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Martha Bakes Previous Broadcasts

Northeast (Episode #402H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jan 31, 2015 -- 2:00 PM

Join Martha as she shares four mouthwatering regional favorites from the Northeast. A delectable cranberry tart flavored with currant jelly and cognac, mini chocolate whoopie pies filled with chocolate ganache, and the technique for getting those beloved crumbs on New York crumb cake. Plus, an easy-to-make babka that is so delicious you'll be tempted to eat it morning, noon and night.

Focaccia and Pizza (Episode #210H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 29, 2015 -- 4:00 PM

Everyone loves pizza, and making it at home can be easy and fun. In this episode, Martha teaches you how to make a wonderfully crisp and delicious oven-dried heirloom tomato pizza, a delectable grape focaccia, a perfectly thin tarte flambee, and a three-cheese gluten-free calzone using pizza dough.

Northeast (Episode #402H)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 27, 2015 -- 4:00 PM

Join Martha as she shares four mouthwatering regional favorites from the Northeast. A delectable cranberry tart flavored with currant jelly and cognac, mini chocolate whoopie pies filled with chocolate ganache, and the technique for getting those beloved crumbs on New York crumb cake. Plus, an easy-to-make babka that is so delicious you'll be tempted to eat it morning, noon and night.

Pound Cake (Episode #104H)

KQED Life: Mon, Jan 26, 2015 -- 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.

Old Fashioned Fruit Desserts (Episode #301H)

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 25, 2015 -- 5:30 PM

When fruit is at its peak, nothing beats an old-fashioned fruit dessert. In this episode, Martha creates four of her favorites: peach cobbler, blueberry crisp, blackberry buckle and pear brown betty - all delicious and easy to prepare.

Basic Breads (Episode #209H)

KQED 9: Sun, Jan 25, 2015 -- 2:00 PM

Whether you are a beginner or seasoned pro, you'll welcome Martha's expert tips and tricks for making basic breads at home. In this episode, she shares a variety of options, including white, multigrain, rye, and Parker House rolls.

Citrus (Episode #401H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jan 24, 2015 -- 2:00 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.

Basic Breads (Episode #209H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 22, 2015 -- 4:00 PM

Whether you are a beginner or seasoned pro, you'll welcome Martha's expert tips and tricks for making basic breads at home. In this episode, she shares a variety of options, including white, multigrain, rye, and Parker House rolls.

Citrus (Episode #401H)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 20, 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.

Cheesecake (Episode #103H)

KQED Life: Mon, Jan 19, 2015 -- 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.

Tuiles (Episode #208H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 15, 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.

Souffles (Episode #213H)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 13, 2015 -- 4:00 PM

Never thought you could master making a souffle? Well think again. In this episode, Martha demystifies the art of the souffle with some of her favorite variations, including a spectacular savory cheese souffle, caramel souffle, chocolate souffle, lemon souffle and finally - iced lemon mousse.

Pate Brisee (Episode #102H)

KQED Life: Mon, Jan 12, 2015 -- 4:00 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.

Tarts and Tartlets (Episode #212H)

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 11, 2015 -- 5:30 PM

Have you ever made a tart at home? Join Martha as she shares her secrets for making this simple and delicious dessert in four variations. First, she demonstrates an apple tart tatin - an upside down caramelized apple tart - with a pate brisee crust. She then shows you how to make a chewy chess tart with a cookie crust, lemon meringue tartlets, and mini rhubarb and raspberry galettes.

Tuiles (Episode #208H)

KQED 9: Sun, Jan 11, 2015 -- 2:00 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: Thu, Jan 8, 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.

Tarts and Tartlets (Episode #212H)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 6, 2015 -- 4:00 PM

Have you ever made a tart at home? Join Martha as she shares her secrets for making this simple and delicious dessert in four variations. First, she demonstrates an apple tart tatin - an upside down caramelized apple tart - with a pate brisee crust. She then shows you how to make a chewy chess tart with a cookie crust, lemon meringue tartlets, and mini rhubarb and raspberry galettes.

Yellow Cake (Episode #101H)

KQED Life: Mon, Jan 5, 2015 -- 4:00 PM

A simple recipe for yellow cake becomes the foundation for extraordinary desserts. Martha shares her father's favorite birthday cake, with an orange curd filling and a rich chocolate frosting - and offers tips for creating a bakery-worthy layer cake, such as creating even layers and applying a perfect coat of frosting. From a mouthwatering stone-fruit upside-down cake to a batch of strawberry cupcakes, Martha covers the possibilities for this yellow cake recipe.

Old Fashioned Fruit Desserts (Episode #301H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jan 3, 2015 -- 2:00 PM

When fruit is at its peak, nothing beats an old-fashioned fruit dessert. In this episode, Martha creates four of her favorites: peach cobbler, blueberry crisp, blackberry buckle and pear brown betty - all delicious and easy to prepare.

Croissants (Episode #206H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 1, 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.

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