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Almonds!/Mandorle! (#2616H) Duration: 26:40 STEREO TVG

Pastry baker and cookbook author, Jim Dodge, brings his talents -- and almonds -- nella cucina to create his famous Almond Lemon Torta with Strawberries. Then he helps Mary Ann create her Almond Paste Cheesecake topped with luscious apricots. Along the way, Jim shares many secret tips to successful baking, including how to cut a perfect slice every time.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Jul 24, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Omelet Party/Festa Di Frittata (#2617H) Duration: 26:50 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann returns to Azienda di Majo in Italy where vintner Alessio di Majo gives her quick tour of his farm's thousand acre field that's filled with tens of thousands of asparagus spears ready for harvest. They take what they need and go nella cucina del'Azienda to create three taste-tempting frittatas; Onion and Sweet Pepper, Asparagus, and Potato Frittata. Just as Alessio finishes, his father, Luigi arrives to prepare his famous Spaghetti Omelet Without Eggs.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Rice to the Occasion (#2618H) Duration: 27:09 STEREO TVG

Public television celebrity Chef Martin Yan joins Mary Ann nella cucina in a salute to rice. With knives chopping and veggies sizzling, Martin creates one of his signature dishes, Mint Flavored Rice with Chicken while Mary Ann turns down the flame for Milanese Risotto. Then together they create a Rice and Vegetable Pie. Two great chefs, three great rice recipes and you'll agree that Mary Yan Can Cook!

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 26, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Mixed Grill/Spiedo Misto (#2619H) Duration: 26:58 STEREO TVG

The medieval town of Gubbio, Italy is the site of Taverna del Lupo, the signature restaurant of master chef and hotel owner Rudolfo Mencarelli who prepares an elegant guinea hen dish with Mary Ann which inspires her to go nella cucina and add to the feast by creating a traditional Umbrian Spiedo Misto (Mixed Grill) of meat, poultry and pork perfect for the grill or right in the broiler.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 27, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Classic Pasta of Liguria/La Pasta Classica Di Ligure (#2620H) Duration: 27:13 STEREO TVG

Food writer and book author Laura Schenone brings a unique Ligurian recipe to Mary Ann's kitchen, where together they prepare delicate pasta wafers called Corzetti served in a delicate garlic and olive oil sauce. Mary Ann adds to the fun with Panzoti, an almond-stuffed little ravioli swimming in a butter sauce. Bravissima Laura e Marianna, e bravissima Liguria!

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Cooking Live with Robert Irvine/Cucinando Con Roberto Irvine (#2621H) Duration: 26:29 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann takes to the stage before a live audience with FoodTV Celebrity chef Robert Irvine and pastry wizard Chef Lynn Mansel to create an autumn-themed program. In between laughter and good natured teasing they create a hearty Minestrone, a Stuffed Turkey Breast with prosciutto di Parma. And Apple Carmel Bread Pudding.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Jul 31, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Festival of the Seven Fishes/La Festa Dei Sette Pesci (#2622H) Duration: 26:37 STEREO TVG

Mayor of Boston, the late (and great) Thomas M. Menino and Mary Ann celebrate their Italian American heritage by preparing a Christmas Eve banquet called "The Feast of the Seven Fishes." Starting with Baccala, then Skillet Fried Shrimp, then tuna, smelts, swordfish, calamari and clams, the tradition continues, and so do their appetites!

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Fresh Ricotta/Ricotta Fresca (#2623H) Duration: 27:00 STEREO TVG

Good friend an attorney Ciro Poppiti visits Mary Ann nella cucina, with an ample supply of freshly made ricotta. They proceed to make a stupendous pastry-encased, Ricotta and Mozzarella cheese-stuffed masterpiece; Pizza Carnevale. Then Mary Ann takes up the baton and creates a light-as-a-cloud, orange-flavored Ricotta Cheesecake. Did somebody say "cheese?" Please.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Cooking for Friends/Cucinando Per Gli Amici (#2624H) Duration: 26:31 STEREO TVG

It's Sunday when Mary Ann visits Christina and Carla Pallotta, two sisters who are the driving force behind Nebo Restaurant in Boston, MA, where they're preparing their mom's favorite recipes for visiting friends. Ricotta Gnocchi with Rabe and Pignola Nut Sauce, followed by Stuffed Breast of Veal, with Fontina Cheese, Polenta and Wild Mushrooms on the side. Great sisters. Lucky friends.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Clams/Le Vongole (#2625H) Duration: 26:34 STEREO TVG

Seafood Super Chef Jasper White brings enough freshly-caught clams to make two fantastic dishes, starting with Mary Ann's Spaghetti with Clams and ending with Jasper's unique and unforgettable, Clams Minestrone - yes, you heard right. Minestrone. One spoonful and you'll agree; fantastico!

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Damiano's Gnocchi/Gnocchi Di Damiano (#2626H) Duration: 26:55 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann travels to La Sosta del Rosselino, a small restaurant near Florence, Italy to discover the secret of chef/owner Damiano's signature Potato gnocchi; simple to make, soft as clouds, drifting in a butter sauce and utterly unforgettable. Inspired, Mary Ann goes nella cucina to create - just as heavenly - Gnocchi di Spinaci e Ricotta (Spinach and Ricotta Cheese Gnocchi) with a hint of mint and nutmeg.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Chicken Never Tasted So Good/Pollo Mai Assaggiato Cosi Buono (#2401) Duration: 26:57 STEREO TVG

It's "Here, chick, chick, chick..." when Mary Ann shows you how quick and easy it is to prepare a clever Chicken and Cauliflower Lasagne. Then upon a waiting bed of hot polenta she serves up a Venetian specialty, Burano Style Chicken.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Focaccia Recco-Style/Focaccia Di Recco (#2402) Duration: 27:03 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann re-creates, step-by-step, the elegant art of making one of Liguria's most famous "street foods" Focaccia di Recco, named after the town that made it famous for its crispy outsides and creamy, cheese-filled insides that have captured the hearts - and appetites - of Italians, and now Americans too!

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

And The Winner Is.... (#2403) Duration: 26:59 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann travels to Toscana Saporita Cooking School in Tuscany to cook with recipe award-winner Nadine Mesch, whose Seared Tuna Topped with Fennel and Arugula and Caper Lemon Sauce recipe won the grand prize award and a trip to Italy. Mary Ann adds her signature Papardelle with Ragu to the table and it's a blue-ribbon day for everyone.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

The Art of the Artichoke/L'arte Del Carciofo (#2404) Duration: 26:58 STEREO TVG

Frozen in the freezer or fresh from the garden, Mary Ann elevates artichokes to a new art form, when she goes nella cucina, to the kitchen, to create a quick and elegant, puff-pastry Artichoke Tart. And then turns ordinary risotto into a rhapsodic Risotto with Artichokes.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Eat Legumes/Mangiate I Legumi (#2405) Duration: 27:05 STEREO TVG

Nothing takes the chill out of a cold winter's night better than hot and hearty Straccetti with Cannellini Beans, complete with homemade pasta, and Mary Ann shows you how. And when summer rolls around? Roll out a happy bowl of Chickpea Salad, filled with prosciutto di parma, olives and fresh thyme.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Classic Piedmont Antipasti/Antipasti alla Piemontese (#2406) Duration: 26:38 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann travels to Pattie Bongiovanni's castle in the Piedmont region of Italy, where she makes herself home in Pattie's kitchen to prepare an antipasti table filled with memorable, regional treats, like Little Ricotta Cheese Balls, Peppers Castellana Style, and a bowl of crunchy vegetables perfect for dipping in a Bagna Cauda of extra virgin olive oil.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Gubana and Colomba/Gubana E Colomba (#2407) Duration: 27:02 STEREO TVG

Pastry Master Chef Nick Malgieri joins Mary Ann nella cucina to reveal the secret of creating the perfect Gubana, a sweet, spiraled cross between bread and cake, filled with chocolate, raisins, and orange zest. Mary Ann makes Easter that much sweeter by preparing a classic, dove-shaped Colomba.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 16, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Who Wants Prosciutto di San Danielle?/Chi Vuole Prosciutto di San Daniele? (#2408) Duration: 26:57 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann makes Prosciutto San Daniele the star of the show when she prepares a simple yet delicious Prosciutto San Danielle Roll-Ups, Parmesan Cheese Pudding and Prosciutto di San Daniele Salad.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Aug 17, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

A Day Without Pasta? Never!/Una Giornata senza la Pasta? Mai! (#2409) Duration: 27:04 STEREO TVG

Gluten-free doesn't mean pasta free, when Mary Ann shows you how to prepare an unforgettable Gluten-free Pasta with Mushroom and Prosciutto di Parma Ragu. In a hurry? Slow down with Mary Ann's make-and-forget Slow Cook Lasagne.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Piedmont Veggies/Le Verdure Alla Piemontese (#2410) Duration: 26:52 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann's at the market in Mondovi, Italy to pick up fresh veggies for some terrific Piedmont recipes. Then she heads back nel castello, to the castle kitchen of good friend Pattie Bongiovanni, to prepare a creamy Carrot and Cauliflower Soup, delicate Stuffed Cabbage Rolls, and then finishes off her veggie voyage with a Piedmont Savory Custard.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Shrimp Two Ways/Due Modi Di Gamberi (#2411) Duration: 26:55 STEREO TVG

Seafood Master chef and bosom-buddy Jasper White brings Mary Ann stupendous shrimp, the likes of which she's never seen. Jasper starts off the feast with his classic, spicy Shrimp Fra Diavolo. Then Mary Ann surprises him with Shrimp on Sand with with Marinated Vegetables. Just wait until you see the "sand."

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Classic and New Salads/L' Insalate Classiche e Nuove (#2412) Duration: 26:54 STEREO TVG

Guy's garden is in all its glory, when Mary Ann comes to harvest the veggies she need to create some creative salads, starting with a poached-perfect Salmon Salad, a crunchy, crispy Roasted Kale Salad and finishes off with a rarely-seen Italian Agretti Salad.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 23, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Bigne! (#2413) Duration: 26:57 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann's got cream puffs on her mind, light as a cloud, crunchy and delicious, and filled with wondrous delights. And who better to make them with than master pastry chef and chocolatier Wilhelm Wanders at the Baking Education Center in Norwich, Vermont.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Candy Wrapper Pasta/La Pasta Di Caramelle (#2414) Duration: 26:56 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann makes magic with a fresh pasta creation that looks like candy and tastes like heaven, called Caramelle. Each bite-sized, tiny pillow shaped masterpiece, twisted at each end, filled with ricotta cheese, prosciutto di parma, parmigiano reggiano cheese, then goes for a happy swim in a butter sauce, on its way to your waiting fork.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Would You Like a Bowl of Soup?/Vorebbe Una Ciotola della Minestra (#2415) Duration: 27:00 STEREO TVG

When all else fails, soup wins, when Mary Ann creates three masterpieces nella cucina, starting with a velvety-smooth Cream of Carrot and Potato Soup, and then goes fishing with a surprisingly satisfying Swordfish Minestrone. Break out the bowls and spoons and sit down for soup!

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Piedmont Cheese/I Formaggi Piemontesi (#2416) Duration: 27:10 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann and good friend Pattie Bongiovanni, a visit the village of Valcasotto in Italy's Piedmont region to buy some artisanal cheese from the Beppino Occelli cheese company, before returning to the castle kitchen to make creamy rich, meat and cheese-filled Cannelloni to die for.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Give Me Rice/Dammi Il Riso (#2417) Duration: 27:05 STEREO TVG

Crispy on the outside, creamy on the inside, Mary Ann turns plain Arborio rice into a symphony of porcini mushrooms and mozzarella cheese, all rolled up into Little Rice Balls, and then covered with bread crumbs, deep fried to perfection, and topped with spicy hot tomato sauce. Seconds anyone? Thirds?

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 30, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Little Bites/Stuzzichini (#2418) Duration: 26:50 STEREO TVG

These "little bites" become a BIG hit when Mary Ann prepares Celery Stuffed with Cheese and Hazelnuts, and then mixes anchovies, parsley and garlic for some fantastic, Anchovy Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes. And just when you don't have room for more, you make room for her signature Zucchini Meatballs.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me
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    • 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 […]

    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

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

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