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The Emmy-nominated public television series "Simply Ming" is back featuring 26 fresh new episodes. This year, Ming and his guest chefs will be "Cooking on the Fly" finding inspiration from his East-West pantry and surprise ingredients that range from exotic fruits and vegetables to meats and fish. In each studio episode, Ming kicks off the show by highlighting techniques to help you "Cook on the Fly" at home. From filleting a fish to sharing the technique for cooking veggies kids will love, Ming and his guests use their culinary tricks to bring you a season of delicious new recipes.

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Ming Tsai with Guest Jacques Pepin

World-renowned host and chef Jacques Pepin joins Ming at home this week on Simply Ming. Jacques starts off by making an Arctic Char with Tomato and Mini Savory Cheesecakes. Ming does his own version of Arctic Char, poaching it in olive oil and serving it up on one of his favorites: sushi rice cakes. It's all happening this week on Simply Ming.

  • 2019-10-18T04:00:00-07:00
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Ken Oringer

This week on "Simply Ming," Ming's longtime friend and James Beard Best Chef of the Northeast Ken Oringer, joins him in the loft to work with a New England staple - fresh oysters from off the shores of Massachusetts. Ken makes a mouthwatering Thai sausage with oyster aioli and Ming rivals that with butter poached oysters with lapchong salsa. It's oysters two ways this week on Simply Ming.

  • 2019-10-20T02:30:00-07:00
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Ming Tsai with Guest Kristen Kish

On this episode of simply Ming, we're cooking at home with Top Chef winner Kristen Kish. Kristen's worked at high profile restaurants across the country, including Menton in Boston and Arlo Grey in Austin, Texas. This week, it's all about seafood. Kristen cooks a delicious Crispy Rice with Crab, Bacon, and a Saffron Aioli. Ming follows that up with a Tuna Poke with Avocado Lime Puree.

  • 2019-10-25T04:00:00-07:00
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Joanne Chang

This week on "Simply Ming," Joanne Chang, the mastermind behind Boston's wildly popular Flour bakery shops, stops in for a day of desserts. Joanne makes an amazing passion fruit and raspberry Pavlova, while Ming follows up with a light, delectable, and dairy-free isle flottante or "floating island." Get that sweet tooth ready for this week's episode of Simply Ming!

  • 2019-10-27T02:30:00-07:00
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Ming Tsai with Guest Jonathan Waxman

This week on Simply Ming, we're cooking with one of the pioneers of California cuisine, chef Jonathan Waxman. Jonathan shows us the best way to cook chicken at home. It's a chicken under a brick! And Ming follows that up with the best way to make lobster at home: Black Pepper Lobster with Lemongrass Fried Rice.

  • 2019-11-01T04:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-11-08T03:00:00-08:00
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Jay Hajj

This week on "Simply Ming," Boston chef Jay Hajj swings by to cook up some savory tastes from the Middle East. Chef Hajj prepares three different kinds of Lebanese flatbread called manakish, each with a delicious and unique topping. Ming follows that with a savory Japanese pancake called okonomiyaki and tops it with ground lamb. This week we are moving across the globe, right here at home, on this episode of Simply Ming.

  • 2019-11-03T01:30:00-08:00
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On The Road - Cologne

This week, Ming's on the road in beautiful Cologne, Germany. After a quick visit to the spectacular Cologne Cathedral, Ming heads over to Wurst Case Scenario Restaurant to meet up with chef Rene Stessel, who shows Ming how to makes liver sausages. Then they cook up a storm, as chef Stessel makes an Austrian blutwurst with potatoes dish, and Ming follows with a spicy sausage fried rice.

  • 2019-11-10T01:30:00-08:00
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