LEARN HOW TO MAKE YOUR FAVORITE ETHNIC DISHES IN WQED'S NEW COOKING MARATHON "AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 RECIPES"
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February 16, 2011
LEARN HOW TO MAKE YOUR FAVORITE ETHNIC
DISHES IN WQED’S NEW COOKING MARATHON “AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 RECIPES”
PITTSBURGH– Join Chris Fennimore on Saturday, February 26 at 10 a.m. on WQED-TV to learn how to prepare your favorite ethnic recipes from countries across the globe.
Around the World in 80 Recipes gives viewers a unique opportunity to learn how to cook their favorite international dishes from Paella to Chicken Parmigiano, from Steak Pastitsio to Germanstollen and from General Tso’s Chicken to Irish Stew.
Since 1993, Fennimore has hosted more than 90 national cooking marathons for WQED and PBS. He serves as WQED’s Director of Programming, and prepares dishes every Saturday on WQED-TV’s QED Cooks. Fennimore’s blog, additional recipes and video may be found at: http://www.wqed.org/cooks. A cookbook actually containing over 100 recipes will be created from member and viewer submissions.
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