Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef
Chef Hubert Keller's magical cooking reflects the many influences of the places he has lived; from his native Alsace with its legendary soups and stews to San Paulo, Brazil where the cuisine pulsates with exciting and bold flavors; to his long-time home in San Francisco where he is a leader of the city's culinary revolution; and finally to Las Vegas where he has pioneered a whole new concept of burger dining that has garnered worldwide recognition. The programs were filmed on location in a stunning vineyard kitchen in Northern California and also in the kitchens of his restaurants: Fleur de Lys, The Burger Bar, and SLeeK steakhouse.
French-Style Fruit Tarts (#316) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVG
Chef Keller makes two, French-style fruit tarts, starting with a home-style, quick pear tart. Then it is renowned classic, the Tarte aux Fruits just like the ones found in bakeries throughout France. Recipes: Poached Pear Tart with Rum-Flavored Almond Cream, Tarte aux Fruits
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Vegetarian Favorites (#317) Duration: 28:45 STEREO TVG
It's a vegetarian feast, starting with a classic French potato pie filled with shallots, swiss cheese and a hearty dose of fresh herbs. Then it's a dessert that is both healthy and decadent. Recipes: Alsatian Potato Pie, Chocolate Quinoa Mousse
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Stack It with Style (#318) Duration: 27:38 STEREO TVG
On today's show, Chef Keller shows how to add great pizzazz to food presentations by creating Beautiful stacks. First, he's pairing corn pancakes with two different kinds of salmon plus a dab of caviar. His second stack includes crab, avocado and tomato. Recipes: Corn Pancakes and Seafood Stacks, Avocado, Crab, and Tomato Stacks
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Coq Au Vin (#319) Duration: 28:36 STEREO TVG
From Chef Keller's classic repertoire comes Coq au Vin, the signature dish of many French bistros which is braised in rich red wine along with mushrooms and onions. Dessert is another classic: a Mille-feuille (Napoleon) layered with pastry cream, berries, and some delicate puff pastry. Recipes: Coq au Vin, Mille-feuille (Napoleon)
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Fleur Tastings (#320) Duration: 28:02 STEREO TVG
Chef Keller shows how to pack lots of punch and great flavors into small plates with three popular dishes from his restaurant, Fleur. Recipes: Tuna Tacos Slow-Cooked Smoky Baby Ribs, Beef Tartare
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Burgers from a Master (#321) Duration: 25:54 STEREO TVG
It's two special burgers from the Burger Bar, including a unique slider pairing buffalo meat and some succulent crab followed by a BLT burger made with turkey meat and topped with a spicy aioli. Recipes: Buffalo Surf and Turf Slider, BLT Turkey Burger
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Demystifying Duck Confit (#322) Duration: 27:30 STEREO TVG
Many people love eating duck confit with its super succulent texture and flavor, but never tried to make it. Chef Keller shows us how to make it step-by-step at home and then uses the meat to create a beautiful terrine. Recipes: Duck Confit, Duck and Pork Terrine with Pistachios
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Sandwiches from Master Chefs (Part 1) (#323) Duration: 25:08 STEREO TVG
Chef Keller asks his chef friends to create their favorite sandwiches. Chef Vincent Poussel of the famed Auerole restaurant in Las Vegas makes an unforgettable ham and cheese with home-cured ham on kalamata olive bread. Two-star Michelin Chef Julian Serrano uses chorizo and saffron aioli to spice up an egg sandwich. Recipes: Home-Cured Ham and Cheese on Kalamata Olive Bread, Fried-Egg Sandwich with Chorizo, Padron Peppers and Saffron Aioli
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Sandwiches from Master Chefs (Part 2) (#324) Duration: 28:03 STEREO TVG
Today's show includes more great sandwiches from Chef Keller's master chef friends. First Rick Moonen makes a scrumptious sloppy joe with catfish and his own, very special barbecue sauce. Then star chef Shawn McClain takes burgers to a new level by combining Wagyu beef, short rib meat, goat cheese, and an artichoke-ham relish. Recipes: Rick Moonen's Catfish Sloppy Joe, Shawn McClain's Mediterranean Burger
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Romantic Feast (Part 1) (#325) Duration: 28:09 STEREO TVG
Chef Keller makes the ultimate romantic dinner, starting with parsnip blinis, thin delicate pancakes topped with sour cream and caviar. Then it's a stunning version of lobster thermidor with a silky, creamy filling of lobster and vegetables. Recipes: Parsnip Blini, Lobster Thermidor
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Romantic Feast (Part 2) (#326) Duration: 28:27 STEREO TVG
Next is the main course on Chef Keller's romantic dinner: a tender, succulent rack of lamb wrapped in a vegetable ragout and served with a mushroom polenta. Dessert is a decadent warm chocolate tart made with a dash of orange liqueur. Recipes: Rack of Lamb Wrapped in Vegetable Ragout, Warm Chocolate Tart
- KQED Life: Mon, Oct 19, 2015 -- 11:00am Remind me
Keller Family Treasures, Part 1 (#401) Duration: 27:53 STEREO TVG
Chef Keller recreates classics from his hometown of Ribeauville, France. Dishes include a light mayonnaise he learned from his grandmother and another family favorite, a rolled pasta dish made with a savory filling. Poached Leeks with Grandma's Light Mayonnaise; Fleischschnaka (Pasta Roulade).
Keller Family Treasures, Part 2 (#402) Duration: 26:26 STEREO TVG
Chef Keller recreates classics from his hometown of Ribeauville, France. Dishes include a light mayonnaise he learned from his grandmother and another family favorite, a rolled pasta dish made with a savory filling. Recipes: Poached Leeks with Grandma's Light Mayonnaise; Fleischschnaka (Pasta Roulade).
Keller Family Treasures, Part 3 (#403) Duration: 28:48 STEREO TVG
It's Alsatian home cooking at its best with a refreshing celery root salad, an Alsatian pork pie and a spectacular Black Forest Cake. Recipes: Celery Root, Apple, and Walnut Salad; La Tourte de la Vallee de Munster (Alsatian Pork Pie); Black Forest Cake.
Weekend Brunch (#404) Duration: 26:26 STEREO TVG
Chef Keller shares his brunch favorites including a twist on a twice-baked potato that will dazzle guests. Recipes: Chantal's Pitcher of Cosmopolitans; Baked Potato Shells Stuffed with Scrambled Eggs, Oysters, and Smoked Salmon.
Celebrating Salmon (#205) Duration: 28:12 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Chef Keller serves up two very unique, mouth-watering ways to prepare salmon, starting with an exquisitely slow-roasted recipe that is all the rage at his San Francisco restaurant. Fleur de Lys, and finishing with a one-of-a-kind salmon burger injected with a silky smooth sauce. Recipes: Slow-Roasted Alaskan Salmon; Double Salmon Tartare Burger.
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Weekend Entertaining (#405) Duration: 28:28 STEREO TVG
Chef Keller prepares a scrumptious dinner starting with a refreshing and healthy asparagus salad. For the main course, he uses a delicious cut of beef, slow braised in beer accompanied by mac and cheese that's brought to a whole new level of goodness. Recipes: Raw Asparagus, Radish, and Shiitake Mushroom Salad; Braised Flat Iron Steak and Wild Mushroom Mac & Cheese.
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Brioche Made Easy (#406) Duration: 28:22 STEREO TVG
Chef Keller makes brioche just like his father did for their family patisserie. With the dough, he creates bretzels with a cream filling and mouth-watering beignets. Recipes: Brioche Bretzels; Beignets.
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Remembering Paul Haeberlin (#407) Duration: 28:28 STEREO TVG
Chef Keller takes us back to his days as an apprentice with one of France's greatest chefs, Paul Haeberlin of L'Auberge de L'Ill. He recreates a Haeberlin signature dish, the Salmon Souffle which is surprisingly easy to make at home. Recipes: Classic Salmon "Souffle"; Lamb in Hay; Winter Vegetable Ragout.
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Cooking with Squab (#408) Duration: 28:26 STEREO TVG
For the adventurous cook, squab is dark and richly flavored, while also tender and delicate to eat. Chef Keller makes squab with a savory veal filling and aromatic sauce. Dessert is a heavenly tartlet, perfumed with orange and lavender. Recipes: Marinated Squab Breasts en Crepinettes with Juniper and Red Wine Sauce; Orange Tartlets with Lavender Meringue.
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Tomahawk Steak (#409) Duration: 28:11 STEREO TVG
Chef Keller shows how to bring culinary drama to the table with a tomahawk steak, a succulent, bone-in, oversized rib eye, perfect for sharing and served with an authentic Bearnaise sauce. For a side, he prepares a Pommes Byron, a relatively unknown, but sinfully delicious and rich French potato treat. Recipes: Tomahawk Steak with Bearnaise sauce; Pommes Byron.
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Mad About Apples (#206) Duration: 27:58 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Chef Keller demonstrates delicious, apple-adorned recipes, starting with tantalizing pork chops smothered in an apple brandy sauce and finishing with an acclaimed family recipe straight from his father's patisserie in France. Recipes: Pork Chop with Sauteed Apples and Calvados Sauce; Henriis Apple Meringue Pie.
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Summer Cooking (#410) Duration: 28:09 STEREO TVG
Chef Keller has some great ideas for light, summer cooking starting with Ancholade, the classic Provencal dip made with anchovies and garlic and served with raw vegetables. The main dish is a meaty and moist swordfish made with a delicious carrot sauce. Recipes: Anchoiade with Crudite Platter; Pepper-Flecked, Slow-Roasted Hawaiian Swordfish with a Cardamon-Carrot Coulis.
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Burrata Cheese: The New Favorite (#411) Duration: 27:58 STEREO TVG
For many cheese lovers, the latest obsession is burrata, a blend of mozzarella and cream that has a silky, fresh, creamy taste. Chef Keller presents creative ways for serving it. He's also serving up a refreshing and light desert of figs and blueberries Recipes: Burrata with Garden Pea Ice Cream, Pickled Cherry Tomatoes, and Spicy Paprika Oil; Figs & Blueberries in Citrus Broth.
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Great Soups (#412) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
With a silky texture, irresistible fragrance, and unbeatable taste, Chef Keller's Onion Veloute Soup has been a star attraction on the menu at his restaurant Fleur since it opened and for good reason. He also makes another winning soup with roasted corn. Recipes: Onion Veloute Soup; Roasted Corn Soup.
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Food Memories from Alsace (#413) Duration: 27:19 STEREO TVG
Alsatian favorites are on the menu today, including the Salad Vigneronne, a robust and refreshing salad found throughout the region. Then Chef Keller makes the Alsatian version of pizza, a Tarte Flambe with its creamy, rich topping and cracker-thin crust. Recipes: Salad Vigneronne; Traditional Tarte Flambe and Variations.
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Sports Bar Favorites (#414) Duration: 26:59 STEREO TVG
Chef Keller's idea of sports bar food includes chicken wings whose sweet, spicy, and salty flavors will leave your lips tingling followed by a luscious slider made with buffalo meat and blue cheese. Recipes: Nampol Meesa's Chicken Wings; Hubert Keller's Sliders; Fried Mac 'n Cheese Balls.
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Chicken 'round The World (#207) Duration: 28:24 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Chef Keller explores the flavors of the Mediterranean with the beautiful tradition of tagine. Next, he demonstrates a no-fail, French-inspired recipe for roasted chicken which includes a dramatic surprise ending. To complete this culinary tour, he uses classic Thai flavors in a hearty chicken burger. Recipes: Tagine of Chicken with Prunes, Honey & Almonds; Sleek Roaster Chicken with Rosemary, Parsnips & Fennel; Thai Chicken Burger.
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Modern French Cuisine (#415) Duration: 28:24 STEREO TVG
Chef Keller demonstrates two great recipes that show why he enjoys a reputation for lightening up French food without losing flavor. Recipes: Fresh Crab and Black Truffle Cappuccino; Buffalo New York Strip Steaks with Coffee-Spice Rub.
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Gravlax In Three Easy Steps (#416) Duration: 27:33 STEREO TVG
Gravlax, a Scandinavian specialty, is raw salmon cured in sugar, salt and dill and surprisingly easy to make at home. Chef Keller presents some creative ideas for using gravlax in a variety of dishes. Recipes: Classic Salmon; Salmon Tartare; Salmon Stacks.
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Ice Cream Cakes (#417) Duration: 28:26 STEREO TVG
Chef Keller prepares two luscious ice cream cakes including Baked Alaska and the famous French specialty, Vacherin Glace, made with meringue, raspberry and vanilla ice cream, and Chantilly cream. Recipes: Baked Alaska; Vacherin.
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Salads for Special Occasions (#418) Duration: 27:56 STEREO TVG
If you are looking for interesting and delicious salads, Chef Keller has two great ideas. First, it's a richly flavored beet salad uniquely paired with cumin ice cream. After showing a great technique for making perfectly cooked, savory mussels, he creates a real salad masterpiece with wild rice and fennel.
Recipes: Beet Salad with Cumin Ice Cream; Wild Rice Salad with Mussels.
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Brunch Favorites (#419) Duration: 27:04 STEREO TVG
Brioche, pastry cream and poached pears come together for a mouth-watering pastry that is as beautiful as it is delicious. Using burrata cheese, Chef Keller then creates a mouth-watering sandwich. < br>Recipes: Poached Pear Galette; Burrata & Roasted Red Pepper Sandwich.
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Crowd-Pleasing Paella (#208) Duration: 27:07 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
In Spain, the centerpiece of entertaining is often a great paella surrounded by hearty eaters, great wine and animated conversation. Using an abundance of fresh seafood, Chef Keller shows us how to prepare this Spanish national treasure with a recipe from his friend, DJ Frenchy le Freak. Recipes: Hubert's Favorite Paella.
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Baking with Christoffe Fayette (#420) Duration: 28:59 STEREO TVG
Las Vegas' premier pastry chef, Christoffe Fayette, visits Chef Keller's set with easy-to-follow recipes for luscious chocolate treats. First it's a richly-flavored lava cake with a creamy chocolate center. Then he demonstrates home-made chocolate bars with an array of fun toppings.
Recipes: Chocolate Lava Cake; Home-Made Chocolate Bars.
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Street Food with Susan Feniger (#421) Duration: 27:01 STEREO TVG
Susan Feniger visits Chef Keller's set and brings some of the wonderful "street food" recipes she has collected from cuisines all over the world. Today she focuses on Asian cooking, demonstrating three exciting recipes.
Recipes: Japanese Pickled Vegetable Ribbons; Chilled Soba Noodles with Spicy Orange Sesame and Tofu; Tatsutage Fried Chicken with Spicy Yuzu Mayonnaise.
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Authentic Italian Treasures with Carla Pellegrino (#422) Duration: 26:25 STEREO TVG
Italian chef extraordinaire Carla Pellegrino reveals the secrets for making an authentic, slow-cooked Bolognese sauce. Then it's a delightful, sauteed chicken dish from Liguria that comes to life with a touch of beer.
Recipes: Traditional Bolognese Sauce; Sauteed Chicken Breasts Ligurian Style.
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Cooking with L'atelier's Steve Benjamin (#423) Duration: 26:04 STEREO TVG
Star chef Steve Benjamin from L'Atelier de Jo?l Robuchon in Las Vegas joins Hubert Keller to demonstrate two great Mediterranean recipes. First he uses fragrant Moroccan spices to make a creamy eggplant soup. Then he demonstrates a Provence-inspired brandade made with cod, potatoes and a delicious medley of condiments.
Recipes: Moroccan-Spiced Eggplant Soup; Fresh Cod Flakes and Brandade with Fine Herbs.
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Offalgood with Chris Cosentino (#424) Duration: 27:55 STEREO TVG
Celebrity chef and offal expert Chris Cosentino joins Hubert Keller and demonstrates why offal (cooking with organ meats) is a hot new trend. First he prepares a beef heart tartare puttenesca style that is loaded with extras. Next, it's an easy-to-prepare quail recipe that's enriched with browned butter, apples and Chris' secret ingredient.
Recipes: Beef Heart Tartare Puttanesca; Quail, Apples & Rose Geranium.
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Lobster Fun (#425) Duration: 27:51 STEREO TVG
Chef Keller's lobster-cooking lesson includes proven cooking techniques for getting moist, succulent lobster and recipes for savory accompaniments that guarantee exquisite results.
Recipes: Roasted Lobster with Lemon-Caper Butter and Herb Salad; Maple Syrup and Fromage Blanc Ice Cream.
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Discovering Buffalo (#426) Duration: 26:43 TVG
Chef Keller reveals why he's a big fan of buffalo meat which is lean, full of great flavor, and pairs well with many different kinds of spices. Today he creates a unique spice rub for buffalo steak that includes coffee, chili powders, mustard and brown sugar.
Recipes: Roasted Corn Soup with Spicy Chantilly
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