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Hearty Mediterranean at Home (Episode #2008H)

KQED 9: Mon, Feb 24, 2020 -- 7:00 PM

Test cook Erin McMurrer shows host Bridget Lancaster how to make perfect Pita Bread. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Julia Collin Davison to a tasting of international yogurts. Science expert Dan Souza explains the science behind proofing dough. Finally, test cook Keith Dresser makes Julia a showstopping Shakshuka.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 27, 2020 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 25, 2020 -- 1:00 AM

The Very Best Paris-Brest (Episode #2007H)

KQED 9: Mon, Feb 17, 2020 -- 7:00 PM

In this episode, hosts Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison reveal the secrets to making the classic Parisian dessert Paris-Brest. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews burr grinders and Bridget.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 20, 2020 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 18, 2020 -- 1:00 AM

Chicken and Biscuits (Episode #2006H)

KQED 9: Mon, Feb 10, 2020 -- 7:00 PM

Test cook Lan Lam and host Bridget Lancaster unlock the secrets to foolproof Braised Chicken with Mustard and Herbs. Then, equipment manager Adam Ried shares his top picks for pastry and silicone brushes. Finally, test cook Dan Souza shows host Julia Collin Davison a recipe for Easiest-Ever Biscuits.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 13, 2020 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 11, 2020 -- 1:00 AM

Two Classic Pastas (Episode #2005H)

KQED 9: Mon, Feb 3, 2020 -- 7:00 PM

Test cook Keith Dresser makes host Bridget Lancaster the ultimate Pork, Fennel and Lemon Ragu with Pappardelle. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Julia Collin Davison to a tasting of fontina cheese. Finally, test cook Becky Hays shows Julia how to make the best Pasta with Eggplant and Tomatoes (Pasta alla Norma).

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 8, 2020 -- 5:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 6, 2020 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 4, 2020 -- 1:00 AM

Sous Vide for Everybody (Episode #1908H)

KQED 9: Sun, Feb 2, 2020 -- 12:00 PM

Test cook Dan Souza makes Bridget Sous Vide Seared Steaks. Equipment expert Adam Ried then reviews his top pick for sous vide machines, and test cook Elle Simone makes a show stopping sous vide staple: Soft-Poached Eggs.

Spiced and Sweet (Episode #2004H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 1, 2020 -- 5:30 PM

Test cook Dan Souza makes host Julia Collin Davison the ultimate Linzertorte. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried shares his recommendation for tube pans. Finally, test cook Erin McMurrer makes host Bridget Lancaster a classic recipe for Belgian Spice Cookies (Speculoos).

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, Feb 2, 2020 -- 7:00 AM

Pork Two Ways (Episode #1924H)

KQED 9: Sat, Feb 1, 2020 -- 11:00 AM

Test cook Becky Hays makes host Bridget Lancaster Perfect Pan-Seared Pork Tenderloin Steaks. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for air fryers, and test cook Dan Souza makes a show stopping Crispy Slow-Roasted Pork Belly for Julia.

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