Upcoming Broadcasts:

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

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

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

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

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

Will Gilson (#1415H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Rising star and Cambridge-based chef, Will Gilson, joins Ming. Will, the chef and owner of Puritan & Co. in Cambridge, is going to help Ming cook up duck two ways. Will makes duck breast with hay-roasted carrots and toasted pistachios, and Ming makes pressure cooked Szechwan duck legs with Yukon gold potato fried rice.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 2, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Jul 10, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Sam Hayward (#1410H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Ming is joined by Maine's master of fresh, local and sustainable food, chef Sam Hayward. With his restaurants Fore Street and Scales Restaurant & Seafood Market, Sam is credited with transforming Maine's food scene. Today both Ming and Sam are cooking with shellfish. Sam combines local Bang's Island mussels, local cider, leeks and sea greens with grilled bread while Ming makes wok-stirred Thai King Crab Legs with green papaya and crispy rice.

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

Gunnar Hvarnes (#1411H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Ming takes off for Norway to explore its rich culture, beautiful landscape - and their fresh-from-the-sea fish dishes. Meeting up with chef Gunnar Hvarnes, the two men toast martini's before getting down to business - creating two delicious Cod dishes.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 4, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Geir Skeier (#1412H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Chef Tsai continues his adventure in Norway,catching up with chef Geir Skeier, winner of the 2009 Bocuse d'Or world cooking contest. After prepping a delicious cocktail from traditional Norwegian Aquavit, Ming and Geir create two meals from the region's sumptuous salmon.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 5, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Orjan Johannessen (#1413H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Ming continues cooking through Norway, meeting up with chef Orjan Johannessen for a feast of Norwegian proportions! Joined by Orjan's parents, the two chefs create two distinctive Fjord Trout meals, while the Johannessen's create a pickled herring and caramel pudding. Each dish highlights the tastes and traditions of this Scandinavian nation.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 6, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Andreas Viestad (#1414H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Mackerel is on the menu for Ming and chef Andreas Viestad on this special episode of Simply Ming in Norway. Known for his show, "New Scandinavian Cooking", Chef Viestad introduces Ming to a farm apple Kir before they settle in to whip up two mouth-watering meals. With dishes capturing each of the five tastes, this is a meal you won't forget.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 7, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Susan Regis (#1416H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Chefs Andrew Taylor and Mike Wiley head south to Boston from Portland, Maine and their restaurants Eventide Oyster Company, Hugo's, and The Honey Paw-their latest venture. They will, of course, start off with oysters with kimchee ice, followed by their Eventide classic brown butter lobster roll. Ming follows that up with some beer battered Island Creek Oysters and shallots with Chinese vinegar mignonette aioli.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 11, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me

Andrew Taylor and Mike Wiley (#1417H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

New York City and Boston restaurant alum chef Robert Sisca joins Ming from Rhode Island. Robert is the Executive Chef at the Providence G, a new and very cool venue in downtown Providence with three restaurants. Today they are cooking with halibut. Robert is making a bread crusted halibut with broccoli rabe and chorizo emulsion, then Ming is up for a halibut fish stew with roasted garlic aioli and grilled bread.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 12, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 30, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me

Hawai'i - Isaac Bancaco (#1418H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Ming hits Hawai'i, this week on Simply Ming. Joining Ming is chef Issac Boncaco, the 2014 Maui chef of the year. With two different takes on Tuna, Issac and Ming talk shop and trade recipes as they create a mouthwatering meal on the beautiful sands of Kama'ole beach.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 13, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Hawai'i - Ed Kenney (#1419H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Coconuts, opah and plantains all show up in this week's dishes as Ming heads to Hawai'i. Ming catches up with chef Ed Kenney on Ma'oOrganic Farms to harvest ingredients and coconuts for a few exotic dish and drinks. Heading to the kitchen, Ming and Ed create two unique takes on traditional dishes, before sitting down to taste their Hawai'ian creations.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 14, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Hawai'i - Lee Ann Wong (#1420H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Ming continues his adventures on Maui with chef Lee Anne Wong. Heading to Kako'o 'Oiwi farm, the chefs gather traditional Hawaiian ingredients, such as taro plants, edible ferns and breadfruit. Heading into the kitchen, Ming and Lee Anne create a sumptuous meal celebrating the heritage of the islands.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Jul 17, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Hawai'i - Mom & Dad (#1421H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Ming heads to Honolulu to join mom and dad in their kitchen for a family meal. Whipping up a few favorite dishes, the Tsai family trades laughs and stories - and more than a few family photos - before sitting down to dinner on the lanai.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 18, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Hawai'i - Roy Yamaguchi and Alan Wong (#1422H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Heading to the Hawai'i Food and Wine festival, Ming bumps into chefs Roy Yamaguchi and Alan Wong, masters of Hawai'ian cuisine. As the friends catch up, they decide to head to their favorite place - the kitchen - to create three distinct and flavorful fish dishes.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 19, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Robert Sisca (#1423H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

James Beard-nominated chef Susan Regis joins Ming from her new Cambridge, Mass., restaurant, Shepard. Today is all about fresh-picked veggies. Susan starts out by making a rye berry salad with wine cap mushrooms, wild greens and an herbed creme rraiche. Ming follows it with a coriander-crusted salmon and quinoa with an asparagus sauce and asparagus salsa.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 20, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Jason Bond (#1424H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The best of New England seafood is celebrated with Tavern Road chef and co-owner Louis DiBiccari. They are cooking up lobster four ways. Louis is doing a lobster risotto with lobster gravy while Ming makes use of his leftovers with Thai basil-lobster risotto cakes and tomato-lobster emulsion.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 21, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Louis Dibiccari (#1425H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Rising star chef Jason Bond of Bondir and Bondir Concord joins Ming as they cook with mackerel. Jason is making grilled mackerel with charred eggplant puree and eggplant pickle, while Ming makes tea-smoked mackerel with Hunan eggplant.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Jul 24, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Matt Louis (#1426H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Ming is joined by Portsmouth, N.H., chef Matt Louis from the restaurant Moxy, known for its Spanish-style tapas using seasonal New England ingredients and his newly opened Franklin Oyster House. Today, Matt cooks up goat meatballs with garlic mustard pesto, local farm feta and sunchoke chips, while Meg whips up surf-n-turf meatballs with his favorite Blue Dragon vinegar fries.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

The Ultimate Comfort Food: The Egg (#1201H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Today we make filling, flavorful meals from one of the most basic ingredients: the egg! Ming shows you how to make a Wok Stirred Shiitake Omelette that will satisfy the whole family, and then cooking legend, Jacques Pepin, steps into the kitchen for a drink and some home cooking. He'll share two of his mother's recipes, Eggs Jeanette and Maman's Cheese Souffle, and show you how to master the egg.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 26, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Better Built Blt's (#1202H) Duration: 26:00 STEREO TVG

We cook with a sure fire hit: bacon! You can never have enough bacon and it goes with everything. Ming whips himself up a quick snack from his childhood, a bacon and peanut butter sandwich, before making a decadent Panko-crusted Eggplant BLT with Homemade Potato Chips. Guest chef Duckie Estes joins him in the kitchen to show off her homemade bacon - that's right, homemade bacon! - which she uses in her version of the BLT classic, Fried Green Tomato BLT with Tabasco Aioli. It's like a BLT with an upgrade.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 27, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Leftovers Ignite and Take Flight (#1203H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Leftovers sometimes get a bad rap but on this episode of Simply Ming we turn those odds and ends into multi-layered, savory meals. Ming makes a childhood favorite, a Crispy Noddle Cake with Ham and Brisket, a fun way to clear out your fridge that the kids will love. Celebrated chef Marcus Samuelsson then traces back his Swedish roots to make a similar dish, Pytt I Panna, a family favorite that defines home cooking at its best.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Pizza for Dinner & Dessert (#1204H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Pizza is the ultimate comfort food. It is totally customizable and can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, dinner and even dessert! You don't need a brick oven for it either. Ming puts his own spin on an old favorite from Pepe's Pizza, Spicy Clam Pizza. Pizza master, Elizabeth Falkner, then recreates her award-winning Finocchio Flower Power Pizza, and brings something sweet to the table with a hazelnut Gianguja Dessert Pizza. You'll be eager to make your own specialty pizza at home!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Jul 31, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 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 […]

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