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Mexican Mole and Drunken Beans (#1624H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen with test cook Julia Collin Davison to learn how to make the best chicken mole poblano at home. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of Mexican lagers. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making the ultimate drunken beans.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 24, 2017 -- 7:00am

The Ultimate Sticky Buns (#1707H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster head into the test kitchen to uncover the secrets to making the ultimate sticky buns at home. Then, science expert Dan Souza demystifies the science of a water roux. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of almond butter. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews waffle irons in the equipment corner.

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  • KQED Life: Sat, Feb 25, 2017 -- 11:00am
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Grilled Chicken and Salad with a Kick (#1625H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Test cook Becky Hays shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the perfect peri peri grilled chicken. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews the latest grill gadgets in the Equipment Corner. Next, Chris answers cooking questions in Letters to the Editor. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to making the best pita bread salad with tomatoes and cucumber.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 28, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Revolutionizing Classic Fruit Desserts (#1626H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals the secrets to making the perfect strawberry-rhubarb pie. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews cold brew coffee makers in the Equipment Corner. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best tea gadgets. Finally, test cook Dan Souza shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best cherry clafouti.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 28, 2017 -- 6:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Mar 1, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

A Hearty Start to the Day (#1603H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen with test cook Becky Hays to learn how to make the best eggs piperade. Next, test cook Dan Souza uncovers the secrets to making chocolate hazelnut spread at home. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of maple syrup. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make the perfect 100 percent whole wheat pancakes.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Mar 1, 2017 -- 6:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Mar 17, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Cast Iron Staples (#1701H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster debunk cast iron myths and share the basics for cast iron care. Then, Julia shows Bridget how to make the ultimate cast iron steak. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews paper towel holders in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Dan Souza uncovers the secrets to crisp roast butterflied chicken with rosemary and garlic.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Mar 2, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
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Two Modern Stews (#1702H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Host Bridget Lancaster shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the ultimate Portuguese-style beef stew. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of prepared pesto. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews the worst gadgets of the year. Finally, test cook Becky Hays reveals the secrets to making the best quinoa and vegetable stew.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Mar 3, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
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Hearty One Pot Meals (#1708H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Host Julia Collin Davison shows host Bridget Lancaster how to make the best ground beef chili. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews food processors in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Erin McMurrer uncovers the secrets to the ultimate red lentil soup with north African spices.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Mar 4, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
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Back to Basics (#1703H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Host Bridget Lancaster shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the ultimate roasted bone-in chicken breasts. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews kitchen trash cans in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Elle Simone reveals the secrets to making the best baked potatoes.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Mar 7, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
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New England Classics (#1704H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Host Julia Collin Davison goes into the test kitchen with host Bridget Lancaster to reveal the secrets to making home-corned beef with vegetables. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of sherry vinegar. Next, science expert Dan Souza uncovers the science of salt diffusion and nitrites. Finally, test cook Elle Simone shows Julia how to make the ultimate snickerdoodles.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Mar 8, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
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A Hearty Fall Feast (#1604H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Test cook Dan Souza shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best roasted rack of lamb at home. Next, test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals the test kitchen's secret to roasted brined Turkey. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of dijon mustard. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to the ultimate root vegetable gratin.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Mar 8, 2017 -- 6:30pm Remind me
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Italian Vegetarian (#1705H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Host Bridget Lancaster shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make perfect cheese and tomato lasagna. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of jarred anchovies. Finally, test cook Keith Dresser uncovers the secrets to really good garlic bread.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Mar 9, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Mar 16, 2017 -- 6:30pm Remind me

Seafood Supper (#1706H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Host Julia Collin Davison reveals the steps for making perfect pan-seared salmon. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Bridget Lancaster to a tasting of fish sauce. Then, science expert Dan Souza demonstrates the differences between wild and farmed salmon. Finally, test cook Elle Simone shows Julia the secrets to making the ultimate shrimp scampi.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Mar 10, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
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French Bistro Favorites (#1601H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Test cook Dan Souza shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a simple pot-au-feu at home. Next, Chris answers cooking questions in Letters to the Editor. Then, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to the perfect raspberry charlotte.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Mar 13, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Spanish Chicken and Israeli Couscous (#1605H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals the secrets to making the best Spanish braised chicken with sherry and saffron. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop chal-enges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of Israeli couscous. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make simple Israeli couscous at home.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Mar 15, 2017 -- 6:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Mar 22, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

New York Natives (#1602H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to foolproof New York cheesecake. Then, man on the street Doc Willoughby learns about bagels from Philip Romanzi of Bagel Hole in Brooklyn. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate New York agels.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Mar 16, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

French Pork Chops and Bisque (#1617H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen with test cook Bridget Lancaster to learn how to make the best French-style pork chops with apples and calvados. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of brie. Then, Chris answers cooking questions in Letters to the Editor. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals the secrets to making the ultimate mushroom bisque.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Mar 20, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Pass The Pasta (#1606H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate sausage meatballs and spaghetti. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews insulated shopping totes in the Equipment Corner. Next, Chris answers cooking questions in Letters to the Editor. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to making tagliatelle with prosciutto and peas at home.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Mar 22, 2017 -- 6:30pm Remind me
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Chocolate-Caramel Layer Cake (#1607H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the perfect chocolate-caramel layer cake. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews ice cream scoops in the Equipment Corner. Finally, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best large ice cream makers and thermometers.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Mar 24, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
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Outsmarting Thanksgiving (#1709H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Test cook Dan Souza shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the ultimate roast turkey. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best oven thermometers. Finally, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to foolproof boiled corn.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Mar 27, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
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Why Not Add Wine? (#1608H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making the best coq au riesling at home. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best waiter's corkscrews. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Tuscan-style beef stew.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Mar 28, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Saucing Up Chicken and Roasting Mushrooms (#1609H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Test cook Bryan Roof shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best quick sauces for sauteed chicken. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews serrated paring knives in the Equipment Corner. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews her favorite kitchen gadgets. Then, Chris answers cooking questions in Letters to the Editor and shares a quick tip about the best way to cook bacon. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to the ultimate roasted mushrooms with parmesan and pine nuts.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Mar 29, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Sweet and Spicy Asian Specialties (#1610H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Man on the street Doc Willoughby visits Joanne Chang at Myers + Chang to learn about shell-on shrimp. Then, test cook Becky Hays shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best crispy salt and pepper shrimp at home. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of Sichuan peppercorns. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals the secrets to making Vietnamese-style caramel chicken with broccoli.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Mar 30, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

A Roast for the Holidays (#1611H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen with test cook Bridget Lancaster to learn how to make the ultimate fennel-coriander top sirloin roast. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews carving boards in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the crispiest duck fat-roasted potatoes.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Mar 31, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.