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KQED Life: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Channel 54.3  •  XFINITY 189

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#506H] Vienna and the Danube For centuries, Vienna was the crown jewel of the rich and powerful Habsburg Empire. A century after that empire's fall, the Viennese appreciates their imperial legacy as a cultural wellspring and an excuse to live in style. We'll take in the city's wealth of elegant gardens, great art and fine music. Then we'll explore the city's surroundings, with a trip along the romantic Danube River and a hike up to the breathtakingly Baroque Melk Abbey. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1607H] Tea for Two Tea is the second most widely consumed beverage in the world. Water is the first. Accordingly, tea has had a powerful impact on what we eat and drink, but it has also had an amazing influence on our music, art and literature. In this program Burt travels around the world talking to experts and looking at how tea has shown up in music (Tea for Two) in literature (Alice in Wonderland) and art (Norman Rockwell's Housewife At Tea Break). duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    The Great British Baking Show [#109H] Patisserie It's semi-finals time and the tension is palpable as the bakers take on patisseries. First, they're challenged with Signature baklava. Next is a most demanding Technical task - making the tricky German schichttorte, cooked in stages under a grill to create 20 layers. The Showstopper raises the bar even higher: the final four work non-stop to create two elegant entremets. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen [#109H] The Tomato Whisperer Chef Stellino explores the complexities and intricacies of Italy's most treasured fruit the tomato. He offers the blueberry as the fruit of choice for dessert. Dishes include: tomato salad (cherry tomatoes with mozzarella and onions) / tonno alla puttanesca (tuna steaks with a special tomato sauce) / blueberry crumble. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 am
    Mind of A Chef, The [#410H] Legacy Learn how David inspired past Manresa chefs Jeremy Fox and James Syhabout and how they've shaped dishes on Manresa's menu. He recreates one of the dishes that informed all of his cooking today and looks toward the future with Manresa Bread. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Chef's Life [#502H] Shake, Rattle, and Pole (Beans) Vivian struggles to scrounge up enough green beans to add to the menu at Chef & the Farmer, where a new chef is firmly in place. Mrs. Tessie Mae gives her a golf cart tour of her garden, an intro to pickled pork and a lesson in snapping pole beans. duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 3:30 am
    Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Television [#104H] Tahini Rules! Meatballs get a makeover as Milk Street Cook Rayna Jhaveri shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Turkish meatballs with lime-yogurt sauce. The recipe borrows a French concept: panade, a bread-based paste that helps keep the meat moist. Chris follows up by explaining the chemistry of the crumbs. Next, Milk Street Cook Catherine Smart shows Chris how to make Israeli hummus, while Rayna demonstrates a dressing that can perk up any vegetable: sweet-and-sour mint dressing. Rounding out the show, Milk Street Cook Erika Bruce show how versatile tahini, the sesame paste that is key to savory dishes like hummus, shines equally bright in their ultimate tahini swirl brownies. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 am
    Globe Trekker [#1626H] North East England Globe trekker Megan McCormick visits The Eternal City, taking in the sites including the Colosseum and the Forum, and exploring the architectural legacies of famous Emperors such as Augustus, Nero and Trajan, who erected triumphal arches and obelisks to decorate the city and celebrate their military victories. McCormick also takes a day trip outside the crumbling city walls to visit Roman villas and aqueducts along the ancient Roman road, The Appian Way. duration 57:22   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope [#705H] Zermatt, Switzerland - Under the Shadow of the Matterhorn Joseph heads to Zermatt to capture Switzerland's natural majesty at the foot of the country's most iconic mountain - the Matterhorn. With the glorious monolith ever in view, he hikes, climbs, rides and skis along an alpine landscape that takes the breath away and captures the imagination. His travels allow him to join in the yearly Folk Festival which features a parade through car-free Zermatt with 50 different folklore groups, as well as performances by more than 1,200 dancers, yodelers and musicians. During his stay he discovers that the Matterhorn's towering presence is only equaled by the heights Zermatters go to to make sure your visit is a memorable one. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#502] Oahu and Kauai Sunning, swimming, surfing and boating at Waikiki Beach are just the start in Honolulu. Rudy explores Hawaii's Polynesian roots at the venerable Bishop Museum, remembers WWII history at Pearl Harbor, and pays homage to King Kamehameha. From Oahu we head north to Kauai, "The Garden Island" whose sheer beauty screams "tropical paradise." Rudy hikes the Waimea Canyon and kayaks past traditional Hawaiian villages. The Allerton Gardens show off rare tropical plants, and restored homes of planters recall days when sugar was king. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#712] Lengthen Your Legs Tight legs are often the cause of back troubles. Keep both quads and hamstrings supple with an easy version of splits and a fun thigh stretch. duration 27:35   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#11] 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 [#12] 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 [#220] duration 26:54   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1403] Sensory Awareness and Breathing Mary Ann uses fun music to demonstrate breathing techniques and sensory awareness duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: By Essentrics [#1127H] Bone Strength Workout In this episode of Classical Stretch, Miranda Esmonde-White will show you how to increase your bone strength so that you remain fully mobile, strong and pain-free. Filmed in a beautiful chapel walkway in Riviera Maya, this all-standing workout consists of easy-to-follow exercise sequences that will keep you young and healthy. 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 [#511H] Denmark: Beyond Copenhagen Using Copenhagen as a spring board, we'll visit the very best of Denmark. Aarhus welcomes us with its ruddy affluence, charming open air museum and eerily well-preserved ancient bog man. Roskilde impresses visitors with its royal burial church and the best Viking ship museum anywhere. And the delightfully quaint Isle of Aero beckons a bike ride among thatched cottages, "snooping mirrors", and cobbled alleyways that reminds us of the world of Hans Christian Andersen. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#208] Vienna and the Danube Hapsburg palaces, coffee houses, Strauss waltzes...all are symbolic of Vienna. Visiting elegant Schoenbrunn Palace, riding in carriages, sampling luscious apple strudel and listening to Mozart concerts, we see that Austria's capital still lives its elegant, proud past. We get a behind-the-scenes peek at how exquisite china is made at Augarten, Europe's second oldest porcelain manufacturer. For a change from urban to countryside, we cruise down the Danube past vineyards and castles, stop at the dazzling Melk Abbey, and sample " new" wines-unique young varieties special to this part of the world. Tip: Where to experience Vienna's hot new art scene. duration 26:47   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Travelscope [#313H] Madhya Pradesh, India - India's Rural Heart Joseph continues his passage through the heart of India with an expedition to Bandhavgarh National Park's tiger reserve. He then visits the princely town of Maheshwar where he celebrates sunrise and witnesses morning rituals along the holy Narmada River. In the city of Indore he joins the crowds for the Diwali Festival - a celebration of good over evil and the glory of light. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Delicious TV's Totally Vegetarian [#403] Bloodroot Toni goes on the road to the fabulous Bloodroot Restaurant where she teams up with founders Selma and Noel to make an unbelievably sweet and nutritious vegan Blueberry Pie and a satisfying and savory Red Bean and Potato Enchilada. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#508H] Entertaining for a Crowd Chef Keller is making pork rillette, a delicious pate or meat spread found in nearly every French home. The second recipe is a unique lasagna made with tender, succulent short rib meat. For dessert, he is showing a way to make meringue in minutes. Pork Rillette, Braised Short Rib Lasagna, & Floating Island Meringues with Creme Anglaise. duration 27:14   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Baking with Julia [#213] Norman Love Norman Love, executive pastry chef at the Ritz-Carlton in Naples, Florida shows chef Julia Child how to make savory puffs and eclairs. The dough is flavored with cucumber and red onion juice, and is one of the only pastries that is cooked twice: once in a saucepan, and again in the oven. The puffs are filled with a salmon mousse, while the eclairs are split and filled with a mascarpone cheese and vegetable medley. duration 24:54   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2504] Aristocratic Pasta - Pasta Aristocratica 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. duration 27:03   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#410H] Leftover Show Embrace your leftovers with Sara's quick and clever recipes using last night's meal in an entirely new way. You'll love Tomato, Chicken and Tortilla Soup, and any kind of cooked pasta can star again in Sara's Brie, Bacon and Spaghetti Frittata. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac [#604H] Child's Chair with Steve Brown Tommy is joined by Rough Cut regular and Master Furniture Maker Steve Brown from the North Bennet Street School. Steve and Tommy pick a project that encourages the home woodworker to keep it simple with a Child's Chair,concentrating on its rustic splayed legs. A great project for beginners, it's made of a beautiful white oak, with inspiration coming from a traditional bretstuhl of Germany. duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    American Woodshop [#2307H] Bent Wood Stands Wooden strips are laminated to form the ultimate clothing organizer. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Gary Spetz's Painting Wild Places! with Watercolors [#113] Learn to Paint Split Rock Lighthouse, Part 2 In a step-by-step demonstration, Gary concludes the "lighthouse on a cliff" watercolor painting from the previous episode. duration 27:16   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Gary Spetz's Watercolor Quest [#101] Glacier National Park - West Gary explores, photographs and paints the west side of Montana's majestic Glacier National Park-explaining, along the way, what he looks for, in composing a scene and how he approaches various paintings. duration 27:15   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#1413H] Orjan Johannessen Ming continues cooking through Norway, meeting up with chef Orjan Johannessen for a feast of Norwegian proportions! Joined by Orjan's parents, the two chefs create two distinctive Fjord Trout meals, while the Johannessen's create a pickled herring and caramel pudding. Each dish highlights the tastes and traditions of this Scandinavian nation. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless [#1008H] How to Feed A City Chef Edgar Nunez wants to change the world. Like Rick, Edgar believes everyone should have access to fresh, local food; he believes Mexican chefs should embrace their own cuisine; and he believes in mentoring the younger generation. Rick and Edgar strategize over a meal of duck carnitas with mole negro at Sud 777, Edgar's strikingly beautiful fine dining Mexico City restaurant. Then they take it to the streets where Edgar's mission continues via food trucks that serve fresh, affordable tacos, tostadas and caldos to all manner of customers. At home, Rick shares his tips and recipes for a stress-free tostada party - including great guacamole - sure to change your world. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Martha Bakes [#604H] Sponge Cake Learn how Martha's favorite sponge cake recipe can be adapted to create a spectacular raspberry whipped cream jellyroll, an unforgettable multi-tiered caramel buttercream cake and delicate ladyfingers for a mouth-watering tiramisu ice cream cake. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#416H] Sweet and Savory It's all about the balance today as Lidia pairs some unexpected ingredients that result in the best of flavors. She starts the meal with her prosciutto and fig bruschetta: grilled bread topped with a salty sweet combination of prosciutto and fig jam; spaghetti with fennel and bitter greens: spaghetti tossed with fennel, escarole and a splash of balsamic; chocolate anise biscotti: the "twice cooked" Italian cookie made with chocolate and anise. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs [#104] Jimmy Sneed Chef Jimmy Sneed cooks soft-shell crabs with fresh pasta and cole slaw. He demonstrates how anyone can make fresh pasta at home, and how to clean a soft-shell crab before cooking it. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Essential Pepin [#120H] Souper Soups for Supper Tomato Chowder With Mollet Eggs; Black Bean Soup With Bananas; Garlic Soup; Onion Soup Lyonnaise-Style; Consomme. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#206H] Crowd Pleasers Joanne creates a meal fit for guests, starting with a Crostini with Sheep's Milk Ricotta, Asparagus and Mint that looks as great as it tastes. She teaches her student, Jack, the key to making light and flavorful meatballs perfect for Rigatoni in a Smoky Tomato Sauce, and they toast the meal with a grown up Big Girl Lime Milk Shake. Recipes: Crostini with Sheep's Milk Ricotta, Asparagus and Mint, Rigatoni with Ricotta Meatballs in a Smoky Tomato Sauce, Big Girl Lime Milk Shake. Student: Jack Cohen. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1620H] Braised to Perfection Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate braised halibut with leeks and mustard at home. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of smoked salmon. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best warming trays. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making perfect slow-cooked whole carrots. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Nature [#3313H] Animal Reunions Feel the emotion as keepers and carers reunite with the wild animals that were once in their care to learn whether the close interspecies bonds that developed over many years in refuges and orphanages have stood the test of time. duration 55:46   SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 pm
    Nova [#4415H] Secrets of the Forbidden City For nearly 500 years, Beijing's complex of palaces and temples was the power center of imperial China. Explore this ancient architectural masterpiece, long hidden from western eyes, as experts use ancient craft secrets to restore its fading grandeur. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    My Voice: One Man's Journey to Overcome The Silence of Autism A young autistic man fights to help others who, like him, were born without the ability to communicate. Watch the inspiring true story of Matt Hayes as he navigates life and finds his place in the world as a defender of human rights for non-communicative autistic people duration 56:48   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    Gorongosa Park - Rebirth of Paradise [#103H] New Blood/Hidden Worlds Poole and the lion team find one of the cubs with a grave wound and race to save her. A massive relocation mission is launched to bring back zebra and eland - Africa's largest antelope. Discover a hero who kept Gorongosa alive after the war. duration 55:30   SRND51 TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope [#706H] Montreal, Quebec, Canada - Bonjour, Montreal "Bonjour" means good day in French and it is always a good day in the French speaking Canadian province of Quebec, especially in the lively cosmopolitan city of Montreal. By taking to Montreal's streets, neighborhoods, natural places and waterways, Joseph discovers that joie du vivre is not just a French phrase; it's a way of life in Montreal. And summer is the time for celebrating. From music and dance to fireworks and circus acts, festivals abound! In addition, to the official celebrations every one of the scores of cultural neighborhoods throws a party! Extraordinary markets, majestic cathedrals, trendy cafes, the Latin quarter, a 70's era drum circle, activities on the St. Lawrence and warm fun-loving people all add up to a joyful time in Montreal. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 pm
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#503] San Francisco The port city of San Francisco revels in art, diversity and food. Chinatown is a feast for the senses, and the city's new Asian Art Museum a must-see. We get savvy on sourdough and tour notorious Alcatraz Island. A stroll through the Haight neighborhood harkens back to the "Summer of Love", and the Italian cafes of North Beach serve up a dollop of hospitality with their espresso. Crossing the Golden Gate, Rudy heads to Napa Valley wine country for a relaxing mud bath and some off-beat garden art. Tips on vegetarian food and wine-tasting. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#507H] The Czech Republic Off The Beaten Path Few travelers venture beyond Prague to experience the Czech Republic's many cultural riches and offbeat delights. We'll get you started with a whirlwind of Art Nouveau, local pub music, stinky cheese-tasting, river-rafting, and peat-bathing in places like Olomouc, Moravsky Krumlov, Telc, Trebon and Konopiste. We'll also tour a remarkable memorial to the holocaust in Terezin, and the charming castle town of Cesky Krumlov. 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
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