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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.
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    • 4.2 • 2.3K 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.
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    The Secret World of Celebrity Catering with Mary Giuliani

    The Secret World of Celebrity Catering with Mary Giuliani

    Mary Giuliani, the author of catering tell-all “Tiny Hot Dogs,” idolizes Steve Martin in “The Jerk,” raises a murderous turtle and has a solution for any and every party disaster. Plus, we visit a Bhutanese Senior Lunch in Vermont; Adam Gopnik sells the role of coffee in civilization; and we dig into Soupe au Pistou from Provence.
    Get the recipe for Soup au Pistou. 
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    • 51 min
    The Perfect Cup: Great Homemade Coffee with James Hoffmann

    The Perfect Cup: Great Homemade Coffee with James Hoffmann

    YouTube coffee expert James Hoffmann shares the best, worst and weirdest coffee in the world—from his tried-and-true recipe for the ultimate cup at home to the time he tasted 70-year-old beans in Japan. Plus, Don and Petie Kladstrup tell us the story of the man who taught America to love Champagne; we make Beef Chili Colorado Tacos; and Adam Gopnik discusses the greatest food debates of our time.
    Get the recipe for Beef Chili Colorado Tacos.
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    • 50 min
    Kimchi and Rice: A True Story of War and Survival

    Kimchi and Rice: A True Story of War and Survival

    During the Korean War, Grace M. Cho’s mother was just a kid when she got separated from her family. Eventually, she found her way back home but had to survive on her own off of kimchi and rice for months. This week, Cho shares her mother’s story of war, survival and how cooking opened a door between generations.
    We also learn about ginseng digging in Appalachia; we make Spaghetti with Ricotta, Tomatoes, and Herbs; and Grant Barrett and Martha Barnette share the rules of the dinner table—and the best ways to break them.
    Get the recipe for Spaghetti with Ricotta, Tomatoes and Herbs.
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    • 50 min
    Nigella Lawson Is Not a Domestic Goddess

    Nigella Lawson Is Not a Domestic Goddess

    Nigella Lawson does not believe in guilty pleasures–instead, she believes in pleasure without guilt. This week, she reveals her food philosophy and shares the sublime art of eating chocolate in bed. Plus, we get a barbecue lesson from whole hog pitmaster Rodney Scott, Dan Pashman orders takeout through the mail, and we whip up Venetian polenta with shrimp and tomatoes. (Originally aired May 28, 2021.)
    Get the recipe for Polenta with Shrimp and Tomatoes.
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    • 51 min
    The Museum of Food Failures: From Crystal Pepsi and Life Savers Holes to Gerber Adult Singles

    The Museum of Food Failures: From Crystal Pepsi and Life Savers Holes to Gerber Adult Singles

    Dr. Samuel West is back to teach us about history’s greatest food failures, from Colgate’s frozen meals to the time Gerber made food for grown-ups. Plus, Massimo Montanari helps us uncover the true history of spaghetti; J. Kenji López-Alt tells us how to make the most perfect scrambled eggs; and we bake Chocolate Olive Oil Cake.
    Get this week's recipe, Chocolate Olive Oil Cake.
    A caller this week asked about corn tortillas. Chris’s favorite flour tortillas are from Caramelo.
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    • 50 min
    Pink Margarine? America's Greatest Food Fight

    Pink Margarine? America's Greatest Food Fight

    99% Invisible’s Chris Berube shares margarine’s secret history—from Supreme Court battles to Eleanor Roosevelt’s advertising campaign—and why in some states you could only buy margarine that was dyed pink or black. Plus, we learn about snacks from around the world with Unsnackable’s Folu Akinkuotu; Dan Pashman tells us what there is to love about canned foods; and we make Brazilian-Style Pizza.
    Get this week's recipe, Brazilian-Style Pizza Carbonara.
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    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
2.3K Ratings

2.3K Ratings

Matt Lowes ,

Excellent Food Storytelling!

I am always impressed by the many different guests who appear on the Milk Street podcast. Their perspectives on food and cooking are diverse and insightful. This podcast is a go-to in my weekly rotation and it always leaves me inspired to cook something new. Strongly recommend!

Jargonwise ,

A new favorite

I recently started listening to this Podcast and find it fun and informative. It’s one of my favorites, and I look forward to tuning in every week. I especially like the question and answer segment with Chris Kimball and Sara Moulton. Thanks for a great listen.

RosalynHarris ,

Best Cooking Show

Love the evolution of Christopher K and the diversity of the talks, stories, recipes and interviews are genuine.

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