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Cakes (#211H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Follow along as Martha shares her expertise on how to make three lovely celebration cakes, including a four-layer genoise cake with passion fruit buttercream, an orange-almond cake with Italian meringue buttercream piping, and an unforgettable chocolate-rum roulade.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 1, 2015 -- 4:00pm
  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 6, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me

Pies (#306H) Duration: 25:52 STEREO TVG

Is there anyone who doesn't love pie? In this episode, Martha shares the secrets to three treasured pies along with some simple techniques. If you've ever struggled with making your own pastry, this is the show for you. Martha starts with a peach crumble pie filled with ripe, juicy peaches. She also makes the classic Southern favorite - key lime pie - with the tart juice of key limes, baked in a graham-cracker crust. Join her as she whips up a rich and decadent coconut cream pie made with toasted coconut and dollops of freshly whipped cream.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Sep 3, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 27, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Custards (#205H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Custard has never been so tempting as with Martha's many variations. Join Martha as she shares her recipes for a classic creme brulee, a cherry clafouti, creme caramel - and to top things off, mocha custards.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 5, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Holiday Breads (#309H) Duration: 25:52 STEREO TVG

We all have beloved holiday recipes that have been handed down in our families. In this episode, Martha makes three traditional dishes, each one perfect for family and guests or to give as a gift. They include an impressive Italian panettone studded with dried fruit and almonds and finished with a sugar and almond topping, a classic German stollen - one that Martha's mother loved to make - loaded with dried fruit and marzipan, and an authentic, braided bread for the Greek Orthodox Easter embellished with bright red eggs. Each of these is sure to be the centerpiece of your festive holiday table.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 6, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Sep 24, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Tarts and Tartlets (#212H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Have you ever made a tart at home? Join Martha as she shares her secrets for making this simple and delicious dessert in four variations. First, she demonstrates an apple tart tatin - an upside down caramelized apple tart - with a pate brisee crust. She then shows you how to make a chewy chess tart with a cookie crust, lemon meringue tartlets, and mini rhubarb and raspberry galettes.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 8, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 13, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me

Crackers & Flatbreads (#307H) Duration: 25:37 STEREO TVG

Maybe you've never thought about making your own crackers or flatbreads, but you'll be surprised at how simple and easy they are. Join Martha for four irresistible versions that are a cinch to make. Start with flatbreads so beautiful they're like edible works of art, and blue cheese-pecan icebox crackers that can be sliced and baked. Then make a homemade version of a favorite store-bought cheesy cracker and thyme crackers cut into long thin triangles and sprinkled with sea salt - a great addition to any hors d'oeuvre tray.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Sep 10, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Croissants (#206H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

A buttery croissant can be the perfect way to start the day, and with Martha's recipes and tips, you'll be able to make them at home. Learn how to make a classic crispy, light, flaky croissant - perfect with jam and butter. Next it's everyone's favorite - pain au chocolat, and then on to mini ham and cheese croissants and pain aux raisins.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 12, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Chocolate (#310H) Duration: 25:37 STEREO TVG

Discover how Martha takes traditional baked Alaska to new heights with a double dose of chocolate. Learn the technique for creating the warm chocolate center in the chocolate cake on the menu at your favorite restaurant. Plus, a chocolate cream pie with caramel whipped cream topping that is sure to make your guests swoon.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 13, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 1, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Souffles (#213H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Never thought you could master making a souffle? Well think again. In this episode, Martha demystifies the art of the souffle with some of her favorite variations, including a spectacular savory cheese souffle, caramel souffle, chocolate souffle, lemon souffle and finally - iced lemon mousse.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 15, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 20, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me

Cupcakes (#308H) Duration: 25:37 STEREO TVG

Swirled or sprinkled, small or large, cupcakes are adored by adults and kids alike, the "it dessert" that makes everybody smile. In this episode, Martha shares four scrumptious cupcake recipes: blueberry swirl, lemon meringue with a toasted meringue topping, red velvet with cream cheese frosting, and one-bite double diablo cupcakes (for the unrepentant chocoholics in your life).

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Sep 17, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Special Breads (#207H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Join Martha as she shares her secrets for making three of her all-time favorite breads. First, an Irish soda bread that she serves every St. Patrick's Day, always a hit. Next: an olive and cheese loaf - a no-knead bread that's baked in an enameled cast iron pot. Then a simple and delicious bread called Sally Lunn. And finally, a memorable custard-filled cornbread.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 19, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Bundt Cakes (#311H) Duration: 25:52 STEREO TVG

Join Martha as she shares four of her favorites: lemon bundt cake, Devil's bundt cake, whipped cream cake, and applesauce spice cake - each perfect for any celebration.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 20, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 8, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Old Fashioned Fruit Desserts (#301H) Duration: 25:52 STEREO TVG

When fruit is at its peak, nothing beats an old-fashioned fruit dessert. In this episode, Martha creates four of her favorites: peach cobbler, blueberry crisp, blackberry buckle and pear brown betty - all delicious and easy to prepare.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 22, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me

Tuiles (#208H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Tuile is a French word for tiles, and when these paper-thin cookies are presented in rows, they're meant to look like the curved tiles on rooftops. Learn how to make five variations, beginning with the basic tuile batter. Martha then demonstrates lacy nut cookies, brandy snap cups, the ubiquitous fortune cookie, and chocolate tuile ice cream cones.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 26, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Cookies (#312H) Duration: 25:52 STEREO TVG

Get your day off to a healthy start with a nutritious breakfast cookie. Learn the technique for creating the subtle nutty flavor that makes the brown butter cookies so special and how you can easily transform a simple macaroon with the addition of one or two ingredients. Make graham crackers so good you'll never want to go back to store-bought.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 15, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Breakfast (#302H) Duration: 25:52 STEREO TVG

One of Martha's favorite meals for entertaining is breakfast, and in this episode, she shares four favorite recipes: a classic puffy German pancake known as Dutch baby, oven-baked French toast, make-ahead classics like quiche made with peas and ham, and a cheese, ham and onion strata. All are sure to perfectly start the day for family and friends.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 29, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 4, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me

Never Enough Chocolate (#501H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Attention chocolate lovers! Learn the techniques needed to prepare two standout chocolate desserts: a milk-chocolate pistachio tart and a rich flourless Roberta heart cake. Chocolatier Jacques Torres stops by to share his expert tips.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 3, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 29, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Muffins (#313H) Duration: 25:52 STEREO TVG

Kick start your morning with one of these five fantastic muffin recipes: giant bran muffins filled with raisins, citrusy mini orange muffins, moist and delicious healthy morning muffins, plum-filled coffee cake muffins and - the ideal solution to a bumper crop of zucchini - glazed zucchini muffins.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 4, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 22, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Bar Cookies (#303H) Duration: 25:52 STEREO TVG

Join Martha as she shares four mouth-watering recipes sure to be a hit at your next bake sale. Peanut butter and jelly bars inspired by everyone's favorite childhood combination and a decadent brownie with a surprise ingredient. Plus the best pecan bars with an indulgent toffee-like topping and a healthy fruit and nut energy bar.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 6, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Puddings (#304H) Duration: 25:52 STEREO TVG

Pudding doesn't have to come from a box. Learn to make Kris Kringle bread pudding, an irresistible handmade gift, and the technique for preparing chocolate pots de creme, an old-fashioned French baked custard. Create an impressive steamed cranberry pudding, using a pudding mold, and a light and airy lemon pudding.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 13, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

French Classics (#305H) Duration: 25:52 STEREO TVG

Join Martha as she demystifies four French classics found in patisseries all over France. Learn how to make the macaron - the festive, brightly colored cookie that looks like a tiny sandwich. Come along as she prepares a Paris-Brest - a wheel-shaped ring of cream puffs filled with pastry cream. She also prepares madeleines, the delicate shell-shaped sponge cakes with the literary tie, and an elegant Breton butter cake that will complement any lunch or dinner party.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 20, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 25, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me

Danish (#502H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Follow Martha's directives to prepare spectacular Danish pastry at home. Learn to create the easy, flaky dough that transforms into apricot bowties, decadent cheese-filled Danish and an unforgettable brown-sugar cinnamon Danish.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 24, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Pumpkin (#403H) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG

Loved by Americans since colonial times, pumpkin is just as popular today as it was back then. Discover how Martha incorporates it into four remarkable recipes. A delectable pumpkin pecan pie that's perfect for entertaining, a velvety smooth cheesecake swirled with pumpkin, and the best pumpkin bread you've ever tasted, along with a show-stopping deep dish pumpkin pie that's billowing with meringue.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 25, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Pulled Doughs (#503H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Join Martha - and a few special guests - to learn expert tips you'll need to prepare pizza, pretzel and strudel doughs, Old World European specialties that involve "pulling" dough.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 31, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Mon 8/31: KQET Signal break-up (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3)

      UPDATE: As of shortly after 7pm Monday evening, repairs were completed at the KQET transmitter, and the signal appears to be stable. Thanks for your patience. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Original post Monday 11am: We are aware of the break-up […]

    • Comcast channel moves, Monterey/Salinas & Sacramento/Fairfield

      As of Tuesday 8/25, Comcast/Xfinity has moved four of KQED’s channels to new numbers in two of its service areas. The new info is: Monterey-Salinas: 371 – KQED World 372 – KQED Kids 373 – KQED Life 374 – KQED V-Me Sacramento, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Travis AFB and Vacaville: 390 – KQED World 391 – […]

    • Sutro Tower Annual Maintenance, week of 8/24 daytime

      (may affect Over the Air signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The Sutro Tower team will be doing their annual tower check and maintenance work this week, meaning that all stations may be switching back and forth from their main antenna to their auxiliary antenna between 9am and 4pm. Work should conclude no later than […]

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

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Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
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KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

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KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me

Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

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KQED Kids

KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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