Inside Julia’s Kitchen 2018-04-12T19:55:36+00:00

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.
Engineered by David Tatasciore.

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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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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 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 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 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 6: Meet Stephen Satterfield

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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 7: Meet Doug Margerum

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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 8: Meet Jenny Dorsey

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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 9: Meet Amelia Saltsman

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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 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, and talks global Passover Seder traditions.  As always, Joan shares her Julia moment.

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Episode 11: Meet John T. Edge

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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 latest 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. As always, John T. shares his Julia moment.

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Episode 12: Meet Linda O’Keefe

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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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