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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: Fri, Oct 20, 2017 -- 3:00pm

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.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 22, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
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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: Mon, Oct 23, 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: Tue, Oct 24, 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: Wed, Oct 25, 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.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 26, 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.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 27, 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 9: Sun, Oct 29, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Nov 10, 2017 -- 3:00pm 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.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 30, 2017 -- 3:00pm 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.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 31, 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: Wed, Nov 1, 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: Thu, Nov 2, 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: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 3:00pm 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, Nov 5, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 13, 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.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 6, 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.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Nov 7, 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.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Jacques Pepin (#1502H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The legendary Jacques Pepin, who is best-known for his PBS cooking series as well as his history of cooking with Julia Child, keeps things fun and simple this week. Jacques and his granddaughter Shorey swing by Ming's loft to make curly dogs with pickle relish, mayogrette dressing and potato salad. Ming cooks up some quick Chinese sausage buns. Simple ingredients make delicious dishes on Simply Ming.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Carla Hall (#1301H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This week, Top Chef All Star and host of The Chew, Carla Hall stops by Ming's loft kitchen. Carla goes back to her Tennessee roots with country greens, tangy chow-chow pickles, and hot water corn bread, while Ming pulls out the pressure cooker to whip up a hearty red roast pork. East meets South with these chefs' favorite dishes, this week on Simply Ming!

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Ed Lee (#1302H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This week it's all about steak in Ming's loft kitchen! Chef Edward Lee of 610 Magnolia stops by to grill up a rich rib eye with spicy gochujang butter, while Ming whips up a delicious shitake-umami glazed steak. Two different tastes, one spectacular cut of beef, this week on Simply Ming!

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Tiffani Faison (#1303H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Top Chef all-star Tiffani Fasion stops by the loft kitchen to make savory pancakes, this week on Simply Ming! Tiffani starts off with Banh Xeo - a Vietnamese fried pancake loaded with shrimp. Ming follows up with a clam okonomyyaki- a Japanese savory pancake topped with a variety of ingredients.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 16, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Jamie Bissonnette (#1304H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Today on Simply Ming, Ming is cooking at home with Jamie Bissonnette, James Beard award-winning chef. Both chefs take on rice, creating two amazing dishes from one simple ingredient! Ming uses crispy chicken sausage and scallions to create a flavorful spin on classic fried rice, while Jamie creates a savory paella from seasonal ingredients.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Nov 17, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Aaron Sanchez (#1503H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

You may recognize one of the world's most distinguished Latin chefs, Aaron Sanchez, from his roles as judge on "Chopped" and alongside Gordon Ramsay on "Masterchef". Today, Aaron visits Ming in his loft to cook his albondigas tacos while Ming makes beef and salted watercress scallion pancakes. It's on fuego this week on Simply Ming.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 27, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Todd English (#1305H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This week on Simply Mingrenowned chef Todd English shows us how to make pizza - on the grill! Todd opts for a pizza with fontina fonduta, meatball ribbons, shaved artichokes and Heirloom pomodoro fresco. Meanwhile, Ming shakes things up with a scallion pancake pizza topped with spicy chicken.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Matt Jennings (#1306H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Tuna is on the grill this week on Simply Ming! Matt Jennings, four-time James Beard nominee, joins Ming around the barbeque to feast on this highly sustainable fish. While Matt makes a decadent strawberry salsa rresca for his grilled fish, Ming creates a lightly seared tuna tataki that is paired with a refreshing lemongrass gremolata.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 22, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

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: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

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: Fri, Nov 24, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

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: Tue, Nov 28, 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: Wed, Nov 29, 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: Thu, Nov 30, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me
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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 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 […]

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

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