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Global Gastronomy (#110H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Jacques brings together culinary treasures from exotic cuisines around the world. He starts in Asia with Japanese-inspired broiled salmon with miso glaze followed by a colorful feast of chirashi sushi. This smorgasbord of seafood is followed by authentic, vibrant South American flavors in an easy-to-follow recipe of grilled chicken tenders with chimichurri. Jacques then takes our taste buds across the Atlantic to Europe for a spirited ending of sabayon with Madeira and grapes.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Sep 22, 2017 -- 2:00pm
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 -- 4:30pm
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 6, 2017 -- 5:30pm Remind me

Cooking for the President (#108H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Jacques' illustrious cooking career includes time in the Elysee Palace cooking for the French President. At the young age of 22 and alongside his best friend, pastry chef Jean-Claude Szurdak, Jacques cooked classic dishes for the de Gaulle family. Now he replicates them for us beginning with a first course of morel and shrimp eggs en cocotte. The two chefs continue their Presidential menu with a meaty main course of veal chops dijonnaise served on a bed of simple and delicious peas with basil. Together they prepare a decadent chocolate souffle for a perfectly sweet and splendid ending.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 22, 2017 -- 5:30pm

Taste Bud Temptations (#109H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Classic French cuisine didn't include raw fish when Jacques was growing up, but now both he and his wife Gloria indulge their appreciation for the natural delicacy with his first recipe of tuna tartare with bagel chips and radishes. Tuna makes a second appearance on the show in the canned version when Jacques combines four simple ingredients to make tuna mascarpone cream, a perfect party appetizer. Jacques then prepares a Spanish tortilla in a step-by-step demonstration, a piece de resistance for any brunch menu. Jacques' granddaughter Shorey stops by to help make a strawberry confiture and a velvety caramelized pear custard. The perfect way to end the meal!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 -- 10:30am
  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 29, 2017 -- 5:30pm Remind me

Gloria's Favorites (#114H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Jacques dedicates today's dishes to his wife Gloria and their many years spent together in the kitchen. He kicks off with an extravagant, yet easy and elegant Pressed Caviar Canape. Jacques then pops the top from a bottle of beer to make a simple batter for his Corn Fritters topped with Smoked Salmon. And while the oil is still hot, he browns Fried Eggplant Fans to a perfect crispy crunch using a tempura batter. Next comes a quick bowl of Vietnamese Hanoi Chicken Soup served with zesty accoutrements. Finally, he utilizes often-overlooked offal for Gloria's memorable Pork Kidneys With Mushroom And Vermouth Sauce.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 25, 2017 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 20, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Offal Good (#111H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In Jacques' kitchen, nothing goes to waste! Today, he espouses the virtues of offal and prepares a menu of several underutilized "variety meats," including one of his wife's favorites, chicken livers in mushroom port sauce. Jacques then recreates a classic from his childhood in France using offal - tripe and pigs' feet ragout. This hearty, slow-cooked dish flavored with a fragrant bouquet garni is accompanied by pommes persille. Finally, he demonstrates the best techniques for curing and cooking beef tongue and tops it with a ravigote sauce.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Sep 29, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 7, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 13, 2017 -- 5:30pm Remind me

Shorey's Petite Appetite (#115H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Shorey, Jacques' granddaughter, joins him in the kitchen, bringing her petite yet progressive palate in tow! She follows along as Jacques prepares one of her favorites, escargots in baked potatoes. The two continue, creating stuffed tomatoes - a Pepin heirloom recipe passed down through several genera-tions. Jacques then shares an afterschool favorite from his childhood, appropriately named pain de quatre heures or "the four o'clock bread," filled with hazelnuts and chocolate. A crunchy bite of chocolate-pistachio brittle brings the lesson to a close and a smile to their faces.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 2, 2017 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 27, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Catch O' The Day (#112H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Jacques' summer itinerary always includes friends, fishing, and cooking the wonderful bounty from the sea. He begins with a grilled striped bass with olive topping and then, as he loves all mollusks, he takes the time to demonstrate shucking clams two ways. The result is top neck clams with vinegar and scallion sauce, a tasty appetizer and Gloria's linguine with clam sauce, direct from his wife's preferred list. For the final seafood selection, he masterfully fillets and poaches fish for a delectable cod in light cream sauce.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 6, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
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Cuisine De Ma Cherie (#116H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In honor of their love, Jacques prepares a meal of his wife Gloria's favorites. First he creates a tasty herbed omelet with shrimp. He then goes on to combine cilantro with Gloria's favorite ingredient, rice, to make cilantro rice, which pairs perfectly with a stew of calamari with saffron and cucumber, onion and mint salad. The whole meal is followed with a Pepin spin on a classic dessert, rice pudding with dried cherries and blueberry sauce.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 9, 2017 -- 5:30pm Remind me

Julia Remembered (#113H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Jacques takes a stroll down memory lane as he lovingly prepares dishes once enjoyed with his dear cooking companion Julia Child. Jacques' retrospective menu begins with a shucking lesson, the first steps towards an oyster chowder with potatoes, spinach and corn. Jacques then recreates Julia's classic South of France eggplant-tomato gratin, a dish with layers of rustic flavors. He recalls going head-to-head with Julia for a winning hamburger royale using fresh ground beef and all the fixin's.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 13, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 27, 2017 -- 5:30pm Remind me

Sweet Endings with Shorey (#117H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Jacques' granddaughter Shorey is back in the kitchen and she's all grown up but she's never too old for dessert! And it all starts with a little butter, freshly made for a quick tartine de confiture. Fresh fruit recipes follow with peaches marty and rhubarb-honey coupe with creamy yogurt sauce. Shorey's love of chocolate isn't forgotten with chocolate pistachio biscotti, which proves to be a perfect lesson in baking, as Jacques guides her measurements and mixtures. Finally, Shorey and Jacques shape mini chocolate truffles to round out their confectionary creations.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 16, 2017 -- 5:30pm Remind me

Viva Mexico! (#118H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Jacques spends some of the winter months at his home-away-from-home, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. Time basking in the sunshine and savoring the local flavors along with an occasional visit from friend Rick Bayless has inspired him to take us on a culinary adventure, beginning with a refreshing hibiscus flower cocktail. He continues with a duo of superlative seafood dishes of Yucatan ceviche and fillet of sole Riviera with pico de gallo. From sea to pasture, beef fillet mini steaks with mushrooms and shallots makes for a substantial main course. Finally, he ends with a frozen fruit dessert of grapefruit granite with mango and mojito cocktail.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 23, 2017 -- 5:30pm Remind me

Kitchen Companions (#119H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

There's never a dull moment when Jean-Claude joins Jacques in the kitchen! The dynamic duo team up to create a flavor-filled feast, beginning with octopus stew with onions, paprika and wine served over a creamy polenta. Jean-Claude goes on to prepare the molds while Jacques blends up a velvety mixture for a corn souffle to go alongside Jean-Claude's favorite venison in sweet-and-sour sauce. Prunes in red wine make for the perfect classical ending.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 30, 2017 -- 5:30pm 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.

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