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Pledge Programs for Sat August 9, 2014

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12:00 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.

12:30 amRick 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.

1:00 amLidia's Kitchen Classics with A Twist

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

1:30 amCook's Country From America's Test Kitchen Forgotten Cookies

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

2:00 amMoveable Feast with Fine Cooking

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

2:30 amEat! 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.

3:00 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.

3:30 amRick 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.

4:00 amTravelscope South Africa

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

4:30 amLidia's Kitchen Classics with A Twist

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

5:00 amAmerica's Test Kitchen From Cook's Illustrated

Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the Best Crab Cakes. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of crabmeat. Then, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to perfect Grill-Smoked Salmon with lots of smoke flavor. And finally, gadget guru Lisa McManus rev...

5:30 amTaste This! Grand Central Markets

Joe visits the Grand Central Fish Market in NYC and makes a Salmon Bean Dish and Chilean Sea bass.

6:00 amHubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef Seafood Savvy

Mussels in Basil White Wine Sauce, Rock Shrimp Burger and Peruvian Ceviche are served.

6:30 amCiao Italia With Mary Ann Esposito Give Me Scallops!/dammi Cappesante!

Seafood Master Chef Jasper White weighs anchor in the Ciao Italia kitchen and delivers Mary Ann the biggest scallops ever seen to create his famous Jumbo Sea Scallops in Their Shells. Not to be outdone by Jasper's ocean-inspired creativity, Mary Ann brings the garden to the sea to create her equally famous Scallops with Spi...

7:00 amBringing It Home with Laura Mcintosh Seafood From the Gulf

Laura catches a feast from the Gulf and Louisiana Chef John Folse shows her how to cook it.

7:30 amEssential Pépin Easy and Elegant Seafood

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

8:00 amPrimal Grill With Steven Raichlen By the Sea

Seafood may come from the water, but nothing brings out its briny succulence like the high, dry, smoky heat of the grill.

8:30 amCooking with Nick Stellino Seafood Made Simple

A great dish does not have to be difficult to make in order to taste great! Fresh ingredients and simple techniques are at the core of these fabulously, delicious recipes. Chef Stellino visits the green grocer and prepares Grilled Shrimp with Stewed Peppers and a Salad with Tuna, Tomatoes, Olives & Capers.

9:00 amCoastal Cooking With John Shields Down on the Bayou

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

9:30 amSara's Weeknight Meals Gone Fishin' With David Pasternack

Fettuccine with Rock Shrimp, Corn and Jalapeno and Grilled Mahi Mahi with Panella and Chickpeas.

10:00 amPati's Mexican Table Sugar For Hubby

Shrimp Cocktail Pacifico, Rodrigo-Style Fish and Flourless Chocolate Pecan Cake are prepared.

10:30 amLidia's Italy in America Shrimping, Crabbing and Clamming

Lidia makes Shrimp Scampi, Crab Cakes and Baked Clams Oreganato, for a feast from the sea.

11:00 amEat! Drink! Italy! with Vic Rallo More Than the Sum of the Parts

Pairing Italian wines with sandwiches; the history of the Palmento, the Sicilian communal wine press; an old method makes a new wine in the Veneto; Vic makes Pasta alla Carbonara.

11:30 amSimply Ming

This episode of Simply Ming is all about seafood. On the road in Japan, Host Ming Tsai visits Tsukiji, the biggest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world, which houses more than 400 different types of seafood! Later, Ming joins Japan's first Iron Chef Rokusaburo Michiba to cook some amazing dishes made from seafood ...

12:00 pmEssential Pépin Classic Conclusions

Crepes a La Confiture, Orange Souffle Crepes, Baked Alaska and Apricot and Pistachio Souffle.

12:30 pmLidia's Kitchen Two Savory Soups and Ligurian Focaccia

Sometimes all you need is a little soup and a little bread. Lidia bakes a Focaccia Genovese and serves it with Le Marche Style Bean Soup prepared with sweet and mellow cabbage. With a few pantry ingredients, she creates a simple and hearty Country Onion Soup.

1:00 pmCook's Country From America's Test Kitchen Upscale Meat and Potatoes

Perfect Herb-Crusted Beef Tenderloin, the ultimate Duchess Potatoes and picks for fondue pots.

1:30 pmMoveable Feast with Fine Cooking

A delicious Breakfast Casserole, Fig Salad and Apple Balsamic and Cheese Blintzes are prepared.

2:00 pmEat! Drink! Italy! with Vic Rallo More Than the Sum of the Parts

Pairing Italian wines with sandwiches; the history of the Palmento, the Sicilian communal wine press; an old method makes a new wine in the Veneto; Vic makes Pasta alla Carbonara.

2:30 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.

3:00 pmRick Steves' Europe Classics Egypt

After the urban jungle of Cairo, we climb into a Giza Pyramid. In Luxor, we ramble with Ramses through the temple of Karnac and the Valley of the Kings.

3:30 pmTravelscope Valencia, Spain

Joseph visits the city's textile and ceramic artisans and locals at cafes, pubs and local markets.

4:00 pmLidia's Kitchen Two Savory Soups and Ligurian Focaccia

Sometimes all you need is a little soup and a little bread. Lidia bakes a Focaccia Genovese and serves it with Le Marche Style Bean Soup prepared with sweet and mellow cabbage. With a few pantry ingredients, she creates a simple and hearty Country Onion Soup.

4:30 pmCook's Country From America's Test Kitchen Upscale Meat and Potatoes

Perfect Herb-Crusted Beef Tenderloin, the ultimate Duchess Potatoes and picks for fondue pots.

5:00 pmAmerica's Test Kitchen From Cook's Illustrated

Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the Best Crab Cakes. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of crabmeat. Then, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to perfect Grill-Smoked Salmon with lots of smoke flavor. And finally, gadget guru Lisa McManus rev...

5:30 pmTaste This! Grand Central Markets

Joe visits the Grand Central Fish Market in NYC and makes a Salmon Bean Dish and Chilean Sea bass.

6:00 pmHubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef Seafood Savvy

Mussels in Basil White Wine Sauce, Rock Shrimp Burger and Peruvian Ceviche are served.

6:30 pmCiao Italia With Mary Ann Esposito Give Me Scallops!/dammi Cappesante!

Seafood Master Chef Jasper White weighs anchor in the Ciao Italia kitchen and delivers Mary Ann the biggest scallops ever seen to create his famous Jumbo Sea Scallops in Their Shells. Not to be outdone by Jasper's ocean-inspired creativity, Mary Ann brings the garden to the sea to create her equally famous Scallops with Spi...

7:00 pmBringing It Home with Laura Mcintosh Seafood From the Gulf

Laura catches a feast from the Gulf and Louisiana Chef John Folse shows her how to cook it.

7:30 pmEssential Pépin Easy and Elegant Seafood

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

8:00 pmPrimal Grill With Steven Raichlen By the Sea

Seafood may come from the water, but nothing brings out its briny succulence like the high, dry, smoky heat of the grill.

8:30 pmCooking with Nick Stellino Seafood Made Simple

A great dish does not have to be difficult to make in order to taste great! Fresh ingredients and simple techniques are at the core of these fabulously, delicious recipes. Chef Stellino visits the green grocer and prepares Grilled Shrimp with Stewed Peppers and a Salad with Tuna, Tomatoes, Olives & Capers.

9:00 pmCoastal Cooking With John Shields Down on the Bayou

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

9:30 pmSara's Weeknight Meals Gone Fishin' With David Pasternack

Fettuccine with Rock Shrimp, Corn and Jalapeno and Grilled Mahi Mahi with Panella and Chickpeas.

10:00 pmPati's Mexican Table Sugar For Hubby

Shrimp Cocktail Pacifico, Rodrigo-Style Fish and Flourless Chocolate Pecan Cake are prepared.

10:30 pmLidia's Italy in America Shrimping, Crabbing and Clamming

Lidia makes Shrimp Scampi, Crab Cakes and Baked Clams Oreganato, for a feast from the sea.

11:00 pmAmerica's Test Kitchen From Cook's Illustrated

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate dessert, Chocolate-Espresso Dacquoise. Chris then reveals the science behind egg whites. And finally, Chris answers viewer questions in Letters to the Editor.

11:30 pmSimply Ming

This episode of Simply Ming is all about seafood. On the road in Japan, Host Ming Tsai visits Tsukiji, the biggest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world, which houses more than 400 different types of seafood! Later, Ming joins Japan's first Iron Chef Rokusaburo Michiba to cook some amazing dishes made from seafood ...

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