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Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef Previous Broadcasts

Celebrating Salmon (Episode #205)

KQED Life: Wed, Oct 31, 2012 -- 11:00 AM

Chef Keller serves up two very unique, mouth-watering ways to prepare salmon, starting with an exquisitely slow-roasted recipe that is all the rage at his San Francisco restaurant. Fleur de Lys, and finishing with a one-of-a-kind salmon burger injected with a silky smooth sauce. Recipes: Slow-Roasted Alaskan Salmon; Double Salmon Tartare Burger.

Loving Lamb (Episode #204)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 30, 2012 -- 11:00 AM

Lamb's richness and versatility delight the palates of foodies all over the world, but only if the right method of cooking is applied to the right cut of meat. Keller de-mystifies the art of cooking with lamb with a slow-cooked shank steeped in the flavors of France, followed by a cumin-scented rack of lamb. Recipes: Braised Lamb Shank Provencal; Cumin-Scented Rack of Lamb in a Honey-Red Wine Sauce.

Party Perfect (Episode #203)

KQED Life: Mon, Oct 29, 2012 -- 11:00 AM

When it comes to hors d'oeuvres, Chef Keller has his favorites - and his favorite ways to serve them. Today he reveals some show-stoppers that will definitely impress your guests. Recipes: Goat-Cheese Stuffed Mini Potatoes; Stuffed Cucumbers with Lump Crab Meat; Green Grape and Almond Gazpacho; Tuna Tartare.

Short Rib Sensation (Episode #202)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 26, 2012 -- 11:00 AM

Chef Keller show how to transform an inexpensive cut of meat into an elegant show-stopper with his tried-and-true recipe for ultra-succulent short ribs. He then turns the leftovers into a hearty, chunky soup and a surprise burger. Recipes: Red Wine Braised Shortribs; Short Rib Soup with Mushrooms and Pearl Couscous; Short Rib Surprise Burger.

The Great Pies of France (Episode #201)

KQED Life: Thu, Oct 25, 2012 -- 11:00 AM

Luscious, savory pies have long been the hallmark of great French home cooking. Chef Keller presents some blue-ribbon winners that use flavors and aromas that take you right into the heart of France. Recipes: Alsatian Onion Pie; Pissaladerie; Tarte Flambee Alsaciene.

Romantic Feast (Part 2) (Episode #326)

KQED Life: Wed, Oct 24, 2012 -- 11:00 AM

Next is the main course on Chef Keller's romantic dinner: a tender, succulent rack of lamb wrapped in a vegetable ragout and served with a mushroom polenta. Dessert is a decadent warm chocolate tart made with a dash of orange liqueur. Recipes: Rack of Lamb Wrapped in Vegetable Ragout, Warm Chocolate Tart

Romantic Feast (Part 1) (Episode #325)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 23, 2012 -- 11:00 AM

Chef Keller makes the ultimate romantic dinner, starting with parsnip blinis, thin delicate pancakes topped with sour cream and caviar. Then it's a stunning version of lobster thermidor with a silky, creamy filling of lobster and vegetables. Recipes: Parsnip Blini, Lobster Thermidor

Sandwiches from Master Chefs (Part 2) (Episode #324)

KQED Life: Mon, Oct 22, 2012 -- 11:00 AM

Today's show includes more great sandwiches from Chef Keller's master chef friends. First Rick Moonen makes a scrumptious sloppy joe with catfish and his own, very special barbecue sauce. Then star chef Shawn McClain takes burgers to a new level by combining Wagyu beef, short rib meat, goat cheese, and an artichoke-ham relish. Recipes: Rick Moonen's Catfish Sloppy Joe, Shawn McClain's Mediterranean Burger

Party Perfect (Episode #203)

KQED 9: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

When it comes to hors d'oeuvres, Chef Keller has his favorites - and his favorite ways to serve them. Today he reveals some show-stoppers that will definitely impress your guests. Recipes: Goat-Cheese Stuffed Mini Potatoes; Stuffed Cucumbers with Lump Crab Meat; Green Grape and Almond Gazpacho; Tuna Tartare.

Sandwiches from Master Chefs (Part 1) (Episode #323)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 19, 2012 -- 11:00 AM

Chef Keller asks his chef friends to create their favorite sandwiches. Chef Vincent Poussel of the famed Auerole restaurant in Las Vegas makes an unforgettable ham and cheese with home-cured ham on kalamata olive bread. Two-star Michelin Chef Julian Serrano uses chorizo and saffron aioli to spice up an egg sandwich. Recipes: Home-Cured Ham and Cheese on Kalamata Olive Bread, Fried-Egg Sandwich with Chorizo, Padron Peppers and Saffron Aioli

Demystifying Duck Confit (Episode #322)

KQED Life: Thu, Oct 18, 2012 -- 11:00 AM

Many people love eating duck confit with its super succulent texture and flavor, but never tried to make it. Chef Keller shows us how to make it step-by-step at home and then uses the meat to create a beautiful terrine. Recipes: Duck Confit, Duck and Pork Terrine with Pistachios

Burgers from a Master (Episode #321)

KQED Life: Wed, Oct 17, 2012 -- 11:00 AM

It's two special burgers from the Burger Bar, including a unique slider pairing buffalo meat and some succulent crab followed by a BLT burger made with turkey meat and topped with a spicy aioli. Recipes: Buffalo Surf and Turf Slider, BLT Turkey Burger

Fleur Tastings (Episode #320)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 16, 2012 -- 11:00 AM

Chef Keller shows how to pack lots of punch and great flavors into small plates with three popular dishes from his restaurant, Fleur. Recipes: Tuna Tacos Slow-Cooked Smoky Baby Ribs, Beef Tartare

Coq Au Vin (Episode #319)

KQED Life: Mon, Oct 15, 2012 -- 11:00 AM

From Chef Keller's classic repertoire comes Coq au Vin, the signature dish of many French bistros which is braised in rich red wine along with mushrooms and onions. Dessert is another classic: a Mille-feuille (Napoleon) layered with pastry cream, berries, and some delicate puff pastry. Recipes: Coq au Vin, Mille-feuille (Napoleon)

Stack It with Style (Episode #318)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 12, 2012 -- 11:00 AM

On today's show, Chef Keller shows how to add great pizzazz to food presentations by creating Beautiful stacks. First, he's pairing corn pancakes with two different kinds of salmon plus a dab of caviar. His second stack includes crab, avocado and tomato. Recipes: Corn Pancakes and Seafood Stacks, Avocado, Crab, and Tomato Stacks

Vegetarian Favorites (Episode #317)

KQED Life: Thu, Oct 11, 2012 -- 11:00 AM

It's a vegetarian feast, starting with a classic French potato pie filled with shallots, swiss cheese and a hearty dose of fresh herbs. Then it's a dessert that is both healthy and decadent. Recipes: Alsatian Potato Pie, Chocolate Quinoa Mousse

French-Style Fruit Tarts (Episode #316)

KQED Life: Wed, Oct 10, 2012 -- 11:00 AM

Chef Keller makes two, French-style fruit tarts, starting with a home-style, quick pear tart. Then it is renowned classic, the Tarte aux Fruits just like the ones found in bakeries throughout France. Recipes: Poached Pear Tart with Rum-Flavored Almond Cream, Tarte aux Fruits

Osso Bucco: Keller Style (Episode #315)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 9, 2012 -- 11:00 AM

Turning even Italian heads, Chef Keller continues his veal class with a hearty Osso Bucco made With a whole shank and root vegetables for a unique, dramatic and delicious result. Recipes: Osso Bucco, Glazed Vegetable Stew, Apple Tart Tatin

Veal for a Special Occasion (Episode #314)

KQED Life: Mon, Oct 8, 2012 -- 11:00 AM

Most French chefs love veal for its tender texture and delicate flavor, and Chef Keller is no exception. Today he's making a veal loin and stuffing it with pancetta, sweetbreads and pistachios. Dessert is a rich espresso drowned in ice cream. Recipes: Veal Loin Stuffed with Pancetta, Pistachios and Sweetbreads, Affogato

Short Rib Sensation (Episode #202)

KQED 9: Sat, Oct 6, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Chef Keller show how to transform an inexpensive cut of meat into an elegant show-stopper with his tried-and-true recipe for ultra-succulent short ribs. He then turns the leftovers into a hearty, chunky soup and a surprise burger. Recipes: Red Wine Braised Shortribs; Short Rib Soup with Mushrooms and Pearl Couscous; Short Rib Surprise Burger.

Fruit Tarts (Episode #313)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 5, 2012 -- 11:00 AM

Chef Keller makes two, French-style fruit tarts, starting with an easy-to-make pear tart similar to the ones made by home cooks. He then makes a stunning Tartes Aux Fruites, the renowned classic found in bakeries throughout France. Recipes: Poached Pear Tart with Rum-Flavored Almond Cream; Tartes aux Fruites Recipes.

Halibut Two Ways (Episode #312)

KQED Life: Thu, Oct 4, 2012 -- 11:00 AM

Chefs love halibut for its versatility and hearty texture. Today, Chef Keller makes it two ways - one with red wine and one with white. Recipes: Grilled Halibut in Barigoule (Artichoke Wine Broth); Red Wine Braised Halibut on a Bed of Endives and Mushrooms.

Beef Wellington (Episode #311)

KQED Life: Wed, Oct 3, 2012 -- 11:00 AM

Chef Keller prepares his favorite holiday dinner main course: Beef Wellington, a French classic that never goes out of style along with a delicious and colorful vegetable stew. Recipes: Beef Wellington; Sauteed Vegetables with String Beans and Shiitakes.

Treasures of Provence: Eggplant & Tomatoes (Episode #310)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 2, 2012 -- 11:00 AM

Inspired by the cooking of Provence, Chef Keller creates some fabulous dishes with the classic combination of eggplant and tomatoes, including a show-stopping stack. Recipes: Poor Man's Caviar; Eggplant, Pepper & Goat Cheese Stack.

Signature Burgers (Episode #309)

KQED Life: Mon, Oct 1, 2012 -- 11:00 AM

Today's menu comes from The Burger Bar and includes Chef Keller's signature Buffalo Burger with his secret recipe for a very special red wine sauce. On the side is a recipe for some crunchy, juicy homemade onion rings. Recipes: Buffalo Burger; Beer-Battered Onion Rings with Spicy Aioli.

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