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Pledge Programs for Fri December 13, 2013

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12:00 amTaste This! Cooks Who Care

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 Prague and the Czech Republic

This great destination has Europe's best beer, biggest castle and sumptuous Art Nouveau facades.

1:00 amJacques Pépin: More Fast Food My Way Chockfull of Surprises

Pumpkin Gratin, Tomato Surprise, Grilled Striped Bass and Romesco Sauce are prepared.

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

Learn the secrets of homemade pasta from the pros in New York City. Ragu alla Bolognese is created.

2:00 amMartha Stewart's Cooking School Legumes

Martha sheds light on the wide world of legumes, exploring the many available varieties-from chickpeas to calypso beans-and how to cook them using three different methods: stovetop, oven, and pressure cooker. Italian chef and bean aficionado Cesare Casella joins Martha to share some of his own recipes for exceptional bean d...

2:30 amChef John Besh's Family Table

Pork and Sausage Jambalaya; Crabmeat Eggplant Dressing; Cornbread.

3:00 amHometime Creekside Home Timbers

Watch HOMETIME hang timber frame trusses.

3:30 amRick Steves' Europe Prague and the Czech Republic

This great destination has Europe's best beer, biggest castle and sumptuous Art Nouveau facades.

4:00 amBurt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Great Hotels of the World, Part 2

Burt visits hotels in Switzerland and Germany and explains why he considers them best of class.

4:30 amJacques Pépin: More Fast Food My Way Chockfull of Surprises

Pumpkin Gratin, Tomato Surprise, Grilled Striped Bass and Romesco Sauce are prepared.

5:00 amLap Quilting With Georgia Bonesteel Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Batting

Tour a batting factory for a keen understanding of its qualities for the quilt sandwich.

5:30 amPaint This With Jerry Yarnell First Love, Part 2

Having completed the under painting, more highlights and dark areas are added to the background and road to provide contrast. Next, the tree trunks are blocked in on the sides using a dark, rich mixture. At this point, shadows can be added across the road. The rocks are next highlighted, and the script brush is used to add ...

6:00 amA Taste of Louisiana With Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage Italian Entrepreneurs

Meet the truck farmers, citrus importers, grocers & restaurateurs of the area's food industry.

6:30 amSing For Your Supper with Bob Waggoner French Brie Omelet/red Grouper with Erin Mccarley

Bob teaches us how to fold an omelet hands-free and serves up his rendition of a French Brie Omelet with Asparagus, Smoked Bacon and Thyme. There are never too many cooks in his kitchen as Chef Bob invites an audience member up to the cooktop to prepare one of Bob's favorite dishes, Red Grouper over a Wild Mushroom Ragout i...

7:00 amCiao Italia With Mary Ann Esposito Pears and Pistachios/pere E Pistacchi

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 Sandwich Night

Make your own easy Beer Bread and stuff it with Pulled Chicken Barbecue and Pickled Cucumbers.

8:00 amGlobe Trekker

The independent Kingdom of Tonga, multi-cultural Fiji, Norfolk Island and Noumea are explored.

9:00 amThis Old House Jersey Shore Rebuilds 2013/sandy and the Jersey Sh

Months after Superstorm Sandy wreaked historic destruction on the Jersey Shore, Kevin, Norm and Richard find three homeowners determined, despite the seemingly insurmountable challenges, to stay and rebuild: stronger, smarter and up out of harm's way. In Bay Head, Point Pleasant, Manasquan and communities like them along th...

9:30 amThe American Woodshop Shop Jigs

Making things to simplify shop tasks. Revolutionary new clamping designs.

10:00 amP. Allen Smith's Garden Home Garden Fun with Kids

P. Allen Smith brings kids in the garden for some fun! They learn how to make flowers turn a different color, make mosaics with rocks and homemade salt dough, and assemble a birdbath for the garden. Allen takes us to the Children's Garden at the Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago, and the turn-of-the-century Children's F...

10:30 amAround the House With Matt & Shari Reuse, Restore, Recycle

Get a rewarding feeling by fixing something old up to look new again. Matt and Shari have great suggestions for a recycling party.

11:00 amLap Quilting With Georgia Bonesteel Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Batting

Tour a batting factory for a keen understanding of its qualities for the quilt sandwich.

11:30 amPaint This With Jerry Yarnell First Love, Part 2

Having completed the under painting, more highlights and dark areas are added to the background and road to provide contrast. Next, the tree trunks are blocked in on the sides using a dark, rich mixture. At this point, shadows can be added across the road. The rocks are next highlighted, and the script brush is used to add ...

12:00 pmA Taste of Louisiana With Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage Italian Entrepreneurs

Meet the truck farmers, citrus importers, grocers & restaurateurs of the area's food industry.

12:30 pmSing For Your Supper with Bob Waggoner French Brie Omelet/red Grouper with Erin Mccarley

Bob teaches us how to fold an omelet hands-free and serves up his rendition of a French Brie Omelet with Asparagus, Smoked Bacon and Thyme. There are never too many cooks in his kitchen as Chef Bob invites an audience member up to the cooktop to prepare one of Bob's favorite dishes, Red Grouper over a Wild Mushroom Ragout i...

1:00 pmCiao Italia With Mary Ann Esposito Pears and Pistachios/pere E Pistacchi

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 Sandwich Night

Make your own easy Beer Bread and stuff it with Pulled Chicken Barbecue and Pickled Cucumbers.

2:00 pmGlobe Trekker

The independent Kingdom of Tonga, multi-cultural Fiji, Norfolk Island and Noumea are explored.

3:00 pmRick Steves' Europe Dublin and Mystical Sidetrips

Explore the town's foreboding castle, patriotic jail, Trinity College and the Wicklow Mountains.

3:30 pmThe American Woodshop Shop Jigs

Making things to simplify shop tasks. Revolutionary new clamping designs.

4:00 pmP. Allen Smith's Garden Home Garden Fun with Kids

P. Allen Smith brings kids in the garden for some fun! They learn how to make flowers turn a different color, make mosaics with rocks and homemade salt dough, and assemble a birdbath for the garden. Allen takes us to the Children's Garden at the Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago, and the turn-of-the-century Children's F...

4:30 pmAround the House With Matt & Shari Reuse, Restore, Recycle

Get a rewarding feeling by fixing something old up to look new again. Matt and Shari have great suggestions for a recycling party.

5:00 pmThis Old House Jersey Shore Rebuilds 2013/sandy and the Jersey Sh

Months after Superstorm Sandy wreaked historic destruction on the Jersey Shore, Kevin, Norm and Richard find three homeowners determined, despite the seemingly insurmountable challenges, to stay and rebuild: stronger, smarter and up out of harm's way. In Bay Head, Point Pleasant, Manasquan and communities like them along th...

5:30 pmChef John Besh's Family Table

Potato Latkes with Fruit Compote; Braised Red Cabbage with Apples and Onions; Crispy Roast Duckling.

6:00 pmSimply Ming Ganache with Guest Joanne Chang

Chef Joanne Chang whips up Chocolate Mousse Napoleon and Flourless Rum Nut Chocolate Cake.

6:30 pmJulia and Jacques Cooking at Home Roast Chickens

Perfectly roasted chicken says Julia, is a tell-tale of a really good cook. Here are three ways to perfectly roast a chicken.

7:00 pmLidia's Italy in America Another Seafood Celebration

Lidia visits Swann Oyster Depot for King Crab Legs and Eataly to explore the fish counter.

7:30 pmCook's Country From America's Test Kitchen

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate New Orleans Bourbon Bread Pudding. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for sugar shakers. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of grits. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the sec...

8:00 pmCooking with Nick Stellino Pork Chop & Pineapple Upside-down Cake

Nick visits the butcher shop and the chicken coop and prepares Pork Chops with Apple & Whiskey Sauce and a Pineapple Upside-Down Cake that will rekindle your memory and seduce your palate.

8:30 pmChef John Besh's Family Table

Potato Latkes with Fruit Compote; Braised Red Cabbage with Apples and Onions; Crispy Roast Duckling.

9:00 pmThis Old House Jersey Shore Rebuilds 2013/sandy and the Jersey Sh

Months after Superstorm Sandy wreaked historic destruction on the Jersey Shore, Kevin, Norm and Richard find three homeowners determined, despite the seemingly insurmountable challenges, to stay and rebuild: stronger, smarter and up out of harm's way. In Bay Head, Point Pleasant, Manasquan and communities like them along th...

9:30 pmRick Steves' Europe Dublin and Mystical Sidetrips

Explore the town's foreboding castle, patriotic jail, Trinity College and the Wicklow Mountains.

10:00 pmJoseph Rosendo's Travelscope Zermatt, Switzerland - Under the Shadow of the Mat

Joseph heads to Zermatt to capture Switzerland's natural majesty at the foot of the country's most iconic mountain - the Matterhorn. With the glorious monolith ever in view, he hikes, climbs, rides and skis along an alpine landscape that takes the breath away and captures the imagination. His travels allow him to join in th...

10:30 pmLidia's Italy in America Another Seafood Celebration

Lidia visits Swann Oyster Depot for King Crab Legs and Eataly to explore the fish counter.

11:00 pmCook's Country From America's Test Kitchen

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate New Orleans Bourbon Bread Pudding. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for sugar shakers. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of grits. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the sec...

11:30 pmSimply Ming Ganache with Guest Joanne Chang

Chef Joanne Chang whips up Chocolate Mousse Napoleon and Flourless Rum Nut Chocolate Cake.

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