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Classic Bolognese Pasta - Lasagne Verdi alla Bolognese (#2525H) Duration: 27:11 STEREO TVG

Culinary arts students from Johnson and Wales University in Providence, RI are eager to learn the fine art of creating Bolognese pasta, starting with Lasagne Verdi alla Bolognese. Mary Ann leads them through the process of making Lasagne Spinach Noodles, and layering it over and over with a meaty, Bologna-Style Ragu, and besciamella Sauce. And there's just enough time to make Tagliatelle with Bolognese Sauce. They all get straight A's!

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 29, 2017 -- 12:00pm

The Students - Gli Studenti (#2526H) Duration: 27:18 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann travels with her tour groups to various regional cooking schools in Italy to teach them the ins and outs of regional cooking, including this classic cooking class filmed on location in Tuscany, starting with the all-time favorite, Fresh Pappardelle with Rabbit, Mushrooms, and Wine. No Tuscan meal would be complete without its unique, Bird-Style Beans. And to whet the appetite, Salted Pizza Bites. Tutto Toscano! Class dismissed, and happy too!

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jun 30, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

How to Make Easy Fish/Come Si Fa Pesce Facile (#2601H) Duration: 26:35 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann teams up with PBS celebrity chef Jacques Pepin to prepare some of the quickest, easiest fish dishes you've ever seen. Jacques' Slow-cooked Tuna Steaks with Tomato Relish takes only minutes to make. Mary Ann's Stuffed Fish with Nuts and Spinach is just as easy, but Jacques' Scallope Seviche is the hands-down winner.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Jul 3, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Tuscan Bread/Pane Toscano (#2602H) Duration: 26:30 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann travels north of Cortona, Italy to visit American cookbook author and food columnist Nancy Harmon Jenkins. Working in Nancy's cozy kitchen in her restored country farmhouse, Mary Ann and she create Pane Toscano (Tuscan Bread) then fry up some crunchy crostini, for three terrific toppings: Tomato/Basil/Garlic, Chicken Liver and Sage, and Tuna Fish and Caper treat. Buon appetito!

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 4, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Two Sweet Tarts/Due Torte Squisite (#2603H) Duration: 26:51 STEREO TVG

World-renowned pastry chef Nick Malgieri rolls up his sleeves nella cucina as he and Mary Ann exchange stories, tease each other, and have an entertaining time creating two masterpieces; Torta al Taglierini a pie-shaped, pastry noodle-topped chocolate cake and Torta Neri con le Noci (Chocolate Cake with Nuts) a classic Bolognese treat that's rich as Midas but light as a cloud.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 5, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Supper Emilia Style/La Cena Emiliana (#2604H) Duration: 27:17 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann visits good friend Lorenza Iori at her home in Reggio Emilia for Sunday dinner. But they have to make it first, including a hearty Risotto and Maiale al Latte (Pork in Milk). What to have for dessert is solved by a surprise visit from Cristiana Magnani who creates her signature Torta al Cioccolato, Chocolate Cake.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 6, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

White Wine, Red Wine/Vino Bianco, Vino Rosso (#2605H) Duration: 27:07 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann travels to the Robert Pepi Winery in Napa, California to visit vintner, Marco Di Giulio who shows her how they make San Giovese wine just like they do in Italy. Mary Ann goes nella cucina to a braised beef dish in red wine called Brasato, from Lombardy, and the other a delicate chicken stuffed with spinach and Fontina cheese, cooked - in what else? White wine, of course.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 7, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Cookie Favorites/Biscotti Favoriti (#2606H) Duration: 26:33 STEREO TVG

Peter Scognamillo is one great baker and he's just a kid! When Mary Ann invites him to stop by nella cucina to make cookies, Peter brings his recipe for Maddalena Raspberry Cookies; two buttery, crisp wafers filled with raspberry jam. Then it's Mary Ann's turn, and she shows Peter how to make Almond Crisps. Open up that cookie jar!

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Jul 10, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Heavenly Sweets/Dolci Celesti (#2607H) Duration: 25:49 STEREO TVG

Father Jonathan DeFelice is a college president who loves to cook. Mary Ann joins him in the St. Anselm College's monastery kitchen to prepare two childhood favorites. First it's Struffoli, deep-fried, honey-coated sweet dough balls, dusted with hundreds-of-thousands. Then Mary Ann prepares crispy, deep-fried, sugar dusted Cenci. Let us give thanks.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 11, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Eat Like A Neapolitan/Mangiare Come Un Napoletano (#2608H) Duration: 27:00 STEREO TVG

Chef, cookbook author and radio talk show personality Arthur Schwartz, leaves his New York City microphone to travel to Mary Ann's kitchen where they prepare a bountiful Neapolitan meal together starting with Zucchini "Pyramids", then a Cod Fish and Potato Casserole to warm your soul and a finally a dessert called Baba to soothe your sweet tooth.

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

The King of Cheese/Il Re Del Formaggio (#2609H) Duration: 26:43 STEREO TVG

The crowned king of cheese is featured when food educator Nancy Radke joins Mary Ann nella cucina to create a table filled with delicious antipasti featuring Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and Prosciutto di Parma ham, starting with Prosciutto di Parma Wrapped Fruit with Parmigiano Reggiano, Parmesan Cheese and Almond Wafers, and Spicy Fava Bean Spread.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 13, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Grandmother's Meatballs/Polpettine Della Nonna (#2610H) Duration: 26:31 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann's in a meatball mood and creates Polpette Toscane (Tuscan Meatballs) that calls for meat, mushrooms, parsley and - surprise - deep-frying. Then good friend, Lulu San Angelone, stops by to create Polpettine Della Nonna (Grandmother's meatballs) which are baked, not fried. See old familiar friends in a brand new way when two these two great cooks get together and get their hands on meatballs.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 14, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Fish Stew/Pesce In Umido (#2611H) Duration: 25:50 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann visits good friend and great cook, Maria Pia in the land of the leaning tower - Pisa, Italy. Once in her kitchen, red mullet are sent swimming into a spicy tomato sauce. Hooked on seafood, Mary Ann goes nella cucina to create Caccuccio alla Livornese a fish stew filled with so much swordfish, shrimp, scallops, monkish and squid, there's hardly room for the herb-filled, tomato sauce. Anchors - and appetites - away!

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Jul 17, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Amarena Cherry Roll/Rotolo Di Amarena (#2612H) Duration: 27:08 STEREO TVG

There are cakes and there are CAKES. Paul and Anna Ciramitaro of Caffe Sicilia in Gloucester, Massachusetts, prepare an eye-popping Cassata guaranteed to satisfy the sweetest of sweet teeth. But just in case it doesn't, Mary Ann creates a pistachio pudding-filled Amarena Cake just to be sure you'll shout "basta!" (enough!).

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 18, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Easy Meals for Guests/La Cena Facile Per Gli Ospiti (#2613H) Duration: 27:31 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann invites good friend, Dr. Kenneth Ciongoli nella cucina and together they prepare favorite foods they serve when having friends over for dinner. For Ken it's a hands down favorite; Bucatini all' Amatriciana. For Mary Ann, it's Quick Chicken Cacciatore. They agree on the perfect dessert, Mascarpone Cheesecake, to finish an impressive but simple meal for your favorite friends that is easy to prepare, a breeze to serve, and guaranteed to please.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 19, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Spring Vegetables/Le Verdure Di Primavera (#2614H) Duration: 27:06 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann visits Silvia and Anna Imperato, two dynamic sisters in Montevetrano, Italy. Silvia is a successful vintner while Anna is an equally accomplished chef. Mary Ann spends time with them both at their family estate, learning about Silvia's unique wine, then she helps Anna create a crunchy, Bruschetta topped with orange marmellatta and lardo, then a fresh Springtime Soup made from selvatica (wild greens,) and to top it off, a Torta filled with cocoa, ricotta, eggplant and lemon marmelata. Buonissima!

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 20, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Torrone! (#2615H) Duration: 27:02 STEREO TVG

It isn't a holiday unless you're eating Torrone, a nut-filled, nougat candy that's hell on earth when it's not made right, but heaven on earth when it is. Mary Ann travels to Scialo Brothers Bakery in Providence, Rhode Island to find out how head baker, Horacio Garcia, creates heavenly torrone that's fit for the gods - and us.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 21, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Almonds!/Mandorle! (#2616H) Duration: 26:40 STEREO TVG

Pastry baker and cookbook author, Jim Dodge, brings his talents -- and almonds -- nella cucina to create his famous Almond Lemon Torta with Strawberries. Then he helps Mary Ann create her Almond Paste Cheesecake topped with luscious apricots. Along the way, Jim shares many secret tips to successful baking, including how to cut a perfect slice every time.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Jul 24, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Omelet Party/Festa Di Frittata (#2617H) Duration: 26:50 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann returns to Azienda di Majo in Italy where vintner Alessio di Majo gives her quick tour of his farm's thousand acre field that's filled with tens of thousands of asparagus spears ready for harvest. They take what they need and go nella cucina del'Azienda to create three taste-tempting frittatas; Onion and Sweet Pepper, Asparagus, and Potato Frittata. Just as Alessio finishes, his father, Luigi arrives to prepare his famous Spaghetti Omelet Without Eggs.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Rice to the Occasion (#2618H) Duration: 27:09 STEREO TVG

Public television celebrity Chef Martin Yan joins Mary Ann nella cucina in a salute to rice. With knives chopping and veggies sizzling, Martin creates one of his signature dishes, Mint Flavored Rice with Chicken while Mary Ann turns down the flame for Milanese Risotto. Then together they create a Rice and Vegetable Pie. Two great chefs, three great rice recipes and you'll agree that Mary Yan Can Cook!

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 26, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Mixed Grill/Spiedo Misto (#2619H) Duration: 26:58 STEREO TVG

The medieval town of Gubbio, Italy is the site of Taverna del Lupo, the signature restaurant of master chef and hotel owner Rudolfo Mencarelli who prepares an elegant guinea hen dish with Mary Ann which inspires her to go nella cucina and add to the feast by creating a traditional Umbrian Spiedo Misto (Mixed Grill) of meat, poultry and pork perfect for the grill or right in the broiler.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 27, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Classic Pasta of Liguria/La Pasta Classica Di Ligure (#2620H) Duration: 27:13 STEREO TVG

Food writer and book author Laura Schenone brings a unique Ligurian recipe to Mary Ann's kitchen, where together they prepare delicate pasta wafers called Corzetti served in a delicate garlic and olive oil sauce. Mary Ann adds to the fun with Panzoti, an almond-stuffed little ravioli swimming in a butter sauce. Bravissima Laura e Marianna, e bravissima Liguria!

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

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: Mon, Jul 31, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me
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    • 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 […]

    • 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 […]

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

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