Donate

Upcoming Broadcasts:

Savory Dinner Pie (#416H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Dinner is in the pan with Sara's Dinner Pies: savory meat and vegetables enclosed in a hearty crust. We've got BLT Pie, a twist on the popular sandwich, plus use Sara's easy Pizza Dough recipe or store-bought dough for a belly-filling Broccoli Calzone.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Mar 30, 2017 -- 7:30am
  • KQED Life: Fri, Apr 14, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, May 15, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Trip to Spain (#505H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

What's not to like about Spanish food? Ham, chorizo, great seafood, tapas - Sara has some great recipes like pork with spanish olives and fideo, a paella like dish that uses noodles instead of rice. Delicious! Sara also visits a specialty maker of chorizo, the spicy sausage beloved throughout the Spanish-speaking world.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Mar 30, 2017 -- 12:30pm
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Apr 14, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Mid-East Meets West (#503H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Sara's guest Einat Admony of New York's Balaboosta has legions of fans for her Israeli/Mediterranean cuisine, and she's bringing it to our kitchen with a traditional sinaya - a Middle Eastern shepherd's pie. We'll discover more about Einat's fascinating background, including a stint in the Israeli Army. Also on the menu, one of Sara's favorites - falafel salad.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Mar 31, 2017 -- 7:30am

Italian with Joey Campanaro (#414H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Chef Joey Campanaro has such a cult following in New York City that it's impossible to get seats in his restaurant, the Little Owl. Lucky for us, he's showing us how to make those prized dishes at home. First - easy Salad Dressing Chicken with Escarole and Bean Salad. Then Grilled Scallion Dijon Lamb Chops with Parmesan Watercress and Pickled Onion.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Mar 31, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Apr 2, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, May 1, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Holiday Sides (#603H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The winter is full of big family meals where you really have to be on your game to get food on the table all at once. Sara shows a little love to the unsung heroes of the big meal, the sides. She's got delicious winter vegetables like shredded butternut squash with dates, Brussels sprouts with panko breadcrumbs and a creamy tahini sauce, plus a creamy root vegetable soup that can stand on its own as a main course or serve as a first course. And for the hungry cook: apple nutmeg bites to tide you over until dinnertime. Recipes: Root vegetable soup with pita crisps, Shredded butternut squash with dates, Brussels sprouts with panko, Apple nutmeg bites.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Apr 2, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Apr 18, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Stir Fry with Grace Young (#417H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The Chinese have mastered the quick weeknight meal with stir fry, and the master of stir fry is Chef Grace Young. She's got two favorite recipes: Chinese-Burmese Chili Chicken and Peppery Vegetarian Rice. Both are fast, easy and delicious.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Apr 3, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Apr 21, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, May 22, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Leftover Show (#410H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Embrace your leftovers with Sara's quick and clever recipes using last night's meal in an entirely new way. You'll love Tomato, Chicken and Tortilla Soup, and any kind of cooked pasta can star again in Sara's Brie, Bacon and Spaghetti Frittata.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Apr 3, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Dinner at 8 (#418H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Entertaining is easy with Sara's elegant but super simple recipes, even if your only guests are your immediate family on a weeknight. Try her Duck with Gingered Grape Sauce for an impressive entree, and, for food that's fun, you can't go wrong with the fabulously interactive Japanese Beef Fondue.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Apr 4, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Apr 28, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, May 29, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

On The Table In 20 (#601H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

No time to cook? No problem. Sara's got great recipes to help you get food on the table fast. First up: Indian scrambled eggs with the crunch of the Indian flatbread paapadum. On Ask Sara, Sara answers a viewer's question about eggs; especially how to hard boil them without that ugly green ring around the yolk. She also visits a dairy where every cow is a lady and is treated like one, down to a daily shampoo of her tail. Finally, Sara's brother Peter joins her to make steak and butter. And they really are making butter. It's easy! Recipes: Indian scrambled eggs with paapadum, Steak and butter.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Apr 4, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Bird Is The Word (#419H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Who doesn't like chicken? In a salute to our favorite bird, Sara presents two of her most loved recipes: White Bean Chicken Chili and Angry Chicken, cooked with special guest, Top Chef's Dale Talde.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 5, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, May 5, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Girlpower: Hot Young Female Chefs (#608H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Sara is all about empowering women in the kitchen, whether it's at home or in a restaurant. In this show she visits two up and coming female chefs who are changing their worlds. First, Mashama Baily of Savannah's The Grey, a hot new restaurant in that city's former Greyhound Station. They cook together, and Mashama takes Sara on a cook's tour of Savannah.
Back in Sara's kitchen, Amanda Cohen of New York's Dirt Candy stops by to cook her zucchini and Pasta noodles with garlicky yogurt sauce. On the side, her Kentucky lemonade spiked with a good dose of bourbon and beet juice for color. Recipes: Zucchini and pasta noodles with garlicky yogurt sauce, Kentucky lemonade.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Apr 5, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, May 23, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Middle Eastern Mashup (#420H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Lamb is the go-to meat of the Middle East and in this episode, Sara combines two favorite lamb dishes with recipes she learned on a recent trip to Turkey. She's got Lamb Chops with a Turkish Pear Salsa, plus Herbed Lamb and Feta Burgers. On top of that, an addictive Turkish Mushroom and Cheese Dip that's super fast and simple.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 6, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, May 12, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Take Out Chinese at Home (#506H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Are you a fan of takeout? Then this is your episode! Sara will demonstrate how to make traditional Chinese takeout dishes at home faster than driving to pick them up. First, stir-fry queen Grace Young shows us how to season a wok, and then cooks up her fast and easy Chinese Burmese chicken. Then, Sara makes homemade baby egg rolls with soy dipping sauce. Her goal? Have it on the table before her two staff members can pick up the same dish at a Chinese restaurant. Its beat the clock - Sara style.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Apr 6, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Apr 21, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Sam's Simple Saute (#504H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Sara's son Sam stops by to cook a fast favorite based on a simple technique - sauteed lemon chicken with capers. Also on the menu, one of Sam's favorites, buttermilk fried pork chops. We'll also stop by Wholesome Wave, a unique initiative to connect farmers with fresh food to people in underserved communities.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Apr 7, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Mom's Day Off (#415H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Give Mom a break for a day with Sara's easy but elegant recipes, with step-by-step instructions even cooking novices (like Dad and the kids) can master in a snap. She's got a delicious Cheese Sandwich Souffle and then Mini Meatloaves, cooked individually in muffin tins.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Apr 7, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, May 8, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

High 5 - 5 Ingredient Mains (#201H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The fewer the ingredients, the faster dinner gets to the table - that's why Sara's rustled up some delicious recipes featuring only 5 ingredients, and boy are they good! Try the Roasted Salmon with Hot Mustard Cracker Topping - crunchy on the outside and oh so tender on the inside. Buffalo Rice mixes the best tastes of Buffalo chicken wings - hot sauce, blue cheese, celery, crispy chicken - in a quick and flavorful rice bowl. Sauteed Duck Breasts have an Apricot Szechuan Peppercorn Sauce that's packed with sweet and spicy flavors. And nothing could be simpler than Peppery Broccoli Pasta with Feta Cheese - a satisfying, meat-free alternative. Less is more!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Apr 10, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Apr 26, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Slow Cooker Meals with Michele Scicolone (#411H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Michele Scicolone has elevated the humble slow cooker to an instrument of high art, and we've got two of her best recipes: Pork Ragu with Broken Lasagna and Meatball Tagine with Couscous.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Apr 10, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Two for One (#202H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

To truly save time in the kitchen, Sara's got a simple solution: cook once, eat two completely different meals. Her Grilled Lamb Chop with Steak Butter is fantastic on its own, but it makes a second meal special when the lamb is ground into Herbed Lamb and Feta Burgers. Peruvian Baked Chicken Thighs are going to be a hit with your family. Who knew they could be reincarnated so successfully into Chicken and Tomatillo Salsa Nachos? Genius!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Apr 11, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, May 3, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Fruit and Meat (#602H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

They say opposites attract. There's something sensational about the sweetness of fruit with the savory taste of meat. Grilled pork tenderloin is a fantastic summer meal with a dressing of watermelon and cucumber. And Sara's son Sam joins her to make a family favorite, chicken with lemon and capers. It's easy and delicious. And on Ask Sara, Sara answers viewer questions on cutting herbs quickly and storing vanilla beans. Recipes: Grilled pork with watermelon cucumber salsa, Chicken with lemon and capers.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Apr 11, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Girls at the Grill with Elizabeth Karmel (#203H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Women of America, pick up your tongs, put on your aprons and man the grill! It's easy with Sara's buddy, grilling expert Elizabeth Karmel, to guide you! First is an easy Chicken Paillard with Greek Farmer's Salad and Tzatziki to get the basics down. Then, pizza! This one is a Blistered Corn and Asparagus Pesto Grilled Pizza. Finally, we'll go all out with Elizabeth's famous Texas Hill Country BBQ with a universally loved finger lickin' sauce. Tonight, boys drool...grill girls rule!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 12, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, May 10, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Best of Summer (#609H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

There is nothing like the height of summer for delicious produce, simply prepared. Sara's friends stop by to celebrate the season starting with Top Chef winner Hung Huynh. His grilled shrimp in lettuce wraps is delicious, portable and light in calories. Then Sara's buddy Giuseppe Fanelli makes a gorgeous lamb dish dressed with fresh heirloom tomatoes - agnello scottadito. And on Ask Sara, she answers a viewer's question about avocados. Recipes: Grilled shrimp in lettuce wraps, Agnello scottadito with heirloom tomatoes.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Apr 12, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, May 30, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Breakfast for Dinner (#204H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Turn the day upside down with easy egg-based meals like Indian Scrambled Eggs, infused with exotic flavors on a crispy platform of pappadam. How about a savory BLT and Egg Pie, a fun take on the lunchtime classic with an easy crust for the pastry impaired? And if you have lots of leftover vegetables, the French classic Souffled Omelet is a spectacular solution. When there's no time to cook, reach for the eggs!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 13, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, May 17, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Meatless Mondays (#507H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Were you bad over the weekend? Get back on track as you clean out and veg out with the hottest vegetarian chef around Amanda Cohen. Sara will answer viewer questions about mushrooms and vegetable storage on Ask Sara, and she cooks her own vegetarian dish, mu shu vegetables.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Apr 13, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Apr 28, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Sandwich Night (#205H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Who doesn't love a sandwich? Sara's are hearty and juicy and a snap to prepare and serve. Make your own easy Beer Bread, then stuff it with super easy cheaters like Pulled Chicken Barbecue and Pickled Cucumbers you make yourself. Fried Catfish BLTs bulk up the traditional sandwich with some crunchy fish filets and tricked-up basil mayonnaise. Then amaze your family by making your own ricotta cheese, the star of Roasted Vegetable and Fresh Ricotta Sandwiches.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Apr 17, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, May 24, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Budget Stretchers (#412H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Spending less doesn't mean less flavor or less healthy. Sara shows tricks for using inexpensive ingredients in big ways for inexpensive, but delicious meals like a Greens and Potato Pie and tasty Italian Onion Soup with a poached egg floating on the top.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Apr 17, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Salad: It's Easy Being Green (#206H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Versatile, easy-to-make salads will please even the hungriest eater the way Sara does it, with enough protein to stick to your ribs and a huge supporting cast of vegetables. Think about Warm Steakhouse Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing - it's so rich and filling you'll forget it's a salad. Crunchy Falafel Salad with Creamy Garlic Dressing will give vegetarians something to shout about. Then there's Seared Scallops and Butter Lettuce Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette - elegant yet completely satisfying!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Apr 18, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, May 31, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Indian Comfort Food with Floyd Cardoz (#207H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Newly crowned "Top Chef Masters" winner Floyd Cardoz joins Sara to cook the food he grew up with in India. First up is Wild Striped Bass Curry swimming in coconut and mild spices. Chicken Pilaf is simple but satisfying with a gingery yogurt sauce. Beef Kebabs are super easy, with the heat of chilies, ginger and cumin to kick start your taste buds!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 19, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Jewish Holidays (#610H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Sara celebrates the Jewish holidays with two traditional dishes that are often tricky to prepare. She takes viewers through the process, step by step, starting with wine braised brisket. On the side, her husband's Aunt Rifka's recipe for matzo balls they call 'flying discs'. Next, Sara and her nephew visit Stone Barns, the farm and food incubator in Westchester, New York to get fresh winter vegetables for her root vegetable latkes, Sara's version of the traditional Hanukkah dish. Recipes: Braised brisket with flying disks, Root vegetable latkes.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Apr 19, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Thanksgiving 101 (#208H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Every Thanksgiving, America tunes in to hear Sara Moulton answer their turkey questions live, and now her public television viewers will get her infallible guidance. She covers the essentials of how to buy, defrost, brine, roast and time the bird in Top 10 Thanksgiving Mistakes and How to Avoid Them. Your Thanksgiving dilemmas are solved with Sara's One-Size-Fits-All Stuffing (you pick the mix-ins!); how to prep delicious wine-infused Gravy in Advance and how to keep and re-heat tasty Mashed Potatoes. Sara is your one-stop shop for Thanksgiving advice!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 20, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Family Choice (#508H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Sara has two kids of her own, so she's always found ways to please finicky palates with food adults love too. Take her easy weeknight mini meatloaves baked in a muffin tin that kids love to make themselves. We have two kids helping Sarah in the kitchen to prove it. There's also Odd Lots mac and cheese, a homemade dish using leftovers from the fridge. Sara tops that off with a cool and refreshing creamsicle drink for dessert. Speaking of cheese, we also visit a Benedictine nun who is the world's foremost expert on raw cheeses.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Apr 20, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, May 5, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Soups On! (#209H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Hearty soups are meals in themselves, and Sara's are both substantial and easy to make. There's a cool Seafood Gazpacho, loaded with juicy shrimp and crab with a little kick of heat. Nothing warms the belly more than the New Orleans-inspired Red Beans and Rice Soup with smoky ham. And for some winter sunshine, you can't beat Sunny Squash Soup, as yellow as the sun with a crispy fried zucchini garnish. Soup - it's a tasty bowl of comfort!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Apr 24, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Meal in a Pan (#413H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

What's faster and easier than cooking a meal in one pan? Sara shares this secret for weeknight success with two flavorful recipes: A beautiful Yellow Squash Soup, and a fast but elegant Pearl Couscous with Shellfish.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Apr 24, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Holiday Food Gifts (#210H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

A thoughtful gift you make yourself speaks volumes, and food is the present everyone loves! Sara releases your creative spirit by teaching how to make Homemade Marshmallows with a Hot Chocolate Mix. For the wine enthusiast, her Homemade Cheese Crackers pair beautifully with some cheese and wine. Peppermint Bark looks very expensive but couldn't be easier to make. As an added bonus, we'll have creative packaging ideas that will make your gifts everyone's favorites.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Apr 25, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Apr 30, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Honey Be Good (#604H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's a well-known fact that honeybees are a precious resource for pollinating the food we eat, but they are mysteriously dying off. Sara joins a beekeeper in Savannah, Georgia to discover the secrets of bees and beekeeping. Then they make a honey centered dish that's pure Georgia - rosemary honey and Georgia peach chutney burgers. Next, she travels to Napa, California to gather ingredients at a farm and cook with chef Joey Altman. His grilled duck breast with honey roasted carrots, farro-herb salad and cider jus is easier than it sounds, and delicious as well. Recipes: Rosemary honey and Georgia peach chutney burgers, Grilled duck breast, honey roasted carrots, farro-herb salad and cider jus.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Apr 25, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Apr 30, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Locavore In Napa with Joey Altman (#211H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Sara travels to a beautiful vineyard in Napa, California to cook farm fresh meals locally sourced with Bay Area chef Joey Altman. They whip up Grilled Salmon, Arugula & Grilled Corn Salad and Sweet Pea & Avocado Crostini. With Grilled Duck Breast, Honey-Roasted Carrots, Farro-Herb Salad and Cider Jus, the best of the farm is on the plate.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 26, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Gone Fishin' with David Pasternack (#212H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Seafood expert David Pasternack, from New York's fish temple Esca, shows why he loves food with fins with three favorite recipes from his arsenal: Fettuccine with Rock Shrimp, Corn and Jalapeno; Grilled Mahi Mahi with Panella and Chickpeas and Salt-Baked Pesce per Due with Braised Greens. Cooking fish this way makes it easy and accessible.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 27, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Fancy Pasta (#509H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Plain old pasta it's not, but it's just as simple to make as your weeknight favorites. That's the story with Sara's spicy greens ravioli, sophisticated enough for your next dinner party and easy to make. Then guest David Pasternack of New York's Esca and Eataly shows his flair with fish with a rock shrimp fettuccine. And, in Ask Sara, Sara answers viewer questions about pizza dough and ricotta cheese.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Apr 27, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, May 12, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Sunday Comfort Meals (#213H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Why rush? Sunday meals are all about comfort, familiar dishes made with love and eaten with family and friends. On top of the list is Roast Chicken Stuffed with Zucchini and Cheese to keep it moist and flavorful. Deviled Bones sounds gothic, but it's meaty, tender short ribs coated with a kick of mustard for heat. Odd Lots Mac and Cheese is a winner with the whole family, and the best part - any leftover cheese will do! And Sara's Creamsicle Dessert will bring back comforting memories of the ice cream truck in summer.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, May 1, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Mi Famiglia: Italian Family Style with Giuseppe Fanelli (#214H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Guiseppe Fanelli is the chef of one of Sara's favorite Italian restaurants, Tre Dici, and today he shares home-style Italian recipes like Bruschetta al Tonno - a simple and delicious tuna bruschetta. His Agnello Scottadito with Heirloom Tomato Salad mixes tender lamb with the freshness of a homegrown tomato salad. And of course, there's pasta. This has Pesto, String Beans and Potatoes. Bellissimo!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, May 2, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, May 7, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Super Bowls of Soup (Super Bowl Stunt) (#605H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The big game and a cold night are both perfect times to enjoy a heart bowl of soup, like Sara's take on traditional New England chowder, her smoky fish chowder, made even more delicious with bacon. On Ask Sara, she shows ways to pack for a tailgate, including safely transporting hot soups. Then she joins Brazilian chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz on a shopping trip to a Brazilian market before they make Leticia's chicken, shrimp, peanut and cashew stew. Soups on! Recipes: Smoky fish chowder, Chicken shrimp, peanut and cashew stew.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, May 2, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, May 7, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Vegged Out (#215H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Flavorful, rich, satisfying vegetarian food? It seems impossible, but when you try these heart veggie entrees, you won't even miss the meat. Sara's Rustic Potato and Green Bean Pie couldn't be more filling - and versatile too. There's nothing bland about Spicy Mushroom Enchiladas, cooled off with a blanket of sour cream and avocado. We're devoted to Mu Shoo Vegetables in Pancakes with crunchy cashews and creamy eggs. Sure, vegetarian food is good for you, but who knew it could taste so good too?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 3, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

One Pot Asian Meals with Ming Tsai (#216H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Sara's old friend Ming Tsai shares his favorite one-pot meals with an Asian twist. His Lemongrass-Coconut Chicken Soup is a perfect showcase for a tutorial on cooking with lemongrass. Black Bean Scallops and Zucchini is cooked in a wok and delicious with Ming's signature 50-50 rice. His Ginger Orange Duck "Cassoulet" brings fresh Far Eastern flavors to a traditional French dish.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, May 4, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Shellfish Asian Style (#510H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Bivalves are the name of the game today when Sara makes a flavorful mussels and bok choy dish with a side of tea pilaf. And it's down to Chinatown with Chef Dale Talde to get the ingredients for a unique oyster and bacon pad thai. Speaking of oysters, we'll discover how they are harvested when we take to the sea with an oysterman.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, May 4, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, May 19, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Carnivores Unite! (#217H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

We get it: most of America runs on beef, pork and chicken. So today, Sara's got meat and lots of it. Sara marries the juicy burger marries with Korean barbecue for her special Korean Burgers. She'll even show you how to grind your own meat, no special tools needed. Hey "porkitarians," Buttermilk-Fried Pork Chops have two great things going for them - they're super juicy on the inside, extra crispy on the outside. And you'll love Sara's Polenta Lasagna - with crispy polenta cakes in place of traditional noodles, it's even easier and much quicker to make.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, May 8, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Appetizers for Dinner (#218H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's Super Bowl time, and for the big game try appetizers - simple foods you can eat with your hands. Sara's got Chorizo Chicken Wings with a secret ingredient - guys will love 'em! Asian-Style Pork Sliders combine juicy pork with the cool crunch of fresh veggies. Beer Batter Shrimp is super crispy yet light and marries well with a zesty Asian dipping sauce. These simple foods deserve a classic drink, Old Fashioned Egg Creams, straight from the deli and into your home.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, May 9, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, May 14, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Between The Bread (#606H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

A sandwich might be the ultimate weeknight meal - hearty, portable and easy enough for anyone to make. Sara's got two great ones: her picadillo sloppy Joe with the terrific counterpoint of prunes and green olives. Surprisingly, she shows how to grind your own meat. Roasted vegetable and fresh ricotta sandwiches are another winning combo and Sara even shows how to make the ricotta. She also visits a worth bakery for bread lovers - Hot Bread Kitchen. This non-profit food incubator helps struggling women get a leg up by teaching them baking skills so they may move on to jobs at other bakeries. They sample some of their delicious bread. Recipes: Picadillo sloppy Joes, Roasted vegetable and fresh ricotta sandwiches.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, May 9, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, May 14, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Latin All-Stars with Maricel Presilla (#219H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Famed Latin American chef and food historian Maricel Presilla shares her favorite dishes and cooking techniques with Sara. Her Zucchini Cuban-Style Cherry Tomato Sofrito with Almond Cacao Picada is vegetarian, but satisfying enough for die hard carnivores. A thick and hearty Mayan Turkey Stew has the unique taste of tomatillos and tortillas on the side. And Maricel's signature Braised Pork with Greens features the best of Latin American cooking!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 10, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Dinner for Two (#220H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Shopping and cooking for two has its own challenges, but Sara has tips and tricks to make these intimate dinners both easy and romantic. Chicken Saltimbocca with Artichoke Sauce is so elegant yet so easy - thin strips of chicken, sage and prosciutto enveloped in a creamy Marsala-based artichoke sauce. Eggs Baked in Red Wine is a cozy, classic French recipe, perfect for dinner by the fireplace. And end the meal with a Warm Chocolate Cheesecake that's simply seductive.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, May 11, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Sunday Supper (#511H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

There has to be one day to kick back and enjoy cooking and that's Sunday. Sara has satisfying meals for a family gathering, like a hearty roast duck with a side of duck fat popovers. Then a British favorite deviled bones. In Ask Sara she answers viewer questions about that Sunday favorite mashed potatoes.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, May 11, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, May 26, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Winter Comfort Food (#301H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Sara gets tons of winter veggies from a farm where her nephew works and learns how they are grown in the winter months. And she uses them for Root Vegetable Latkes paired with Smoked Fish Chowder - perfect for a cold and rainy day.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, May 15, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Burgers and Fries (#302H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

America's favorite food just gets better as Sara pursues the ultimate burger. First, a trip to the butcher for a lesson on the best grind of meat, which Sara uses in her Spanish Burgers. Sara takes a side trip to taste triple beef tallow cooked French fries at Philly's Dandelion Restaurant. Back at home, Sara makes her own version with simple Oven Baked Fries and a comfort food mash-up, Meatloaf Burgers.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, May 16, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, May 21, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Soul of the South (#607H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Sara travels to Charleston, South Carolina to learn the secrets to the legendary fried chicken of Martha Lou Gadsden of Martha Lou's Kitchen. Then she travels to Boone Plantation to learn how African American cooks have shaped Southern cooking since the days of slavery. Back in Sara's kitchen, she makes her version of a Southern classic, red beans and rice soup. Recipes: Martha Lou's southern fried chicken, Red beans and rice soup.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, May 16, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, May 21, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Italian, Philly Style with Marc Vetri (#303H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Sara and chef Marc Vetri plunge into Philadelphia's Italian Market to source the rustic ingredients his Philly eateries are known for. Back in Sara's kitchen, they make two weeknight friendly Italian dishes - Sal's Meatballs in Pizza Sauce and Spaghetti in Parchment with Clams and Scallions.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 17, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

I'm Cheating On You (#304H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

How does Sara get great food on the table every night with no effort at all? She cheats! Lucky for you. she'll reveal all her tricks and secrets in this episode. She'll show you fast Sticky Buns without the yeast, a way to bake risotto instead of stirring it with Baked Risotto with Red Wine, Sweet Potatoes and Duck Confit and cheaters Wonton Ravioli stuffed with spinach, ricotta and mozzarella.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, May 18, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Upside Down Day (#512H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Turn the day upside down by having breakfast for dinner. Savory waffles Benedict is perfect and perfectly filling as is Sara's take on the classic spaghetti with bacon, eggs and toasted bread crumbs! We'll also visit a smokehouse to see how bacon gets the flavor we all crave.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, May 18, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Sustainable Surf (#501H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Sara is passionate about seafood, but also about eating it responsibly, without depleting the vast culinary gift the ocean offers. That's also the mission of our guest, Top Chef winner Hung Huynh. Huynh brings a favorite seafood dish with a nod to his native Vietnam - grilled shrimp and lettuce wraps, and then to pull out the stops it's his roasted branzino - a culinary experience for fish lovers!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, May 19, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Asian Flavors with Dale Talde (#305H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Top Chef contestant and Asian-American restaurateur Dale Talde shows Sara his secret sources in Chinatown for pulled noodles and other ingredients, then they come back to Sara's home kitchen to cook up Pad Thai with Oysters and Bacon and his signature dish, Angry Chicken, spiced like kim chee and marinated in yogurt with lots of potatoes to soak up the sauce.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, May 22, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Remembering Julia (#306H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Sara pays tribute to her mentor, Julia Child, by cooking favorite dishes from their years together on Julia Child and More Company and Good Morning America. With lots of never-before-seen photos and archival footage, Sara whips up her versions of Julia's French favorites such as Broccoli and Goat Cheese Souffleed Omelet, Fish Meuniere and Chicken Cassoulet.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, May 23, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

A Trip to Brazil W/Leticia Moreinos Schwartz (#307H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The flavors of Brazil come alive as Brazilian chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz takes Sara to some of her favorite bodegas and Brazilian neighborhoods in Connecticut. They return to prepare traditional Salt Cod with Bacon, Onions, Eggs and Potatoes plus Chicken, Shrimp, Peanut and Cashew Stew.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 24, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Cook Once, Eat Twice (#308H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Sara's easy strategy for quick meals is to cook once, eat twice. Spicy Roast Pork is a simple and delicious meal any night, but a visit with her brother to a Vietnamese food joint inspires Sara to turn that pork into delectable pork Banh Mi Sandwiches later in the week. Sauteed Duck Breasts one night become delicious Peking Duck Wraps the next. Magic!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, May 25, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Build A Better Burge (#513H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's everything you wanted to know about burgers, plus two delicious recipes. Sara's turkey spinach burger is a light but succulent version of the American standard, while her Spanish burger puts an international spin on an old favorite. We'll discover the best grind of meat for burgers from a venerable Philadelphia butcher, and while we're there Sara discovers the secret to great fries at Philly's Dandelion Restaurant.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, May 25, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Fan Fare (#502H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Tailgating is even more enjoyable with a fun, substantial and easy to make sandwich, along with portable salads and desserts. Sara's kielbasa sandwiches with kim chi and cheddar is a crazy mash up of cultures, but it works deliciously. She takes them to a rowing regatta to eat with friends and cheer on the team. Then, Sara's chorizo chicken wings are perfect for a game day meal, especially with her version of egg cream. And, in Ask Sara, we've got simple tips for packing a picnic!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, May 26, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Pantry Raid (#309H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Friends drop by at the last minute, but even on a weeknight, it's not a problem for Sara because she just pulls ingredients from the pantry. No need to go to the store with Linguine with White Bean, Sun-Dried Tomato and Olive Sauce, decadent Nacho Pie made healthier with home-made tortilla chips and surprisingly Savory Waffles topped with a Poached Egg in Hollandaise.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, May 29, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Turkish Home Cooking (#310H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Every country has its own weeknight food. Sara takes a special journey to Turkey to discover how home cooks in Turkey use its abundant natural resources to cook delicious everyday meals. We'll travel to remote farms to cook from the land - Kebabs, meatballs, pumpkin fritters and quince liquor. We'll visit vibrant, bustling open-air markets with Turkey's top chefs, and go to a home in Istanbul to cook traditional Turkish weeknight meals that are as easy to make in your kitchen as they are on the Bosphorus.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, May 30, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me

Mexican Cocina (#401H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

A salute to the big spicy flavors of the Southwest with three winning recipes: first, Sara's Duck Tacos and then Spicy Mushroom Enchiladas. Finally, Sara makes a special trip to Charlotte, NC to cook with viewer Susie Trevisinno and to create one of her recipes, Dessert Fruit Tamales.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 31, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
Become a KQED sponsor

TV Technical Issues

TV
    TV
    • 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.

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.