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In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs Previous Broadcasts

Johanne Killeen and George Germon (Episode #118)

KQED Life: Thu, May 25, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Husband and wife George Germon and Johanne Killeen, originally trained as artists, taught themselves how to cook. They create a triple citrus meringue tart, stressing the importance of keeping all the crust ingredients cold when using a food processor.

Dean Fearing (Episode #116)

KQED Life: Wed, May 24, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Dean Fearing prepares shrimp diablo with caesar salad and corn tamales. He offers advice about working with hot peppers.

Reed Hearon (Episode #117)

KQED Life: Wed, May 24, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Reed Hearon prepares frito misto with aioli. He provides cooking hints and recommendations, and demonstrates how to make iron-skillet mussels and salt-encrusted cod.

Gordon Hamersley (Episode #115)

KQED Life: Tue, May 23, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Gordon Hamersley creates a roast chicken with garlic and lemon. As a side dish, he roasts onions in their skins; for dessert, he prepares warm peach tarts.

Rick Bayless (Episode #114)

KQED Life: Mon, May 22, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Rick Bayless prepares two Mexican dishes: chile-glazed country ribs and a rustic jicama salad. Bayless demonstrates how to deflame onions through blanching, as well as techniques for cooking each dish and presenting the plate.

Dean Fearing (Episode #116)

KQED Life: Fri, May 19, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Dean Fearing prepares shrimp diablo with caesar salad and corn tamales. He offers advice about working with hot peppers.

Gordon Hamersley (Episode #115)

KQED Life: Thu, May 18, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Gordon Hamersley creates a roast chicken with garlic and lemon. As a side dish, he roasts onions in their skins; for dessert, he prepares warm peach tarts.

Jean-Georges Vongerichten (Episode #113)

KQED Life: Wed, May 17, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Jean-Georges Vongerichten creates a three-course Thai meal of crab spring rolls, Thai marinated beef with rice noodles, and marinated fruit with white peppercorn ice cream and candied rose petals. His style of cooking uses very little fat.

Rick Bayless (Episode #114)

KQED Life: Wed, May 17, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Rick Bayless prepares two Mexican dishes: chile-glazed country ribs and a rustic jicama salad. Bayless demonstrates how to deflame onions through blanching, as well as techniques for cooking each dish and presenting the plate.

Zarela Martinez (Episode #112)

KQED Life: Tue, May 16, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Zarela Martinez creates a Mexican dish, tamales with mole verde, using such authentic ingredients as corn flour, lard, corn husks, herbs and tomatillos. The program closes with Martinez providing the recipe for the margaritas she and Julia sip as the final credits roll.

Jody Adams (Episode #111)

KQED Life: Mon, May 15, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Chef Jody Adams Cambridge, Massachusetts, 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.

Jean-Georges Vongerichten (Episode #113)

KQED Life: Fri, May 12, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Jean-Georges Vongerichten creates a three-course Thai meal of crab spring rolls, Thai marinated beef with rice noodles, and marinated fruit with white peppercorn ice cream and candied rose petals. His style of cooking uses very little fat.

Zarela Martinez (Episode #112)

KQED Life: Thu, May 11, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Zarela Martinez creates a Mexican dish, tamales with mole verde, using such authentic ingredients as corn flour, lard, corn husks, herbs and tomatillos. The program closes with Martinez providing the recipe for the margaritas she and Julia sip as the final credits roll.

Christopher Gross (Episode #110)

KQED Life: Wed, May 10, 2017 -- 5:00 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).

Jody Adams (Episode #111)

KQED Life: Wed, May 10, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Chef Jody Adams Cambridge, Massachusetts, 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.

Leah Chase (Episode #109)

KQED Life: Tue, May 9, 2017 -- 5:00 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.

Charlie Trotter (Episode #108)

KQED Life: Mon, May 8, 2017 -- 5:00 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.

Christopher Gross (Episode #110)

KQED Life: Fri, May 5, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

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).

Leah Chase (Episode #109)

KQED Life: Thu, May 4, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

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.

Jim Dodge (Episode #107)

KQED Life: Wed, May 3, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

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.

Charlie Trotter (Episode #108)

KQED Life: Wed, May 3, 2017 -- 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.

Daniel Boulud (Episode #106)

KQED Life: Tue, May 2, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

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.

Madhur Jaffrey (Episode #105)

KQED Life: Mon, May 1, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

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.

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