Inside Julia’s Kitchen2018-10-12T13:24:04+00:00

Podcast

Created by The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts, Inside Julia’s Kitchen is your window into the Foundation’s world. Through our podcast, you’ll meet the bright lights of today’s food world, from the organizations the Foundation supports and works with to further Julia’s legacy to individuals at the forefront of cooking, culinary history, and food writing. We’ll be talking to those who are shaping the way we eat, cook and think about food, just as Julia did by inviting the country’s top talent into her kitchen. So, grab a seat at the Foundation’s table and listen in.

Hosted by Todd Schulkin, the Foundation’s Executive Director. Produced by Todd Schulkin and Lauren Salkeld.

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Episode 29: Meet Hunter Lewis

Episode 1: Meet Tanya Wenman Steel

On the latest episode of Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin talks to Hunter Lewis, Editor-in-Chief of Food and Wine. They discuss the magazine’s 40th anniversary, the concept of informed alchemy, and how the test kitchen is the beating heart of a food publication. As always, Hunter shares his  Julia moment.

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Episode 28: Meet Joel Gamoran

Episode 1: Meet Tanya Wenman Steel

On the latest episode of Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin talks to Joel Gamoran, National Chef for Sur La Table and host and executive producer of the A&E cooking show Scraps. They dive into the food waste crisis and how to tackle it, and Joel shares a preview of the new season of Scraps, plus his brand new cookbook, Cooking Scrappy. And as always, Joel shares his Julia moment.

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Episode 27: Meet David Gelb

Episode 1: Meet Tanya Wenman Steel

This week, host Todd Schulkin talks to David Gelb, an Emmy and Grammy-nominated producer best known for his documentary feature Jiro Dreams of Sushi and the award-winning Netflix series, Chef’s Table. Go behind the scenes and find out why chefs make fascinating subjects. Plus, David shares his Julia moment.

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Episode 26: Meet Chefs Collaborative

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This week, host Todd Schulkin welcomes chefs Derek Wagner and Brendan Vesey, who work closely with the sustainability-focused organization Chefs Collaborative. They discuss the mission of Chefs Collaborative and how it helps them make their kitchens more sustainable. Plus: Both chefs share a Julia Moment.

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Episode 25: Meet Kristen Miglore

Episode 1: Meet Tanya Wenman Steel

This week, on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin speaks with Kristen Miglore, creative director at Food52 and author of the brand new Genius Desserts cookbook. Todd and Kristen discuss Food52 and crowdsourcing content, plus what makes for a genius recipe. And, Kristen shares a very unexpected Julia Moment.

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Episode 24: Happy Birthday Julia Child!

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This week, it’s all about the Julia Moment on a special episode for Julia’s 106th birthday on August 15. To celebrate, host Todd Schulkin welcomes Julia’s friends and family to share their own #JuliaMoment. Tune in to hear personal Julia stories from her niece Phila Cousins, television producer Geoffrey Drummond, and cookbook author Anne Willan.

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Episode 23: Meet Mary Sue Milliken & Susan Feniger

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This week, Inside Julia’s Kitchen welcomes the 2018 recipients of the Julia Child Award, Los Angeles Chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger. Host Todd Schulkin speaks with the pioneering chef duo about their 35-year partnership and what it means to receive the award. They also reveal the non-profit organizations they’ve selected for the accompanying grant and they each share a #Juliamoment.

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Episode 22: Meet Marcus Samuelsson

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On the latest episode of Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin talks with chef, restaurateur, author and television personality Marcus Samuelsson about his passion for the culinary training non-profit, C-CAP, and his new PBS series NO PASSPORT REQUIRED. Marcus also shares his #Juliamoment.

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Episode 21: Meet Sally Ekus

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On the latest episode of Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin talks to literary agent Sally Ekus of the Lisa Ekus Group about this year’s big cookbook trends and what makes an aspiring cookbook writer stand out. As always, Sally shares her #Juliamoment.

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Episode 20: Meet Steven Raichlen

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On this week’s episode of Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin talks summer grilling with award-winning cookbook author and celebrated barbecue expert Steven Raichlen. They drill down into Project Fire, Steven’s new PBS television series and the accompanying cookbook. And as always, Steven shares his #Juliamoment.

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Episode 19: Meet Andrew Knowlton

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On the latest episode of Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin is joined by Andrew Knowlton, editor-at-large for Bon Appétit magazine. Todd and Andrew discuss Anthony Bourdain’s far-reaching legacy and Andrew shares both a #Juliamoment and a Tony moment.

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Episode 18: Meet Barbara Fairchild

Episode 1: Meet Tanya Wenman Steel

On the latest episode of Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin is joined by Barbara Fairchild, a freelance food and travel writer and the former editor-in-chief of Bon Appétit magazine. Todd and Barbara discuss the future of food magazines. And, Barbara shares a personal and touching #Juliamoment.

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Episode 17: Meet Will Guidara

Episode 1: Meet Tanya Wenman Steel

On the latest episode of Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin talks to Will Guidara of Make It Nice, a NYC-based restaurant group that includes Eleven Madison Park, recently ranked the world’s best restaurant. Todd and Will discuss why hospitality matters and the value of having conviction when you’re the boss. Will also shares his #Julia Moment.

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Episode 16: Meet Erin Fairbanks

Episode 1: Meet Tanya Wenman Steel

The latest episode of Inside Julia’s Kitchen features thought leader and community organizer Erin Fairbanks. Erin is also a member of the Foundation’s Advisory Council. Todd and Erin discuss female leadership and get a status report on the #MeToo movement in the food world. Plus, Erin shares her #Juliamoment.

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Episode 15: Meet Samin Nosrat

Episode 1: Meet Tanya Wenman Steel

On the latest episode of Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin talks to Samin Nosrat, author of Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, which received this year’s IACP Julia Child First Book Award. Todd and Samin discuss her journey from chef to cooking teacher to food writer, and offer a crash course into the four elements of cooking detailed in Samin’s book. As always, Samin shares her Julia moment.

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Episode 14: Meet Sara Franklin

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On this week’s episode of Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin speaks to writer and food studies scholar Sara Franklin about her new book on Edna Lewis and her oral history with cookbook editor Judith Jones, a project supported by the Foundation. As always, Sara shares her Julia moment.

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Episode 13: Meet Daniel Boulud

Episode 1: Meet Tanya Wenman Steel

On this week’s episode of Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin speaks to the acclaimed Chef Daniel Boulud. Todd and Daniel discuss the late French chef Paul Bocuse’s incredible legacy including why Bocuse was delighted that America finally took gold in the Bocuse d’Or Cooking Competition. And Daniel shares his unique Julia moment.

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Episode 12: Meet Linda O’Keefe

Episode 1: Meet Tanya Wenman Steel

On this week’s episode of Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin speaks with Linda O’Keefe, the Founding CEO of Common Threads, a national food literacy program for children supported by the Foundation. Todd and Linda discuss the vital link between teaching kids to cook and kids’ health.

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Episode 11: Meet John T. Edge

Episode 1: Meet Tanya Wenman Steel

On the latest episode of Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin speaks with writer John T. Edge, delving into the uncomfortable but important history of Southern food as John T. discusses his new book, The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South and his column for the 100th issue of Oxford American replete with video supported by the Foundation. John T. also shares his Julia moment.

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Episode 10: Meet Joan Nathan

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On this week’s episode of Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin speaks with award-winning cookbook author and Jewish cooking authority Joan Nathan. Todd delves in to the insights from Joan’s latest cookbook, King Solomon’s Table: A Culinary Exploration of Jewish Cooking from Around the World, and talks global Passover Seder traditions.  As always, Joan shares her Julia moment.

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Episode 9: Meet Amelia Saltsman

Episode 1: Meet Tanya Wenman Steel

The latest episode of Inside Julia’s Kitchen features Amelia Saltsman, an cookbook author, teacher and an expert on farmers markets. Host Todd Schulkin speaks with Amelia about the benefits of seasonal cooking, what’s in season during the March-April micro-season and how to apply the pleasure principle to find the best stuff at your local farmers market.  This week, Amelia shares two Julia moments.

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Episode 8: Meet Jenny Dorsey

Episode 1: Meet Tanya Wenman Steel

On the latest episode of Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin talks to Jenny Dorsey, a professional chef, artist, food writer, culinary consultant and host of the Why Food? podcast on Heritage Radio Network. Todd and Jenny discuss one of Jenny’s passions, the intersection of food and Virtual Reality, and dive into career changers, the subject of her podcast. Plus, Jenny shares her Julia moment.

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Episode 7: Meet Doug Margerum

Episode 1: Meet Tanya Wenman Steel

On this week’s episode of Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin speaks with Doug Margerum, owner and director of winemaking at Margerum Wine Company in the Santa Ynez Valley. Todd and Doug discuss recent wildfires and mudslides in Santa Barbara, where Julia spent her final years. Doug tells his survival story and talks about how the region is recovering. 

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Episode 6: Meet Stephen Satterfield

Episode 1: Meet Tanya Wenman Steel

On this week’s episode of Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin speaks to food writer, publisher, and multimedia producer Stephen Satterfield. We were lucky enough to be introduced to Stephen when he was a Food Writing Fellow at Civil Eats through a program the Foundation helped fund with The Culinary Trust, the non-profit arm of IACP. On the episode, Todd and Stephen have a lively debate about cultural appropriation in food and discuss Stephen’s latest project, Whetstone, a quarterly print publication that focuses on food origin and culture. Stephen also shares his Julia moment.

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Episode 5: Meet Martha Holmberg

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This week’s episode of Inside Julia’s Kitchen features host Todd Schulkin in conversation with Martha Holmberg, CEO of the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP). Todd and Martha discuss Julia’s past commitment to the group, IACP’s 40th anniversary, and their upcoming conference in New York City. They’ll also reveal two exciting new ways the Foundation is supporting IACP and its non-profit arm, The Culinary Trust.

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Episode 4: Meet Alex Prud’homme and Katie Pratt

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On this episode of Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin speaks to Alex Prud’homme and Katie Pratt, co-authors of France is a Feast: The Photographic Journey of Paul and Julia Child. Alex and Katie discuss the story behind the book, a related exhibit at the Napa Valley Museum in Yountville, CA, and what it would have meant to Julia to finally have the spotlight on her husband, Paul.

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Episode 3: Meet Paula Johnson

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On this week’s episode of Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin speaks to Paula Johnson, Curator, Division of Work & Industry, Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. As the Museum’s go-to expert on American food and wine history, Paula discusses their latest food history programming and shares what it was like to make Julia’s kitchen part of the Museum’s permanent collection.

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Episode 2: Meet Kim Severson

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On this week’s episode of Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin speaks to Kim Severson, award-winning journalist for the New York Times and author of several books. Listen in to hear Kim’s take on the #MeToo movement in the food industry and what it’s like to cover food and natural disasters. Plus, Kim discusses food trends for 2018 and shares her very special Julia Moment.

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Episode 1: Meet Tanya Wenman Steel

Episode 1: Meet Tanya Wenman Steel

For the first episode of Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin speaks to Tanya Wenman Steel. In addition to serving as the Award Director for the Julia Child Award, Tanya is a best-selling cookbook author and the former editor-in-chief of Epicurious.com. She’s also a passionate and long-time advocate for childhood nutrition and culinary education.

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