Filipino-Style Chicken Soup with Coconut and Lemon Grass here.
    We want to hear your culinary tips! Share your cooking hacks, secret ingredients or unexpected techniques with us for a chance to hear yourself on Milk Street Radio! Here's how: https://www.177milkstreet.com/radiotips
    Listen to Milk Street Radio on: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 50 min
    Milk Street Special: Italy's Best Kept Food Secrets

    Milk Street Special: Italy's Best Kept Food Secrets

    In this special episode, we share a few of our favorite moments about Italy's culinary treasures from the last few years. Vicky Bennison takes us behind the scenes of Pasta Grannies, her YouTube channel that documents Italian grandmothers making pasta the old-fashioned way; Matt Goulding, author of “Pasta, Pane, Vino,” lets us in on Italy’s best-kept secrets; and we make Neapolitan Meatballs.
    Listen to Milk Street Radio on: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 35 min
    Michael Twitty's Kosher Soul

    Michael Twitty's Kosher Soul

    Writer and historian Michael Twitty shares the stories and foods of the African and Jewish diasporas. Plus, we explore the wide world of breakfast cereals with Gabe Fonseca, make spaghetti with parsley pesto and consider the apple with Dan Pashman.
    Get this week’s recipe for Spaghetti with Parsley Pesto.
    We want to hear your culinary tips! Share your cooking hacks, secret ingredients or unexpected techniques with us for a chance to hear yourself on Milk Street Radio! Here's how: https://www.177milkstreet.com/radiotips
    Listen to Milk Street Radio on: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 50 min
    From Asia with Love: Guangdong Meets Sydney

    From Asia with Love: Guangdong Meets Sydney

    Cookbook author Hetty McKinnon tells us about her Chinese-Australian upbringing, Vegemite brownies and why her mother calls to FaceTime her wok. Plus, we talk to the Trappist monk running the only Trappist Brewery in the U.S., learn to make the original Fettuccine Alfredo and get a lesson from Grant Barrett and Martha Barnette about all the sausage idioms used in Germany. (Originally aired June 10, 2021).
    Get this week’s recipe for Fettuccine Alfredo.
    We want to hear your culinary tips! Share your cooking hacks, secret ingredients or unexpected techniques with us for a chance to hear yourself on Milk Street Radio! Here's how: https://www.177milkstreet.com/radiotips
    Listen to Milk Street Radio on: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify


    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 51 min
    Eyeball Jell-O: Rhett & Link Taste-Test Everything

    Eyeball Jell-O: Rhett & Link Taste-Test Everything

    Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal, hosts of “Good Mythical Morning,” extol the virtues of Twinkie Jell-O, order all the food off the Taco Bell menu through song and tell us what you’re not allowed to eat on YouTube. Plus, we discuss the current state of the restaurant industry with journalist Corey Mintz, Grant Barrett and Martha Barnette go nuts with their language lesson, and we learn how to make Crete’s anything-goes salad.
    Get this week’s recipe for Cretan Salad.
    We want to hear your culinary tips! Share your cooking hacks, secret ingredients or unexpected techniques with us for a chance to hear yourself on Milk Street Radio! Here's how: https://www.177milkstreet.com/radiotips
    Listen to Milk Street Radio on: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

Top Podcasts In Arts

Roman Mars
BBC Radio 4
The Moth
Somethin' Else / Sony Music Entertainment
iHeartPodcasts
NPR

You Might Also Like

American Public Media
Food52
Dan Pashman and Stitcher
KCRW
Ed Levine
Bon Appétit