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A Perfect Roast (#617H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Roasting enhances the flavor of any kind of meat and Lidia often makes a roast for family meals. Today's menu includes a salad of warm greens with bacon and mushrooms; an easy and elegant roasted pork loin with cabbage and dried cherry sauce; and roasted pear, blueberry and grape compote for dessert.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 23, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Growing Up Italian (#703H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Lidia talks about growing up and family traditions in this episode. Featured recipes include Shrimp and Mixed Bean Salad, a Roasted Garlic Crostini and Papperdelle with Mixed Fresh Mushrooms. A refreshing "Panache" is shared with her mother Erminia.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 23, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Oct 24, 2019 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 2, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Memories of the Mountains (#702H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Northern Italy has some of the most stunning mountains and scenery on the Italian peninsula. In this episode, Lidia explores some of the classic culinary traditions of this area including a hearty Minestrone soup that she freshens up with pesto. In addition, she makes a delicious Stuffed Cabbage with her grandson, Lorenzo. Desserts are quick and easy and include delicious Italian "gelato."

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 26, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Southern Italian Salads (#618H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Calabria is famous for its fiery salami spread, 'nduja. It is delicious on warm grilled bread, and Lidia shows viewers how to make a bruschetta with 'nduja. She then makes raw and cooked salad for summer with green beans and tomatoes, a wonderful way to enjoy seasonal vegetables.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 30, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Storytime with Grandma (#704H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Lidia's mother, Erminia, is known to all as "Grandma." She is known for her laughter, singing and entertaining culinary moments with Lidia. In this episode, featured recipes include Corn and Zucchini Minestra, Fried Risotto and Beef & Root Vegetables Braised in Red Wine. "Salute" to Grandma!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 30, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Oct 31, 2019 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 9, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Everything Rice (#619H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Today is all about rice, and Lidia teaches viewers how to master the technique of making risotto. She starts with an Italian classic, risotto with mushrooms. Next is red onions stuffed with rice. No food should be wasted, and Lidia shows viewers how to use risotto leftovers by making fried risotto.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 6, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me

My Italian American (#705H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Italian American classics are what Lidia discovered as a young 12 year old arriving in America. In this episode, she shares some of her favorites: Bolognese Sauce; Asparagus Salad and a lighter and more contemporary version of the Chicken Pizzaiola.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 6, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 7, 2019 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 16, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Chocolate and Dinner (#620H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In today's episode, Lidia shares some of her favorite chocolate desserts and one deliciously creamy risotto recipe. First, she makes a chocolate hazelnut bread parfait, a special treat she had growing up. Lidia then makes a soft and creamy spoon dessert, chocolate zabaglione. Lastly, she prepares a rich and smooth risotto with artichokes, sunchokes, and mint.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 13, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Love Your Vegetables (#706H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Italians love their vegetables, and so does Lidia! This episode will feature three healthy and delicious Italian vegetable dishes including: Salad of Warm Greens with Bacon & Mushrooms; Leek and Prosciutto Grain; and Butternut Squash Soup.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 13, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 14, 2019 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 23, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Fresh Catch (#621H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

ish is a staple on Lidia's table and today, Lidia shares a simple menu for a party based around fish. In the summertime, she likes to turn on the grill and make shrimp spiedini with zucchini and tomato salsa. She serves them with seared salmon paillards with arugula salad. And finally, Cody Hogan from Lidia's Kansas City joins Lidia in the kitchen and they make monkfish meatballs served in tomato sauce.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 20, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Trattoria Favorites (#707H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

We all love the rustic feeling of an Italian trattoria that serves delicious comfort food. This episode features some trattoria favorites incluing: Linguine with Clams and Broccoli; Burrata with Grilled Bread and a special Almond Tart from the heel of Italy.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 20, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 21, 2019 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 30, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

A Bright Summer Feast (#622H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Lidia loves bringing people together in her kitchen, and she shares two recipes that are wonderful for a buffet-style meal, her favorite way of entertaining guests. She starts with a quick and easy lemony shrimp over zucchini with a sauce of garlic, butter, white wine, lemon, bread crumbs and parsley. Next on the menu is one of Lidia's favorite soups, clam soup, served with plenty of grilled bread on the side.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 27, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Great Grains (#708H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Grains are back in style, yet Italians have been using them for centuries. Lidia shares some of her favorite grain based recipes in this episode including: Risotto with Mushrooms; Barley, Kale & Butternut Squash Risotto; and Polenta Torta with Gorgonzola and Savory Cabbage.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 27, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 28, 2019 -- 1:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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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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