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Pati's Mexican Table

Family-Style Breakfast (#207)

Mexican French Toast Rolls (Dedos Gitanos) and Green Chilaquiles in Roasted Tomatillo Sauce. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: PATI'S MEXICAN TABLE brings authentic Mexican flavors, colors, textures and warmth into American kitchens. A former policy analyst focused on Latin American politics and history, Pati Jinich is a chef, cooking teacher, food writer and mother of three whose true passion lies in sharing the tastes of her childhood and culinary adventures in her native country. In each episode, Pati embarks upon an exciting and entertaining journey, where each dish serves as a point of departure into Mexico's rich history and culture, Pati's personal experiences, and her ongoing conversations with cooks in both Mexico and the United States. Each half-hour highlights a singular Mexican food - from familiar ingredients like vanilla, avocado and chorizo to the mysterious grains used by the Aztecs and the adventurous and trendy cuisine found across Mexico today. From traditional takes on tomatillos to modern spins on huevos rancheros, Pati inspires viewers to make great Mexican dishes in their own homes.

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    Ham and Cheese Sincronizadas and Plantain and Refried Bean Quesadillas with Guajillo Chile Salsa. [26 minutes]

  • Foods of the Mexican Revolution (#102)

    Cowboy "Charro" Beans, Chilorio Burritas, Chunky Guacamole and Sweet Anise Rosquitas are served. [26 minutes]

  • Avocado (#103)

    Avocado and Hearts of Palm Chop Chop Salad and Steak and Avocado Sandwich are prepared. [26 minutes]

  • Tomatillos (#104)

    Salsa Verde with Avocado and Queso Fresco, Chicken in a Tomatillo, Chipotle and Brown Sugar Sauce. [26 minutes]

  • Convent Food (#105)

    Picadillo Empanadas of the Immaculate Conception, White Rice and Poblano Rajas Casserole are made. [26 minutes]

  • Hibiscus Flower (#106)

    Jamaica Water, Spinach Salad with Caramelized Pecans and Jamaica Vinaigrette and Steak Tacos. [26 minutes]

  • Mexican Picnic (#107)

    Ancho Chile Mexican Hamburgers with Lime Aioli and Pickled Onion and Potato Salad are made. [26 minutes]

  • Mexican Brunch (#108)

    Poached Eggs in a Tomato and Poblano Rajas Sauce and Refried Beans and Cheese Chimichangas. [26 minutes]

  • Chorizo (#109)

    Warm Sweet Potato and Chorizo Salad, Potato and Scallion and Chorizo Crispy Tacos are prepared. [27 minutes]

  • Cinnamon (#110)

    Amarillito Mole with Chicken, Cinnamon Chochoyotes and Corn Dough Dumplings are prepared. [26 minutes]

  • Middle Eastern Influences (#111)

    Chicken with Tamarind, Apricots and Chipotle Sauce and White Rice with Fideos are served. [26 minutes]

  • Vanilla (#112)

    Recipes include Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple Salad with Vanilla and Chile de Arbol Vinaigrette. [26 minutes]

  • Wrapped Treats (#113)

    Pork Tenderloin in a Sweet Citrus Sauce, Baked Plantains and Blackberry and Pecan Tamales are made. [26 minutes]

  • Classic Mexican Food Battles (#201)

    Enchiladas in Red Tomato Sauce, Tampico-Style Steak Combo and Mexican Wedding Cookies are prepared. [26 minutes]

  • School Lunch with a Mexican Twist (#202)

    Street-Style Cut-Up Fruits and Vegetables and Ham and Cheese Torta Sandwiches are served. [26 minutes]

  • A French Twist On Mexico (#203)

    Snapper in Poblano Chile Sauce, Blissful Corn Torte and Cajeta Crepes with Toasted Pecans are made. [26 minutes]

  • Easy Comfort Food (#204)

    Dressed-up Chicken Milanesa, Chayote Squash and Pickled Onion Salad and Chipotle Mashed Potatoes. [26 minutes]

  • Mexican-Style Kids' Party (#205)

    Fun finger foods include Crazy Corn, Chicken Flautas and Chocolate and Cajeta Cupcakes. [26 minutes]

  • Fonda Favorites (#206)

    Meatballs in Chipotle Sauce (Albondigas), White Rice and Fried Plantains and Tres Leches Cake. [26 minutes]

  • Tequila! (#208)

    Ancho Chile and Orange Juice Tequila Chaser, Tequila, Mexican Cream and Chipotle Shrimp and more. [26 minutes]

  • Xochimilco: Cooking with Flowers (#209)

    Squash Blossom Quesadillas and Rose Petal, Marshmallow, Mango and Pistachio Ice Cream are served. [26 minutes]

  • Lip-Smacking Mexican Meal (#210)

    Lip-smacking dishes include Chicken a la Trash, Everyday Green Salad and Impossible Chocoflan. [26 minutes]

  • Puebla: Food from a Colonial Jewel (#211)

    Culinary treats include Creamy Poblano Soup, Chicken Tinga and Glazed Santa Clara Cookies. [26 minutes]

  • Tacos, Tacos, Tacos (#212)

    Bricklayer-Style Beef Tacos, Lime-Rubbed Chicken Tacos with Corn Guacamole and Adobo Fish Tacos. [26 minutes]

  • Naturally Vegetarian Mexican (#213)

    Zucchini Soup with Tortilla Crisps, Cactus Paddle Tostadas and Fluffy Plantain and Pecan Bread. [26 minutes]

  • Born in the Kitchen (#301)

    Shredded Flank Steak with Potatoes in Green Salsa and Mexican Rice with Prawns are prepared. [26 minutes]

  • Pati's Texican (#302)

    Tex-Mex Chili, Poblano, Bacon and Cheddar Skillet Corn Bread and Chocolate Doughnuts are made. [26 minutes]

  • My Three Favorite Boys (#303)

    Alphabet Soup, Molletes, Grilled Cheese and Bean Heroes and Pico de Gallo Salsa are prepared. [26 minutes]

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    Great recipes include Tortilla Soup, Tuna Casserole, Triply Limey Pound Cake and Papaya Relish. [26 minutes]

  • Family Fiesta (#305)

    Carnitas, Salsa Verde with Avocado, Morelia-Style Gazpacho Salad and Grilled Pineapple Margarita. [26 minutes]

  • American Classics, My Way (#306)

    Mac 'N Cheese Mexicano, Chipotle Agave Chicken Wings and Extreme Brownies are served. [26 minutes]

  • Sugar for Hubby (#307)

    Shrimp Cocktail Pacifico, Rodrigo-Style Fish and Flourless Chocolate Pecan Cake are prepared. [26 minutes]

  • Asian Influences In Mexican Cooking (#308)

    Amaranth and Panko Crispy Chicken and Green Beans with Peanuts and Chile de Arbol are made. [26 minutes]

  • Pot Luck Party (#309)

    Michelada Bar, Crab, Cucumber and Jicama Salad and Papa Rellenas with Avocado Sauce are served. [26 minutes]

  • Brunch at the Jinich House (#310)

    Spiced Sweet Mexican Coffee and Mexican-Style Gravlax with Cilantro and Tequila are showcased. [26 minutes]

  • Mexitalian! (#311)

    Recipes include Fish over Fennel Salad with a Jalapeno and Olive Salsa and Guajillo and Garlic. [26 minutes]

  • Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (#312)

    Honey Chipotle Ribs, Spinning Top Cocktail and Mango Guacamole with Tortilla Wedges are prepared. [26 minutes]

  • Pinata Party (#313)

    Delicious recipes include Watermelon, Tomatillo and Mozzarella Skewers with Mint-Agave Syrup. [26 minutes]

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    JuJu's Fruit Smoothie, Big Brunch Enchiladas and Black Beans from the Pot are created. [26 minutes]

  • Adventures In San Miguel (#402)

    Fish with Plums, Pasilla and Tequila and Orange Blossom Rice with Pepitas are prepared. [26 minutes]

  • Taco Night (#403)

    Homemade Corn Tortillas, Fresh Cheese Basket Tacos and Tacos al Pastor with Garnishes are made. [26 minutes]

  • Summer Evening Party (#404)

    Cherry Tomato Jam with Red Wine and Scallions Citrus Chicken with Carrots and Baby Potatoes. [26 minutes]

  • Tamaliza! (#405)

    Cooked Salsa Verde, Chicken in Salsa Verde Tamales and Sweet Corn Tamales are served. [26 minutes]

  • Mexamericana (#406)

    Mexican Crab Cakes with Jalapeno Aioli and Foolproof Pizza Dough are prepared. [26 minutes]

  • Cooking with the Fans (#407)

    Tart Pico de Guac, Chipotle Chicken Pasta Casserole and Marbled Tres Leches Cake are created. [26 minutes]

  • Street Food Favorites (#408)

    Cooked and Seasoned Corn, Miner-Style Enchiladas and Homemade Cajeta are prepared. [26 minutes]

  • Sami's Big Day (#409)

    Sami's Smashed Baby Potatoes and Chipotle Salmon, Bacon and Avocado Sandwich are served. [26 minutes]

  • Modern Mexico (#410)

    Boston Lettuce Salad with Avocado Dressing and Beef and Veggie Mole Stew are showcased. [26 minutes]

  • Family Favorites (#411)

    Chile Rellenos, Salsa Roja, Drunken Rice with Chicken and Meringue Cake are prepared. [26 minutes]

  • Baked! (#412)

    Baked Egg Casserole, Salsa Ranchera, Dulce de Leche and Pecan Cinnamon Rolls are served. [26 minutes]

  • Backyard Picnic (#413)

    Crazy Sandwich with Chicken, Refried Beans and Potato and Poblano Rajas Salad are made. [26 minutes]

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