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Pledge Programs for Wed August 14, 2013

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12:00 amCoastal Cooking With John Shields Down on the Bayou

Celebrate the heritage of New Orleans with sauteed Blackfish with Crayfish Rice and Seafood Gumbo.

12:30 amRick Steves' Europe The Best of West Ireland: Dingle, Galway, and the Aran Islands

Explore the rugged Aran Islands, a castle at a medieval folk banquet and the Dingle Peninsula.

1:00 amEssential Pepin Special Spuds

Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Potato Ragout, Gratin Dauphinoise and Cream Puff Potatoes are whipped up.

1:30 amAmerica's Test Kitchen From Cook's Illustrated Ultimate Italian

Learn the secrets of homemade pasta from the pros in New York City. Ragu alla Bolognese is created.

2:00 amChef John Besh's New Orleans

Shrimp Remoulade, Baked Oysters with Mushrooms and Rice Calas are prepared.

2:30 amMartha Stewart's Cooking School Fish Monger

If you love to eat seafood but balk at preparing it at home, you'll welcome this lesson. Dave Pasternack, a renowned seafood chef based in New York City, joins Martha for a beginner's class on buying, butchering and storing fish. They then demystify boning a round or flat fish and cleaning a squid. Finally, Dave shares an e...

3:00 amHometime Timber Shed Roof and Stone

The crew installs clay tile roofing and natural stone cladding for the walls.

3:30 amRick Steves' Europe The Best of West Ireland: Dingle, Galway, and the Aran Islands

Explore the rugged Aran Islands, a castle at a medieval folk banquet and the Dingle Peninsula.

4:00 amBurt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Luzern For Fun and Profit

For a while, Burt lived in the Swiss city of Lucerne. He describes it as "Home on the Range", but the range he had in mind is the Alpine Mountain Range of central Europe. The city sits at the end of a great lake surrounded by snow-covered mountains. It is one of the most beautiful settings in Europe with an amazing number o...

4:30 amEssential Pepin Special Spuds

Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Potato Ragout, Gratin Dauphinoise and Cream Puff Potatoes are whipped up.

5:00 amSewing with Nancy Nancy Zieman's Sewing A to Z, Part 3

Boost your sewing and quilting skills by learning the ABC's of these creative arts. Join Nancy as she continues the sewing journey through her favorite tips and techniques. In this final show of the series on Sewing A to Z, Nancy demonstrates techniques from S-Z. Attaching Snaps, Topstitching, Understitching, sewing Vinyl, ...

5:30 amScheewe Art Workshop Winter Walk

Enjoy the inspiration from painting this frosty winter scene.

6:00 amPati's Mexican Table Vanilla

Recipes include Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple Salad with Vanilla and Chile de Arbol Vinaigrette.

6:30 amCooking with Julie Taboulie There's Something Special About Silit

“Cooking with Julie Taboulie” is an inspiring culinary exploration into the wonderful World of Lebanese and Middle Eastern Cuisines. The series is produced on location amid the beautiful and breathtaking lakes and landscapes of the Finger Lakes Region of New York State, which serve as a stunning and scenic setting for the s...

7:00 amClodagh's Irish Food Trails County Waterford

Ardkeen Farmers' Market, the seaside town of Dungarvan and the Arlington House Hotel are visited.

7:30 amHealthful indian Flavors with Alamelu

On this week's show Alamelu will prepare an absolutely delicious garlic and pepper chicken dish, along with a rice dish cooked with a colorful blend of vegetables called "Bell Pepper and Tomato Rice". She'll also put together a refreshing "Cucumber and Tomato Yogurt Salad". Join Alamelu as she takes a trip to the local mark...

8:00 amWild Photo Adventures Atlantic Puffins

Atlantic Puffins and Razorbills are photographed on Machias Seal Island off the coast of Maine.

8:30 amGrannies on Safari Exotic Zanzibar, Tanzania

The Grannies travel to this exotic island known for its spice trade and historic Arab architecture.

9:00 amAsk This Old House Caring for orchids as Houseplants / Purchasing a Kitchen Wall Cabinet

Roger Cook learns about orchids at a tropical botanic garden. A kitchen wall cabinet is installed.

9:30 amThe Woodwright's Shop Screw Cuttin' Lathe

Using only vintage, muscle-powered tools, the original Woodwright Roy Underhill, shows how to make wonderful woodcraft while making a healthier planet and a healthier you! It's historic, it's green and it's steampunk too!

10:00 amGarden SMART

"GardenSMART" is a "hands in the dirt" experience that features expert knowledge from horticulturists in fantastic garden locations. Hosted by plantsman Eric Johnson.

10:30 amKatie Brown Workshop Sweet

The recipes and projects Katie presents promise to satisfy even the sweetest tooth and awaken your sweet side. In the Kitchen: Colorful Birthday Cake, Heavenly Orange & Cherry Brownies and Kyle's Famous Sugar and Spice Cookies. Projects: Make-and-decorate lip balm. A whimsical butterfly bouquet.

11:00 amSewing with Nancy Nancy Zieman's Sewing A to Z, Part 3

Boost your sewing and quilting skills by learning the ABC's of these creative arts. Join Nancy as she continues the sewing journey through her favorite tips and techniques. In this final show of the series on Sewing A to Z, Nancy demonstrates techniques from S-Z. Attaching Snaps, Topstitching, Understitching, sewing Vinyl, ...

11:30 amScheewe Art Workshop Winter Walk

Enjoy the inspiration from painting this frosty winter scene.

12:00 pmPati's Mexican Table Vanilla

Recipes include Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple Salad with Vanilla and Chile de Arbol Vinaigrette.

12:30 pmCooking with Julie Taboulie There's Something Special About Silit

“Cooking with Julie Taboulie” is an inspiring culinary exploration into the wonderful World of Lebanese and Middle Eastern Cuisines. The series is produced on location amid the beautiful and breathtaking lakes and landscapes of the Finger Lakes Region of New York State, which serve as a stunning and scenic setting for the s...

1:00 pmClodagh's Irish Food Trails County Waterford

Ardkeen Farmers' Market, the seaside town of Dungarvan and the Arlington House Hotel are visited.

1:30 pmHealthful indian Flavors with Alamelu

On this week's show Alamelu will prepare an absolutely delicious garlic and pepper chicken dish, along with a rice dish cooked with a colorful blend of vegetables called "Bell Pepper and Tomato Rice". She'll also put together a refreshing "Cucumber and Tomato Yogurt Salad". Join Alamelu as she takes a trip to the local mark...

2:00 pmWild Photo Adventures Atlantic Puffins

Atlantic Puffins and Razorbills are photographed on Machias Seal Island off the coast of Maine.

2:30 pmGrannies on Safari Exotic Zanzibar, Tanzania

The Grannies travel to this exotic island known for its spice trade and historic Arab architecture.

3:00 pmRick Steves' Europe Berlin: Resilient, Reunited, and Reborn

Climb the Reichstag's glass dome, sway at a modern-day cabaret visit the thriving eastern sector.

3:30 pmThe Woodwright's Shop Screw Cuttin' Lathe

Using only vintage, muscle-powered tools, the original Woodwright Roy Underhill, shows how to make wonderful woodcraft while making a healthier planet and a healthier you! It's historic, it's green and it's steampunk too!

4:00 pmGarden SMART

"GardenSMART" is a "hands in the dirt" experience that features expert knowledge from horticulturists in fantastic garden locations. Hosted by plantsman Eric Johnson.

4:30 pmKatie Brown Workshop Sweet

The recipes and projects Katie presents promise to satisfy even the sweetest tooth and awaken your sweet side. In the Kitchen: Colorful Birthday Cake, Heavenly Orange & Cherry Brownies and Kyle's Famous Sugar and Spice Cookies. Projects: Make-and-decorate lip balm. A whimsical butterfly bouquet.

5:00 pmAsk This Old House Caring for orchids as Houseplants / Purchasing a Kitchen Wall Cabinet

Roger Cook learns about orchids at a tropical botanic garden. A kitchen wall cabinet is installed.

5:30 pmMartha Stewart's Cooking School Sauteing

Sauteing is one of the quickest and most versatile cooking methods. It works well for almost any small cut of meat or fish. Martha demonstrates how to dredge meat or fish in flour and the importance of cooking over high heat to achieve a perfect, golden-brown finish. She uses these techniques to cook wiener schnitzel, chick...

6:00 pmJoanne Weir's Cooking Class Beet Gorgonzola Salad & Veal Chops

Watercress and Beet Salad with Gorgonzola and Walnuts and Veal Chops with Olives, Capers and Sage.

6:30 pmBaking With Julia Leslie Mackie

Pastry chef Leslie Mackie bakes an assortment of tarts and pies.

7:00 pmLidia's Italy in America San Francisco and Napa: Soupy in San Francisco

Lidia prepares Stuffed Artichokes and Cioppino, a San Francisco Italian-American classic.

7:30 pmCook's Country From America's Test Kitchen Chicken for Everyone!

Perfect One-Pan Roast Chicken and Vegetables and ultimate Chicken Chimichangas are prepared.

8:00 pmJoanne Weir's Cooking Confidence Gingerly

Shrimp with Mango Dipping Sauce and Mussels Steamed with Mustard Greens, Lemon Grass and Ginger.

8:30 pmMartha Stewart's Cooking School Sauteing

Sauteing is one of the quickest and most versatile cooking methods. It works well for almost any small cut of meat or fish. Martha demonstrates how to dredge meat or fish in flour and the importance of cooking over high heat to achieve a perfect, golden-brown finish. She uses these techniques to cook wiener schnitzel, chick...

9:00 pmAsk This Old House Caring for orchids as Houseplants / Purchasing a Kitchen Wall Cabinet

Roger Cook learns about orchids at a tropical botanic garden. A kitchen wall cabinet is installed.

9:30 pmRick Steves' Europe Berlin: Resilient, Reunited, and Reborn

Climb the Reichstag's glass dome, sway at a modern-day cabaret visit the thriving eastern sector.

10:00 pmRudy Maxa's World Four Great Cities of Asia

A look at Tokyo, Delhi, Seoul and Bangkok illustrates the remarkable evolution of the mega-city.

10:30 pmLidia's Italy in America San Francisco and Napa: Soupy in San Francisco

Lidia prepares Stuffed Artichokes and Cioppino, a San Francisco Italian-American classic.

11:00 pmCook's Country From America's Test Kitchen Chicken for Everyone!

Perfect One-Pan Roast Chicken and Vegetables and ultimate Chicken Chimichangas are prepared.

11:30 pmJoanne Weir's Cooking Class Beet Gorgonzola Salad & Veal Chops

Watercress and Beet Salad with Gorgonzola and Walnuts and Veal Chops with Olives, Capers and Sage.

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