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Mystery Recipe helps kids AND their grown-ups uncover the fun, fantastical, and fascinating sides of food. Each ingredient-themed episode builds to a grand finale: a mystery recipe cook-along. Get excited about cooking (and eating) by digging into the deliciously silly and unexpectedly educational. Hosted by Molly Birnbaum. A production of America's Test Kitchen Kids.

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    • Nov 29, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
    • weekdays NEW EPISODES
    • 23m AVG DURATION
    • 183 EPISODES

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    Bonus Episode: Recipe Reveal and Shopping List!

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 9:48


    Today we have a special BONUS for you! Now that we know our final ingredient, it's time to guess what the Mystery Recipe will be for season six! After we know WHAT we're cooking, we'll talk through our list of ingredients and supplies you'll need if you want to make this recipe with us during next week's Cook Along Finale! Grown ups we want to hear from you! If you take our quick 5 minute survey, we'll have a coupon for you at the ATK Shop. Just head to https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/7120535/Mystery-Recipe-Season-6See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Eight, Episode One: Here Comes the Sun

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2022 26:01


    Get ready for our final round of Guess the Ingredient, to find out our last ingredient for Season 6! After that we're hearing from someone who teaches us about growing up in the Scoop. Grown ups we want to hear from you! If you take our quick 5 minute survey, we'll have a coupon for you at the ATK Shop. Just head to https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/7120535/Mystery-Recipe-Season-6See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Seven, Episode Three: Let It Linger

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2022 21:05


    We've got some thoughts bubbling up in today's Pressing Questions segment. After that it's time to rock out in our Wildcard!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Seven, Episode Two: Lady In Red

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 29:56


    We've got some tricky true and false questions for you on today's episode. Then we're talking to the Plimoth x Patuxet museum about Thanksgiving!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Seven, Episode One: Bah Hum Bog

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2022 21:48


    Welcome to Week Seven of Mystery Recipe! Our Official Ingredient Guesser Leilani is back to find out what ingredient we're talking about this week. Then our field reporter Champ will be talking to an old friend in The Scoop!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Six, Episode Three: Romancing the Stone Fruit

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2022 27:04


    Things get a little dry in today's Pressing Questions segment! Then we have some rocking musical stylings in the our Wildcard.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Six, Episode Two: Fuzzy Memories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 27:56


    Meggy is back for a finely ground round of Tricky Trivia! Then we're talking about Qamar al-Din with Ayham Ghuraibi of NYC's Sahadi's in Ask a Grown up! And finally we have Andrea in to tell us all about chopping sticky things in How To Time!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Six, Episode One: Pit of Despair

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 28:53


    It's time for another week of Mystery Recipe! Join us for Guess the Ingredient to find out this week's theme. Then there's a high stakes interview in the Scoop, followed by a very dry conversation in The Sustainable Solution. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Five, Episode Three: Cereal Killer

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2022 28:27


    Today on Mystery Recipe, it's time for some SCIENCE! We'll be doing a very textured experiment in Pressing Questions. Then we're to court in our Wildcard!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Five, Episode Two: Breakfast of Champions

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2022 28:41


    Today we've got a cracking round of true or false with Tricky Trivia! Then we'll hear about senses and science with Charles Spence in Ask a Grown Up. Finally, Andrea is here to talk foil slings in How To Time!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Five, Episode One: Pop Culture

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2022 26:17


    We are back with a brand new week of Mystery Recipe! We're going to start things off with Guess the Ingredient, then Champ is back with a local interview in the Scoop! And finally, Kyle is talking food waste in the Sustainable Solution.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Four, Episode Three: Boiled to Perfection

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2022 19:56


    It's time for more science! We're hot and we're cold in our Pressing Questions segment. Then, we have a nature documentary in our Wildcard.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Four, Episode Two: Grain Drain

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 26:13


    Welcome back to Mystery Recipe! Today, Meggy is getting granular in our Tricky Trivia segment. Then, we talk to Carina Comer about her bakery Carina's Bakery, and about being a blind business owner. Finally, Andrea is back to help us learn about differences.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    [BONUS] Raiders of the Lost Yeast, from Proof

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2022 35:05


    We have a very special episode today young chefs! Mystery Recipe is participating in Nat Geo Kids' Podcast Party: Ancient Egypt in honor of the 100th anniversary of the discovery of King Tut's tomb. Together with other kids podcasts we are making an episode about Ancient Egypt. If you are interested in listening to more, check out Flip and Mozi's Guide to How to Be an Earthling from Tinkercast and their episode on camels!This episode was originally made for ATKs grown up podcast Proof, and was written and produced by Sara Joyner.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Four, Episode One: Grass Isn't Always Greener

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2022 23:09


    Get ready for another week of food-filled fun on Mystery Recipe! We are starting things off with Guess the Ingredient, and then we learn about self love on The Scoop with Champ! Finally Kyle is talking non-dairy milk in The Sustainable Solution.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Three, Episode Three: Tree's Company

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2022 20:20


    It's time for some warm and toasty facts in today's Pressing Questions segment! Then we have a stand up gal in our Wildcard segment.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Three, Episode Two: Cracking the Code

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2022 29:41


    First up we crack open some knowledge with Tricky Trivia. Then, we are talking to Farmer Michael Trinklein about foraging in Ask a Grown Up. And finally, Meg learns how to process in How To Time.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Three, Episode One: Into the Woods

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2022 24:02


    Welcome to a brand new week of Mystery Recipe! Our Official Ingredient Guesser Ava Leigh is back for another round of Guess the Ingredient! Then, Champs here with a classically trained guest in the Scoop. And Kyles back for another edition of the Sustainable Solution.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Two, Episode Three: No Refinement

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2022 28:07


    Today we are wrapping up our week with some homemade science in our Pressing Questions segment. Then, we are visited by an old friend in this week's Wildcard.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Two, Episode Two: My Clumps

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2022 29:59


    Welcome back to Mystery Recipe! Meggy is back for another round of Tricky Trivia. Then, we're talking to Collette from Collettey's Cookies about starting your own business, as well as what it means to have down syndrome. Afterwards, Meggy and Andrea are back with more skills in How To Time.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Two, Episode One: Welcome to the Dark Side

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2022 25:10


    Today we'll find out this week's theme with a round of Guess the Ingredient. Then, we have a very sweet interview in The Scoop!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week One, Episode Three: Acting Salty

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2022 22:27


    Today on Mystery Recipe, we are doing some salty science in Pressing Questions. Then, we're ending the week with a sales pitch in our Wildcard segment!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week One, Episode Two: Don't be Fresh with Me

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2022 30:59


    Our new Intern Meggy the egg timer starts today! And is here all season to talk about accessability, and what it means to be blind or visually impaired. Then, we're joined by farm manager Mike from Siena Farms to talk about irrigation! And finally, we'll all learn a new kitchen technique from our friend Andrea in How To Time!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week One, Episode One: Sip, Sip, Hooray

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2022 33:43


    Welcome back to Mystery Recipe! Mitsy and Molly are back in the Recipe Lab with our new Official Ingredient Guesser Ava Leigh to guess our first week's ingredient. Then we'll have a tempermental guest in The Scoop with our Junior Field Reporter Champ! And finally, Kyle is back to talk about sustainability.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Coming Soon: Mystery Recipe, Season Six!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 3:03


    Season Six of Mystery Recipe drops October 3rd, and we have so many fun and fascinating food adventures lined up! Plus, this season we focus on accessibility in the kitchen. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    [Bonus] Guess The Recipe, Week Four

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 14:00


    We've got one bonus episode left for you all! Join our Official Ingredient Guesser Leilani from season five as she plays a round of Guess The Recipe, then makes the recipe with Molly!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    [Bonus] Guess The Recipe, Week Three

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 15:42


    Get ready for another bonus episodes! Join our Official Ingredient Guesser Sulaf from season four as she plays a round of Guess The Recipe, then makes the recipe with Molly!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    [Bonus] Guess The Recipe, Week Two

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022 13:49


    We are back with another great bonus episodes! Join our Official Ingredient Guesser Henry from season three as he plays a round of Guess The Recipe, then makes the recipe with Molly!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    [Bonus] Guess The Recipe, Week One

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 13:56


    Welcome to a new series of bonus episodes! Join our Official Ingredient Guessers from seasons past as they play a round of Guess The Recipe, then cook the recipe with Molly! Today's episode features Nyx, our Official Ingredient Guesser from seasons one and two.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Season Five Finale: Mystery Recipe Cook Along!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 57:05


    Today's episode is an interactive cook along for the whole family. Gather your ingredients and equipment, put on your aprons and press play, and we'll walk you through each step of season five's delicious Mystery Recipe! Grown ups, please fill out this survey to receive a discount code to the ATK shop: https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/6908413/Mystery-Recipe-Season-5See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Eight, Episode Three: Everyone's Favorite Pseudocarp

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 23:59


    Today we've got some berry interesting science in Pressing Questions! Plus, we have a little mix up in our Wildcard! And we celebrate Kyles awesome work as our intern this season with a special surprise! Grown ups, we want to know what you think about our show! Please fill out this survey to receive a discount code to the ATK shop: https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/6908413/Mystery-Recipe-Season-5See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Eight, Episode Two: I Can Barely Contain Myself

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 28:21


    Today Kyle is back for some true or false in Tricky Trivia. Then we're talking about stories with chef Nico Albert Williams in Ask a Grown Up! And finally Andrea is here to talk hulls in How To Time! Plus Kyle tells us about putting our money where our mouth is in the fight against climate change!Grown ups, we want to know what you think about our show! Please fill out this survey to receive a discount code to the ATK shop: https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/6908413/Mystery-Recipe-Season-5See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Recipe Reveal and Shopping List!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 10:21


    Today we have a special episode for you! Now that we know our final ingredient, it's time to guess what the Mystery Recipe will be for season five! After we know WHAT we're cooking, we'll talk through our list of ingredients and supplies you'll need if you want to make this recipe with us during next week's Grand Finale Cook Along!Grown ups, we want to know what you think about our show! Please fill out this survey to receive a discount code to the ATK shop: https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/6908413/Mystery-Recipe-Season-5See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Eight, Episode One: The Last Straw

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 24:45


    Get ready for our final round of Guess the Ingredient, to find out our last ingredient for Season 5! After that we're hearing from someone who teaches us about land acknowledgements in the Scoop.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Seven, Episode Three: It's Fer-meant to Be

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 27:08


    We've got some thoughts bubbling up in today's Pressing Questions segment. After that it's time for some super hero fun in our Wildcard!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Seven, Episode Two: My Tart Will Go On

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 25:51


    We've got some tricky true and false questions for you on today's episode. Then we're talking to southern chef Suzanne Vizethann about our theme for the week! And finally, Andrea is here to help us learn about substitutions in How To Time.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Seven, Episode One: Dairy Tale Ending

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 20:03


    Welcome to Week Seven of Mystery Recipe! Our Official Ingredient Guesser Leilani is back to find out what ingredient we're talking about this week. Then our field reporter Champ will be talking to an old friend in The Scoop!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Six, Episode Three: Don't Grain on My Parade

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 24:44


    There's muffin to it in today's Pressing Questions segment! Then we'll hear from some very nice game show contestants in the our Wildcard.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Six, Episode Two: Are You Bready?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 27:49


    Today our episode get's interrupted with a fire drill! But we work through it. Plus Kyle is back for a finely ground round of Tricky Trivia! Then we're talking about fry bread with chef Ramona Horsechief in Ask a Grown up! And finally we have Andrea in to tell us all about dry ingredients in How To Time!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Six, Episode One: Run of the Mill

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 27:55


    It's time for another week of Mystery Recipe! Join us for Guess the Ingredient to find out this week's theme. Then there's a bit of a mix up in the Scoop, but we learn a lot from our guest anyways!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Five, Episode Three: Opposites Extract

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 20:45


    Today on Mystery Recipe, it's time for some SCIENCE! We'll be doing a loud experiment in Pressing Questions. Then we're going back to find some inner peace in our Wildcard!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Five, Episode Two: Bean There Done That

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 28:05


    Today we've got a flavorful round of true or false with Tricky Trivia! Then we'll hear the true story of Edmund Albius from author Tim Ecott in Ask a Grown Up. Finally, Andrea is here with Kyle to talk about how to scrape a bean in How To Time!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Five, Episode One: Do Me a Flavor

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 25:28


    We are back with a brand new week of Mystery Recipe! We're going to start things off with Guess the Ingredient, then Champ is back with a very expensy influencer in the Scoop!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Four, Episdoe Three: Sweet Deal

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 32:01


    It's time for more science! We're going back to the freezer in our Pressing Questions segment. Then, we hear from our old friends the Pet Pals in our Wildcard. Grown ups, to learn more about what you can do about invasive species, go to: https://www.nature.org/en-us/what-we-do/our-priorities/protect-water-and-land/land-and-water-stories/invasive-plant-species-invasive-species-education-1See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Four, Episode Two: Citizen Cane

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 27:14


    Welcome back to Mystery Recipe! Today, Kyle is getting ahead in our Tricky Trivia segment. Then, we talk about ways to refer to the Indigenous American community. And we speak with Dr. Erik Redix about an Ojibwe tribe and the history of maple Sugar in Ask a Grown Up. We also discuss how climate change activism and Indigenous communities intersect.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Four, Episode One: You're Glucose to Me

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 24:25


    Get ready for another week of food-filled fun on Mystery Recipe! We are starting things off with Guess the Ingredient, and then we learn about intersectionality on The Scoop with Champ!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Three, Episode Three: Let's Stick Together

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 20:11


    It's time for some ice cold facts in today's Pressing Questions segment! Then we have a word from our sponsor in our Wildcard segment.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Three, Episode Two: Churn It Up

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 29:28


    First up it's a full fat round of Tricky Trivia. Then, we are talking to Cookbook Editor and Ghee lover Kaumudi Marathe in Ask a Grown Up. And finally, Kyle learns how to shake butter in How To Time. Plus, we learn about one big way we can join the fight against climate change!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Three, Episode One: Cream of the Crop

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 21:39


    Welcome to a brand new week of Mystery Recipe! Our Official Ingredient Guesser Leilani is back for another round of Guess the Ingredient! Then, Champs here to chew the fat with our guest in the Scoop.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Two, Episode Three: Heavy Duty

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 24:08


    Today we are wrapping up our week with some more science in our Pressing Questions segment. Then, we have a new hit song in this week's Wildcard.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Week Two, Episode Two: Truth or Dairy

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 27:24


    Welcome back to Mystery Recipe! Kyle's back to talk more about fighting climate change. Then, we're talking to Ermias Kebrab about seaweed and cow burps. Afterwards, Kyle and Andrea are back with more skills in How To Time.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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