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.
Wed, 01/30/2013 - 11:00pm
Equitrekking takes a look at how geography and history of ranches in Wyoming, Colorado, Arizona, Alberta, Texas, Maui and the Big Island influence their present workings. Interviewing ranch owners and cowboys who have chosen to hold fast to their traditions and Western culture, Darley learns about running a ranch, while also seeing some of the beautiful wild terrain.
Martha's Sewing Room
Tue, 01/29/2013 - 12:00pm
Creating decorative buttons for garments and accessories; Sew Quick, Sew Easy button embellishment for tennis shoes and flip flops; Antique Technique on tucked sleeve bands; Designer Techniques for shaped yokes and bodices. Guests: Hope Yoder, Kathy Barnard.
Rick Steves' Europe
Mon, 01/28/2013 - 4:00pm
Part one of three on the Eternal City, this episode resurrects the rubble and brings back to life the capital of the ancient world. Focusing on the grandeur of classical Rome, we marvel at the Colosseum, the Pantheon, and the empire's exquisite art. Then we go offbeat by bicycle to see the Appian Way and marvels of Roman engineering.
Jerry Yarnell School of Fine Art
Fri, 01/25/2013 - 12:30pm
This show begins a new acrylic painting Fire & Rain. Jerry begins a new western theme painting that will focus on setting the atmosphere of a stormy weather scene. The next three episodes will take you through the different stages of this western painting.
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails
Thu, 01/24/2013 - 1:30pm
In Dublin, Clodagh visits two thriving markets: Temple Bar in the city center and Dun Laoghaire. She meets a Belgian chocolatier, a farmer in North Dublin making wine from his own grapes, and Terry McCoy, the owner of the Red Bank Inn in Skerries, who cooks Dublin Bay prawns for Clodaugh.
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac
Wed, 01/23/2013 - 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.
French Chef Classics
Tue, 01/22/2013 - 7:30pm
The most popular French soup, and superb Mediterranean vegetable soup. Illustrates: How to slice onions fast; how to cook and brown onions; hot to make onion soup gratinee; hot to make simple and tasty vegetable soup; hot to chop vegetables fast; how to make a cheese and garlic sauce for soup.