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Madhur Jaffrey (Episode #1405H)

KQED Life: Mon, Jun 26, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Ming and his guest are cooking with curry spices. One of the best Indian chefs in the country, Madhur Jaffrey, joins the show. She is a James-beard award-winning author, actress, and restaurateur. Madhur is going to show how to make potatoes in a Marwari style with griddle bread and Ming aims to impress with a Japanese chicken curry with caramelized onions and cauliflower.

Tiffani Faison (Episode #1404H)

KQED Life: Fri, Jun 23, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Top Chef alum and restaurateur, chef Tiffani Faison joins the show. She's the chef and owner of Tiger Mama and Sweet Cheeks in Boston. Today it's all about ground meat. Tiffany is making a Vietnamese dish called pad gra pow and Ming is making meatloaf sliders with sambal-bell pepper chutney. They're kicking off the party with a simple and delicious caipirinha.

Jacques Pepin (Episode #1403H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jun 22, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

The iconic television host, artist and master chef, Jacques Pepin, joins Ming as they cook up chicken livers two ways. Jacques is making chicken livers with mushroom port cranberry sauce, olive oil small potatoes, and topping it all off with an incredible chocolate Souffle; while Ming tries to match that with a hot chicken liver mousse with bacon-thyme sauce.

Lidia Bastianich (Episode #1402H)

KQED Life: Wed, Jun 21, 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: Tue, Jun 20, 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: Mon, Jun 19, 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: Fri, Jun 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 2 (Episode #1324H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jun 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.

Texas 1 (Episode #1323H)

KQED Life: Wed, Jun 14, 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, Jun 13, 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, Jun 12, 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!

Jasper White (Episode #1320H)

KQED Life: Fri, Jun 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: Thu, Jun 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: Wed, Jun 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: Tue, Jun 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!

California 3 - Richard Zarate (Episode #1316H)

KQED Life: Mon, Jun 5, 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: Fri, Jun 2, 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!

California - Roy Choi (Episode #1314H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jun 1, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

While in LA, Ming stops by the chat with praised local chef Roy Choi. Roy takes Ming on a ride in one of his popular food trucks while they cook up some daring cuisine. All that and more, this week on Simply Ming!

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