"Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers." Try saying that three times fast. Today they're going to cook with a variety of different types of peppers and delicious Italian cheeses to create some amazing dishes. She's going to a wonderful Italian market, and with her student Melissa, they'll make simple pan-roasted Padron peppers with Marcona almonds and Grana Padano, butternut squash and Poblano Gratin, and an amazing pork tenderloin with Marash butter. You will love learning how to cook with fresh, flavorful peppers.
Pati's oldest son, Alan is graduating from high school soon and heading off to college. Pati wants to make sure he goes to school with some basic cooking techniques and knowledge since he will not be able to rely on mom's cooking anymore. In this episode, she makes a few simple, inexpensive recipes that any college kid can do and she gives a series of simple cooking tips.
Chicago's all about the "L" train, but Tom's focused on a one-car garage. Watch him transform the space into a woodworking shop. Richard takes us down plumbing's memory lane. Look mom, no wires! See Scott install a wireless light switch.
After 16 years and more than 100 travel shows, Rick and his crew take you behind the scenes to show you just how they produce this series. Joining the crew as they scamper through Milan and around Lake Como, you'll follow the creative process as the challenges and surprises that come with travel are shaped into a finished show.
Both an ocean oasis and isolated desert, the northern part of the narrow Baja peninsula is home to a surprising variety of plant and animal life. In episode nine, after a voyage on the Sea of Cortez in search of migrating gray whales, Art Wolfe ventures inland through the unforgiving Catavina desert and discovers a photographer's playground of light and magical landscapes.
Roasting is a wonderful technique for a formal dinner or a casual get-together. Watch Martha as she makes roast rack of lamb, an ideal choice when you want to impress your guests. Then learn a classic Spanish technique as she cooks salt-roasted sea bass. Finally, find out how to make saffron-roasted chicken wings, the quintessential food for game day.
Two very distinct quilt approaches, modern quilting and folk art, have one very important element in common-they both thrive on a simple clean aesthetic. Today's three designers take a simple approach with very different techniques. First, Catherine Redford makes a modern place mat using hexagons. Then, Ebony love demonstrates die-cut trapunto. Finally, Michelle May shows how to create a felted flower brooch in the folk art style.
In episode 3, Jerry shows his viewers how to continue glazing the water to give it a more transparent affect. Then he explains adding the warm, soft sienna tones to the grasses -- giving the painting more color harmony. He finishes this episode by painting in some of the intermediate weeds and explains the compositional arrangement of the Canadian Geese to create good eye-flow.
Pork is the heart and soul of American barbecue, especially in the South. In this show, you'll learn how to smoke a spectacular whole pork loin roast (complete with ribs, loin, and tenderloin) on a wood-burning rotisserie. (To wake you up there's coffee crust and smoky redeye barbecue sauce.) Next, pulled pork-prepared with a herb slather and served with a West Virginia peppery vinegar sauce. Speaking of Virginia, you'll learn how to cure and hickory-smoke a spectacular shoulder ham. (The process involves four classic techniques: brining, injecting, cold smoking, and hot smoking.) And to serve with it: barbecue cabbage with smoked cheese and chorizo. Go hog wild. Do it now. Recipes: Smoke-tisserie Pork Loin Roast; Smokehouse Ham; Pulled Pork Shoulder with West Virginia Barbecue Sauce; Chorizo Barbecued Cabbage.
Chef Stellino is all about the details of simple techniques and his teaching style shines with brilliance in this episode, inspiring people to enjoy life with fabulous recipes and simple techniques. Nick visits the fish monger and the green grocer and prepares Halibut with Tequila & Jalapeno Pepper Sauce and Risotto with Zucchini, Goat Cheese & Prosciutto.
Fresh herbs brighten up the flavors for everything, learn how easy it is to grow you own herbs at home. Then Ian shows you how versatile herbs can be and which herbs works best with which foods.
Mexico and chocolate go together like salsa and chips. But if you hear "Mexican chocolate" and think of something to dip churros into, you're only getting a part of the story. A few Mexico City chocolatiers see more potential for Mexican chocolate - they see single-origin chocolate bars, beautiful hand-formed truffles, even ambitious sculptures made of the stuff. Hector Galvan of La Casa Tropical talks with Rick about the cultural importance of chocolate in Mexico and why he is working so diligently to save ancient varieties of cacao. And pastry chef Jose Ramon Castillo - proprietor of DF's hippest chocolate shop, Que Bo! - shows how he creates some of Mexico's finest chocolates, from bonbons to beverages. At home, Rick puts Mexican chocolate to work in a chocolate cocktail, Mexican truffles and a stunning chocolate-mesquite cake.
The Danube River flows through nine countries and is one of the great rivers of Europe. In this program, Burt Wolf guides us along the Danube. First stop is Nuremberg, where we take a look at the works of Albrecht Durer, a master artist of the 14th century. We also visit Regensburg, its castle and its 1,000-year-old bridge. Then through the Danube Gorge, one of the most beautiful landscapes in Europe. There's a visit to Salzburg with a walk through the streets where Mozart lived, a tour of the ancient Melk Abbey, and a demonstration of the Abbey's reusable coffin. Next stop is Vienna and a guided tour of the Hapsburg Palace. The program ends with a visit to Budapest.
Joseph follows in the footsteps of Dian Fossey when he treks into the mountain forest of the Parc National des Volcans. Within sight of the five Virunga Range volcanoes he travels in search of Rwanda's endangered mountain gorillas and golden monkeys. As with every Travelscope adventure, the journey includes cultural experiences in a local church, living museum, market, primary school and health clinic. In addition he takes part in Rwanda's monthly national day of service, a program that is the heart of Rwanda's dedication to attack the ideology of genocide at its root - ethnic division.
A new shed is built on site in one day. Copper is installed on the front porch and the windows trimmed with a PVC product. Richard looks at the new boiler being installed and then checks out an energy-efficient home built by This Old House Magazine.
This week on Rough Cut Woodworking with Tommy Mac, Tommy is joined by Rough Cut regular and Master Furniture Maker Steve Brown from the North Bennet Street School. Steve and Tommy pick a project that encourages the home woodworker to keep it simple with a Child's Chair, concentrating on its rustic splayed legs. A great project for beginners, it's made of a beautiful white oak, with inspiration coming from a traditional bretstuhl of Germany.
Modern Pioneer, Georgia Pellegrini, teams up with P. Allen Smith to prepare a stunning cocktail party. Meanwhile, a challenge between the two has been waged. Who will come out on top?
Gary and the crew head to Morgan Hill, California to talk with Beth Killough and Susan McCusker, the founders of The Circle Up Experience, a horse assisted leadership and team building program. Then they head to Hamtramck, Michigan to talk to Alexandra Clark, the founder of Bon Bon Bon, am artisan chocolate company.
KCTS COOKS: SALADS is our 23rd and newest viewer cooking special. Our viewers sent in more than 500 recipes (a record!) for the companion cookbook - everything from Creamy Chicken Szechuan Salad to Lentil Confetti Salad. Hosts George Ray and Chef Carol Dearth from Rain City Cooking School will help celebrate the occasion with our home cooks, preparing a delectable variety of salads hot and cold. The SALADS cookbook is available with your pledge of $65. Donate online at kcts.org or call 1-800-937-5287.
Rick Steves explores the heart of Germany’s historic cities: Hamburg, Dresden, Leipzig, Frankfurt and Nurnburg.
In this episode, the oven is on for the fish dish, the vegetable dish and for the chicken drumsticks! Lidia creates three great main course ideas that are just right for days when you want to do everything in one dish and put it in the oven until it's ready to serve. She makes a baked fennel with tomatoes and oozing cheese. She then creates a rollatini of sole with flavored breadcrumbs baked in a light and delicate sauce of fresh herbs, lemon and white wine. Her simple and flavorful chicken drumsticks are made with peppers, onions and paprika.
Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making the ultimate pork grillades. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of Creole seasoning. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for slicing knives. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make a regional favorite, New Orleans muffulettas.
Does sugar have you in its thrall? Ellie helps one family tackle their sugar quandary so they can continue to do the baking they love in a healthier way without sacrificing flavor. Recipes: Crispy French toast fingers with blueberry maple sauce; Banana bread with chocolate drizzle; Coconut date balls. 3 Ingredient Recipe: Cherry chocolate haystacks.
Pati invites her good friend and celebrity chef, Jose Andres over to cook with her in her kitchen. They'll join forces in her kitchen to cook a series of Spanish-influenced recipes that would be a hit on any family dinner table.
Justine Shapiro and Adela Ucar travel to the City of Light. Justine strolls through the Luxembourg Gardens, discovers eclectic artwork and uncovers culinary secrets at the Cordon Bleu. Adela wanders through the Musee d'Orsay, visits a gay boulangerie in the Marais, and chats with British designer Vivienne Westwood at the couture shows. Touring the Palace of Versailles, she learns about Marie Antoinette and back in Paris, she follows the controversial queen's path to the guillotine. Adela's trip is complete with a glimpse of the Mona Lisa, a ride up the Eiffel Tower and a visit to the Moulin Rouge.
What's better than one Chef Tsai? How about three! This week, Ming's mom and dad stop by to show who knows best when it comes to home cooking. With two delicious comfort food recipes to choose from, it's a Simply Ming to remember.
The Grannies venture into this fascinating subcontinent to visit one of the world's most interesting countries - India. They explore part of what is called the Golden Triangle, beginning in the city of New Delhi and then on to Agra, home of the iconic Taj Mahal, and Jaipur, a cultural hub and glistening outpost of Indian arts, architecture and culture.