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Pledge Programs for Fri August 22, 2014

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12:00 amChef John Besh's Family Table

Roasted Beet Salad; Couscous with Roasted Chicken; Strawberry Yogurt Ice Cream.

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 amLidia's Italy in America Another Seafood Celebration

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

1:30 amAmerica's Test Kitchen From Cook's Illustrated Revisiting Julia Child's Roast Turkey

Julia Child's Thanksgiving Turkey are served with Roasted Root Vegetables.

2:00 amNick Stellino Cooking With Friends Pork Dishes

A heart-warming Pork Ragu and tasty Grilled Pork Chops with Zenzero Sauce are served.

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

Taglioni with Clams in Sicily with chef Emanuele Scarello; Rice Pasta with Fresh Vegetables in the Veneto with chef Gabrielle Ferron; Mount Etna winemaker Giuseppe Tasca; Vic prepares his Calamari with Prosciutto and Peas.

3:00 amHometime Creekside Home Cabinets

Learn about planning, selecting and installing cabinets.

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 What's Cooking in Rome?

Burt visits the Coliseum and discovers that it had a roof that could be pulled into place during bad weather - 2,000 years before the Houston Astrodome. We find out why the Pantheon was never broken down for its marble, look into the best places for pizza, and ice cream, discover a new hotel in the finest part of town and t...

4:30 amLidia's Italy in America Another Seafood Celebration

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

5:00 amLap Quilting With Georgia Bonesteel Dyeing to Do Fabrics

How many ways can you color fabric today? Learn a new option from expert Elin Noble and see the results on quilts and wall hangings.

5:30 amThe Donna Dewberry Show Poppy Fields

A field of brightly colored red and orange poppies spills off the canvas onto the matting and frame.

6:00 amNew Scandinavian Cooking Rye Bread for a Queen

Features Memma, an old Rye-based Finnish dessert and a Roast Served with a variety of Vegetables.

6:30 amP. Allen Smith's Garden to Table Bunches of Blueberries

Allen goes to Oregon to sample blueberry dishes and visits a plant where they harvest blueberries.

7:00 amCiao Italia With Mary Ann Esposito Three(creamy) Soups/tre Zuppe Cremose

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 amChef's Life Pimp My Grits

The restaurant gears up for a practice service when the new equipment and new menu will be tested in real time - but nothing is going as planned. One of the big changes to the restaurant's menus is the addition of a section called "Pimp My Grits," where Vivian exalts the lowly, quintessentially Southern ingredient in four d...

8:00 amRudy Maxa's World: Escape to French Polynesia

In his first one-hour special, award-winning travel journalist Rudy Maxa (Smart Travels) ventures to Tahiti, Bora Bora and other atolls and islands in French Polynesia to experience their rich sea life, translucent waters and vibrant culture. RUDY MAXA'S WORLD: ESCAPE TO FRENCH POLYNESIA features brilliant underwater and ae...

9:00 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 ...

9:30 amRough Cut: Woodworking With Tommy Mac Federal Hall Table

With this episode of Rough Cut, we'll bring you back to the 1700's and look at some of the federal embellishments at the Pendleton House at the Rhode Island School of Design. Back in the shop, Tommy and Eli show viewers an effortless way to really make your hall table shine with bell flowers, stringing, and other awesome em...

10:00 amP. Allen Smith's Garden Home Celebrating the Winter Season Inside and Out

Garden Home Retreat is covered in snow! Allen has an easy way to decorate inside with Clementines.

10:30 amStart Up Two Girls, A Guy, and A Pizza tour!

This series offers viewers an up-close and personal look into the world of the modern American entrepreneur. As complicated as starting a business may seem, the goal is to demystify the process by sharing the real life experiences of average Americans who are taking control of their own destiny while creating jobs for other...

11:00 amLap Quilting With Georgia Bonesteel Dyeing to Do Fabrics

How many ways can you color fabric today? Learn a new option from expert Elin Noble and see the results on quilts and wall hangings.

11:30 amThe Donna Dewberry Show Poppy Fields

A field of brightly colored red and orange poppies spills off the canvas onto the matting and frame.

12:00 pmNew Scandinavian Cooking Rye Bread for a Queen

Features Memma, an old Rye-based Finnish dessert and a Roast Served with a variety of Vegetables.

12:30 pmP. Allen Smith's Garden to Table Bunches of Blueberries

Allen goes to Oregon to sample blueberry dishes and visits a plant where they harvest blueberries.

1:00 pmCiao Italia With Mary Ann Esposito Three(creamy) Soups/tre Zuppe Cremose

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 pmChef's Life Pimp My Grits

The restaurant gears up for a practice service when the new equipment and new menu will be tested in real time - but nothing is going as planned. One of the big changes to the restaurant's menus is the addition of a section called "Pimp My Grits," where Vivian exalts the lowly, quintessentially Southern ingredient in four d...

2:00 pmRudy Maxa's World: Escape to French Polynesia

In his first one-hour special, award-winning travel journalist Rudy Maxa (Smart Travels) ventures to Tahiti, Bora Bora and other atolls and islands in French Polynesia to experience their rich sea life, translucent waters and vibrant culture. RUDY MAXA'S WORLD: ESCAPE TO FRENCH POLYNESIA features brilliant underwater and ae...

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 pmRough Cut: Woodworking With Tommy Mac Federal Hall Table

With this episode of Rough Cut, we'll bring you back to the 1700's and look at some of the federal embellishments at the Pendleton House at the Rhode Island School of Design. Back in the shop, Tommy and Eli show viewers an effortless way to really make your hall table shine with bell flowers, stringing, and other awesome em...

4:00 pmP. Allen Smith's Garden Home Celebrating the Winter Season Inside and Out

Garden Home Retreat is covered in snow! Allen has an easy way to decorate inside with Clementines.

4:30 pmStart Up Two Girls, A Guy, and A Pizza tour!

This series offers viewers an up-close and personal look into the world of the modern American entrepreneur. As complicated as starting a business may seem, the goal is to demystify the process by sharing the real life experiences of average Americans who are taking control of their own destiny while creating jobs for other...

5:00 pmThis 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 ...

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

Culatello sandwich with charcuterie master Mark Buzzio; the Pugnitello grape with winemaker Leonardo Bellacini in San Felice; Italian Cheese 411 in Sicily; Pasta with Swordfish and Eggplant with chef Massimo Bianco.

6:00 pmSimply Ming

Fresh Haddock and Salmon are paired with ingredients from a community garden in British Columbia.

6:30 pmEssential Pépin Family Favorites

Grilled Leg Of Lamb, Pork Loin Tournedos, Puerto Rican Pork and Beans and Lamb Navarin are served.

7:00 pmLidia's Kitchen Just For the Halibut

Halibut Baked with Mushrooms and Savory Stuffed Peppers with Capers and Anchovies are created.

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

Test cook Bridget Lancaster revives a classic recipe for Crown Roast of Pork. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for measuring spoons. Next, host Christopher Kimball shares the test kitchen's top food safety tips. And finally, Bridget shows Chris how to make Parmesan-Crusted Asparagus.

8:00 pmNeven Maguire: Home Chef

Graham Neville, head chef in Residence on St. Stephen's Green in Dublin, prepares Lamb Tartare.

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

Culatello sandwich with charcuterie master Mark Buzzio; the Pugnitello grape with winemaker Leonardo Bellacini in San Felice; Italian Cheese 411 in Sicily; Pasta with Swordfish and Eggplant with chef Massimo Bianco.

9:00 pmThis 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 ...

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 pmTravelscope Zambia Bush Adventure

Joseph experiences wildlife and cultural encounters with the animals and people of Luangwa Valley.

10:30 pmLidia's Kitchen Just For the Halibut

Halibut Baked with Mushrooms and Savory Stuffed Peppers with Capers and Anchovies are created.

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

Test cook Bridget Lancaster revives a classic recipe for Crown Roast of Pork. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for measuring spoons. Next, host Christopher Kimball shares the test kitchen's top food safety tips. And finally, Bridget shows Chris how to make Parmesan-Crusted Asparagus.

11:30 pmSimply Ming

Fresh Haddock and Salmon are paired with ingredients from a community garden in British Columbia.

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