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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: Tue, Jan 24, 2017 -- 5:00pm 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.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jan 25, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me

Jacques Torres (#122) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Jacques Torres creates a chocolate presentation with pralines. First he demonstrates his technique for tempering dark and white chocolate. Then, once the chocolates have been melted, Torres applies the melted chocolate to florist-style plastic wrap, bubble wrap and molds. When the chocolate sets, he cuts and designs the chocolate in an artistic presentation; then he creates non-brittle pralines using a wide assortment of nuts.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jan 26, 2017 -- 11:30am 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: Thu, Jan 26, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Alfred Portale (#123) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Alfred Portale creates duck soup with foie gras ravioli and black truffles. He demonstrates how to bone a duck and offers hints for its preparation. Portale also provides a great deal of information about the wild and fresh vegetables he uses in the soup.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jan 27, 2017 -- 11:30am 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: Tue, Jan 31, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Feb 2, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Mark Militello (#124) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Chef Mark Militello creates a hearts of palm salad to complement his Jamaican-style yellowtail red snapper. He uses hot peppers in his salad and recommends coating your fingers with oil to protect from the heat. Militello also offers other tips, such as scoring the fish to prevent it from curling up and shrinking, and flipping the fish away from oneself when frying so that the oil or butter doesn't splash back.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Feb 1, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me

Julian Serrano (#125) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Julian Serrano creates a lobster and chicken paella for a main course and creme fraiche ice cream with almond roasted figs and honey lime peaches for dessert. When making the paella, Serrano uses a paellero -- a shallow, wide pan -- to make the paella.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Feb 2, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me

Joachim Splichal (#126) Duration: 25:36 STEREO TVG

Joachim Splichal creates braised lamb shank on barley risotto. He recommends lightly flouring the lamb shanks so that they will brown easier and also help thicken the sauce.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Feb 3, 2017 -- 11:30am 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: Tue, Feb 7, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Roberto Donna (#127) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Lynne Rossetto Kasper, an expert on Italian foods, creates a Sunday night pasta with balsamic vinegar, cooking the garlic very slowly until it's sweet and mellow. Chef Roberto Donna creates homemade pasta with pesto sauce with a chestnut flour and demonstrates how to hand-roll each piece.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Feb 8, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me

Jimmy Sneed (#128) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Jimmy Sneed creates a stuffed turkey leg, using shitake mushrooms and Virginia smoked ham in the stuffing. Chef Sneed demonstrates how to debone the turkey. As an accompaniment, he prepares grits and asparagus.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Feb 9, 2017 -- 11:30am 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: Thu, Feb 9, 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: Fri, Feb 10, 2017 -- 11:30am 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: Tue, Feb 14, 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: Wed, Feb 15, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me

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.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Feb 16, 2017 -- 11:30am 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: Thu, Feb 16, 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: Fri, Feb 17, 2017 -- 11:30am 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: Tue, Feb 21, 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.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Feb 22, 2017 -- 11:30am 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: Thu, Feb 23, 2017 -- 11:30am 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.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Feb 23, 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: Fri, Feb 24, 2017 -- 11:30am 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: Tue, Feb 28, 2017 -- 5:00pm 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.

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.

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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.