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KQED Life: Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Channel 54.3  •  XFINITY 189

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#603H] Dubrovnik and Balkan Side-Trips Nestled inside its mighty ramparts is Dubrovnik, the "Pearl of the Adriatic." From this remarkably preserved medieval fortress city, we venture into less-touristy corners of the former Yugoslavia. In Bosnia, we visit Mostar - war-torn in the 90s, but bursting with promise today. In Montenegro, we sail the fjord-like Bay of Kotor and explore its mysterious, mountainous interior. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1608H] The Road to Ruin St. Augustine, Florida is the oldest city in the United States. Burt tours the town, looks into the history of Henry Flagler who built a railroad that turned Florida into "The American Riviera." He also visits Flagler College and learns about their Coastal Environmental project. St. Augustine was the place where the Spanish Conquistador, Juan Ponce De Leon searched for the Fountain of Youth. Throughout the program, Burt continues that investigation, with considerable success. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Great British Baking Show [#404H] Batter Join nine bakers for the first-ever batter week. They prepare a British favorite that demands a uniform bake across the batch; a technical challenge that requires a perfect pastry, sweet filling and delicate icing; and a showstopping Spanish classic. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Kitchen Wisdom of Cecilia Chiang [#101H] A Legend Is Born Cecilia Chiang was born almost 100 years ago in a China that no longer exists. In this episode, viewers get an overview of her amazing story from Beijing to San Francisco. In 1960, she opened the acclaimed Mandarin restaurant, which revolutionized Chinese food in America. She mentored the likes of Julia Child, James Beard and Alice Waters (Alice calls Cecilia "the Julia Child of Chinese food in America") Now in her mid-90's, Cecilia is mentoring a new generation of Bay area chefs. Corey Lee, the Korean American chef and owner of Benu, a three-star Michelin restaurant, invites Cecilia into his kitchen where she gives him a lesson in making "jowza," or what we in America call "pot stickers." duration 27:47   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 am
    Lucky Chow [#207H] Asian Food, American Dreams Danielle gets back to her roots in an episode devoted to the distinctive, rustic cuisine of Taiwan. WIth Cathy Erway, author of "Foods of Taiwan," she hits a Chinatown market and then makes the island's most famous dish, beef noodle soup. At Taiwan Bear House, started by homesick young expats, she tries a New York take on the box lunches known as biandang. And in California's Orange County, she pays a twilight visit to America's closest counterpart to a classic Taiwanese night market. duration 27:38   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    I'll Have What Phil's Having [#105H] Barcelona Venture with Phil to enjoy a world-class breakfast of foie gras and eggs, a tapas crawl and even a vermouth bar. He's also in for a lesson on all things jamon, Spain's most prized culinary export. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 am
    Globe Trekker [#1612H] Hawaii Hawaii is the sacred kingdom of Polynesians and America's sunny 50th state. It is the quintessential destination for paradise-seeking honeymooners from all over the world. No other group of islands on earth fascinates the common traveler more than this lush archipelago of volcanic isles positioned beautifully in the Pacific. With this in mind, Globe Trekker Zoe D'Amato sets out on a grand adventure to explore four of Hawaii's mounds of beauty: The Big Island, Maui, Oahu and Kauai. duration 57:41   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    Travelscope [#409H] Fredericksburg, Texas It's time for barbecue, German beer tasting, fine wine sampling and guitar pickin' when Joseph explores Fredericksburg, Texas. Located midway between Austin and San Antonio in beautiful Texas Hill Country, Fredericksburg offers visitors hundreds of bed and breakfasts, scores of dining establishments, historic attractions, varied activities and a deep-rooted German heritage. From tracing its Germanic roots and climbing Enchanted Rock to sipping some local brews and getting down-home with some Texas Roots Music, Joseph enjoys a taste of Germany, a heap of nature and a whole lot of Texas. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 am
    Islands Without Cars with Kira Hesser [#102H] Croatia's Dalmatian Coast Over a thousand unique and beautiful islands dot Croatia's incomparable Dalmatian Coastline. And in our search for islands without cars, we explored the tiny island of Zlarin, known for its beautiful coral, and the even smaller island of Krapanj ... celebrated for its history of sponge harvesting. But we began our Croatian island journey in the car-free medieval walled old town section of Dubrovnik ... which was also an island until the canal that separated Dubrovnik from the mainland was filled in the 11th century and a limestone-paved pedestrian thoroughfare was built. "Croatia's Dalmatian Coast" reveals the history, humor and hospitality of this former Kingdom and current tourist destination. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#117] Striking Cobra and Headstand This dynamic version of Cobra strengthens arms and tones the back. Wai Lana also does some upside down poses, including Headstand. duration 27:35   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#121] The 130 programs are designed to air daily, Monday through Friday. The 15- minute segments are frequently coupled together to fill a 30- minute time slot at the option of local programmers. The first three shows demonstrate and explain three to four new postures or exercises per show. The last two shows serve as review so the viewer has a chance to make certain they followed and understood correctly. In addition, if the viewer missed a show, the Thursday and Friday review days bring them up-to-date. At the onset, the program is strictly teaching the "building blocks" of yoga exercise. As the series progresses, the work becomes more demanding. However, there is an effort to always have a fair balance of some basically simple postures mixed in so that everyone will have an opportunity to participate. duration 13:46  
  • 6:45 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#122] The 130 programs are designed to air daily, Monday through Friday. The 15- minute segments are frequently coupled together to fill a 30- minute time slot at the option of local programmers. The first three shows demonstrate and explain three to four new postures or exercises per show. The last two shows serve as review so the viewer has a chance to make certain they followed and understood correctly. In addition, if the viewer missed a show, the Thursday and Friday review days bring them up-to-date. At the onset, the program is strictly teaching the "building blocks" of yoga exercise. As the series progresses, the work becomes more demanding. However, there is an effort to always have a fair balance of some basically simple postures mixed in so that everyone will have an opportunity to participate. duration 13:46  
  • 7:00 am
    Power Yoga: Mind and Body [#210] duration 27:11   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1318] Variety, The Spice of Life Mary Ann combines a variety of exercises that improve function including a new exercise that uses the fingers and breath to control abdominal muscles. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#801Z] Stretch All 600 Muscles duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1612H] On The Road In America, Part 3 In the final episode, "Your Move," Burt introduces the concept of "migrations of convenience". Moving to the suburbs, industries and workers moving to the Sunbelt, tech industries and workers moving back into the gentrified consumer metropolises--each representing a different logic than the migrations of earlier periods. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#608H] Norway's West: Fjords, Mountains and Bergen For Scandinavia's most thrilling sightseeing, we sail under towering fjord cliffs, hike on powerful glaciers, and find surviving traditions in remote farm hamlets. Then we delve into the Hanseatic heritage and enjoy the salty hospitality of Norway's historic capitol, Bergen. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#111] Belgium For centuries, Belgium has been a sophisticated hub for gourmets and connoisseurs. In true Belgian style, we treat ourselves to superb chocolate and sample first-rate beer. We indulge our senses with folk music and Bruegel paintings, and investigate the people's passion for comic strips. Then we drive to breathtaking Bruges, a medieval city suspended in time. There, we cruise the canals, admire intricate handmade lace and pay homage to a Michelangelo masterpiece. Tips on hearty Belgian cuisine and lace making. duration 28:31   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope [#707H] Tokyo, Japan - Celebrating The Past and Present Like every other first time visitor, Tokyo's idiosyncratic pop culture, flashy neon-lights, garish billboards and hoards of people threaten to overwhelm Joseph's sensibilities, yet it doesn't take long for this episode to find its cultural center. Ancient temples, revered practices, natural beauty and graceful personal exchanges take the lead as this episode unfolds. On his Tokyo journey Joseph learns that while the glitz and glamor of modern Tokyo excites the senses, the heart and soul of the Japanese is found in their ancient customs and honored traditions. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Delicious TV's Totally Vegetarian [#112] Pizza Extravaganza! Say "goodbye" to unhealthy fast food pizza and "hello" to a new classic easily prepared at home at a fraction of the price. In this episode Toni takes viewers on a Pizza Extravaganza including: Potato Sage Pizza, Pizza Margherita, and Pan-Fried Pizza. duration 26:30   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#425H] Lobster Fun Chef Keller's lobster-cooking lesson includes proven cooking techniques for getting moist, succulent lobster and recipes for savory accompaniments that guarantee exquisite results.
    Recipes: Roasted Lobster with Lemon-Caper Butter and Herb Salad; Maple Syrup and Fromage Blanc Ice Cream.
    duration 27:51   TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Baking with Julia [#309] Mary Bergin 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. duration 24:48   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2607H] Heavenly Sweets/Dolci Celesti 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. duration 25:49   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#305H] Asian Flavors with Dale Talde Top Chef contestant and Asian-American restaurateur Dale Talde shows Sara his secret sources in Chinatown for pulled noodles and other ingredients, then they come back to Sara's home kitchen to cook up Pad Thai with Oysters and Bacon and his signature dish, Angry Chicken, spiced like kim chee and marinated in yogurt with lots of potatoes to soak up the sauce. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac [#502H] Arts & Crafts Rocking Chair Tommy MacDonald hits the road and heads out to the Windy City of Chicago. For inspiration, he visits the Art Institute of Chicago to appreciate some classic woodwork and get inspired for his next project, an Arts and Crafts Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired rocking chair. Back home, friend and furniture maker Tom McLaughlin joins Tommy in the shop to create this stylistic rocking chair. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    American Woodshop [#2205H] Broken Arch Wall Cabinets Elegant furniture for the wall! Custom glass transom! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Gary Spetz's Painting Wild Places! with Watercolors [#109] Learn to Paint Winter's Light, Part 3 In a step-by-step demonstration, Gary concludes the "warm snow scene" watercolor painting from the previous two episodes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Gary Spetz's Painting Wild Places! with Watercolors [#110] Learn to Paint Cabbage Key, Part 1 A lazy, serene scene with a sailboat at anchor and Florida's self- proclaimed "Cheeseburger In Paradise" location-Cabbage Key-in the background. In a step-by-step demonstration, Gary takes the viewer half way through the painting process: from a drawing on watercolor paper through the creation of the painting's base foundation of colors and values. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#1416H] Susan Regis Chefs Andrew Taylor and Mike Wiley head south to Boston from Portland, Maine and their restaurants Eventide Oyster Company, Hugo's, and The Honey Paw-their latest venture. They will, of course, start off with oysters with kimchee ice, followed by their Eventide classic brown butter lobster roll. Ming follows that up with some beer battered Island Creek Oysters and shallots with Chinese vinegar mignonette aioli. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless [#1004H] Under The Influence (Of Tacos) If there's a face of Mexico City's restaurant scene, it might be Jorge Vallejo's. (Of course, it may also be Enrique Olvera's, or Gabrielle Camara's ... who's counting?). Vallejo's cooking, found at his intimate restaurant Quintonil, has long been an inspiration for Rick and Deann. But what inspires Jorge? What propels him to put together dishes such as his stunning mole with beef tongue? In one word: Tacos. So in this episode, Rick follows Jorge on a taco tour, from the simple vegetable preparations at Tacos Gus to the super-rich and satisfying suadero-style tacos at Taqueria Los Cocuyos. Back in Chicago, Rick makes his own amazing tacos at home, complete with homemade tortillas. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Martha Bakes [#707H] Gulf Along the Gulf Coast, tremendous pride is taken in serving guests, from the most elegant hors d'oeuvres to the tallest of layer cakes. In this lesson, Martha shares her invaluable techniques for preparing three spectacular desserts: an irresistible Southern caramel cake, Mississippi mud tart with an easy press-in crust, and a Lane cake that's sure to take center stage at any celebration. Plus, cheese straws, a quintessential Southern party snack. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#401H] Layering Italian Flavors "Alla Parmigiana" is a technique applied in many southern Italian dishes that is all about layering simple bold flavors. In today's episode, Lidia shows the viewers her chicken parmigiana light: a version of chicken parmigiana, a breaded chicken thigh layered with tomato and mozzarella and nestled in a bed of tomato sauce; steamed broccoli and egg salad: a simple steamed broccoli dish dressed with red wine vinegar and hard boiled eggs; and limoncello tiramisu: a real "pick me up" made with lady fingers, mascarpone and limoncello zabaglione. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs [#136] Mark Militello Chef/owner of Mark's Place in North Miami, Mark Militello creates Grilled Pork Tenderloin With Jamaican Spices. Militello demonstrates how to toast the spices; this practice, typical to Indian cooking, allows for more flavor to be released. As a side dish, Militello prepares rice with pumpkin. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Essential Pepin [#116H] Shell-Ebration Crab Cakes With Avocado Sauce; Oysters Madison; Mussels Poulette; Mussels Gratinee; Clam Fritters. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#102H] Pizza with Pizazz Joanne welcomes her student Geoffto class with a quick and easy salmon and pickled onion pizza. Then together they explore the idea of contrasts of flavor, texture, and color, making lemon turkey cutlets and an arugula and orange salad. Recipes: Lavash Pizza with Herb Salad, Arugula and Orange Salad, and Lemon Turkey Cutlets. Student: Geoff Rubendall, Civil Engineer. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1605H] Spanish Chicken and Israeli Couscous Test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals the secrets to making the best Spanish braised chicken with sherry and saffron. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop chal-enges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of Israeli couscous. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make simple Israeli couscous at home. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Big Pacific [#103H] Voracious (see description in part 1) duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Great Yellowstone Thaw [#102H] Our cameras continue to follow the wildlife dramas in Yellowstone, and Spring brings many new challenges. While the brutal cold temperatures and deep snow of winter have gone, the weather is still erratic and there's the impending danger of the Thaw. When temperatures are high enough to melt the snowpack, millions of tonnes of water will cascade down the mountain, bulldozing everything in its path. Wildlife cameraman Jeff Hogan discovers a nest of Great Gray owls. There are three chicks, but one is a runt, significantly smaller than its siblings and at risk of starvation. And when the worst storms for years hit the Beartooth Mountains, Jeff wonders whether it can hang on. Down on the Snake River the family of beavers is busy making the most of the Spring vegetation. Infra red cameras give Jeff and host Kirk Johnson a secret view of life inside the lodge, as the beavers squabble over food. Kirk also dons a dry suit to head underwater to admire the engineering skills of these rodents. Massive boulders and branches are there to strengthen their dams, but will they be enough to withstand the Thaw. When the torrent of water begins to hit, Kirk joins a hydrologist to help measure the water flow in the rivers and work out how this year's weather has affected the Thaw. And bear expert Casey Anderson follows a mother grizzly and her cubs - and explains that the biggest dangers come not from other predators, but surprisingly from their own kind. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    9 Months That Made You [#102H] One of a Kind Learn how you became the unique individual you are. No two people-even "identical" twins-are identical. Through riveting examples, explore how you reached your height, how your face was formed, why you're likely right-handed, even your sexuality. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-D
  • 10:00 pm
    Global Spirit [#209] Sacred Ecology This program explores the natural world as an access point to the sacred. With global warming on the rise and the number of animal species now declining at alarming rates, this program asks if we humans are trapped in a never-ending destructive cycle fed by our ever-increasing desires. Or do our most serious environmental problems stem in part from our very concept, or understanding of "self"? Eco-philosopher and Buddhist teacher Joanna Macy meets global ecologist, anthropologist and filmmaker Michael Tobias to explore some of the most basic existential questions: How do we see "ourselves" amongst the wider family of earth's inhabitants? Are our human notions of 'ecology" or of "the sacred" blind to nature's fundamental laws and truths? duration 57:05   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 pm
    Mineral Explorers [#206H] Portugal The Panasqueira mine has created an appetite for Apatites. These rare green, purple, or blue crystals are becoming more and more popular with mineral collectors around the globe. Come along as we are the first to film a behind-the-scenes look at one of the most mineral-diverse mines. Later, we stop at Porto; which uses mineral rich schist to plant and nurture a delicious export all its own. We meet a mineral dealer selling specimens out of an old restaurant right next to the "Mouth of Hell." duration 27:29   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 pm
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#111] Belgium For centuries, Belgium has been a sophisticated hub for gourmets and connoisseurs. In true Belgian style, we treat ourselves to superb chocolate and sample first-rate beer. We indulge our senses with folk music and Bruegel paintings, and investigate the people's passion for comic strips. Then we drive to breathtaking Bruges, a medieval city suspended in time. There, we cruise the canals, admire intricate handmade lace and pay homage to a Michelangelo masterpiece. Tips on hearty Belgian cuisine and lace making. duration 28:31   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#604H] The Best of Slovenia Little Slovenia is the least visited and most underrated of Europe's alpine countries. From its prosperous capital of Ljubljana, we enjoy the mountain resort of Lake Bled, venture into the Julian Alps for natural thrills mixed with World War I history, go spelunking in a gigantic cave, and swim with Slavs in a charming Adriatic port. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1609H] Visiting A Great Museum Can Reduce Stress For over 20 years, researchers have been studying the effects of drawing, painting and viewing works of art on brain functions. The results have been astounding. These activities can help prevent memory loss, increase mental fitness, stimulate your brain to grow new neurons, and increase the production of dopamine that improves your sense of wellbeing and the ability to focus your attention. In this program, Burt tours some of the world's great museums, talks to leading artists and medical researchers in order to understand the phenomenon. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
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