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Pledge Programs for Wed August 7, 2013

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12:00 amCoastal Cooking With John Shields Cowgirl Coastal

The chief-cowgirl of the Cowgirl Creamery makes cheese on the Northern California coastline.

12:30 amRick Steves' Europe Cinque Terre: Italy's Hidden Riviera

Sample village life by fishing for anchovies, savoring the best pesto and picking grapes.

1:00 amEssential Pépin Sweets for My Sweet

Tartelettes Aux Fruit Panaches, Tarte Tatin, Meme's Apple Tar and Chocolate and Nut Pies are made.

1:30 amAmerica's Test Kitchen From Cook's Illustrated A Taste of Spain

Catalan-Style Beef Stew with Mushrooms and Spanish-Style Toasted Pasta with Shrimp are prepared.

2:00 amChef John Besh's New Orleans

Tasty recipes include Quail Gumbo and Dewberry Streusel Pie.

2:30 amMartha Stewart's Cooking School Perfect Roast

A beautifully cooked roast makes a grand centerpiece for any dinner. Martha shares three recipes — a rib roast, crown roast of pork, and stuffed turkey breast — each a lesson in key roasting techniques. Learn how to achieve perfect roasts, including the best cuts for roasting, ways to ensure they stay juicy after cookin...

3:00 amHometime Island Kitchen 2.0: Appliances

The crew installs lights, plumbing fixtures and appliances in the kitchen.

3:30 amRick Steves' Europe Cinque Terre: Italy's Hidden Riviera

Sample village life by fishing for anchovies, savoring the best pesto and picking grapes.

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 amEssential Pépin Sweets for My Sweet

Tartelettes Aux Fruit Panaches, Tarte Tatin, Meme's Apple Tar and Chocolate and Nut Pies are made.

5:00 amSewing with Nancy Nancy Zieman's Sewing A to Z, Part 1

Learn updated and easy techniques to make your sewing and quilting more enjoyable. Nancy shares a sampling of simplified tips and techniques from her book, Sewing A to Z. In this first part of the series she covers letters A-G with techniques such as preparing Anchor Cloths, making Belt Loops, Cutting Out Patterns, using Do...

5:30 amScheewe Art Workshop Winter Frosting

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

6:00 amPati's Mexican Table Cinnamon

Amarillito Mole with Chicken, Cinnamon Chochoyotes and Corn Dough Dumplings are prepared.

6:30 amCooking with Julie Taboulie Street Food Stars Middle Eastern Style

“Cooking with Julie Taboulie” is an inspiring culinary exploration into the wonderful World of Lebanese and Middle Eastern Cuisines. The series is produced on location amid the beautiful and breathtaking lakes and landscapes of the Finger Lakes Region of New York State, which serve as a stunning and scenic setting for the s...

7:00 amClodagh's Irish Food Trails The Midlands - Athlone and Mullingar

After visiting two local markets, Clodagh meets one of Ireland's very few full-time bee-keepers.

7:30 amRachel's Favorite Food for Living Celebrations

Host Rachel Allen re-creates a trio of sophisticated restaurant dishes at home. Recipes: salad with beetroot, goat cheese and toasted hazelnuts; baked black sole with Champagne sauce with clams and julienne of vegetables; and the Russian dessert, pavlova.

8:00 amWild Photo Adventures Storm Chasing

Host and professional wildlife photographer Doug Gardner chases dangerous tornadic supercell storms across the mid-west to photograph with professional storm chaser Brian Barnes.

8:30 amGrannies on Safari Varanasi - India's Spiritual Capital & Bangalore - A Commercial Star

The Grannies make a pilgrimage on bicycle rickshaws to the "Ganga Ma" or Mother Ganges.

9:00 amAsk This Old House Building a Storage Bench / Making Watertight Connections

A storage bench for an entryway is built. Roger Cook helps maintain an overgrown perennial garden.

9:30 amThe Woodwright's Shop The Anarchist's tool Chest

Using only vintage, muscle-powered tools, the original Woodwright Roy Underhill, shows how to make wonderful woodcraft while making a healthier planet and a healthier you! It's historic, it's green and it's steampunk too!

10:00 amGarden SMART

"GardenSMART" is a "hands in the dirt" experience that features expert knowledge from horticulturists in fantastic garden locations. Hosted by plantsman Eric Johnson.

10:30 amKatie Brown Workshop Best of Holidays

The house is decorated with advent balls and a faux-real tree project dresses up artificial trees.

11:00 amSewing with Nancy Nancy Zieman's Sewing A to Z, Part 1

Learn updated and easy techniques to make your sewing and quilting more enjoyable. Nancy shares a sampling of simplified tips and techniques from her book, Sewing A to Z. In this first part of the series she covers letters A-G with techniques such as preparing Anchor Cloths, making Belt Loops, Cutting Out Patterns, using Do...

11:30 amScheewe Art Workshop Winter Frosting

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

12:00 pmPati's Mexican Table Cinnamon

Amarillito Mole with Chicken, Cinnamon Chochoyotes and Corn Dough Dumplings are prepared.

12:30 pmCooking with Julie Taboulie Street Food Stars Middle Eastern Style

“Cooking with Julie Taboulie” is an inspiring culinary exploration into the wonderful World of Lebanese and Middle Eastern Cuisines. The series is produced on location amid the beautiful and breathtaking lakes and landscapes of the Finger Lakes Region of New York State, which serve as a stunning and scenic setting for the s...

1:00 pmClodagh's Irish Food Trails The Midlands - Athlone and Mullingar

After visiting two local markets, Clodagh meets one of Ireland's very few full-time bee-keepers.

1:30 pmRachel's Favorite Food for Living Celebrations

Host Rachel Allen re-creates a trio of sophisticated restaurant dishes at home. Recipes: salad with beetroot, goat cheese and toasted hazelnuts; baked black sole with Champagne sauce with clams and julienne of vegetables; and the Russian dessert, pavlova.

2:00 pmWild Photo Adventures Storm Chasing

Host and professional wildlife photographer Doug Gardner chases dangerous tornadic supercell storms across the mid-west to photograph with professional storm chaser Brian Barnes.

2:30 pmGrannies on Safari Varanasi - India's Spiritual Capital & Bangalore - A Commercial Star

The Grannies make a pilgrimage on bicycle rickshaws to the "Ganga Ma" or Mother Ganges.

3:00 pmRick Steves' Europe Amsterdam and Dutch Sidetrips

From the titillating street life to the countryside, this trip will stimulate all of your senses.

3:30 pmThe Woodwright's Shop The Anarchist's tool Chest

Using only vintage, muscle-powered tools, the original Woodwright Roy Underhill, shows how to make wonderful woodcraft while making a healthier planet and a healthier you! It's historic, it's green and it's steampunk too!

4:00 pmGarden SMART

"GardenSMART" is a "hands in the dirt" experience that features expert knowledge from horticulturists in fantastic garden locations. Hosted by plantsman Eric Johnson.

4:30 pmKatie Brown Workshop Best of Holidays

The house is decorated with advent balls and a faux-real tree project dresses up artificial trees.

5:00 pmAsk This Old House Building a Storage Bench / Making Watertight Connections

A storage bench for an entryway is built. Roger Cook helps maintain an overgrown perennial garden.

5:30 pmMartha Stewart's Cooking School Stewing

Though they taste robust, hearty stews are generally made with inexpensive cuts of meat and require little hands-on prep time. Martha walks the viewer through the basic elements of making a stew and shares recipes for three classics: beef stew, veal stew, and coq au vin, a famously rich bistro favorite.

6:00 pmJoanne Weir's Cooking Class "Saintly" Penne & Fried Oyster Caesar

Penne with Olio Santo, Ricotta Salata, Olive and Mint and Fried Oyster Caesar Salad are showcased.

6:30 pmBaking With Julia Marion Cunningham

Cooking teacher Marion Cunningham makes delicious muffins, scones, Irish soda bread and popovers.

7:00 pmLidia's Italy in America New York City and New Jersey: An Italian-American Picnic in NYC

Fried Zucchini Prosciutto, a Scallion and Egg Sandwich and a Celery, Artichoke and Mortadella Salad.

7:30 pmCook's Country From America's Test Kitchen Thrill of the Grill

The best South Carolina Pulled Pork, perfect Grilled Chicken Wings and a tasting of ice cream bars.

8:00 pmJoanne Weir's Cooking Confidence Magical Morocco

Delicious recipes include Spiced Lentil Soup, Warm Moroccan Chicken and Sweet Potato Salad.

8:30 pmMartha Stewart's Cooking School Stewing

Though they taste robust, hearty stews are generally made with inexpensive cuts of meat and require little hands-on prep time. Martha walks the viewer through the basic elements of making a stew and shares recipes for three classics: beef stew, veal stew, and coq au vin, a famously rich bistro favorite.

9:00 pmAsk This Old House Building a Storage Bench / Making Watertight Connections

A storage bench for an entryway is built. Roger Cook helps maintain an overgrown perennial garden.

9:30 pmRick Steves' Europe Amsterdam and Dutch Sidetrips

From the titillating street life to the countryside, this trip will stimulate all of your senses.

10:00 pmRudy Maxa's World Nova Scotia & Newfoundland

The charming fishing towns of Nova Scotia and the vast wilderness of Newfoundland are highlighted.

10:30 pmLidia's Italy in America New York City and New Jersey: An Italian-American Picnic in NYC

Fried Zucchini Prosciutto, a Scallion and Egg Sandwich and a Celery, Artichoke and Mortadella Salad.

11:00 pmCook's Country From America's Test Kitchen Thrill of the Grill

The best South Carolina Pulled Pork, perfect Grilled Chicken Wings and a tasting of ice cream bars.

11:30 pmJoanne Weir's Cooking Class "Saintly" Penne & Fried Oyster Caesar

Penne with Olio Santo, Ricotta Salata, Olive and Mint and Fried Oyster Caesar Salad are showcased.

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