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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, Feb 20, 2017 -- 11:30am
  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 13, 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: Mon, Feb 20, 2017 -- 5:00pm

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, Feb 21, 2017 -- 11:30am
  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 20, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Gale Gand (#106) Duration: 24:54 STEREO TVG

Pastry chef Gale Gand of Brasserie T at Northfield, IL visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Gand creates two spectacular desserts: a towering chocolate Napolean and a fettuccine ice cream sandwich. Gand demonstrates how to make chocolate filo dough, poached pears, cranberry compote, whipped cream with ginger, and the mocha granache necessary for the Napolean. Still using filo dough, Gand creates a "fettuccine" for the sandwich of the dessert. Gand adds raspberries and a fresh fruit kabob to the ice cream sandwich.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 23, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Feb 24, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me

Lora Brody (#104) Duration: 25:29 STEREO TVG

Bread machine "wizard" Lora Brody of West Newton, Massachusetts visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Brody demonstrates how to make bread machine buttermilk white bread. After the machine kneads the dough, she bakes one loaf in the oven and the other is baked in the machine. Using the same dough, she forms cloverleaf rolls and twisty rolls and breadsticks. Brody creates a salsa quitza made from a dough containing refried beans and flour then topped with cream cheese, salsa, and shredded cheddar cheese.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Feb 24, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 27, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Mar 30, 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, Feb 27, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 27, 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.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 27, 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.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 28, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me

Norman Love (#107) Duration: 24:55 STEREO TVG

Executive pastry chef Norman Love at Ritz Carlton in Naples, Florida visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Love creates chocolate-cinnamon beignets. Love demonstrates how to make the beignet pastry from choux paste. Using a pot sticker press, Love forms the beignets and then fills them with pastry cream and bananas. Love creates a walnut sauce for the beignets.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 2, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Mar 3, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me

Marcel Desaulniers (#105) Duration: 25:28 STEREO TVG

Chef and author, Marcel Desaulniers of The Trellis in Williamsburg, VA visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Desaulniers creates a white chocolate pattycake with chocolate tulips. The viewers are told when selecting white chocolate be sure the ingredients include cocoa butter. Desaulniers demonstrates how to make chocolate tulips by dipping balloons into melted dark chocolate.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Mar 3, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Mar 28, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Mar 31, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid (#311) Duration: 24:46 STEREO TVG

Toronto bakers, Jeffrey Alfor and Naomi Duguid, and cookbook author Beatrice Ojakangas visit this week's episode to make naan and Swedish hardtack, types of flat breads.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 6, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Mar 9, 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.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 6, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Gail Gand (#312) Duration: 24:46 STEREO TVG

This episode features Gail Gand, pastry chef and owner of Chicago's Vanilla Bean Bakery and Florida baker David Blom. Gail shows Julia and viewers how to create a "not your usual" lemon meringue pie-for-one, while David Blom makes cookies: delicately curved tuiles and tasty gingersnaps.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

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

Lauren Groveman (#108) Duration: 24:54 STEREO TVG

Bagel maven Lauren Groveman from Larchmont, New York visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Groveman demonstrates how to make bagels. Bagels need to be boiled before baking. Groveman adds baking soda and sugar to help brown the bagels during baking. After boiling, Groveman flavors the top and the bottom of the bagels. She bakes the bagels on top of a tile and tosses ice cubes on the bottom of the oven to create steam. She also prepares vegetable cream cheese, smoked salmon and scallions cream cheese and chopped chicken livers to top her home-made bagels.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 9, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Mar 10, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me

Flo Braker, San Francisco (#313) Duration: 24:47 STEREO TVG

Flo Braker, San Francisco Bay Area baker, author and cooking teacher, turns out two wonderfully crunchy butter galettes, one that's as a sweet treat with fresh berries and whipped cream, and another with tomatoes and savory herbs. Leslie Mackie, owner of Seattle's Macrina Bakery, demonstrates a raspberry-fig crostata.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

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

Craig Kominiak (#101) Duration: 24:54 STEREO TVG

Executive chef Craig Kominiak at Ecce Panis Bakery in New York City visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Kominiak bakes focaccia. Kominiak tests the elasticity of the dough by stretching it to see the "window" in the dough. Kominiak creates a sandwich with the focaccia he baked. Focaccia baked with fruit and topped with sugar can be also used as a dessert or a breakfast item.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

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

Mary Bergin (#109) Duration: 24:54 STEREO TVG

Head pastry chef Mary Bergin for Spago at Las Vegas, Nevada visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Bergin demonstrates how to make two different types of chiffon cakes. Bergin creates a nectarine upside down lemon chiffon cake and a chocolate chiffon bundt cake with creme brulee. Bergin provides many tips on preparing these cakes such as the colder the eggs are the easier they are to separate.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 16, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Mar 17, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me

Alice Medrich (#102) Duration: 24:54 STEREO TVG

Master teacher and chocolatier Alice Medrich from Berkeley, CA visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Medrich creates a chocolate genoise raspberry ruffle cake. Medrich provides tips on the best way to melt and shape chocolate. Medrich demonstrates how to cut the cake into layers. She layers the cake with creme fraiche, melted chocolate, rum syrup and raspberries in an adjustable pan. She places the chilled, fan-shaped chocolates as a decorative topping.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

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

Michel Richard (#103) Duration: 24:54 STEREO TVG

Master chef Michel Richard at Citrus in Los Angeles visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Richard demonstrates the making and baking of puff pastries. He creates a torte Milanese filled with layers of spinach, red bell pepper omelet, ham and cheese. For dessert, he creates sunny-side up apricot pastries. Richard designs the pastry to look like eggs sunny-side up.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

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

Steve Sullivan, Acme Bakery In Berkeley, Ca (#110) Duration: 24:48 STEREO TVG

Master bread-maker Steve Sullivan from the Acme Bakery in Berkeley, CA visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Sullivan demonstrates how to make various decorative loaves. He creates a couronne, or crown of pearls. This bread uses three different starters. He also bakes baguettes, wheat stalks and pain fendu. To allow for these decorative breads to expand more readily, Sullivan recommends raising the humidity of the oven by pouring water in pans underneath the baking breads.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 23, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Mar 24, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me

Nancy Silverton (#111) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Nancy Silverton, owner of La Brea Bakery in Los Angeles, CA visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Silverton demonstrates how to create a basic brioche dough. Silverton shows how versatile brioche dough can be - creating everything from a main course to the desert. This dough is used to make two different bakery goods: savory brioche pockets and pecan sticky buns.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 30, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Mar 31, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

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

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KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
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(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
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XFINITY 192
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Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
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KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
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