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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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 11:30am
  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 23, 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: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 -- 5:00pm 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: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 5:00pm 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: Wed, Aug 23, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 -- 5:00pm 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: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 5:00pm 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: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 30, 2017 -- 5:00pm 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: Wed, Aug 30, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 4, 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: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 5, 2017 -- 5:00pm 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: Fri, Sep 1, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 6, 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: Wed, Sep 6, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 11, 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: Thu, Sep 7, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 12, 2017 -- 5:00pm 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: Fri, Sep 8, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 13, 2017 -- 5:00pm 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: Wed, Sep 13, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 18, 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: Thu, Sep 14, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 19, 2017 -- 5:00pm 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: Fri, Sep 15, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 20, 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: Wed, Sep 20, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • 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: Thu, Sep 21, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 26, 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: Fri, Sep 22, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 27, 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

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, Sep 28, 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: Fri, Sep 29, 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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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
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(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
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Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

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Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
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Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
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