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In this tasty, half-hour program, we dine with Rick Steves as he enjoys Europe's very best — from gourmet tapas in Galicia to the trattoria of your dreams in Rome, and from the catch of the day in Greece to the ancient vines and wines of Burgundy. For garlicky snails, creamy buffalo mozzarella, savory bouillabaisse, the best of the wurst, and much more, join Rick on this fun celebration of European cuisine — "Delicious Europe."
If you love to eat seafood but balk at preparing it at home, you’ll welcome this lesson. Dave Pasternack, a renowned seafood chef based in New York City, joins Martha for a beginner’s class on buying, butchering and storing fish. They then demystify boning a round or flat fish and cleaning a squid. Finally, Dave shares an easy-to-prepare recipe for crudo, his signature dish.
San Diego's many community gardens serve their surrounding neighborhoods in a variety of ways. On this episode, Su-Mei visits two unique growing grounds, New Roots Garden in City Heights and Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center in National City. After discovering how the gardens not only supply fresh, healthy food but also help to cultivate better communities, Su-Mei prepares a garden fresh stir-fry so easy to make that even kids can cook it.
With only eleven inches of rain a year on average, San Diego’s hot dry climate can be tough on garden plants. Host Nan Sterman takes us to a look at climate appropriate gardens in home and commercial landscapes. From low water plants, to water smart designs, we’ll show you beautiful gardens that are low water winners.
In 2011, Chris Mann faced a make-or-break moment in his blind audition on NBC’s singing competition, “The Voice,” when he took the stage to perform Andrea Bocelli’s song, “Because We Believe.” Mann blew everyone away with his stunning classical voice and landed on a team coached by Christina Aguilera, who told him, “I feel the heavens open up when you sing.” Now Mann has found a home on PBS, singing a collection of classical-crossover favorites filmed live in concert with two very special guests – four-time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year and 14-time Grammy nominee Martina McBride and best-selling contemporary jazz saxophonist Mindi Abair.