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Michael Lomonaco (#120) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG

Chef Michael Lomonaco marinates quail and venison, then creates boar bacon and rabbit sausage to form a mixed game grill. Using indirect heating with the coals on one side, Lomonaco cooks these dishes together outside on the grill. Back in the kitchen, he creates a berry relish and home-fried potatoes.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Nov 24, 2017 -- 11:30am
  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 29, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Johanne Killeen and George Germon (#118) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Husband and wife George Germon and Johanne Killeen, originally trained as artists, taught themselves how to cook. They create a triple citrus meringue tart, stressing the importance of keeping all the crust ingredients cold when using a food processor.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 27, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Carol Field (#119) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Author, teacher and baker Carol Field prepares grissini (bread sticks) and rustic country bread with which she makes bruschetta. Field offers a number of tips and hints, such as using wet hands when dealing with wet dough.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Nov 28, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Monique Barbeau (#121) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Chef Monique Barbeau prepares tequila cured gravlax with savory dill pancakes. Using fresh salmon (with skin), she cures the fish in tequila and spices, and then makes a creme fraiche with tomatoes to use as a sauce over the gravlax. Next she prepares dill pancakes without eggs. Finally, Barbeau puts all the elements together to form a small sandwich that's topped with fried capers.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 29, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Jacques Torres (#122) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Jacques Torres creates a chocolate presentation with pralines. First he demonstrates his technique for tempering dark and white chocolate. Then, once the chocolates have been melted, Torres applies the melted chocolate to florist-style plastic wrap, bubble wrap and molds. When the chocolate sets, he cuts and designs the chocolate in an artistic presentation; then he creates non-brittle pralines using a wide assortment of nuts.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 30, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Alfred Portale (#123) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Alfred Portale creates duck soup with foie gras ravioli and black truffles. He demonstrates how to bone a duck and offers hints for its preparation. Portale also provides a great deal of information about the wild and fresh vegetables he uses in the soup.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Mark Militello (#124) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Chef Mark Militello creates a hearts of palm salad to complement his Jamaican-style yellowtail red snapper. He uses hot peppers in his salad and recommends coating your fingers with oil to protect from the heat. Militello also offers other tips, such as scoring the fish to prevent it from curling up and shrinking, and flipping the fish away from oneself when frying so that the oil or butter doesn't splash back.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Julian Serrano (#125) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Julian Serrano creates a lobster and chicken paella for a main course and creme fraiche ice cream with almond roasted figs and honey lime peaches for dessert. When making the paella, Serrano uses a paellero -- a shallow, wide pan -- to make the paella.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Joachim Splichal (#126) Duration: 25:36 STEREO TVG

Joachim Splichal creates braised lamb shank on barley risotto. He recommends lightly flouring the lamb shanks so that they will brown easier and also help thicken the sauce.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Roberto Donna (#127) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Lynne Rossetto Kasper, an expert on Italian foods, creates a Sunday night pasta with balsamic vinegar, cooking the garlic very slowly until it's sweet and mellow. Chef Roberto Donna creates homemade pasta with pesto sauce with a chestnut flour and demonstrates how to hand-roll each piece.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me

Jimmy Sneed (#128) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Jimmy Sneed creates a stuffed turkey leg, using shitake mushrooms and Virginia smoked ham in the stuffing. Chef Sneed demonstrates how to debone the turkey. As an accompaniment, he prepares grits and asparagus.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me

Roberto Donna (#101) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Chef Roberto Donna creates pizza margherita and panino di pizza, and demonstrates his techniques for making pizza dough -- gently kneading, petting, patting and tossing the dough to avoid disturbing the yeast. He also suggests tearing basil leaves to get the best flavor.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 21, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Lynne Rossetto Kasper (#103) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Lynne Rossetto Kasper creates a "Renaissance-style" roast leg of lamb inspired by Italian cooking of the 16th century. She also prepares a sumptuous side dish of green beans with fresh mortadella, savoring the tastes of her Italian heritage.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 28, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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

KQED DTV Channels

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

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.