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Welcome to Stella Culinary's Audio Podcast Index. To get started, pick a podcast series from above, or scroll down to view the latest episodes published.

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If you have questions about the content or concepts covered in any of our podcast episodes, you can Ask Chef Jacob, or post it on our friendly community forums.

ACJ 025| Should Aspiring Chef's Go to Culinary School

Here is a question I get quite a bit, so I figured I'd answer it in an episode of ACJ for future anyone who needs to reference it in the future:

"Chef Jacob, my question is probably one you have heard before.  I am a home chef of over 30 years and I want to get to the next level in cooking, professional work.  I have the option of going to school or working my way up through a professional kitchen with a international hotel chain kitchen.

Chef Jacob Live - 1/17/2016

What's up there SC community? I will be broadcasting live on Sunday, January 17th, at 12:00 PM Pacific Standard Time, and I want YOU to join the conversation!

I will be accepting LIVE PHONE CALLS via Skype during the broadcast. Simply send a contact request to skype username "stellaculinary". Once I accept your contact request, simply Skype me during the live broadcast.

You can also ask your question in advance by posting it here, or by sending me an audio voice mail using the widget found in the side bar of this page (or below this post if viewing on mobile).

SCast 016| Sourdough Bread Baker Dave Mott

Sourdough Bread Baker Dave Mott interviewed on Stella Cast by Chef Jacob Burton

In this episode of Stella Cast, I talk with Sourdough Bread Baker and Stella Culinary Community member Dave Mott.

Dave was an early Stella Culinary "bread head," and recently created a micro-bakery in Canada called Rye Not Bread.  We discuss everything from beginner issues and pitfalls with sourdough, to Dave's bread baking workflow, and some tips and tricks he picked up along the way.

You can keep up with Dave's sourdough bread baking adventures by following him on FaceBook at Rye Not Breads.

SCAST 015| R&D Chef Kimberly Schaub

R&D Chef Kimberly Schaub is featured on this episode of Stella Cast.

Kimberly worked in the world famous Modernist Cuisine test kitchen. During her time at "MC," Schaub assited in recipe testing and development as well as modern, multi-course tasting menus presented to some of the world's most elite chefs.

Schaub is currently the Product Innovation Manager for Lundberg Family Farms and runs her personal culinary blog, Peas On Moss.

SCAST 014| Hank Shaw - Hunter, Angler, Gardener, Cook

Hank Shaw - Buck, Buck, Moose,, Hunter, Angler, Gardener, Cook

I'm happy to welcome my good friend Hank Shaw to Stella Cast.

Hank is the James Beard Award winning author of the popular blog Hunter, Angler, Gardener, Cook. He just successfully funded his third and latest book through Kickstarter, Buck, Buck, Moose. It can currently be pre-ordered on

Hank will be hosting a pop-up dinner in Sacramento this coming February. To be notified when tickets become available, sign up for his newsletter at


SCS 026| Thanksgiving Day Q&A

SCS 026| Thanksgiving Day Q&A

Our epic Thanksgiving series ends with answering community questions on sous vide turkey, turkey roulade, gravy, Brussels sprouts, and much more. In the culinary quick, I talk about how to turn your Thanksgiving Day leftovers into a delicious and easy pot pie, or a turkey and dumpling soup using leftover stuffing.

If you'd like to ask a follow up question, you can do it here, in our official Thanksgiving Day discussion thread.