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Pati's Mexican Table Previous Broadcasts

Mocorito, The Land of Chilorio (Episode #809H)

KQED 9: Sun, Jan 26, 2020 -- 10:00 AM

Founded in 1594, Mocorito is a quiet, colorful colonial town known for one of Sinaloa's most beloved recipes: a slow-simmered pork dish called chilorio. Pati visits the home of Victoria Gonzalez, a cook known for having one of the best chilorio recipes in town. Then Pati goes with Victoria to visit her sister, Fabiola, who just happens to live right down the street and specialize in another Sinaloan classic, jamoncillo - a soft, sweet candy that is made only of sugar and milk. Back in her kitchen, Pati perfects her own version of chilorio and dresses up a classic local cookie with sugar crystals and dulce de leche.

One Day In Oaxaca (Episode #601H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Jan 25, 2020 -- 4:00 PM

Pati shows viewers how to get the most out of one day in the city of Oaxaca. In 24 hours, she takes in the top sights, meets up with a local guide, goes to the market for lunch, and gives viewers a taste of the vibrant restaurant scene in one of the top culinary destinations in all of Mexico. In her kitchen, she recreates some of the things she had at the market and gives them some new uses. Tasajo torta with smokey guacamole; Nopalitos salad with pickled chipotle; Natilla with fresh berries.

Los Mochis, Street Taco Favorites (Episode #804H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 23, 2020 -- 1:30 PM

Pati heads to Los Mochis, a coastal city in the northern region of Sinaloa that was founded by Americans in the late 1800s. After learning its unique history and getting an incredibly delicious tour of the street food, Pati returns to her kitchen to create two mouth-watering taco recipes that take her right back to those street stands in Los Mochis.

El Chepe, Railway to the Past (Episode #808H)

KQED 9: Sun, Jan 19, 2020 -- 10:00 AM

Originally conceived as a trade route linking cattle markets in Kansas City to the nearest Pacific Ocean port in Mexico, which is Topolobampo. Today the El Chepe railway is a historic passenger train that connects the city of Los Mochis to Chihuahua with stunning views of the Sinaloa countryside and the Copper Canyon. In this episode, Pati will ride the first section of the train's journey - from Los Mochis to El Fuerte. She will tour the train's kitchen and sit down with chef Daniel De Los Santos to taste the gourmet offerings from the train's restaurant, Urike. Later, Pati will have a drink with her friend Rosalva Analy in the train's stunning terrace. Back home, inspired by the early morning train ride through countryside of Sinaloa, Pati cooks up a delicious breakfast based on Sinaloan classics.

Jose Andres Takes Over (Episode #513H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Jan 18, 2020 -- 4:00 PM

Pati invites her good friend and celebrity chef, Jose Andres over to cook with her in her kitchen. They'll join forces in her kitchen to cook a series of Spanish-influenced recipes that would be a hit on any family dinner table.

South By South of the Border with Vivian Howard (Episode #803H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 16, 2020 -- 1:30 PM

Pati welcomes dear friend and fellow public television chef and host Vivian Howard to her kitchen. In this south of the border meets southern food experience, Pati and Vivian will cook a couple of their classic recipes for each other, looking for connections in cultures and food.

How Do You Say Tucson? (Episode #813H)

KQED 9: Tue, Jan 14, 2020 -- 7:00 PM

In this special episode, Pati travels north of the border to Tucson, Arizona, a city that claims to have the best 23 miles of Mexican food anywhere in the world. She visits restaurants and meets local chefs, trying to get a deeper understanding of what Mexican food in America truly is. What happens to recipes when they travel across the border? How do different cultures connect and shape the food we eat? And what is this Sonoran hot dog everyone is raving about?

Jinetes, Adventure in the Mountains (Episode #807H)

KQED 9: Sun, Jan 12, 2020 -- 10:00 AM

Pati travels into the mountains of Sinaloa to the tiny village of Jinetes - a place that appears to be stuck in time. The small population of barely 100 people live on whatever the land gives them. Miles and miles removed from civilization, they've managed to preserve their customs and recipes for generations. Pati is the first visitor to come learn from their culinary traditions and they've prepared a feast fit for the occasion.

Alan Goes to College (Episode #512H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Jan 11, 2020 -- 4:00 PM

Pati's oldest son, Alan is graduating from high school soon and heading off to college. Pati wants to make sure he goes to school with some basic cooking techniques and knowledge since he will not be able to rely on mom's cooking anymore. In this episode, she makes a few simple, inexpensive recipes that any college kid can do and she gives a series of simple cooking tips.

Altata, Hidden Gem by the Sea of Cortez (Episode #802H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 9, 2020 -- 1:30 PM

Altata is a small town on the coast of Sinaloa, about 45 miles west of Culiacan with stretches of beautiful beaches and delicious seafood at your fingertips. Pati visits with locals and chefs as this town embarks on a journey to reinvent itself from sleepy fishing village to first class tourist destination. Pati takes a boat ride to sample fresh oysters straight from the water. Then back on the mainland, she stops in restaurants serving up fresh fish, oysters and shrimp. In her kitchen, Pati prepares a seafood feast based on the beautiful waters of the Altata Bay

Home Cooking Sinaloa Style (Episode #812H)

KQED 9: Tue, Jan 7, 2020 -- 7:00 PM

In this episode, Pati visits home cooks and iconic restaurants all over Sinaloa, sampling some of the state's most iconic dishes. Delicious destinations include fish chicharron with a master fish butcher in Maviri, to a rustic pan de mujer with a family of bread makers in Altata, to one of the most famous restaurants in Mazatlan, Cuchupetas, beloved by celebrities, politicians, and locals for delicious seafood and a one of a kind experience.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jan 8, 2020 -- 1:00 AM

El Fuerte, Magic Town (Episode #806H)

KQED 9: Sun, Jan 5, 2020 -- 10:00 AM

Pati travels to the northern part of Sinaloa and the town of El Fuerte, one of Mexico's "Pueblos Magicos" or magic towns. El Fuerte was founded in 1563 right at a bend in the Fuerte River. Now a quiet colonial town, for over 300 years it was the most important commercial and agricultural center in northwest Mexico. After a walking tour and a stop at the Hotel Posada Hidalgo to try their famous cauques, a local type of langoustine, Pati creates a few lobster recipes in her kitchen inspired by the experience.

Turkey Day (Episode #511H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Jan 4, 2020 -- 4:00 PM

Pati and her family celebrate Thanksgiving in the Jinich house. Pati cooks for and hosts the Jinich family traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all of the essentials - turkey, stuffing, veggies, the works - all with a Mexican twist, of course.

A Local's Tour of Culiacan (Episode #801H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 2, 2020 -- 1:30 PM

Pati visits Culiacan, the capital of the state of Sinaloa. Founded in 1531, Culiacan is the center of trade for produce, meat, and fish and the locals pride themselves on the produce cultivated from the land and nearby sea. Pati's guide is celebrated chef and culinary ambassador Miguel Taniyama. Miguel gives Pati a local's tour of the best markets, street food stands, and restaurants, meeting friends and family along the way. In her kitchen, Pati creates recipes inspired by the experience.

A Day In Sinaloa's Countryside (Episode #811H)

KQED 9: Wed, Jan 1, 2020 -- 1:00 AM

Known as "Mexico's Bread Basket," Sinaloa produces about 40 percent of the meat and produce consumed in all of Mexico. In this episode Pati travels the countryside - to farms and fisheries to get an up-close look at the wealth of resources Sinaloa has to offer. She visits a dairy farm known for its fresh cheese, tours a high-tech produce farm, and gets a fresh-water fishing lesson from a master fisherman. In her kitchen, Pati cooks recipes inspired by the farm-fresh bounty of Sinaloa.

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