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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, Dec 7, 2016 -- 11:30am
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jan 10, 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: Thu, Dec 8, 2016 -- 11:30am
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jan 17, 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: Thu, Dec 8, 2016 -- 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: Fri, Dec 9, 2016 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jan 19, 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, Dec 13, 2016 -- 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: Wed, Dec 14, 2016 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jan 12, 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, Dec 15, 2016 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jan 24, 2017 -- 5:00pm 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, Dec 15, 2016 -- 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, Dec 16, 2016 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jan 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: Tue, Dec 20, 2016 -- 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, Dec 21, 2016 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jan 31, 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, Dec 22, 2016 -- 11:30am 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: Thu, Dec 22, 2016 -- 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, Dec 23, 2016 -- 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: Tue, Dec 27, 2016 -- 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: Wed, Dec 28, 2016 -- 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, Dec 29, 2016 -- 11:30am 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: Thu, Dec 29, 2016 -- 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: Fri, Dec 30, 2016 -- 11:30am 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: Tue, Jan 3, 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.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jan 4, 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: Thu, Jan 5, 2017 -- 11:30am 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: Thu, Jan 5, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

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.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 11:30am 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: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 -- 11:30am 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: Thu, Jan 12, 2017 -- 11:30am 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: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 11:30am 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: Wed, Jan 18, 2017 -- 11:30am 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: Thu, Jan 19, 2017 -- 11:30am 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: Fri, Jan 20, 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.

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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

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
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • Wed 11/30: planned momentary outages of DT54 over the air signal

      (this is a continuation of the work originally announced for 11/28, which was not completed on Tuesday.) At some point during the morning of Wednesday Nov. 30th, the KQEH transmitter will switch from its main antenna to the auxillary one, to allow for the safety of workers doing maintenance for another TV station on the […]

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air Signal restored

      Repairs have been completed on today’s transmitter issue, and the signals for DT54.1 through 54.5 have been restored.

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air signal currently down

      (DT54.1 through 54.5) During the course of the work described below, which necessitated moving our outgoing signal from the main antenna to the auxillary antenna, the transmitter suddenly shut down. As of 3:30pm Tues, we do not have an estimated time for repair and return of the Over the Air signals for DT54.1 through 54.5

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

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