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David Blom (#212) Duration: 24:54 STEREO TVG

David Blom, pastry chef at Chef Allen's Restaurant in North Miami, shows Julia Child how to bake traditional Polish cakes known as babas and savarin. He uses a single recipe to create the spongy dough, which is baked and sweetened further by soaking in a sugar syrup. He then flavors them with a variety of liqueurs, including rum, kirsch, and champagne. The cakes are garnished with fresh fruits, whipped cream, and a homemade custard flavored with vanilla bean.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 23, 2017 -- 11:30am
  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 26, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Norman Love (#213) Duration: 24:54 STEREO TVG

Norman Love, executive pastry chef at the Ritz-Carlton in Naples, Florida shows chef Julia Child how to make savory puffs and eclairs. The dough is flavored with cucumber and red onion juice, and is one of the only pastries that is cooked twice: once in a saucepan, and again in the oven. The puffs are filled with a salmon mousse, while the eclairs are split and filled with a mascarpone cheese and vegetable medley.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 24, 2017 -- 11:30am
  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 27, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Martha Stewart, Part 1 of 2 (#301) Duration: 24:47 STEREO TVG

Martha Stewart, a magazine editor, star of her own television show and author of the popular "Weddings" book joins Julia to bake one grand and glorious three-tiered wedding cake. Martha prepares the batter and bakes each layer in graduated diamond-shaped cake forms. While the cake bakes, and then chills, Martha creates a variety of delicately realistic and delicious marzipan fruits, right down to the little stems and leaves. She also makes and chills enough vanilla rum buttercream to ice the entire cake.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 30, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 2, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Martha Stewart, Part 2 of 2 (#302) Duration: 24:47 STEREO TVG

Guest Martha Stewart returns to complete her three-tiered wedding cake decorated with yellow buttercream icing and handmade marzipan fruit in this second of a two-part episode. Steward puts together the individual cakes that serve as the building blocks of this dessert, inserting a baked crunchy almond and egg white wafer and apricot jam between individual layers and decorating with the icing and candy fruit garnish.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 31, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Nancy Silverton (#303) Duration: 24:47 STEREO TVG

Chef Julia Child observes Nancy Silverton, owner of La Brea Bakery in Los Angeles, as she bakes a fresh creme fraiche custard brioche tarte with fresh fruit poached white wine sauce.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 9, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Michel Richard & Alice Medrich (#304) Duration: 24:46 STEREO TVG

Julia Child observes as California master chefs Michel Richard and Alice Medrich work their magic with puff pastry and biscotti.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Nov 10, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Lauren Groveman (#305) Duration: 24:46 STEREO TVG

Lauren Groveman, New York cooking teacher and cookbook author, demonstrates how easy it is to make European ethnic specialties like rich brown pumpernickel loaves and crunchy matzos.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 16, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Johanne Killeen (#306) Duration: 24:47 STEREO TVG

Johanne Killeen, chef and co-owner of Al Forno Restaurant in Providence, Rhode Island, bakes two American classics: gingerbread baby cake and Johnnycake cobblers.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Nov 17, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Marcel Desaulniers (#307) Duration: 24:44 STEREO TVG

Marcel Desaulniers, chef and owner of the Trellis Restaurant in historic Williamsburg, Virginia, as well as the author of "Death by Chocolate," teases the palate with oven-roasted plum cakes with chocolate sauce and chocolate-mint nightcaps.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Nick Malgieri (#308) Duration: 24:46 STEREO TVG

Nick Malgieri, master teacher at Peter Kump's New York Cooking School and author of several award-winning books on baking, demonstrates authentic Sicilian specialties like savory pizza rustica and fig-filled treats called "X" cookies.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Nov 24, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Mary Bergin (#309) Duration: 24:48 STEREO TVG

Mary Bergin of Las Vegas, Nevada, head pastry chef for Wolfgang Puck's Spago Restaurant, demonstrates how to make a vanilla chiffon cake with a twist -- a full vanilla flavor and a thin, flexible shape, ideal for rolling with chocolate-laced walnut mousse.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 27, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 30, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Markus Farbinger (#310) Duration: 24:46 STEREO TVG

Master chef at The Culinary Institute of America, NY, Markus Farbinger teaches Julia Child how to create a special Viennese pastry treat, a poppy seed torte.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Nov 28, 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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