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Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen
Mon, 09/22/2014 - 8:30pm

#602 : Test cook Bridget Lancaster revives a classic recipe for Crown Roast of Pork. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for measuring spoons. Next, host Christopher Kimball shares the test kitchen’s top food safety tips. And finally, Bridget shows Chris how to make Parmesan-Crusted Asparagus.

It's Sew Easy
Sun, 09/21/2014 - 6:00am

Today’s show takes a look at quilting in a whole new way, as common quilt techniques find their way into fashion. Quilting is not just for on your bed – Angela Wolf introduces the practice of quilting the lining to your garment - just like the couture designers, without batting. Then it’s a turn to traditional quilting with an easy paper piecing technique from Rebecca Kemp Brent.

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 3:00pm

A new, one-hour special explores the scenic wonders and rich cultural traditions of Hawai'i. From spectacular shots of lava pouring from one of the world's most active volcanoes to soaring explorations of lush, unspoiled valleys to reef-skimming underwater forays with sea turtles and dolphins, OVER HAWAI’I presents an illuminating, off-the-beaten-path tour of Hawai'i's six major islands and popular visitor destinations. Interwoven with striking visuals, locals offer insights into the distinctive landscapes and culture of the islands, share surprising facts about Hawai'i's geology, plants and animals; relate ancient stories of Hawaiian deities and discuss traditional beliefs that still play an important role in Hawaiian life today.

Best of the Joy of Painting
Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:30pm

Bob Ross delights and offers encouragement to the painting hobbyist in this encore presentation of THE BEST OF THE JOY OF PAINTING. In these 52 entertaining and instructional episodes, selected from the vast Joy of Paintinglibrary, the soft-spoken Ross creates tranquil natural scenes, including his trademark "happy" clouds, cascading waterfalls, snow-covered forests, serene lakes and distant mountain summits.

KATIE BROWN WORKSHOP VI
Wed, 09/17/2014 - 5:30pm
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#603 : Host Katie Brown provides the essentials for a fun, feminine party: light finger foods, a chocolate treat and projects with a touch of glitz.

In the Kitchen: filo triangles stuffed with feta and spinach, tea sandwiches three ways and chocolate carrot-cake cupcakes with cream cheese filling.
Projects: Repurposing old trays with chalkboard paint and broken jewelry and creating birch wood cones to fill with flowers.

DELICIOUS TV'S VEGAN MASHUP
Tue, 09/16/2014 - 2:00pm
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Episode 101: This episode is packed with good ideas and Miyoko goes “nutty” for vegan cheese you’ll have to try to believe! With our guest chef topping it off with a Cherry Sangria, you’ll be ready to throw your next party. Gruyere and Pear Croustade / Tempeh Bites / Tzatsiki / Beet Tapenade / Cherry Sangria / Ceveche

EAT! DRINK! ITALY! WITH VIC RALLO II
Mon, 09/15/2014 - 9:00pm

Culatello sandwich with charcuterie master Mark Buzzio; the Pugnitello grape with winemaker Leonardo Bellacini in San Felice; Italian Cheese 411 in Sicily; Pasta with Swordfish and Eggplant with chef Massimo Bianco.

Journeys in Africa
Sun, 09/14/2014 - 9:30am
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The name alone conjures up mysterious and exotic images. The architecture and backstory to this once powerful independent kingdom is both amazing and horrifying. Outside of the city, Zanzibar earns its nickname of the Spice Island with huge plantations of everything to make your cooking flavorful. Bill’s final stop is to visit the highly endangered Red Colobus monkeys. Learn why these human-like primates eat dirt for survival.

RICK STEVES SPECIAL:
Fri, 09/12/2014 - 3:00pm

Rick Steves, America's leading authority on European travel, teams up with the Cascade Symphony Orchestra and maestro Michael Miropolsky for a musical journey that begins in the United States, and touches down in seven different European countries. The special, taped at the Edmonds Center for the Arts near Seattle, Wash., celebrates music's power to stir the patriotic soul. Playing musical tour guide, Steves utilizes his extensive knowledge of European history and culture to help set the context for each piece. Then, the orchestra performs a selection of stirring 19th-century anthems by Romantic-era composers, including Grieg, Smetana, Strauss, Berlioz, Elgar, Wagner and Verdi. Each selection honors a particular nationality, while the finale, Beethoven's "Ode to Joy" (Europe's official anthem) pays homage to the continent's motto of "United in Diversity." The music is accompanied by a montage of evocative video images from each country.

Sewing With Nancy
Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:00pm
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#2716 :

Love the look of designer bags, but hate the price? Embroider a “knockoff” bag for less. Tame the trickiest tasks of stitching a designer handbag using sewing and embroidery tips from Nancy and embroidery specialist Eileen Roche. Learn how to add grommets for function and flair. Take sewing handbags to a new level.

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