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In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs Previous Broadcasts

Alfred Portale (Episode #123)

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 31, 2013 -- 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.

Jacques Torres (Episode #122)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 29, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

Pastry chef at Le Cirque in New York, Jacques Torres creates Chocolate Presentation With Pralines. Torres demonstrates his technique for tempering dark and white chocolate. Then once the chocolates have been melted (using either a double boiler or a microwave oven), Torres applies the melted chocolate to florist-style plastic wrap, bubble wrap, and to molds. When the chocolate sets, Torres cuts and designs the chocolate in an artistic presentation and then creates non-brittle pralines using a wide assortment of nuts.

Alfred Portale (Episode #123)

KQED 9: Tue, Jan 29, 2013 -- 2:00 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.

Monique Barbeau (Episode #121)

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 24, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

Chef at Fullers in Seattle, Monique Barbeau prepares Tequila Cured Gravlax With Savory Dill Pancakes. Barbeau takes fresh salmon (with skin) and, using a two-part process, cures the fish in tequila and spices. She then makes a creme fraiche with tomatoes to use as a sauce over the gravlax. Then she prepares dill pancakes without using eggs. Finally, Barbeau puts all these elements together to form a small sandwich that's topped with fried capers.

Carol Field (Episode #119)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

Author, teacher, and baker in San Francisco, Carol Field prepares Grissini (bread sticks) and rustic country bread with bruschetta. Field offers a number of tips and hints, such as using wet hands when dealing with wet dough.

Jacques Torres (Episode #122)

KQED 9: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Pastry chef at Le Cirque in New York, Jacques Torres creates Chocolate Presentation With Pralines. Torres demonstrates his technique for tempering dark and white chocolate. Then once the chocolates have been melted (using either a double boiler or a microwave oven), Torres applies the melted chocolate to florist-style plastic wrap, bubble wrap, and to molds. When the chocolate sets, Torres cuts and designs the chocolate in an artistic presentation and then creates non-brittle pralines using a wide assortment of nuts.

Johanne Killeen and George Germon (Episode #118)

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 17, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

Chefs and owners of Al Forno in Providence, Rhode Island, Johanne Killeen and her husband, George Germon, visit Julia Child in her kitchen. Originally trained as artists, Killeen and Germon taught themselves how to cook. Eventually their love of cooking led them to open their own restaurant. They create a Triple Citrus Meringue Tart, stressing the importance of keeping all the crust ingredients cold when using a food processor.

Reed Hearon (Episode #117)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 15, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

Chef and owner of LuLu in San Francisco, Reed Hearon prepares Frito Misto With Aioli. Hearon provides interesting cooking hints and recommendations, such as using a salad spinner to spin out excess oil from fried vegetables. He also demonstrates how to make iron-skillet mussels and salt-encrusted cod.

Monique Barbeau (Episode #121)

KQED 9: Tue, Jan 15, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Chef at Fullers in Seattle, Monique Barbeau prepares Tequila Cured Gravlax With Savory Dill Pancakes. Barbeau takes fresh salmon (with skin) and, using a two-part process, cures the fish in tequila and spices. She then makes a creme fraiche with tomatoes to use as a sauce over the gravlax. Then she prepares dill pancakes without using eggs. Finally, Barbeau puts all these elements together to form a small sandwich that's topped with fried capers.

Dean Fearing (Episode #116)

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 10, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

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: Tue, Jan 8, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

Chef and owner of Hamersley's Bistro in Boston, Gordon Hamersley creates a roast chicken with garlic and lemon. As a side dish, he roasts onions in their skins, and for dessert he prepares delicious warm peach tarts.

Carol Field (Episode #119)

KQED 9: Tue, Jan 8, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Author, teacher, and baker in San Francisco, Carol Field prepares Grissini (bread sticks) and rustic country bread with bruschetta. Field offers a number of tips and hints, such as using wet hands when dealing with wet dough.

Rick Bayless (Episode #114)

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 3, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

Chef and owner of Frontera Grill in Chicago, 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 not only for cooking each dish, but also for presenting the plate.

Jean-Georges Vongerichten (Episode #113)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 1, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

Chef and owner of Vong in New York, 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.

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