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Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Television Previous Broadcasts

Simply Spanish (Episode #108H)

KQED 9: Tue, Oct 31, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Host Christopher Kimball travels to Washington, D.C. to cook with Jose Andres. Back at Milk Street, Jose's love of great food made with simple ingredients and techniques is translated into everyday cooking as Milk Street Cook Matthew Card makes garlic soup (sopa de ajo). Milk Street Cook Rayna Jhaveri shows how to make Spanish spice-crusted pork tenderloin bites (pinchos morunos). The show ends with Milk Street Cook Lynn Clark showing Chris how to make a vibrant kale salad. Massaging the leaves to keep them from being tough-a technique borrowed from Japanese cooking.

Mexico Every Single Day (Episode #105H)

KQED Life: Mon, Oct 30, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Milk Street goes to Mexico to get an insider view on traditional classics. Milk Street Cook Lynn Clark puts that intelligence into practice as she makes shrimp in chipotle sauce (camarones enchipotlados). Then, Milk Street Cook Rayna Jhaveri teaches host Christopher Kimball about Central Mexican guacamole: no lime juice, no garlic. Chris demonstrates his foolproof recipe for chili-pineapple margarita. To end the show, Milk Street Cook CatherineSmart demonstrates how to make the pantry staple cilantro-jalapeno adobo sauce.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 31, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

Milk Street Italian (Episode #107H)

KQED 9: Tue, Oct 24, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Italy provides inspiration as Milk Street Cook Matthew Card shows how to make a fast and fabulous Italian flatbread (piadina). Milk Street Cook Erika Bruce takes usually dense cheesecake to the lighter side as she shows host Christopher Kimball how to make ricotta-semolina cheesecake. Milk Street Cook Rayna Jhaveri makes a Tuesday Night favorite: gemelli pasta with chevre, arugula and walnuts. To end the show, Chris lets us in on a foolproof way to fry eggs.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 25, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Tahini Rules! (Episode #104H)

KQED Life: Mon, Oct 23, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Meatballs get a makeover as Milk Street Cook Rayna Jhaveri shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Turkish meatballs with lime-yogurt sauce. The recipe borrows a French concept: panade, a bread-based paste that helps keep the meat moist. Chris follows up by explaining the chemistry of the crumbs. Next, Milk Street Cook Catherine Smart shows Chris how to make Israeli hummus, while Rayna demonstrates a dressing that can perk up any vegetable: sweet-and-sour mint dressing. Rounding out the show, Milk Street Cook Erika Bruce show how versatile tahini, the sesame paste that is key to savory dishes like hummus, shines equally bright in their ultimate tahini swirl brownies.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 24, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

Milk Street Suppers (Episode #106H)

KQED 9: Tue, Oct 17, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Chicken soup goes global, as Milk Street Cook Catherine Smart shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Georgian chicken soup (chikhirtma). That's Georgia the republic just south of Russia, not the peach-growing, southern state. Milk Street Cook Lynn Clark reaches into the liquor cabinet to add interest to potatoes as she explains how to make cracked potatoes with vermouth, coriander and rennel. Butter takes a back seat as Milk Street Cook Matthew Card shows how to make fluffy olive oil scrambled eggs. And Chris tackles a sticky subject as he demonstrates how to season a carbon steel pan.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

From Thailand with Love (Episode #103H)

KQED Life: Mon, Oct 16, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Host Christopher Kimball travels to Chiang Mai, Thailand to get lessons in Thai cooking from Andy Ricker of Pok Pok fame. Thai cooking is all about strong, bright flavors such as fish sauce and lemongrass. Back in the kitchen, Chris and Milk Street Cook Rayna Jhaveri draw on that flavorful palette as they make Thai fried rice. Next, Milk Street Cook Lynn Clark demonstrates how to make a crisp and tangy Thai-style coleslaw with mint and cilantro, and Rayna shows how to create a pantry staple pickled chilies. To end the show, Milk Street Cook Matthew Card shows Chris how to make Thai chicken at home.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 17, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

Mexico Every Single Day (Episode #105H)

KQED 9: Tue, Oct 10, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Milk Street goes to Mexico to get an insider view on traditional classics. Milk Street Cook Lynn Clark puts that intelligence into practice as she makes shrimp in chipotle sauce (camarones enchipotlados). Then, Milk Street Cook Rayna Jhaveri teaches host Christopher Kimball about Central Mexican guacamole: no lime juice, no garlic. Chris demonstrates his foolproof recipe for chili-pineapple margarita. To end the show, Milk Street Cook CatherineSmart demonstrates how to make the pantry staple cilantro-jalapeno adobo sauce.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 31, 2017 -- 3:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 11, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

The New Baking (Episode #102H)

KQED Life: Mon, Oct 9, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

In this episode, host Christopher Kimball goes to London's Violet Bakery to visit with rising pastry star Claire Ptak. While there, he learns some of her baking techniques, such as under-whipping egg whites for a lighter cake. Back at Milk Street and in the kitchen, he puts that information to work, making chocolate, prune and rum cake with Milk Street Cook Matthew Card. Next up is Milk Street Cook Erika Bruce who shows Chris how to make a brown sugar tart with their foolproof single-crust pie dough. The show ends with Chris explaining how a Japanese baking technique coupled with a cornstarch paste ended his 30-year search for a prebaked pie crust that won't slump in the pan.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 10, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

From Thailand with Love (Episode #103H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 7, 2017 -- 3:30 PM

Host Christopher Kimball travels to Chiang Mai, Thailand to get lessons in Thai cooking from Andy Ricker of Pok Pok fame. Thai cooking is all about strong, bright flavors such as fish sauce and lemongrass. Back in the kitchen, Chris and Milk Street Cook Rayna Jhaveri draw on that flavorful palette as they make Thai fried rice. Next, Milk Street Cook Lynn Clark demonstrates how to make a crisp and tangy Thai-style coleslaw with mint and cilantro, and Rayna shows how to create a pantry staple pickled chilies. To end the show, Milk Street Cook Matthew Card shows Chris how to make Thai chicken at home.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 17, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

Tahini Rules! (Episode #104H)

KQED 9: Tue, Oct 3, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Meatballs get a makeover as Milk Street Cook Rayna Jhaveri shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Turkish meatballs with lime-yogurt sauce. The recipe borrows a French concept: panade, a bread-based paste that helps keep the meat moist. Chris follows up by explaining the chemistry of the crumbs. Next, Milk Street Cook Catherine Smart shows Chris how to make Israeli hummus, while Rayna demonstrates a dressing that can perk up any vegetable: sweet-and-sour mint dressing. Rounding out the show, Milk Street Cook Erika Bruce show how versatile tahini, the sesame paste that is key to savory dishes like hummus, shines equally bright in their ultimate tahini swirl brownies.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 24, 2017 -- 3:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 7, 2017 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 4, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Homecooking, Chinese Style (Episode #101H)

KQED Life: Mon, Oct 2, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Host Christopher Kimball visits world traveler and cookbook author Fuchsia Dunlop in London to learn about the Chinese approach to cooking. He learns how to get perfectly cooked chicken every time by focusing on the meat, not the skin. Back at Milk Street, those techniques get put into action as Milk Street Cook Catherine Smart shows Chris how to make Chinese white-cooked chicken with ginger-soy dressing. Next, Chris demonstrates why an Asian cleaver just may have the edge over the ubiquitous western chef's knife. The show ends with a little sizzle on set as Milk Street Cook Matthew Card shows how to make hot oil-flashed chard with ginger, scallions and chili at home.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 3, 2017 -- 3:30 AM
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