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Chef, cooking teacher, and food writer Pati Jinich introduces American viewers to the authentic flavors, colors, textures, and warmth of her native Mexico.

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Middle Eastern Influences #111 [TV-G]
Pati makes chicken with tamarind, apricots and chipotle sauce; white rice with fideos; orange and almond flan; and cafe de olla.

  • KET2 Friday, December 12 at 3:30 pm EST

Vanilla #112 [TV-G]
Pati makes Toritos: peanut and vanilla aperitif; grilled shrimp and pineapple salad with vanilla and chile de arbol vinaigrette; and Grandma Lali's vanilla floating islands.

  • KET2 Friday, December 19 at 3:30 pm EST

Wrapped Treats #113 [TV-G]
Pati will also offer some shortcuts and tips for cooking wrapped foods in your own kitchen. Recipes include pork tenderloin in a sweet citrus sauce, baked plantains, blackberry and pecan tamales.

  • KET2 Friday, December 26 at 3:30 pm EST

Classic Mexican Food Battles #201 [TV-G]
Enchiladas in red tomato sauce, Tampico-style steak combo, and Mexican wedding cookies are prepared.

  • KET2 Friday, January 2 at 3:30 pm EST

School Lunch with a Mexican Twist #202 [TV-G]
Street-style cut-up fruits and vegetables and ham and cheese torta sandwiches are served.

  • KET2 Friday, January 9 at 3:30 pm EST

A French Twist On Mexico #203 [TV-G]
Pati prepares snapper in poblano chile sauce and corn torte and cajeta crepes with toasted pecans.

  • KET2 Friday, January 16 at 3:30 pm EST

Easy Comfort Food #204 [TV-G]
Pati makes dressed-up chicken milanes, chayote squash and pickled onion salad, and chunky chipotle mashed potatoes.

  • KET2 Friday, January 23 at 3:30 pm EST

Mexican-Style Kids' Party #205 [TV-G]
Pati makes fun finger foods including crazy corn, chicken flautas, and chocolate and cajeta cupcakes.

  • KET2 Friday, January 30 at 3:30 pm EST

Fonda Favorites #206 [TV-G]
Meatballs in chipotle sauce (albondigas), white rice and fried plantains, and tres leches cake are made.

  • KET2 Friday, February 6 at 3:30 pm EST

Family-Style Breakfast #207 [TV-G]
Pati prepares Mexican french toast rolls and green chilaquiles in roasted tomatillo sauce.

  • KET2 Friday, February 13 at 3:30 pm EST

Tequila! #208 [TV-G]
Recipes include ancho chile and orange juice tequila chaser, fresh jicama and orange pico de gallo, coffee flan with tequila whipped cream, and more.

  • KET2 Friday, February 20 at 3:30 pm EST

Xochimilco: Cooking with Flowers #209 [TV-G]
Pati makes squash blossom quesadillas, hibiscus and pecan mole, and more.

  • KET2 Friday, February 27 at 3:30 pm EST

Lip-Smacking Mexican Meal #210 [TV-G]
Lip-smacking dishes include chicken a la trash, everyday green salad, and impossible chocoflan.

  • KET2 Friday, March 6 at 3:30 pm EST

Puebla: Food from a Colonial Jewel #211 [TV-G]
Culinary treats include creamy poblano soup, chicken tinga, and glazed Santa Clara Cookies.

  • KET2 Friday, March 13 at 3:30 pm EST

Tacos, Tacos, Tacos #212 [TV-G]
Pati prepares bricklayer-style beef tacos, lime-rubbed chicken tacos with corn guacamole, and adobo fish tacos.

  • KET2 Friday, March 20, 2015 at 3:30 pm EST

Naturally Vegetarian Mexican #213 [TV-G]
Pati makes zucchini soup with tortilla crisps, cactus paddle tostadas, and fluffy plantain and pecan bread.

  • KET2 Friday, March 27, 2015 at 3:30 pm EST
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