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Matthew Amster-Burton

Host of Spilled Milk
Matthew Amster-Burton is a writer and comedian living in Seattle. He is the author of the YA novel OUR SECRET BETTER LIVES and four nonfiction books. He is the co-host, with Molly Wizenberg, of the hit comedy Podcast Spilled Milk.
Recent episodes featuring Matthew Amster-Burton
Episode 411: Hazelnuts
Spilled Milk
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
Episode 410: Spouseless Eating 2
Spilled Milk
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 Beaumont 1 pkg. frozen lima beans or frozen shelled edamame 1-1/3rd c. cream 6 thin slices of onion or 1 T. dried onion flakes 3 cloves 2 bay leaves Dash of nutmeg Fresh ground pepper and salt to taste ¼ c. butter Cook limas or edamame according to package. Combine rest of ingredients except butter in a saucepan and bring to a simmer. Let simmer for 5 minutes. Drain beans and add butter to beans. Strain cream mixture over beans and taste for salt. Pour all into a big bowl and enjoy! Bon appetit!Links:The Fixed Stars by Molly Wizenberg :: Book LarderSpilled Milk Podcast - PostsFuschsia Dunlop's Ma Po Tofu Recipe on Food52Spilled Milk: Episode 32: Spouseless Eating
Episode 409: Hard Seltzer
Spilled Milk
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. Links:How White Claw and hard seltzer became beloved by American bros - Business InsiderThe White Claw Tax Law Flaw : Planet Money : NPRPura Still | Spiked Still Water"Ghost in a Sheet" Print | Jack Sjogren
Episode 408: Tahini
Spilled Milk
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 many episodes. Links:Radicchio with Tahini and Sesame Seeds Recipe | Bon AppetitSweet Potatoes With Tahini Butter Recipe - NYT CookingSpilled Milk: Episode 197: SesameSpilled Milk: Episode 342: HalvaSpilled Milk: Episode 231: HummusWarm Butternut and Chickpea Salad with Tahini
Episode 407: Snickerdoodles
Spilled Milk
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 discovering if we are Snickerdoodle people or not. Links:New-Fashioned Snickerdoodles Recipe | Serious Eats
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Seattle, WA, USA
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Podcast Count
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1 week, 13 hours