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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.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 7, 2015 -- 12:30pm
  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 31, 2015 -- 12:30pm 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.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 8, 2015 -- 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.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 9, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 21, 2015 -- 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.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 10, 2015 -- 12:30pm 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!

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Jul 13, 2015 -- 12:30pm 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!

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 14, 2015 -- 12:30pm 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.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 15, 2015 -- 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.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 16, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 28, 2015 -- 12:30pm 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.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 17, 2015 -- 12:30pm 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.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Jul 20, 2015 -- 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.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 21, 2015 -- 12:30pm 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.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 22, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 4, 2015 -- 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.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 23, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me

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.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 24, 2015 -- 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!

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 26, 2015 -- 3:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Aug 20, 2015 -- 12:30pm 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.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Jul 27, 2015 -- 12:30pm 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.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 28, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Hot Day, Cool Kitchen (#402H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Sometimes it's just too hot to turn on the oven. Sara's got the summertime solution with two easy heat free recipes. First, her friend chef Giuseppe Fanelli joins Sara with a terrific meal-sized Bruschetta al Tonno. Then, Sara whips up Asian Chicken Salad with Carrot Ginger Sauce. Cool off with Watermelon Screwdrivers, and life is good!

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 29, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 5, 2015 -- 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!

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 30, 2015 -- 12:30pm 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.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 31, 2015 -- 12:30pm 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.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 3, 2015 -- 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!

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Aug 6, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me

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.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 7, 2015 -- 12:30pm 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.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 10, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Picnics and Tailgates (#403H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Food just tastes better outside, especially at sporting events, outdoor concerts and holiday celebrations. Sara's got some great choices - Homemade Beer Bread with Pulled Chicken Barbecue and Refrigerator Pickles. Then a cool, sweet and salty Two Melon Salad with Feta and Prosciutto, served with Cold Pea Soup with Shrimp and Carrot Garnish. Sara even shows you how to pack it all for an outdoor feast.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 11, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Vegan with Adam Sobel (#404H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Both Huffington Post and Buzzfeed named Chef Adam Sobel's Cinnamon Snail one of the Top 5 Food Trucks in America. He will reveal his secrets to Sara when he cooks Korean Barbecue Tofu Tacos as well as Ancho Chili Black Bean Potato Skins. Yum!

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 12, 2015 -- 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!

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Aug 13, 2015 -- 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.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 14, 2015 -- 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.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 17, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Just 5 Ingredients (#405H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Less is more when you use just 5 ingredients: less time, less money but with Sara's easy recipes, much more flavor. Jean Anderson's Oven Fried Chicken will knock you out, and our Salmon with Wasabi Crust is just spicy enough. Finally, the elegant but easy Duck Confit with Braised Leeks and Sauerkraut.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 18, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me

15-Minute Sautes (#406H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Sometimes the fastest route to dinner is to saute or quick fry a piece of meat or fish. Sara shows the proper technique and then some quick, mix-and-match ways to change it up. First, Pork Saute with a choice of two sauces, then Spicy Blackened Fish with a homemade Creole rub.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 19, 2015 -- 12:30pm 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.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 24, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Fish in a Bag (#407H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The French call cooking fish in a wrapper of foil or parchment en papillote. We call it simply brilliant! Special guest Marc Vetri joins Sara with a delicious recipe for Clam Pasta en Papillote, then Sara shows us her own Salmon in a Bag - so simple and juicy, you'll use this easy technique on seafood from now on.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 25, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Not Just for Kids (#408H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Parents rejoice! Sara has two kid-friendly recipes, fast and easy for a weeknight, that will satisfy a picky palate but tasty and sophisticated enough to please an adult. First up: Beer Batter Shrimp, then Sara and the kids cook up Pasta Pizza. And for a lunchbox treat, there's Sara's Jiggly Orange Wedges.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 26, 2015 -- 12:30pm 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.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Aug 27, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Aug 30, 2015 -- 3:00pm Remind me
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    • KQED DT9s OTA: very brief outages Thurs 6/11/15

      (DT9.1, 9.2 and 9.3) There will be 3 very brief outages (apx. 10 seconds each) of KQED’s Over The Air (OTA) DT9 signal Thurs 6/15, between 10am and 3pm. This is to accommodate preventative maintenance and inspections at Sutro Tower. Most TVs will recover easily each time the signal is restored, but a few viewers […]

    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Friday 3/13

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform more maintenance work overnight, requiring other TV stations to shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Thurs/early Friday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 6am Friday morning. Many receivers will be able to […]

    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Wed 3/11

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform maintenance work overnight, requiring that other TV stations shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Tues/early Wednesday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 5am Wednesday morning. Many receivers will be able to recover […]

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