Pati's Mexican Table

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.

Thu, Aug 11 10:00 A.M. El Chepe, Railway to the Past     NH EXPLORE

Originally conceived as a trade route linking cattle markets in Kansas City to the nearest Pacific Ocean port in Mexico, which is Topolobampo.

Thu, Aug 11 7:30 P.M. Cancun: We Meet Again     NH CREATE

When most people think of the Yucatan Peninsula, they think of Cancun.

Fri, Aug 12 1:30 A.M. Cancun: We Meet Again     NH CREATE

When most people think of the Yucatan Peninsula, they think of Cancun.

Fri, Aug 12 10:00 A.M. Mocorito, The Land of Chilorio     NH EXPLORE

Founded in 1594, Mocorito is a quiet, colorful colonial town known for one of Sinaloa's most beloved recipes: a slow-simmered pork dish called chilorio.

Sat, Aug 13 7:30 P.M. Turkey Day     NH CREATE

Pati and her family celebrate Thanksgiving in the Jinich house.

Mon, Aug 15 10:00 A.M. Surfside Eats     NH EXPLORE

Celestino Gasca didn't exist until about 30 years ago.

Tue, Aug 16 10:00 A.M. A Day In Sinaloa's Countryside     NH EXPLORE

Known as "Mexico's Bread Basket," Sinaloa produces about 40 percent of the meat and produce consumed in all of Mexico.

Wed, Aug 17 10:00 A.M. Home Cooking Sinaloa Style     NH EXPLORE

In this episode, Pati visits home cooks and iconic restaurants all over Sinaloa, sampling some of the state's most iconic dishes.

Thu, Aug 18 10:00 A.M. How Do You Say Tucson?     NH EXPLORE

In this special episode, Pati travels north of the border to Tucson, Arizona, a city that claims to have the best 23 miles of Mexican food anywhere in the world.

Thu, Aug 18 7:30 P.M. Alan Goes to College     NH CREATE

Pati's oldest son, Alan is graduating from high school soon and heading off to college.

Fri, Aug 19 1:30 A.M. Alan Goes to College     NH CREATE

Pati's oldest son, Alan is graduating from high school soon and heading off to college.

Fri, Aug 19 10:00 A.M. Tucson: Gateway to Sonora     NH EXPLORE

In Tucson, Pati learns the basics of artisan bread-making from one of America's best bakers, Don Guerra of Barrio Bakery.

Sat, Aug 20 7:30 P.M. Jose Andres Takes Over     NH CREATE

Pati invites her good friend and celebrity chef, Jose Andres over to cook with her in her kitchen.

Mon, Aug 22 10:00 A.M. Hermosillo Food Crawl     NH EXPLORE

Pati spends a day in Sonora's capital, Hermosillo, visiting some of the city's best culinary destinations.

Tue, Aug 23 10:00 A.M. The Blessing and the Benefit     NH EXPLORE

Pati experiences two important Sonoran culinary traditions.

Wed, Aug 24 10:00 A.M. Carne Asada with La Familia     NH EXPLORE

Pati spends some time with her boys cooking up a classic Sonoran-style meal.

Thu, Aug 25 10:00 A.M. Flour Power     NH EXPLORE

Wheat and meat are two staples of Sonoran cuisine, and Pati shows her take on a classic recipe that uses both, a carne con chile burrito.

Thu, Aug 25 7:30 P.M. One Day In Oaxaca     NH CREATE

Pati shows viewers how to get the most out of one day in the city of Oaxaca.

Fri, Aug 26 1:30 A.M. One Day In Oaxaca     NH CREATE

Pati shows viewers how to get the most out of one day in the city of Oaxaca.

Fri, Aug 26 10:00 A.M. Sonoran Family Favorites for Sami     NH EXPLORE

Pati spends a day in the kitchen with her middle son, Sami, cooking recipes inspired by her travels in Sonora that she knows he'll love.

Sat, Aug 27 7:30 P.M. History of Oaxaca Cuisine     NH CREATE

Pati takes viewers on a deep dive into the history of Oaxaca cuisine from pre-Hispanic origins, to the introduction of Spanish techniques, and finally modern day movements.

Mon, Aug 29 10:00 A.M. Legends of the Sonoran Sea     NH EXPLORE

Pati travels to Sonora's coast on the Sea of Cortez, where local legend Tono Contreras gives her a tour including shellfish on the beach, his restaurant Mariscos El Rey, and his home kitchen for some crave-worthy recipes.

Tue, Aug 30 10:00 A.M. Super Sonoran     NH EXPLORE

Pati makes three classic Sonoran recipes, each one a meal in itself - a fish special called pescado zarandeado, a rich stew called gallina pinta, and a tasty dirty rice with clams.

Wed, Aug 31 10:00 A.M. Cooking for My Crew In Sonora     NH EXPLORE

As Pati travels with her TV production crew through Mexico's vast state of Sonora, she gets inspired by the bold flavors and ingredients.

Thu, Sep 1 10:00 A.M. Sabores Nortenos     NH EXPLORE

Pati is inspired by Sonora's "northern flavors" where the hot, arid desert lends itself to hearty and surprising recipes.

Thu, Sep 1 7:30 P.M. A Queen in the Land of the Gods     NH CREATE

Pati travels to the small town of Teotitlan de Valle to meet with one of the best cooks in Oaxaca, Abigail Mendoza.

Fri, Sep 2 1:30 A.M. A Queen in the Land of the Gods     NH CREATE

Pati travels to the small town of Teotitlan de Valle to meet with one of the best cooks in Oaxaca, Abigail Mendoza.

Fri, Sep 2 10:00 A.M. Welcome to Guadalajara     NH EXPLORE

Pati explores the culinary highlights of Jalisco's capital city, Guadalajara.

Sat, Sep 3 12:30 P.M. Oaxaca Breakfast: Messy and Delicious     NHPBS

Pati visits the town of San Martin Tilcajete to meet Maria and Jacobo at their famous art school.

Sat, Sep 3 7:30 P.M. The Mezcal Trail     NH CREATE

Pati takes a drive to a region in Oaxaca known for producing some of the best mezcal in all of Mexico.

Mon, Sep 5 10:00 A.M. Food Meets Art     NH EXPLORE

Guadalajara is the cultural epicenter of Jalisco, drawing some of the most creative artists, musicians and chefs from all over Mexico.

Tue, Sep 6 10:00 A.M. Jalisco Classics     NH EXPLORE

Pati stops at a couple of Guadalajara's most beloved restaurants for two of the region's classic recipes.

Wed, Sep 7 10:00 A.M. Los Mariachis     NH EXPLORE

Some say that Jalisco is the birthplace of Mariachi.

Thu, Sep 8 10:00 A.M. Escaramuza     NH EXPLORE

Jalisco is famous for its charros, but in this episode, Pati experiences a unique and storied part of this part of the culture: the escaramuza.

Thu, Sep 8 7:30 P.M. From Pueblo to City     NH CREATE

Pati spends a day with one of Oaxaca's best-known chefs and owner of Casa Oaxaca, Alex Ruiz.

Fri, Sep 9 1:30 A.M. From Pueblo to City     NH CREATE

Pati spends a day with one of Oaxaca's best-known chefs and owner of Casa Oaxaca, Alex Ruiz.

Fri, Sep 9 10:00 A.M. Tradition and Innovation     NH EXPLORE

Pati meets chef and historian Maru Toledo who is working to preserve and pass on some of Jalisco's most important regional recipes.

Sat, Sep 10 12:30 P.M. How I Got to Now     NHPBS

People are always asking Pati how she turned a passion for food into a career.

Sat, Sep 10 7:30 P.M. Women of Oaxaca     NH CREATE

Pati meets with women chefs, business owners and leaders of society, exploring the role of women in Oaxaca and their influence on the customs and cuisine.

Mon, Sep 12 10:00 A.M. Getting to the Roots     NH EXPLORE

Pati meets the young chefs and owners of one of Guadalajara's most exciting new restaurants, Xokol, where they are reconnecting with their roots and using heritage corn to create a menu full of delicious dishes.

Tue, Sep 13 10:00 A.M. The Heart of Tequila     NH EXPLORE

One of Jalisco's most popular tourist destinations, and the birthplace of Mexico's most famous spirit, is Tequila.

Wed, Sep 14 10:00 A.M. Double Vallarta     NH EXPLORE

Pati is in one of Mexico's most popular beach destinations, the beautiful town of Puerto Vallarta.

Thu, Sep 15 10:00 A.M. Quiero Mas Tacos     NH EXPLORE

In this episode, Pati celebrates everyone's favorite Mexican creation, the taco.

Thu, Sep 15 7:30 P.M. The Art of Mole     NH CREATE

Pati takes viewers on an in-depth exploration of all things mole.

Fri, Sep 16 1:30 A.M. The Art of Mole     NH CREATE

Pati takes viewers on an in-depth exploration of all things mole.

Fri, Sep 16 10:00 A.M. Pati's Mexican Table     NH EXPLORE

Fri, Sep 16 9:00 P.M. Pati's Mexican Table     NH CREATE

Fri, Sep 16 9:30 P.M. Food Meets Art     NH CREATE

Guadalajara is the cultural epicenter of Jalisco, drawing some of the most creative artists, musicians and chefs from all over Mexico.

Fri, Sep 16 10:00 P.M. Tucson: Gateway to Sonora     NH CREATE

In Tucson, Pati learns the basics of artisan bread-making from one of America's best bakers, Don Guerra of Barrio Bakery.

Fri, Sep 16 10:30 P.M. Pati's Mexican Table     NH CREATE

Fri, Sep 16 11:00 P.M. Tradition and Innovation     NH CREATE

Pati meets chef and historian Maru Toledo who is working to preserve and pass on some of Jalisco's most important regional recipes.

Fri, Sep 16 11:30 P.M. Jinetes, Adventure in the Mountains     NH CREATE

Pati travels into the mountains of Sinaloa to the tiny village of Jinetes - a place that appears to be stuck in time.

Sat, Sep 17 12:00 A.M. Pati's Mexican Table     NH CREATE

Sat, Sep 17 12:30 A.M. The Heart of Tequila     NH CREATE

One of Jalisco's most popular tourist destinations, and the birthplace of Mexico's most famous spirit, is Tequila.

Sat, Sep 17 1:00 A.M. Flour Power     NH CREATE

Wheat and meat are two staples of Sonoran cuisine, and Pati shows her take on a classic recipe that uses both, a carne con chile burrito.

Sat, Sep 17 1:30 A.M. Altata, Hidden Gem by the Sea of Cortez     NH CREATE

Altata is a small town on the coast of Sinaloa, about 45 miles west of Culiacan with stretches of beautiful beaches and delicious seafood at your fingertips.

Sat, Sep 17 10:00 A.M. Pati's Mexican Table     NH CREATE

Sat, Sep 17 10:30 A.M. Food Meets Art     NH CREATE

Guadalajara is the cultural epicenter of Jalisco, drawing some of the most creative artists, musicians and chefs from all over Mexico.

Sat, Sep 17 11:00 A.M. Tucson: Gateway to Sonora     NH CREATE

In Tucson, Pati learns the basics of artisan bread-making from one of America's best bakers, Don Guerra of Barrio Bakery.

Sat, Sep 17 11:30 A.M. Pati's Mexican Table     NH CREATE

Sat, Sep 17 12:00 P.M. Tradition and Innovation     NH CREATE

Pati meets chef and historian Maru Toledo who is working to preserve and pass on some of Jalisco's most important regional recipes.

Sat, Sep 17 12:30 P.M. Jinetes, Adventure in the Mountains     NH CREATE

Pati travels into the mountains of Sinaloa to the tiny village of Jinetes - a place that appears to be stuck in time.

Sat, Sep 17 12:30 P.M. Pati's Mexican Table     NHPBS

Sat, Sep 17 1:00 P.M. Pati's Mexican Table     NH CREATE

Sat, Sep 17 1:30 P.M. The Heart of Tequila     NH CREATE

One of Jalisco's most popular tourist destinations, and the birthplace of Mexico's most famous spirit, is Tequila.

Sat, Sep 17 2:00 P.M. Flour Power     NH CREATE

Wheat and meat are two staples of Sonoran cuisine, and Pati shows her take on a classic recipe that uses both, a carne con chile burrito.

Sat, Sep 17 2:30 P.M. Altata, Hidden Gem by the Sea of Cortez     NH CREATE

Altata is a small town on the coast of Sinaloa, about 45 miles west of Culiacan with stretches of beautiful beaches and delicious seafood at your fingertips.

Sat, Sep 17 7:30 P.M. In Search of La Mixteca     NH CREATE

Pati travels to a region in Oaxaca known as La Mixteca and learns what makes the food and culture so unique.

Sun, Sep 18 12:00 P.M. Pati's Mexican Table     NH CREATE

Sun, Sep 18 12:30 P.M. Food Meets Art     NH CREATE

Guadalajara is the cultural epicenter of Jalisco, drawing some of the most creative artists, musicians and chefs from all over Mexico.

Sun, Sep 18 1:00 P.M. Tucson: Gateway to Sonora     NH CREATE

In Tucson, Pati learns the basics of artisan bread-making from one of America's best bakers, Don Guerra of Barrio Bakery.

Sun, Sep 18 1:30 P.M. Pati's Mexican Table     NH CREATE

Sun, Sep 18 2:00 P.M. Tradition and Innovation     NH CREATE

Pati meets chef and historian Maru Toledo who is working to preserve and pass on some of Jalisco's most important regional recipes.

Sun, Sep 18 2:30 P.M. Jinetes, Adventure in the Mountains     NH CREATE

Pati travels into the mountains of Sinaloa to the tiny village of Jinetes - a place that appears to be stuck in time.

Sun, Sep 18 3:00 P.M. Pati's Mexican Table     NH CREATE

Sun, Sep 18 3:30 P.M. The Heart of Tequila     NH CREATE

One of Jalisco's most popular tourist destinations, and the birthplace of Mexico's most famous spirit, is Tequila.

Sun, Sep 18 4:00 P.M. Flour Power     NH CREATE

Wheat and meat are two staples of Sonoran cuisine, and Pati shows her take on a classic recipe that uses both, a carne con chile burrito.

Sun, Sep 18 4:30 P.M. Altata, Hidden Gem by the Sea of Cortez     NH CREATE

Altata is a small town on the coast of Sinaloa, about 45 miles west of Culiacan with stretches of beautiful beaches and delicious seafood at your fingertips.

Sun, Sep 18 9:00 P.M. Pati's Mexican Table     NH CREATE

Sun, Sep 18 9:30 P.M. Food Meets Art     NH CREATE

Guadalajara is the cultural epicenter of Jalisco, drawing some of the most creative artists, musicians and chefs from all over Mexico.

Mon, Sep 19 2:00 A.M. Pati's Mexican Table     NH CREATE

Mon, Sep 19 2:30 A.M. Food Meets Art     NH CREATE

Guadalajara is the cultural epicenter of Jalisco, drawing some of the most creative artists, musicians and chefs from all over Mexico.

Mon, Sep 19 10:00 A.M. A Local's Tour of Culiacan     NH EXPLORE

Pati visits Culiacan, the capital of the state of Sinaloa.

Mon, Sep 19 9:00 P.M. Tucson: Gateway to Sonora     NH CREATE

In Tucson, Pati learns the basics of artisan bread-making from one of America's best bakers, Don Guerra of Barrio Bakery.

Mon, Sep 19 9:30 P.M. Pati's Mexican Table     NH CREATE

Tue, Sep 20 2:00 A.M. Tucson: Gateway to Sonora     NH CREATE

In Tucson, Pati learns the basics of artisan bread-making from one of America's best bakers, Don Guerra of Barrio Bakery.

Tue, Sep 20 2:30 A.M. Pati's Mexican Table     NH CREATE

Tue, Sep 20 10:00 A.M. Altata, Hidden Gem by the Sea of Cortez     NH EXPLORE

Altata is a small town on the coast of Sinaloa, about 45 miles west of Culiacan with stretches of beautiful beaches and delicious seafood at your fingertips.

Tue, Sep 20 9:00 P.M. Tradition and Innovation     NH CREATE

Pati meets chef and historian Maru Toledo who is working to preserve and pass on some of Jalisco's most important regional recipes.

Tue, Sep 20 9:30 P.M. Jinetes, Adventure in the Mountains     NH CREATE

Pati travels into the mountains of Sinaloa to the tiny village of Jinetes - a place that appears to be stuck in time.

Wed, Sep 21 2:00 A.M. Tradition and Innovation     NH CREATE

Pati meets chef and historian Maru Toledo who is working to preserve and pass on some of Jalisco's most important regional recipes.

Wed, Sep 21 2:30 A.M. Jinetes, Adventure in the Mountains     NH CREATE

Pati travels into the mountains of Sinaloa to the tiny village of Jinetes - a place that appears to be stuck in time.

Wed, Sep 21 10:00 A.M. South By South of the Border with Vivian Howard     NH EXPLORE

Pati welcomes dear friend and fellow public television chef and host Vivian Howard to her kitchen.

Wed, Sep 21 9:00 P.M. Pati's Mexican Table     NH CREATE

Wed, Sep 21 9:30 P.M. The Heart of Tequila     NH CREATE

One of Jalisco's most popular tourist destinations, and the birthplace of Mexico's most famous spirit, is Tequila.

Thu, Sep 22 2:00 A.M. Pati's Mexican Table     NH CREATE

Thu, Sep 22 2:30 A.M. The Heart of Tequila     NH CREATE

One of Jalisco's most popular tourist destinations, and the birthplace of Mexico's most famous spirit, is Tequila.

Thu, Sep 22 10:00 A.M. Los Mochis, Street Taco Favorites     NH EXPLORE

Pati heads to Los Mochis, a coastal city in the northern region of Sinaloa that was founded by Americans in the late 1800s.

Thu, Sep 22 7:30 P.M. Oaxaca Breakfast: Messy and Delicious     NH CREATE

Pati visits the town of San Martin Tilcajete to meet Maria and Jacobo at their famous art school.

Thu, Sep 22 9:00 P.M. Flour Power     NH CREATE

Wheat and meat are two staples of Sonoran cuisine, and Pati shows her take on a classic recipe that uses both, a carne con chile burrito.

Thu, Sep 22 9:30 P.M. Altata, Hidden Gem by the Sea of Cortez     NH CREATE

Altata is a small town on the coast of Sinaloa, about 45 miles west of Culiacan with stretches of beautiful beaches and delicious seafood at your fingertips.

Fri, Sep 23 1:30 A.M. Oaxaca Breakfast: Messy and Delicious     NH CREATE

Pati visits the town of San Martin Tilcajete to meet Maria and Jacobo at their famous art school.

Fri, Sep 23 2:00 A.M. Flour Power     NH CREATE

Wheat and meat are two staples of Sonoran cuisine, and Pati shows her take on a classic recipe that uses both, a carne con chile burrito.

Fri, Sep 23 2:30 A.M. Altata, Hidden Gem by the Sea of Cortez     NH CREATE

Altata is a small town on the coast of Sinaloa, about 45 miles west of Culiacan with stretches of beautiful beaches and delicious seafood at your fingertips.

Fri, Sep 23 10:00 A.M. Pati's Mexican Table     NH EXPLORE


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