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Pledge Programs for Fri December 6, 2013

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12:00 amTaste This! Grilling on the 16th Floor

Chef Joe prepares sausages, steaks and vegetables on a state of the art, outdoor, portable grill.

12:30 amRick Steves' Europe The Best of Sicily

The eerie skeletons in a Cappuccin crypt, mosaics of Monreale and the fiery rim of Mount Etna.

1:00 amJacques Pépin: More Fast Food My Way Perfect Presentations

Lobster Roll Medallions on Spinach Salad, Quick Lamb Stew and Small Berry Custards are prepared.

1:30 amAmerica's Test Kitchen From Cook's Illustrated A Taste of Spain

Catalan-Style Beef Stew with Mushrooms and Spanish-Style Toasted Pasta with Shrimp are prepared.

2:00 amMartha Stewart's Cooking School Dumplings

Dumplings are a mainstay in nearly every cuisine across the world. Watch as Martha makes three kinds of dumplings, shaping each according to tradition. She begins with two well-known Italian dumplings, gnocchi and gnudi, then shares her family recipe for Polish pierogi, which has been passed down through generations.

2:30 amChef John Besh's Family Table

Creamy Anything Cauliflower Soup; Sloppy Joe Sliders; Yogurt Fruit Pops.

3:00 amHometime Creekside Home Stone

The crew uses natural stone for durability and beauty.

3:30 amRick Steves' Europe The Best of Sicily

The eerie skeletons in a Cappuccin crypt, mosaics of Monreale and the fiery rim of Mount Etna.

4:00 amBurt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Taiwan: A Sense of Place, Part 4

Burt interviews famous Taiwanese-Americans and visits a famous museum and a restaurant in Taiwan.

4:30 amJacques Pépin: More Fast Food My Way Perfect Presentations

Lobster Roll Medallions on Spinach Salad, Quick Lamb Stew and Small Berry Custards are prepared.

5:00 amLap Quilting With Georgia Bonesteel Germany Quilt Tour II

Georgia joins Monika Schiwy for quilt classes at the Quilt Star shop in Freiburg, Germany. Learn a little thread history and production.

5:30 amPaint This With Jerry Yarnell The Rose, Part 2

The program starts by adding the next value changes with an intermediate red tone. This is all about layering, as Jerry continues to add color and highlights refining the shape of each petal. The chisel edged brush is important to master this technique. Accents are continually added to the outside edge of each petal. A fina...

6:00 amA Taste of Louisiana With Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage The Battle of New orleans

The victory that changed the course of American history is discussed. John Seago poaches pears.

6:30 amSing For Your Supper with Bob Waggoner Duck Breast Salad/lobster Tempura with Jana Kramer

Bob serves up a unique Warm Duck Breast Salad with sun-dried cherries in a port & pomegranate molasses dressing. Next on the menu is Maine Lobster Tempura served over Tennessee stone ground grits, scented with lemon in a vermouth, pear tomato and opal basil sauce. Guest Performer: Jana Kramer - The multi-talented Jana Krame...

7:00 amCiao Italia With Mary Ann Esposito Seafood Feast/la Festa Di Frutti Di Mare

Mary Ann Esposito travels around the United States and Rome, Italy in search of recipes that can be prepared in thirty-minutes or less -- perfect for a busy audience that has time to enjoy great Italian food but doesn't always have time to prepare it "the old way."

7:30 amSara's Weeknight Meals Girls at the Grill With Elizabeth Karmel

Chicken Paillard with Greek Farmer's Salad and Blistered Corn and Asparagus Pesto Grilled Pizza.

8:00 amGlobe Trekker

Well-preserved ice mummies and a gold mine are explored in Peru, home of the legendary Incas.

9:00 amThis Old House

Kevin and Tom introduce us to the popular suburb of Arlington, Massachusetts, and to a new project: the first Italianate Style home THIS OLD HOUSE has tackled in years. Malcolm and Heather's 1872 home has seen some changes over the years, leaving it with an awkward layout. Now it's time to polish it and make it work for thi...

9:30 amThe American Woodshop Recycled Hardwood Projects

Affordable solutions with reclaimed woods.

10:00 amP. Allen Smith's Garden Home The Great Outdoors

P. Allen Smith shows us an outdoor living space that serves as a sitting and dining area. Allen's gardening tips include how to plant hostas in the shade and how to identify poison ivy. Plus, we learn about raising goats in the city and get a peek at a creative chicken coop. Allen shares the latest progress on the Garden Ho...

10:30 amAround the House With Matt & Shari All About Accessories

The topic is accessorizing. The discussion starts with the best half dozen accessories to use.

11:00 amLap Quilting With Georgia Bonesteel Germany Quilt Tour II

Georgia joins Monika Schiwy for quilt classes at the Quilt Star shop in Freiburg, Germany. Learn a little thread history and production.

11:30 amPaint This With Jerry Yarnell The Rose, Part 2

The program starts by adding the next value changes with an intermediate red tone. This is all about layering, as Jerry continues to add color and highlights refining the shape of each petal. The chisel edged brush is important to master this technique. Accents are continually added to the outside edge of each petal. A fina...

12:00 pmA Taste of Louisiana With Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage The Battle of New orleans

The victory that changed the course of American history is discussed. John Seago poaches pears.

12:30 pmSing For Your Supper with Bob Waggoner Duck Breast Salad/lobster Tempura with Jana Kramer

Bob serves up a unique Warm Duck Breast Salad with sun-dried cherries in a port & pomegranate molasses dressing. Next on the menu is Maine Lobster Tempura served over Tennessee stone ground grits, scented with lemon in a vermouth, pear tomato and opal basil sauce. Guest Performer: Jana Kramer - The multi-talented Jana Krame...

1:00 pmCiao Italia With Mary Ann Esposito Seafood Feast/la Festa Di Frutti Di Mare

Mary Ann Esposito travels around the United States and Rome, Italy in search of recipes that can be prepared in thirty-minutes or less -- perfect for a busy audience that has time to enjoy great Italian food but doesn't always have time to prepare it "the old way."

1:30 pmSara's Weeknight Meals Girls at the Grill With Elizabeth Karmel

Chicken Paillard with Greek Farmer's Salad and Blistered Corn and Asparagus Pesto Grilled Pizza.

2:00 pmGlobe Trekker

Well-preserved ice mummies and a gold mine are explored in Peru, home of the legendary Incas.

3:00 pmRick Steves' Europe Venice Sidetrips

Visit Giotto's Scrovegni Chapel, climb the Roman Coliseum and view dazzling 1,500-year-old mosaics.

3:30 pmThe American Woodshop Recycled Hardwood Projects

Affordable solutions with reclaimed woods.

4:00 pmP. Allen Smith's Garden Home The Great Outdoors

P. Allen Smith shows us an outdoor living space that serves as a sitting and dining area. Allen's gardening tips include how to plant hostas in the shade and how to identify poison ivy. Plus, we learn about raising goats in the city and get a peek at a creative chicken coop. Allen shares the latest progress on the Garden Ho...

4:30 pmAround the House With Matt & Shari All About Accessories

The topic is accessorizing. The discussion starts with the best half dozen accessories to use.

5:00 pmThis Old House

Kevin and Tom introduce us to the popular suburb of Arlington, Massachusetts, and to a new project: the first Italianate Style home THIS OLD HOUSE has tackled in years. Malcolm and Heather's 1872 home has seen some changes over the years, leaving it with an awkward layout. Now it's time to polish it and make it work for thi...

5:30 pmChef John Besh's Family Table

Creamy Heirloom Tomato Soup; The Perfect Frittata; Warm Any Fruit Crumble.

6:00 pmSimply Ming Tenderizing with Guest Jamie Bissonnette

Tender recipes include a Tellegio Kimchee Steak Bomb and a Trio of Halibut New Style Sashimi.

6:30 pmJulia and Jacques Cooking at Home Creamy Desserts

Julia dons safety goggles and takes up a blowtorch for this hot dessert show that includes Creme Caramel, Creme Brulee and Chocolate Pot de Creme.

7:00 pmLidia's Italy in America From Walken's Bakery to Scialo's Bakery

Lidia prepares Boston Cream Cupcakes, Almond Pine Nut Cookies and Lemon Granita.

7:30 pmCook's Country From America's Test Kitchen

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Guinness Beef Stew. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for whisks. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make perfect Brown Soda Bread.

8:00 pmJoanne Weir's Cooking Class Veal Chops With Salad & Pineapple Sorbet

Golden Veal with Arugula and Tomato Salad and Pineapple Sorbet with Olive Oil and Fleur Del Sel.

8:30 pmChef John Besh's Family Table

Creamy Heirloom Tomato Soup; The Perfect Frittata; Warm Any Fruit Crumble.

9:00 pmThis Old House

Kevin and Tom introduce us to the popular suburb of Arlington, Massachusetts, and to a new project: the first Italianate Style home THIS OLD HOUSE has tackled in years. Malcolm and Heather's 1872 home has seen some changes over the years, leaving it with an awkward layout. Now it's time to polish it and make it work for thi...

9:30 pmRick Steves' Europe Venice Sidetrips

Visit Giotto's Scrovegni Chapel, climb the Roman Coliseum and view dazzling 1,500-year-old mosaics.

10:00 pmJoseph Rosendo's Travelscope Nicaragua - Culturally Rich and Naturally Beautifu

Joseph visits Nicaragua and discovers the untouched beauty of the land and a population ready to embrace travelers. In spite of a history of trials and tribulation, today Nicaraguans are a people filled with good cheer and gifted with open hearts. Long overlooked by tourists, the country has preserved what is a treasure che...

10:30 pmLidia's Italy in America From Walken's Bakery to Scialo's Bakery

Lidia prepares Boston Cream Cupcakes, Almond Pine Nut Cookies and Lemon Granita.

11:00 pmCook's Country From America's Test Kitchen

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Guinness Beef Stew. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for whisks. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make perfect Brown Soda Bread.

11:30 pmSimply Ming Tenderizing with Guest Jamie Bissonnette

Tender recipes include a Tellegio Kimchee Steak Bomb and a Trio of Halibut New Style Sashimi.

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