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Daniel Boulud and Gordon Hamersley (#131) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Daniel Boulud, using four kinds of peas, creates a chilled green pea soup with rosemary. Gordon Hamersley prepares "perfect" tossed salad, noting the importance of tossing the salad correctly.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 22, 2017 -- 11:30am
  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 27, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Rick Bayless (#129) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Rick Bayless, known for his skills in cooking Mexican food, creates a black bean tortilla casserole and refried beans. He offers a number of tips for his dish, such as using an herb called episote to add taste to (and remove gas from) beans; and buying tortillas produced locally and without preservatives, if possible.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 25, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Johanne Killeen, George Germon, and Christopher Gross (#130) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

ohanne Killeen and George Germon create a main course, and Christopher Gross makes the dessert. Using the outdoor grill, Killeen and Germon cook up their own dirty steak with hot fanny sauce. Accompanying the steak is a side dish of silky red peppers and mashed potatoes. Gross presents an elaborately designed chocolate tower with fresh berries.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 26, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Madhur Jaffrey and Reed Hearon (#132) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

International cookbook author and teacher Madhur Jaffrey creates minty sweet and sour eggplant, a dish that can be served as a first course or as a side dish for lamb. Reed Hearon creates two dishes: iron skillet mussels and sand dabs a la plancha. Both dishes are made with very little sauce, using much of the natural flavor of the seafoods.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 27, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 2, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Dean Fearing (#133) Duration: 25:41 STEREO TVG

Dean Fearing, executive chef at The Mansion on Turtle Creek in Dallas, creates a molasses-glazed duck salad. Fearing recommends buying a fresh, not frozen, duck. He removes as much fat as possible from the duck and bastes it in a molasses and tabasco sauce glaze. As a side dish, Fearing prepares mashed sweet potatoes and roasts carrots and parsnips.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Sep 28, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 3, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Jim Dodge (#134) Duration: 25:40 STEREO TVG

Vermont, Jim Dodge creates an all-American apple pie--the Harvest Apple Pie. To get a flaky crust, Dodge makes sure to use cold butter. He also suggests using Empire and Golden Delicious apples rather than Granny Smith or Red Delicious.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 29, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 4, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Jody Adams and Joachim Splichal (#135) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Executive chef of Rialto at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Jody Adams, and chef/owner of Patina in Los Angeles, Joachim Splichal, visit Julia Child in her kitchen. For a light first course, Adams creates Carta Musica--a flat bread with a tossed salad. Splichal prepares a Mushroom Potato Lasagna, using chanterelles as the filler between potato slices with a butter and vegetable sauce.

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

Mark Militello (#136) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Chef/owner of Mark's Place in North Miami, Mark Militello creates Grilled Pork Tenderloin With Jamaican Spices. Militello demonstrates how to toast the spices; this practice, typical to Indian cooking, allows for more flavor to be released. As a side dish, Militello prepares rice with pumpkin.

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

Zarela Martinez and Jasper White (#137) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Chef/owner of Zarela's in New York, Zarela Martinez, and chef/owner of Jasper's in Boston, Jasper White, visit Julia Child in her kitchen. In this episode, White creates Sweet Corn Fritters, and Martinez prepares Poblanos Chiles Rellenos. Demonstrating the influence of North Africa on Spanish/Mexican cooking, Martinez stuffs the chiles with a combination of pork, dried fruits, and olives.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 6, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 11, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Alfred Portale (#138) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In this episode, Alfred Portale, chef/owner of Gotham Bar and Grill in New York, prepares Muscovy Duck Breast With Chinese Spices. Portale introduces the viewer to the wide assortment of ducks available and demonstrates how to bone a duck. This meal balances both sweet and strong flavors. Portale presents the duck and vegetables in an attractive and decorative fashion.

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

Monique Barbeau and Jacques Torres (#139) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Chef Monique Barbeau from Fullers in Seattle and pastry chef Jacques Torres from Le Cirque in New York visit Julia Child in her kitchen. Barbeau creates Eggplant Falafel With Tahini Dressing. Torres prepares a baked chocolate soup with meringue--a dessert that contains bananas soaked in rum and is then covered with caramelized sugar.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 12, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 17, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Roberto Donna (#101) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Chef Roberto Donna creates pizza margherita and panino di pizza, and demonstrates his techniques for making pizza dough -- gently kneading, petting, patting and tossing the dough to avoid disturbing the yeast. He also suggests tearing basil leaves to get the best flavor.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 13, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 18, 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.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 23, 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: Thu, Oct 19, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 24, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

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: Fri, Oct 20, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 25, 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: Wed, Oct 25, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 30, 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.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 26, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 31, 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: Fri, Oct 27, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 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 […]

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

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(starts Jan 16, 2017)
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