Martha Stewart’s Cooking School: Stocks
Airs Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. on KPBS TV
Monday, October 22, 2012
Martha Stewart, Emmy® Award-winning TV host, author and founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, conducts a culinary master class for American home cooks each week. The teaching series, inspired by her best-selling book "Martha Stewart’s Cooking School: Lessons and Recipes for the Home Cook," debuts in October 2012 on PBS stations.
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In each 30-minute episode, Martha demonstrates classic cooking techniques and basics. Using her signature step-by-step, how-to teaching process, she illustrates the building blocks of recipes everyone should know (from roasting to poaching to braising and blanching). Every episode will feature Martha’s tips and tricks, inspiring and educating home cooks everywhere.
"Stocks" - Making stock is an exercise in building flavors and, as such, one of the first lessons in any culinary course. Having a steady supply of homemade stock in the freezer will elevate anyone’s home cooking.
In this episode, Martha shares recipes and techniques for the three most common stocks — chicken (including a time-saving pressure-cooker version), beef and vegetable — as well as useful cooking and storage tips.