Melissa Baldino

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

Recent Pieces from Melissa Baldino

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235: Tales of a Puerto Rican Kitchen: Von Diaz Mixes Coconuts and Collards, 11/22/2018 (:00)
From: Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

We chat with Von Diaz about the flavors of Puerto Rican cooking and the world’s best breakfast sandwich. Also on this week's show: Molly Yeh moves to Minnesota and trades ...
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December 2018 Fundraiser: The Gefilte Manifesto: Liz Alpern and Jeffrey Yoskowitz (36:43)
From: Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

Also on this week's show: TV dinner etiquette with Dan Pashman; the best soup in the world; and Christopher Kimball and Sara Moulton take your calls.
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234: Binging with Babish: Andrew Rea Cooks Game of Thrones. Dothraki Blood Pie, Anyone?, 11/15/2018 (53:57)
From: Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

Meet the YouTube star who recreates recipes from classic movies and TV shows. Also on this week's show: the amazing food of the Islamic world; J. Kenji Lopéz-Alt talks turkey ...
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233: Death and Foraging in Tasmania: Intrepid Explorer Sarah Marquis Hikes the Wilderness, 11/8/2018 (53:57)
From: Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

The Swiss explorer discusses how she cooks and forages in the wild and why the mental journey is a bigger challenge than the physical. Also on this week’s show: Strange tales ...
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206: Lights! Camera! Action! Food! The history of food photography from Betty Crocker to Gourmet ... (53:59)
From: Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

Also on this week's show: Homestyle Cooking from southeast India; the best soup in the world; the truth about drinking and health; and grams versus cups. (Originally aired ...
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232: Alice Waters Wants to Save the World One Perfect Peach at a Time, 10/25/2018 (53:58)
From: Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

The Chez Panisse founder discusses the early days of the historic Berkeley institution and the power of taste to change lives. Also on this week's show: Our trip to Sicily ...
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231: Chili Buns and Pickled Bologna: A 4,000 Mile Road Trip Through Appalachia, 10/18/2018 (53:58)
From: Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

Ronni Lundy, author of “Victuals,” eats her way through Appalachia. Also on this week's show: Mark Kurlansky reveals the shocking, often deadly history of milk; we travel to ...
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210: Secret History of Peanut Butter: How One Woman Changed the FDA, 10/11/2018 (53:58)
From: Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

Also on this week's show: Do low-fat diets work?; Filipino food in Tel Aviv; and yellow split pea curry. (Originally aired 4/5, 2018. Available for rerun 10/11-10/18, 2018.)
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230: The Food World According to Mimi Sheraton, 10/4/2018 (53:58)
From: Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

Mimi Sheraton, the first woman restaurant critic at The New York Times, doesn't trust anonymous crowd-sourced reviews and says that authentic food is in the eye of the eater. ...
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229: Ina Garten is a Messy Cook: The Hidden World of the Barefoot Contessa, 9/27/2018 (53:58)
From: Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

Also on this week's show: Up with pomegranate molasses; sheet-pan roasted chicken; J. Kenji López-Alt investigates the science of baking pizza at home; and why Australian ...