Complete Pepin, The Previous Broadcasts

Pot, Pans & The Perfect Egg (Episode #103)

KQED Life: Mon, Jun 28, 2010 -- 5:30 PM

Jacques gives advice on selecting cooking equipment and demonstrates time-tested techniques for making perfect eggs a variety of ways: selecting pots and pans; sauteing; breaking and separating eggs; poaching and hard cooking eggs; making mayonnaise; making a country-style omelet; and making a classic French-style omelet.

Vegetables & More (Episode #102)

KQED Life: Mon, Jun 21, 2010 -- 5:30 PM

Jacques demonstrates techniques for preparing and presenting vegetables and more: slicing bread; preparing melba toasts; preparing croutons; preparing and cooking asparagus; trimming, cooking and presenting artichokes; and peeling and preparing tomatoes.

Basic Knife Skills (Episode #101)

KQED Life: Mon, Jun 14, 2010 -- 5:30 PM

Jacques goes back to the basics with fundamental knifework and chopping techniques: selecting and sharpening knives; holding and positioning a knife; chopping parsley; chopping basil; peeling and chopping onions; chopping and crushing garlic; cleaning lettuce; and cleaning and trimming leeks.

Puff Pastry & Pate A Choux (Episode #112)

KQED Life: Mon, Jun 7, 2010 -- 5:30 PM

Jacques puts his master touch to classic desserts with these creative techniques: making puff pastry; rolling, cutting and creating shapes from puff pastry; using pate a choux; and preparing a Paris-Brest cake.

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