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Sam Hayward (Episode #1410H)

KQED Life: Thu, Oct 19, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Ming is joined by Maine's master of fresh, local and sustainable food, chef Sam Hayward. With his restaurants Fore Street and Scales Restaurant & Seafood Market, Sam is credited with transforming Maine's food scene. Today both Ming and Sam are cooking with shellfish. Sam combines local Bang's Island mussels, local cider, leeks and sea greens with grilled bread while Ming makes wok-stirred Thai King Crab Legs with green papaya and crispy rice.

Rocco Dispirito (Episode #1409H)

KQED Life: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

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.

Shaun Hergatt (Episode #1408H)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 17, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

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.

Johnny Iuzzini (Episode #1407H)

KQED Life: Mon, Oct 16, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

It's "dark and stormy" time with James Beard award-winning uber-pastry chef Johnny Iuzzini. Johnny was named one of the 10 most influential pastry chefs in America. He shows his best today when he creates an amazing frozen dark & stormy souffle. And Ming will do a dark and stormy his way with his dark & stormy doughnuts with ginger cloud cream.

Jason Bond (Episode #1424H)

KQED 9: Sun, Oct 15, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

The best of New England seafood is celebrated with Tavern Road chef and co-owner Louis DiBiccari. They are cooking up lobster four ways. Louis is doing a lobster risotto with lobster gravy while Ming makes use of his leftovers with Thai basil-lobster risotto cakes and tomato-lobster emulsion.

Rick Bayless (Episode #1406H)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 13, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Master-chef of Mexican cuisine and Emmy-nominated host, Rick Bayless. has nine cookbooks and owns several restaurants in Chicago including the much-acclaimed Frontera Grill. He is also well-known for his public television series, Mexico One Plate at a Time. Today, Rick's going to make a green chili adobo taco duo including roasted chayote with herbs and goat cheese and shrimp skillet tacos. He then helps Ming cook up a family-favorite, surf-n-surf moo shu wraps.

Madhur Jaffrey (Episode #1405H)

KQED Life: Thu, Oct 12, 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: Wed, Oct 11, 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: Tue, Oct 10, 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: Mon, Oct 9, 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.

Robert Sisca (Episode #1423H)

KQED 9: Sun, Oct 8, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

James Beard-nominated chef Susan Regis joins Ming from her new Cambridge, Mass., restaurant, Shepard. Today is all about fresh-picked veggies. Susan starts out by making a rye berry salad with wine cap mushrooms, wild greens and an herbed creme rraiche. Ming follows it with a coriander-crusted salmon and quinoa with an asparagus sauce and asparagus salsa.

Daniel Boulud (Episode #1401H)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 6, 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: Thu, Oct 5, 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: Wed, Oct 4, 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: Tue, Oct 3, 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: Mon, Oct 2, 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.

Hawai'i - Roy Yamaguchi and Alan Wong (Episode #1422H)

KQED 9: Sun, Oct 1, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Heading to the Hawai'i Food and Wine festival, Ming bumps into chefs Roy Yamaguchi and Alan Wong, masters of Hawai'ian cuisine. As the friends catch up, they decide to head to their favorite place - the kitchen - to create three distinct and flavorful fish dishes.

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