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Is he still on tv? Tuned in last night on WLIW Ch. 21 and he was gone. Anyone have a clue?

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  1. I love Jacques Pepin!
    He's on in the Boston area on PBS. The station is not their standard broadcast station (WGBH locally) but rather a cable offshoot called WGBH Create-maybe you have it, too?

    1. FYI PBS CreateTV is only available on affiliates that are broadcasting digital. My local cable system (TWC Los Angeles) carries it from KLCS.

      1. He appears on PBS here when they're running a companion series to one of his books, so not all the time.

        1. I believe Ch. 21 preempted its regular programming last night for the show on Cuban cooking, which was pretty enjoyable. I have faith that both Jacques and Daisy will return!

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          1. re: gloriousfood

            Good to hear you're confident that Jacques will return, as for Daisy...pues...a bit too full of herself or perhaps Jacques is such a hard act to follow.

            1. If I could choose my last meal, it would be an omelette made by Jacques Pepin.

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              1. re: uman

                ah, lovely. have you tried his mother's cheese souffle recipe? it's more dense than a typical souffle but very simple to do and just delicious.


                1. re: ellaj

                  Thanks for posting that recipe! I haven't seen Jacques for a long time, but the last show I saw he did that souffle and I've always wanted to try it. I still make his maman's egg dish called Eggs Jeannette, from his Everyday Cooking book. They're sauteed hard-cooked eggs, a little unusual, but a homey snack. I guess she was quite a resourceful woman.

                  1. re: Moka

                    Oh, now I'm inspired to make Eggs Jeanette. According to his autobiography she ran a restaurant.
                    Hope you enjoy your souffle!

                2. re: uman

                  What a beautiful thought! I would also love to go foraging for wild mushrooms with him, and then have him make mushroom omelettes for us. *wow*

                  1. re: slacker

                    I remember years ago one of the big food mags had JP as a regular columnist, and one month thery did a full photo layout of a bearded Jacques, his wife and a Shaman (a guy with a mephistophelean beard, a calico shirt and leather vest, and a necklace of snake bones) out looking for shrooms. I can't find any trace of either the article or the recipes anywhere! No word on whether anybody got to shapeshift in that one.

                3. I have never seen "unconditional love" illustrated as well as Jacques pretending to enjoy what Claudine does to food.

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                  1. When are they going to film new shows????? I have watched the same 15 or so episodes like 20 times a piece. I still watch them over and over too...I love them. It's weird how I always learn something new each time I watch them, even though I've seen each episode over and over again.

                    I wish they would make a "slow" cooking show. I can't stand all these hurry/rushing cooking shows. Sometimes I like to take my sweet ass time and make everything from scratch

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                    1. re: bitsubeats

                      In answer to your 'hurry/rushing cooking shows', check out this link and do the math
                      (click on, 'behind the scenes'):

                      JP-FFMW: http://www.kqed.org/w/jpfastfood/home... .... 26 shows in 10 days !!!

                      Also, for the OP: http://www.thirteen.org/watchcreate/

                      Jacques P├ępin is the MASTER. We should all be so fortunate to train with him.
                      IMO, he bows to no other "TV" mortal.
                      His skills and his food preparation speak for themselves.