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June 9, 2012
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8:00 am 

9:00 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Simply Elegant"  Joanne greets her student Sarina with a bruschetta salad and it is quickly apparent Sarina is the perfect student for dishes that are simple enough for a weeknight, yet elegant enough for Saturday night. They recreate the vinaigrette from the salad, discover how easy it is to cook clams, and finish with a warm blueberry maple compote melting over vanilla ice cream. Recipes: Bruschetta Salad with Prosciutto di San Daniele and Greens, Clams with Chorizo and Orange, and Vanilla Ice Cream with Blueberry Maple Syrup Compote. D

9:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Michael Ruhlman & Salt"  NULL

10:00 am 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Salads The French Way"  Chef Keller creates the kind of wonderful and enticing salads you will find in bistros and brasseries throughout France. Mixed Green Salad with Pear, Almonds and Cheese Filled Baked Potato; Spinach Salad with Poached Egg and Polenta Croutons.G

10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "From Coast to Coast: Three Favorite pastas in America"  NULL

11:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "Contemporary History"  The entire team of historians joins Professor Miller in examining the last quarter of the twentieth century. A montage of events opens the program and sets the stage for a discussion of the period -- and of the difficulty of examining contemporary history with true historical perspective. Television critic John Leonard offers a footnote about the impact of television on the way we experience recent events. D

11:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Redemptive Imagination"  Storytelling is a relentless human urge and its power forges with memory to become the foundation of history. Novelists Charles Johnson (Middle Passage), Arthur Golden (Memoirs of a Geisha), and Esmeralda Santiago (America's Dream) join Professor Miller in discussing the intersection of history and story. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. D

12:00 pm 
Seasons of Life  "Infancy and Early Childhood"  Beginning with the first years of life, the early influences of the biological and social clocks, how children develop, and how they gain confidence and curiosity are explored.G

1:00 pm 
Growing Old in a New Age  "How The Body Ages"  Experts describe the universal physical changes that accompany aging and explain how deterioration can be prevented. Researchers describe advances in cellular studies and the search for biomarkers of aging. D

2:00 pm 
Teaching Channel   Watch an experienced teacher improve her teaching over four weeks of coaching. Students learn the importance of descriptive details in a writing lesson. See the synergy of poetry and performance in one classroom. D

3:00 pm 
Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science  "Session 1. Earth's Solid Membrane: Soil"  How does soil appear on a newly born, barren volcanic island? In this session, participants explore how soil is formed, its role in certain Earth processes, its composition and structure, and its place in the structure of the Earth. D

4:00 pm 
Expanding Canon: Teaching Multicultural Literature In High School, The  "Workshop 6. Cultural Studies: N. Scott Momaday and Russell Leong"  In Part I, Betty Tillman Samb. D

5:00 pm 

6:00 pm 

7:00 pm 
Richard Bangs' Adventures with Purpose Morocco: Quest for the Kasbah   For centuries, Kasbahs - the walled residential quarters around Moroccan cities - served as a refuge for African, Arab, Jewish and European traders, pirates and holy men traveling on ancient caravan routes. Today, these Kasbahs exemplify Morocco's determination to guard and preserve their rich multiculturalism. In his latest Adventures With Purpose special, adventurer Richard Bangs travels to Morocco on a quest for the modern-day equivalent of the Kasbah. D

8:00 pm 

9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Desserts with An English Accent"  Test cook Yvonne Ruperti shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Classic Bread Pudding. Chris then discusses the virtues of stale versus dried bread while baking with science expert Guy Crosby. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals the best small appliances in the Equipment Corner. D

9:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Michael Ruhlman & Salt"  NULL

10:00 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Triple Torta-Thon"  Over a breakfast of tortas - Mexican sandwiches filled, in this case, with Rick's quick Mexican scrambled eggs, beans, and avocados - Rick and his daughter, Lanie, plan an all-day torta marathon in Mexico City. Their quest beings at the city's charming Sunday flea market, Lagunilla, where they check out some simple, yet mouthwatering tortas, with a succulent filling of salt cod bacalao. Next stop: Don Polo, a gleaming 1950s-style chrome and neon diner, famous for its menu of griddled tortas. D

10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Best of Slovenia"  In the little-visited and underrated alpine country, Rick begins in the capital city of Ljubljana, enjoys the mountain resort of Lake Bled, ventures into the Julian Alps, goes spelunking in a gigantic cave, and swims with Slavs in a charming Adriatic port.G

11:00 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Biodiversity Decline"  Species are being lost at a rapid rate in rainforests and coral reefs. Yet many species still have not been discovered. Tropical scientists struggle to keep ahead of the bulldozers as they work to understand this complex ecosystem. D

11:30 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Energy Challenges"  Global energy use increases by the day. Polluting the atmosphere with ever more carbon dioxide is not a viable solution for our future energy needs. Can new technologies such as carbon sequestration and ethanol production help provide the energy we need without pushing the concentrations of CO2 to dangerous levels?G

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June 9, 2012
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NOTE: When the Idaho Legislature is in session, programming on the Learn/Create and World channels may be pre-empted for live coverage from the House and Senate floors.
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