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12:00 amChef John Besh's Family Table

Warm Crawfish Salad; Seafood-Stuffed Cabbage; Oatmeal-Chocolate Chip Cookie; Ice Cream Sandwiches.

12:30 amRick Steves' Europe South England: Dover to Lands' End

Ponder Roman, Norman & Nazi invasions. Explore Admiral Nelson's flagship & an ancient stone circle.

1:00 amLidia's Italy in America Philadelphia's Beef Rolls and Boston's North E

Lidia cooks a savory meal of Braised Beef Rolls and Spinach and Bacon.

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

Soft-Cooked Eggs, a classic Fluffy Omelet and perfect Fried Eggs are demonstrated.

2:00 amNick Stellino Cooking With Friends Neal Fraser, Filet of Beef

Features Chicken Scaloppini with Leeks and Morel Sauce and Filet of Beef, Farro and Italian Sausage.

2:30 amEat! Drink! Italy! with Vic Rallo

Culatello sandwich with charcuterie master Mark Buzzio; the Pugnitello grape with winemaker Leonardo Bellacini in San Felice; Italian Cheese 411 in Sicily; Pasta with Swordfish and Eggplant with chef Massimo Bianco.

3:00 amHometime Creekside Home Exteriors

Find out how multiple elements are blended to create harmonious exteriors.

3:30 amRick Steves' Europe South England: Dover to Lands' End

Ponder Roman, Norman & Nazi invasions. Explore Admiral Nelson's flagship & an ancient stone circle.

4:00 amBurt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Siena and Assisi, Italy

Burt takes a group of public television viewers on a tour of Assisi and Siena. They visit the Basilica of St. Francis and discover how the paintings of Giotto made a permanent change in the way painters saw the world. They travel on to Siena and visit the great Church and historic attractions of the city. They also have a p...

4:30 amLidia's Italy in America Philadelphia's Beef Rolls and Boston's North E

Lidia cooks a savory meal of Braised Beef Rolls and Spinach and Bacon.

5:00 amQuilting Arts TV Quilting Medley

Today's show is a mix of quilt techniques and approaches. Landscape quilting is our first topic with Carolyn Friedlander; she demonstrates how to use a quilting strategy to bring a project to life. Then it's Luana Rubin and quilting for charity- all sorts of ideas for utilizing your quilting for charity. Cheryl Sleboda is l...

5:30 amThe Donna Dewberry Show Tropical Sunset

A beautiful Florida Everglades' sunset is created on canvas. Fun nautical pillows are stitched up.

6:00 amPerfect Day

In Josenfjorden, on the southwestern shore of Norway, host Tina Nordstrom visits a fish farm, prepares a delicacy - the white halibut - and pampers herself at a local spa. Recipes: Stewed Lamb in Dill Sauce; Lemon-Marinated Halibut with Asparagus and Serrano Ham; Rhubarb with White Chocolate Mousse.

6:30 amP. Allen Smith's Garden to Table Festive Entertaining

The holiday season is here and Allen is getting ready by preparing a few unique recipes for the big day. He also shows us how to create a very festive dinner table.

7:00 amCiao Italia With Mary Ann Esposito Taste of Sicily/sapore Di Sicilia

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 amChef's Life The Buttermilk Belt

Vivian and Ben go to Maple View Dairy to pick up product for the restaurant. They talk buttermilk with the dairy's manager, and the noise Ben makes while savoring his cup of the thick liquid annoys his wife. The couple attempts to shoot the twins' Christmas card picture in the family's swimming-pool-turned-turnip patch, whi...

8:00 amRick Steves Special: Rome, Eternally Engaging Rick Steves Special: Rome, Eternally Engaging

In this hour-long travel special, Rick Steves explores the "Eternal City" of Rome, a grand and ancient metropolis rich with exquisite art, vibrant culture and centuries of history. In RICK STEVES SPECIAL: ROME, ETERNALLY ENGAGING, Rick traces the rise and fall of classical Rome, meanders through the heart of Bernini's Baroq...

9:00 amThis Old House Arlington Italianate Project 2014/arlington Height

Arborist Matt Foti does some selective tree pruning, while Richard revisits the benefits of using PEX instead of copper for the water supply lines. Norm tours an 1872 Stick Style home in the neighborhood, and Tom shows Kevin how to convert a former doorjamb into a cased opening.

9:30 amRough Cut: Woodworking With Tommy Mac Bent Lamination Chair

For this episode of Rough Cut, we're building an amazing bent lamination chair that's perfect for any home. Host Tommy MacDonald shows viewers how to bend wood into a form using a jig that he made himself and our Rough Cut Road Trip takes us to the International Contemporary Furniture Show in New York.

10:00 amP. Allen Smith's Garden Home Celebrating Summer

P. Allen Smith celebrates the summer season with a visit to the groundskeeper at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri, who shows us how to maintain a perfect lawn. Back home, Allen showcases the new summer foliage at Moss Mountain Farm, shares design tips using summer flowering bulbs, and how to grow beautiful dahlias. On t...

10:30 amStart Up The Salad of John and Yoko

This series offers viewers an up-close and personal look into the world of the modern American entrepreneur. As complicated as starting a business may seem, the goal is to demystify the process by sharing the real life experiences of average Americans who are taking control of their own destiny while creating jobs for other...

11:00 amQuilting Arts TV Quilting Medley

Today's show is a mix of quilt techniques and approaches. Landscape quilting is our first topic with Carolyn Friedlander; she demonstrates how to use a quilting strategy to bring a project to life. Then it's Luana Rubin and quilting for charity- all sorts of ideas for utilizing your quilting for charity. Cheryl Sleboda is l...

11:30 amThe Donna Dewberry Show Tropical Sunset

A beautiful Florida Everglades' sunset is created on canvas. Fun nautical pillows are stitched up.

12:00 pmPerfect Day

In Josenfjorden, on the southwestern shore of Norway, host Tina Nordstrom visits a fish farm, prepares a delicacy - the white halibut - and pampers herself at a local spa. Recipes: Stewed Lamb in Dill Sauce; Lemon-Marinated Halibut with Asparagus and Serrano Ham; Rhubarb with White Chocolate Mousse.

12:30 pmP. Allen Smith's Garden to Table Festive Entertaining

The holiday season is here and Allen is getting ready by preparing a few unique recipes for the big day. He also shows us how to create a very festive dinner table.

1:00 pmCiao Italia With Mary Ann Esposito Taste of Sicily/sapore Di Sicilia

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 pmChef's Life The Buttermilk Belt

Vivian and Ben go to Maple View Dairy to pick up product for the restaurant. They talk buttermilk with the dairy's manager, and the noise Ben makes while savoring his cup of the thick liquid annoys his wife. The couple attempts to shoot the twins' Christmas card picture in the family's swimming-pool-turned-turnip patch, whi...

2:00 pmRick Steves Special: Rome, Eternally Engaging Rick Steves Special: Rome, Eternally Engaging

In this hour-long travel special, Rick Steves explores the "Eternal City" of Rome, a grand and ancient metropolis rich with exquisite art, vibrant culture and centuries of history. In RICK STEVES SPECIAL: ROME, ETERNALLY ENGAGING, Rick traces the rise and fall of classical Rome, meanders through the heart of Bernini's Baroq...

3:00 pmRick Steves' Europe Heart of England and South Wales

After King Arthur country at Glastonbury, we go back in time to prehistoric Stonehenge. We sample hard apple cider in Wells, meet an eccentric lord in the Cotswolds, and visit an evocative ruined abbey in South Wales.

3:30 pmRough Cut: Woodworking With Tommy Mac Bent Lamination Chair

For this episode of Rough Cut, we're building an amazing bent lamination chair that's perfect for any home. Host Tommy MacDonald shows viewers how to bend wood into a form using a jig that he made himself and our Rough Cut Road Trip takes us to the International Contemporary Furniture Show in New York.

4:00 pmP. Allen Smith's Garden Home Celebrating Summer

P. Allen Smith celebrates the summer season with a visit to the groundskeeper at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri, who shows us how to maintain a perfect lawn. Back home, Allen showcases the new summer foliage at Moss Mountain Farm, shares design tips using summer flowering bulbs, and how to grow beautiful dahlias. On t...

4:30 pmStart Up The Salad of John and Yoko

This series offers viewers an up-close and personal look into the world of the modern American entrepreneur. As complicated as starting a business may seem, the goal is to demystify the process by sharing the real life experiences of average Americans who are taking control of their own destiny while creating jobs for other...

5:00 pmThis Old House Arlington Italianate Project 2014/arlington Height

Arborist Matt Foti does some selective tree pruning, while Richard revisits the benefits of using PEX instead of copper for the water supply lines. Norm tours an 1872 Stick Style home in the neighborhood, and Tom shows Kevin how to convert a former doorjamb into a cased opening.

5:30 pmEat! Drink! Italy! with Vic Rallo

Amarone Wine Risotto with Pumpkin with chef Maria Cartillone in the Veneto; all about corks with Alessandro Cellai in Sicily; a tour of the Spilimbergo Mosaic School and Museum in Friuli; Pomegranate and Porcini salad with chef Debbie Cesari in Mount Etna.

6:00 pmSimply Ming

Nothing says Japan like Ramen noodles - this episode of Simply Ming brings Chef Ming Tsai on the road to the Instant Ramen Museum in Osaka, Japan. Ming also learns the secrets of cooking Ramen from famous Japanese Chef Yuji Wakiya.

6:30 pmEssential Pépin Easy and Elegant Seafood

Lobster in Artichoke Hearts, Shrimp Pane on Watercress, Escoffier Quenelles and Monkfish Roulade.

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 Forgotten Cookies

Recipe for Melting Moments Cookies and Fairy Gingerbread and picks for toasters are showcased.

8:00 pmMoveable Feast with Fine Cooking

Redwood Hill Farm is visited and Coffee BBQ Duck and Smoked Cheddar Polenta are served.

8:30 pmEat! Drink! Italy! with Vic Rallo

Amarone Wine Risotto with Pumpkin with chef Maria Cartillone in the Veneto; all about corks with Alessandro Cellai in Sicily; a tour of the Spilimbergo Mosaic School and Museum in Friuli; Pomegranate and Porcini salad with chef Debbie Cesari in Mount Etna.

9:00 pmThis Old House Arlington Italianate Project 2014/arlington Height

Arborist Matt Foti does some selective tree pruning, while Richard revisits the benefits of using PEX instead of copper for the water supply lines. Norm tours an 1872 Stick Style home in the neighborhood, and Tom shows Kevin how to convert a former doorjamb into a cased opening.

9:30 pmRick Steves' Europe Heart of England and South Wales

After King Arthur country at Glastonbury, we go back in time to prehistoric Stonehenge. We sample hard apple cider in Wells, meet an eccentric lord in the Cotswolds, and visit an evocative ruined abbey in South Wales.

10:00 pmTravelscope South Africa

Joseph heads out on safari at the Shamwari Wildlife Preserve and visits a Capetown area winery.

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 Forgotten Cookies

Recipe for Melting Moments Cookies and Fairy Gingerbread and picks for toasters are showcased.

11:30 pmSimply Ming

Nothing says Japan like Ramen noodles - this episode of Simply Ming brings Chef Ming Tsai on the road to the Instant Ramen Museum in Osaka, Japan. Ming also learns the secrets of cooking Ramen from famous Japanese Chef Yuji Wakiya.

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