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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: Wed, Nov 25, 2015 -- 12:30pm

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: Thu, Nov 26, 2015 -- 12:30pm

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: Fri, Nov 27, 2015 -- 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.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 30, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Dec 16, 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: Tue, Dec 1, 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, Dec 2, 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: Thu, Dec 3, 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: Fri, Dec 4, 2015 -- 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.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Dec 7, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Dec 23, 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: Tue, Dec 8, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Cooking Ahead (#409H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Sometimes the easiest way to get dinner on the table on a weeknight is to cook ahead on Sunday. Eat these hearty comfort meals on Sunday, then reheat or use them in tons of other ways during the week. Sara's got Braised Brisket with "Flying Discs" and Rice with Broccoli Rabe Pesto. Plus, she'll teach you everything you need to know about grains.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Dec 9, 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: Thu, Dec 10, 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: Fri, Dec 11, 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: Mon, Dec 14, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Dec 30, 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: Tue, Dec 15, 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: Thu, Dec 17, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 20, 2015 -- 3:00pm 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: Fri, Dec 18, 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: Mon, Dec 21, 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 Life: Tue, Dec 22, 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: Thu, Dec 24, 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: Mon, Dec 28, 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: Tue, Dec 29, 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: Thu, Dec 31, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • Wed 11/10: KQEH Over The Air planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Wednesday 11/10, 11am The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels late Wednesday morning for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna mid-afternoon when work is completed. The change should be for a […]

    • Tues 9/29: Planned outage for KQET DT25 Over the Air signal

      (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) The Fremont Peak transmission tower will be undergoing one of its routine maintenance inspections Tuesday. We expect to shut down the KQET DT25 signal at approximately 2pm (along with other stations on the tower), and expect to return around 3pm. Most TVs will automatically recover the signals after an outage of […]

    • KQED DT9.1 – 9.3, Sunday 9/20: Over the Air signal down

      UPDATE: KQED’s Sutro Tower signal was restored to full power shortly after 3pm on Monday. If your TV set has still not re-acquired the signal automatically, a rescan is probably in order. – – – – – – – – – UPDATE: Our over the air signal was restored at 50% power apx 4pm Sunday. […]

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

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