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Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio

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Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio
Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio

Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio

Milk Street Radio

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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.

Latest Episodes

The Zoo Chef: Catering to Lions, Tigers and Bears

Every day, zoo chef Stacy Kyles prepares breakfast, lunch and dinner for 600 animals at the Oakland Zoo. This week, we chat about how she feeds the pickiest eaters, how she celebrates birthdays at the zoo and what everyone eats—from watermelon-licking lions to smoothie-guzzling primates. Plus, we discover Tokyo’s Neapolitan pizza scene; we make a Greek-style risotto; and Dr. Aaron Carroll demystifies the latest study on eggs and health. For this week's recipe, Tomato Rice with Oregano and Feta, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/tomato-rice 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 This week's sponsors: Learn about Red Boat and find recipes at https://redboatfishsauce.com. Enter code MILK during checkout for free shipping. Go to https://masterclass.com/MILK for $30 off your first year of the All-Ac...

52 MIN3 days ago
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The Zoo Chef: Catering to Lions, Tigers and Bears

The Lost Kitchen: Erin French Has 20,000 Restaurant Reservations in Freedom, Maine

Following a tumultuous year, Erin French returned to her hometown of Freedom, Maine to open what is now one of the most exclusive restaurants in America, where the ingredients can be found in the garden, the waitlist is in the tens of thousands and the menu is always a surprise. Plus, we explore the pumpkin spice lifestyle; we make dump and stir Spanish Almond Cake; and Dr. Aaron Carroll explains the truth about fish and mercury. (Originally aired September 14, 2018.) For this week's recipe, Spanish Almond Cake, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/spanish-almond-cake-tarta-de-santiago 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

50 MIN1 weeks ago
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The Lost Kitchen: Erin French Has 20,000 Restaurant Reservations in Freedom, Maine

Cork Dorks: Inside the High-Stakes World of Sommeliers

Journalist Bianca Bosker takes us inside the high-end world of wine, from the big-money wine service at Michelin-starred restaurants to the grueling task of a blind tasting. Plus, we meet Bala Paiva, a Brazilian pro soccer player turned pro fish cutter; we discuss sous vide and the pursuit of culinary perfection with Alex Aïnouz; and we make Stir-Fried Black Pepper Chicken with Green Beans. For this week's recipe, Stir-Fried Black Pepper Chicken with Green Beans, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/stir-fried-black-pepper-chicken-green-beans-cambodia 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

51 MIN2 weeks ago
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Cork Dorks: Inside the High-Stakes World of Sommeliers

The Sporkful Presents: Why Hibachi Is Complicated

Dan Pashman of The Sporkful brings us the story of Rocky Aoki, a Japanese immigrant who created hibachi restaurants in America when he opened his first Benihana in 1964. We hear from people who knew Rocky, see the skill it takes to be a great hibachi chef and look at what happens when the performance becomes problematic.

30 MIN3 weeks ago
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The Sporkful Presents: Why Hibachi Is Complicated

Adam Conover Ruins Everything

This week, Adam Conover, host of the truTV series “Adam Ruins Everything,” challenges the myth of killer Halloween candy, bogus detox diets and the ethics of buying avocados. Plus, David Burtka transforms parties into events; we throw together an amazing Andalusian Tomato and Bread Soup; and Adam Gopnik stumbles across the perfect meal on vacation in Greece. For this week's recipe, Andalusian Tomato and Bread Soup, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/rich-tomato-toasted-bread-soup-bacon-prosciutto-salmorejo 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 This week's sponsors: Visit http://www.madeincookware.com/MILK and use promo code MILK for 15% off your first purchase. Scholarships at the New England Culinary Institute are still available for the Fall 2019 semester. Apply today or learn more at www.NEC...

53 MIN3 weeks ago
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Adam Conover Ruins Everything

Bizarre Adventures with Andrew Zimmern

Travel Channel host Andrew Zimmern has visited more than 170 countries in search of bizarre foods and fascinating people. We chat with him about coconut grubs, barbecued lizards and the happiest man on earth. Plus, we travel to Nablus and discover what may be the world’s best tahini; Dan Pashman ponders the etiquette of salt; and we make our new favorite dessert, Vivian Howard’s Sweet Fresh Corn Pudding.\ For this week's recipe, Sweet Fresh Corn Pudding, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/sweet-fresh-corn-pudding-souffle\ Milk Street Radio Listener Survey: Visit http://177milkstreet.com/radiosurvey to fill out our listener survey and enter for a chance to win a $100 gift card at the Milk Street online store.\ This week's sponsors: Learn about Red Boat and find recipes at https://redboatfishsauce.com. Enter code MILK during checkout for free shipping.\ Go to https://masterclass.com/MILK for $30 off your first year of the All-Access Pass.

53 MINAUG 16
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Bizarre Adventures with Andrew Zimmern

The Cooking Gene: Michael Twitty Stirs Up the South

This week, we talk to Michael Twitty, author of “The Cooking Gene,” about his fascinating journey of self-discovery through food and DNA. Plus, we chat with Vince Dixon about why foods go viral; Stephen Meuse reveals the best questions to ask the next time you buy a bottle of wine; and we find a fix for flavorless tomatoes. (Originally aired August 31, 2018.) For this week's recipe, Tomato-Herb Salad with Sumac, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/grilled-oven-strip-steak-chimichurri-argentina Milk Street Radio Listener Survey: Visit http://177milkstreet.com/radiosurvey to fill out our listener survey and enter for a chance to win a $100 gift card at the Milk Street online store.

51 MINAUG 9
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The Cooking Gene: Michael Twitty Stirs Up the South

Savage Feast: Culinary Adventures from the Soviet Union

This week, Boris Fishman tells his family's astonishing story—from the exploits of his grandfather, a barber/black marketeer who escaped the Soviet Union draft on the roof of a train, to his family's arrival in Brooklyn, where they rediscovered the dishes of their Belarusian roots. Plus, Dr. Aaron Carroll takes a hard look at the vegan diet; we discover Argentina's surprising secret to perfectly grilled steak; and we meet the man who invented a $10 million strawberry picking robot. For this week's recipe, Oven-Perfect Strip Steak with Chimichurri, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/grilled-oven-strip-steak-chimichurri-argentina Milk Street Radio Listener Survey: Visit http://177milkstreet.com/radiosurvey to fill out our listener survey and enter for a chance to win a $100 gift card at the Milk Street online store. 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 R...

51 MINAUG 3
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Savage Feast: Culinary Adventures from the Soviet Union

Bugs: They're What's for Dinner

Bugs are the future of food, according to Daniella Martin, from waxworm taco filling to chirp chips to fried shrimp (or, fried sago grub that tastes like shrimp). Plus, Serious Eats founder Ed Levine gives us an inside look at how to start a food media empire; Alex Aïnouz investigates the art and science of making mozzarella; and we share our recipe for Barbados Grilled Fish with a local hot sauce. For this week's recipe, Barbados Grilled Fish, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/barbados-mahi-mahi-spicy-grilled-fish Milk Street Radio Listener Survey: Visit http://177milkstreet.com/radiosurvey to fill out our listener survey and enter for a chance to win a $100 gift card at the Milk Street online store. This week's sponsor: Learn about Red Boat and find recipes at https://redboatfishsauce.com. Enter code MILK during checkout for free shipping.

52 MINJUL 26
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Bugs: They're What's for Dinner

Insider's Italy: An Off-The-Grid Travel Guide with Matt Goulding

Matt Goulding, author of “Pasta, Pane, Vino,” lets us in on Italy’s best-kept secrets. Plus, Liz Alpern and Jeffrey Yoskowitz present “The Gefilte Manifesto,” a definitive guide to modern Ashkenazi Jewish cuisine; we prepare Taiwanese Grilled Corn; and Dan Pashman tells us about his trip to the Library of Congress Cooking Club. (Originally aired Aug. 2, 2018.) For this week's recipe, Taiwanese Grilled Corn, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/taiwanese-style-grilled-corn 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

50 MINJUL 20
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Insider's Italy: An Off-The-Grid Travel Guide with Matt Goulding

Latest Episodes

The Zoo Chef: Catering to Lions, Tigers and Bears

Every day, zoo chef Stacy Kyles prepares breakfast, lunch and dinner for 600 animals at the Oakland Zoo. This week, we chat about how she feeds the pickiest eaters, how she celebrates birthdays at the zoo and what everyone eats—from watermelon-licking lions to smoothie-guzzling primates. Plus, we discover Tokyo’s Neapolitan pizza scene; we make a Greek-style risotto; and Dr. Aaron Carroll demystifies the latest study on eggs and health. For this week's recipe, Tomato Rice with Oregano and Feta, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/tomato-rice 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 This week's sponsors: Learn about Red Boat and find recipes at https://redboatfishsauce.com. Enter code MILK during checkout for free shipping. Go to https://masterclass.com/MILK for $30 off your first year of the All-Ac...

52 MIN3 days ago
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The Zoo Chef: Catering to Lions, Tigers and Bears

The Lost Kitchen: Erin French Has 20,000 Restaurant Reservations in Freedom, Maine

Following a tumultuous year, Erin French returned to her hometown of Freedom, Maine to open what is now one of the most exclusive restaurants in America, where the ingredients can be found in the garden, the waitlist is in the tens of thousands and the menu is always a surprise. Plus, we explore the pumpkin spice lifestyle; we make dump and stir Spanish Almond Cake; and Dr. Aaron Carroll explains the truth about fish and mercury. (Originally aired September 14, 2018.) For this week's recipe, Spanish Almond Cake, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/spanish-almond-cake-tarta-de-santiago 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

50 MIN1 weeks ago
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The Lost Kitchen: Erin French Has 20,000 Restaurant Reservations in Freedom, Maine

Cork Dorks: Inside the High-Stakes World of Sommeliers

Journalist Bianca Bosker takes us inside the high-end world of wine, from the big-money wine service at Michelin-starred restaurants to the grueling task of a blind tasting. Plus, we meet Bala Paiva, a Brazilian pro soccer player turned pro fish cutter; we discuss sous vide and the pursuit of culinary perfection with Alex Aïnouz; and we make Stir-Fried Black Pepper Chicken with Green Beans. For this week's recipe, Stir-Fried Black Pepper Chicken with Green Beans, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/stir-fried-black-pepper-chicken-green-beans-cambodia 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

51 MIN2 weeks ago
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Cork Dorks: Inside the High-Stakes World of Sommeliers

The Sporkful Presents: Why Hibachi Is Complicated

Dan Pashman of The Sporkful brings us the story of Rocky Aoki, a Japanese immigrant who created hibachi restaurants in America when he opened his first Benihana in 1964. We hear from people who knew Rocky, see the skill it takes to be a great hibachi chef and look at what happens when the performance becomes problematic.

30 MIN3 weeks ago
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The Sporkful Presents: Why Hibachi Is Complicated

Adam Conover Ruins Everything

This week, Adam Conover, host of the truTV series “Adam Ruins Everything,” challenges the myth of killer Halloween candy, bogus detox diets and the ethics of buying avocados. Plus, David Burtka transforms parties into events; we throw together an amazing Andalusian Tomato and Bread Soup; and Adam Gopnik stumbles across the perfect meal on vacation in Greece. For this week's recipe, Andalusian Tomato and Bread Soup, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/rich-tomato-toasted-bread-soup-bacon-prosciutto-salmorejo 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 This week's sponsors: Visit http://www.madeincookware.com/MILK and use promo code MILK for 15% off your first purchase. Scholarships at the New England Culinary Institute are still available for the Fall 2019 semester. Apply today or learn more at www.NEC...

53 MIN3 weeks ago
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Adam Conover Ruins Everything

Bizarre Adventures with Andrew Zimmern

Travel Channel host Andrew Zimmern has visited more than 170 countries in search of bizarre foods and fascinating people. We chat with him about coconut grubs, barbecued lizards and the happiest man on earth. Plus, we travel to Nablus and discover what may be the world’s best tahini; Dan Pashman ponders the etiquette of salt; and we make our new favorite dessert, Vivian Howard’s Sweet Fresh Corn Pudding.\ For this week's recipe, Sweet Fresh Corn Pudding, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/sweet-fresh-corn-pudding-souffle\ Milk Street Radio Listener Survey: Visit http://177milkstreet.com/radiosurvey to fill out our listener survey and enter for a chance to win a $100 gift card at the Milk Street online store.\ This week's sponsors: Learn about Red Boat and find recipes at https://redboatfishsauce.com. Enter code MILK during checkout for free shipping.\ Go to https://masterclass.com/MILK for $30 off your first year of the All-Access Pass.

53 MINAUG 16
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Bizarre Adventures with Andrew Zimmern

The Cooking Gene: Michael Twitty Stirs Up the South

This week, we talk to Michael Twitty, author of “The Cooking Gene,” about his fascinating journey of self-discovery through food and DNA. Plus, we chat with Vince Dixon about why foods go viral; Stephen Meuse reveals the best questions to ask the next time you buy a bottle of wine; and we find a fix for flavorless tomatoes. (Originally aired August 31, 2018.) For this week's recipe, Tomato-Herb Salad with Sumac, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/grilled-oven-strip-steak-chimichurri-argentina Milk Street Radio Listener Survey: Visit http://177milkstreet.com/radiosurvey to fill out our listener survey and enter for a chance to win a $100 gift card at the Milk Street online store.

51 MINAUG 9
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The Cooking Gene: Michael Twitty Stirs Up the South

Savage Feast: Culinary Adventures from the Soviet Union

This week, Boris Fishman tells his family's astonishing story—from the exploits of his grandfather, a barber/black marketeer who escaped the Soviet Union draft on the roof of a train, to his family's arrival in Brooklyn, where they rediscovered the dishes of their Belarusian roots. Plus, Dr. Aaron Carroll takes a hard look at the vegan diet; we discover Argentina's surprising secret to perfectly grilled steak; and we meet the man who invented a $10 million strawberry picking robot. For this week's recipe, Oven-Perfect Strip Steak with Chimichurri, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/grilled-oven-strip-steak-chimichurri-argentina Milk Street Radio Listener Survey: Visit http://177milkstreet.com/radiosurvey to fill out our listener survey and enter for a chance to win a $100 gift card at the Milk Street online store. 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 R...

51 MINAUG 3
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Savage Feast: Culinary Adventures from the Soviet Union

Bugs: They're What's for Dinner

Bugs are the future of food, according to Daniella Martin, from waxworm taco filling to chirp chips to fried shrimp (or, fried sago grub that tastes like shrimp). Plus, Serious Eats founder Ed Levine gives us an inside look at how to start a food media empire; Alex Aïnouz investigates the art and science of making mozzarella; and we share our recipe for Barbados Grilled Fish with a local hot sauce. For this week's recipe, Barbados Grilled Fish, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/barbados-mahi-mahi-spicy-grilled-fish Milk Street Radio Listener Survey: Visit http://177milkstreet.com/radiosurvey to fill out our listener survey and enter for a chance to win a $100 gift card at the Milk Street online store. This week's sponsor: Learn about Red Boat and find recipes at https://redboatfishsauce.com. Enter code MILK during checkout for free shipping.

52 MINJUL 26
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Bugs: They're What's for Dinner

Insider's Italy: An Off-The-Grid Travel Guide with Matt Goulding

Matt Goulding, author of “Pasta, Pane, Vino,” lets us in on Italy’s best-kept secrets. Plus, Liz Alpern and Jeffrey Yoskowitz present “The Gefilte Manifesto,” a definitive guide to modern Ashkenazi Jewish cuisine; we prepare Taiwanese Grilled Corn; and Dan Pashman tells us about his trip to the Library of Congress Cooking Club. (Originally aired Aug. 2, 2018.) For this week's recipe, Taiwanese Grilled Corn, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/taiwanese-style-grilled-corn 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

50 MINJUL 20
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Insider's Italy: An Off-The-Grid Travel Guide with Matt Goulding

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