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Pledge Programs for Thu August 8, 2013

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12:00 amPati's Mexican Table Cinnamon

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

12:30 amRick Steves' Europe Amsterdam and Dutch Sidetrips

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

1:00 amLidia'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.

1:30 amCook'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.

2:00 amJoanne Weir's Cooking Confidence Magical Morocco

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

2:30 amMartha 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.

3:00 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.

3:30 amRick Steves' Europe Amsterdam and Dutch Sidetrips

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

4:00 amRudy Maxa's World Nova Scotia & Newfoundland

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

4:30 amLidia'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.

5:00 amQuilting Arts TV Creative Quilting

A simple shibori, watercolor-like quilts with free-motion stitching and resist painting are shown.

5:30 amThe Best of the Joy of Painting Autumn Palette

Venture down a pathway with artist Bob Ross, you'll savor gorgeous fall-time woods and the glory of color!

6:00 amCoastal Cooking With John Shields Old Cape Cod

John Shields shares secrets from his culinary training ground - Cape Cod - with a Squid Stew paired with Boston Baked Brown Bread.

6:30 amP. Allen Smith's Garden to Table Soul Food

P. Allen Smith traces the origins of Soul Food and heads to the garden to harvest okra.

7:00 amNew Scandinavian Cooking Milk and Chocolate of the North

Nobody eats more chocolate than Norwegians, especially during winter. Andreas starts out with a warming hot chocolate with saffron and orange cream in Oslo before travelling to St. Lucia in the West Indies to discover the origins of cocoa. Back in Oslo, Andreas cooks halibut with cocoa butter, and makes a mouth-watering des...

7:30 amChristina Italian Light

Dieting has never been so yummy with delicious Italian dishes like Penne fra Diavolo.

8:00 amSmart Travels With Rudy Maxa Greek Islands

Island-hop the Aegean and visit exotic Santorini, trendy Mykonos and an archeological site at Akrotir.

8:30 amPedal America From Liquor Bottle to Water Bottle - Chicago, Illinois

Ira David pedals along The Windy City's magnificent lakefront and downtown neighborhoods.

9:00 amHometime Timber Shed Doors

The crew installs custom carriage house doors and lays a system of tailored pavers.

9:30 amWoodsmith Shop Classic tool Chest

This tool chest is built with basic joinery and solid-wood panels. Shop-made molding is used.

10:00 amThe Victory Garden Edible

The vegetable gardens and orchards at COPIA, the American Center for Food and Wine, are toured.

10:30 amFor Your Home Welcome to the Dream Home

Vicki and Sloan introduce this season's project, the Susan G. Komen Dream Home.

11:00 amQuilting Arts TV Creative Quilting

A simple shibori, watercolor-like quilts with free-motion stitching and resist painting are shown.

11:30 amThe Best of the Joy of Painting Autumn Palette

Venture down a pathway with artist Bob Ross, you'll savor gorgeous fall-time woods and the glory of color!

12:00 pmCoastal Cooking With John Shields Old Cape Cod

John Shields shares secrets from his culinary training ground - Cape Cod - with a Squid Stew paired with Boston Baked Brown Bread.

12:30 pmP. Allen Smith's Garden to Table Soul Food

P. Allen Smith traces the origins of Soul Food and heads to the garden to harvest okra.

1:00 pmNew Scandinavian Cooking Milk and Chocolate of the North

Nobody eats more chocolate than Norwegians, especially during winter. Andreas starts out with a warming hot chocolate with saffron and orange cream in Oslo before travelling to St. Lucia in the West Indies to discover the origins of cocoa. Back in Oslo, Andreas cooks halibut with cocoa butter, and makes a mouth-watering des...

1:30 pmChristina Italian Light

Dieting has never been so yummy with delicious Italian dishes like Penne fra Diavolo.

2:00 pmSmart Travels With Rudy Maxa Greek Islands

Island-hop the Aegean and visit exotic Santorini, trendy Mykonos and an archeological site at Akrotir.

2:30 pmPedal America From Liquor Bottle to Water Bottle - Chicago, Illinois

Ira David pedals along The Windy City's magnificent lakefront and downtown neighborhoods.

3:00 pmRick Steves' Europe Prague and the Czech Republic

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

3:30 pmWoodsmith Shop Classic tool Chest

This tool chest is built with basic joinery and solid-wood panels. Shop-made molding is used.

4:00 pmThe Victory Garden Edible

The vegetable gardens and orchards at COPIA, the American Center for Food and Wine, are toured.

4:30 pmFor Your Home Welcome to the Dream Home

Vicki and Sloan introduce this season's project, the Susan G. Komen Dream Home.

5:00 pmHometime Timber Shed Doors

The crew installs custom carriage house doors and lays a system of tailored pavers.

5:30 pmMartha Stewart's Cooking School Soups

Nothing comforts like a bowl of homemade soup; once you master a few basic techniques, you can make a host of variations. Watch as Martha makes a nourishing chicken soup that’s as easy as poaching a chicken. Then learn the “flavor-boosting” techniques that go into making minestrone. Finally, discover how to make velou...

6:00 pmSara's Weeknight Meals Two for One

Grilled Lamb Chop, Herbed Lamb and Feta Burgers and Peruvian Baked Chicken Thighs are showcased.

6:30 pmJulia and Jacques Cooking at Home Comfort Food: Poached Chicken, Chicken Pot Pie & Apple Tart Dessert

Julia and Jacques show how simple it is to poach a chicken with vegetables, mushrooms and a little white wine.

7:00 pmEssential Ppin Veg-in!

Ragout of Asparagus, Zucchini And Tomato Gratin, Cauliflower Gratin and Corn Tempura are served.

7:30 pmAmerica's Test Kitchen From Cook's Illustrated Simple & Satisfying Vegetable Mains

Great Mushroom and Leek Galette with Gorgonzola and Farmhouse Vegetable and Barley Soup are made.

8:00 pmChef John Besh's New Orleans

Heirloom Tomatoes, Cheese and Ham Salad, Five-Minute Cherry Tomato Sauce and Crab Stuffed Tomatoes.

8:30 pmMartha Stewart's Cooking School Soups

Nothing comforts like a bowl of homemade soup; once you master a few basic techniques, you can make a host of variations. Watch as Martha makes a nourishing chicken soup that’s as easy as poaching a chicken. Then learn the “flavor-boosting” techniques that go into making minestrone. Finally, discover how to make velou...

9:00 pmHometime Timber Shed Doors

The crew installs custom carriage house doors and lays a system of tailored pavers.

9:30 pmRick Steves' Europe Prague and the Czech Republic

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

10:00 pmBurt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Siena and Assisi, Italy

Burt takes a group of public television viewers on a tour of Assisi and Siena. They visit the Basilica of St. Francis and discover how the paintings of Giotto made a permanent change in the way painters saw the world. They travel on to Siena and visit the great Church and historic attractions of the city. They also have a p...

10:30 pmEssential Ppin Veg-in!

Ragout of Asparagus, Zucchini And Tomato Gratin, Cauliflower Gratin and Corn Tempura are served.

11:00 pmAmerica's Test Kitchen From Cook's Illustrated Simple & Satisfying Vegetable Mains

Great Mushroom and Leek Galette with Gorgonzola and Farmhouse Vegetable and Barley Soup are made.

11:30 pmSara's Weeknight Meals Two for One

Grilled Lamb Chop, Herbed Lamb and Feta Burgers and Peruvian Baked Chicken Thighs are showcased.

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