Stories for July 9, 2012
Shot on location in host Andreas Viestad's native Norway, the series offers a rich visual tour of Nordic cuisine, culture and history. In this episode, starting in the Sami territories of the Arctic, Andreas makes reindeer burgers with wild mushrooms, king crab cocktail and Arctic char with lamb-flavored potato gratin, all using produce he finds along the coast.
Chef Charles Palmer grew up in upstate New York and owns Aureole restaurant in New York City, among others. From his home kitchen, he shares his expertise with wild game and prepares Pepper Seared Venison Steaks with Pinot Noir and Sun-Dried Cherries, Herb Potato Maximes, and a Warm Chocolate Tarragon Cake.
A drop in supply in one key area - and no way to make up for the loss - has California's Independent System Operator hoping conservation is enough to hold off rolling outages.
Adult day health care in California is feeling the pinch of the state’s budget crisis. The state has been working to scale back the publicly-funded program that helps elderly and fragile adults.
In this fun-filled episode, the team walks a lot of dogs and viewers meet inventor Brian Smith, whose short walk becomes a long journey to find a retractable leash that holds back your feisty Fido. The EVERYDAY EDISONS team has a big challenge: find a totally new leash system that dogs and dog owners can hold onto.
AUSTIN CITY LIMITS continues its longstanding tradition of showcasing the best of original American music. In this episode, songwriting genius Elvis Costello returns to showcase songs from his latest, Americana-influenced record, "Secret, Profane and Sugarcane." Austin’s rootsy songwriting collective, Band of Heathens, follows Costello's performance.
Marvel at the artistry of four string virtuosos: renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma, bluegrass fiddler Stuart Duncan, bassist Edgar Meyer and mandolin wizard Chris Thile. While each artist is a prominent figure in his own musical sphere, all four have come together for their first concert to create what critics are now hailing “a most remarkable and organic cross-genre project in which the fire and drive of the bluegrass world meet the clarity and class of the classical music world.” The concert was recorded at Boston’s House of Blues.
Get a behind-the-scenes look at one of the industry’s most versatile actors: John Leguizamo. This profile of the actor/playwright looks at his unorthodox rise to success while capturing his struggles to mount his latest one-man show. From his Colombian and “NuyoRican” roots to his high-profile career in Hollywood, Leguizamo bares his soul.
It's going to be a hotter than usual start to the work week throughout most of San Diego County today, with temperatures soaring into the triple digits, forecasters said.
If regulators agree with SDG&E, customers would pick up the tab for $235 million in pipeline upgrades.