Baking With Julia, hosted by the late culinary grande dame Julia Child, features the country’s outstanding pastry chefs, bakers, teachers and cookbook authors offering indispensable techniques, time-honored tips and meticulously tested recipes that make home baking successful and satisfying. Bakers demonstrate recipes for the extraordinary variety of breads now popular across the country and the greatest examples of America’s favorite course — dessert.
Sat, 06/01/2013 - 6:00pm
Your summer fruits and vegetables are growing beautifully. P. Allen Smith, gardener extraordinaire, will show you how to take them fresh from the garden to your dinner table. Your summer bounty will include: tomatoes, berries, salad greens and more. Enjoy the goodness straight from your backyard.
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen
Fri, 05/31/2013 - 1:30pm
The professor crisscrosses the Midwest for a collection of the region's best grilling recipes: Grilled Pitas grilled Red Pepper Dip he picked up in the Motor City; a spectacular Bratwurst "Hot Tub" - the tailgate classic from Sheboygan, Wisconsin; Mexican-style Grilled Corn from the Windy City and an all-new take on burgers - Veal Burgers with Dill from the Minnesota's Twin Cities.
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated
Thu, 05/30/2013 - 8:30pm
Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a Simple Grill-Roasted Turkey and serves it with Cranberry Chutney. Next, Chris reveals the Test Kitchen’s best tips for taking the temperature of a turkey. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for All Purpose Cleaners in the Equipment Corner.
Katie Brown Workshop
Wed, 05/29/2013 - 5:30pm
Thought frames were just for hanging artwork? Katie demonstrates simple and effective ways to frame food, crafts and garden projects. Recipes: tasty zucchini tart, planked fish, fruitopia dessert pizza that borders on the divine. Projects: magnetic frame board and ribbon flower frame.
Tue, 05/28/2013 - 2:00pm
Amid the fjords and glacier at Lofoten, a string of islands stretching from the northwestern Norway into the Atlantic, adventurous Tina Nordström hikes a glacier and prepares a chilly apple sorbet and drink. Later she visits a longbow house and Viking museum where she cooks without the benefit of modern-day appliances. Recipes: Storm Soup – Potato and Onion Soup with Horseradish and Ham Breadsticks; Fire- Cooked Salmon on Birch Wood with Caper and Grape Salad; Baked Apples with Cardamom and Vodka Sorbet; Apple Sorbet on Black Ice.
Mon, 05/27/2013 - 7:00pm
Buying local and buying fresh are key to great cooking. This week on Simply Ming, Chef Ming Tsai and longtime friend Boston Chef, Michael Schlow, go to Boston City Hall Plaza Farmer’s Market for a little inspiration and then head back to Chef Schlow’s restaurant, Tico, where they cook up two mouth-watering dishes: Red Tape Steak and a Double Lamb Chop with Pea Shoot-Beet Salad.
Rudy Maxa's World
Sun, 05/26/2013 - 11:00pm
For sheer tropical splendor, the islands of Tahiti and Bora Bora stand alone. Hyper blue lagoons, white-sand beaches, fish of every shape, size and color, as well as a generous and welcoming people make these islands favorite destinations for travelers from around the world. Lush aerial photography is a highlight of this episode.
Sat, 05/25/2013 - 6:00pm
The unofficial start of summer begins today. If you grill it, they will come, with forks, knives and a big appetite. Fear not as Create’s expert grill master, Steven Raichlen will show you how to cook the perfect steak and prepare ribs so succulent that they will make your mouth water. Just make sure you have plenty of napkins on hand, to wipe up all the barbecue sauce. Fire up the grill and enjoy the first cookout of the season!
Around The House with Matt and Shari
Fri, 05/24/2013 - 5:30pm
Around the House travels throughout a home to find and fix 20 of the most common decorating mistakes. We begin in the family room with plant and clutter issues. Then, Shari heads to the bedroom for problems like too small nightstands. Next, we join Matt in the kids’ room and bathroom for furniture placement and outdated accessories. Finally, we end up at Shari’s craft table for some decorating dilemmas and solutions including picture frames and accessories.