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Amalfi Lemons (#802H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

To visit the Amalfi Coast is to taste lemons in every form, so what better place to visit than a lemon farm in Sorrento. With a local culinary tour guide, Sara makes the Italian lemon aperitif limoncello, a local farm cheese called caciotta (with lemon), and then an Italian grandmother teaches Sara how to make a homemade lemon pasta.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Sep 19, 2018 -- 1:30am

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: Sun, Sep 23, 2018 -- 7:30am Remind me

Cook Once, Eat Twice (#308H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Sara's easy strategy for quick meals is to cook once, eat twice. Spicy Roast Pork is a simple and delicious meal any night, but a visit with her brother to a Vietnamese food joint inspires Sara to turn that pork into delectable pork Banh Mi Sandwiches later in the week. Sauteed Duck Breasts one night become delicious Peking Duck Wraps the next. Magic!

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 23, 2018 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Chicken Comfort (#515H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

When it comes to comfort food, chicken is the number one ingredient. In fact, it's the star of Jean Anderson's fried chicken. Put away your fryer because this chicken is baked! Then, Sara comes through with a cozy winter chicken chili to warm your bones.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Sep 24, 2018 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Costa Brava Tapas (#803H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The fairy tale village of Madremanya north of Barcelona is the place for making the most Spanish of foods, the small bites called tapas. Sara joins home cook and innkeeper Juame Vidal to make his Catalonian versions of classic tapas like meatballs with peas and cuttlefish, tomato toast and the potato omelet called tortilla Espanola.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Sep 25, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Sep 26, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me

Pantry Raid (#309H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Friends drop by at the last minute, but even on a weeknight, it's not a problem for Sara because she just pulls ingredients from the pantry. No need to go to the store with Linguine with White Bean, Sun-Dried Tomato and Olive Sauce, decadent Nacho Pie made healthier with home-made tortilla chips and surprisingly Savory Waffles topped with a Poached Egg in Hollandaise.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 30, 2018 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Louisiana Style (#516H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Farm fresh food is a mantra for Sara and so many chefs. That's why her tea rubbed duck salad with Roquefort and pear dressing hits every note. Then, Sara is off to California's Napa Valley to visit chef Joey Altman, a three time James Beard award winner. They visit a winery and gather ingredients at a local farm for an al fresco meal of salmon and corn salad with pea pesto crostini.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 1, 2018 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Paella In Spain (#804H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

If you love Paella, the area around Valencia, Spain is the place to go. Every local has a proudly held secret recipe. Sara joins local chef Franck Garanger for a market tour to gather ingredients for very special paella, cooked the traditional way, outside in the open air.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 2, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 3, 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: Sun, Oct 7, 2018 -- 7:30am Remind me

Turkish Home Cooking (#310H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Every country has its own weeknight food. Sara takes a special journey to Turkey to discover how home cooks in Turkey use its abundant natural resources to cook delicious everyday meals. We'll travel to remote farms to cook from the land - Kebabs, meatballs, pumpkin fritters and quince liquor. We'll visit vibrant, bustling open-air markets with Turkey's top chefs, and go to a home in Istanbul to cook traditional Turkish weeknight meals that are as easy to make in your kitchen as they are on the Bosphorus.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 7, 2018 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Pestopalooza (#517H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Summer means more of everything and if you have extra herbs, this is the show for you. We start with a traditional basil pesto, string bean and potato pasta from guest chef Giuseppe Fanelli. On Ask Sara, tips on growing your own windowsill herb garden and how to cook with herb. Sara also creates her phenomenal brown and wild rice with broccoli pesto.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 8, 2018 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Sabor Puerto Rico (#805H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Home cooking of Puerto Rico is the focus of this episode. Sara welcomes a Puerto Rican fan from Virginia into her kitchen to make arroz con gandules. Then, Sara makes a sandwich version of a Puerto Rican classic, picadillo, and offers tips on making a salad in a jar to take to work. On 'Ask Sara', it's the best way to cut cherry tomatoes.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 9, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 10, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me

One Pan Wonder (#518H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Using just one pan for dinner makes both the cook and the dishwasher happy, plus it's so easy. We start with guest Ming Tsai and his coconut lemon chicken soup. Then on Ask Sara, tips for using the original pot, the wok. Finally, Sara helps a young bride with an easy one-pot meal - Greek shrimp, farro and greens.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 15, 2018 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Mid-East Eats (#806H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The clean eating of the Middle East is on display when Sara visits Israeli-American chef Einat Admony to make her signature casserole, sinaya. Sara also contributes her own baked chicken thighs with artichokes and lemon pickles.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 16, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 17, 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: Sun, Oct 21, 2018 -- 7:30am Remind me

Significant Salad (#519H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

If you've packed on the pounds lately, we have solution - salads that cut the calories without cutting the flavor, Sara's steak, mushroom and tomato salad, or scallop and grapefruit salad. We'll also visit the quintessential farmers market to shop for clean greens. It's like a spa in your own home!

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 22, 2018 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Cooks and Books (#807H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

There are cooking clubs and there are book clubs, and this one is both. Every month this Napa, California club picks a cookbook from which to sample recipes at a potluck dinner at a member's house. Sara joins to make two versions - chicken and prunes and shrimp tikka with mango chutney. She also visits a unique men-only cooking club - the Barbecue Pit Boys.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 23, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 24, 2018 -- 1:30am 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: Sun, Oct 28, 2018 -- 7:30am Remind me

Picnics and Tailgates (#403H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Food just tastes better outside, especially at sporting events, outdoor concerts and holiday celebrations. Sara's got some great choices - Homemade Beer Bread with Pulled Chicken Barbecue and Refrigerator Pickles. Then a cool, sweet and salty Two Melon Salad with Feta and Prosciutto, served with Cold Pea Soup with Shrimp and Carrot Garnish. Sara even shows you how to pack it all for an outdoor feast.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 28, 2018 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Five Ingredient Cookout (#520H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Five ingredients all cooked outside - what's not to love about Sara's scallop, basil and prosciutto kebabs? Since we're barbecuing, we decided to go to the master, Hill Country Barbecue's Elizabeth Karmel for her definitive Texas barbeque brisket. Sara cools it off with watermelon lemonade. We'll also visit with YouTube stars, the Barbeque Pit Boys, an international cooking club for men who love meat and heat.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 29, 2018 -- 2:30pm Remind me

A Taste of Northern California (#808H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

California is farming country, and on this episode Sara visits a young farmer who documents his farming life on the vlog, ricefarmingtv.com. Sara then meets a local sushi chef and learns how to make a California roll, and inside out cucumber rolls, and a totally unique sushi burger. In San Francisco, Sara cooks peppery vegetarian rice with wok specialist Grace Young.

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