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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: Thu, Jul 28, 2016 -- 3:00pm

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: Fri, Jul 29, 2016 -- 3:00pm

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, Aug 1, 2016 -- 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, Aug 2, 2016 -- 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, Aug 3, 2016 -- 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, Aug 4, 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: Fri, Aug 5, 2016 -- 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 9: Sun, Aug 7, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 29, 2016 -- 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: Mon, Aug 8, 2016 -- 3:00pm 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: Tue, Aug 9, 2016 -- 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: Wed, Aug 10, 2016 -- 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: Thu, Aug 11, 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: Fri, Aug 12, 2016 -- 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 9: Sun, Aug 14, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 30, 2016 -- 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: Mon, Aug 15, 2016 -- 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: Tue, Aug 16, 2016 -- 3:00pm 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: Wed, Aug 17, 2016 -- 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: Thu, Aug 18, 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: Fri, Aug 19, 2016 -- 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 9: Sun, Aug 21, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 31, 2016 -- 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: Mon, Aug 22, 2016 -- 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: Tue, Aug 23, 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 Life: Wed, Aug 24, 2016 -- 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: Thu, Aug 25, 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: Fri, Aug 26, 2016 -- 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 9: Sun, Sep 11, 2016 -- 11:00am 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 9: Sun, Sep 18, 2016 -- 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 9: Sun, Sep 25, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Mon 6/27: DT9 PSIP issue for Over the Air viewers

      RESOLVED: PSIP was restored at apx 2:50pm Monday. Our signal should be ID’g as 9.1, 9.2 & 9.3 again. – – – – – (DT9.1, 9.2 & 9.3) Our Over the Air (OTA) signal for DT9 is still transmitting. However, we are aware that the PSIP information line in our OTA signal has stopped. Engineers […]

    • Mon 6/13: RESOLVED – KQED Plus (KQEH) Transmitter Off the Air (DT54.1 through 54.5)

      UPDATE: The signal was restored apx 5pm Monday. Most TVs will have recovered the signal on their own, but some viewers may need to do a rescan in order to re-acquire the signal. – – – – – – – – – – – – Our KQEH transmitter in the San Jose area has suffered […]

    • 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 […]

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

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