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Ken Oringer (#1307H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

There's more than one way to make risotto-style pasta - and this week on Simply Ming, we'll show you two! Boston legend Ken Oringer joins Ming in the loft to make a decadent fideua, while Ming revolutionizes risotto by using toasted barley and adding a sumptuous ratatouille.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, May 23, 2017 -- 3:00pm

Michael Schlow (#1308H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Pasta is a worldwide staple, adaptable to the cuisine of almost any country! Chef Michael Schlow, owner of Tico in Boston and DC, makes the quintessentially Roman spaghetti amatriciana, while Ming creates a savory black bean pork chow mein. One ingredient, two dishes, this week on Simply Ming!

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  • KQED Life: Wed, May 24, 2017 -- 3:00pm

Joanne Chang (#1309H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

When Boston's "best pastry chef" is on Simply Ming, it's time for dessert! Joanne Chang from Flour bakeries and Myers and Chang, joins Ming to make four scrumptious berry dishes. From a honey champagne sabayon parfait to a strawberry ginger kir royale, each dish is quick, easy, and absolutely exquisite.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, May 25, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Ivan Orkin (#1310H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This week on Simply Ming, it's time for two new twists on surf & turf! Ming upgrades a classic, making a flavorful shrimp, beef and broccoli spooned over a tasty brown and white rice mix. Zagat favorite Ivan Orkin joins him in the kitchen to put together a distinctive meal of Romanian steak served on crispy shrimp toasts.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, May 26, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Mario Batali (#1311H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This week on Simply Ming, Ming is cooking at home with Mario Batali, the world-renowned, James Beard award-winning chef who runs some of the country's finest restaurants. The two swap stories, crack jokes, and whip up two delicious home-cooked dishes right in Ming's loft kitchen.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, May 29, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Mom & Dad 1 (#1312H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

What's better than one Chef Tsai? How about three! This week, Ming's mom and dad stop by to show who knows best when it comes to home cooking. With two delicious comfort food recipes to choose from, it's a Simply Ming to remember.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, May 30, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Mom & Dad 2 (#1313H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's a family affair this week when Ming's mom and dad are back to show their son a thing or two in the kitchen! Two great home-cooked meals are on the stove as Ming, his mom and dad chop, dice, saute and fry their way through family stories and shared jokes, this week on Simply Ming.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, May 31, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

California - Roy Choi (#1314H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

While in LA, Ming stops by the chat with praised local chef Roy Choi. Roy takes Ming on a ride in one of his popular food trucks while they cook up some daring cuisine. All that and more, this week on Simply Ming!

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 1, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

California - Animal (#1315H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This week on Simply Ming, we'll check out the LA hotspot Animal. Watch as Ming meets with the two visionaries behind the project, chefs Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo. Don't miss out on what each of these talented chefs have in store for you!

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jun 2, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

California 3 - Richard Zarate (#1316H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This week on Simply Ming we have the godfather of Peruvian cuisine and three time James Beard nominee Ricardo Zarate. He and Ming swap homestyle recipes from their different cultures before sitting down to a decadent meal.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Jun 5, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

California 4 (#1317H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Ming drives up the California coast to get the scoop on popular local ingredients, and meet up with new friends to try out tasty new dishes that you can make at home. This week, on Simply Ming!

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jun 6, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Michael Scelfo (#1318H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Everyone's favorite party dish gets a new twist! Michael Scelfo, owner and chef of Alden & Harlow, named one of the best new restaurants by Bon Appetit, joins Ming to make three game-changing hummus dishes. Using butternut squash, curry and edamame, they're creating dishes that are delicious and healthy, this week on Simply Ming!

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jun 7, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Jody Adams (#1319H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's all about homemade soups today on Simply Ming! To stir up some deliciousness, Ming is joined by his old friend Jody Adams. A James Beard award-winning chef, Jody makes a flavorful green pea and artichoke soup with two kinds of pesto, while Ming serves up a real hot and sour soup - and a little spiked lemonade to top it all off!

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 8, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Jasper White (#1320H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Boston's "king of seafood" Jasper White stops by Simply Ming to show us one-pot seafood dishes. Jasper creates a Portuguese-style seafood stew of clams, mussels and chourico, while Ming follows up with a hearty black bean, clam and mussel pasta. Two easy and enticing dishes that you can make at home!

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jun 9, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Barbara Lynch (#1321H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This week on Simply Ming, James Beard award-winning chef Barbara Lynch shows us how to do seafood the New England way! Barbara starts us off with a shellfish and saffron stew, while Ming prepares a speedy gourmet dinner - a four-minute herb olive poached seafood. Savory, yet simple!

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Jun 12, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Jeremy Sewell (#1322H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Have you ever wanted to cook a whole fish by yourself? Boston chef Jeremy Sewell will show you how! The James Beard award-winner makes whole black sea bass with ginger tomatoes, pesto and crispy squash blossoms. Meanwhile, Ming shows off his skills by cooking a whole steamed and flashed sea bass. Don't miss out, this week on Simply Ming!

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jun 13, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Texas 1 (#1323H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's fall in Dallas, and we're visiting with renowned local chefs this week on Simply Ming! Ming tries out the local fare in Texas, visiting area purveyors and meeting with friends old and new. Getting inspiration from the city, Ming contributes his own dish to the cities cuisine culture.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jun 14, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Texas 2 (#1324H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's fall in Dallas, and we're visiting with renowned local chefs this week on Simply Ming! Ming tries out the local fare in Texas, visiting area purveyors and meeting with friends old and new. Getting inspiration from the city, Ming contributes his own dish to the cities cuisine culture.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 15, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Texas 3 (#1325H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's fall in Dallas, and we're visiting with renowned local chefs this week on Simply Ming! Ming tries out the local fare in Texas, visiting area purveyors and meeting with friends old and new. Getting inspiration from the city, Ming contributes his own dish to the cities cuisine culture.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jun 16, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Texas 4 (#1326H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's fall in Dallas, and we're visiting with renowned local chefs this week on Simply Ming! Ming tries out the local fare in Texas, visiting area purveyors and meeting with friends old and new. Getting inspiration from the city, Ming contributes his own dish to the cities cuisine culture.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Jun 19, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Daniel Boulud (#1401H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Legendary French chef Daniel Boulud. Daniel is the chef/owner of several restaurants: Daniel, Bar Boulud, and Cafe Boulud in New York City and also Bar Boulud in Boston. This week a couple of different versions of chicken will be made. Chef Daniel creates a poulet a l'estragon with rice pilaf and yellow wax beans and Ming makes his favorite Chinese five-spice split chicken with charred chile-tomato salsa and steamed buns. Plus, there's a very special treat from Chef Daniel.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jun 20, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Lidia Bastianich (#1402H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Legendary and James Beard award-winning Italian chef Lidia Bastianich is here. She's the author of many Italian cookbooks including her most recent, Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine. Lidia is also expanding her Eataly empire to include Boston. Today, Lidia shows off the best of her Italian style with a wonderful calamari alla griglia with head-on shrimp, salsa verde and grilled bread. Ming counters that with his famous blue ginger crispy calamari with Thai-lime dipping sauce.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jun 21, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Jacques Pepin (#1403H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The iconic television host, artist and master chef, Jacques Pepin, joins Ming as they cook up chicken livers two ways. Jacques is making chicken livers with mushroom port cranberry sauce, olive oil small potatoes, and topping it all off with an incredible chocolate Souffle; while Ming tries to match that with a hot chicken liver mousse with bacon-thyme sauce.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 22, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Tiffani Faison (#1404H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Top Chef alum and restaurateur, chef Tiffani Faison joins the show. She's the chef and owner of Tiger Mama and Sweet Cheeks in Boston. Today it's all about ground meat. Tiffany is making a Vietnamese dish called pad gra pow and Ming is making meatloaf sliders with sambal-bell pepper chutney. They're kicking off the party with a simple and delicious caipirinha.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jun 23, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Madhur Jaffrey (#1405H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Ming and his guest are cooking with curry spices. One of the best Indian chefs in the country, Madhur Jaffrey, joins the show. She is a James-beard award-winning author, actress, and restaurateur. Madhur is going to show how to make potatoes in a Marwari style with griddle bread and Ming aims to impress with a Japanese chicken curry with caramelized onions and cauliflower.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Jun 26, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Rick Bayless (#1406H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Master-chef of Mexican cuisine and Emmy-nominated host, Rick Bayless. has nine cookbooks and owns several restaurants in Chicago including the much-acclaimed Frontera Grill. He is also well-known for his public television series, Mexico One Plate at a Time. Today, Rick's going to make a green chili adobo taco duo including roasted chayote with herbs and goat cheese and shrimp skillet tacos. He then helps Ming cook up a family-favorite, surf-n-surf moo shu wraps.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jun 27, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Johnny Iuzzini (#1407H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's "dark and stormy" time with James Beard award-winning uber-pastry chef Johnny Iuzzini. Johnny was named one of the 10 most influential pastry chefs in America. He shows his best today when he creates an amazing frozen dark & stormy souffle. And Ming will do a dark and stormy his way with his dark & stormy doughnuts with ginger cloud cream.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jun 28, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Shaun Hergatt (#1408H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

New York executive chef Shaun Hergatt from the restaurant Juni joins the show. Today it's duck two ways. He creates an acacia-glazed duck breast with plum puree and fennel salad,while Ming tries to match him with duck pho with sweet potato noodles and Thai herbs.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 29, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Rocco Dispirito (#1409H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Award-winning chef, health advocate and New York Timesbest-selling cookbook author, Rocco DiSpirito is on the show. Voted "America's Most Exciting Young Chef" by Gourmetmagazine, his three-star restaurant Union Pacific was a New York City culinary landmark for years. Rocco starts us off with an almond vanilla protein smoothie, followed by a great spinach pesto pasta with tomatoes, and tops it all off with an instant almond cake with mixed berries. Ming keeps it simple but delicious with wok-stirred brown rice noodles with shiitakes and a spicy almond pesto.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jun 30, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me
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    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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