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Vancouver - Rain City (#1114H) Duration: 26:24 STEREO TVG

Chef Ming goes on the road to Canada to visit one of the best public markets on the continent, Granville Market. There, along with local Chef Nick Hipperson, our two chefs explore Canada's fresh produce and wonderful salmon. Back in the kitchen, they cook up a feast using ingredients that are found within 100 miles.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, May 30, 2016 -- 3:00pm

Richmond - Ian Lai (#1115H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Chef Ming Tsai is on the road in Richmond, British Columbia. Joined by local chef Ian Lai, our team grabs some fresh haddock and salmon fresh off the boat at Fisherman's Wharf, then heads out to Terra Nova Park to cook with some wonderful Canadian ingredients fresh from the Terra Nova community garden.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, May 31, 2016 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Richmond - Andy Liu (#1116H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

On the road in Richmond, British Columbia, Chef Ming Tsai and Chef Andy Liu cook with one of the region's best local ingredients, crab. On this episode of Simply Ming, they cook crab together, not one, not two - but four different ways - combining their own tricks and techniques for getting the most flavor.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jun 1, 2016 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Tony Maws & Funky Cuts (#1117H) Duration: 26:34 STEREO TVG

On this episode, those funky cuts of meat you might have trouble identifying - or identifying with - at the market. But they're hot items at restaurants, inexpensive and easy to cook, as Chef Tony Maws is here to show us.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 2, 2016 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Todd English & Quick Pan Sauce (#1109H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

On this episode of Simply Ming, we look at the key to infusing (sometimes boring) pasta noodles with maximum flavor. Pasta master Todd English whips up a creative quick pan sauce with lobster.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jun 3, 2016 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Mom and Dad - Show One (#1118H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Ming is joined by his Mom and Dad to cook some of their favorite dishes.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Jun 6, 2016 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Mom and Dad - Show Two (#1119H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Ming is joined by his Mom and Dad to cook some of their favorite dishes.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jun 7, 2016 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Cooking at Home - Miso (#1120H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

On the Road in Japan, Chef Ming Tsai sees first hand how Japan's famous miso is made as he visits one of the oldest miso factories still operating in Japan. Back in the kitchen, Ming learns miso cooking techniques from one of his college friends and her mother who share their secrets of cooking with miso, this week on Simply Ming..

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jun 8, 2016 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Rakutaian-Kobe (#1121H) Duration: 27:00 STEREO TVG

Anyone who goes to Japan knows about Kobe beef, that wonderful marbled beef found in only one small region in Japan. Chef Ming Tsai goes on the road to find out why this beef is so special - and then cooks at one of the best beef restaurants in Osaka, Rakutaian.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 9, 2016 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Michiba - Seafood (#1110H) Duration: 26:00 STEREO TVG

This episode of Simply Ming is all about seafood. On the road in Japan, Host Ming Tsai visits Tsukiji, the biggest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world, which houses more than 400 different types of seafood! Later, Ming joins Japan's first Iron Chef Rokusaburo Michiba to cook some amazing dishes made from seafood bought fresh from the wholesale market.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jun 10, 2016 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Sake/Yonemura (#1122H) Duration: 27:27 STEREO TVG

On the Road in Japan, Chef Ming Tsai goes to the Sake Brewery in Nara, Japan to discover the wonders of sake. Then Ming returns to the kitchen to cook with sake with Chef Masayasu Yomemura at Restaurant Yonemura.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Jun 13, 2016 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Rocky Mountaineer (#1123H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

All aboard the Rocky Mountaineer!! Chef Ming Tsai goes on the road in Canada in this special episode of Simply Ming. Cooking on the move, Ming travels across British Columbia to experience the best of Canadian cuisine with Rocky Mountaineer Chef Jeanne Pierre Guerin.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jun 14, 2016 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Calgary (#1124H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Get a taste of the West as Ming travels on the road to Calgary, Alberta. Ming and his team travel to the Canadian Rocky Mountain Ranch where he joins chef Allistair Barnes in cooking elk and bison, grown on the ranch.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jun 15, 2016 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Ellie Krieger and Better Burgers (#1125H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Want to eat more burgers? Chef Ellie Krieger makes that easy! Joining forces with Host Ming Tsai the two cook up some lighter, even tastier burgers on the fly, this week on Simply Ming.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 16, 2016 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Wakiya - Ramen (#1111H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Nothing says Japan like Ramen noodles - this episode of Simply Ming brings Chef Ming Tsai on the road to the Instant Ramen Museum in Osaka, Japan. Ming also learns the secrets of cooking Ramen from famous Japanese Chef Yuji Wakiya.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jun 17, 2016 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Einat Admony & Purees (#1126H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Purees used to be synonymous with baby food. Not anymore! We show you how to make purees explode with texture and flavor, especially in the hands of Chef Einat Admony, who mixes it up with Ming.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Jun 20, 2016 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Organic Ponzu and Jamon De Fermin (#1127H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

During a recent trip to Spain, Ming fell in love with ham - and not just any ham, but the most luscious, silky ham he ever tasted-jamon iberico de Fermin. Ming takes his new love and pairs it with an old favorite in his pantry- ponzu. That tangy citrus condiment from Japan heads to Europe to start today's meal with Ming's Fennel Salad on Jamon 'Carpaccio'. A never fail dish that can work as both an appetizer or a side is next on the menu as Ming shows us his Jamon Wrapped Asparagus with Ponzu Syrup. Then, Ming takes his master duo on holiday to France with his Seared Jamon Wrapped Chicken Breast with Ponzu Glazed Melon de Cavaillion Finally, fellow fan of today's master pair, Chef Marco Canora of Hearth Restaurant joins Ming's dynamic duo in his Linguini with Ponzu Steamed Clams and Crispy Jamon.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jun 21, 2016 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Spring Roll Wrappers and Pesto (#1128H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Both the East and the West have versatile ingredients that really deserve to be given the opportunity to spread their wings. For example, spring roll wrappers can do much more than contain fillings and pesto rates more partners than pasta. So today Ming will bring these two together with some "out of the box" recipes including Pesto Chicken and Spinach Spring rolls, Tomato and Cucumber Napoleon and then an easy delicious Italian Sausage and Reggiano "Pan Pizza". Finally, New York chef, Marc Forgione joins Ming and takes this pair to a whole new level with his Tomato Soup with Basil Marinated Cherry Tomatoes and Spicy Spring Roll "Crouton".

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jun 22, 2016 -- 3:00pm Remind me

The Ultimate Comfort Food: The Egg (#1201H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Today we make filling, flavorful meals from one of the most basic ingredients: the egg! Ming shows you how to make a Wok Stirred Shiitake Omelette that will satisfy the whole family, and then cooking legend, Jacques Pepin, steps into the kitchen for a drink and some home cooking. He'll share two of his mother's recipes, Eggs Jeanette and Maman's Cheese Souffle, and show you how to master the egg.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 23, 2016 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Street Foods (#1112H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

From Osaka to Tokyo, street food is everywhere on the road in Japan. From yakitori to fresh crab, pork offal to takoyaki - Host Ming Tsai experiences some of the best of the day and nighttime street foods that both Osaka and Tokyo have to offer, this week on Simply Ming.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jun 24, 2016 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Better Built Blt's (#1202H) Duration: 26:00 STEREO TVG

We cook with a sure fire hit: bacon! You can never have enough bacon and it goes with everything. Ming whips himself up a quick snack from his childhood, a bacon and peanut butter sandwich, before making a decadent Panko-crusted Eggplant BLT with Homemade Potato Chips. Guest chef Duckie Estes joins him in the kitchen to show off her homemade bacon - that's right, homemade bacon! - which she uses in her version of the BLT classic, Fried Green Tomato BLT with Tabasco Aioli. It's like a BLT with an upgrade.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Jun 27, 2016 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Leftovers Ignite and Take Flight (#1203H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Leftovers sometimes get a bad rap but on this episode of Simply Ming we turn those odds and ends into multi-layered, savory meals. Ming makes a childhood favorite, a Crispy Noddle Cake with Ham and Brisket, a fun way to clear out your fridge that the kids will love. Celebrated chef Marcus Samuelsson then traces back his Swedish roots to make a similar dish, Pytt I Panna, a family favorite that defines home cooking at its best.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jun 28, 2016 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Pizza for Dinner & Dessert (#1204H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Pizza is the ultimate comfort food. It is totally customizable and can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, dinner and even dessert! You don't need a brick oven for it either. Ming puts his own spin on an old favorite from Pepe's Pizza, Spicy Clam Pizza. Pizza master, Elizabeth Falkner, then recreates her award-winning Finocchio Flower Power Pizza, and brings something sweet to the table with a hazelnut Gianguja Dessert Pizza. You'll be eager to make your own specialty pizza at home!

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jun 29, 2016 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Blue Plate Special (#1205H) Duration: 26:00 STEREO TVG

Ming utilizes an often forgotten comfort food ingredient: ground beef. The versatile meat is used in a number of comfort food dishes including Ming's Shitake Salisbury Steak with Pan Gravy and comedian Lenny Clarke's Mom's Meatloaf. Ming and Lenny show you how to add immense flavor to this workable protein to create cheap, easy and delicious crowd pleasers. Ming pairs the dishes with his smashed potatoes and simple steamed broccoli.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 30, 2016 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Ivan Orkin (#1310H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This week on Simply Ming, it's time for two new twists on surf & turf! Ming upgrades a classic, making a flavorful shrimp, beef and broccoli spooned over a tasty brown and white rice mix. Zagat favorite Ivan Orkin joins him in the kitchen to put together a distinctive meal of Romanian steak served on crispy shrimp toasts.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 3, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

Mario Batali (#1311H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This week on Simply Ming, Ming is cooking at home with Mario Batali, the world-renowned, James Beard award-winning chef who runs some of the country's finest restaurants. The two swap stories, crack jokes, and whip up two delicious home-cooked dishes right in Ming's loft kitchen.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 24, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Mon 5/09/16: KQEH DT54 planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Monday 5/09 The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels at some point Monday (most likely early afternoon) for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna late-afternoon when work is completed. The change […]

    • KQED DT9: planned overnight outage, Over the Air early 5/04

      (DT9-1, 9-2, and 9-3) Early Wed 5/04, beginning 12:30am We will be shutting down our KQED DT9 Over the Air Sutro Tower (SF) transmission at apx. 12:30am early Wednesday May 4th, in order to install some new equipment. We expect to be back on the air between 4am-6am Wednesday morning. Most receivers will automatically re-acquire […]

    • 4/17/16 – KQED Plus (DT54) Over the Air Issue: Virtual ID missing

      We are aware that many Over the Air (OTA) viewers are currently unable to tune in our channels on the usual DT54.1 through 54.5. This is due to a problem with our PSIP generator, which engineers hope to have repaired on Monday 4/18. In the meantime, OTA viewers might be able to watch any of […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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