This second of three episodes on Rome reveals a city busy with life and bursting with Baroque. We ramble through the venerable heart of Rome, admire breathtaking Bernini statues, ponder sunbeams inside St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, and mix and mingle with the Romans during an early-evening stroll. Following an exquisite Roman dinner, we join locals after dark, lacing together the Eternal City's most romantic nightspots.
Rick Steves' Europe
Tue, 11/11/2014 - 4:00pm
LAP QUILTING WITH GEORGIA BONESTEEL
Mon, 11/10/2014 - 12:00pm
1101 THE QUILTERS’ ALPHABET
Georgia Bonesteel kicks off her Country to Country Quilt Tour with a visit to Quilt Expo VII in Stratsbourg, France, and a meeting with Martine House. Then, Canuck quilter Carol Goddu shows off her unique applique quilts from Canada. Quilters’ Alphabet: A-B (Show Block: Eiffel Tower)
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated
Sun, 11/09/2014 - 8:30pm
Test cook Dan Souza shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a great Thin-Crust Whole-Wheat Pizza with Garlic Oil, Three Cheeses, and Basil at home, and gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her favorite pizza gadgets. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of goat cheese. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to the ultimate Grown-Up Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Cheddar and Shallot.
Create Saturday Marathon
Sat, 11/08/2014 - 6:00pm
08 - Fall with Bob Ross
Make your canvas come alive using the beautiful colors of autumn with the help of Bob Ross. The red, gold and brown palette of fall inspires Bob to create masterpieces. Follow along with his easy step by step technique and keep a piece of fall with you all year. (Marathon begins at 6 pm)
ROUGH CUT - WOODWORKING WITH TOMMY MAC III
Fri, 11/07/2014 - 4:30pm
On the premiere of Rough Cut Season 3, Tommy creates a beautiful ambrosia maple Coopered Leg Table – perfect for a dining room or office. To get inspiration for the piece, Tommy travels to beautiful Napa Valley for a visit to the incredible Seguin Moreau Cooperage. Here Tommy gets an up close tour of the wine-barrel making process. Full of ideas from Napa, Tommy returns to the shop to teach the technique of coopering.
IN THE AMERICAS WITH DAVID YETMAN
Thu, 11/06/2014 - 3:30pm
The small city of Tultepec, a suburb of Mexico City, specializes in the production of fireworks, supplying much of the country known for fireworks in its festivals. In March of each year Tultepec celebrates with dazzling, flamboyant, and hazardous displays of fireworks that wildly exceed any other in Mexico.
EAT! DRINK! ITALY! WITH VIC RALLO
Wed, 11/05/2014 - 2:30pm
#101 – “Close to Home”
Cheese artistry; in Piedmont, three quick recipes from Mama Maria-Summer: Bagna Cauda, Herb Fritters and Summer Salad; Vic tries organic beekeeping; Branzino (Mediterranean Sea Bass) and Organic Honey; Tuscan Chicken Salad.
Smart Travels: Europe with Rudy Maxa
Tue, 11/04/2014 - 3:00pm
While Athens sprawls, its historic core survives. After climbing the majestic Acropolis, prowling the Plaka, and cheering Greece’s best folk dancers, we take some easy trips outside the city. We make a pilgrimage to the famed oracle of Delphi and tour a beautiful medievalmonastery. Then it’s off to the Peloponnesian Peninsula, where we scope out Nafplion’s charming port and visit the epic ruins of King Agamemnon in the ancient capital ofMycenae. Along the way, we investigate local superstitions and sample tangy specialty treats. Tip: Finding great Greek food, traditional and contemporary.
Mon, 11/03/2014 - 3:00pm
#1312 Around The World — Pacific Journeys: Santiago to Pitcairn
Zay begins his Pacific journey in Santiago de Chile, gateway to the culturally unique Easter Island. From here he heads to Tahiti, the Polynesian paradise that enticed Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, Captain Cook and Captain Bligh and his Bounty mutineers to stay longer than planned. Zay embarks on an ocean voyage along the waters charted by these famous explorers, including a perilous crossing to Pitcairn Island, which the descendents of the Bounty mutineers call home today.
Create Saturday Marathon
Sat, 11/01/2014 - 6:00pm
As the weather gets cooler, we look ahead to harvest time. Enjoy apple, pumpkin, squash and sweet potato recipes from Katie Brown, P. Allen Smith, Joanne Weir, Ian Knauer and many more. These versatile fruits and vegetables are great either as the main course or for dessert! Enjoy the many flavors of the harvest. (Marathon begins at 6 pm)