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
Charlie Trotter (Episode #108)
KQED Life: Fri, Jul 29, 2016 -- 11:30 AM
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.
Johanne Killeen, George Germon, and Christopher Gross (Episode #130)
KQED Life: Thu, Jul 28, 2016 -- 5:00 PM
Three different chefs visit Julia Child in this episode. Chef/owners Johanne Killeen and George Germon of Al Forno in Providence, Rhode Island, create the main course, and chef Christopher Gross of Christopher's in Phoenix makes the dessert. Using the outdoor grill, Killeen and Germon cook up their own Dirty Steak With Hot Fanny Sauce. They recommend cutting the steak right before cooking to reduce oxidation, and also leaving the fat on the steak when grilling. Accompanying the steak is a side dish of Silky Red Peppers and Mashed Potatoes. Gross creates a chocolate tower with fresh berries, using an elaborately designed presentation.
Jim Dodge (Episode #107)
KQED Life: Thu, Jul 28, 2016 -- 11:30 AM
Master baker and teacher Jim Dodge creates a chocolate buttermilk fudge cake, offering tips on how to make the cake moist and the frosting smooth. He also demonstrates the best way to frost and decorate cakes, as well as techniques for preparing crystallized rose petals.
Daniel Boulud (Episode #106)
KQED Life: Wed, Jul 27, 2016 -- 11:30 AM
Chef Daniel Boulud prepares a dish of roasted veal chops and sweetbreads. Boulud uses various techniques and an array of vegetables to add touches of sweet and sour flavoring to this dish.
Rick Bayless (Episode #129)
KQED Life: Tue, Jul 26, 2016 -- 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.
Madhur Jaffrey (Episode #105)
KQED Life: Fri, Jul 22, 2016 -- 11:30 AM
Cookbook author and teacher Madhur Jaffrey creates two southern Indian dishes: shrimp in spicy coconut sauce and basmati rice with dill. Using blends of Indian spices, Jaffrey demonstrates ways to intensify or change flavors and aromas in Indian cooking.
Jimmy Sneed (Episode #128)
KQED Life: Thu, Jul 21, 2016 -- 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.
Jimmy Sneed (Episode #104)
KQED Life: Thu, Jul 21, 2016 -- 11:30 AM
Chef Jimmy Sneed cooks soft-shell crabs with fresh pasta and cole slaw. He demonstrates how anyone can make fresh pasta at home, and how to clean a soft-shell crab before cooking it.
Lynne Rossetto Kasper (Episode #103)
KQED Life: Wed, Jul 20, 2016 -- 11:30 AM
Lynne Rossetto Kasper creates a "Renaissance-style" roast leg of lamb inspired by Italian cooking of the 16th century. She also prepares a sumptuous side dish of green beans with fresh mortadella, savoring the tastes of her Italian heritage.
Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Roberto Donna (Episode #127)
KQED Life: Tue, Jul 19, 2016 -- 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.
Roberto Donna (Episode #101)
KQED Life: Fri, Jul 15, 2016 -- 11:30 AM
Chef Roberto Donna creates pizza margherita and panino di pizza, and demonstrates his techniques for making pizza dough -- gently kneading, petting, patting and tossing the dough to avoid disturbing the yeast. He also suggests tearing basil leaves to get the best flavor.
Joachim Splichal (Episode #126)
KQED Life: Thu, Jul 14, 2016 -- 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.
Julian Serrano (Episode #125)
KQED Life: Tue, Jul 12, 2016 -- 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.
Mark Militello (Episode #124)
KQED Life: Thu, Jul 7, 2016 -- 5:00 PM
Chef and owner of Mark's Place in South Florida, Mark Militello creates a Hearts of Palm Salad to complement his Jamaican Style Yellowtail Red Snapper. Militello uses hot peppers in his salad and recommends coating your fingers with oil to protect from the heat. Militello also offers other tips, such as scoring the fish to prevent it from curling up and shrinking, and flipping the fish away from yourself when frying so that the oil/butter doesn't splash back.
Alfred Portale (Episode #123)
KQED Life: Tue, Jul 5, 2016 -- 5:00 PM
Alfred Portale, from Gotham Bar and Grill in New York, creates Duck Soup With Foie Gras Ravioli and Black Truffles. Portale demonstrates how to bone a duck and provides hints for the preparation of duck. Portale also provides a great deal of information about the wild and fresh vegetables he uses in the soup.