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Friday, May 27th

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Ming Tsai with Guest Michael Schlow

Ming cooks at home with James Beard Award winning chef Michael Schlow. Together they're dishing up some zesty shrimp two ways. Michael makes Spicy Shrimp with Fregola and Chickpeas. Ming follows that up with a colorful Togarashi Shrimp with Miso Risotto, Edamame, and Watercress.

Sunday, May 29th

5:30pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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Ming Tsai with Guest Ken Oringer

This week, James Beard Award winning chef Ken Oringer joins Ming Tsai to whip up some weekend favorites. Ken makes King Crab Nachos with Nduja Queso Fundido. Ming puts a different spin on that with his version of Rice Cake Nachos topped with a savory vegetarian beef substitute. It's nachos two ways on Simply Ming.

Monday, May 30th

7:00pm on
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Ming Tsai with Guest Jamie Bissonnette

James Beard Award winning chef Jamie Bissonnette joins Ming Tsai in his loft kitchen to cook up carbonara two ways. James makes the classic Spaghetti a la Carbonara, and Ming follows that up with a dairy free version with shiitake mushrooms.

Tuesday, May 31st

1:00am on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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Ming Tsai with Guest Jamie Bissonnette

James Beard Award winning chef Jamie Bissonnette joins Ming Tsai in his loft kitchen to cook up carbonara two ways. James makes the classic Spaghetti a la Carbonara, and Ming follows that up with a dairy free version with shiitake mushrooms.

Friday, June 3rd

7:00pm on
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Ming Tsai with Guest Alex Crabb

Critically acclaimed chef Alex Crabb joins Ming Tsai to cook up some weekend favorites. Alex will be making Dandelion Gnudi - gnocchi-like dumplings made with some rich ricotta cheese. Ming follows that up with vegetarian raviolis that are stuffed with a flavorful plant-based meat substitute that's topped with a Thai Coconut Sauce.

Sunday, June 5th

5:30pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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Ming Tsai with Guest Jamie Bissonnette

James Beard Award winning chef Jamie Bissonnette joins Ming Tsai in his loft kitchen to cook up carbonara two ways. James makes the classic Spaghetti a la Carbonara, and Ming follows that up with a dairy free version with shiitake mushrooms.

Monday, June 6th

7:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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Ming Tsai with Guest Karen Akunowicz

This week, Ming at home cooks with James Beard Award winning chef Karen Akunowicz. Karen makes a flavorful Carchiofi alla Guidea - deep fried artichokes - among the best-known dishes of Roman Jewish cuisine. Ming follows it up with Shrimp and Jerusalem Artichoke Toast with a Watercress Salad. We're doing artichokes two ways on Simply Ming.

Tuesday, June 7th

1:00am on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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Ming Tsai with Guest Karen Akunowicz

This week, Ming at home cooks with James Beard Award winning chef Karen Akunowicz. Karen makes a flavorful Carchiofi alla Guidea - deep fried artichokes - among the best-known dishes of Roman Jewish cuisine. Ming follows it up with Shrimp and Jerusalem Artichoke Toast with a Watercress Salad. We're doing artichokes two ways on Simply Ming.

Friday, June 10th

7:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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Ming Tsai with Guest Avi Shemtov

We're cooking at home with Avi Shemtov, a chef who made headlines telling the story of the Israeli people through his food. Avi makes a nduja-sausage shakshuka - a flavorful combination of eggs, tomatoes, and spices popular across the Middle East and Africa. Ming follows that up with a memorable Fried Egg Omelet served on Brown Tic Chi Shan Gruel. It's two soulful egg dishes this week on Simply Ming.

Sunday, June 12th

5:30pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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Ming Tsai with Guest Karen Akunowicz

This week, Ming at home cooks with James Beard Award winning chef Karen Akunowicz. Karen makes a flavorful Carchiofi alla Guidea - deep fried artichokes - among the best-known dishes of Roman Jewish cuisine. Ming follows it up with Shrimp and Jerusalem Artichoke Toast with a Watercress Salad. We're doing artichokes two ways on Simply Ming.

Monday, June 13th

7:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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Ming Tsai with Guest William Kovel

Critically acclaimed chef William Kovel joins Ming in his loft kitchen. Together, they'll be cooking up two classic pork dishes. William makes Pork Chops with Broccoli Rabe and Multi-Color Carrots while Ming follows that up with Pork Tonkatsu served up on top a bed of House Rice.

Tuesday, June 14th

1:00am on
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Ming Tsai with Guest William Kovel

Critically acclaimed chef William Kovel joins Ming in his loft kitchen. Together, they'll be cooking up two classic pork dishes. William makes Pork Chops with Broccoli Rabe and Multi-Color Carrots while Ming follows that up with Pork Tonkatsu served up on top a bed of House Rice.

Friday, June 17th

7:00pm on
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On The Road In California: Northern California

On this episode of Simply Ming we are on the road in Northern California with renowned chef and James Beard-Award recipient, Kenji Lopez-Alt. Ming takes us to source the freshest produce at the Farmer's Market at Bay Meadows in San Mateo and from there Ming and Kenji travel to the Sea by Alexander Steakhouse restaurant in Palo Alto to check out some incredible Sashimi. The day culminates with Ming and Kenji at his restaurant Wursthall cooking up a Kimchi feast of spaetzle and pork scallions.

Sunday, June 19th

5:30pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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Ming Tsai with Guest William Kovel

Critically acclaimed chef William Kovel joins Ming in his loft kitchen. Together, they'll be cooking up two classic pork dishes. William makes Pork Chops with Broccoli Rabe and Multi-Color Carrots while Ming follows that up with Pork Tonkatsu served up on top a bed of House Rice.

Monday, June 20th

7:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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On The Road In California: Santa Cruz

On this episode of Simply Ming we are on the road in sunny Santa Cruz to explore fusion Mexican delicacies with chef Kendra Baker. Kendra takes us to her hidden secret, her favorite tortilla manufacturer located at a small market in a strip mall called El Pueblo Market. With tortillas in hand, they head to her restaurant Snap Tacos, where make tacos two ways, Kendra makes a "Lost Island Taco" with pulled pork and snappy pineapple salsa and Ming makes vegetarian inside out tacos with "mucho queso" (lots of cheese).

Tuesday, June 21st

1:00am on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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On The Road In California: Santa Cruz

On this episode of Simply Ming we are on the road in sunny Santa Cruz to explore fusion Mexican delicacies with chef Kendra Baker. Kendra takes us to her hidden secret, her favorite tortilla manufacturer located at a small market in a strip mall called El Pueblo Market. With tortillas in hand, they head to her restaurant Snap Tacos, where make tacos two ways, Kendra makes a "Lost Island Taco" with pulled pork and snappy pineapple salsa and Ming makes vegetarian inside out tacos with "mucho queso" (lots of cheese).

Friday, June 24th

7:00pm on
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On The Road In California: Monterey

On this episode of Simply Ming we are on the road in beautiful Monterey, CA and we are talking abalone with renowned chef Paul Corsentino Executive Chef of Saltwood Kitchen and Oysterette. Before heading to cook the feast, we visit Monterey Abalone Company where they farm-raise sustainable abalone. With the abalone in hand Ming and Paul go back to Paul's restaurant to cook a delectable meal of grilled abalone with shiitake, bok choy salad while Ming cooks his own version of an Asian abalone Rockefeller.

Sunday, June 26th

5:30pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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On The Road In California: Santa Cruz

On this episode of Simply Ming we are on the road in sunny Santa Cruz to explore fusion Mexican delicacies with chef Kendra Baker. Kendra takes us to her hidden secret, her favorite tortilla manufacturer located at a small market in a strip mall called El Pueblo Market. With tortillas in hand, they head to her restaurant Snap Tacos, where make tacos two ways, Kendra makes a "Lost Island Taco" with pulled pork and snappy pineapple salsa and Ming makes vegetarian inside out tacos with "mucho queso" (lots of cheese).

Monday, June 27th

7:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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On The Road In California: San Jose

On this Episode of Simply Ming we are on the road in San Jose, CA where Ming will be learning about Portuguese cuisine with chefs Jessica Carreira and David Costa at their Michelin-starred restaurant, Adega. Before we get to the kitchen, we make a stop at Veggielution which brings people together through food and farming to get some fresh produce for the feast. Then we head to Adega to cook octopus in two ways - David prepares an oven roasted octopus with potatoes and garlic spinach, while Ming use the same octopus who makes a Caesar salad with octopus croutons and for dessert Jessica makes her famous Portuguese Custard Tarts (Pasteis de Nata).

Tuesday, June 28th

1:00am on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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On The Road In California: San Jose

On this Episode of Simply Ming we are on the road in San Jose, CA where Ming will be learning about Portuguese cuisine with chefs Jessica Carreira and David Costa at their Michelin-starred restaurant, Adega. Before we get to the kitchen, we make a stop at Veggielution which brings people together through food and farming to get some fresh produce for the feast. Then we head to Adega to cook octopus in two ways - David prepares an oven roasted octopus with potatoes and garlic spinach, while Ming use the same octopus who makes a Caesar salad with octopus croutons and for dessert Jessica makes her famous Portuguese Custard Tarts (Pasteis de Nata).

Friday, July 1st

7:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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Ming Tsai with Guest Jody Adams

On this episode of Simply Ming he is joined by James Beard Award winning chef and owner of "Porto" in Boston's Back Bay, Jody Adams. The chefs used unfiltered apple cider in their creations, Jodi prepared a spicy Vadouvan Curried Scallops while Ming created a tender Braised Pork Shoulder.

Sunday, July 3rd

5:30pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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On The Road In California: San Jose

On this Episode of Simply Ming we are on the road in San Jose, CA where Ming will be learning about Portuguese cuisine with chefs Jessica Carreira and David Costa at their Michelin-starred restaurant, Adega. Before we get to the kitchen, we make a stop at Veggielution which brings people together through food and farming to get some fresh produce for the feast. Then we head to Adega to cook octopus in two ways - David prepares an oven roasted octopus with potatoes and garlic spinach, while Ming use the same octopus who makes a Caesar salad with octopus croutons and for dessert Jessica makes her famous Portuguese Custard Tarts (Pasteis de Nata).

Monday, July 4th

7:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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On The Road In Hawaii: Ed Kenney

On this episode, Ming is on the road in Hawaii. His first stop finds him in Maui where he visits the Ali'i Kula Lavender Farm. He is then joined by former Sous Chef at Blue Ginger now Executive Chef at the Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort.

Tuesday, July 5th

1:00am on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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On The Road In Hawaii: Ed Kenney

On this episode, Ming is on the road in Hawaii. His first stop finds him in Maui where he visits the Ali'i Kula Lavender Farm. He is then joined by former Sous Chef at Blue Ginger now Executive Chef at the Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort.

Friday, July 8th

7:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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On The Road In Hawaii: Ed Kenney

On this episode of Simply Ming, Ming's second stop in Hawaii finds him in Oahu with three-time James Beard Award semifinalist Chef Ed Kenney. Island-born and raised, Ed trained at the Culinary Institute of the Pacific's Culinary Arts Program and trained in some of Honolulu's top restaurants. Ed opened TOWN in 2005, followed by Downtown at the HiSAM, Uptown Events, Kaimuku Superette, Food Shed Community Kitchen, Mud Hen Water, and most recently Mahina & Sun's. His restaurants are lively gatherin gplaces guided by the mantra, "local first, organic whenever possible, with aloha always". Together Ed and Ming kick off the show with a tour of MAO Organic Farms before making a TYKU Mojito. It is followed by Ed's l' A Lawalu with Chili Pepper Water and Ming's Macademia Curried Opah with Farm Vegetables.

Sunday, July 10th

5:30pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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On The Road In Hawaii: Ed Kenney

On this episode, Ming is on the road in Hawaii. His first stop finds him in Maui where he visits the Ali'i Kula Lavender Farm. He is then joined by former Sous Chef at Blue Ginger now Executive Chef at the Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort.

Monday, July 11th

7:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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On The Road In Hawaii: Mom & Pops

On this episode of Simply Ming, Ming is On the Road in Hawaii! His fourth stop finds him in Honolulu with his parents- Mom & Pops. An all-time favorite, Ming's parents join him in the kitchen to make a Lilikoi Kir Royale, Kuo Ro with Steamed Buns and Sambal Dipping Sauce and Shredded Potatoes. It's one great episode filled with fantastic family stories and delicious food!

Tuesday, July 12th

1:00am on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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On The Road In Hawaii: Mom & Pops

On this episode of Simply Ming, Ming is On the Road in Hawaii! His fourth stop finds him in Honolulu with his parents- Mom & Pops. An all-time favorite, Ming's parents join him in the kitchen to make a Lilikoi Kir Royale, Kuo Ro with Steamed Buns and Sambal Dipping Sauce and Shredded Potatoes. It's one great episode filled with fantastic family stories and delicious food!

Friday, July 15th

7:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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Bok Choi

This week on Simply Ming, Chef Tsai prepares bok choy, two ways, with his son Henry as his sous chef. First is a flavorful casserole--Red Roast chicken with baby bok choy and sweet potatoes spiced up with red wine, Thai bird chilis, and star anise. Then follow that up with a vegetarian version that includes Red Roast Squash, baby Bok choy, sweet potatoes, scallions, garlic and ginger. To get things started he stirs up a cocktail-a Five Spice Old Fashioned for Ming, and then a Five-Spice Black Tea for Henry.

Sunday, July 17th

5:30pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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On The Road In Hawaii: Mom & Pops

On this episode of Simply Ming, Ming is On the Road in Hawaii! His fourth stop finds him in Honolulu with his parents- Mom & Pops. An all-time favorite, Ming's parents join him in the kitchen to make a Lilikoi Kir Royale, Kuo Ro with Steamed Buns and Sambal Dipping Sauce and Shredded Potatoes. It's one great episode filled with fantastic family stories and delicious food!

Monday, July 18th

7:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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Okonomiyake/Japanese Pizza

This week on Simply Ming, Chef Tsai cooks up two versions of Okonomiyaki/Japanese Pizza. First a delicious Smoked Salmon, Crispy Fennel, Okonomiyake, and then a Vegan Okonomiyake made with rice flour, shiitake mushrooms, cabbage and seasoned with garlic and fresh ginger. To cool things down, he mixes a refreshing Cucumber-Mint Saketini for himself, and a Cucumber-Mint Spritzer for Henry.

Tuesday, July 19th

1:00am on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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Okonomiyake/Japanese Pizza

This week on Simply Ming, Chef Tsai cooks up two versions of Okonomiyaki/Japanese Pizza. First a delicious Smoked Salmon, Crispy Fennel, Okonomiyake, and then a Vegan Okonomiyake made with rice flour, shiitake mushrooms, cabbage and seasoned with garlic and fresh ginger. To cool things down, he mixes a refreshing Cucumber-Mint Saketini for himself, and a Cucumber-Mint Spritzer for Henry.

Friday, July 22nd

7:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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Ginger-Miso

This week on Simply Ming, we're using Miso, Ginger and Sushi rice to create two exquisite dishes. First Chef Tsai cooks salmon coated with Shiro miso, minced ginger, sesame cucumbers and sushi rice. Then he prepares a vegetarian version using Japanese eggplant, miso glaze, which he serves on top of sushi rice cakes. He also shakes up two versions of a cocktail, and Orange-Ginger Wine Spritzer, and a non-alcoholic version for Henry, an Orange Spritzer.

Sunday, July 24th

5:30pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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Okonomiyake/Japanese Pizza

This week on Simply Ming, Chef Tsai cooks up two versions of Okonomiyaki/Japanese Pizza. First a delicious Smoked Salmon, Crispy Fennel, Okonomiyake, and then a Vegan Okonomiyake made with rice flour, shiitake mushrooms, cabbage and seasoned with garlic and fresh ginger. To cool things down, he mixes a refreshing Cucumber-Mint Saketini for himself, and a Cucumber-Mint Spritzer for Henry.

Monday, July 25th

7:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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Dessert at Home

This week on Simply Ming, Chef Tsai is cooking Henry's famous Five Spice Orange Pound Cake and Chef Tsai will cook and Warm GF Chocolate Rice Cake. Before cooking dessert he stirs up an Espresso-Bourbon Cream Martini, and a refreshing Lemongrass Tea for Henry.

Tuesday, July 26th

1:00am on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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Dessert at Home

This week on Simply Ming, Chef Tsai is cooking Henry's famous Five Spice Orange Pound Cake and Chef Tsai will cook and Warm GF Chocolate Rice Cake. Before cooking dessert he stirs up an Espresso-Bourbon Cream Martini, and a refreshing Lemongrass Tea for Henry.

Friday, July 29th

7:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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Broccoli and Beef

On this episode of Simply Ming, Chef Tsai and Henry are cooking two versions of a classic dish, Broccoli and Beef. First, he cooks delicious Beef and Broccoli Noodles with garlic and fresh minced ginger. Then, he cooks a vegan version, Vegan Beef and Broccoli Bing. Before he starts the cooking feast, he mixes up a tasty Wasabi Michelada for himself and a Virgin Wasabi Michelada, for his son Henry.

Sunday, July 31st

5:30pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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Dessert at Home

This week on Simply Ming, Chef Tsai is cooking Henry's famous Five Spice Orange Pound Cake and Chef Tsai will cook and Warm GF Chocolate Rice Cake. Before cooking dessert he stirs up an Espresso-Bourbon Cream Martini, and a refreshing Lemongrass Tea for Henry.