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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 Plus: Wed, Jan 18, 2017 -- 8:00am
  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Feb 23, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Southwest (#711H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Southwestern cuisine is deeply rooted in Spanish, Mexican, and Native American culinary tradition. In this lesson, Martha shares treasured recipes from the region including aniseed-flavored cookies called biscochitos, flan, a rich custard topped with caramel, and a remarkably moist tres leches cake. Plus, discover the secret behind the flakiest cookies and pastries ever!

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jan 19, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Danish (#502H) Duration: 25:46 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 Plus: Sun, Jan 22, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 29, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
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  • KQED Life: Thu, Feb 16, 2017 -- 4:00pm 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: Sun, Jan 22, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Jan 22, 2017 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Feb 9, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Celebration Cakes (#504H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Mark a special celebration with a homemade cake. Martha makes three easy-to-prepare layer cakes: a sprinkle cake, a fanciful hedgehog cake with meringue spikes, and her daughter Alexis' coconut-covered heart cake.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jan 23, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
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Bake It Dark (#505H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Join Martha for culinary tricks of the trade for coaxing the utmost flavor from your baked good. Create sticky toffee pudding served with a toffee sauce, mini apricot tarte tatins, a simple pear tart and no-knead bread with flavorful seeds.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jan 24, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me
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  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jan 29, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me

Coconut (#506H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Let Martha transport you to the tropics with four coconut-themed desserts: delicate coconut-lemon cake; chewy, crispy coconut cookies; coconut crunch cake; and frozen coconut and roasted pineapple cake with Nobu 57's pastry chef, Michelle Goldsmith.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 25, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jan 31, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

South (#712H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Some of Martha's all-time favorite desserts hail from the South. Join Martha in the kitchen as she shares three show-stopping regional desserts-tangy buttermilk pie, decadent bourbon bread pudding with a boozy bourbon glaze, and a delectable carrot cake with a heavenly orange cream cheese frosting. Plus, learn how to transform carrots into brilliantly colored finishing touches for your next carrot cake.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jan 26, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Gulf (#707H) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG

Along the Gulf Coast, tremendous pride is taken in serving guests, from the most elegant hors d'oeuvres to the tallest of layer cakes. In this lesson, Martha shares her invaluable techniques for preparing three spectacular desserts: an irresistible Southern caramel cake, Mississippi mud tart with an easy press-in crust, and a Lane cake that's sure to take center stage at any celebration. Plus, cheese straws, a quintessential Southern party snack.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Jan 28, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Coffee (#507H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Get your coffee fix as Martha makes four exceptional coffee-flavored desserts: a flaky Napoleon, grown-up ice cream sandwiches, a decadent coffee cream pie, and milk-chocolate-ganache-filled cappuccino-chocolate bites.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jan 30, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 7, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Green Tea (#508H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Learn how to incorporate antioxidant-rich green tea into four remarkably tasty desserts. Chickalicious Chef E.J. joins Martha in the kitchen.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jan 31, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me
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  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 14, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Extraordinary Fruits (#509H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Some of Martha's favorite desserts have something in common: fruit - nature's sweetest gift. Learn step-by-step how-tos for a souffle with intensely fragrant passion fruit, biscuit-topped raspberry-rhubarb cobblers and other fruity delights.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 1, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 21, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Great Lakes (#713H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Today on Martha Bakes! Join Martha as she makes four mouthwatering regional favorites from the Great Lakes-Belgian rice pie, an unforgettable blitz torte with decadent layers of cake and crispy meringue, and Indiana sugar cream pie, otherwise known as "Hoosier pie." And for a savory twist, a quick bread made with cheddar from America's dairyland.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Feb 2, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Pennsylvania Dutch (#708H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The Pennsylvania Dutch community is known for its cakes, pies, and pastries. In this lesson, four recipes showcasing their rich culinary heritage: citrusy Montgomery pie, irresistible cream cheese-filled pumpkin whoopie pies, and the most tender apple dumplings. And for all you chocolate lovers, chocolate whoopee pies with vanilla buttercream. Recipes that are sure to become family favorites!

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Fruit Curds (#601H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Learn the innovative technique for preparing brightly colored fruit curds for three special desserts: an irresistible lemon tart with brown butter-cookie crust, cupcakes filled with passion fruit curd, and raspberry curd for an elegant genoise.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Feb 6, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 28, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Homemade Doughnuts (#602H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Attention all doughnut lovers - this show is for you! Martha shares her invaluable techniques while preparing raspberry filled doughnuts, crisp apple fritters and the famous yeasted, sugarcoated doughnut from New Orleans known as a beignet.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 7, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me

Chocolate Ganache (#603H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Learn how to incorporate ganache, a two-ingredient wonder, into a rich dark chocolate filling for an almond-based tart shell, chocolate ganache frosting for a fudgy devil's food cake, and, for the kid in us all, milk chocolate pudding cupcakes.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 8, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me

South Atlantic (#709H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Entertaining in the South Atlantic wouldn't be complete without dessert. Martha prepares Virginia peanut pie, a cross between a peanut butter cookie and peanut brittle; Lady Baltimore cake, a birthday favorite; and ever-popular strawberry shortcake.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Sponge Cake (#604H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Learn how Martha's favorite sponge cake recipe can be adapted to create a spectacular raspberry whipped cream jellyroll, an unforgettable multi-tiered caramel buttercream cake and delicate ladyfingers for a mouth-watering tiramisu ice cream cake.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Feb 13, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me

Frangipane (#605H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

See how Martha incorporates frangipane, a sweet nut cream, into four remarkable recipes: the beloved French pastry known as Bostock, a classic English bakewell tart, an apricot tart made with a hazelnut frangipane and a pecan-frangipane coffee cake.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 14, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me

White Bread (#606H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Learn how to make dough inspired by Japanese milk bread to create soft, springy-textured breads and rolls. Make a basic Japanese-style white bread loaf and two variations using the same dough: cinnamon-raisin swirl bread and jalapeno-cheddar rolls.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 15, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me

Never Enough Cookies (#607H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Learn to make the perfect cookie for every occasion. Bake giant fruit-and-nut filled kitchen sink cookies, vanilla sugar cookie sorbet sandwiches, maple-pecan shortbread squares and decadent double-chocolate sandwich cookies.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Feb 20, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me

Pizza Dough (#608H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 21, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me

One-Bowl Desserts (#609H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Don't want to create a mess in the kitchen? Look no further than Martha's one-bowl desserts: brown-butter coconut cashew blondies, skillet baked plum cake, single-serving size brownie sundaes and Scottish oatcakes, best served with cheese or jam.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 22, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me

Layered Yeast Dough (#610H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Many favorite French bakery staples are made with layered yeast dough that relies on a technique called lamination. Join Martha as she shares tips for three classics: kouign-amann; unforgettable sugar and spiced cinnamon-sugar knots; and snails.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Feb 27, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me

Pastry Cream (#611H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Martha prepares one-pot pastry cream for three desserts: cherry tart with cherry spiked pastry cream, coffee pastry cream-filled cream puffs with chocolate glaze, and a favorite Polish dessert featuring cream mousseline between puff pastry.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 28, 2017 -- 8:00am 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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