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Joanne Chang (#1309H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

When Boston's "best pastry chef" is on Simply Ming, it's time for dessert! Joanne Chang from Flour bakeries and Myers and Chang, joins Ming to make four scrumptious berry dishes. From a honey champagne sabayon parfait to a strawberry ginger kir royale, each dish is quick, easy, and absolutely exquisite.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Jan 23, 2017 -- 3:00pm

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 Life: Tue, Jan 24, 2017 -- 3:00pm 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 Life: Wed, Jan 25, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Mom & Dad 1 (#1312H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

What's better than one Chef Tsai? How about three! This week, Ming's mom and dad stop by to show who knows best when it comes to home cooking. With two delicious comfort food recipes to choose from, it's a Simply Ming to remember.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jan 26, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Cooking in the Oval with Dennis Leslie (#1217H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

We are on the road in South Australia. Join host Ming Tsai has he travels to Adelaide, also known as Australian wine country. Ming joins fellow East-West chef Dennis Leslie at the Adelaide Oval, a magnificent landmark stadium. We also visit wineries and taste some of the best local food. The chefs showcase their shared cooking styles with Pork Adobo with Muntrie Jam and Quondong and Grilled Pepperberry Goat with Garlic-Black Pepper Sauce.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jan 27, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Johnny Iuzzini (#1407H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's "dark and stormy" time with James Beard award-winning uber-pastry chef Johnny Iuzzini. Johnny was named one of the 10 most influential pastry chefs in America. He shows his best today when he creates an amazing frozen dark & stormy souffle. And Ming will do a dark and stormy his way with his dark & stormy doughnuts with ginger cloud cream.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 29, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me

Mom & Dad 2 (#1313H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's a family affair this week when Ming's mom and dad are back to show their son a thing or two in the kitchen! Two great home-cooked meals are on the stove as Ming, his mom and dad chop, dice, saute and fry their way through family stories and shared jokes, this week on Simply Ming.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Jan 30, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

California - Roy Choi (#1314H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

While in LA, Ming stops by the chat with praised local chef Roy Choi. Roy takes Ming on a ride in one of his popular food trucks while they cook up some daring cuisine. All that and more, this week on Simply Ming!

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jan 31, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

California - Animal (#1315H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This week on Simply Ming, we'll check out the LA hotspot Animal. Watch as Ming meets with the two visionaries behind the project, chefs Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo. Don't miss out on what each of these talented chefs have in store for you!

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Feb 1, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

California 3 - Richard Zarate (#1316H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This week on Simply Ming we have the godfather of Peruvian cuisine and three time James Beard nominee Ricardo Zarate. He and Ming swap homestyle recipes from their different cultures before sitting down to a decadent meal.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Feb 2, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Cooking Local with Lachlan Colwill (#1218H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Cooking local is the theme of this episode on the road in Australia. We visit Hentley Farms in Barossa where we connect with their executive chef Lachlan Colwill. Lachlan sources most of his ingredients from the farm's herb garden, chicken coup, hatchery and even the nearby creek. Lachlan cooks up Seared Blue Fin Tuna with Cured Egg Yolk, while Ming makes a Buttermilk Tempura "Surf & Turf".

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Feb 3, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Shaun Hergatt (#1408H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

New York executive chef Shaun Hergatt from the restaurant Juni joins the show. Today it's duck two ways. He creates an acacia-glazed duck breast with plum puree and fennel salad,while Ming tries to match him with duck pho with sweet potato noodles and Thai herbs.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me

California 4 (#1317H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Ming drives up the California coast to get the scoop on popular local ingredients, and meet up with new friends to try out tasty new dishes that you can make at home. This week, on Simply Ming!

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 6, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Michael Scelfo (#1318H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Everyone's favorite party dish gets a new twist! Michael Scelfo, owner and chef of Alden & Harlow, named one of the best new restaurants by Bon Appetit, joins Ming to make three game-changing hummus dishes. Using butternut squash, curry and edamame, they're creating dishes that are delicious and healthy, this week on Simply Ming!

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 7, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Jody Adams (#1319H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's all about homemade soups today on Simply Ming! To stir up some deliciousness, Ming is joined by his old friend Jody Adams. A James Beard award-winning chef, Jody makes a flavorful green pea and artichoke soup with two kinds of pesto, while Ming serves up a real hot and sour soup - and a little spiked lemonade to top it all off!

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Feb 8, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Jasper White (#1320H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Boston's "king of seafood" Jasper White stops by Simply Ming to show us one-pot seafood dishes. Jasper creates a Portuguese-style seafood stew of clams, mussels and chourico, while Ming follows up with a hearty black bean, clam and mussel pasta. Two easy and enticing dishes that you can make at home!

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Feb 9, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Great Gratins (#1219H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Gratins are beautiful, rich dishes that are filled with warmth and comfort. It pairs wonderfully with a steak, which Ming shows with his Gratin Dauphinois with Grilled Flat Iron Steak; or as its own dish like Colin Cowie's Gratin of Linguine. Long time friends, Ming and Colin show you how to customize this classic dish to your liking, making it as healthy or homey as you like, but always melt in your mouth delicious.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Feb 10, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Rocco Dispirito (#1409H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Award-winning chef, health advocate and New York Timesbest-selling cookbook author, Rocco DiSpirito is on the show. Voted "America's Most Exciting Young Chef" by Gourmetmagazine, his three-star restaurant Union Pacific was a New York City culinary landmark for years. Rocco starts us off with an almond vanilla protein smoothie, followed by a great spinach pesto pasta with tomatoes, and tops it all off with an instant almond cake with mixed berries. Ming keeps it simple but delicious with wok-stirred brown rice noodles with shiitakes and a spicy almond pesto.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me

Barbara Lynch (#1321H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This week on Simply Ming, James Beard award-winning chef Barbara Lynch shows us how to do seafood the New England way! Barbara starts us off with a shellfish and saffron stew, while Ming prepares a speedy gourmet dinner - a four-minute herb olive poached seafood. Savory, yet simple!

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 13, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Jeremy Sewell (#1322H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Have you ever wanted to cook a whole fish by yourself? Boston chef Jeremy Sewell will show you how! The James Beard award-winner makes whole black sea bass with ginger tomatoes, pesto and crispy squash blossoms. Meanwhile, Ming shows off his skills by cooking a whole steamed and flashed sea bass. Don't miss out, this week on Simply Ming!

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 14, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Texas 1 (#1323H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's fall in Dallas, and we're visiting with renowned local chefs this week on Simply Ming! Ming tries out the local fare in Texas, visiting area purveyors and meeting with friends old and new. Getting inspiration from the city, Ming contributes his own dish to the cities cuisine culture.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Feb 15, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Texas 2 (#1324H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's fall in Dallas, and we're visiting with renowned local chefs this week on Simply Ming! Ming tries out the local fare in Texas, visiting area purveyors and meeting with friends old and new. Getting inspiration from the city, Ming contributes his own dish to the cities cuisine culture.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Feb 16, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Chicken Soup - The World's Favorite Cure (#1220H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

We travel across country borders and through time to explore a universal comfort food staple: chicken soup. Every culture has its own version and Ming shares his from childhood, a Wonton Noodle Soup. Food and Wine Editor-in-Chief, Dana Cowin, joins us in the kitchen and shares her trials and tribulations - and a secret ingredient - for her own Udon Noodle Soup. A childhood favorite you no longer have to ask mom to make.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Feb 17, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Texas 3 (#1325H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's fall in Dallas, and we're visiting with renowned local chefs this week on Simply Ming! Ming tries out the local fare in Texas, visiting area purveyors and meeting with friends old and new. Getting inspiration from the city, Ming contributes his own dish to the cities cuisine culture.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 20, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Texas 4 (#1326H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's fall in Dallas, and we're visiting with renowned local chefs this week on Simply Ming! Ming tries out the local fare in Texas, visiting area purveyors and meeting with friends old and new. Getting inspiration from the city, Ming contributes his own dish to the cities cuisine culture.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 21, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Daniel Boulud (#1401H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Legendary French chef Daniel Boulud. Daniel is the chef/owner of several restaurants: Daniel, Bar Boulud, and Cafe Boulud in New York City and also Bar Boulud in Boston. This week a couple of different versions of chicken will be made. Chef Daniel creates a poulet a l'estragon with rice pilaf and yellow wax beans and Ming makes his favorite Chinese five-spice split chicken with charred chile-tomato salsa and steamed buns. Plus, there's a very special treat from Chef Daniel.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Feb 22, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Lidia Bastianich (#1402H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Legendary and James Beard award-winning Italian chef Lidia Bastianich is here. She's the author of many Italian cookbooks including her most recent, Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine. Lidia is also expanding her Eataly empire to include Boston. Today, Lidia shows off the best of her Italian style with a wonderful calamari alla griglia with head-on shrimp, salsa verde and grilled bread. Ming counters that with his famous blue ginger crispy calamari with Thai-lime dipping sauce.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Feb 23, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Fruit Forward Desserts (#1221H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Nothing says comfort food like dessert! Ming reminisces about family ice cream runs growing up and teaches us how to make ice cream at home - without an ice cream maker! He makes Frozen Lemongrass Parfait with Pineapple Flambe and then, James Beard winner for Outstanding Chef, Nancy Silverton, makes a Blueberry Brown Butter Tart that will remind you of summer.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Feb 24, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Jacques Pepin (#1403H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The iconic television host, artist and master chef, Jacques Pepin, joins Ming as they cook up chicken livers two ways. Jacques is making chicken livers with mushroom port cranberry sauce, olive oil small potatoes, and topping it all off with an incredible chocolate Souffle; while Ming tries to match that with a hot chicken liver mousse with bacon-thyme sauce.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 27, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Tiffani Faison (#1404H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Top Chef alum and restaurateur, chef Tiffani Faison joins the show. She's the chef and owner of Tiger Mama and Sweet Cheeks in Boston. Today it's all about ground meat. Tiffany is making a Vietnamese dish called pad gra pow and Ming is making meatloaf sliders with sambal-bell pepper chutney. They're kicking off the party with a simple and delicious caipirinha.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 28, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me
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    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

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

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