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Pledge Programs for Wed August 13, 2014

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12:00 amChef John Besh's Family Table

Blue Crab and Sausage Stew with Cajun Grain Rice; Lemon-Blackberry Cheesecake.

12:30 amRick Steves' Europe Scotland's Islands and Highlands

Look for the Loch Ness Monster and visit a Scottish clan gathering and a whiskey distillery.

1:00 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.

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

French-Style Chicken and Stuffing in a Pot and a French-Style Pork Stew are showcased.

2:00 amNick Stellino Cooking With Friends Walter Pisano, Grilled Steak

Grilled Steak with Tomato Infused Marinade and Tomato Buttata and Arrugola Salad are prepared.

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

Calamari with Porcini Mushrooms with chef Michele Zuchiatti in Sicily; Risotto with Smoked Trout with chef Gabriele Ferron in Verona; Countess Aleghieri, descendent of Dante Aleghieri, discusses wine and other passions in Siena; Vic prepares his Cacio e Pepe pasta.

3:00 amHometime Creekside Home Surfaces

Discover ways to cover floors, walls and ceilings as the new home project continues.

3:30 amRick Steves' Europe Scotland's Islands and Highlands

Look for the Loch Ness Monster and visit a Scottish clan gathering and a whiskey distillery.

4:00 amBurt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Luzern For Fun and Profit

For a while, Burt lived in the Swiss city of Lucerne. He describes it as "Home on the Range", but the range he had in mind is the Alpine Mountain Range of central Europe. The city sits at the end of a great lake surrounded by snow-covered mountains. It is one of the most beautiful settings in Europe with an amazing number o...

4:30 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.

5:00 amIt's Sew Easy Dress Up Your Wardrobe

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 The Secret of Stock

While some store-bought convenience products are acceptable to chefs, there's just no comparing canned broth with a fragrant, rich homemade version. After demonstrating a classic beef stock, Chef Keller uses it to make a trendy Asian hot pot offering and one of France's most beloved Sunday supper meals. Savory Beef Broth; S...

6:30 amBringing It Home with Laura Mcintosh Fresh Heirloom tomatoes

Taking a trip to Napa only gets better when Laura meets up with Chef Michael Chiarello to cook with fresh heirloom tomatoes at Connolly Ranch. Together they cook, they laugh and they learn. At the ranch, Laura meets Eileen Chiarello who explains the sustainable farming program for kids. Join Laura on Bringing It Home as she...

7:00 amPrimal Grill With Steven Raichlen Italian Fire

Wood Oven Margherita and Bacon Potato Pizzas, Sweet and Sour Duck and Grilled Pork Chops are made.

7:30 amBarbecue University With Steven Raichlen New England

From shoreline to foothills, the professor covers New England fish to fowl, summer to fall.

8:00 amRhythm Abroad Tahiti, French Polynesia

Brittany visits a community fundraiser and swims with stingrays in Tahiti's crystal blue waters.

8:30 amMusic Voyager Roots, Rock, Reggae

The history of Jamaican music is explored, from its African roots to the 1970s reggae revolution.

9:00 amAsk This Old House Installing A Clawfoot Tub with Shower/installing A

Richard visits a historic home in Mobile, Alabama, and installs a clawfoot tub with shower. Tom installs a permanent fire escape ladder in a bedroom. Roger shows the best way to prune trees. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

9:30 amWoodturning Workshop Hollowing and Slumped Glass

Woodturner Steve Worcester demonstrates his unique laser hollowing system in Plano, Texas.

10:00 amGarden SMART

GardenSMART is always on the lookout for gardens and gardeners that preserve history while still looking for and incorporating new and exciting plants. In this Episode we found two gems. We enjoyed the experience and learned a lot, and think you will too. Join us.

10:30 amKatie Brown Workshop Under the Tuscan Sun

Grab your passport because Katie and her workshop crew present sure-to-please Italian-inspired ideas. In the Kitchen: Tasty Polenta Bites, Italian-Style Focaccia Bread and Katie's Infamous Italian Chicken. Projects: Drying herbs with style. Building an herb garden.

11:00 amIt's Sew Easy Dress Up Your Wardrobe

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.

11:30 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.

12:00 pmHubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef The Secret of Stock

While some store-bought convenience products are acceptable to chefs, there's just no comparing canned broth with a fragrant, rich homemade version. After demonstrating a classic beef stock, Chef Keller uses it to make a trendy Asian hot pot offering and one of France's most beloved Sunday supper meals. Savory Beef Broth; S...

12:30 pmBringing It Home with Laura Mcintosh Fresh Heirloom tomatoes

Taking a trip to Napa only gets better when Laura meets up with Chef Michael Chiarello to cook with fresh heirloom tomatoes at Connolly Ranch. Together they cook, they laugh and they learn. At the ranch, Laura meets Eileen Chiarello who explains the sustainable farming program for kids. Join Laura on Bringing It Home as she...

1:00 pmPrimal Grill With Steven Raichlen Italian Fire

Wood Oven Margherita and Bacon Potato Pizzas, Sweet and Sour Duck and Grilled Pork Chops are made.

1:30 pmBarbecue University With Steven Raichlen New England

From shoreline to foothills, the professor covers New England fish to fowl, summer to fall.

2:00 pmRhythm Abroad Tahiti, French Polynesia

Brittany visits a community fundraiser and swims with stingrays in Tahiti's crystal blue waters.

2:30 pmMusic Voyager Roots, Rock, Reggae

The history of Jamaican music is explored, from its African roots to the 1970s reggae revolution.

3:00 pmRick Steves' Europe Eastern Turkey

Visit Abraham's 4000-year-old home town and tour one of the world's biggest dams.

3:30 pmWoodturning Workshop Hollowing and Slumped Glass

Woodturner Steve Worcester demonstrates his unique laser hollowing system in Plano, Texas.

4:00 pmGarden SMART

GardenSMART is always on the lookout for gardens and gardeners that preserve history while still looking for and incorporating new and exciting plants. In this Episode we found two gems. We enjoyed the experience and learned a lot, and think you will too. Join us.

4:30 pmKatie Brown Workshop Under the Tuscan Sun

Grab your passport because Katie and her workshop crew present sure-to-please Italian-inspired ideas. In the Kitchen: Tasty Polenta Bites, Italian-Style Focaccia Bread and Katie's Infamous Italian Chicken. Projects: Drying herbs with style. Building an herb garden.

5:00 pmAsk This Old House Installing A Clawfoot Tub with Shower/installing A

Richard visits a historic home in Mobile, Alabama, and installs a clawfoot tub with shower. Tom installs a permanent fire escape ladder in a bedroom. Roger shows the best way to prune trees. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

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

Copicollo Two Ways with charcuterie master Mark Buzzio; Tagliarini with Cuttlefish, Sea Urchin and Sardines with chef Massimo Belliteri in Sicily; Friuli winemaker Gianfranco Gallo discusses the Green Harvest and Batonage methods of winemaking; Bruscetta with Sausage and Mozzarella with fashion designer Antonio Moretti in S...

6:00 pmMexico - One Plate at a Time With Rick Bayless Presenting: World-Class Wines of Baja

Rick tours La Escuelita, a nonprofit winemaking school, and makes Stuffed Chiles with Red Wine.

6:30 pmJacques Pépin: More Fast Food My Way Fast Proof

Slow and Easy Bread in a Pot and Cocotte Eggs with Creamed Mushrooms are whipped up.

7:00 pmLidia's Kitchen Waste Not Want Not!

A creamy Risotto, Veal Stew with Onion and Squash and Bread Pudding with Pears are served.

7:30 pmCook's Country From America's Test Kitchen Chicken for Everyone!

Perfect One-Pan Roast Chicken and Vegetables and ultimate Chicken Chimichangas are prepared.

8:00 pmNeven Maguire: Home Chef

Neven visits Waterford Castle and head chef Michael Quinn, who prepares Leg of Lamb Steaks.

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

Copicollo Two Ways with charcuterie master Mark Buzzio; Tagliarini with Cuttlefish, Sea Urchin and Sardines with chef Massimo Belliteri in Sicily; Friuli winemaker Gianfranco Gallo discusses the Green Harvest and Batonage methods of winemaking; Bruscetta with Sausage and Mozzarella with fashion designer Antonio Moretti in S...

9:00 pmAsk This Old House Installing A Clawfoot Tub with Shower/installing A

Richard visits a historic home in Mobile, Alabama, and installs a clawfoot tub with shower. Tom installs a permanent fire escape ladder in a bedroom. Roger shows the best way to prune trees. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

9:30 pmRick Steves' Europe Eastern Turkey

Visit Abraham's 4000-year-old home town and tour one of the world's biggest dams.

10:00 pmRudy Maxa's World Four Great Cities of Asia

A look at Tokyo, Delhi, Seoul and Bangkok illustrates the remarkable evolution of the mega-city.

10:30 pmLidia's Kitchen Waste Not Want Not!

A creamy Risotto, Veal Stew with Onion and Squash and Bread Pudding with Pears are served.

11:00 pmCook's Country From America's Test Kitchen Chicken for Everyone!

Perfect One-Pan Roast Chicken and Vegetables and ultimate Chicken Chimichangas are prepared.

11:30 pmMexico - One Plate at a Time With Rick Bayless Presenting: World-Class Wines of Baja

Rick tours La Escuelita, a nonprofit winemaking school, and makes Stuffed Chiles with Red Wine.

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