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Kicking Up The Classics (#123H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Joanne and her student Lauren give comfort food a kick preparing a 30 minute lamb and black bean chili and hiding a red pepper jelly surprise inside corn muffins. Recipes: Thirty-Minute Lamb and Black Bean Chili and Spicy Red Pepper Jelly-Filled Corn Muffins. Student: Lauren Eastman, Public Relations Executive.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 17, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 16, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 22, 2017 -- 6:00pm Remind me

Asia Express (#113H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Joanne embraces teaching traditional recipes and then showing new ways to use them. She and her student Reggie make mayonnaise and create an Asian inspired meal of tuna burgers with wasabi mayonnaise and Thai cabbage and grapefruit slaw, leaving Reggie wondering if he will ever buy mayonnaise again. Recipes: Grilled Yellowtail Tuna Burgers with Wasabi Mayonnaise and Thai Cabbage and Grapefruit Slaw. Student: Reggie Wooden, Student.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 6:00pm Remind me

Journey to Italy (#120H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Joanne shares her memories of Italy with her student Barbra recreating some of the dishes form her travels. She starts with a simple salad of fig and prosciutto, then slowly adds just enough red wine for a faro risotto, and finally ends the meal with a dessert of strawberry, port, and black pepper. Recipes: Fig And Blueberry Salad With Creme Fraiche, Mint and Prosciutto di Parma, Farro Risotto with Red Wine and Grana Padano, Strawberry with Port and Black Pepper, and an Aperol Champagne Cocktail. Student: Barbra Bright, Kitchen Designer.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 19, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Aug 19, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 12, 2017 -- 6:00pm Remind me

Market to Table (#124H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Joanne's day begins at the farmer's market and she shows us a fresh sugar snap pea soup. Then she works with her student Kyle to perfect his pasta techniques making a fresh fettuccine with asparagus, prosciutto, and lemon creme fraiche. Recipes: Sugar Snap Pea Soup with Mint and Meyer Lemon Oil and Fresh Fettuccine with Asparagus Ribbons and Lemon Creme Fraiche. Student: Kyle Khasigian, Financial Associate.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 26, 2017 -- 6:00pm Remind me

Italian Marketplace (#114H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Inspired by the roasted chickens in the marketsof Italy Joanne teaches her student Joan her version of crispy chicken and potatoes with a side of hot pepper and white balsamic broccolini, topped off with a cherry Zinfandel zabaglione. Recipes: Broccolini with Hot Pepper and White Balsamic, Crispy Chicken and Potatoes with Mustard, Rosemary and Capers, and Fresh Cherries with Late Harvest Zinfandel Zabaglione. Student: Joan Boada, Principal Dancer, San Francisco Ballet.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 6:00pm Remind me

Food Memories (#125H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Joanne remembers her trips to Italy and with her student Di shows us a classic pizza strata and a dessert inspired by limoncello. Recipes: Green Salad with Garlic croutons and Balsamic Red Wine Dressing, Pizza Strata, and Lemon Sorbet and Vanilla Ice Cream with Limoncello. Student: Di Harris, Retired Nanny.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 29, 2017 -- 6:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Gingerly (#115H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Joanne introduces her student Ron to the versatility of the often overlooked gingerroot, greeting him with poached shrimp with a mango dipping sauce made with freshly grated ginger. It is then brought together with mussels steamed with mustard greens, lemon grass, and ginger with grilled bread and ginger aioli. Recipes: Shrimp with Mango Dipping Sauce, Mussels Steamed With Mustard Greens, Lemon Grass and Ginger, and Grilled Bread with Ginger Aioli. Student: Ron Martin, Fire Chief.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 6:00pm Remind me

Summer's Bounty (#126H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Summer is definitely the time Joanne gets excited about fruits and vegetables, greeting her student Leah with a little jem salad perfectly dressed with a buttermilk blue cheese dressing. They make a spicy spaghetti together and then cool things down with a blueberry frozen yogurt. Recipes: Little Gems with Almonds and Buttermilk Blue Dressing, Spicy Spaghetti with Sauteed Fennel and Mussels, and Blueberry Frozen Yogurt. Student: Leah Ballantyne, Teacher.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

You Say Tomato (#116H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

When it is tomato season, it is sometimes difficult to keep up with the bounty. Joanne prepares a chilled tomato and Greek yogurt soup, and then teaches her student Jack the versatility of roasted cherry tomatoes, showcasing them in a lamb sirloin salad. Recipes: Chilled Tomato and Greek Yogurt Soup, Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, and Lamb Sirloin Salad with Feta and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes. Student: Jack Cohen, Website Merchandising.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 6:00pm Remind me

Italian Flavor Or Slow Food, Italian Style (#201H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Joanne loves Italian flavors. She prepares a Spinach and Fennel Salad enhanced with Prosciutto di San Daniele. Then, hungry for a little comfort food, she creates a hearty Tuscan Pot Roast with her student Cheryl and shows her the secret to the perfect creamy polenta. Recipes: Spinach and Fennel Salad with Prosciutto di San Daniele, Tuscan Pot Roast, Creamy Polenta with Grana Padano. Student: Cheryl Kovelchik.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Go Nuts! (#117H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Joanne goes "nuts" and makes for us her five-spice, ginger, and cayenne packed Asian Toasted Nuts. Then she encourages her student Geoff to do the same making stir-fried chicken, pine-nut lettuce wraps, and cardamom-scented rice with toasted almonds. Recipes: Asian Toasted Nuts, Stir-Fried Chicken and Mushroom Lettuce Wraps, and Cardamom-Scented Rice with Toasted Almonds. Student: Geoff Rubendall, Civil Engineer.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 1, 2017 -- 6:00pm Remind me

Rustic Yet Refined (#121H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Joanne makes us a classic Italian frico and then with her student Stephanie demonstrates how rustic and refined can work well together in the same meal, making a spiced lentil and herb salad and halibut wrapped in prosciutto. Recipes: Frico with Bacon and Potatoes, Prosciutto di San Daniele-Wrapped Halibut Fillet, and Spiced Lentils and Herb Salad. Student: Stephanie Gerbracht, Wine Sales.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 2, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 15, 2017 -- 6:00pm Remind me

Harvest Time (#202H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Inspired by freshly picked vegetables, Joanne prepares a vegetarian feast. She begins by making a luscious butternut squash soup. And then for a twist with her student Sasha she cooks up some Gnocchi with Brown Butter using semolina instead of potatoes along with Kale with Garlic and White Balsamic. Recipes: Roasted Butternut Squash and Carrot Soup with Coriander Oil, Semolina Gnocchi with Brown Butter and Fried Sage (Parm-Reg), Kale with Garlic and White Balsamic. Student: Sasha Bernstein.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 5, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 10, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

Fast Forward to Dinner (#118H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

With her student Bonnie, Joanne makes us quicker versions of the comfort foods she grew up with in New England, oven-roasted sausages, and a sauerkraut that is so fast she couldn't resist calling it lazy-girl sauerkraut. Recipes: Oven-Roasted Sausages with Riesling, Apples and Pears and Lazy-Girl Sauerkraut. Student: Bonnie Lin, Conference Interpreter.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 5, 2017 -- 6:00pm Remind me

Middle-East Feast Or Spice It Up (#203H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Joanne shows us how preserved lemons add vibrancy and a bright taste to hummus. Then, Jerry is back and ready to spice it up using cardamom and coriander to transform a plain chicken breast into unforgettable Spice-Dusted Chicken Skewers with Harissa Yogurt Sauce, served with Pearl Couscous. Recipes: Spiced Humus with Preserved Lemons, Spice-Dusted Chicken Skewers with Harissa Yogurt Sauce, Pearl Couscous (and variations). Student: Jerry Feldman.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Sep 7, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Passport to Sardinia (#119H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The island of Sardinia is one of Joanne's favorite places. She created a menu to take her student Di there, fregola with clams and tomatoes and a yellow and green bean salad with cherry tomatoes and basil. Recipes: Roasted Olives with Orange, Bay and Fennel, Fregola, Clams and Tomatoes, and Yellow and Green Bean Salad with Cherry Tomatoes and Basil. Student: Di Harris, Retired Nanny.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 8, 2017 -- 6:00pm Remind me

I'm Inspired (#122H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Joanne is often asked where her inspirations come from and begins by composing an inspired salad with roasted beets, and then gives her student Charlie some pointers for making honey glazed pork chops and a roasted squash puree. Recipes: Bibb Lettuce Salad with Roasted Beet, Grapefruit and Pecans, Honey Glazed Pork Chops with Orange and Cardamom, and a Roasted Squash and Ginger Puree. Student: Charlie Baldwin, City Gardener.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 9, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 19, 2017 -- 6:00pm Remind me

Dinner Time Sizzle (#204H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Joanne toasts up a tasty starter of Grilled Bread with Tomatoes and Prosciutto di Parma and then shows her student Sarina, how a splash of sherry gives shrimp some sizzle! Together they roast red peppers to perfection for a delicious basmati rice dish with green peas. Recipes: Grilled Bread with Tomatoes and Prosciutto di Parma, Sizzling Shrimp with Pimenton and Sherry, Basmati Rice with Roasted Red Peppers and Green Peas. Student: Sarina Crivello.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 12, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 17, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

Spiced Up (#205H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

First, Joanne turns fresh plums into a cheese-worthy chutney with ginger and then Joan returns for an encore. They use a combination of Indian spices to prepare Roasted Chicken Thighs with Indian Rub with Pan Roasted Potatoes with Black and Yellow Mustard seeds. Recipes: Plum and Ginger Chutney with Italian Cheeses, Roasted Chicken Thighs with Indian Rub, Pan-Roasted Potatoes with Black and Yellow Mustard Seeds. Student: Joan Boada.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Sep 14, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Crowd Pleasers (#206H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Joanne creates a meal fit for guests, starting with a Crostini with Sheep's Milk Ricotta, Asparagus and Mint that looks as great as it tastes. She teaches her student, Jack, the key to making light and flavorful meatballs perfect for Rigatoni in a Smoky Tomato Sauce, and they toast the meal with a grown up Big Girl Lime Milk Shake. Recipes: Crostini with Sheep's Milk Ricotta, Asparagus and Mint, Rigatoni with Ricotta Meatballs in a Smoky Tomato Sauce, Big Girl Lime Milk Shake. Student: Jack Cohen.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 19, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 24, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

Making Waves Or Marrakech Express (#207H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Joanne turns ordinary romaine into an exotic salad salad with honey, cardamom, and Moroccan Spiced Almonds. Her student, Leah, boards the Marrakech Express to learn the secret to making burger night an even bigger hit with the family, mixing Moroccan spices with lamb and topping with a zesty cucumber, yogurt sauce with ginger. Recipes: Romaine Waves with Honey and Cardamom and Moroccan Spiced Almonds, Moroccan Merguez Lamb Burgers, Yogurt, Cucumber and Ginger Sauce. Student: Leah Ballantyne.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Sep 21, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Spanish Fiesta (#208H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Joanne sets the stage for a Spanish Fiesta with a twist on the classic Spanish Gazpacho, turning sweet peas into a refreshing soup. She teaches her student Ron, the perfect party meal, Shellfish Paella. Recipes: Sweet Pea Gazpacho, Shellfish Paella. Student: Ron Martin.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 26, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Argentina Remembered (#209H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Craving the bold flavors she tasted in Argentina, Joanne shows her student Leigh how to give grilled skirt steak a boost with a fresh and zesty chimichurri sauce. And potatoes get the double treatment of roasting and grilling becoming twice as flavorful. Recipes: Gazpacho Salad, Grilled Skirt Steak with Chimichurri, Roasted and Grilled Potatoes. Student: Leigh Balkon.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Sep 28, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

    • 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 […]

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

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KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

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PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
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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KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
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