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Mid-East Meets West (#503H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Sara's guest Einat Admony of New York's Balaboosta has legions of fans for her Israeli/Mediterranean cuisine, and she's bringing it to our kitchen with a traditional sinaya - a Middle Eastern shepherd's pie. We'll discover more about Einat's fascinating background, including a stint in the Israeli Army. Also on the menu, one of Sara's favorites - falafel salad.

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  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 22, 2018 -- 7:30am Remind me

Burgers and Fries (#302H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

America's favorite food just gets better as Sara pursues the ultimate burger. First, a trip to the butcher for a lesson on the best grind of meat, which Sara uses in her Spanish Burgers. Sara takes a side trip to taste triple beef tallow cooked French fries at Philly's Dandelion Restaurant. Back at home, Sara makes her own version with simple Oven Baked Fries and a comfort food mash-up, Meatloaf Burgers.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 22, 2018 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Take Out Chinese at Home (#506H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Are you a fan of takeout? Then this is your episode! Sara will demonstrate how to make traditional Chinese takeout dishes at home faster than driving to pick them up. First, stir-fry queen Grace Young shows us how to season a wok, and then cooks up her fast and easy Chinese Burmese chicken. Then, Sara makes homemade baby egg rolls with soy dipping sauce. Her goal? Have it on the table before her two staff members can pick up the same dish at a Chinese restaurant. Its beat the clock - Sara style.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 23, 2018 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Fish Around The World (#707H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Two of our favorite things come together in this episode - pasta and one-pan meals. First, slow cooking expert Michele Scicolone shows how to make a delicious pork ragu with broken lasagna in the slow cooker. Then Sara makes a pear couscous with shellfish, and explains what pans are essential to stock a kitchen.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 24, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 25, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me

Sam's Simple Saute (#504H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Sara's son Sam stops by to cook a fast favorite based on a simple technique - sauteed lemon chicken with capers. Also on the menu, one of Sam's favorites, buttermilk fried pork chops. We'll also stop by Wholesome Wave, a unique initiative to connect farmers with fresh food to people in underserved communities.

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  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 29, 2018 -- 7:30am Remind me

Italian, Philly Style with Marc Vetri (#303H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Sara and chef Marc Vetri plunge into Philadelphia's Italian Market to source the rustic ingredients his Philly eateries are known for. Back in Sara's kitchen, they make two weeknight friendly Italian dishes - Sal's Meatballs in Pizza Sauce and Spaghetti in Parchment with Clams and Scallions.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 29, 2018 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Meatless Mondays (#507H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Were you bad over the weekend? Get back on track as you clean out and veg out with the hottest vegetarian chef around Amanda Cohen. Sara will answer viewer questions about mushrooms and vegetable storage on Ask Sara, and she cooks her own vegetarian dish, mu shu vegetables.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 30, 2018 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Personal Pizza (#708H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Everyone loves Italian and we have the best Italian recipes. First, salt baked pesce per due with braised greens, a simple but dramatic dish sure to impress from seafood expert David Pasternack. Then Philadelphia's best Italian chef Marc Vetri joins us to shop for ingredients for his father Sal's Meatballs with pizza sauce, made in Sara's kitchen. And on Ask Sara, Sara shows a viewer an amazing trick for cutting olives and cherry tomatoes.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 31, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Aug 1, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me

Trip to Spain (#505H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

What's not to like about Spanish food? Ham, chorizo, great seafood, tapas - Sara has some great recipes like pork with spanish olives and fideo, a paella like dish that uses noodles instead of rice. Delicious! Sara also visits a specialty maker of chorizo, the spicy sausage beloved throughout the Spanish-speaking world.

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  • KQED Plus: Sun, Aug 5, 2018 -- 7:30am Remind me

I'm Cheating On You (#304H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

How does Sara get great food on the table every night with no effort at all? She cheats! Lucky for you. she'll reveal all her tricks and secrets in this episode. She'll show you fast Sticky Buns without the yeast, a way to bake risotto instead of stirring it with Baked Risotto with Red Wine, Sweet Potatoes and Duck Confit and cheaters Wonton Ravioli stuffed with spinach, ricotta and mozzarella.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Aug 5, 2018 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Family Choice (#508H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Sara has two kids of her own, so she's always found ways to please finicky palates with food adults love too. Take her easy weeknight mini meatloaves baked in a muffin tin that kids love to make themselves. We have two kids helping Sarah in the kitchen to prove it. There's also Odd Lots mac and cheese, a homemade dish using leftovers from the fridge. Sara tops that off with a cool and refreshing creamsicle drink for dessert. Speaking of cheese, we also visit a Benedictine nun who is the world's foremost expert on raw cheeses.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 6, 2018 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Pasta in a Pan (#709H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Leftovers are a blessing, not a curse, when Sara transforms them with these simple recipes. Leftover spaghetti gets a delicious new life with bacon, eggs and breadcrumbs. Yesterday's roast chicken becomes todays comforting tomato chicken and tortilla soup. Yum.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 7, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Aug 8, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me

Fancy Pasta (#509H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Plain old pasta it's not, but it's just as simple to make as your weeknight favorites. That's the story with Sara's spicy greens ravioli, sophisticated enough for your next dinner party and easy to make. Then guest David Pasternack of New York's Esca and Eataly shows his flair with fish with a rock shrimp fettuccine. And, in Ask Sara, Sara answers viewer questions about pizza dough and ricotta cheese.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 13, 2018 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Leftovers: Use It Or Lose It (#710H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Sara travels to Arkansas to fish for catfish with a local farmer, and discover his favorite way to prepare it. Later in the show, Sara makes peppery vegetarian rice with her friend, Chinese cooking expert Grace Young.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 14, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Aug 15, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me

Shellfish Asian Style (#510H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Bivalves are the name of the game today when Sara makes a flavorful mussels and bok choy dish with a side of tea pilaf. And it's down to Chinatown with Chef Dale Talde to get the ingredients for a unique oyster and bacon pad thai. Speaking of oysters, we'll discover how they are harvested when we take to the sea with an oysterman.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 20, 2018 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Sunday Supper (#511H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

There has to be one day to kick back and enjoy cooking and that's Sunday. Sara has satisfying meals for a family gathering, like a hearty roast duck with a side of duck fat popovers. Then a British favorite deviled bones. In Ask Sara she answers viewer questions about that Sunday favorite mashed potatoes.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 27, 2018 -- 2:30pm Remind me

On The Table In 20 (#601H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

No time to cook? No problem. Sara's got great recipes to help you get food on the table fast. First up: Indian scrambled eggs with the crunch of the Indian flatbread paapadum. On Ask Sara, Sara answers a viewer's question about eggs; especially how to hard boil them without that ugly green ring around the yolk. She also visits a dairy where every cow is a lady and is treated like one, down to a daily shampoo of her tail. Finally, Sara's brother Peter joins her to make steak and butter. And they really are making butter. It's easy! Recipes: Indian scrambled eggs with paapadum, Steak and butter.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 28, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Aug 29, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

      KQET (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) was unable to transmit from late Saturday 6/02 through early Monday 6/04 due to a break in the third party fiber feed somewhere between KQED’s Master Control room in San Francisco and the uplink reception point at California State University Monterey Bay. The break was found and fixed shortly after … Continue reading 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

    • DIRECTV KQED Plus 54 HD Issue

      We are experiencing a technical issue with DIRECTV which has affected our broadcast in High Definition.  We appreciate your patience, and for watching KQED Public Television!

    • KQED World Technical Issue

      UPDATE: The technical issue that we were experiencing has been resolved. KQED WORLD has now resumed regularly scheduled programming. Please find a discrepancy report below. 13:00-13:32 ET Secrets of the Dead #1602: Van Gogh’s Ear 13:32 ET: Regularly scheduled programming resumes ***Due to a technical issue, KQED WORLD will be airing evergreen programming (Secrets of … Continue reading KQED World Technical Issue

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

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KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
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Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
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Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.3 and 25.3
XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
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Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.