Category Archives: PBS

Did you Watch Episode 1 of Martha Stewart’s Cooking School?

Did you catch the first episode of “Martha Stewart’s Cooking School”? In this first episode, Martha demonstrated egg basics: how to soft boil, hard boil, fry, and make omelettes. She even provided tips on how to peel a hard boiled egg. After seeing the episode, I’m tempted to attempt soft boiled eggs, which I’ve never tried before. So, FOMs: Tell me, what did you think? (Here in Northern California, episode 2 was preempted for a special event. Episode 2–which covers sauces!–will air next Saturday.)

From PBS.org:

Martha Stewart shows the best way to peel hard boiled eggs.

via Video: Martha Stewart’s Tip: Peeling Eggs | Watch Martha Stewart’s Cooking School Online | PBS Video.

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“Martha Stewart’s Cooking School” Page is Now Live on the PBS Website!

“Martha Stewart’s Cooking School” now has its own page on the PBS website! There are many useful features there–you can watch full episodes (once they’ve aired), download recipes, see what techniques will be featured on future episodes (all 13 are listed already!), and more. FOMs: You can also check on PBS.org to see when “Martha Stewart’s Cooking School” airs on PBS!

From PBS.org:

Inspired by the eponymous best-selling book, Martha Stewart’s Cooking School will give home cooks a culinary master class with Martha herself. Beginning October 2012, she will demonstrate classic cooking techniques and basics. Using her signature step-by-step, how-to teaching process, Martha illustrates cooking fundamentals that everyone should know: from roasting and poaching to braising and blanching. In addition, Martha shares tips in every 30-minute episode, inspiring and educating home cooks everywhere.Be sure to check your local listings to see when the program will be airing in your area.

via Martha Stewart’s Cooking School | Cooking Shows | PBS Food.

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Video: Martha Stewart Talks About Martha Stewart’s Cooking School

Martha Stewart discusses her new show

Enjoy this new promo video for the upcoming (premieres next week!) “Martha Stewart’s Cooking School” on PBS. I’ve seen premiere dates of October 6th and 7th. Best to check your local listings to see when it’s on in your area! FOMs: The moment we’ve been waiting for is almost here!

From PBS.org:

Martha Stewart explains the concept behind her new PBS show, premiering in October.

via Video: Martha Stewart Talks About Her New PBS Show | Watch Martha Stewart’s Cooking School Online | PBS Video.

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Martha Hosts a Press Event for “Martha Stewart’s Cooking School”

Let the press coverage begin! On Wednesday of this week, Martha hosted a press event to publicize the launch of “Martha Stewart’s Cooking School” on PBS. The show premieres the weekend of October 6/7, so be sure to check your local listings and don’t miss the show!

Be sure to visit Martha’s blog to see Martha’s trick for peeling garlic–without using your hands! It’s a nifty one, for sure.

From The Martha Stewart Blog:

I was hosting a press event in our new kitchen set, celebrating the launch of my new television show, “Martha Stewart’s Cooking School,” premiering October 6 and 7 on PBS stations nationwide. Fans can access clips of the show each week, along with recipes, on PBS.org. We’ll also offer the show in full, along with recipes, on marthastewart.com within 48 hours of airing.

via Hosting a Press Event for “Martha Stewart’s Cooking School” – The Martha Stewart Blog.

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Today Show: Martha Stewart Prepares Chicken Fricasse

Martha stopped by NBC’s Today Show this morning to demonstrate how to prepare Chicken Fricasse. In this video, Martha shows Matt Lauer how to prepare the dish. As you can see, Martha is totally in “teaching” mode here, in advance of next month’s premiere of “Martha Stewart’s Cooking School”. If you want the recipe for Chicken Fricasse, you can visit NBC.com or pick-up the October issue of  Martha Stewart’s Living, on newstands now. The magazine has several more photos of the recipe; its ingredients and its preparation. FOMs: Are you going to attempt this recipe? Seems perfect for Fall, right?

From the Today Show website:

Chicken fricassee is a classic French dish that relies on humble ingredients and has about as many variations as there are grandmothers in France. Here, Martha Stewart shows you how to make this chicken stew, which is traditionally served over rice, mashed potatoes or lightly buttered egg noodles.

French comfort food: Martha Stewart’s chicken fricassee – food – TODAY.com.

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Martha Stewart Talks About the Influence of Julia Child

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Martha’s new TV show is only weeks away from its premiere on PBS. Martha acknowledges that she is stepping into some very large shoes at PBS. Her predecessor, Julia Child, was much-loved and very highly respected by all. In this video, Martha pays tribute to Julia. FOMs: I’m certain you are all counting down to the October 6/7 start (check your local listings) of Martha Stewart’s Cooking School, right? Can’t wait!

 

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Preview Video of “Martha Stewart’s Cooking School” on PBS!

At last–a sneak peek! Click on the image above for a preview video! Check your local listings to see what time the show will be on in your area. FOMs: Can’t wait for October 6, right?

From PBS’ YouTube channel:

Martha Stewart 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 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).

via Martha Stewart’s Cooking School | Preview | PBS – YouTube.

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Martha Stewart’s Cooking School Debuts on October 6

Martha looks smashing at the PBS event I first wrote about last week. She was at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills to promote her new show, “Martha Stewart’s Cooking School” on PBS. I’m certain that you read Martha’s blog daily, as do I, so you can see more photos from this event there. I’m certain that I speak for all FOMs when I say: Welcome back to television, Martha–we missed you!

From themarthablog.com:

Posing with PBS crew members who interviewed me for video that will promote “Martha Stewart’s Cooking School,” debuting on PBS stations everywhere (check local listings) on Oct. 6th.

via The Official Martha Stewart Blog – The Martha Blog.

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More From Martha at the PBS Unveiling

Martha proudly takes credit for her enormous contributions in this interview, which the reporter thinks is “cocky”–although he clarifies to say that Martha is “politely cocky, pleasantly cocky, bluntly cocky in a way that indicates there’s a reason she is who she is. Cocky in a manner that clearly states she can back it up.” Indeed, she can back it up!

Also telling was this quote, foreshadowing the priorities of MSLO for the future: “And our business doesn’t match our brand at all yet. It will. But it’s much smaller than our brand. It should be bigger. And it will be.” Sounds like a business plan to me! Go Team Martha!

From the Toronto Sun website:

“We certainly have had an effect on the American home, and I think that we’ve elevated the subject of homemaking and home-keeping to a level much, much, much more respected and more beautiful than ever before.”

via Martha Stewart blunt on her impact | TV | Entertainment | Toronto Sun.

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PBS Announces October Start for “Martha Stewart’s Cooking School”

The wait will soon be over: Martha will be back on TV starting in October! That’s the announced start of her new show on PBS, “Martha Stewart’s Cooking School”. At a publicity event for the Television Critics Association, Martha demonstrated how to make an omelet and how to prepare vinaigrette. Soon, we’ll all be following along with Martha as she shares her cooking expertise. Can’t wait!

From boston.com:

The Television Critics Association (TCA) summer press tour kicked off at the Beverly Hilton yesterday with presentations by PBS, including a cooking demonstration by Martha Stewart for her new series “Martha Stewart’s Cooking School” premiering in October.

via TCA Summer 2012 Press Tour: ‘Downton Abbey’- ‘Free Bates’ – Viewer Discretion.

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