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Stop, Squash and Roll (#301H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

With squash season in full effect, trouble with the twins, staffing issues at the Boiler Room and a new cookbook overloading her plate, Vivian seeks motherly advice from Mrs. Scarlett and her sister Johnna over a Southern classic: squash and onions.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 12, 2015 -- 9:30am Remind me

Pretty In Peach (#302H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Mrs. Scarlett teaches Vivian the secrets of Gramma Hill's canned peaches and shares memories from her own childhood. Vivian sweats through a Thanksgiving-in-July photo shoot while a major mix-up leaves the restaurant team scrambling.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 19, 2015 -- 9:30am Remind me

Gettin' Figgy with It (#303H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Vivian is under the gun to pen an entire book chapter on figs in three days. The stress inspires a fig and honey bourbon slushie tasting and a fig preserves session. After much debate, Vivian and Ben decide to charge for bread at the restaurant.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 26, 2015 -- 9:30am Remind me

Pickle Perfect (#304H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Vivian visits her friend Nancy for a surprisingly comforting combination of homemade pickles, chicken salad and chocolate cake. Ben and Vivian audition a new chef to offer Ben some relief and much-needed time to focus on his art.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 3, 2015 -- 9:30am Remind me

Sweet Corn & Expensive Tea (#101H) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG

Chef Vivian and her husband, Ben, leave New York to open a restaurant in her small North Carolina hometown. Vivian revisits the Southern tradition of "putting up" corn and shares her method for making smoked corn relish. As the episode concludes, a devastating setback threatens their new life.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 5, 2015 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 6, 2015 -- 5:30am Remind me

Strawberry Stay at Home (#102H) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG

Vivian and Ben rebuild their restaurant against the backdrop of the Southern harbinger of spring, the strawberry. Their twins go on their first strawberry-picking excursion, and Vivian and a friend develop a recipe for coconut cornbread strawberry shortcake with basil whipped cream.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 12, 2015 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 13, 2015 -- 5:30am Remind me

Pimp My Grits (#103H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The restaurant gears up for a practice service when the new equipment and new menu will be tested in real time - but nothing is going as planned. One of the big changes to the restaurant's menus is the addition of a section called "Pimp My Grits," where Vivian exalts the lowly, quintessentially Southern ingredient in four distinct ways.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 19, 2015 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 20, 2015 -- 5:30am Remind me

Prickly Business (#305H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Vivian's mentor, Scott Barton, stops by the restaurant and shares the African roots of okra. Vivian learns that picking okra is a prickly business and gets a crash course in food styling during a photo session for her upcoming cookbook.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 24, 2015 -- 9:30am Remind me

Cracklin' Kitchen (#104H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Vivian goes about christening the restaurant's new "whole animal, no waste" program with two little pigs from Warren Brothers' farm. She uses everything - including the skin - and, on her father's recommendation, demonstrates how to make sweet potatoes with cracklins.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 26, 2015 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 27, 2015 -- 5:30am Remind me

If You Can't Beet Em.... (#306H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Matt from Crooked Fence Produce shows Vivian how to make "the best pickled beets she ever ate." Vivian incorporates beets into an unconventional chocolate cake in honor of Ms. Mary's 89th birthday. There's no telling how Ms. Lillie will respond.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 31, 2015 -- 9:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 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 […]

    • Comcast/Xfinity Ch10 audio, Monday 7/20 evening

      UPDATE: Comcast was able to resolve their technical glitch apx 10:45pm * * * * * We are aware that at least during the early part of the evening of Monday 7/20, the audio is out of sync on Comcast/Xfinity channel 10, their basic cable service. This problem still exists as of 8:10pm. We have […]

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

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave 9 and HD 164
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code

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KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQET

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: IF this channel provided to customer, channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

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

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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