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Classic and New Salads/L' Insalate Classiche e Nuove (#2412) Duration: 26:54 STEREO TVG

Guy's garden is in all its glory, when Mary Ann comes to harvest the veggies she need to create some creative salads, starting with a poached-perfect Salmon Salad, a crunchy, crispy Roasted Kale Salad and finishes off with a rarely-seen Italian Agretti Salad.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jan 17, 2017 -- 12:00pm

Cooking Live with Robert Irvine/Cucinando Con Roberto Irvine (#2621H) Duration: 26:29 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann takes to the stage before a live audience with FoodTV Celebrity chef Robert Irvine and pastry wizard Chef Lynn Mansel to create an autumn-themed program. In between laughter and good natured teasing they create a hearty Minestrone, a Stuffed Turkey Breast with prosciutto di Parma. And Apple Carmel Bread Pudding.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jan 18, 2017 -- 12:00pm

Bigne! (#2413) Duration: 26:57 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann's got cream puffs on her mind, light as a cloud, crunchy and delicious, and filled with wondrous delights. And who better to make them with than master pastry chef and chocolatier Wilhelm Wanders at the Baking Education Center in Norwich, Vermont.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jan 19, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Candy Wrapper Pasta/La Pasta Di Caramelle (#2414) Duration: 26:56 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann makes magic with a fresh pasta creation that looks like candy and tastes like heaven, called Caramelle. Each bite-sized, tiny pillow shaped masterpiece, twisted at each end, filled with ricotta cheese, prosciutto di parma, parmigiano reggiano cheese, then goes for a happy swim in a butter sauce, on its way to your waiting fork.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jan 20, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Would You Like a Bowl of Soup?/Vorebbe Una Ciotola della Minestra (#2415) Duration: 27:00 STEREO TVG

When all else fails, soup wins, when Mary Ann creates three masterpieces nella cucina, starting with a velvety-smooth Cream of Carrot and Potato Soup, and then goes fishing with a surprisingly satisfying Swordfish Minestrone. Break out the bowls and spoons and sit down for soup!

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Jan 23, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Piedmont Cheese/I Formaggi Piemontesi (#2416) Duration: 27:10 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann and good friend Pattie Bongiovanni, a visit the village of Valcasotto in Italy's Piedmont region to buy some artisanal cheese from the Beppino Occelli cheese company, before returning to the castle kitchen to make creamy rich, meat and cheese-filled Cannelloni to die for.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jan 24, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Festival of the Seven Fishes/La Festa Dei Sette Pesci (#2622H) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG

Mayor of Boston, the late (and great) Thomas M. Menino and Mary Ann celebrate their Italian American heritage by preparing a Christmas Eve banquet called "The Feast of the Seven Fishes." Starting with Baccala, then Skillet Fried Shrimp, then tuna, smelts, swordfish, calamari and clams, the tradition continues, and so do their appetites!

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jan 25, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Give Me Rice/Dammi Il Riso (#2417) Duration: 27:05 STEREO TVG

Crispy on the outside, creamy on the inside, Mary Ann turns plain Arborio rice into a symphony of porcini mushrooms and mozzarella cheese, all rolled up into Little Rice Balls, and then covered with bread crumbs, deep fried to perfection, and topped with spicy hot tomato sauce. Seconds anyone? Thirds?

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jan 26, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Little Bites/Stuzzichini (#2418) Duration: 26:50 STEREO TVG

These "little bites" become a BIG hit when Mary Ann prepares Celery Stuffed with Cheese and Hazelnuts, and then mixes anchovies, parsley and garlic for some fantastic, Anchovy Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes. And just when you don't have room for more, you make room for her signature Zucchini Meatballs.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jan 27, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Cooking Pellegrino Artusi-style/Cucinando come Pellegrino Artusi (#2419) Duration: 27:02 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann's cooking students travel to Casa Artusi, in Forlimpopoli, Italy, to learn the secrets of Romagna regional cooking. Mary Ann leads the way with Cappelletti in Capon Broth, and the student continue with Turbo in Paper,Piadina, Whipped Mortadella, Lenten Spinach, and delicate dessert called English "Soup."

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Jan 30, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

All About Burrata/Tutto Su Burrata (#2420) Duration: 27:05 STEREO TVG

Master cheese maker Filippo Migliorato from Boston's "Mozzarella House" visits Mary Ann nella cucina to demonstrate the artisanal art of making Burrata, which is Mozzarella stuffed with Stracciatella. Then Mary Ann showcases this wonderful cheese with her Neapolitan Stack with Roasted Eggplant, Tomato and Burrata, and her Roasted Asparagus with Burrata.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jan 31, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Fresh Ricotta/Ricotta Fresca (#2623H) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG

Good friend an attorney Ciro Poppiti visits Mary Ann nella cucina, with an ample supply of freshly made ricotta. They proceed to make a stupendous pastry-encased, Ricotta and Mozzarella cheese-stuffed masterpiece; Pizza Carnevale. Then Mary Ann takes up the baton and creates a light-as-a-cloud, orange-flavored Ricotta Cheesecake. Did somebody say "cheese?" Please.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Feb 1, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Recipes of the Mind - Le Ricette Della Mente (#2501) Duration: 27:06 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann travels to Ellis Island National Park to retrace the footsteps of her immigrant Italian grandparents. She then goes nella cucina to recreate two Old World "recipes of the mind": Gracie La Puma's Pepper Rolls and Mrs. Belurgi's Pumpkin Bread.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Feb 2, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

A Sicilian Meal - Un Pasto Siciliano (#2502) Duration: 26:59 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann cooks with her friend Maria Iapichino in her summer kitchen that overlooks the sparkling Tyrrhenian Sea near Cefalu, Sicily. After Maria prepares the classic Sicilian Pasta with Sardines, Mary Ann goes nella cucina to create other Sicilian specialties including Swordfish.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Feb 3, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Wedding Cake - Torta Nunziale (#2503) Duration: 26:51 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann and her friends, Donna, Ruth, and Connie, race against the clock to create an Italian wedding "cookie cake" as a gift to celebrate the marriage of two good friends. Dozens of biscotti piled high and topped with ribbons, ready just before the wedding bells ring. Some of the cookies include Miniature Cream-Filled Tarts.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 6, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Aristocratic Pasta - Pasta Aristocratica (#2504) Duration: 27:03 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann visits the New York Academy of Medicine's collection of rare Italian cookbooks. She's inspired to create two traditional molded pasta dishes, featuring the same ingredients used hundreds of years ago, fit for a king's palate - and yours too.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 7, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Cooking for Friends/Cucinando Per Gli Amici (#2624H) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG

It's Sunday when Mary Ann visits Christina and Carla Pallotta, two sisters who are the driving force behind Nebo Restaurant in Boston, MA, where they're preparing their mom's favorite recipes for visiting friends. Ricotta Gnocchi with Rabe and Pignola Nut Sauce, followed by Stuffed Breast of Veal, with Fontina Cheese, Polenta and Wild Mushrooms on the side. Great sisters. Lucky friends.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Feb 8, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Mushrooms for Ravioli - Funghi Freschi Per Ravioli (#2505) Duration: 27:05 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann spends the day in a California forest with professional mushroom gatherer, Connie Green, in search of the elusive porcino mushroom, beloved by Italian cooks. After finding just what she needs, Mary Ann goes nella cucina to make an elegant first course ravioli dish perfumed with fresh mushrooms.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Feb 9, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Beans and Lentils - Fagioli E Lenticchie (#2506) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann travels to Lizori, a remote town in the Umbrian hills, to cook with Chef Danielle Bottoni who learned the art of cooking from her mother and it shows! Her grain-inspired pasta and lentil dishes inspire Mary Ann to go nella cucina and continue the tradition with Chickpea and Farro Salad, plus a hearty Farro Soup.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Feb 10, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Squash Gnocchi - Gnocchi Di Zucca Gialla (#2507) Duration: 28:06 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann cooks with chef and restaurant owner Daniela Benvenuti in Grutti, Italy. The hard-working all-women cooking staff at Le Noci restaurant is rare for Italy, as is the Gnocchi with Prunes Daniela and Mary Ann prepare. Mary Ann keeps the gnocchi coming, nella cucina, with Squash Gnocchi. Bet you can't eat just one.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 13, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Ciaramicola (#2508) Duration: 26:58 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann visits ceramic artist Franco Mari in Deruta, Italy, the birthplace of Umbrian pottery. His inspired, colorful creations inspire her to go nella cucina to create Ciaramicola, a fantasy-like, Easter Sunday bread slathered with Alchermes-laced meringue, covered with colored sprinkles and browned in the oven. Served on a Franco Mari platter, it's a vision of heaven on earth.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 14, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Clams/Le Vongole (#2625H) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG

Seafood Super Chef Jasper White brings enough freshly-caught clams to make two fantastic dishes, starting with Mary Ann's Spaghetti with Clams and ending with Jasper's unique and unforgettable, Clams Minestrone - yes, you heard right. Minestrone. One spoonful and you'll agree; fantastico!

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Feb 15, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Sunday - La Domenica (#2509) Duration: 26:52 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann and best friend Donna Soares go arm in arm with hundreds of Italians to enjoy a quiet Sunday afternoon in Fabriano, Italy. And what else happens on Sunday? Sunday dinner, of course, beginning with Grandma Galasso's Meat Cappelletti the way Mary Ann remembers her grandmother making it for her on Sunday afternoons.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Feb 16, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Festival of the Candles - La Festa Dei Ceri (#2510) Duration: 26:54 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann takes a deep breath and plunges into the crowd-filled excitement generated by the oldest festival in Italy. Held in the medieval town of Gubbio, the food, music and camaraderie are unlike anything you've ever seen. And the traditional Cheese Bread Mary Ann makes nella cucina is unlike anything you've ever tasted. Join in the celebration and bring your appetite!

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Feb 17, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Eat Beans! - Mangare Fagioli! (#2511) Duration: 27:02 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann travels to Florence, Italy to cook classic Tuscan bean dishes with good friend, Iris Lodovici. After creating a hearty pasta and bean dish plus Beans in a Pot, Mary Ann goes nella cucina for two more recipes featuring creamy-white cannellini beans; one a crostini topping made with escarole, the other a hearty Soup of the Lombards to replace winter's chill with warming memories of Florence.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 20, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Homemade Pasta- Cucinando Con Graziella E Gaetana (#2512) Duration: 27:12 STEREO TVG

Too many cooks don't spoil the broth - providing all three are Italian and happen to be cooking up a storm in a farm kitchen in Tuscany, which is what happens when Mary Ann, Graziella and Gaetana create Wild Boar Stew and Tagliatelle with Ragu Sauce. hen Mary Ann goes nella cucina to finish off the homemade pasta party by preparing Pappardelle with Mushrooms. Mangia Tutti!

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 21, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Damiano's Gnocchi/Gnocchi Di Damiano (#2626H) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann travels to La Sosta del Rosselino, a small restaurant near Florence, Italy to discover the secret of chef/owner Damiano's signature Potato gnocchi; simple to make, soft as clouds, drifting in a butter sauce and utterly unforgettable. Inspired, Mary Ann goes nella cucina to create - just as heavenly - Gnocchi di Spinaci e Ricotta (Spinach and Ricotta Cheese Gnocchi) with a hint of mint and nutmeg.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Feb 22, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Tuscan Supper - La Cena Toscana (#2513) Duration: 27:33 STEREO TVG

In a restored farmhouse just outside Florence, Italy, world-renowned classical guitarist Edoardo Catemario provides background music while his wife Adalgesa and Mary Ann create extraordinary kitchen delights, starting with Steak Florentine-Style, then a hot and spicy Chicken Under a Brick, topped off with a vegetable medley called Everything Together. It's music, food, fun and friends - Together.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Feb 23, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Porchetta (#2514) Duration: 27:05 STEREO TVG

When it comes to pork, come to Tuscany, where Mary Ann goes to Da Ventura restaurant in San Seppolcro, Italy where chef/owner, Marco Tofanelli creates a classic Tuscan Rolled Pork Roast, complete with pan-fried potatoes and a sprig of fennel. Mary Ann then goes nella cucina to continue cooking in the Tuscan tradition by making Sweet Pork Sausage with Grapes.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Feb 24, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Cooking with Wine - Cucinando Con Il Vino (#2515) Duration: 27:12 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann travels to the heart of Tuscany to cook with Maria Gorelli at Banfi winery, near Montalcino, Italy. They begin by creating classic Tuscan Pici, a hand rolled, thick-spaghetti style pasta that's the perfect base for Poor Sauce, made from toasted breadcrumbs, olive oil, tomatoes and garlic. And to go with it, a hearty Venison Stew guaranteed to chase the winter blues away.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 27, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Cooking with Balsamic Vinegar - Cucinando con Aceto Balsamico (#2516) Duration: 27:11 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann travels to Modena, Italy, the heart of balsamic vinegar country, to cook with good friend Beatrice whose simple Omelet with Onions, and a salad go from simple to divine with the addition of fifty year-old, syrup-thick, caramel-colored, sweet and pungent artisanal balsamic vinegar tradizionale.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 28, 2017 -- 12:00pm 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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