This series is the culmination of chef Jacques Pepin's 60+ years of experience in the kitchen. Jacques welcomes his daughter Claudine, granddaughter Shorey and lifelong friends and colleagues to cook with him. In each ingredient-driven episode, the 75-year-old culinary legend provides step-by-step instruction for creating a mouth-watering dish and demonstrates his impeccable technique, from chopping an onion or peeling a softly boiled egg to breaking down a leg of lamb. The series encourages novices to take their first culinary steps and entices seasoned home chefs to try something new.
Essential Pepin Previous Broadcasts
Ocean Options (Episode #125H)
KQED Life: Thu, Mar 23, 2017 -- 5:30 PM
Brandade De Morue Au Gratin; Sea Bass In Shredded Potato Skin; Nage Courte Of Striped Bass; Codfish In Olive Oil And Horseradish Sauce.
Fruit Fete (Episode #112H)
KQED Life: Tue, Mar 21, 2017 -- 5:30 PM
Good Lady Apples Bon Femme; Stew Of Red Summer Fruit; Braised Pears In A Caramel Sauce; Flambeed Bananas; Apple Fritters.
Souper Soups for Supper (Episode #120H)
KQED Plus: Tue, Mar 21, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
Tomato Chowder With Mollet Eggs; Black Bean Soup With Bananas; Garlic Soup; Onion Soup Lyonnaise-Style; Consomme.
Game Day (Episode #119H)
KQED Plus: Mon, Mar 20, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
Venison Steaks In Sweet-Sour Sauce; Skillet Duck With Red Oak Salad; Sauteed Rabbit With Morels And Pearl Onions.
Sweet Endings (Episode #124H)
KQED Life: Thu, Mar 16, 2017 -- 5:30 PM
Chocolate Mint Truffettes; Quick Almond And Plum Cake; Tuiles A L'orange; Summer Cornets Susie.
Cattle Call (Episode #111H)
KQED Life: Tue, Mar 14, 2017 -- 5:30 PM
Grilled Steak With Lemon-Thyme Butter; Spicy Rib Roast; Veal Chops With Caper Sauce; Braised Beef In Red Wine.
Egg-Ceptional (Episode #118H)
KQED Plus: Tue, Mar 14, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
Mollet Eggs Florentine; Eggs In Ramekins; Eggs En Cocotte; Scrambled Eggs In Bread Cases With Candied Oyster Mushrooms; Fines Herbs Omelet; Mushroom Omelet; Flat Potato Omelet.
Rollin' In Dough (Episode #117H)
KQED Plus: Mon, Mar 13, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
Soda Bread; Gros Pain; Long Proofed Baguette; Brioche; Bread Galettes.
Eggs-Quisite (Episode #123H)
KQED Life: Thu, Mar 9, 2017 -- 5:30 PM
Quiche With Bacon; Eggs Jeannette; Flan With Green Herbs; Spinach, Ham And Parmesan Souffle.
Easy and Elegant Seafood (Episode #110H)
KQED Life: Tue, Mar 7, 2017 -- 5:30 PM
Lobster In Artichoke Hearts; Shrimp Pane On Watercress; Escoffier Quenelles; Monkfish Roulade.
Shell-Ebration (Episode #116H)
KQED Plus: Tue, Mar 7, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
Crab Cakes With Avocado Sauce; Oysters Madison; Mussels Poulette; Mussels Gratinee; Clam Fritters.
All Puffed Up (Episode #115H)
KQED Plus: Mon, Mar 6, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
Sugared Puff Paste Sticks; Fast Puff Pastry; Crystallized Puff Paste Of Orange; Choux A La Creme; Chocolate Paris-Brest Cake.
Good Catch! (Episode #122H)
KQED Life: Thu, Mar 2, 2017 -- 5:30 PM
Grilled Swordfish With Spicy Yogurt Sauce; Baked Mackerel With Potatoes And Onions; Seafood With "Handkerchiefs"; Poached Trout In Vegetable Broth.