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 6 7:30 P.M. Mexamericana     NH CREATE

Pati's family is the perfect example of cultures colliding - Mexican and American.

Fri, Aug 7 1:30 A.M. Mexamericana     NH CREATE

Pati's family is the perfect example of cultures colliding - Mexican and American.

Fri, Aug 7 10:00 A.M. La Paz: The Heart of Baja Sur     NH EXPLORE

In the crystal clear waters off Baja Sur's breathtaking capital, La Paz, Pati swims with whale sharks, then satiates the appetite she worked up with some must-eat local food.

Sat, Aug 8 12:30 P.M. Tijuana: Stories from the Border     NHPBS

Life on the border is a melting pot of cultures and cuisines that creates a unique culinary scene like no other, and Pati dives deep to get the real story of what life and food are like on the border.

Sat, Aug 8 7:30 P.M. Cooking with the Fans     NH CREATE

Pati is in constant contact with her fans - through Facebook, Twitter, email - and they love to give her feedback on her recipes.

Mon, Aug 10 10:00 A.M. Road Trippin' with Javier Plascencia     NH EXPLORE

One of the region's most celebrated chefs, Javier Plascencia, gives Pati a tour of the Baja he knows and loves before they make their way to his newest restaurant, Jazamango.

Tue, Aug 11 10:00 A.M. The Godmother of Cabo Cuisine     NH EXPLORE

Pati spends the day in Los Cabos with local legend Edith Jimenez, who worked her way up from waitress to living out her dream of owning the restaurant.

Wed, Aug 12 10:00 A.M. Los Cabos By Land & Sea     NH EXPLORE

Along with Chef Guillermo Gomez of Cabo's luxurious Esperanza Hotel, Pati sets out into the Sea of Cortez to reel in the catch-of-the-day that they will later grill up beachside.

Thu, Aug 13 10:00 A.M. New York     NH EXPLORE

Pati is invited to cook a special Cinco de Mayo dinner at the prestigious James Beard House in New York, then she visits three Mexican-American chefs in the city who are using food as a way of pursuing their dreams in America, creating their own successful businesses, and honoring traditional Mexican recipes and ingredients.

Thu, Aug 13 7:30 P.M. Street Food Favorites     NH CREATE

Street food has always been popular, but these days it's booming as more and more chefs are bringing food trucks and stands to the streets!

Fri, Aug 14 1:30 A.M. Street Food Favorites     NH CREATE

Street food has always been popular, but these days it's booming as more and more chefs are bringing food trucks and stands to the streets!

Fri, Aug 14 10:00 A.M. Photographic Food Memories     NH EXPLORE

Friends and family always tell Pati she has an extraordinary photographic food memory, so she decides to recreate some of her most favorite food memories in her own kitchen and give the stories behind the dishes.

Sat, Aug 15 12:30 P.M. Ensenada's Epic Seafood     NHPBS

Pati eats her way through the port of Ensenada, a hub for seafood exportation where fresh fish is everywhere you look.

Sat, Aug 15 7:30 P.M. Sami's Big Day     NH CREATE

This show is all about Pati's middle son, Sami. Being stuck in the middle of first born, Alan, and Mr.

Mon, Aug 17 10:00 A.M. Mex'd Up American Regional Favorites     NH EXPLORE

Pati's passion for travel doesn't stop with Mexico, she also has a soft spot for her travels in the USA.

Tue, Aug 18 10:00 A.M. A Local's Tour of Culiacan     NH EXPLORE

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

Wed, Aug 19 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.

Thu, Aug 20 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.

Thu, Aug 20 7:30 P.M. Modern Mexico     NH CREATE

Mexican cuisine is full of long-standing traditional recipes and techniques.

Fri, Aug 21 1:30 A.M. Modern Mexico     NH CREATE

Mexican cuisine is full of long-standing traditional recipes and techniques.

Fri, Aug 21 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.

Sat, Aug 22 7:30 P.M. Family Favorites     NH CREATE

Every family has passed-down recipes, and Pati's family is certainly no exception.

Thu, Aug 27 7:30 P.M. Baked!     NH CREATE

Mexican cuisine is chock-full of grilled, roasted, fried and frozen recipes, but for those looking to expand their repertoire with some baked recipes, this episode is for you!

Fri, Aug 28 1:30 A.M. Baked!     NH CREATE

Mexican cuisine is chock-full of grilled, roasted, fried and frozen recipes, but for those looking to expand their repertoire with some baked recipes, this episode is for you!

Fri, Sep 4 1:30 A.M. Chachi's Champoton Kitchen     NH CREATE

Pati heads to the coastal city of Champoton, located an hour south of Campeche.

Sat, Sep 5 7:30 P.M. Merida - Exploring with the Locals     NH CREATE

The Yucatan Peninsula is known for its vast jungles, underground cenotes, pristine beaches, ancient architecture and sensational food.

Mon, Sep 7 10:00 A.M. A Taste of Mazatlan     NH EXPLORE

Sinaloa's premiere resort town claims 13-miles of beautiful Pacific coastline with boardwalks and pristine streets lined with brightly-colored homes and some of the best restaurants in Mexico.

Tue, Sep 8 10:00 A.M. El Fuerte, Magic Town     NH EXPLORE

Pati travels to the northern part of Sinaloa and the town of El Fuerte, one of Mexico's "Pueblos Magicos" or magic towns.

Wed, Sep 9 10:00 A.M. Jinetes, Adventure in the Mountains     NH EXPLORE

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

Thu, Sep 10 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, Sep 10 7:30 P.M. Celestun - Coastal Cooking     NH CREATE

Pati's favorite way to experience a new place is on the arm of a local.

Fri, Sep 11 1:30 A.M. Celestun - Coastal Cooking     NH CREATE

Pati's favorite way to experience a new place is on the arm of a local.

Fri, Sep 11 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, Sep 12 12:30 P.M. Baja Breakfast     NHPBS

In Valle De Guadalupe, Pati visits one of the legendary cooks in the area, Dona Esthela, whose restaurant is known for serving up one of the tastiest breakfasts in the world.

Sat, Sep 12 7:30 P.M. Sunday Family Food     NH CREATE

Sunday in Merida is a day not to miss. It is a joyous weekly celebration of food, dancing, and culture.

Mon, Sep 14 10:00 A.M. Surfside Eats     NH EXPLORE

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

Tue, Sep 15 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, Sep 16 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, Sep 17 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, Sep 17 7:30 P.M. Campeche - Tale of a Pirate City     NH CREATE

Join Pati as she explores Campeche, a bright beautiful colonial city defined by its history of piracy.

Fri, Sep 18 1:30 A.M. Campeche - Tale of a Pirate City     NH CREATE

Join Pati as she explores Campeche, a bright beautiful colonial city defined by its history of piracy.

Fri, Sep 18 10:00 A.M. Born in the Kitchen     NH EXPLORE

Pati travels to Mexico City to reconnect with her father and help him cook one of her favorite childhood meals: Huevos a la Mexicana.

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

Fri, Sep 18 9:30 P.M. A Local's Tour of Culiacan     NH CREATE

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

Fri, Sep 18 10:00 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 18 10:30 P.M. Ensenada's Epic Seafood     NH CREATE

Pati eats her way through the port of Ensenada, a hub for seafood exportation where fresh fish is everywhere you look.

Fri, Sep 18 11:00 P.M. Pati's Mexican Table     NH CREATE

Fri, Sep 18 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.

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