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12:00 amTaste This! Texas Bbq

Traveling to gourmet and organic markets throughout the United States, Chef Joe Ciminera invites culinary experts to enlighten viewers with their knowledge on a wide variety of food topics.

12:30 amRick Steves' Europe Florence: Heart of the Renaissance

Michelangelo's David, Botticelli's Birth of Venus and Ghiberti's Gates of Paradise are explored.

1:00 amLidia's Italy in America New York Italian Style

Zucchini and Eggplant Parmigiana, Roberto's Chicken Piccante and Skillet Cauliflower Torrisi.

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

Sichuan Stir-Fried Pork in Garlic Sauce and Thai-Style Stir-Fried Noodles with Chicken are created.

2:00 amChef John Besh's New Orleans

Tasty recipes include Quail Gumbo and Dewberry Streusel Pie.

2:30 amKevin Dundon's Modern Irish Food Modern Eats to Traditional Treats

Kevin starts with a lobster dish served with a mustard cream sauce and seared fillet of beef and blue cheese salad. Next, potato with a pie crust - a completely different way of serving Ireland's national vegetable. Then a quick and simple Waldorf salad. Finally, Kevin shares his mom's recipe for traditional apple pie.

3:00 amThe Woodwright's Shop Rachell's Standing Desk 2

Learn how to cut the coolest woodworking joint of all! The miter-clamped breadboard end makes a broad desktop that always stays flat.

3:30 amRick Steves' Europe Florence: Heart of the Renaissance

Michelangelo's David, Botticelli's Birth of Venus and Ghiberti's Gates of Paradise are explored.

4:00 amBurt Wolf: Travels & Traditions In Taiwan, A Sense of Place - Part 1

People who have come to the U.S. from Taiwan describe why immigrated & what they have accomplished.

4:30 amLidia's Italy in America New York Italian Style

Zucchini and Eggplant Parmigiana, Roberto's Chicken Piccante and Skillet Cauliflower Torrisi.

5:00 amQuilting Arts TV Mixed Media

Contemporary quilting is hard to define - it's as varied as the artist and their choice of medium. First, Judy Coates Perez has a stitched metal project with alcohol based inks. Then, Heather Jones shares a totally different approach as chunky hand stitching takes center stage on her pillow. Finally, Debbie Grifka demonstra...

5:30 amPaint This With Jerry Yarnell Pheasant in the Rough, Part 4

With a calm and reassuring style that is unmatched by any other art instructor, Jerry guides students through fine-art techniques that can be practiced at home.

6:00 amJoanne Weir's Cooking Confidence Journey to Italy

Fig and Blueberry Salad with Creme Fraiche, Mint and Prosciutto di Parma and Farro Risotto are made.

6:30 amKimchi Chronicles The Beef Chronicles

Steak with is topped with kimchi butter. Marja and actress Heather Graham eat beef for breakfast.

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 Pantry Raid

Friends drop by at the last minute, but even on a weeknight, it's not a problem for Sara because she just pulls ingredients from the pantry. No need to go to the store with Linguine with White Bean, Sun-Dried Tomato and Olive Sauce, decadent Nacho Pie made healthier with home-made tortilla chips and surprisingly Savory Waff...

8:00 amGlobe Trekker

In Norwegian Lapland, Holly travels by dogsled south from Alta toward the Sami people's most important celebration - the Easter Festival, where she enters the annual reindeer racing competition. She then departs for the Finnmarksvidda Plateau to round up more than 800 reindeer and to glimpse the famous Northern Lights. She ...

9:00 amThis Old House

THIS OLD HOUSE welcomes Edgar Hansen from Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch." To assess his skills, Tom puts Edgar to work patching cracks in the plaster walls, then Richard shows him how to "fish" water lines through the building. Norm and Tom raise the height of the railing on the second floor landing. Roger and Edgar ...

9:30 amRough Cut: Woodworking With Tommy Mac Laminated Coat Rack

Tommy teaches basic geometric patterns using different species of wood by stack laminating.

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 amb. organic Natural Healing

Michele's friend and cancer survivor Glenda Aldrich introduces us to the benefits of Laughter Yoga .

11:00 amQuilting Arts TV Mixed Media

Contemporary quilting is hard to define - it's as varied as the artist and their choice of medium. First, Judy Coates Perez has a stitched metal project with alcohol based inks. Then, Heather Jones shares a totally different approach as chunky hand stitching takes center stage on her pillow. Finally, Debbie Grifka demonstra...

11:30 amPaint This With Jerry Yarnell Pheasant in the Rough, Part 4

With a calm and reassuring style that is unmatched by any other art instructor, Jerry guides students through fine-art techniques that can be practiced at home.

12:00 pmJoanne Weir's Cooking Confidence Journey to Italy

Fig and Blueberry Salad with Creme Fraiche, Mint and Prosciutto di Parma and Farro Risotto are made.

12:30 pmKimchi Chronicles The Beef Chronicles

Steak with is topped with kimchi butter. Marja and actress Heather Graham eat beef for breakfast.

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 Pantry Raid

Friends drop by at the last minute, but even on a weeknight, it's not a problem for Sara because she just pulls ingredients from the pantry. No need to go to the store with Linguine with White Bean, Sun-Dried Tomato and Olive Sauce, decadent Nacho Pie made healthier with home-made tortilla chips and surprisingly Savory Waff...

2:00 pmGlobe Trekker

In Norwegian Lapland, Holly travels by dogsled south from Alta toward the Sami people's most important celebration - the Easter Festival, where she enters the annual reindeer racing competition. She then departs for the Finnmarksvidda Plateau to round up more than 800 reindeer and to glimpse the famous Northern Lights. She ...

3:00 pmRick Steves' Europe Florentine Delights and Tuscan Side Trips

Enjoy more of the exquisite artistic treasures of Florence and marvel at wonders in Pisa and Lucca.

3:30 pmRough Cut: Woodworking With Tommy Mac Laminated Coat Rack

Tommy teaches basic geometric patterns using different species of wood by stack laminating.

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 pmb. organic Natural Healing

Michele's friend and cancer survivor Glenda Aldrich introduces us to the benefits of Laughter Yoga .

5:00 pmThis Old House

THIS OLD HOUSE welcomes Edgar Hansen from Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch." To assess his skills, Tom puts Edgar to work patching cracks in the plaster walls, then Richard shows him how to "fish" water lines through the building. Norm and Tom raise the height of the railing on the second floor landing. Roger and Edgar ...

5:30 pmKevin Dundon's Modern Irish Food Back in Time

Kevin goes back in time with this week's menu as he cooks up a smoked chicken terrine. Fresh leeks from the garden are used with some delicious Gubbeen cheese for an indulgent Potato Gratin. Kevin prepares freshly caught trout wrapped in cured bacon with an almond butter sauce. Next it's a tasty Wild Garlic Pesto. Finally, ...

6:00 pmSimply Ming

Do you find yourself stuck in a rut when it comes to seasoning vegetables? Well, join Chef Ming Tsai and Chef Amanda Cohen for this episode of Simply Ming. Chef Amanda Cohen promises to breathe new life into your veggie dishes.

6:30 pmJulia and Jacques Cooking at Home Winter Vegetables

Julia and Jacques take the doldrums out of winter vegetables, and demonstrate how even vegetables cooked only in season can be a special treat.

7:00 pmLidia's Kitchen Classics with A Twist

Fresh Mozzarella Salad, Pappa al Pomodoro from Maremma with Clams and Zucchini Parmigiana are made.

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 pmCooking with Nick Stellino Halibut with A Kick & Aristocratic Risotto

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 Zu...

8:30 pmKevin Dundon's Modern Irish Food Back in Time

Kevin goes back in time with this week's menu as he cooks up a smoked chicken terrine. Fresh leeks from the garden are used with some delicious Gubbeen cheese for an indulgent Potato Gratin. Kevin prepares freshly caught trout wrapped in cured bacon with an almond butter sauce. Next it's a tasty Wild Garlic Pesto. Finally, ...

9:00 pmThis Old House

THIS OLD HOUSE welcomes Edgar Hansen from Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch." To assess his skills, Tom puts Edgar to work patching cracks in the plaster walls, then Richard shows him how to "fish" water lines through the building. Norm and Tom raise the height of the railing on the second floor landing. Roger and Edgar ...

9:30 pmRick Steves' Europe Florentine Delights and Tuscan Side Trips

Enjoy more of the exquisite artistic treasures of Florence and marvel at wonders in Pisa and Lucca.

10:00 pmTravelscope Switzerland: Celebrating St. Moritz

Discover the five-star hotels, high-end shops and the Rolls-Royce fashions of this Swiss resort.

10:30 pmLidia's Kitchen Classics with A Twist

Fresh Mozzarella Salad, Pappa al Pomodoro from Maremma with Clams and Zucchini Parmigiana are made.

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

Do you find yourself stuck in a rut when it comes to seasoning vegetables? Well, join Chef Ming Tsai and Chef Amanda Cohen for this episode of Simply Ming. Chef Amanda Cohen promises to breathe new life into your veggie dishes.

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