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MARTHA STEWART’S COOKING SCHOOL: Butchering

Airs Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: Using her signature step-by-step, how-to teaching process, Martha Stewart (pictured) illustrates the building blocks of recipes everyone should know. Every episode features Martha’s tips and tricks, inspiring and educating home cooks everywhere.

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.

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.

"Butchering" - Fifth-generation New York City butcher Evan Lobel joins Martha for a master class on meat. Together, they teach viewers how to choose and cook the best cuts of meat, from tender to lean. Not only will this episode make you a better cook, but it will save you money as well.

Martha and Evan demonstrate some of the most useful butchering techniques, including cutting up a whole chicken, spatchcocking a Cornish game hen, butterflying a leg of lamb, butchering a beef tenderloin and making medallions from a pork loin.

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Preview: Martha Stewart's Cooking School: Butchering

Above: In this episode, fifth-generation New York City butcher Evan Lobel joins Martha for a master class on meat. Together, they teach viewers how to choose and cook the best cuts of meat, from tender to lean. Not only will this episode make you a better cook, but it will save you money as well. Martha and Evan demonstrate some of the most useful butchering techniques, including cutting up a whole chicken, spatchcocking a Cornish game hen, butterflying a leg of lamb, butchering a beef tenderloin and making medallions from a pork loin.

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Martha Stewart's Cooking School: Trussing a Chicken

Above: Martha Stewart and Evan Lobel demonstrate the technique for trussing a chicken. There is not just one way to truss a chicken. Additional recipes and video clips from the episode are available on MarthaStewart.com

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Series Preview: Martha Stewart's Cooking School

Above: 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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Martha Stewart Talks About Her PBS Show