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Aaron Sanchez (#1503H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

You may recognize one of the world's most distinguished Latin chefs, Aaron Sanchez, from his roles as judge on "Chopped" and alongside Gordon Ramsay on "Masterchef". Today, Aaron visits Ming in his loft to cook his albondigas tacos while Ming makes beef and salted watercress scallion pancakes. It's on fuego this week on Simply Ming.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 11:00am
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Jacques Pepin (#1502H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The legendary Jacques Pepin, who is best-known for his PBS cooking series as well as his history of cooking with Julia Child, keeps things fun and simple this week. Jacques and his granddaughter Shorey swing by Ming's loft to make curly dogs with pickle relish, mayogrette dressing and potato salad. Ming cooks up some quick Chinese sausage buns. Simple ingredients make delicious dishes on Simply Ming.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 20, 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: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 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, Nov 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: Thu, Nov 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: Fri, Nov 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: Tue, Nov 28, 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: Wed, Nov 29, 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: Thu, Nov 30, 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: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Barbara Lynch (#1504H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This week on Simply Ming, two-time James Beard Award-winner, author, and restaurateur Chef Barbara Lynch is joining Ming in the kitchen. Barbara, the creator of seven different restaurants, cooks up a ricotta ravioli with black olive croutons and a simple tomato pan sauce. Ming follows with an Asian-inspired ginger edamame ravioli with a Chinese vinegar and brown butter sauce.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 10, 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: Tue, Dec 5, 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: Wed, Dec 6, 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: Thu, Dec 7, 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: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Todd English (#1505H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's cauliflower two ways this week on Simply Ming. Ming's longtime friend Chef Todd English, known for his landmark restaurant Olives in Charlestown, Massachusetts, as well as his restaurants across the country, shares how to make a cauliflower risotto as only he can do it: Italian style. Ming puts his own spin on this trendy vegetable with his delicious soy-honey-lime beer battered cauliflower.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 17, 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: Tue, Dec 12, 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: Wed, Dec 13, 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: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 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 Plus: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 8:30am 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 Plus: Fri, Dec 22, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me

Amanda Freitag (#1506H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Amanda Freitag from the Food Network's "Chopped" and "Iron Chef America" joins Ming to create two different pork dishes. It's all about the sear as Amanda prepares pork chops with crispy pancetta in a cast-iron skillet, while Ming whips up a pork scaloppini with lap chong and leek salsa and caramelized apples.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 24, 2017 -- 11:00am 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 Plus: Fri, Dec 29, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me

Rick Bayless (#1507H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

PBS's own Chef Rick Bayless visits Ming in his loft this week to share his Mexican flavors. Rick, who has several restaurants in Chicago including the Frontera Grill and Topolobampo, which received the James Beard Award for Outstanding Restaurant in 2017, cooks up Mexican street corn tacos with homemade corn tortillas, while Ming makes his new egg omelet wrap with a corn, tomato, watercress and fermented black bean salsa.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 31, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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

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