In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs
Inviting master chefs (literally) into her kitchen, Julia Child cooks with the pros, detailing their techniques and dishes for the home cook.
In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs Previous Broadcasts
Rick Bayless (Episode #129)
KQED Life: Tue, Sep 16, 2014 -- 5:00 PM
Chef/owner Rick Bayless of Frontera Grill in Chicago, known for his skills in cooking Mexican food, creates a Black Bean Tortilla Casserole and Rick's Refried Beans. Bayless offers a number of tips for his dish, such as using an herb called episote to add taste to (and remove gas from) beans; and buying tortillas produced locally, and without preservatives, if possible.
Zarela Martinez (Episode #112)
KQED 9: Tue, Sep 16, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
Zarela Martinez, from Zarela's in New York, visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Martinez creates a Mexican dish, Tamales With Mole Verde, using such authentic ingredients as macerino (corn flour) with lard, corn husks, herbs, and tomatillos. The program closes with Martinez providing the recipe for the margaritas she and Julia Child sip as the final credits roll.
Jimmy Sneed (Episode #128)
KQED Life: Thu, Sep 11, 2014 -- 5:00 PM
Chef/owner Jimmy Sneed of The Frog & The Redneck in Richmond, Virginia, creates a Virginia Stuffed Turkey Leg using shitake mushrooms and Virginia smoked ham in the stuffing. Chef Sneed demonstrates how to debone the turkey, gently pulling on the flesh and lightly running the knife along the bone. To accompany the turkey, Sneed prepares some grits and asparagus.
Jody Adams (Episode #111)
KQED 9: Thu, Sep 11, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
Chef Jody Adams creates a braised, stuffed breast of veal over a bed of polenta. As she cooks, Adams offers numerous tips for the home cook, including the benefit of using whole garlic in sauces to thicken without fat, and the potential dangers of swallowing bay leaves.
Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Roberto Donna (Episode #127)
KQED Life: Tue, Sep 9, 2014 -- 5:00 PM
Lynne Rossetto Kasper, an expert on Italian foods, and Roberto Donna, chef/owner of Galileo in Washington D.C., visit Julia Child in her kitchen. Kasper creates a Sunday Night Pasta With Balsamic Vinegar, cooking the garlic very slowly until it's sweet and mellow. She also explains that pasta should be cooked in salted water and not to use oil which doesn't coat the pasta but merely stays on top of the water. Chef Donna creates Home-Made Pasta With Pesto Sauce with a chestnut flour and demonstrates how to hand-roll each piece.
Christopher Gross (Episode #110)
KQED 9: Tue, Sep 9, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
Chef Christopher Gross creates alder-smoked loin of beef with red wine and shallot sauce, and a Middle Eastern grain dish - farecki - paired with harissa. He also shows viewers how to make thin "411" potato chips (so-called because of the ratio of ingredients).
Joachim Splichal (Episode #126)
KQED Life: Thu, Sep 4, 2014 -- 5:00 PM
Chef/owner Joachim Splichal of Patina in Los Angeles creates Braised Lamb Shank on Barley Risotto. He recommends lightly flouring the lamb shanks so that they will brown easier and also to help thicken the sauce.
Leah Chase (Episode #109)
KQED 9: Thu, Sep 4, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
Chef Leah Chase cooks up her famous fried chicken, baking-powder biscuits and sweet potato pie on a pecan crust, giving viewers a taste of her New Orleans fare. Chase provides some "no-nonsense" steps for preparing down-home cooking.
Julian Serrano (Episode #125)
KQED Life: Tue, Sep 2, 2014 -- 5:00 PM
Master chef Julian Serrano from Masa's in San Francisco creates a Lobster and Chicken Paella for a main course and Creme Fraiche Ice Cream With Almond Roasted Figs and Honey Lime Peaches for dessert. When making the paella, Serrano recommends cooking the lobster in its shell, using chicken thighs, and peeling and removing the seeds from the red peppers before dicing; he also uses a paellero - a shallow, wide pan - to make the paella.
Charlie Trotter (Episode #108)
KQED 9: Tue, Sep 2, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
Chef Charlie Trotter prepares one of his innovative main dishes, seared scallops with curried carrot broth, and follows this entree with a modern fruit dessert, warm peach soup with a trio of sorbets - blackberry, yogurt and watermelon.