Martha Stewart presents a how-to series on baking filmed in her Bedford kitchen in Katonah, New York.
Yellow Cake (#101H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
A simple recipe for yellow cake becomes the foundation for extraordinary desserts. Martha shares her father's favorite birthday cake, with an orange curd filling and a rich chocolate frosting - and offers tips for creating a bakery-worthy layer cake, such as creating even layers and applying a perfect coat of frosting. From a mouthwatering stone-fruit upside-down cake to a batch of strawberry cupcakes, Martha covers the possibilities for this yellow cake recipe.
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.
- KQED 9: Wed, Jul 23, 2014 -- 2:00pm
Holiday Breads (#309H) Duration: 26:46 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.
Meringue (#109H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Join Martha as she shares the secrets to foolproof meringue, such as using a copper bowl and adding a touch of cream of tartar. Once the basics are mastered, Martha teaches one of her favorites, pavlova with passion fruit, plus an impressive ile flottante and a Huguenot torte.
- KQED 9: Sun, Jul 27, 2014 -- 2:00pm email reminder
Pate Brisee (#102H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Martha demonstrates how easy it is to make a tender, flaky pate brisee crust - one of the most versatile and essential elements in the baker's arsenal. This crust can be used to make sweet or savory dishes; Martha offers a variety of options, including mile-high apple pie, a sumptuous tomato tart and more.
Old Fashioned Fruit Desserts (#301H) Duration: 26:46 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.
- KQED 9: Wed, Jul 30, 2014 -- 2:00pm email reminder
Chocolate (#310H) Duration: 26:46 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.
- KQED Life: Thu, Jul 31, 2014 -- 4:00pm email reminder
Pate Sucree (#110H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
What most people know as simply "tart dough" is called pate sucree, or "sweet pastry," in professional kitchens. Martha demonstrates how easy it is to create elegant desserts based on this classic crust. Learn how to make a traditional lemon mousse damask tart with candied lemon peel, and a contemporary chocolate tart shell layered with homemade caramel and chocolate ganache and finished with a sprinkling of sea salt.
- KQED 9: Sun, Aug 3, 2014 -- 2:00pm email reminder
Cheesecake (#103H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Is there anything more indulgent than rich, creamy cheesecake? In this episode, Martha creates a feast of cheesecakes in a range of sizes and flavors, including an Italian ricotta cheesecake and individual cherry cheesecakes, and teaches viewers how to achieve perfect results every time.
- KQED Life: Tue, Aug 5, 2014 -- 4:00pm email reminder
Breakfast (#302H) Duration: 26:46 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.
- KQED 9: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 -- 2:00pm email reminder
Bundt Cakes (#311H) Duration: 26:46 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.
- KQED Life: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 -- 4:00pm email reminder
Pound Cake (#104H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Pound cake makes excellent use of the basic building blocks of baking - butter, sugar, eggs and flour - and offers nearly unlimited opportunities for adaptation (incorporating cream cheese or semolina, for example). Martha takes the viewer through variations, starting with the most traditional and finishing with a version inspired by her travels through Asia.
- KQED Life: Tue, Aug 12, 2014 -- 4:00pm email reminder
Cookies (#312H) Duration: 26:46 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.
- KQED Life: Thu, Aug 14, 2014 -- 4:00pm email reminder
Puff Pastry (#105H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
With Martha as your guide (and a little elbow grease), learn to make delicate, buttery puff pastry in your own kitchen. Martha demonstrates how to create the layers upon layers of buttery pastry, and then how to use it in a variety of sweet and savory treats, including the iconic French napoleon.
Bar Cookies (#303H) Duration: 26:46 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.
- KQED 9: Wed, Aug 20, 2014 -- 2:00pm email reminder
Muffins (#313H) Duration: 26:46 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.
- KQED Life: Thu, Aug 21, 2014 -- 4:00pm email reminder
Yeast Dough (#111H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro, you'll welcome Martha's expert tips and tricks for making a tasty and versatile yeast dough. Martha's recipe incorporates both butter and sour cream; in this episode, she uses it to make a variety of breakfast treats, from pecan sticky buns to pull-apart monkey bread that's as much fun to make as it is to eat.
- KQED 9: Sun, Aug 24, 2014 -- 2:00pm email reminder
Angel Food Cake (#106H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Follow along as Martha shares her tips and tricks for making light-as-air angel food cake, then learn how to vary the flavors with a few simple additions. Martha bakes a classic version, a coconut variation with Swiss meringue and mini brown-sugar cakes. As a bonus, she shares a recipe for espresso ice cream to serve alongside.
Puddings (#304H) Duration: 26:46 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.
- KQED 9: Wed, Aug 27, 2014 -- 2:00pm email reminder
Biscuits and Scones (#112H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Biscuits and scones are the perfect way to start the day; with Martha's recipes and tips, they're easy to make anytime. Learn how to make buttermilk biscuits, angel biscuits and cream scones. If it looks easy, that's because it is - the key is actually to work the dough as little as possible.
- KQED 9: Sun, Aug 31, 2014 -- 2:00pm email reminder