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Pledge Programs for Sun August 18, 2013

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12:00 amCoastal Cooking With John Shields California Coastal

Visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium as special guests Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken prepare their Minted Calamari Salad.

12:30 amRick Steves' Europe South Ireland: Waterford to the Ring of Kerry

Scenic charms include Waterford's crystal factory and Kinsale's star-shaped fortresses.

1:00 amLidia's Italy in America New Orleans: A Cup and a Slice of Capuccino

Meat-Stuffed Eggplant, Veal Scallopine Marasala and a Cappuccino Cake are served.

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

Learn the secrets of homemade pasta from the pros in New York City. Ragu alla Bolognese is created.

2:00 amJoanne Weir's Cooking Confidence Italian Marketplace

Broccolini with Hot Pepper and White Balsamic and Crispy Chicken with Potatoes are prepared.

2:30 amMartha Stewart's Cooking School Pasta Sauces

Homemade pasta sauces far outshine store-bought jars. In this episode, Martha creates four mouthwatering versions: traditional, slow-cooked Bolognese; a quick-and-easy puttanesca; a rich carbonara; and a light but unforgettable sauce made with bottarga, a preserved fish roe that is a specialty of southern Italy.

3:00 amThis Old House Essex: Liquid Assets

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

3:30 amRick Steves' Europe South Ireland: Waterford to the Ring of Kerry

Scenic charms include Waterford's crystal factory and Kinsale's star-shaped fortresses.

4:00 amTravelscope Fredericksburg, Texas

It's time for barbecue, German beer tasting, fine wine sampling and guitar pickin' when Joseph explores Fredericksburg, Texas.

4:30 amLidia's Italy in America New Orleans: A Cup and a Slice of Capuccino

Meat-Stuffed Eggplant, Veal Scallopine Marasala and a Cappuccino Cake are served.

5:00 amSewing with Nancy Art Quilts-fusible Collage Workshop, Part 1

Fiber artists Laura Wasilowski and Frieda Anderson share their nature inspired artwork.

5:30 amScheewe Art Workshop Red Barn (Country Lane)

Capture the laid-back feel of country life with a painting of a barn and an approaching road.

6:00 amPati's Mexican Table Wrapped Treats

Pork Tenderloin in a Sweet Citrus Sauce, Baked Plantains and Blackberry and Pecan Tamales are made.

6:30 amCooking with Julie Taboulie Harvest Moon Malfouf - Middle Eastern Cabbage Crea

“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 Skelligs, Co Kerry

In The Ring of Kerry, Clodagh visits Ireland's newest organic salmon farm and fishes for Pollack.

7:30 amHealthful indian Flavors with Alamelu

On this week's show Alamelu will prepare an aromatic "Cauliflower Masala" dish along with a wholesome stir-fry called "Green Beans Poriyal" and a high fiber saucy dish called "Black Eyed Peas Kulambu". These are all healthful and tasty dishes that you can easily cook in your own kitchen. Alamelu will also show you how she s...

8:00 amWild Photo Adventures Maine Moose and Loons

Doug Gardner explores the Northern Woods to photograph Maine's fabled Moose and Loons.

8:30 amIn the Americas With David Yetman Day of the Dead: A Mexican Celebration

Parades, home altars and gaily-decorated graves welcome back the dead in this ancient tradition.

9:00 amAsk This Old House Insulating Ductwork / Maintaining Clothes Washers and Dryers

Richard Trethewey visits Cortland, Illinois, to help a homeowner insulate his ductwork.

9:30 amThe Woodwright's Shop The Troublesome Triangle Stool

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 amGrowing a Greener World Dominica: A Small Country Big on Sustainability

Travel to one of the top-10 eco-friendly tourist destinations to learn lessons we can apply at home.

10:30 amKatie Brown Workshop Easy Entertaining

Katie's simple, creative and elegant ideas make hosting a party easy as pie. In the Kitchen: Quick Asparagus with Orange Vinaigrette, Refreshing Pear and Apple Wine Cooler and Savory Flank Steak Pinwheels. Projects: A stunning floral centerpiece. Plant seeds: the gift that keeps on giving.

11:00 amMexico - One Plate at a Time With Rick Bayless Baja Beach House Cooking

Rick visits Los Cabos top chefs and their restaurants and cooks dinner at a luxurious beach house.

11:30 amCook'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.

12:00 pmPerfect Day Helsinki on a Plate - Helsinki, Finland

Sara visits and island fortress. Marinated Beets, Shrimp Sandwiches and Rhubarb-Strawberry Granita.

12:30 pmKatie Brown Workshop Backyard Style

Beer-simmered Bratwurst, Burgers and Baked Beans. Stylish food baskets and a backyard fountain.

1:00 pmP. Allen Smith's Garden Home Entertaining Outdoors

The house at the Garden Home Retreat is finally complete and Allen is having a party in the garden.

1:30 pmPati's Mexican Table Mexican Picnic

Ancho Chile Mexican Hamburgers with Lime Aioli and Pickled Onion and Potato Salad are made.

2:00 pmThe Jazzy Vegetarian Summer Eco-Picnic

Recipes include Cool Cucumber Soup, Sunflower Avocado Rolls and Peanut Butter Fudge.

2:30 pmKatie Brown Workshop Picnic

A wooden silverware caddy, a batik denim blanket, Chicken Wings, Corn Fritters and very Berry Cake.

3:00 pmCoastal Cooking With John Shields Ready, Set, Party

Shrimp feed and lobster salad with George Davis on the scenic coast of Gibson Island, Maryland.

3:30 pmKatie Brown Workshop Best of Summer

Cucumber salad, poached salmon with dill and fashioning etched glass globe candleholders.

4:00 pmMexico - One Plate at a Time With Rick Bayless Cooking on the Sea of Cortez

Rick kayaks on the Sea of Cortez, grills Fish and makes a stunning Papaya Salsa on the beach.

4:30 pmKatie Brown Workshop Take the Party Outside

BBQ chicken and corn salad are created, along with food cover-ups and an ice bucket with flowers.

5:00 pmAsk This Old House Insulating Ductwork / Maintaining Clothes Washers and Dryers

Richard Trethewey visits Cortland, Illinois, to help a homeowner insulate his ductwork.

5:30 pmMartha Stewart's Cooking School Preserving

In this episode, Martha demonstrates two of the oldest preserving techniques, confit and salting, and shows how viewers can put them to use in the home kitchen. Martha makes an assortment of confits-starting with the most classic: duck, which can be served on its own or as a rich addition to salads, then followed by lemon a...

6:00 pmJoanne Weir's Cooking Class Asparagus Puffs (gougeres) and Lamb Skewers With Fava Salad

Asparagus Cheese Puffs and Grilled Lamb on Rosemary Skewers with Warm Fava Salad are showcased.

6:30 pmBaking With Julia David Ogonowski

Chef David Ogonowski makes a triple chocolate truffle treat.

7:00 pmEssential Pépin Cozy Carbs

Ricotta Dumplings with Red Pepper Sauce, Macaroni Beaucaire and Linguine with Clam Sauce are made.

7:30 pmAmerica's Test Kitchen From Cook's Illustrated Two Ways with Fish

Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to perfect Poached Fish Fillets with Sherry-Tomato Vinaigrette. Then, science expert Guy Crosby explains the science of poaching in oil. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of oyster crackers. Then, test cook Julia Collin Davison ...

8:00 pmChef John Besh's New Orleans

Jalapeno Cheese Grits, Slow-Cooked Grillades and Brendan's Bread Pudding are featured.

8:30 pmMartha Stewart's Cooking School Preserving

In this episode, Martha demonstrates two of the oldest preserving techniques, confit and salting, and shows how viewers can put them to use in the home kitchen. Martha makes an assortment of confits-starting with the most classic: duck, which can be served on its own or as a rich addition to salads, then followed by lemon a...

9:00 pmAsk This Old House Insulating Ductwork / Maintaining Clothes Washers and Dryers

Richard Trethewey visits Cortland, Illinois, to help a homeowner insulate his ductwork.

9:30 pmRick Steves' Europe South Ireland: Waterford to the Ring of Kerry

Scenic charms include Waterford's crystal factory and Kinsale's star-shaped fortresses.

10:00 pmRudy Maxa's World South Africa: Safari

Experience lions, giraffes, elephants and dozens of other animals close up in their natural habitat.

10:30 pmEssential Pépin Cozy Carbs

Ricotta Dumplings with Red Pepper Sauce, Macaroni Beaucaire and Linguine with Clam Sauce are made.

11:00 pmAmerica's Test Kitchen From Cook's Illustrated Two Ways with Fish

Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to perfect Poached Fish Fillets with Sherry-Tomato Vinaigrette. Then, science expert Guy Crosby explains the science of poaching in oil. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of oyster crackers. Then, test cook Julia Collin Davison ...

11:30 pmJoanne Weir's Cooking Class Asparagus Puffs (gougeres) and Lamb Skewers With Fava Salad

Asparagus Cheese Puffs and Grilled Lamb on Rosemary Skewers with Warm Fava Salad are showcased.

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