People are passionate about their tacos in Tijuana. Ask any local and they’ll tell you their favorite — complete with mouthwatering details. Three local Tijuana foodies take Rick on a taco “crawl” starting with arrachera (skirt steak) tacos at El Yaqui. Piled high with beans, creamy avocado salsa and Mexican “candy” (roasted jalapeños). The feast moves on to include suadero tacos at Los Ahumadores, sautéed and fried shrimp tacos at Mariscos El Mazateño, steamed tacos on Tijuana’s tourist strip and ends with smoked salmon tacos at Salceados. At home, Rick creates a taco feast for a casual backyard cookout.
Thu, 06/13/2013 - 4:30pm
This space-saving, swing-leg table is a classic woodworking project. The editors of Woodsmith show you how to make the secret to this project — a wood knuckle joint. Plus, you’ll see handy tips and tricks for building this unique, heirloom table.
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac
Wed, 06/12/2013 - 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.
Tue, 06/11/2013 - 3:30pm
Known as the capital of country music, Nashville also is home to some of the world’s top singer-songwriters and rock and pop bands. Host Jacob Edgar receives a personal tour of Nashville's iconic Grand Ole Opry by country superstar Vince Gill. Then, he sees Elizabeth Miller perform at a funky bar in East Nashville, the bohemian district home to many of the city’s musicians. He checks out Music Row, the epicenter of Nashville’s music business, to visit Compass Records and then tour Gruhn Guitars, which supplies vintage gear to the world’s top musicians. He hears virtuoso banjo player Alison Brown demonstrate her musical talents and then visits the legendary Bluebird Cafe, where Garth Brooks and Taylor Swift started their careers. And finally, local songwriters Gabe Dixon and Casey Wasner, contemporary blues singer Keb Mo’ and indie rock band Those Darlins prove there is much more to the Nashville scene than country music.
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence
Mon, 06/10/2013 - 6:30pm
Joanne toasts up a tasty starter of Grilled Bread with Tomatoes and Prosciutto di Parma and then shows her student Sarina, how a splash of sherry gives shrimp some sizzle! Together they roast red peppers to perfection for a delicious basmati rice dish with green peas.
Recipes: Grilled Bread with Tomatoes and Prosciutto di Parma, Sizzling Shrimp with Pimenton and Sherry, Basmati Rice with Roasted Red Peppers and Green Peas
Student: Sarina Crivello
Sat, 06/08/2013 - 6:00pm
The month of June was made for weddings. Go ahead and take the plunge and our lifestyle experts will be with you every step of the way. Julia Child, the Grand Dame of cooking will show you how to make the perfect three tiered wedding cake. Who needs a wedding planner when you have Katie Brown, to help you plan a simple yet elegant wedding? After the nuptials it’s off to the honeymoon! Globe trekkers Rudy Maxa and Joseph Rosendo will take you to the most romantic getaways. Dinner for two is what’s on the menu to keep the love alive. Say I do on June 8th and 9th.
Rick Steves' Europe
Fri, 06/07/2013 - 4:00pm
Nestled inside its mighty ramparts is Dubrovnik, the "Pearl of the Adriatic." From this remarkably preserved medieval fortress city, we venture into less-touristed corners of the former Yugoslavia. In Bosnia, we visit Mostar — war-torn in the 90s, but bursting with promise today. In Montenegro, we sail the fjord-like Bay of Kotor and explore its mysterious, mountainous interior.
Thu, 06/06/2013 - 12:00pm
This show features quilting with a touch of whimsy. First is Susan Brubaker Knapp showing how to create a name badge holder featuring an owl. She discusses how to transfer images to fabric and then stitch them by machine. Then, Candy Glendening creates a pillow from hand-dyed fabric featuring a free-motion sketched botanical motif. Last is the first UFO of the season—those unfinished projects that you can’t seem to finish—you’ll love seeing the before and after of these designs.
Color World with Gary Spetz
Wed, 06/05/2013 - 12:30pm
Host-Artist, Gary Spetz, sails aboard a cruise ship to arrive at the gem of the Greek Isles, Santorini. Here he explores the unique and picturesque architecture that clings to the steep cliffs of an ancient, partially sunken, volcano.