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Kangaroo Island with Kate Sumner and Craig Wickem (#1212H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This special edition takes viewers out into the bush for a firsthand look at wildlife in Australia - kangaroos, koalas, and wallabies. They are everywhere as we explore Kangaroo Island in South Australia where we cook with chef Kate Sumner and our adventure guide Craig Wickham. Our ingredients are only found here - Australian marron, which is a kind of crawfish, and King George Whiting, an amazing white fish - all on the barbie!

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Apr 24, 2017 -- 3:00pm

Wood-Fired Cooking with Robert Marchetti (#1213H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Wood-fired cooking is the theme to this special episode as we travel on the road in Sydney, Australia. Joining Ming is Australian uber-chef Robert Marchetti. Robert fires up the grill and prepares some tuna belly to create a Seared Tuna Nicoise with Poached Duck Egg and Herbed Butter Sauce, while Ming cooks up a spectacular Grilled Quail with Garlic-Parsley Butter and Ginger-Vegetable Rice Pilaf.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Apr 25, 2017 -- 3:00pm

Australian Lamb with Tim Bourke (#1214H) Duration: 26:30 STEREO TVG

Who out there hasn't heard of Australian lamb? This episode brings us to Kangaroo Island in South Australia where we cook with world-famous Australian lamb alongside some of the most beautiful views in the world. Ming makes Orange-Ginger Lamb Shanks with Garlic Barley "Risotto" and his chef colleague Tim Bourke cooks up Lamb Belly with Wild Garlic Puree, Olives and Wild Greens.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Apr 26, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Oysters Three Ways with Darren Robertson (#1215H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

You can't visit Australia without tasting some oysters! We are on the road heading out to Bondi Beach to cook oysters 3 ways with Australian chef and surfer dude Darren Robertson. Darren and Ming forage along the beach and collect everything from seaweed to sea grass. Then it's back to cook in the kitchen - what's not to love about oysters for everyone!

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Apr 27, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Gourmet Markets with Dominique Rizzo (#1216H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

We are on the road in Sydney. Today's theme is gourmet markets and Ming shops in some of the best of them with Aussie super-chef Dominique Rizzo. Dominique creates some classic Italian flavors with a unique Australian spin and Ming cooks up a comfort dish of his own.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Apr 28, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Gunnar Hvarnes (#1411H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Ming takes off for Norway to explore its rich culture, beautiful landscape - and their fresh-from-the-sea fish dishes. Meeting up with chef Gunnar Hvarnes, the two men toast martini's before getting down to business - creating two delicious Cod dishes.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Apr 30, 2017 -- 11:00am 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: Mon, May 1, 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: Tue, May 2, 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: Wed, May 3, 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: Thu, May 4, 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, May 5, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Geir Skeier (#1412H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Chef Tsai continues his adventure in Norway,catching up with chef Geir Skeier, winner of the 2009 Bocuse d'Or world cooking contest. After prepping a delicious cocktail from traditional Norwegian Aquavit, Ming and Geir create two meals from the region's sumptuous salmon.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, May 7, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me

Sunday in the Park with Ming and Skip (#1222H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

We prepare dishes for the ultimate summer pass time - cook outs! Cook outs are all about summer and family and signature dishes brought to the table, including some flavorful, chilled salads. Ming and Professor Henry Louis Gates talk ancestry while Ming breaks out a family recipe for Sesame Noodle Cucumber Salad that goes back to 2800 BC. Professor Gates then whips up Aunt Marguerite's Famous Potato Salad, a hearty classic.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, May 8, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Dumplings - All The World Loves A Dumpling (#1223H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Ming serves something that brings families together, the dumpling. Between making the filling and shaping the pot stickers, there's something for everyone to do in the kitchen and it's a fun activity that can unite a household. Ming makes his Ginger Pork Dumplings with Dim Sum Dipper and Candice Kumai drops in to show off her Japanese and Polish roots with her own gyoza. She also makes a tasty and nutritious matcha tea smoothie, not to be missed.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, May 9, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Let Them Eat Fish Cakes (#1224H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

If you grew up near a coast, you've longed for summer so you could enjoy a seaside favorite: fish cakes. Fish cakes are made with a variety of fish, sauces and ingredients. Today we learn two ways to make the summer classic. First Ming makes Salmon Cakes with Fennel Salad, using the freshest salmon, and then Mark Gaier and Clark Fraiser make Cod Cakes with Tartar Sauce.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, May 10, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

All-In-One Satisfying Steak Dinners (#1225H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Nothing is better than a one-pot chicken dish - except a one pan steak dinner. Luckily, you don't have to buy prime rib or fillet to enjoy mouthwatering, tender steak at home. Ming recreates his father's Mongolian Beef and shows you how to flash fry your meat to seal in flavor. Then, Boston's beloved Lydia Shire makes a Swiss Steak from chuck steak that will melt in your mouth. Lots of flavor, little clean-up.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, May 11, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Spaghetti East Western (#1226H) Duration: 26:16 STEREO TVG

Ming and Evan Dulety share spaghetti recipes from their respective backgrounds, showcasing flavors of Asia and Southern Europe. Ming makes Asian spaghetti with flavors of pork, ginger, and garlic while Evan makes a classic Bolognese with a mix of protein, carrots, celery and tomato sauce. Both dishes remind us why we love pasta so much: it's easy, flexible and soaks in immense flavor.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, May 12, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Orjan Johannessen (#1413H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Ming continues cooking through Norway, meeting up with chef Orjan Johannessen for a feast of Norwegian proportions! Joined by Orjan's parents, the two chefs create two distinctive Fjord Trout meals, while the Johannessen's create a pickled herring and caramel pudding. Each dish highlights the tastes and traditions of this Scandinavian nation.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, May 14, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me

Carla Hall (#1301H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This week, Top Chef All Star and host of The Chew, Carla Hall stops by Ming's loft kitchen. Carla goes back to her Tennessee roots with country greens, tangy chow-chow pickles, and hot water corn bread, while Ming pulls out the pressure cooker to whip up a hearty red roast pork. East meets South with these chefs' favorite dishes, this week on Simply Ming!

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  • KQED Life: Mon, May 15, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Ed Lee (#1302H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This week it's all about steak in Ming's loft kitchen! Chef Edward Lee of 610 Magnolia stops by to grill up a rich rib eye with spicy gochujang butter, while Ming whips up a delicious shitake-umami glazed steak. Two different tastes, one spectacular cut of beef, this week on Simply Ming!

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  • KQED Life: Tue, May 16, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Tiffani Faison (#1303H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Top Chef all-star Tiffani Fasion stops by the loft kitchen to make savory pancakes, this week on Simply Ming! Tiffani starts off with Banh Xeo - a Vietnamese fried pancake loaded with shrimp. Ming follows up with a clam okonomyyaki- a Japanese savory pancake topped with a variety of ingredients.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, May 17, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Jamie Bissonnette (#1304H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Today on Simply Ming, Ming is cooking at home with Jamie Bissonnette, James Beard award-winning chef. Both chefs take on rice, creating two amazing dishes from one simple ingredient! Ming uses crispy chicken sausage and scallions to create a flavorful spin on classic fried rice, while Jamie creates a savory paella from seasonal ingredients.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, May 18, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Todd English (#1305H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This week on Simply Mingrenowned chef Todd English shows us how to make pizza - on the grill! Todd opts for a pizza with fontina fonduta, meatball ribbons, shaved artichokes and Heirloom pomodoro fresco. Meanwhile, Ming shakes things up with a scallion pancake pizza topped with spicy chicken.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, May 19, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Andreas Viestad (#1414H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Mackerel is on the menu for Ming and chef Andreas Viestad on this special episode of Simply Ming in Norway. Known for his show, "New Scandinavian Cooking", Chef Viestad introduces Ming to a farm apple Kir before they settle in to whip up two mouth-watering meals. With dishes capturing each of the five tastes, this is a meal you won't forget.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, May 21, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me

Matt Jennings (#1306H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Tuna is on the grill this week on Simply Ming! Matt Jennings, four-time James Beard nominee, joins Ming around the barbeque to feast on this highly sustainable fish. While Matt makes a decadent strawberry salsa rresca for his grilled fish, Ming creates a lightly seared tuna tataki that is paired with a refreshing lemongrass gremolata.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, May 22, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Ken Oringer (#1307H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

There's more than one way to make risotto-style pasta - and this week on Simply Ming, we'll show you two! Boston legend Ken Oringer joins Ming in the loft to make a decadent fideua, while Ming revolutionizes risotto by using toasted barley and adding a sumptuous ratatouille.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, May 23, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Michael Schlow (#1308H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Pasta is a worldwide staple, adaptable to the cuisine of almost any country! Chef Michael Schlow, owner of Tico in Boston and DC, makes the quintessentially Roman spaghetti amatriciana, while Ming creates a savory black bean pork chow mein. One ingredient, two dishes, this week on Simply Ming!

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  • KQED Life: Wed, May 24, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

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: Thu, May 25, 2017 -- 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 Life: Fri, May 26, 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: Mon, May 29, 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: Tue, May 30, 2017 -- 3:00pm 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: Wed, May 31, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me
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      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 […]

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      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.

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      (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.

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