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Barbara Lynch (#1504H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This week on Simply Ming, two-time James Beard Award-winner, author, and restaurateur Chef Barbara Lynch is joining Ming in the kitchen. Barbara, the creator of seven different restaurants, cooks up a ricotta ravioli with black olive croutons and a simple tomato pan sauce. Ming follows with an Asian-inspired ginger edamame ravioli with a Chinese vinegar and brown butter sauce.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 23, 2019 -- 1:30pm

Billy Dec (#1610H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This week on Simply Ming, Emmy Award-winning actor, producer, and restauranteur Billy Dec joins Ming in the kitchen to share some flavors from his Philippines roots. Billy cooks up a classic adobo pork belly bao with oozing fried egg, while Ming follows with a vegetarian version of an apple tofu bao. Asian comfort foods, two ways, right here on Simply Ming.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 24, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 25, 2019 -- 1:30am Remind me

Fatima Ali (#1626H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This week on Simply Ming, Top Chef Alum Fatima Ali joins us for some healthy cooking and eating. The main ingredient for their two dishes is chickpeas. Chef Ali makes a mustard seed shrimp with chickpea "chaat" salad, while Ming cooks up a chickpea tofu curry stew. It's all right here, cooking at home, on this episode of Simply Ming.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 28, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me

Todd English (#1505H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's cauliflower two ways this week on Simply Ming. Ming's longtime friend Chef Todd English, known for his landmark restaurant Olives in Charlestown, Massachusetts, as well as his restaurants across the country, shares how to make a cauliflower risotto as only he can do it: Italian style. Ming puts his own spin on this trendy vegetable with his delicious soy-honey-lime beer battered cauliflower.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 30, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Akhtar Nawab (#1611H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This week on Simply Ming, chef Akhtar Nawab, recently honored with the Bib Gourmand distinction from the 2018 Michelin Guide, stops by Ming's loft to cook with delectable mushrooms. Akhtar makes a hearty mushroom Bolognese with homemade ligurian corzetti pasta, while Ming follows with wok-stirred maitake mushrooms atop a scallion noodle cake. Its East meets West, meets Italy - with these mushroom dishes, this week on Simply Ming.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 31, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 1, 2019 -- 1:30am Remind me

Carla Hall (#1501H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's time to go crazy for coconut this week with Carla Hall, co-host of the Emmy-award winning television show "The Chew" and owner of her own Southern restaurant in Brooklyn. This week, Carla joins Ming in his loft to make her fragrant calaloo - a crab and coconut spinach soup - and cassava in coconut sauce. Then, Ming counters with a creamless watercress soup with honey apple salsa and coconut shrimp. Soup's On this week on Simply Ming.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Aug 4, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me

Amanda Freitag (#1506H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Amanda Freitag from the Food Network's "Chopped" and "Iron Chef America" joins Ming to create two different pork dishes. It's all about the sear as Amanda prepares pork chops with crispy pancetta in a cast-iron skillet, while Ming whips up a pork scaloppini with lap chong and leek salsa and caramelized apples.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 6, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Ken Oringer (#1612H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This week on Simply Ming, Ming's longtime friend and James Beard Best Chef of the Northeast Ken Oringer, joins him in the loft to work with a New England staple - fresh oysters from off the shores of Massachusetts. Kenny makes a mouthwatering Thai sausage with oyster aioli and Ming rivals that with butter poached oysters with lapchong salsa. It's oysters two ways, this week on Simply Ming.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Aug 7, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 8, 2019 -- 1:30am Remind me

Rick Bayless (#1507H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

PBS's own Chef Rick Bayless visits Ming in his loft this week to share his Mexican flavors. Rick, who has several restaurants in Chicago including the Frontera Grill and Topolobampo, which received the James Beard Award for Outstanding Restaurant in 2017, cooks up Mexican street corn tacos with homemade corn tortillas, while Ming makes his new egg omelet wrap with a corn, tomato, watercress and fermented black bean salsa.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 13, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Joanne Chang (#1613H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This week on Simply Ming, Joanne Chang, the mastermind behind Boston's wildly popular Flour bakery shops, stops in for a day of desserts. Joanne makes an amazing passion fruit and raspberry Pavlova, while Ming follows up with a light, delectable, and dairy-free isle flottante or "floating island." Get that sweet tooth ready for this week's episode of Simply Ming!

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Aug 14, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 15, 2019 -- 1:30am Remind me

Tiffani Faison (#1508H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Ming is joined this week by Top Chef alum Tiffani Faison, owner of Boston's Tiger Mama and Sweet Cheeks, for two different approaches to a classic - chicken. From high atop Boston at Ming's loft, our chefs head outside to grill their poultry. Tiffani shares her recipe for Grilled Tandoori Chicken with a fresh Tomato and Herb Salad. Meanwhile, Ming cooks up a Tea-Smoked Whole Chicken with Sweet Potatoes and a Fermented Black Bean Pesto.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 20, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Mathew Peters (#1509H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's all about Team USA for the Bocuse d'Or competition this week as Ming gives a toast to Per Se's Executive Sous Chef, Mathew Peters, for winning the 2017 gold medal. Matt cooks a new version of his winning chicken and crayfish, and Ming complements it with a surf-and-turf dark chicken and shrimp stir fry with snap peas and 3-2-1 Sauce.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 27, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Jay Hajj (#1614H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This week on Simply Ming, Boston chef Jay Hajj swings by to cook up some savory tastes from the Middle East. Chef Hajj prepares three different kinds of Lebanese flatbread called manakish, each with a delicious and unique topping. Ming follows that with a savory Japanese pancake called okonomiyaki and tops it with ground lamb. This week we are moving across the globe, right here at home, on this episode of Simply Ming.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Aug 28, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 29, 2019 -- 1:30am Remind me
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    • KQED Transmitter will be off (03/06/2019)

      KQED transmitter will off on March 6th at  3-6 at 3am-6am.  This will disrupt over-the-air reception and DirectTV viewers. Comcast and Monterey reception will not be impacted.

    • KQED FM on Comcast services

      KQED FM and other radio channels were recently dropped from Comcast’s local cable offerings. Affected users can still listen to KQED at 88.5 FM on their radios, or listen to the live stream at kqed.org/listenlive or by downloading the KQED app, or on smart speakers.

    • KQED DT9, Sutro Tower – Mon 8/20 thru Fri 8/24/18

      Engineers at Sutro Tower in San Francisco will be doing their annual maintenance work 9am-4pm Mon 8/20 through Fri 8/24.  All stations transmitting from Sutro Tower will be dropping to half-power each day, and perhaps moving from main antennas at the top of the tower to auxiliary antennas at the “waist” (middle) of the tower … Continue reading KQED DT9, Sutro Tower – Mon 8/20 thru Fri 8/24/18

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