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Baking with Julia

Baking with Julia

Hosted by the late culinary grande dame Julia Child, this series showcases the country's outstanding pastry chefs, bakers, teachers and cookbook authors offering indispensable techniques, time-honored tips and meticulously tested recipes that make home baking successful and satisfying. The featured bakers demonstrate recipes for the extraordinary variety of breads now popular across the country and for some of the greatest examples of America's favorite menu course -- dessert.

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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/sBUzV5DeNzxKhdo5wXYm-w==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Master chef at Citrus in Los Angeles, Michel Richard, visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Richard demonstrates the making and baking of puff pastries. He creates a tourte milanese filled with layers of spinach, red bell pepper omelet, ham and cheese. For dessert, he creates sunny-side up apricot... /episodes/get/22731 /episode/22731 Puff Pastry with Michel Richard /episode-player/22731

Julia Child observes as California master chefs Michel Richard and Alice Medrich work their magic with puff pastry and biscotti in this episode of BAKING WITH JULIA.

Air date:
Sun, 07/15/2012 - 18:00
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Bakers Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid show Julia several methods for creating pita or flat breads, and the toppings that go with them. Jeffrey makes a wheat flour dough pita bread in the oven and in a skillet, and Naomi prepares a Eastern Mediterranean Lamb and Tomato bread, using the unusual spices of cinnamon and allspice. The couple shows Julia how the proper way to eat flat bread, and introduces her to the traditional Middle Eastern toppings of Lentil Salad with red pepper, Chick peas with spearmint, diced cucumber, and yoghurt and cheese balls.

Air date:
Sun, 07/15/2012 - 18:00

Norman Love, pastry chef at the Ritz-Carlton, shows how to make savory puffs and eclairs.

Air date:
Fri, 07/11/1997 - 04:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/AmbhmtI7i6m1BliONWJa5g==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Martha Stewart joins Julia to bake one grand and glorious three-tiered wedding cake. /episodes/get/16795 /episode/16795 A Three-Tiered Wedding Cake with Martha Stewart, Part 1 /episode-player/16795

Martha Stewart, a magazine editor, star of her own television show and author of the popluar "Weddings" book joins Julia to bake one grand and glorious three-tiered wedding cake. Martha prepares the batter and bakes each layer in graduated diamond-shaped cake forms. While the cake bakes, and then chills, Martha creates a variety of delicately realistic and delicious marzipan fruits, right down to the little stems and leaves. She also makes and chills enough vanilla rum buttercream to ice the entire cake.

Air date:
Thu, 07/10/1997 - 12:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/rQBCZXOTL1ZT5dMrIOxtiQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Martha Stewart and Julia finish their glorious three-tiered wedding cake. /episodes/get/16796 /episode/16796 A Three-Tiered Wedding Cake with Martha Stewart, Part 2 /episode-player/16796

Guest Martha Stewart returns to complete her three-tiered wedding cake decorated with yellow buttercreme icing and handmade marzipan fruit in this episode of BAKING WITH JULIA. In this second of a two-part episode, Stewart puts together the individual cakes that serve as the building blocks of this dessert, inserting a baked crunchy almond and egg white wafer and apricot jam between individual layers and decorating with the icing and candy fruit garnish.

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Thu, 07/10/1997 - 12:00
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Marcel Desaulniers, chef and owner of the Trellis Restaurant in historic Williamsburg, Virginia, as well as the author and host of the television show "Death by Chocolate," teases the palate with oven-roasted plum cakes with chocolate sauce and chocolate-mint nightcaps.

Air date:
Thu, 07/10/1997 - 12:00
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