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Pledge Programs for Fri August 16, 2013

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12:00 amCoastal Cooking With John Shields Clambake

Clambake Master Ned Lightner of coastal Maine teaches viewers how to shop for, prep for and cook for a clambake.

12:30 amRick Steves' Europe Germany's Romantic Rhine and Rothenburg

Dodge riverboat traffic, climb castles, descend into dungeons and see the walled town of Rothenburg.

1:00 amEssential Pépin Economical Offal

Recipes include Pork Liver Pate, Roast Sausage with Potatoes and Braised Sweetbreads in Mirepoix.

1:30 amAmerica's Test Kitchen From Cook's Illustrated Irish Comfort Classics

A recipe for Shepherd's Pie is updated and New England-Style Home-Corned Beef and Cabbage is made.

2:00 amChef John Besh's New Orleans

Oyster Dressing, Cornbread and Crawfish Dressing and Shrimp and Mirliton Dressing are served.

2:30 amMartha Stewart's Cooking School Dumplings

Dumplings are a mainstay in nearly every cuisine across the world. Watch as Martha makes three kinds of dumplings, shaping each according to tradition. She begins with two well-known Italian dumplings, gnocchi and gnudi, then shares her family recipe for Polish pierogi, which has been passed down through generations.

3:00 amHometime Timber Shed Finishing touches

The crew finishes the exterior and gets the new shed ready for winter.

3:30 amRick Steves' Europe Germany's Romantic Rhine and Rothenburg

Dodge riverboat traffic, climb castles, descend into dungeons and see the walled town of Rothenburg.

4:00 amBurt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Atlantic Crossing

This program covers the history of transatlantic passenger ships and shows what it is like today.

4:30 amEssential Pépin Economical Offal

Recipes include Pork Liver Pate, Roast Sausage with Potatoes and Braised Sweetbreads in Mirepoix.

5:00 amKnit & Crochet Today Embellishing

Learn how to turn a crochet afghan & a basic knit hat into something special with easy techniques.

5:30 amPaint This With Jerry Yarnell The Falls, Part 1

In this opening segment, Jerry takes his students through the process of under painting each segment of the painting. Beginning with the sky, then the background trees, waterfall, middle ground, body of water, and then the foreground rocks. He finishes by adding darker trees in background.

6:00 amPrimal Grill With Steven Raichlen Primal Grill

Mussels on pine needles, Salmon on a stick and Caveman T-Bones with Garlic and Peppers are served.

6:30 amBarbecue University With Steven Raichlen Tailgate Warriors

A platter of grilled polenta with Italian sausage and peppers, prosciutto panini and Calgary wings.

7:00 amCiao Italia With Mary Ann Esposito Umbrian Cooking - La Cucina Umbra

Strangozzi Pasta Spoleto Style, Stuffed Guinea Fowl, Farro with Vegetables and Crescionda are made.

7:30 amNick Stellino Cooking With Friends Soups

Cauliflower and Parmesan Soup, Asparagus Soup and Red Peppers and Shallots and Asparagus Confit.

8:00 amGlobe Trekker

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

9:00 amThis Old House Essex: Liquid Assets

Roger Cook helps aquatic systems specialist Yorgos Gregory revive a neglected water feature.

9:30 amThe American Woodshop Stair Case Upgrades

Balustrades and Newel Posts.

10:00 amP. Allen Smith's Garden Home Getting Ready For Christmas

P. Allen Smith is gearing up for the Christmas Season with tons of fresh greenery and ways to use it inside the home, including fireplace mantles and a children's room. Plus, he shows us how to make simple cinnamon pinecones and other fun holiday luminaries. Allen shares the latest progress on the Garden Home Challenge.

10:30 amb. organic Organic, and What It Means to Us

Meet a couple of families who are living organic lifestyles through their naturalized landscapes.

11:00 amKnit & Crochet Today Embellishing

Learn how to turn a crochet afghan & a basic knit hat into something special with easy techniques.

11:30 amPaint This With Jerry Yarnell The Falls, Part 1

In this opening segment, Jerry takes his students through the process of under painting each segment of the painting. Beginning with the sky, then the background trees, waterfall, middle ground, body of water, and then the foreground rocks. He finishes by adding darker trees in background.

12:00 pmPrimal Grill With Steven Raichlen Primal Grill

Mussels on pine needles, Salmon on a stick and Caveman T-Bones with Garlic and Peppers are served.

12:30 pmBarbecue University With Steven Raichlen Tailgate Warriors

A platter of grilled polenta with Italian sausage and peppers, prosciutto panini and Calgary wings.

1:00 pmCiao Italia With Mary Ann Esposito Umbrian Cooking - La Cucina Umbra

Strangozzi Pasta Spoleto Style, Stuffed Guinea Fowl, Farro with Vegetables and Crescionda are made.

1:30 pmNick Stellino Cooking With Friends Soups

Cauliflower and Parmesan Soup, Asparagus Soup and Red Peppers and Shallots and Asparagus Confit.

2:00 pmGlobe Trekker

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

3:00 pmRick Steves' Europe Munich and the Foothills of the Alps

Visit boisterous markets, Baroque palaces, Bavarian villages and hike up to a desolate castle.

3:30 pmThe American Woodshop Stair Case Upgrades

Balustrades and Newel Posts.

4:00 pmP. Allen Smith's Garden Home Getting Ready For Christmas

P. Allen Smith is gearing up for the Christmas Season with tons of fresh greenery and ways to use it inside the home, including fireplace mantles and a children's room. Plus, he shows us how to make simple cinnamon pinecones and other fun holiday luminaries. Allen shares the latest progress on the Garden Home Challenge.

4:30 pmb. organic Organic, and What It Means to Us

Meet a couple of families who are living organic lifestyles through their naturalized landscapes.

5:00 pmThis Old House Essex: Liquid Assets

Roger Cook helps aquatic systems specialist Yorgos Gregory revive a neglected water feature.

5:30 pmMartha Stewart's Cooking School Grains

By now we all know that eating whole grains is an integral part of a healthy lifestyle, and supermarket shelves are stocked with a greater variety than ever before. Martha provides an overview of the most popular grains, including quinoa and bulgur wheat, and teaches the different cooking methods. You'll be inspired to prep...

6:00 pmSimply Ming Cooking Veggies for Kids

Andrew Zimmern, Mr. Bizzare Foods himself, joins Ming today to cook two new dishes your kids will love.

6:30 pmJacques Pépin: More Fast Food My Way Spice Up Your Life

Lamb Curry over Rice with Raisins, Scallop Pancakes on Boston Salad and Crisp Apricot are prepared.

7:00 pmLidia's Italy in America USA: Oh, Those Ravioli

Lidia visits two Boston pastry shops and prepares Ricotta and Sausage-Filled Ravioli and Struffoli.

7:30 pmCook's Country From America's Test Kitchen Great American Cookout

Baltimore Pit Beef, perfect BBQ Country-Style Ribs and a tasting of ketchup are highlighted.

8:00 pmJoanne Weir's Cooking Confidence You Say Tomato

Chilled Tomato and Greek Yogurt Soup and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes and Lamb Sirloin Salad are made.

8:30 pmMartha Stewart's Cooking School Grains

By now we all know that eating whole grains is an integral part of a healthy lifestyle, and supermarket shelves are stocked with a greater variety than ever before. Martha provides an overview of the most popular grains, including quinoa and bulgur wheat, and teaches the different cooking methods. You'll be inspired to prep...

9:00 pmThis Old House Essex: Liquid Assets

Roger Cook helps aquatic systems specialist Yorgos Gregory revive a neglected water feature.

9:30 pmRick Steves' Europe Munich and the Foothills of the Alps

Visit boisterous markets, Baroque palaces, Bavarian villages and hike up to a desolate castle.

10:00 pmTravelscope Gathering in Scotland

Scotland has been a part of the United Kingdom for more than 300 years, yet it has managed to maintain its distinct customs, culture and character.

10:30 pmLidia's Italy in America USA: Oh, Those Ravioli

Lidia visits two Boston pastry shops and prepares Ricotta and Sausage-Filled Ravioli and Struffoli.

11:00 pmCook's Country From America's Test Kitchen Great American Cookout

Baltimore Pit Beef, perfect BBQ Country-Style Ribs and a tasting of ketchup are highlighted.

11:30 pmSimply Ming Cooking Veggies for Kids

Andrew Zimmern, Mr. Bizzare Foods himself, joins Ming today to cook two new dishes your kids will love.

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