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Zarela Martinez (#112) Duration: 25:36 STEREO TVG

Zarela Martinez, from Zarela's in New York, visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Martinez creates a Mexican dish, Tamales With Mole Verde, using such authentic ingredients as macerino (corn flour) with lard, corn husks, herbs, and tomatillos. The program closes with Martinez providing the recipe for the margaritas she and Julia Child sip as the final credits roll.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 1, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Jean-Georges Vongerichten (#113) Duration: 25:34 STEREO TVG

Chef and owner of Vong in New York, 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: Thu, Sep 3, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Rick Bayless (#114) Duration: 25:35 STEREO TVG

Chef and owner of Frontera Grill in Chicago, 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 not only for cooking each dish, but also for presenting the plate.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 8, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Gordon Hamersley (#115) Duration: 25:35 STEREO TVG

Chef and owner of Hamersley's Bistro in Boston, Gordon Hamersley creates a roast chicken with garlic and lemon. As a side dish, he roasts onions in their skins, and for dessert he prepares delicious warm peach tarts.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Sep 10, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Dean Fearing (#116) Duration: 25:35 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: Tue, Sep 15, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Reed Hearon (#117) Duration: 25:35 STEREO TVG

Chef and owner of LuLu in San Francisco, Reed Hearon prepares Frito Misto With Aioli. Hearon provides interesting cooking hints and recommendations, such as using a salad spinner to spin out excess oil from fried vegetables. He also demonstrates how to make iron-skillet mussels and salt-encrusted cod.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Sep 17, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Johanne Killeen and George Germon (#118) Duration: 25:36 STEREO TVG

Chefs and owners of Al Forno in Providence, Rhode Island, Johanne Killeen and her husband, George Germon, visit Julia Child in her kitchen. Originally trained as artists, Killeen and Germon taught themselves how to cook. Eventually their love of cooking led them to open their own restaurant. 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: Tue, Sep 22, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Carol Field (#119) Duration: 25:36 STEREO TVG

Author, teacher, and baker in San Francisco, Carol Field prepares Grissini (bread sticks) and rustic country bread with 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: Thu, Sep 24, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Michael Lomonaco (#120) Duration: 25:36 STEREO TVG

Chef at the "21" Club in New York, Michael Lomonaco marinades 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. Then back in the kitchen, Lomonaco creates a berry relish and home-fried potatoes.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 29, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Monique Barbeau (#121) Duration: 25:36 STEREO TVG

Chef at Fullers in Seattle, Monique Barbeau prepares Tequila Cured Gravlax With Savory Dill Pancakes. Barbeau takes fresh salmon (with skin) and, using a two-part process, cures the fish in tequila and spices. She then makes a creme fraiche with tomatoes to use as a sauce over the gravlax. Then she prepares dill pancakes without using eggs. Finally, Barbeau puts all these elements together to form a small sandwich that's topped with fried capers.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 1, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Jacques Torres (#122) Duration: 25:36 STEREO TVG

Pastry chef at Le Cirque in New York, Jacques Torres creates Chocolate Presentation With Pralines. Torres demonstrates his technique for tempering dark and white chocolate. Then once the chocolates have been melted (using either a double boiler or a microwave oven), Torres applies the melted chocolate to florist-style plastic wrap, bubble wrap, and to molds. When the chocolate sets, Torres cuts and designs the chocolate in an artistic presentation and then creates non-brittle pralines using a wide assortment of nuts.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 6, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Alfred Portale (#123) Duration: 25:36 STEREO TVG

Alfred Portale, from Gotham Bar and Grill in New York, creates Duck Soup With Foie Gras Ravioli and Black Truffles. Portale demonstrates how to bone a duck and provides hints for the preparation of duck. 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: Thu, Oct 8, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Mark Militello (#124) Duration: 25:36 STEREO TVG

Chef and owner of Mark's Place in South Florida, Mark Militello creates a Hearts of Palm Salad to complement his Jamaican Style Yellowtail Red Snapper. Militello 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 yourself when frying so that the oil/butter doesn't splash back.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 13, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Julian Serrano (#125) Duration: 25:36 STEREO TVG

Master chef Julian Serrano from Masa's in San Francisco 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 recommends cooking the lobster in its shell, using chicken thighs, and peeling and removing the seeds from the red peppers before dicing; he also uses a paellero - a shallow, wide pan - to make the paella.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 15, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Joachim Splichal (#126) Duration: 25:35 STEREO TVG

Chef/owner Joachim Splichal of Patina in Los Angeles creates Braised Lamb Shank on Barley Risotto. He recommends lightly flouring the lamb shanks so that they will brown easier and also to help thicken the sauce.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 20, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Roberto Donna (#127) Duration: 25:35 STEREO TVG

Lynne Rossetto Kasper, an expert on Italian foods, and Roberto Donna, chef/owner of Galileo in Washington D.C., visit Julia Child in her kitchen. Kasper creates a Sunday Night Pasta With Balsamic Vinegar, cooking the garlic very slowly until it's sweet and mellow. She also explains that pasta should be cooked in salted water and not to use oil which doesn't coat the pasta but merely stays on top of the water. Chef Donna creates Home-Made Pasta With Pesto Sauce with a chestnut flour and demonstrates how to hand-roll each piece.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 22, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Jimmy Sneed (#128) Duration: 25:35 STEREO TVG

Chef/owner Jimmy Sneed of The Frog & The Redneck in Richmond, Virginia, creates a Virginia Stuffed Turkey Leg using shitake mushrooms and Virginia smoked ham in the stuffing. Chef Sneed demonstrates how to debone the turkey, gently pulling on the flesh and lightly running the knife along the bone. To accompany the turkey, Sneed prepares some grits and asparagus.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 27, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Rick Bayless (#129) Duration: 25:34 STEREO TVG

Chef/owner Rick Bayless of Frontera Grill in Chicago, known for his skills in cooking Mexican food, creates a Black Bean Tortilla Casserole and Rick's Refried Beans. Bayless 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: Thu, Oct 29, 2015 -- 5:00pm 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

All HD programs

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

Quality children's programming parents love too