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Milk Street Television

Milk Street Television

  • Christopher Kimball

    Christopher Kimball is the founder of Milk Street, a food media company dedicated to traveling the world to learn 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.”

  • Bianca Borges

    Bianca Borges, Milk Street Food Editor and TV Cast Member, has been cooking for a long, long time. Her food path began in NYC restaurants as prep cook and pastry cook, branching off to recipe development, cooking and pastry instruction, photo food styling, TV food styling and a long stint as Culinary Director for NBC's “Today” show, where she met Chris Kimball during his segments. Bianca is thrilled to be with Milk Street and working in service to home cooks. She's grateful for the generosity of the universe, and especially for her two grown daughters who still text her for cooking advice.

  • Erika Bruce

    Erika Bruce has rolled out more than a few pie doughs with Christopher Kimball during the 20 years she has developed recipes with him while working at Cook’s Illustrated, Cook’s Country and finally Milk Street magazine. Previously she worked as a pastry chef in both bakeries and restaurants, as well as a food stylist in the Boston area. Formerly the owner of Le Beau Gâteau, an online bakeshop, she is currently busy developing a new and exciting cooperative bakery and teaching space, Third Space. She lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with her partner and two children.

  • Matthew Card

    Matthew Card is Milk Street’s Creative Director of Recipes and Products, resident coffee geek, knife collector and equipment junkie. He has 25-plus years of professional cooking, recipe development, food writing and teaching under his belt. When he’s not in the Milk Street kitchen or on the road hunting for new recipes and ideas, Matthew lives with his family in Canberra, Australia, where he does his best to dodge kangaroos on his bike and learns to love Vegemite.

  • ​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 as 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 public television series “Cook’s Country from America’s Test Kitchen.” She is working with Chris again, this time as a cast member of Milk Street Television and Radio. Lynn loves cooking at home in Boston with her husband and her current "intern," her 11-year-old daughter.

  • ​Rayna Jhaveri

    Rayna Jhaveri is a self-taught cook and performing musician with a degree in neurobiology. She is also a skilled, certified practitioner of Internal Family Systems, a creative, healing model of the personality. Her Boston-based power trio, Muzzins, plays shows in and around the area, and her writing has appeared in publications internationally including Forbes, CNN, Vogue, Rolling Stone and Edible Boston.

  • Josh Mamaclay

    Josh Mamaclay has been fascinated by flavor since he first dove into the back of the pantry at 10 years old. His passion for food brought him to Johnson & Wales University, where he earned his bachelor's degree in culinary arts and food service management. Since then, Josh has worked in pizza joints, fine dining restaurants and a chocolate factory. He has developed recipes for meal kit delivery brands like Purple Carrot and TB12. Now, Josh is tasting every single spice possible at Curio Spice Co. When he’s not busy thinking or talking about food, you can find him painstakingly styling and photographing food, singing with his husband while strumming his ukulele, or leading intrepid adventurers through a fantasy-filled game of Dungeons & Dragons.

  • J.M. Hirsch

    J.M. Hirsch is a James Beard Award-winning food and travel writer and editorial director of Christopher Kimball's Milk Street. He is the former national food editor for The Associated Press and has written five books, including “Pour Me Another: 250 Ways to Find Your Favorite Drink.”

  • Sam Fore

    Sam Fore is a Sri Lanka-American chef and recipe developer based in Lexington, Kentucky. Her pop up, Tuk Tuk Sri Lankan Bites, crisscrosses the country to bring her Sri Lanka meets the South dishes to diners far and wide. She started the pop up in 2016, after traditional Sri Lankan brunches in her home outgrew her dining room. Fore’s cooking is a reflection of her Sri Lankan upbringing in the American South; her dishes include her spin on Southern classics as well as new riffs on her family's time-tested recipes. Her recipes can be found in multiple national publications and across the web — her take on tomato pie graced the cover of Food & Wine in 2019. She was named one of Plate Magazine’s Chefs to Watch (2018), was one of Southern Living’s inaugural Cooks of the Year (2020) and was named one of Taste of the South’s Taste50 (2022). In 2023, Fore was honored by the James Beard Foundation Awards as a Finalist for Best Chef: Southeast. Fore plans to open the Tuk Tuk Snack Shop in Lexington, Kentucky by Fall 2023.

  • Wes Martin

    Wes Martin is an accomplished cook, writer, producer, stylist and food media professional. Currently, as Culinary Production Director for Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street, he oversees the culinary staff, facility and content creation for books, magazines and video. He has worked with many of the biggest names in the television and food publishing world including Rachael Ray, Martha Stewart, Tyler Florence, Paula Deen, Jacques Torres, Jamie Oliver and Nigella Lawson. He is a consultant, recipe developer, tester for major publishing houses and the author of three cookbooks. Wes has produced, hosted and styled cooking segments for cable and network television lifestyle media shows and spent two years as Martha Stewart’s kitchen manager and TV chef on her daytime talk show, which premiered in 2004.

  • Rose Hattabaugh

    Rose Hattabaugh is a Senior Recipe Developer at Milk Street. As our resident baking enthusiast, she lives by the philosophy that every meal deserves a cake. Rose’s knowledge of all things culinary comes from her experience working in a variety of Boston area restaurants both front and back of house. During her career, she has offered in-home event catering, private cooking instruction and bespoke specialty desserts. You can follow her baking tips and current favorite influences on Instagram @sweetrosebakes.

  • Rosemary Gill

    Rosemary Gill is the Director of Education at Milk Street Cooking School. An educator dedicated to helping people create lasting home cooking habits, she oversees the development of hands-on and online cooking classes as well as Milk Street's community initiatives. Previously her work was primarily with nonprofit organizations engaged in improving food security through educational means. She has leadership and teaching experience, having served in executive, managerial and educational roles for various organizations including America's Test Kitchen, 18 Reasons, Cold Hollow Sculpture Park, Medford Farmers Market, The Somerville Arts Council, SPUR, Garden for the Environment, the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco, and more.