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Isla Mujeres Inspired (#509H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Isla Mujeres is a beautiful, peaceful paradise just across the Bahia de Mujeres (Bay of Women) from Cancun Mexico. Known for beautiful white sand beaches, crystal clear turquoise waters and the friendliest locals in the Mexican Caribbean, Isla Mujeres has become a haven for people from all over the world. Pati takes a day to explore this gorgeous island and try the local delicacy, tikin xic, fish marinated in a thick red sauce diluted with the juice of sour oranges and spices and wrapped in banana leaves for cooking.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 20, 2017 -- 3:30pm Remind me

Cancun: We Meet Again (#510H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

When most people think of the Yucatan Peninsula, they think of Cancun. A vacationer's paradise with the most beautiful turquoise waters and white sand beaches, hotels with every amenity possible and food from around the world. Pati explores this young city of only 30 years, tasting some of the most inventive dishes at Crab House, like their Alaskan wontons. She also experiences the fusion of traditional Mexican cuisine with an international twist, like tuna tartar Kibi and cold pork belly salad at Casa de Cristian Morales.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Feb 22, 2017 -- 3:30pm Remind me

Turkey Day (#511H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Pati's oldest son, Alan, is going to be graduating high school soon and heading off to college. Pati wants to make sure he goes to school with some basic cooking techniques and knowledge since he will not be able to rely on mom's cooking anymore. In this episode, she'll make a few simple, inexpensive recipes that any college kid can do and she'll also give a series of simple cooking tips.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Feb 24, 2017 -- 3:30pm Remind me

Alan Goes to College (#512H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Pati and her family celebrate Thanksgiving in the Jinich house. Pati will cook for and host the Jinich family traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all of the essentials - turkey, stuffing, veggies, the works - all with a Mexican twist, of course.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 27, 2017 -- 3:30pm Remind me

Jose Andres Takes Over (#513H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Pati invites her good friend and celebrity chef, Jose Andres over to cook with her in her kitchen. They'll join forces in her kitchen to cook a series of Spanish-influenced recipes that would be a hit on any family dinner table.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Mar 1, 2017 -- 3:30pm Remind me

Classic Mexican Food Battles (#201H) Duration: 26:44 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Jump into a Lucha Libre ring and experience the kind of fighting spirit that fuels a great love of Mexican food. These classic recipes provoke heated discussions in Mexico, but are perfectly tasty regardless of which twist on ingredients you prefer. Enchiladas in Red Tomato Sauce; Tampico-Style Steak Combo; Mexican Wedding Cookies (Polvorones).

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Mar 3, 2017 -- 3:30pm Remind me

School Lunch with a Mexican Twist (#202H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

The same foods that parents pack into a hearty school lunch in Mexico are perfect for school lunchtime in America. These dishes are so tasty and filling, even grownups will want to take them to work! Street-Style Cut-Up Fruits and Vegetables; Ham and Cheese Torta Sandwiches; Juju's Birthday Cake (with a Brownie Twist).

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 6, 2017 -- 3:30pm Remind me

A French Twist On Mexico (#203H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

A tasty look at the way French cuisine has historically influenced modern Mexican cooking, and simple techniques any American cook can manage with impressive results. Snapper in a Poblano Chile Sauce; Blissful Corn Torte; Cajeta Crepes with Toasted Pecans.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Mar 8, 2017 -- 3:30pm Remind me

Easy Comfort Food (#204H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Simple, easy, home-style cuisine that you'd find in just about any Mexican home, recreated for the American kitchen. This meal was Pati's favorite "everyday" meal growing up in Mexico, and one she regularly makes for her own family today. She's proud to share the steps so that you can enjoy it, too! Dressed-up Chicken Milanesa; Chayote Squash and Pickled Onion Salad; Chunky Chipotle Mashed Potatoes.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Mar 10, 2017 -- 3:30pm Remind me

Mexican-Style Kids' Party (#205H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Fun, kid-friendly and (mostly!) finger food that you'd find at a children's party in Mexico, adapted for American parties at home. A special guest shows up to make dessert! Crazy Corn; Chicken Flautas; Chocolate and Cajeta Cupcakes.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 13, 2017 -- 3:30pm Remind me

Fonda Favorites (#206H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

These home-style dishes are a staple at the small restaurants known as "fondas" in Mexico - and delicious inspiration for busy cooks in American homes today. Make them once, and they'll become a simple but special treat in your own kitchen. Meatballs in Chipotle Sauce (Albondigas); White Rice and Fried Plantains; Tres Leches Cake.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Mar 15, 2017 -- 3:30pm Remind me

Family-Style Breakfast (#207H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

The breakfast of your dreams, prepared by Pati and her sister Alisa. This episode includes both quick, simple dishes and ones meant for a deliciously messy morning feast. Mexican French Toast Rolls (Dedos Gitanos); Green Chilaquiles in Roasted Tomatillo Sauce; Alisa's Marbled Pound Cake.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Mar 17, 2017 -- 3:30pm Remind me

Tequila! (#208H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

This episode puts a twist on tequila by using it in a number of tasty, savory and sweet recipes sure to impress special guests. A noted mixologist shows Pati how to make a unique cocktail, and she uses tequila to ignite a main dish. Ancho Chile and Orange Juice Tequila Chaser (Sangrita); Fresh Jicama and Orange Pico de Gallo; Tequila, Mexican Cream and Chipotle Shrimp; Derek Brown's Cocktail; Coffee Flan with Tequila Whipped Cream.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 20, 2017 -- 3:30pm Remind me

Xochimilco: Cooking with Flowers (#209H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Pati takes you to Xochimilco, the legendary floating gardens of Mexico, and sprinkles a few flowers into some impressive but easy Mexican recipes. Squash Blossom Quesadillas; Hibiscus and Pecan Mole; Rose Petal, Marshmallow, Mango and Pistachio Ice Cream.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Mar 22, 2017 -- 3:30pm Remind me

Lip-Smacking Mexican Meal (#210H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

By adding a few key Mexican ingredients to what you'd normally find in an all-American pantry and fridge, you get these to-die-for, lip-smacking dishes. Chicken a la Trash; Everyday Green Salad; Impossible Chocoflan.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Mar 24, 2017 -- 3:30pm Remind me

Puebla: Food from a Colonial Jewel (#211H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Travel with Pati to the state of Puebla to see why it isn't just the site of the legendary Cinco de Mayo battle - it's also home to some of Mexico's most luscious, delectable culinary treats. Creamy Poblano Soup; Chicken Tinga; Glazed Santa Clara Cookies.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 27, 2017 -- 3:30pm Remind me

Tacos, Tacos, Tacos (#212H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

This episode explores three very different, very authentic and very simple twists on Mexican tacos, one of Mexico's most iconic foods. Bricklayer-Style Beef Tacos; Lime-Rubbed Chicken Tacos with Corn Guacamole; Adobo Fish Tacos with Grilled Pineapple Salsa.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Mar 29, 2017 -- 3:30pm Remind me

Naturally Vegetarian Mexican (#213H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Forget soy and tofu; these are authentic Mexican recipes where produce, fruits and vegetables are naturally the stars. Zucchini Soup with Tortilla Crisps; Cactus Paddle Tostadas; Fluffy Plantain and Pecan Bread.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Mar 31, 2017 -- 3:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 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.

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(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
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XFINITY 192
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Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
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Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

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Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
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