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Simply Ming Previous Broadcasts

Fruit Forward Desserts (Episode #1221H)

KQED Life: Fri, Feb 24, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Nothing says comfort food like dessert! Ming reminisces about family ice cream runs growing up and teaches us how to make ice cream at home - without an ice cream maker! He makes Frozen Lemongrass Parfait with Pineapple Flambe and then, James Beard winner for Outstanding Chef, Nancy Silverton, makes a Blueberry Brown Butter Tart that will remind you of summer.

Lidia Bastianich (Episode #1402H)

KQED Life: Thu, Feb 23, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Legendary and James Beard award-winning Italian chef Lidia Bastianich is here. She's the author of many Italian cookbooks including her most recent, Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine. Lidia is also expanding her Eataly empire to include Boston. Today, Lidia shows off the best of her Italian style with a wonderful calamari alla griglia with head-on shrimp, salsa verde and grilled bread. Ming counters that with his famous blue ginger crispy calamari with Thai-lime dipping sauce.

Daniel Boulud (Episode #1401H)

KQED Life: Wed, Feb 22, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Legendary French chef Daniel Boulud. Daniel is the chef/owner of several restaurants: Daniel, Bar Boulud, and Cafe Boulud in New York City and also Bar Boulud in Boston. This week a couple of different versions of chicken will be made. Chef Daniel creates a poulet a l'estragon with rice pilaf and yellow wax beans and Ming makes his favorite Chinese five-spice split chicken with charred chile-tomato salsa and steamed buns. Plus, there's a very special treat from Chef Daniel.

Texas 4 (Episode #1326H)

KQED Life: Tue, Feb 21, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

It's fall in Dallas, and we're visiting with renowned local chefs this week on Simply Ming! Ming tries out the local fare in Texas, visiting area purveyors and meeting with friends old and new. Getting inspiration from the city, Ming contributes his own dish to the cities cuisine culture.

Texas 3 (Episode #1325H)

KQED Life: Mon, Feb 20, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

It's fall in Dallas, and we're visiting with renowned local chefs this week on Simply Ming! Ming tries out the local fare in Texas, visiting area purveyors and meeting with friends old and new. Getting inspiration from the city, Ming contributes his own dish to the cities cuisine culture.

Chicken Soup - The World's Favorite Cure (Episode #1220H)

KQED Life: Fri, Feb 17, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

We travel across country borders and through time to explore a universal comfort food staple: chicken soup. Every culture has its own version and Ming shares his from childhood, a Wonton Noodle Soup. Food and Wine Editor-in-Chief, Dana Cowin, joins us in the kitchen and shares her trials and tribulations - and a secret ingredient - for her own Udon Noodle Soup. A childhood favorite you no longer have to ask mom to make.

Texas 2 (Episode #1324H)

KQED Life: Thu, Feb 16, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

It's fall in Dallas, and we're visiting with renowned local chefs this week on Simply Ming! Ming tries out the local fare in Texas, visiting area purveyors and meeting with friends old and new. Getting inspiration from the city, Ming contributes his own dish to the cities cuisine culture.

Texas 1 (Episode #1323H)

KQED Life: Wed, Feb 15, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

It's fall in Dallas, and we're visiting with renowned local chefs this week on Simply Ming! Ming tries out the local fare in Texas, visiting area purveyors and meeting with friends old and new. Getting inspiration from the city, Ming contributes his own dish to the cities cuisine culture.

Jeremy Sewell (Episode #1322H)

KQED Life: Tue, Feb 14, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Have you ever wanted to cook a whole fish by yourself? Boston chef Jeremy Sewell will show you how! The James Beard award-winner makes whole black sea bass with ginger tomatoes, pesto and crispy squash blossoms. Meanwhile, Ming shows off his skills by cooking a whole steamed and flashed sea bass. Don't miss out, this week on Simply Ming!

Barbara Lynch (Episode #1321H)

KQED Life: Mon, Feb 13, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

This week on Simply Ming, James Beard award-winning chef Barbara Lynch shows us how to do seafood the New England way! Barbara starts us off with a shellfish and saffron stew, while Ming prepares a speedy gourmet dinner - a four-minute herb olive poached seafood. Savory, yet simple!

Rocco Dispirito (Episode #1409H)

KQED 9: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Award-winning chef, health advocate and New York Timesbest-selling cookbook author, Rocco DiSpirito is on the show. Voted "America's Most Exciting Young Chef" by Gourmetmagazine, his three-star restaurant Union Pacific was a New York City culinary landmark for years. Rocco starts us off with an almond vanilla protein smoothie, followed by a great spinach pesto pasta with tomatoes, and tops it all off with an instant almond cake with mixed berries. Ming keeps it simple but delicious with wok-stirred brown rice noodles with shiitakes and a spicy almond pesto.

Great Gratins (Episode #1219H)

KQED Life: Fri, Feb 10, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Gratins are beautiful, rich dishes that are filled with warmth and comfort. It pairs wonderfully with a steak, which Ming shows with his Gratin Dauphinois with Grilled Flat Iron Steak; or as its own dish like Colin Cowie's Gratin of Linguine. Long time friends, Ming and Colin show you how to customize this classic dish to your liking, making it as healthy or homey as you like, but always melt in your mouth delicious.

Jasper White (Episode #1320H)

KQED Life: Thu, Feb 9, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Boston's "king of seafood" Jasper White stops by Simply Ming to show us one-pot seafood dishes. Jasper creates a Portuguese-style seafood stew of clams, mussels and chourico, while Ming follows up with a hearty black bean, clam and mussel pasta. Two easy and enticing dishes that you can make at home!

Jody Adams (Episode #1319H)

KQED Life: Wed, Feb 8, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

It's all about homemade soups today on Simply Ming! To stir up some deliciousness, Ming is joined by his old friend Jody Adams. A James Beard award-winning chef, Jody makes a flavorful green pea and artichoke soup with two kinds of pesto, while Ming serves up a real hot and sour soup - and a little spiked lemonade to top it all off!

Michael Scelfo (Episode #1318H)

KQED Life: Tue, Feb 7, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Everyone's favorite party dish gets a new twist! Michael Scelfo, owner and chef of Alden & Harlow, named one of the best new restaurants by Bon Appetit, joins Ming to make three game-changing hummus dishes. Using butternut squash, curry and edamame, they're creating dishes that are delicious and healthy, this week on Simply Ming!

California 4 (Episode #1317H)

KQED Life: Mon, Feb 6, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Ming drives up the California coast to get the scoop on popular local ingredients, and meet up with new friends to try out tasty new dishes that you can make at home. This week, on Simply Ming!

Shaun Hergatt (Episode #1408H)

KQED 9: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

New York executive chef Shaun Hergatt from the restaurant Juni joins the show. Today it's duck two ways. He creates an acacia-glazed duck breast with plum puree and fennel salad,while Ming tries to match him with duck pho with sweet potato noodles and Thai herbs.

Cooking Local with Lachlan Colwill (Episode #1218H)

KQED Life: Fri, Feb 3, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Cooking local is the theme of this episode on the road in Australia. We visit Hentley Farms in Barossa where we connect with their executive chef Lachlan Colwill. Lachlan sources most of his ingredients from the farm's herb garden, chicken coup, hatchery and even the nearby creek. Lachlan cooks up Seared Blue Fin Tuna with Cured Egg Yolk, while Ming makes a Buttermilk Tempura "Surf & Turf".

California 3 - Richard Zarate (Episode #1316H)

KQED Life: Thu, Feb 2, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

This week on Simply Ming we have the godfather of Peruvian cuisine and three time James Beard nominee Ricardo Zarate. He and Ming swap homestyle recipes from their different cultures before sitting down to a decadent meal.

California - Animal (Episode #1315H)

KQED Life: Wed, Feb 1, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

This week on Simply Ming, we'll check out the LA hotspot Animal. Watch as Ming meets with the two visionaries behind the project, chefs Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo. Don't miss out on what each of these talented chefs have in store for you!

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