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Pledge Programs for Sat November 30, 2013

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12:00 amA Taste of Louisiana With Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage English Louisiana

Libby Dart, a historian from St. Francisville, shares the story of Louisiana's English heritage.

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 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 amCook's Country From America's Test Kitchen

Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making Grandma Pizza at home. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of tortellini. Next, Bridget shares the test kitchen's guide to cutting terms. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make perfect Slow-Co...

2:00 amJoanne Weir's Cooking Class Grilled Sea Bass With Romesco & Summer Vegetables

Delicious recipes include Grilled Sea Bass with Almond Romesco and Grilled Summer Vegetables.

2:30 amChef John Besh's Family Table

Southern Soup au Pistou; Cucumber Salad; Grilled Cobia with Buttermilk Dressing; Stewed Berries.

3:00 amThis Old House

One year after Sandy, three projects conclude on the Jersey Shore. Richard visits the "Mantoloking Miracle": garage doors, designing a planter, and an interior design that repurposes what was once a garage. Kevin, Norm, Richard and Roger all meet up at a wharf-side wrap party to celebrate new friends determined to restore t...

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 amJoseph Rosendo's Travelscope The Many Faces of Los Cabos, Mexico

Los Cabos is actually two resorts: Cabo San Lucas, at the tip of the Baja California peninsula, and San Jose del Cabo, 23 miles north along the coast. Joseph covers both and the sea that binds them - the Sea of Cortez - on his Los Cabos, Mexico adventure. Activities include whale watching and seaside dining, hiking through ...

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 amJoseph Rosendo's Travelscope Christmas in Switzerland

Visit Lausanne, Montreux and Basel to explore some of Switzerland's best Christmas Markets.

5:30 amSmart Travels With Rudy Maxa Alpine Christmas

Encounter bright markets, toasty ski lodges, glittering trees and festive music in Switzerland.

6:00 amKatie Brown Workshop Gift Giving

Katie proves it's better (and more fun) to give than to receive with easy and thoughtful gift ideas. In the Kitchen: Put-It-Together Pie, Tortellini and Turkey Meatball Soup, Strawberry Pesto, Apple Ginger Preserves and Orange Caramel Sauce. Projects: Make-your-own buttons. Gifting a tree.

6:30 amBurt Wolf: Taste of Freedom Hanukkah

Uncover the holiday's history, learn why certain treats are served and the secret of the dreidel.

7:00 amThe Donna Dewberry Show Great Little Gifts

Donna shares dozens of little gift ideas that make for big fun. From easy borders on frames and small boxes to wearable art projects.

7:30 amEuropean Christmas Markets

Visit charming markets in festively decorated cities and towns in Germany, France and Switzerland.

8:00 amKatie Brown Workshop Gifts Galore

Designer breadsticks, irresistible pretzels, dressed-up store-bought gifts and a gift box topiary.

8:30 amBurt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Christmas in Vienna, Austria

Get a real understanding of one of the world's most popular holidays, while touring famous markets.

9:00 amKatie Brown Workshop Gifts

Presents include Granola, matzo ball soup, tomato sauce and croutons and a custom gift-wrap tags.

9:30 amTravelscope Germany's Holiday Markets

Joseph celebrates the season by exploring Northern Germany's wonderful Christmas markets.

10:00 amSewing with Nancy Fast and Fleecy Accessories, Part 1

Use soft knit fleece to create fashionable accessories in a flash! Start with yardage of fleece or other "fleecy" fabrics and learn how to create quick projects-perfect for gift giving. Scarves, wraps, and even capes can easily be sewn or serged with a little sewing know how from Nancy.

10:30 amIt's Sew Easy The Gift of Sewing

Share your sewing style with your friends. Marie Zinno is the first designer and custom embroidery expert. She shares a favorite house warming gift of personalized towels and ribbon. Next, Eileen Roche has the perfect way to dress up shoes with embroidery. Finally, we finish up with the finale to the custom jacket with Ange...

11:00 amChef John Besh's Family Table

Fried Eggplant Salad; Pan-Roasted Grouper with; Shellfish Tomato Sauce; Lemon Ice Box Pie.

11:30 amSimply Ming On the Road with Michael Schlow at Tico

Red Tape Steak and a Double Lamb Chop with Pea Shoot-Beet Salad are prepared in Boston.

12:00 pmJulia and Jacques Cooking at Home Soup

Four classic soups made from scratch in Julia's kitchen: French Onion Soup, chilled Leek and Potato Soup, Mediterranean Fish stew and Chicken Noodle Soup.

12:30 pmLidia's Italy in America For the Love of Vegetables

Lidia makes Stuffed Escarole, Stuffed Artichoke and Meat Stuffed Eggplant.

1:00 pmCook's Country From America's Test Kitchen

Test cook Erin McMurrer shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Peaches and Cream Pie. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for rolling pins. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of pie crust. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to Cream Ch...

1:30 pmJoanne Weir's Cooking Class Ricotta Mint Ravioli & Lemon Salad

Tomato and Lemon Salad with Lemon-Scented Oil and Ricotta and Mint Ravioli are cooked up.

2:00 pmChef John Besh's Family Table

Fried Eggplant Salad; Pan-Roasted Grouper with; Shellfish Tomato Sauce; Lemon Ice Box Pie.

2:30 pmThis Old House

One year after Sandy, three projects conclude on the Jersey Shore. Richard visits the "Mantoloking Miracle": garage doors, designing a planter, and an interior design that repurposes what was once a garage. Kevin, Norm, Richard and Roger all meet up at a wharf-side wrap party to celebrate new friends determined to restore t...

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 pmJoseph Rosendo's Travelscope La Joie De Vivre in Quebec City, Canada

Joseph heads to Quebec City, the only walled city north of Mexico, for a lively cultural adventure among the French-speaking Quebecois. The city offers so many attractions that it's hard for Joseph to squeeze them all in. Yet, half the pleasure is in the trying as Joseph strolls the village's atmospheric streets, joins into...

4:00 pmLidia's Italy in America For the Love of Vegetables

Lidia makes Stuffed Escarole, Stuffed Artichoke and Meat Stuffed Eggplant.

4:30 pmCook's Country From America's Test Kitchen

Test cook Erin McMurrer shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Peaches and Cream Pie. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for rolling pins. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of pie crust. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to Cream Ch...

5:00 pmJoseph Rosendo's Travelscope Christmas in Switzerland

Visit Lausanne, Montreux and Basel to explore some of Switzerland's best Christmas Markets.

5:30 pmSmart Travels With Rudy Maxa Alpine Christmas

Encounter bright markets, toasty ski lodges, glittering trees and festive music in Switzerland.

6:00 pmKatie Brown Workshop Gift Giving

Katie proves it's better (and more fun) to give than to receive with easy and thoughtful gift ideas. In the Kitchen: Put-It-Together Pie, Tortellini and Turkey Meatball Soup, Strawberry Pesto, Apple Ginger Preserves and Orange Caramel Sauce. Projects: Make-your-own buttons. Gifting a tree.

6:30 pmBurt Wolf: Taste of Freedom Hanukkah

Uncover the holiday's history, learn why certain treats are served and the secret of the dreidel.

7:00 pmThe Donna Dewberry Show Great Little Gifts

Donna shares dozens of little gift ideas that make for big fun. From easy borders on frames and small boxes to wearable art projects.

7:30 pmEuropean Christmas Markets

Visit charming markets in festively decorated cities and towns in Germany, France and Switzerland.

8:00 pmKatie Brown Workshop Gifts Galore

Designer breadsticks, irresistible pretzels, dressed-up store-bought gifts and a gift box topiary.

8:30 pmBurt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Christmas in Vienna, Austria

Get a real understanding of one of the world's most popular holidays, while touring famous markets.

9:00 pmKatie Brown Workshop Gifts

Presents include Granola, matzo ball soup, tomato sauce and croutons and a custom gift-wrap tags.

9:30 pmTravelscope Germany's Holiday Markets

Joseph celebrates the season by exploring Northern Germany's wonderful Christmas markets.

10:00 pmSewing with Nancy Fast and Fleecy Accessories, Part 1

Use soft knit fleece to create fashionable accessories in a flash! Start with yardage of fleece or other "fleecy" fabrics and learn how to create quick projects-perfect for gift giving. Scarves, wraps, and even capes can easily be sewn or serged with a little sewing know how from Nancy.

10:30 pmIt's Sew Easy The Gift of Sewing

Share your sewing style with your friends. Marie Zinno is the first designer and custom embroidery expert. She shares a favorite house warming gift of personalized towels and ribbon. Next, Eileen Roche has the perfect way to dress up shoes with embroidery. Finally, we finish up with the finale to the custom jacket with Ange...

11:00 pmAmerica's Test Kitchen From Cook's Illustrated French Sweets, Refined and Rustic

Man on the Street John "Doc" Willoughby heads to the Mast Brothers Chocolate Factory in Brooklyn to learn all about the art of chocolate making. Next, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make perfect Chocolate Truffles at home. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of c...

11:30 pmSimply Ming On the Road with Michael Schlow at Tico

Red Tape Steak and a Double Lamb Chop with Pea Shoot-Beet Salad are prepared in Boston.

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