Martha Stewart presents a how-to series on baking filmed in her Bedford kitchen in Katonah, New York.
Martha Bakes Previous Broadcasts
Bar Cookies (Episode #303H)
KQED 9: Wed, Aug 20, 2014 -- 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.
Puff Pastry (Episode #105H)
KQED Life: Tue, Aug 19, 2014 -- 4:00 PM
With Martha as your guide (and a little elbow grease), learn to make delicate, buttery puff pastry in your own kitchen. Martha demonstrates how to create the layers upon layers of buttery pastry, and then how to use it in a variety of sweet and savory treats, including the iconic French napoleon.
Cookies (Episode #312H)
KQED Life: Thu, Aug 14, 2014 -- 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.
Pound Cake (Episode #104H)
KQED Life: Tue, Aug 12, 2014 -- 4:00 PM
Pound cake makes excellent use of the basic building blocks of baking - butter, sugar, eggs and flour - and offers nearly unlimited opportunities for adaptation (incorporating cream cheese or semolina, for example). Martha takes the viewer through variations, starting with the most traditional and finishing with a version inspired by her travels through Asia.
Bundt Cakes (Episode #311H)
KQED Life: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 -- 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.
Breakfast (Episode #302H)
KQED 9: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 -- 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.
Cheesecake (Episode #103H)
KQED Life: Tue, Aug 5, 2014 -- 4:00 PM
Is there anything more indulgent than rich, creamy cheesecake? In this episode, Martha creates a feast of cheesecakes in a range of sizes and flavors, including an Italian ricotta cheesecake and individual cherry cheesecakes, and teaches viewers how to achieve perfect results every time.
Pate Brisee (Episode #102H)
KQED Life: Sun, Aug 3, 2014 -- 5:30 PM
Martha demonstrates how easy it is to make a tender, flaky pate brisee crust - one of the most versatile and essential elements in the baker's arsenal. This crust can be used to make sweet or savory dishes; Martha offers a variety of options, including mile-high apple pie, a sumptuous tomato tart and more.
Pate Sucree (Episode #110H)
KQED 9: Sun, Aug 3, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
What most people know as simply "tart dough" is called pate sucree, or "sweet pastry," in professional kitchens. Martha demonstrates how easy it is to create elegant desserts based on this classic crust. Learn how to make a traditional lemon mousse damask tart with candied lemon peel, and a contemporary chocolate tart shell layered with homemade caramel and chocolate ganache and finished with a sprinkling of sea salt.