Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef
Chef Hubert Keller's magical cooking reflects the many influences of the places he has lived; from his native Alsace with its legendary soups and stews to San Paulo, Brazil where the cuisine pulsates with exciting and bold flavors; to his long-time home in San Francisco where he is a leader of the city's culinary revolution; and finally to Las Vegas where he has pioneered a whole new concept of burger dining that has garnered worldwide recognition. The programs were filmed on location in a stunning vineyard kitchen in Northern California and also in the kitchens of his restaurants: Fleur de Lys, The Burger Bar, and SLeeK steakhouse.
Healthy and Delicious, Part 1 (#505H) Duration: 28:29 STEREO TVG
After a basic lesson in grilling vegetables, Chef Keller makes a creamy avocado hollandaise without butter or eggs. He then makes a delicious zucchini hors d'oeuvres stuffed with parmesan and arugula. Grilled Vegetables with Avocado Hollandaise, & Zucchini Carpaccio Rolls with Arugula and Parmesan.
Street Food with Susan Feniger (#421) Duration: 27:01 STEREO TVG
Susan Feniger visits Chef Keller's set and brings some of the wonderful "street food" recipes she has collected from cuisines all over the world. Today she focuses on Asian cooking, demonstrating three exciting recipes.
Recipes: Japanese Pickled Vegetable Ribbons; Chilled Soba Noodles with Spicy Orange Sesame and Tofu; Tatsutage Fried Chicken with Spicy Yuzu Mayonnaise.
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Healthy and Delicious, Part 2 (#506H) Duration: 25:32 STEREO TVG
Chef Keller continues his healthy cooking lesson with a warm arugula, faro and mushroom salad with a white balsamic dressing. Then he serves grilled prawns with a salad of artichokes, fennel and fava beans. Arugula Salad with Faro & Mushrooms in a White Balsamic Vinaigrette, & Grilled Shrimp with Artichoke & Fennel Salad.
Authentic Italian Treasures with Carla Pellegrino (#422) Duration: 26:25 STEREO TVG
Italian chef extraordinaire Carla Pellegrino reveals the secrets for making an authentic, slow-cooked Bolognese sauce. Then it's a delightful, sauteed chicken dish from Liguria that comes to life with a touch of beer.
Recipes: Traditional Bolognese Sauce; Sauteed Chicken Breasts Ligurian Style.
- KQED Life: Tue, Feb 28, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
Romance at the Table (#507H) Duration: 28:30 STEREO TVG
Chef Keller shows how to whip up a romantic dinner for that special someone. He starts with a rich tasting beef tartare that has some surprise ingredients. After demonstrating a fool-proof method for cooking lobster, he transforms it into lobster thermidor. Beef Tartare Tacos with Kusshi Oysters, Lobster Thermidor with Sauteed Green Beans, & Strawberry Milkshake.
Cooking with L'atelier's Steve Benjamin (#423) Duration: 26:04 STEREO TVG
Star chef Steve Benjamin from L'Atelier de Jo?l Robuchon in Las Vegas joins Hubert Keller to demonstrate two great Mediterranean recipes. First he uses fragrant Moroccan spices to make a creamy eggplant soup. Then he demonstrates a Provence-inspired brandade made with cod, potatoes and a delicious medley of condiments.
Recipes: Moroccan-Spiced Eggplant Soup; Fresh Cod Flakes and Brandade with Fine Herbs.
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Entertaining for a Crowd (#508H) Duration: 27:14 STEREO TVG
Chef Keller is making pork rillette, a delicious pate or meat spread found in nearly every French home. The second recipe is a unique lasagna made with tender, succulent short rib meat. For dessert, he is showing a way to make meringue in minutes. Pork Rillette, Braised Short Rib Lasagna, & Floating Island Meringues with Creme Anglaise.
Offalgood with Chris Cosentino (#424) Duration: 27:55 STEREO TVG
Celebrity chef and offal expert Chris Cosentino joins Hubert Keller and demonstrates why offal (cooking with organ meats) is a hot new trend. First he prepares a beef heart tartare puttenesca style that is loaded with extras. Next, it's an easy-to-prepare quail recipe that's enriched with browned butter, apples and Chris' secret ingredient.
Recipes: Beef Heart Tartare Puttanesca; Quail, Apples & Rose Geranium.
- KQED Life: Thu, Mar 2, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
Black-Tie Dining (#509H) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG
Chef Keller has the perfect menu for an upscale dinner party. He starts with seared scallops served on a luscious slice of pork belly surrounded by beluga lentils. The main course is roast Cornish game hen with a stuffing of Swiss chard and pine nuts. Seared Scallops on Pork Belly with Beluga Lentils, Roast Cornish Game Hen Stuffed with Swiss Chard in a Red Wine Thyme Sauce, & Macaroons with Rocky Road Beer Ice Cream.
Lobster Fun (#425) Duration: 27:51 STEREO TVG
Chef Keller's lobster-cooking lesson includes proven cooking techniques for getting moist, succulent lobster and recipes for savory accompaniments that guarantee exquisite results.
Recipes: Roasted Lobster with Lemon-Caper Butter and Herb Salad; Maple Syrup and Fromage Blanc Ice Cream.
- KQED Life: Fri, Mar 3, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
A Brazilian Feast (#510H) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG
Like the people who live there, the food of Brazil is full of soul, warmth and deliciousness. Chef Keller demonstrates their national dish, Feijoada, a stew made with black beans and meats. The second recipe is a deep-flavored fish stew called Moqueca, cooked in a fragrant, rich coconut broth. Feijoada, Moqueca, & Passion Fruit Caipirinha.
Discovering Buffalo (#426) Duration: 26:43 TVG
Chef Keller reveals why he's a big fan of buffalo meat which is lean, full of great flavor, and pairs well with many different kinds of spices. Today he creates a unique spice rub for buffalo steak that includes coffee, chili powders, mustard and brown sugar.
Recipes: Roasted Corn Soup with Spicy Chantilly
- KQED Life: Mon, Mar 6, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
One-Pot Favorites (#511H) Duration: 28:45 STEREO TVG
Chef Keller makes an Alsatian favorite, choucroute or sauerkraut served with an array of seafood. Then he heads to the South for a deep, richly-flavored gumbo made with an assortment of great sausage and chicken. Seafood Medley with Choucroute, & Chef Keller's Gumbo.
A French Feast (#501H) Duration: 28:41 STEREO TVG
Chef Keller presents two French classics perfect for a dinner party. He combines a myriad of meats and seasonings to create a savory filling for a meat pie. Then he prepares a French version of ice cream pie made with delicate pecan meringues, ice cream and whipped cream. Pate Chaud (Hot Savory Pie) & Pecan Meringue Creme Glacee.
- KQED Life: Tue, Mar 7, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
Pool Party Feast (#512H) Duration: 28:08 STEREO TVG
Chef Keller demonstrates pool party favorites, starting with a refreshing melon gazpacho served with a duck prosciutto bruschetta. Then he makes his signature buffalo sliders with brie cheese. He shows step-by-step how to build the perfect charcuterie board with an assortment of sausages, pates, salami, and just the right accompaniments. Melon Gazpacho with Duck Proscuitto Bruschetta, Buffalo Sliders with Brie & Arugula, & Charcuterie Platter.
Seafood Extravaganza (#502H) Duration: 26:00 STEREO TVG
Chef Keller demystifies the secrets of cooking octopus to get tender, delicious results. Then it's healthy all around with poached salt cod and an egg-free mayonnaise made with oysters. Grilled Octopus in Oregano Vinaigrette with Orecchiette Pasta and Nudja, Poached Salt Cod with Oyster Mayonnaise and Roasted Cauliflower & Instant Raspberry Sorbet.
- KQED Life: Wed, Mar 8, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
Hawaiian Island Lunch (#513H) Duration: 28:52 STEREO TVG
A fan of Hawaiian cuisine, Chef Keller prepares a tasty island lunch. First it's a grilled octopus salad with hearts of palm, sea beans and a chipotle aioli. Then he makes the popular musubi sandwich with sushi rice, nori seaweed, and pork belly. Dessert is a roasted pineapple, infused with vanilla beans and soaked in a rum brown sugar syrup. Grilled Octopus Salad with Hearts of Palm, Hawaiian Musubi Sandwich, & Roasted Pineapple with Vanilla and Rum.
Gluten-Free Favorites (#503H) Duration: 27:00 STEREO TVG
Chef Keller has the secret for keeping your gluten-free friends happy with three great recipes. He stuffs mini peppers with a delicious quinoa salad, followed by a chia seed wrap abundantly stuffed with vegetarian goodies. The finale is a kale and spinach smoothie that has unexpected benefits. Quinoa Stuffed Mini Peppers, Chia Veggie Wrap with Hummus, Zucchini, Tomatoes, Kale & Pepper, & Hangover Detox Smoothie.
- KQED Life: Thu, Mar 9, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
Beer Makes It Better (#514H) Duration: 25:26 STEREO TVG
Chef Keller shows how beer can add richness and great flavor to many dishes. Using apricot beer, he marinates yellowtail for a luscious sashimi treat. Then he makes an unforgettable fried chicken with beer and lots of great spices. The beer fest continues with an assortment of ice-cream beer floats. Yellowtail Sashimi with Apricot Beer, Fried Chicken "HK" Style , & Ice-Cream Beer Floats.
Fun in the Kitchen (#504H) Duration: 28:59 STEREO TVG
Using fun and creative presentations, Chef Keller shows how to make recipes that will dazzle both the eyes and taste buds. He prepares Moroccan-spiced lamb lollipops served with a spicy homemade ketchup and tzatziki sauce. Then it's a delicate vol-au-vent or puff pastry shell filled with luscious escargots bathed in wine and garlic butter. Morrocan-Spiced Lamb Lollipops with Spicy Ketchup and Tzatziki Sauce, Escargot in Puff Pastry Shells, & Champagne Cocktail with Margarita Sorbet.
- KQED Life: Fri, Mar 10, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
Main Dish Favorites (#515H) Duration: 27:22 STEREO TVG
Chef Keller demonstrates a classic French technique for poaching a whole fish in a luxurious broth of vegetables, herbs, and wine. Then he creates a symphony of flavors by pairing ordinary chicken breast with some great Mediterranean ingredients. Branzini Poached in White Wine, Herbs & Vegetables, & Roast Chicken Breast with Moroccan-spiced Carrots & Harissa Yogurt.
The Great Pies of France (#201) Duration: 28:39 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Luscious, savory pies have long been the hallmark of great French home cooking. Chef Keller presents some blue-ribbon winners that use flavors and aromas that take you right into the heart of France. Recipes: Alsatian Onion Pie; Pissaladerie; Tarte Flambee Alsaciene.
Short Rib Sensation (#202) Duration: 28:08 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Chef Keller show how to transform an inexpensive cut of meat into an elegant show-stopper with his tried-and-true recipe for ultra-succulent short ribs. He then turns the leftovers into a hearty, chunky soup and a surprise burger. Recipes: Red Wine Braised Shortribs; Short Rib Soup with Mushrooms and Pearl Couscous; Short Rib Surprise Burger.
Party Perfect (#203) Duration: 28:21 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
When it comes to hors d'oeuvres, Chef Keller has his favorites - and his favorite ways to serve them. Today he reveals some show-stoppers that will definitely impress your guests. Recipes: Goat-Cheese Stuffed Mini Potatoes; Stuffed Cucumbers with Lump Crab Meat; Green Grape and Almond Gazpacho; Tuna Tartare.
Loving Lamb (#204) Duration: 28:06 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Lamb's richness and versatility delight the palates of foodies all over the world, but only if the right method of cooking is applied to the right cut of meat. Keller de-mystifies the art of cooking with lamb with a slow-cooked shank steeped in the flavors of France, followed by a cumin-scented rack of lamb. Recipes: Braised Lamb Shank Provencal; Cumin-Scented Rack of Lamb in a Honey-Red Wine Sauce.
Celebrating Salmon (#205) Duration: 28:12 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Chef Keller serves up two very unique, mouth-watering ways to prepare salmon, starting with an exquisitely slow-roasted recipe that is all the rage at his San Francisco restaurant. Fleur de Lys, and finishing with a one-of-a-kind salmon burger injected with a silky smooth sauce. Recipes: Slow-Roasted Alaskan Salmon; Double Salmon Tartare Burger.
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Mad About Apples (#206) Duration: 27:58 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Chef Keller demonstrates delicious, apple-adorned recipes, starting with tantalizing pork chops smothered in an apple brandy sauce and finishing with an acclaimed family recipe straight from his father's patisserie in France. Recipes: Pork Chop with Sauteed Apples and Calvados Sauce; Henriis Apple Meringue Pie.
- KQED Plus: Tue, Mar 21, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me
Chicken 'round The World (#207) Duration: 28:24 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Chef Keller explores the flavors of the Mediterranean with the beautiful tradition of tagine. Next, he demonstrates a no-fail, French-inspired recipe for roasted chicken which includes a dramatic surprise ending. To complete this culinary tour, he uses classic Thai flavors in a hearty chicken burger. Recipes: Tagine of Chicken with Prunes, Honey & Almonds; Sleek Roaster Chicken with Rosemary, Parsnips & Fennel; Thai Chicken Burger.
- KQED Plus: Wed, Mar 22, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me
Crowd-Pleasing Paella (#208) Duration: 27:07 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
In Spain, the centerpiece of entertaining is often a great paella surrounded by hearty eaters, great wine and animated conversation. Using an abundance of fresh seafood, Chef Keller shows us how to prepare this Spanish national treasure with a recipe from his friend, DJ Frenchy le Freak. Recipes: Hubert's Favorite Paella.
- KQED Plus: Thu, Mar 23, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me
Souffle Secrets (#209) Duration: 28:25 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
With their perfectly airy and deliciously fluffy texture, souffles are a source of pride for many chefs. Chef Keller's user-friendly methods make them completely accessible to home cooks. Today he demonstrates three recipes, including a childhood favorite with strawberries, a classic ham and cheese, and an unforgettable chocolate dessert. Recipes: Grandma's Omelet Strawberry Souffle; Ham and Cheese Souffle; Chocolate Souffle.
- KQED Plus: Fri, Mar 24, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me
Back to the Future with Puff Pastry (#210) Duration: 28:20 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Chef Keller takes two classic childhood favorites and transforms them into grown-up culinary delights, all with the help of store-bought puff pastry. First, he dresses up chicken pot pie with Madeira, pearl onions, and baby carrots. Then, substituting puff pastry for graham crackers, he makes a to-die-for S'more with luscious, creamy homemade marshmallow. Recipes: Roasted Chicken Pot Pie; S'more Burgers.
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Phyllo Fun (#211) Duration: 27:05 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Chef Keller reveals how store-bought phyllo dough can be a secret weapon for home cooks who are looking for fast and elegant recipes. He uses it to create delicious appetizers and a mouth-watering fruit dessert. Recipes: Goat Cheese Stuffed Phyllo with Mushrooms, Spinach, Pine Nuts & Bacon, Pineapple & Dried Cherry Phyllo Packages with Rum Creme Anglaise.
- KQED Plus: Tue, Mar 28, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me
The Secret of Stock (#212) Duration: 27:16 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
While some store-bought convenience products are acceptable to chefs, there's just no comparing canned broth with a fragrant, rich homemade version. After demonstrating a classic beef stock, Chef Keller uses it to make a trendy Asian hot pot offering and one of France's most beloved Sunday supper meals. Recipes: Savory Beef Broth; Shabu Shabu; Pot au Feu.
- KQED Plus: Wed, Mar 29, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me
Brunch Picks (#213) Duration: 28:20 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Chef Keller demonstrates two of his favorite recipes to serve for brunch. First, he reveals the secret for making the perfect crepe and then creates a layered crepe cake which is as beautiful as it is delicious. The second recipe is a mouth-watering breakfast burger made with eggs, prosciutto, and avocado. Recipes: Layered Crepe Cake with Blueberries and Ricotta Cheese; Breakfast Burger.
- KQED Plus: Thu, Mar 30, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me
Hats Off to Hollandaise (#214) Duration: 28:28 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Considered one of the most important "mother" sauces in French Cuisine and a must-know for chefs, hollandaise is a prized addition to many dishes. Chef Keller presents an easy-to-follow method for making the sauce along with a delightful twist on eggs benedict. Next he demonstrates a famous variation of hollandaise, the Bernaise Sauce. Recipes: Basic Hollandaise Sauce; Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict; Rib Eye Steak with Bernaise Sauce.
- KQED Plus: Fri, Mar 31, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me