In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs
Inviting master chefs (literally) into her kitchen, Julia Child cooks with the pros, detailing their techniques and dishes for the home cook.
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.
- KQED Life: Tue, May 26, 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.
- KQED Life: Thu, May 28, 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.
- KQED Life: Tue, Jun 2, 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.
- KQED Life: Thu, Jun 4, 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.
- KQED Life: Tue, Jun 9, 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.
- KQED Life: Thu, Jun 11, 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.
- KQED Life: Tue, Jun 16, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me
Johanne Killeen, George Germon, and Christopher Gross (#130) Duration: 25:36 STEREO TVG
Three different chefs visit Julia Child in this episode. Chef/owners Johanne Killeen and George Germon of Al Forno in Providence, Rhode Island, create the main course, and chef Christopher Gross of Christopher's in Phoenix makes the dessert. Using the outdoor grill, Killeen and Germon cook up their own Dirty Steak With Hot Fanny Sauce. They recommend cutting the steak right before cooking to reduce oxidation, and also leaving the fat on the steak when grilling. Accompanying the steak is a side dish of Silky Red Peppers and Mashed Potatoes. Gross creates a chocolate tower with fresh berries, using an elaborately designed presentation.
- KQED Life: Thu, Jun 18, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me
Daniel Boulud and Gordon Hamersley (#131) Duration: 26:12 STEREO TVG
Chef/owner of Daniel's in New York, Daniel Boulud, and chef/owner of Hamersley's Bistro in Boston, Gordon Hamersley, visit Julia Child in her kitchen. Using four kinds of peas, Boulud creates a chilled green pea soup with rosemary. Hamersley prepares Gordon's Perfect Tossed Salad, noting the importance of tossing the salad correctly.
- KQED Life: Tue, Jun 23, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me
Madhur Jaffrey and Reed Hearon (#132) Duration: 25:34 STEREO TVG
International cookbook author and teacher, Madhur Jaffrey, and chef/owner of LuLu in San Francisco, Reed Hearon, visit Julia Child in her kitchen. Jaffrey creates Minty Sweet and Sour Eggplant, a dish that can be served as a first course or as a side dish for lamb. 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 seafood.
- KQED Life: Thu, Jun 25, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me
Dean Fearing (#133) Duration: 25:36 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.
- KQED Life: Tue, Jun 30, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me