Melissa Baldino

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  • Username: mbaldino
  • Media Director
  • Role: Producer/Reporter: Independent

Recent Pieces from Melissa Baldino

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407: Twinkies Gone Wild: Claire Saffitz Decodes Cheetos, Hot Pockets, Gushers and Oreos, 2/27/2020 (53:56)
From: Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

This week, Claire Saffitz describes the trials and tribulations of creating famous snack foods on the Bon Appétit YouTube series “Gourmet Makes.” Plus, we talk to Ed Currie, ...
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406: Crazy for Beans: Salads, Stews, Ceviche and Pies - Joe Yonan Goes Nuts Over Beans, 2/20/2020 (53:58)
From: Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

The Washington Post’s Joe Yonan takes us on a tour of the world’s best and most creative bean recipes, from navy bean pie to bean ceviche. Plus, we try to find out if ...
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207: Beyond Blini and Borscht: A Return to Russian Cooking, 2/13/2020 (53:58)
From: Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

This week, we chat with Bonnie Morales, who wants to introduce America to the real Russian cooking—blinchiki, pyanka, Uzbek watermelon and beyond. Plus, Hannah Goldfield ...
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March 2020 Fundraiser: The Secret History of Food Words (33:40)
From: Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

Grant Barrett and Martha Barnette, hosts of the radio show “A Way With Words,” join us to explore the language of food. They discuss why some restaurant servers ask “Will you ...
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405: Inside the Incredible World of Japanese Cooking with Sonoko Sakai, 2/6/2020 (53:56)
From: Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

Sonoko Sakai teaches us about real Japanese home cooking—from the world’s easiest broth to bento boxes to the surprising way she kneads her Udon dough and beyond. Plus, we ...
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404: The 40,000-Year-Old Diet: Bill Schindler Goes Caveman and (Barely) Survives, 1/30/2020 (53:58)
From: Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

Bill Schindler has experienced firsthand how our ancestors survived the unknown. This week, he shares with us the perils of life 40,000 years ago—from confronting hyenas in ...
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403: Hell’s French Kitchen: How 7 Days of Cooking Broke Writer Sam Ashworth, 1/23/2020 (53:57)
From: Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

When Sam Ashworth apprenticed in a French Michelin-starred restaurant, it broke him after just one week. This week, he talks about his experience—which entailed cleaning ...
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304: The Ace of Cakes: Duff Goldman Bakes Up The Hogwarts Express, 1/16/2020 (53:59)
From: Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

Former graffiti artist Duff Goldman bakes cakes in the shape of everything from Radio City Music Hall to old sneakers. Plus we explore Korean home cooking with chef Sohui ...
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402: Alpine Cooking: A Culinary Adventure at 3,000 Feet, 1/9/2020 (53:59)
From: Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

Meredith Erickson takes us on an Alpine journey to discover the food and pleasures of the little-known huts and lodges above 3,000 feet. Plus, we chat with Josh Scherer of ...
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401: Eat, Work, Love: Aarón Sánchez Up Close and Personal, 1/2/2020 (53:58)
From: Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

We chat with superstar chef Aarón Sánchez about finding food, finding love and finding himself. Plus, we discover the history and nuance of the martini cocktail; we share our ...