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Martha Bakes Previous Broadcasts

Citrus (Episode #401H)

KQED Life: Thu, May 28, 2015 -- 4:00 PM

In this lesson, Martha shares her love of citrus with four favorite recipes: a light and airy orange chiffon cake bursting with flavor, Shaker lemon pie with a three-ingredient filling, mouthwatering lime squares with pistachio graham-cracker crust and an upside-down cake made with three kinds of citrus.

Tuiles (Episode #208H)

KQED Life: Tue, May 26, 2015 -- 4:00 PM

Tuile is a French word for tiles, and when these paper-thin cookies are presented in rows, they're meant to look like the curved tiles on rooftops. Learn how to make five variations, beginning with the basic tuile batter. Martha then demonstrates lacy nut cookies, brandy snap cups, the ubiquitous fortune cookie, and chocolate tuile ice cream cones.

Special Breads (Episode #207H)

KQED Life: Sun, May 24, 2015 -- 5:30 PM

Join Martha as she shares her secrets for making three of her all-time favorite breads. First, an Irish soda bread that she serves every St. Patrick's Day, always a hit. Next: an olive and cheese loaf - a no-knead bread that's baked in an enameled cast iron pot. Then a simple and delicious bread called Sally Lunn. And finally, a memorable custard-filled cornbread.

Puddings (Episode #304H)

KQED 9: Sun, May 24, 2015 -- 2:00 PM

Pudding doesn't have to come from a box. Learn to make Kris Kringle bread pudding, an irresistible handmade gift, and the technique for preparing chocolate pots de creme, an old-fashioned French baked custard. Create an impressive steamed cranberry pudding, using a pudding mold, and a light and airy lemon pudding.

Southern (Episode #409H)

KQED 9: Sat, May 23, 2015 -- 2:00 PM

Join Martha as she shares four of her favorite recipes highlighting the South's rich culinary heritage. An irresistible banana cream pie that's perfect for any occasion, a coconut cake loaded with more coconut than you thought possible, and a spoon bread that's more "pudding" than "bread" and as light as a souffle. Plus, pecan tassies, petite pastries featuring the flavors and textures of pecan pie.

Muffins (Episode #313H)

KQED Life: Thu, May 21, 2015 -- 4:00 PM

Kick start your morning with one of these five fantastic muffin recipes: giant bran muffins filled with raisins, citrusy mini orange muffins, moist and delicious healthy morning muffins, plum-filled coffee cake muffins and - the ideal solution to a bumper crop of zucchini - glazed zucchini muffins.

Special Breads (Episode #207H)

KQED Life: Tue, May 19, 2015 -- 4:00 PM

Join Martha as she shares her secrets for making three of her all-time favorite breads. First, an Irish soda bread that she serves every St. Patrick's Day, always a hit. Next: an olive and cheese loaf - a no-knead bread that's baked in an enameled cast iron pot. Then a simple and delicious bread called Sally Lunn. And finally, a memorable custard-filled cornbread.

Croissants (Episode #206H)

KQED Life: Sun, May 17, 2015 -- 5:30 PM

A buttery croissant can be the perfect way to start the day, and with Martha's recipes and tips, you'll be able to make them at home. Learn how to make a classic crispy, light, flaky croissant - perfect with jam and butter. Next it's everyone's favorite - pain au chocolat, and then on to mini ham and cheese croissants and pain aux raisins.

Bar Cookies (Episode #303H)

KQED 9: Sun, May 17, 2015 -- 2:00 PM

Join Martha as she shares four mouth-watering recipes sure to be a hit at your next bake sale. Peanut butter and jelly bars inspired by everyone's favorite childhood combination and a decadent brownie with a surprise ingredient. Plus the best pecan bars with an indulgent toffee-like topping and a healthy fruit and nut energy bar.

Spiked (Episode #408H)

KQED 9: Sat, May 16, 2015 -- 2:00 PM

With good reason, many desserts include alcohol in the list of ingredients. Learn how Martha spikes four longtime favorites for an incomparable depth of flavor: a traditional fruitcake loaded with candied fruits and nuts to share with family and friends; an easy plum-and-port crostata made with a flavorful port wine; rum raisin pie with a silken vanilla-rum custard and plump golden raisins; and tiramisu, everyone's favorite Italian dessert.

Cookies (Episode #312H)

KQED Life: Thu, May 14, 2015 -- 4:00 PM

Get your day off to a healthy start with a nutritious breakfast cookie. Learn the technique for creating the subtle nutty flavor that makes the brown butter cookies so special and how you can easily transform a simple macaroon with the addition of one or two ingredients. Make graham crackers so good you'll never want to go back to store-bought.

Croissants (Episode #206H)

KQED Life: Tue, May 12, 2015 -- 4:00 PM

A buttery croissant can be the perfect way to start the day, and with Martha's recipes and tips, you'll be able to make them at home. Learn how to make a classic crispy, light, flaky croissant - perfect with jam and butter. Next it's everyone's favorite - pain au chocolat, and then on to mini ham and cheese croissants and pain aux raisins.

Custards (Episode #205H)

KQED Life: Sun, May 10, 2015 -- 5:30 PM

Custard has never been so tempting as with Martha's many variations. Join Martha as she shares her recipes for a classic creme brulee, a cherry clafouti, creme caramel - and to top things off, mocha custards.

Breakfast (Episode #302H)

KQED 9: Sun, May 10, 2015 -- 2:00 PM

One of Martha's favorite meals for entertaining is breakfast, and in this episode, she shares four favorite recipes: a classic puffy German pancake known as Dutch baby, oven-baked French toast, make-ahead classics like quiche made with peas and ham, and a cheese, ham and onion strata. All are sure to perfectly start the day for family and friends.

Bundt Cakes (Episode #311H)

KQED Life: Thu, May 7, 2015 -- 4:00 PM

Join Martha as she shares four of her favorites: lemon bundt cake, Devil's bundt cake, whipped cream cake, and applesauce spice cake - each perfect for any celebration.

Custards (Episode #205H)

KQED Life: Tue, May 5, 2015 -- 4:00 PM

Custard has never been so tempting as with Martha's many variations. Join Martha as she shares her recipes for a classic creme brulee, a cherry clafouti, creme caramel - and to top things off, mocha custards.

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