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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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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.

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Spiked (#408H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

With good reason, many desserts include alcohol in the list of ingredients. Learn how Martha spikes four longtime favorites for an incomparable depth of flavor: a traditional fruitcake loaded with candied fruits and nuts to share with family and friends; an easy plum-and-port crostata made with a flavorful port wine; rum raisin pie with a silken vanilla-rum custard and plump golden raisins; and tiramisu, everyone's favorite Italian dessert.

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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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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.

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Southern (#409H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Join Martha as she shares four of her favorite recipes highlighting the South's rich culinary heritage. An irresistible banana cream pie that's perfect for any occasion, a coconut cake loaded with more coconut than you thought possible, and a spoon bread that's more "pudding" than "bread" and as light as a souffle. Plus, pecan tassies, petite pastries featuring the flavors and textures of pecan pie.

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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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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.

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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.

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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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Caramel (#405H) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG

Learn everything you need to know about making caramel as Martha demystifies the secret to this one-ingredient wonder with four irresistible recipes, including a decadent six-layer chocolate cake filled with salted caramel and covered with swirls of chocolate frosting. Learn the technique for making dulce de leche, a creamy caramel confection used to fill shortbread cookies, known as alfajores, and a buttery pound cake with a caramel glaze. Plus, the best chocolate-caramel bar cookies.

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Muffins and Popovers (#113H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Breakfasts and brunches call for homemade muffins or popovers. Martha makes her blueberry muffins two ways, flavored with a little spice or finished with a crumb topping. She then demonstrates how to make airy popovers, equally suited to serving with fresh blueberry preserves or savory creamed spinach.

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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.

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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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Fruit Desserts (#406H) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG

Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro, you'll welcome Martha's expert tips for baking the most delicious fruit desserts. A tempting pink applesauce-filled tart topped with paper-thin slices of apple; a rich pistachio brown butter cake studded with sweet Concord grapes; a pear frangipane tart; and individual apple pies with a surprise ingredient tucked inside.

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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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Coffee Cakes (#201H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

If you love coffee cakes as much as Martha does - you'll love learning all four of the indispensable recipes featured in this episode. Watch as Martha demonstrates a rhubarb upside-down crumb cake, jam-filled crumb-topped coffee cake muffins, a streusel cake with a confectioners' sugar glaze, and a glazed lemon blueberry coffee cake.

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Crackers & Flatbreads (#307H) Duration: 25:52 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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Shortbread (#202H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

You don't have to be Scottish to love shortbread, and this deliciously dense treat is easier to make than you might think. Martha demonstrates how to make shortbread wedges, brown-butter shortbread lemon bars, brown-sugar pecan shortbread cookies, and a pumpkin tart with pressed-in shortbread tart shell - perfect for fall.

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Cupcakes (#308H) Duration: 25:52 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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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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Brioche (#203H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Brioche is light, airy and one of Martha's favorite breads. In this episode, she starts by making the brioche dough and then turns it into three wonderful brioche variations - brioche a tete, brioche loaf, and baba au rhum. She also creates Martha's French toast, a breakfast favorite.

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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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Phyllo (#407H) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG

Learn everything you need to know about baking with phyllo, as Martha shares some of her favorites: ruffled milk pie, an elegant dessert that's often served as part of a traditional Greek Easter celebration; a savory Moroccan meat pie known as bisteeya; and baklava, a layered pastry made with chopped nuts. Plus, spanakopita, a traditional Greek spinach pie.

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Cookies (#204H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

There's nothing like a great cookie. In this episode, Martha makes truly delectable brown sugar chocolate chip cookies - the recipe comes from Martha's daughter, Alexis. Next Martha demonstrates how to make an old-fashioned lemon-sugar cookie, a chewy chocolate ginger-molasses cookie, a sable cookie, and glazed citrus doodles.

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Chocolate (#310H) Duration: 25:52 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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    • Thurs 3/05, DT54-1 thru DT54-5: 2 planned, extremely brief Over the Air outages

      (DT54.1 through DT54.5) Our Over the Air signals from our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak (the DT54s) will need to be switched from our Main antenna to our Auxillary antenna while climbers inspect the tower for possible maintenance needs. Once the inspection is done, we will switch back. The two switches will account for two […]

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