Martha Stewart presents a how-to series on baking filmed in her Bedford kitchen in Katonah, New York.
Martha Bakes Previous Broadcasts
French Meringue (Episode #612H)
KQED Life: Thu, Oct 20, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
Make three show-stopping fantastic meringue-based desserts: individual pavlovas with a brightly colored orange curd filling, a stunning chocolate dacquoise cake layered with chocolate ganache and coffee buttercream, and a light-as-air tinted-pink angel food cake.
Muffins (Episode #313H)
KQED Life: Tue, Oct 18, 2016 -- 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.
Pastry Cream (Episode #611H)
KQED Life: Thu, Oct 13, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
Martha prepares one-pot pastry cream for three desserts: cherry tart with cherry spiked pastry cream, coffee pastry cream-filled cream puffs with chocolate glaze, and a favorite Polish dessert featuring cream mousseline between puff pastry.
Cookies (Episode #312H)
KQED Life: Tue, Oct 11, 2016 -- 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.
Holiday Breads (Episode #309H)
KQED Life: Sun, Oct 9, 2016 -- 5:30 PM
We all have beloved holiday recipes that have been handed down in our families. In this episode, Martha makes three traditional dishes, each one perfect for family and guests or to give as a gift. They include an impressive Italian panettone studded with dried fruit and almonds and finished with a sugar and almond topping, a classic German stollen - one that Martha's mother loved to make - loaded with dried fruit and marzipan, and an authentic, braided bread for the Greek Orthodox Easter embellished with bright red eggs. Each of these is sure to be the centerpiece of your festive holiday table.
Crackers & Flatbreads (Episode #307H)
KQED 9: Sun, Oct 9, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
Maybe you've never thought about making your own crackers or flatbreads, but you'll be surprised at how simple and easy they are. Join Martha for four irresistible versions that are a cinch to make. Start with flatbreads so beautiful they're like edible works of art, and blue cheese-pecan icebox crackers that can be sliced and baked. Then make a homemade version of a favorite store-bought cheesy cracker and thyme crackers cut into long thin triangles and sprinkled with sea salt - a great addition to any hors d'oeuvre tray.
Classic New England (Episode #701H)
KQED 9: Sat, Oct 8, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
Join Martha as she explores the wonders of New England. Pure maple syrup in a creamy maple custard pie, cranberries for a jewel-like tart with an easy press-in walnut crust, and a reinvented classic, Boston cream pie cupcakes. Plus, a buttermilk-blueberry tart that's sure to dazzle your dinner guests!
Layered Yeast Dough (Episode #610H)
KQED Life: Thu, Oct 6, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
Many favorite French bakery staples are made with layered yeast dough that relies on a technique called lamination. Join Martha as she shares tips for three classics: kouign-amann; unforgettable sugar and spiced cinnamon-sugar knots; and snails.
Bundt Cakes (Episode #311H)
KQED Life: Tue, Oct 4, 2016 -- 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.
Cupcakes (Episode #308H)
KQED Life: Sun, Oct 2, 2016 -- 5:30 PM
Swirled or sprinkled, small or large, cupcakes are adored by adults and kids alike, the "it dessert" that makes everybody smile. In this episode, Martha shares four scrumptious cupcake recipes: blueberry swirl, lemon meringue with a toasted meringue topping, red velvet with cream cheese frosting, and one-bite double diablo cupcakes (for the unrepentant chocoholics in your life).
Pies (Episode #306H)
KQED 9: Sun, Oct 2, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
Is there anyone who doesn't love pie? In this episode, Martha shares the secrets to three treasured pies along with some simple techniques. If you've ever struggled with making your own pastry, this is the show for you. Martha starts with a peach crumble pie filled with ripe, juicy peaches. She also makes the classic Southern favorite - key lime pie - with the tart juice of key limes, baked in a graham-cracker crust. Join her as she whips up a rich and decadent coconut cream pie made with toasted coconut and dollops of freshly whipped cream.
Press-In Crusts (Episode #613H)
KQED 9: Sat, Oct 1, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
Join Martha as she makes three press-in crust desserts, including classic cheesecake with a beautiful apricot finish and chocolate cream tart. Don't miss what makes her Atlantic Beach tart so special. Just one hint... it involves crackers.