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Pledge Programs for Sun August 24, 2014

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12:00 amChef John Besh's Family Table

Warm Alsatian Onion Tart; Coq Au Vin; Creme Brulee.

12:30 amRick Steves' Europe Siena and Assisi: Italy's Grand Hill Towns

Tour an innovative medieval hospital and a lavish cathedral. Follow the footsteps of St. Francis.

1:00 amLidia's Kitchen Not Your Typical Burger

Burgers stuffed with Mozzarella and Basil and topped with Lidia's own homemade Ketchup are served.

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

The best Chicken Parmesan and the secrets to foolproof Pasta alla Norcina are showcased.

2:00 amNeven Maguire: Home Chef

Neven Maguire prepares delicious MacNean Eggs Benedict and Crispy Goat's Cheese.

2:30 amEat! Drink! Italy! with Vic Rallo In the Details

Artichoke and Arugula Salad with Chef Massimo Bianco in Sicily; the art of the simple sandwich -- Sopressata and Mozzarella on Foccacia; all about wine closures; Pasta with Shrimp and Shaved Artichokes with Chef Massimo Bianco.

3:00 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 ...

3:30 amRick Steves' Europe Siena and Assisi: Italy's Grand Hill Towns

Tour an innovative medieval hospital and a lavish cathedral. Follow the footsteps of St. Francis.

4:00 amTravelscope Thailand - Islands and Festivals

The Loy Krathong festival in Chiang Mai features fireworks and 5,000 floating paper lanterns.

4:30 amLidia's Kitchen Not Your Typical Burger

Burgers stuffed with Mozzarella and Basil and topped with Lidia's own homemade Ketchup are served.

5:00 amIt's Sew Easy Specialty Sewing

It's Sew Easy offers a novel approach to sewing that focuses on contemporary style, not age. Designers from across the country share their expertise, showing easy ways to create great sewing projects without the stress of perfection.

5:30 amBeauty of Oil Painting with Gary and Kathwren Jenkins

Husband-and-wife artists Gary and Kathwren Jenkins introduce viewers to the art of oil painting from their studio and gallery in Reno, Nevada.

6:00 amHubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef Mustard Madness

Rice-Encrusted Chicken Breast with Mushroom Mustard Sauce and Chicken Mustard Burger are prepared.

6:30 amBringing It Home with Laura Mcintosh Fresh From Mexico

Laura and Chef Carolen Barrett visit Mexico to uncover a taste of the culture, adventure and food.

7:00 amPrimal Grill With Steven Raichlen Asia's Crossroads

Some of the world's biggest flavors come hot off some of the world's smallest grills. Singapore Beef Sates; Guamian Chicken Salad; Malaysian Swordfish in Banana Leaves; Cambodian Corn.

7:30 amBarbecue University With Steven Raichlen The Pacific Rim

Lemongrass Pork Sates with Peanut Sauce and Cucumber Relish; Alder grilled salmon with citrus butter; Cinnamon grilled plums with red wine sauce.

8:00 amRhythm Abroad Alberta, Canada

Rhythm Abroad with Brittany Pierce is a travel series that is sure to transport viewers into the heart and soul of a culture. The series follows the journey of Brittany Pierce, a young woman who is fascinated with traveling and meeting new people of different cultures despite language barriers, as she explores the world whi...

8:30 amMusic Voyager From D.C. to Cajun Country

India. Arie performs with west African singer Dobet Gnahore and Israeli superstar Idan Raichel.

9:00 amAsk This Old House

Roger shows Kevin how to start plants from seed. Richard replaces an outdoor hose spigot with one that will never freeze. Tom builds a moveable kitchen island with Kevin. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

9:30 amWoodturning Workshop Norfolk Island Pine Bowl

Tim makes a mess and a masterpiece as he introduces you to Norfolk Island Pine.

10:00 amGrowing a Greener World

Local, independently owned nurseries are a vastly under utilized resource and we feature some of the unique reasons we should support them.

10:30 amKatie Brown Workshop Store-Bought Surprise

Katie puts a new twist on classic store-bought ingredients for surprisingly simple recipes and projects. In the Kitchen: Ham and Cheese Pockets, BBQ 'Fried' Cornflake Chicken and Butter Cream Pound Cake. Projects: Fresh flowers accessorize a standard lampshade and dress-up store bought votives.

11:00 amThe Best of the Joy of Painting Winter Mountain

In this painting, Bob Ross' icy blue mountains capture the mood of a cold winter's day.

11:30 amTravelscope Churchill's Beluga Whales and Polar Bears

Experience thousands of Beluga Whales frolicking in the Churchill River and Polar Bear migration.

12:00 pmBurt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Winter in Valais, Switzerland

Travel with the Glacier Patrol as they race across the Alps and learn the secrets of dog sledding.

12:30 pmNew Scandinavian Cooking With Andreas Viestad Nuclear Family Food

Andreas prepares a warm mushroom soup and lamb shanks with a Norwegian-style risotto.

1:00 pmTravelscope New Brunswick, Canada

The English and French Acadian thrive in perfect harmony in Canada's official bi-lingual province.

1:30 pmBurt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Winter in Lake Geneva Region, Switzerland

Take a balloon trip over the snow covered Alps and paraglide from the top of a famous mountain.

2:00 pmArt Wolfe's Travels to the Edge Patagonia: Mt. Fitz Roy

Art sets off in search of a different and unique view of this revered and iconic South America peak.

2:30 pmScheewe Art Workshop Winter Frosting

Lush trees and majestic mountains covered in sparkling snow is a delight to paint.

3:00 pmAnywhere, Alaska Richardson Highway: Roadhouses and Recreation

Visit the Arctic Man competition and take an aquatic expedition through Prince William Sound.

3:30 pmSmart Travels With Rudy Maxa Stockholm & Sweden

Visit glass artists, a herring dinner, a sculpture garden and a trendy bar built completely of ice.

4:00 pmBurt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Alaska

Ride the White Pass & Yukon Railroad and check out 1,500 square miles of ice cap.

4:30 pmNew Scandinavian Cooking With Tina Nordstrom Lappland: Ice Cold Cooking

Tina prepares a hearty hunters stew, a traditional Swedish fish dish and a cloudberry dessert.

5:00 pmAsk This Old House

Roger shows Kevin how to start plants from seed. Richard replaces an outdoor hose spigot with one that will never freeze. Tom builds a moveable kitchen island with Kevin. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

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 pmMexico - One Plate at a Time With Rick Bayless Cooking in Wine Country

Local leg of Lamb with a Pasilla Olive Sauce and Mixed Greens with fresh Mussels and Fava Beans.

6:30 pmJacques Pépin: More Fast Food My Way Spice Up Your Life

Lamb Curry over Rice with Raisins, Scallop Pancakes on Boston Salad and Crisp Apricot are prepared.

7:00 pmLidia's Italy in America Three Favorite Pastas

Lidia cooks Pasta e fagioli and Bucatini Amatriciana and visits Seghesio Vineyards in California.

7:30 pmAmerica's Test Kitchen From Cook's Illustrated Decadent Desserts

Test cook Julia Collin Davison makes Chocolate Tart. Butterscotch Pudding is prepared.

8:00 pmNick Stellino Cooking With Friends Cajun Chicken & Salad

Cajun Roasted Chicken Breasts with Shrimp Jambalaya Hash and a Bread and Tomato Salad 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 pmAsk This Old House

Roger shows Kevin how to start plants from seed. Richard replaces an outdoor hose spigot with one that will never freeze. Tom builds a moveable kitchen island with Kevin. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

9:30 pmRick Steves' Europe Siena and Assisi: Italy's Grand Hill Towns

Tour an innovative medieval hospital and a lavish cathedral. Follow the footsteps of St. Francis.

10:00 pmRudy Maxa's World London

Shop among pyramids of cheese and displays of fresh fish, game and pastries at the Borough Market.

10:30 pmLidia's Italy in America Three Favorite Pastas

Lidia cooks Pasta e fagioli and Bucatini Amatriciana and visits Seghesio Vineyards in California.

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

Test cook Julia Collin Davison makes Chocolate Tart. Butterscotch Pudding is prepared.

11:30 pmMexico - One Plate at a Time With Rick Bayless Cooking in Wine Country

Local leg of Lamb with a Pasilla Olive Sauce and Mixed Greens with fresh Mussels and Fava Beans.

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