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Ramp-Ing Up to Spring (#212H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Vivian hunts for ramps - Appalachian wild leeks - with renowned bacon purveyor Alan Benton near his home in the Tennessee countryside. Vivian's "ramp dealer" brings her his freshest stash, foraged from the North Carolina mountains. Proud grandparents watch as Theo and Flo show off a piglet and a baby goat at the county agriculture show. Vivian uses ramps like a spring onion, making a compound butter and pimped grits, and serving up grilled ramps, pickled ramps and sauteed ramps at a dinner party.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jun 19, 2019 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Stop, Squash and Roll (#301H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

With squash season in full effect, trouble with the twins, staffing issues at the Boiler Room and a new cookbook overloading her plate, Vivian seeks motherly advice from Mrs. Scarlett and her sister Johnna over a Southern classic: squash and onions.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jun 23, 2019 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 10, 2019 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Eggs A Dozen Ways (#213H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Vivian finally makes good on a promise to cook for a friend's supper club, and she seizes the moment to experiment with an egg dish that she hopes will wow New York City's James Beard House crowd. She visits with her egg producer and learns the ins and outs of egg varieties, from chickens to ducks to guineas to partridges. She takes us through how to boil an egg and shares Miss Scarlett's secrets for a southern party staple: the perfect deviled egg. In the restaurant, Vivian anxiously prepares for her gala James Beard Foundation dinner, a new kind of debut in the food world.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jun 26, 2019 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Persimmon Style (#507H) Duration: 26:46 SRND51 TVG

Vivian takes the twins to pick persimmons and learns about the different varieties of the fruit. She then takes that knowledge to Atlanta. Back in Kinston, she gets a pudding lesson from chef Bill Smith of Crook's Corner in Chapel Hill.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jun 29, 2019 -- 6:00am Remind me

Chasing Trout (#508H) Duration: 26:46 SRND51 TVG

Vivian plans a respite from the road during the holidays, but is busy at home. She volunteers at a soup kitchen and does one last book signing in Kinston. She prepares a Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner where trout - from roe to filet - shines.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jun 29, 2019 -- 6:30am Remind me

Liver Lover (#509H) Duration: 26:46 SRND51 TVG

Vivian visits a restaurant known for fried liver and learns that not all livers are created equal, but all are equally good for you. Mrs. Scarlett's humble beef liver and onions inspires Vivian to add a fancy, controversial liver dish to the menu.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jun 29, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

King Cornbread (#510H) Duration: 26:46 SRND51 TVG

Vivian visits a Kinston institution that merges cornbread with another Southern signature to make "pig and a puppy," then crafts a version for a charity dinner. Mrs. Scarlett and Ms. Lillie's cornbread cook-off showcases their different traditions.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jun 29, 2019 -- 7:30am Remind me

All Sunchoked Up (#408H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Flo and Theo's pre-school class visit the restaurant for a meal where table manners are the focus, but exceptionally slow service makes everyone antsy, especially Ben. When her sunchoke recipe doesn't make the grade, Vivian enlists guidance from an old friend.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jun 29, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Pretty In Peach (#302H) Duration: 26:16 STEREO TVG

Mrs. Scarlett teaches Vivian the secrets of Gramma Hill's canned peaches and shares memories from her own childhood. Vivian sweats through a Thanksgiving-in-July photo shoot while a major mix-up leaves the restaurant team scrambling.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jun 30, 2019 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 17, 2019 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Eggs Two Dozen Ways (#214H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

A month of planning and preparation peaks as Vivian's invitation to cook at the prestigious James Beard House becomes a reality. Warren Brothers, his wife, Jane, and other friends from Kinston bring their particular brand of Eastern North Carolina charm, making everyone feel at right at home. As Warren and company charm the pants off the fancy food writers and television critics, Vivian frets about perfectly cracking 85 eggs for each plate. But before she can get there, the deep fryer breaks, bringing the Beard House a lot closer to hell's kitchen.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 3, 2019 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Gettin' Figgy with It (#303H) Duration: 26:16 STEREO TVG

Vivian is under the gun to pen an entire book chapter on figs in three days. The stress inspires a fig and honey bourbon slushie tasting and a fig preserves session. After much debate, Vivian and Ben decide to charge for bread at the restaurant.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 7, 2019 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 24, 2019 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Pickle Perfect (#304H) Duration: 26:16 STEREO TVG

Vivian visits her friend Nancy for a surprisingly comforting combination of homemade pickles, chicken salad and chocolate cake. Ben and Vivian audition a new chef to offer Ben some relief and much-needed time to focus on his art.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 14, 2019 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 31, 2019 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Prickly Business (#305H) Duration: 26:16 STEREO TVG

Vivian's mentor, Scott Barton, stops by the restaurant and shares the African roots of okra. Vivian learns that picking okra is a prickly business and gets a crash course in food styling during a photo session for her upcoming cookbook.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 21, 2019 -- 11:30am Remind me

If You Can't Beet Em.... (#306H) Duration: 26:16 STEREO TVG

Matt from Crooked Fence Produce shows Vivian how to make "the best pickled beets she ever ate." Vivian incorporates beets into an unconventional chocolate cake in honor of Ms. Mary's 89th birthday. There's no telling how Ms. Lillie will respond.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 28, 2019 -- 11:30am Remind me
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    • KQED Transmitter will be off (03/06/2019)

      KQED transmitter will off on March 6th at  3-6 at 3am-6am.  This will disrupt over-the-air reception and DirectTV viewers. Comcast and Monterey reception will not be impacted.

    • KQED FM on Comcast services

      KQED FM and other radio channels were recently dropped from Comcast’s local cable offerings. Affected users can still listen to KQED at 88.5 FM on their radios, or listen to the live stream at kqed.org/listenlive or by downloading the KQED app, or on smart speakers.

    • KQED DT9, Sutro Tower – Mon 8/20 thru Fri 8/24/18

      Engineers at Sutro Tower in San Francisco will be doing their annual maintenance work 9am-4pm Mon 8/20 through Fri 8/24.  All stations transmitting from Sutro Tower will be dropping to half-power each day, and perhaps moving from main antennas at the top of the tower to auxiliary antennas at the “waist” (middle) of the tower … Continue reading KQED DT9, Sutro Tower – Mon 8/20 thru Fri 8/24/18

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

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