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Mind of A Chef, The Previous Broadcasts

Past (Episode #405H)

KQED Life: Mon, Sep 18, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

Join Hamilton as she revisits her past and sees how it influenced her as a chef. She not only goes to forage along a stream, but also meets up with old family friend to cook up some comfort food.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 19, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Winter (Episode #309H)

KQED 9: Sun, Sep 17, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Explores a day in the life of chef Magnus Nilsson as he and the staff at Faviken prepare for a night of service. We follow Magnus from the early morning when he forages for spruce branches for his scallop dish, through the heat of service when every detail is timed-out. At the end of the night, we understand how and why the experience at Faviken is meticulously choreographed and executed.

Hunger (Episode #404H)

KQED Life: Mon, Sep 11, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

Learn how Gabrielle's experiences with hunger made her the chef she is today.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 12, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Bourbon (Episode #308H)

KQED 9: Sun, Sep 10, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Ed explores the evolution of a dish and the public's changing tastes. Bigger themes are tackled as he tries his hand at cooking alternative meats (like alligator) as he looks toward the future of the food chain. Ed also takes us behind the scenes of his popular restaurant, 610 Magnolia, to see change in action from the vantage point of a chef-owner whose restaurant updates its menu almost daily. The ephemeral is explored in multiple disciplines, from graffiti to eel terrine.

Best Of: Birds (Episode #514H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 9, 2017 -- 3:30 PM

This "best of" episode opens the birdcage on some familiar (and not so familiar) poultry dishes. Chinese chicken noodle soup and chicken and dumplings make an appearance, but stuffed Faroe Island puffin and duck on a string get screen time as well.

Rome (Episode #403H)

KQED Life: Mon, Sep 4, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

Follow Gabrielle on a visit to the ancient city, where she makes a parmesan omelet and ravioli.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 5, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Impermanence (Episode #307H)

KQED 9: Sun, Sep 3, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

What makes bourbon the classic American spirit, and why is it so closely associated with Kentucky? Ed and his band of merry men and women (whiskey patriarch Julian Van Winkle, a first-generation bourbon maker, the owner of a cooperage, bourbon lover Aisha Tyler, Carolina chef Ashley Christensen) set out to distill this prized and often misunderstood liquor down to its many parts.

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