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Rick Bayless (#114) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Rick Bayless prepares two Mexican dishes: chile-glazed country ribs and a rustic jicama salad. Bayless demonstrates how to deflame onions through blanching, as well as techniques for cooking each dish and presenting the plate.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Jul 24, 2017 -- 5:00pm
  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 16, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Lynne Rossetto Kasper (#103) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Lynne Rossetto Kasper creates a "Renaissance-style" roast leg of lamb inspired by Italian cooking of the 16th century. She also prepares a sumptuous side dish of green beans with fresh mortadella, savoring the tastes of her Italian heritage.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 -- 5:00pm

Madhur Jaffrey (#105) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Cookbook author and teacher Madhur Jaffrey creates two southern Indian dishes: shrimp in spicy coconut sauce and basmati rice with dill. Using blends of Indian spices, Jaffrey demonstrates ways to intensify or change flavors and aromas in Indian cooking.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 26, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Jul 31, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Jimmy Sneed (#104) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Chef Jimmy Sneed cooks soft-shell crabs with fresh pasta and cole slaw. He demonstrates how anyone can make fresh pasta at home, and how to clean a soft-shell crab before cooking it.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 26, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Daniel Boulud (#106) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Chef Daniel Boulud prepares a dish of roasted veal chops and sweetbreads. Boulud uses various techniques and an array of vegetables to add touches of sweet and sour flavoring to this dish.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 27, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Jim Dodge (#107) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Master baker and teacher Jim Dodge creates a chocolate buttermilk fudge cake, offering tips on how to make the cake moist and the frosting smooth. He also demonstrates the best way to frost and decorate cakes, as well as techniques for preparing crystallized rose petals.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Charlie Trotter (#108) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Chef Charlie Trotter prepares one of his innovative main dishes, Seared Scallops With Curried Carrot Broth, and follows this entree with a modern fruit dessert, Warm Peach Soup With a Trio of Sorbets-- blackberry, yogurt, and watermelon.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Leah Chase (#109) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Chef Leah Chase cooks up her famous fried chicken, baking-powder biscuits and sweet potato pie on a pecan crust, giving viewers a taste of her New Orleans fare. Chase provides some "no-nonsense" steps for preparing down-home cooking.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Christopher Gross (#110) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Chef Christopher Gross creates alder-smoked loin of beef with red wine and shallot sauce, and a Middle Eastern grain dish -- farecki, paired with harissa. He also shows viewers how to make thin "411" potato chips (so-called because of the ratio of ingredients).

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Jody Adams (#111) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Chef Jody Adams Cambridge, Massachusetts, creates a braised, stuffed breast of veal over a bed of polenta. As she cooks, Adams offers numerous tips for the home cook, including the benefit of using whole garlic in sauces to thicken without fat, and the potential dangers of swallowing bay leaves.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Zarela Martinez (#112) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Zarela Martinez creates a Mexican dish, tamales with mole verde, using such authentic ingredients as corn flour, lard, corn husks, herbs and tomatillos. The program closes with Martinez providing the recipe for the margaritas she and Julia sip as the final credits roll.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Jean-Georges Vongerichten (#113) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Jean-Georges Vongerichten creates a three-course Thai meal of crab spring rolls, Thai marinated beef with rice noodles, and marinated fruit with white peppercorn ice cream and candied rose petals. His style of cooking uses very little fat.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 16, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Gordon Hamersley (#115) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Gordon Hamersley creates a roast chicken with garlic and lemon. As a side dish, he roasts onions in their skins; for dessert, he prepares warm peach tarts.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Aug 17, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Dean Fearing (#116) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Dean Fearing prepares shrimp diablo with caesar salad and corn tamales. He offers advice about working with hot peppers.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 23, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Reed Hearon (#117) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Reed Hearon prepares frito misto with aioli. He provides cooking hints and recommendations, and demonstrates how to make iron-skillet mussels and salt-encrusted cod.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 23, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Johanne Killeen and George Germon (#118) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Husband and wife George Germon and Johanne Killeen, originally trained as artists, taught themselves how to cook. They create a triple citrus meringue tart, stressing the importance of keeping all the crust ingredients cold when using a food processor.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Carol Field (#119) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Author, teacher and baker Carol Field prepares grissini (bread sticks) and rustic country bread with which she makes bruschetta. Field offers a number of tips and hints, such as using wet hands when dealing with wet dough.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 30, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Michael Lomonaco (#120) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Chef Michael Lomonaco marinates quail and venison, then creates boar bacon and rabbit sausage to form a mixed game grill. Using indirect heating with the coals on one side, Lomonaco cooks these dishes together outside on the grill. Back in the kitchen, he creates a berry relish and home-fried potatoes.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 30, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me

Monique Barbeau (#121) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Chef Monique Barbeau prepares tequila cured gravlax with savory dill pancakes. Using fresh salmon (with skin), she cures the fish in tequila and spices, and then makes a creme fraiche with tomatoes to use as a sauce over the gravlax. Next she prepares dill pancakes without eggs. Finally, Barbeau puts all the elements together to form a small sandwich that's topped with fried capers.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

    • 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 […]

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, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.