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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: Thu, Aug 17, 2017 -- 5:00pm

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.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 5:00pm

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 Life: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Aug 24, 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 Life: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 25, 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 Life: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Aug 31, 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.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 1, 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.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 3, 2017 -- 10:30am 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.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 4, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Sep 7, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Peter Malgieri (#112) Duration: 24:54 STEREO TVG

Author and master teacher at Peter Kump's New York City Cooking School, Peter Malgieri visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Malgieri bakes an assortment of fancy cookies. Malgieri creates a cornmeal-currant biscotti. He demonstrates the two ways to work the biscotti dough to form zaleti (diamond shape cookies.) He makes amaretti or Italian almond macaroons. He shows how to pipe out the amaretti dough. Finally, he creates flat, waffle-like cookies named pizelles or little pizzas because of their round, flat shape.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 5, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 8, 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 9: Sun, Sep 10, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me

Flo Braker, San Francisco (#113) Duration: 24:54 STEREO TVG

Host Julia Child observes California's well-known baking teacher Flo Braker as she demonstrates the classic French technique for creating Ladyfingers Genoise, the batter of which is used as the base for a variety of miniature decorative cakes.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 11, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Sep 14, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Esther McManus (#201) Duration: 24:54 STEREO TVG

Esther McManus of Le Bus restaurant in Philadelphia makes a "real" French croissant.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 12, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 15, 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 9: Sun, Sep 17, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me

Beatrice Ojakangas (#202) Duration: 24:54 STEREO TVG

Julia welcomes Beatrice Ojakangas, a Scandinavian Cookbook author from Duluth, Minnesota into her kitchen, where Beatrice demonstrates how to make a series of real Danish pastries. She shows her how to make the flaky dough, the apricot, prune and cream fillings that go inside, and the sugar glaze that goes on the outside. Beatrice ends by showing Julia how to manipulate the dough into a Danish Braid.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 18, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Sep 21, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Naomi Duguid and Jeffrey Alford (#203) Duration: 24:54 STEREO TVG

Bakers Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid show Julia several methods for creating pita or flat breads, and the toppings that go with them. Jeffrey makes a wheat flour dough pita bread in the oven and in a skillet, and Naomi prepares a Eastern Mediterranean Lamb and Tomato bread, using the unusual spices of cinnamon and allspice. The couple shows Julia how the proper way to eat flat bread, and introduces her to the traditional Middle Eastern toppings of Lentil Salad with red pepper, Chick peas with spearmint, diced cucumber, and yoghurt and cheese balls.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 19, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 22, 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.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 24, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me

Danielle Forestier, Oakland CA (#204) Duration: 24:55 STEREO TVG

Master baker Danielle Forestier shows Julia how to make the classic French baguette. Using the traditional yet simple recipe of flour, water, salt and yeast and terra cotta baking tiles, Danielle demonstrates how this traditional French bread can be made at home.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 25, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Sep 28, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Marjus Farbinger (#205) Duration: 24:54 STEREO TVG

Chef Julia Child observes as pastry chef and master teacher Markus Farbinger creates a classic Viennese Pastry flavored with an espresso batter and layered with meringue. He also demonstrates how to make a decorative yet edible garnish of baskets made out of caramel, which are then filled with fruit.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 26, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 29, 2017 -- 5:00pm 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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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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