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Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef Previous Broadcasts

Brioche Made Easy (Episode #406H)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 24, 2014 -- 11:00 AM

Chef Keller makes brioche just like his father did for their family patisserie. With the dough, he creates bretzels with a cream filling and mouth-watering beignets. Recipes: Brioche Bretzels; Beignets.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 25, 2014 -- 2:30 PM

Curry Favorites (Episode #220)

KQED Life: Thu, Oct 23, 2014 -- 11:00 AM

What used to be an exotic spice has gone mainstream as people fall in love with its flavor and versatility. Chef Keller demonstrates how to make a curry spice blend from scratch and then makes two great recipes, all enhanced by the flavors of this remarkable spice. Recipes: Oven-Roasted Curried Pork Loin on Green Lentils with Sauteed Apples; Veggie Curry Burger.

Beer: Not Just for Drinking (Episode #219)

KQED Life: Wed, Oct 22, 2014 -- 11:00 AM

Steeped in the tradition of great Alsatian beers, Chef Keller shows why beer is a remarkable flavor enhancer and tenderizer. In today's show, he uses it in a marinade, a batter, and even a surprise chocolate dessert; the results are sensational. Recipes: Beer-Marinated Flank Steak; Beer-Battered Onion Rings; Chocolate Stout Cake.

Outside The Meat Box: Wild Game (Episode #218)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 21, 2014 -- 11:00 AM

It's truly refreshing to eat game which is now readily available in many grocery stores. Chef Keller presents some of the most popular game dishes from his Fleur de Lys restaurants with recipes that are tailored to home cooks. Recipes: Horseradish Crusted Venison Chops with Current Sauce; Muscovy Duck Breast with a Vanilla Sauce.

Mayonnaise Heaven (Episode #217)

KQED Life: Mon, Oct 20, 2014 -- 11:00 AM

Chef Keller's famed Burger Bar restaurant serves up gallons of mayonnaise every day, all made from scratch because it allows them to use only the best ingredients. After demonstrating the super-easy technique of homemade mayonnaise, Chef Keller shows what to do with it by making zucchini fries and the most famous fish stew in the world. Recipes: Homemade Mayonnaise, Aioli, Rouille; Zucchini Fries; Bouillabaisse.

Weekend Entertaining (Episode #405)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 17, 2014 -- 11:00 AM

Chef Keller prepares a scrumptious dinner starting with a refreshing and healthy asparagus salad. For the main course, he uses a delicious cut of beef, slow braised in beer accompanied by mac and cheese that's brought to a whole new level of goodness. Recipes: Raw Asparagus, Radish, and Shiitake Mushroom Salad; Braised Flat Iron Steak and Wild Mushroom Mac & Cheese.

Spotlight On Crusts (Episode #216)

KQED Life: Thu, Oct 16, 2014 -- 11:00 AM

Besides great flavors, chefs know that the right textures of a dish introduced through a great crust can propel it into new dimensions. Chef Keller crowns salmon filets with a special crust inspired from his Alsatian roots and then makes a succulent beef tenderloin which is slow-roasted under a herb-scented salt canopy. Recipes: Choucroute Crusted Salmon; Beef Tenderloin in Herb-Salt Crust.

Keller Family Treasures, Part 1 (Episode #401H)

KQED Life: Wed, Oct 15, 2014 -- 11:00 AM

Chef Keller recreates classics from his hometown of Ribeauville, France. Dishes include a light mayonnaise he learned from his grandmother and another family favorite, a rolled pasta dish made with a savory filling. Poached Leeks with Grandma's Light Mayonnaise; Fleischschnaka (Pasta Roulade).

Hats Off to Hollandaise (Episode #214)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 14, 2014 -- 11:00 AM

Considered one of the most important "mother" sauces in French Cuisine and a must-know for chefs, hollandaise is a prized addition to many dishes. Chef Keller presents an easy-to-follow method for making the sauce along with a delightful twist on eggs benedict. Next he demonstrates a famous variation of hollandaise, the Bernaise Sauce. Recipes: Basic Hollandaise Sauce; Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict; Rib Eye Steak with Bernaise Sauce.

Brunch Picks (Episode #213)

KQED Life: Mon, Oct 13, 2014 -- 11:00 AM

Chef Keller demonstrates two of his favorite recipes to serve for brunch. First, he reveals the secret for making the perfect crepe and then creates a layered crepe cake which is as beautiful as it is delicious. The second recipe is a mouth-watering breakfast burger made with eggs, prosciutto, and avocado. Recipes: Layered Crepe Cake with Blueberries and Ricotta Cheese; Breakfast Burger.

Weekend Brunch (Episode #404)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 10, 2014 -- 11:00 AM

Chef Keller shares his brunch favorites including a twist on a twice-baked potato that will dazzle guests. Recipes: Chantal's Pitcher of Cosmopolitans; Baked Potato Shells Stuffed with Scrambled Eggs, Oysters, and Smoked Salmon.

The Secret of Stock (Episode #212)

KQED Life: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 -- 11:00 AM

While some store-bought convenience products are acceptable to chefs, there's just no comparing canned broth with a fragrant, rich homemade version. After demonstrating a classic beef stock, Chef Keller uses it to make a trendy Asian hot pot offering and one of France's most beloved Sunday supper meals. Recipes: Savory Beef Broth; Shabu Shabu; Pot au Feu.

Phyllo Fun (Episode #211)

KQED Life: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 -- 11:00 AM

Chef Keller reveals how store-bought phyllo dough can be a secret weapon for home cooks who are looking for fast and elegant recipes. He uses it to create delicious appetizers and a mouth-watering fruit dessert. Recipes: Goat Cheese Stuffed Phyllo with Mushrooms, Spinach, Pine Nuts & Bacon, Pineapple & Dried Cherry Phyllo Packages with Rum Creme Anglaise.

Back to the Future with Puff Pastry (Episode #210)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 7, 2014 -- 11:00 AM

Chef Keller takes two classic childhood favorites and transforms them into grown-up culinary delights, all with the help of store-bought puff pastry. First, he dresses up chicken pot pie with Madeira, pearl onions, and baby carrots. Then, substituting puff pastry for graham crackers, he makes a to-die-for S'more with luscious, creamy homemade marshmallow. Recipes: Roasted Chicken Pot Pie; S'more Burgers.

Souffle Secrets (Episode #209)

KQED Life: Mon, Oct 6, 2014 -- 11:00 AM

With their perfectly airy and deliciously fluffy texture, souffles are a source of pride for many chefs. Chef Keller's user-friendly methods make them completely accessible to home cooks. Today he demonstrates three recipes, including a childhood favorite with strawberries, a classic ham and cheese, and an unforgettable chocolate dessert. Recipes: Grandma's Omelet Strawberry Souffle; Ham and Cheese Souffle; Chocolate Souffle.

Weekend Entertaining (Episode #405)

KQED 9: Sat, Oct 4, 2014 -- 2:30 PM

Chef Keller prepares a scrumptious dinner starting with a refreshing and healthy asparagus salad. For the main course, he uses a delicious cut of beef, slow braised in beer accompanied by mac and cheese that's brought to a whole new level of goodness. Recipes: Raw Asparagus, Radish, and Shiitake Mushroom Salad; Braised Flat Iron Steak and Wild Mushroom Mac & Cheese.

Keller Family Treasures, Part 3 (Episode #403)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 3, 2014 -- 11:00 AM

It's Alsatian home cooking at its best with a refreshing celery root salad, an Alsatian pork pie and a spectacular Black Forest Cake. Recipes: Celery Root, Apple, and Walnut Salad; La Tourte de la Vallee de Munster (Alsatian Pork Pie); Black Forest Cake.

Crowd-Pleasing Paella (Episode #208)

KQED Life: Thu, Oct 2, 2014 -- 11:00 AM

In Spain, the centerpiece of entertaining is often a great paella surrounded by hearty eaters, great wine and animated conversation. Using an abundance of fresh seafood, Chef Keller shows us how to prepare this Spanish national treasure with a recipe from his friend, DJ Frenchy le Freak. Recipes: Hubert's Favorite Paella.

Chicken 'round The World (Episode #207)

KQED Life: Wed, Oct 1, 2014 -- 11:00 AM

Chef Keller explores the flavors of the Mediterranean with the beautiful tradition of tagine. Next, he demonstrates a no-fail, French-inspired recipe for roasted chicken which includes a dramatic surprise ending. To complete this culinary tour, he uses classic Thai flavors in a hearty chicken burger. Recipes: Tagine of Chicken with Prunes, Honey & Almonds; Sleek Roaster Chicken with Rosemary, Parsnips & Fennel; Thai Chicken Burger.

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