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Milk Street Radio

Milk Street Radio

  • Christopher Kimball

    Christopher Kimball is the founder of Milk Street, a food media company dedicated to traveling the world to meet home cooks who teach us bolder, easier ways to cook at home. Milk Street produces the bimonthly Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Magazine, as well as Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio, a weekly public radio show and podcast heard on over 230 stations nationwide. Kimball is also host of public television’s Emmy award-winning Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television. Milk Street also offers online and in-person culinary education, including nonprofit work with Big Brothers Big Sisters and Boys & Girls Clubs, and publishes cookbooks including “Milk Street: Tuesday Nights,” a James Beard award winner for Best General Cookbook. Milk Street’s online store sources spices and ingredients from around the world as well as kitchen tools and cookware. Chris is also the author of “Fannie’s Last Supper,” “The Yellow Farmhouse Cookbook,” “The Cook’s Bible,” “The Dessert Bible,” “The Kitchen Detective” and “Dear Charlie.”

  • ​Sara Moulton

    Sara Moulton is the host of public television’s Sara’s Weeknight Meals. A protégée of Julia Child, Sara was the founder of the New York Women’s Culinary Alliance, executive chef of Gourmet magazine, Food Editor of ABC-TV’s Good Morning America, and the host of several well-loved shows on the Food Network . Sara is the author of several cookbooks including Sara Moulton Cooks at Home (2002), Sara’s Secrets for Weeknight Meals (2005) and Sara Moulton’s Everyday Family Dinners (2010). In March of 2016, Sara released her latest book, Sara Moulton’s Home Cooking 101: How To Make Everything Taste Better, a cookbook and teaching manual aimed at making readers more confident and efficient in the kitchen.

  • Alexis Gabriel Aïnouz

    Alexis Gabriel Aïnouz —"Alex”— is a food maker. On his popular YouTube channel, he shares his inspirational journey as he tries to recreate the iconic foods with which he is obsessed. As a former engineer, Alex relies on science and technology to understand the cooking process, and as a dodgy DIYer, he builds the contraptions he needs in his quest to achieve, and we quote, "World Food Domination."

  • Dan Pashman

    Dan Pashman is the creator and host of The Sporkful podcast at WNYC Studios and the Cooking Channel show You’re Eating It Wrong. He’s also the author of Eat More Better: How To Make Every Bite More Delicious and a contributor to NPR. He lives outside New York City with his wife and two daughters.

  • Bianca Bosker

    Bianca Bosker is an award-winning journalist, ex-cellar rat, and the author of the New York Times bestseller Cork Dork, which was a New York Times critics’ pick and winner of the MFK Fisher Award for excellence in culinary writing. She is a contributing writer at The Atlantic and has written for publications such as The New Yorker, The New York Times, Food & Wine, and Roads & Kingdoms. She lives in New York City.

  • ​Adam Gopnik

    Adam Gopnik has been a staff writer at The New Yorker for more than thirty years. His many books include Paris To The Moon, Through The Children’s Gate, and The Table Comes First, which won the 2012 International Association of Culinary Professionals award for literary food writing. He lives in New York, and cooks almost every night.

  • ​Martha Barnette & Grant Barrett

    Martha Barnette & Grant Barrett are cohosts and coproducers of A Way with Words, an upbeat and lively hour-long public radio show about language examined through history, culture, and family. Each week they talk with callers from all over about old sayings, new words, slang, word origins, regional dialects, family expressions, and speaking and writing well. They settle disputes, play word quizzes, and discuss language news and controversies. Martha is an author/journalist with a background in the Greek and Latin roots of English who has authored several books on word origins. Grant is a lexicographer/linguist specializing in new words and slang who has authored a book on grammar and two dictionaries and helped compile dozens more.

  • J. Kenji López-Alt

    J. Kenji López-Alt is the author of The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science and the Chief Culinary Advisor for Serious Eats. His writing and recipes unravel the mysteries of home cooking through science. He lives in San Mateo with his wife Adriana and his daughter Alicia.

  • Aaron Carroll, MD, MS

    Dr. Aaron E. Carroll, MD, MS is a professor of pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine. His writing frequently appears in the New York Times The Upshot / The New Health Care column. He has a popular YouTube show Healthcare Triage, and an upcoming book titled The Bad Food Bible: How and Why to Eat Sinfully.

  • Catherine Smart

    Catherine Smart is a New Hampshire native who found her love of food early, with a family that tapped maple trees, cooked, gardened and canned their own food. After graduating from the University of New Hampshire in 2007, she completed a culinary certificate program and MLA in gastronomy at Boston University. While working toward her degree, she started a personal chef business and became a regular contributor to The Boston Globe food section. She has spent the last decade as a freelance writer, food stylist and culinary teacher.

  • Lynn Clark

    Lynn Clark started cooking as an “intern” in her mother's home kitchen in western Massachusetts. After a career in publishing and consulting, she found herself an intern again—this time in Christopher Kimball’s kitchen at Cook’s Country magazine while studying at the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts. She is a former associate editor of Cook’s Country magazine and co-executive chef of the PBS television series Cook's Country from America’s Test Kitchen. She is excited to be working with Christopher again developing recipes at Milk Street. Her current intern—her daughter—is excited to see her mom on TV as long as it doesn't interfere with any episodes of Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood.

  • Rayna Jhaveri

    Rayna Jhaveri is a self-taught cook and polymath raised in Bombay, India, by a family of gourmands. Her earliest cooking memory is from when she was 7, separating eggs to surprise her family with soufflé omelettes. She is a musician, voice actor and executive leadership coach for Fortune 500 companies. She also speaks six languages and has a degree in neurobiology from Cornell University. Her writing has appeared in publications internationally including Forbes, CNN, Vogue and Edible Boston.

  • ​Melissa Baldino

    Melissa Baldino is the media director and co-founder of Milk Street. Before working at Milk Street, she was the executive producer of America’s Test Kitchen Radio, and America’s Test Kitchen and Cook’s Country television shows, all for which she received four Emmy nominations. She is a dual citizen of both the U.S. and Austria and currently lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

  • Annie Sinsabaugh

    Annie Sinsbaugh is the executive producer of Milk Street Radio. Before that, she was a producer on the show. She’s produced and reported for several shows and public radio stations including WBUR’s On Point, Detour, and Connecticut Public Radio. Annie studied Radio Production at the Transom Story Workshop and Creative Writing and Literature at Bard College.

  • ​Melissa Allison

    Melissa Allison is an independent radio producer. She has worked with The Kitchen Sisters, Homelands Productions and WNYC’s Radio Rookies, where she produced documentaries with teenagers. Her work has aired on NPR and the BBC World Service. She produces and consults on numerous podcasts.

  • Sarah Clapp

    Sarah Clapp is a producer at Milk Street. She has worked in broadcast journalism, animated educational videos, and hosted a community radio show in Providence, RI. She received a B.A. in Nonfiction Writing and Classics at Brown University.

  • Caroline Davis

    Caroline Davis is an associate producer at Milk Street. She studied Radio and Podcasting at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies and has a B.A. in Spanish Language & Literature from Smith College.

  • Jay Allison

    Jay Allison is an independent journalist and leader in public broadcasting. He produces The Moth Radio Hour and has created hundreds of documentaries. He is a six-time Peabody Award winner. Jay founded Transom, PRX, and public radio station WCAI on Cape Cod, where he lives with his family. More on Jay’s website.

  • Georg Brandl Egloff

    Georg Brandl Egloff is a composer for radio, film, and television. He writes the music you hear on Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio. He lived and worked as a musician in New York City for many years before moving to Los Angeles where he now resides.