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Decorative Breads (#1003H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Take your bread-baking skills to the next level to make three boulangerie- quality breads: a crusty golden brown artisanal boule, a unique "edible landscape" onion and leek focaccia, and a buttery, multi-layered brioche feuilletee.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Jul 20, 2018 -- 1:00am

Classic Italian Cookies (#912H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In Italian, la dolce vita means the sweet life so it seems fitting that Italians eat cookies at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. On today's show, Martha shares three scrumptious recipes including Sicilian buccellati cookies filled with a delicious combination of pecans, figs, and raisins, Italian wafer cookies known as pizzelle, and the distinctive diamond-shaped zaleti found throughout Venice. You'll definitely want to add these to your repertoire!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 22, 2018 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Aug 5, 2018 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Cookies of Greece (#910H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

On today's show, Martha demonstrates how to create the authentic flavors of Greece using a variety of unique ingredients: walnut and honey baklava with layers of buttered phyllo, mastiha lends a gently pine and anise flavor to kourabiedes, and twice-baked paximadia flavored with ouzo, sesame seeds, and a hint of orange. All fit for a celebration!

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 22, 2018 -- 2:00pm Remind me

New England (#706H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Join Martha as she shares four iconic recipes highlighting New England's rich culinary heritage. A cheddar-crusted apple pie featuring a unique twist on a traditional flavor pairing; old-fashioned steamed Boston brown bread that's made in a can; and a delicious citrus curd-filled deep-dish lemon-blueberry tart. Plus, hermit bars, a molasses-based bar cookie that was baked to last but won't!

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 24, 2018 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Elegant Cookies (#1004H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Join Martha for recipes that turn humble cookies into art: "faux bois" vanilla and chocolate shortbread decorated with chocolate bark and pistachio moss, embellished wreath cookies with sugared flowers, and pretty-as-a-picture cherry blossom cookies.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 26, 2018 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 -- 1:00am Remind me

French Cookies (#913H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

When it comes to baked goods, no one does it better than the French. Today on Martha Bakes, time-tested techniques in three renowned French cookies: papillons with their caramelized exteriors and flakey layers within, French meringues in a rainbow of colors and flavors, and perhaps the most popular cookie in France, sables Bretons.

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  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 29, 2018 -- 8:00am Remind me

Cookies of the Netherlands (#911H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

For a country as small as the Netherlands, the Dutch have a huge variety of cookies. On today's show, Martha shares three famous cookie recipes and how they got their unusual names: speculaas traditionally formed using carved wooden molds, stroopwafels made from two waffles sandwiched together with caramel, and buttery, crisp arnhemse meisjes, cookies named for the girls of Arhhem.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 29, 2018 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Gulf (#707H) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG

Along the Gulf Coast, tremendous pride is taken in serving guests, from the most elegant hors d'oeuvres to the tallest of layer cakes. In this lesson, Martha shares her invaluable techniques for preparing three spectacular desserts: an irresistible Southern caramel cake, Mississippi mud tart with an easy press-in crust, and a Lane cake that's sure to take center stage at any celebration. Plus, cheese straws, a quintessential Southern party snack.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 31, 2018 -- 2:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Aug 5, 2018 -- 8:00am Remind me

Magnificent Meringues (#1005H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Learn the foundation for three different meringue-based desserts: meringue wreath with jewel-like sugared berries, chocolate angel food cake with a decadent milk chocolate frosting, and almond dacquoise bombes.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 2, 2018 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Aug 3, 2018 -- 1:00am Remind me

Pennsylvania Dutch (#708H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The Pennsylvania Dutch community is known for its cakes, pies, and pastries. In this lesson, four recipes showcasing their rich culinary heritage: citrusy Montgomery pie, irresistible cream cheese-filled pumpkin whoopie pies, and the most tender apple dumplings. And for all you chocolate lovers, chocolate whoopee pies with vanilla buttercream. Recipes that are sure to become family favorites!

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 7, 2018 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Breakfast Pastries (#1006H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Join Martha to make an easy-to-prepare sweet-yeasted dough in three addictive recipes: pear and frangipane pastries, a pull-apart cinnamon and brown butter swirl designed to share, and mouth-watering jam-filled croustades.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 9, 2018 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Aug 10, 2018 -- 1:00am Remind me

South Atlantic (#709H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Entertaining in the South Atlantic wouldn't be complete without dessert. Martha prepares Virginia peanut pie, a cross between a peanut butter cookie and peanut brittle; Lady Baltimore cake, a birthday favorite; and ever-popular strawberry shortcake.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 14, 2018 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Fanciful Tarts (#1007H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Learn time-tested tips and techniques for creating showstopping tarts, such as red fruit tart piled high with colorful berries, lemon custard tarts filled with a citrusy curd, and a rosy pink apple tart.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 16, 2018 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Aug 17, 2018 -- 1:00am Remind me

West (#710H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The Western States are paradise for home bakers and chefs alike. Join Martha as she shares four extraordinary regional favorites: Blum's coffee crunch cake, known for its honeycomb covering; gateau Basque, a Nevada specialty filled with pastry cream and brandy-soaked cherries, individual pineapple upside-down cakes, and date bars, made with California's favorite desert fruit. Recipes so delicious, you'll want to take a trip out West!

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 21, 2018 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Impressive Chocolate Desserts (#1008H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Bake three recipes to satisfy every chocoholic's cravings: s'mousses, a twist on the campfire favorite of graham crackers, marshmallow and chocolate; a mouth-watering chocolate and peanut butter tart; and a triple chocolate ice cream cake.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 23, 2018 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Aug 24, 2018 -- 1:00am Remind me

Southwest (#711H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Southwestern cuisine is deeply rooted in Spanish, Mexican, and Native American culinary tradition. In this lesson, Martha shares treasured recipes from the region including aniseed-flavored cookies called biscochitos, flan, a rich custard topped with caramel, and a remarkably moist tres leches cake. Plus, discover the secret behind the flakiest cookies and pastries ever!

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 28, 2018 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Decorated Cupcakes (#1009H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Brighten someone's day with three scrumptious cupcakes: orange curd cupcakes topped with citrusy orange chips, elegant brownie cupcakes topped with sugared pansies, and buttercream sunflower and marzipan ladybug decorated cupcakes.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 30, 2018 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Aug 31, 2018 -- 1:00am 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

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

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KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
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)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
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)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.