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.

Mon, Sep 26 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 27 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 28 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 29 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 29 7:30 P.M. Juju's Chocolate-Covered Life     NH CREATE

Pati spends the day with her youngest son, Juju. Juju is known for his obsession with chocolate.

Fri, Sep 30 1:30 A.M. Juju's Chocolate-Covered Life     NH CREATE

Pati spends the day with her youngest son, Juju. Juju is known for his obsession with chocolate.

Fri, Sep 30 10:00 A.M. The World Cup of Tacos     NH EXPLORE

Much like the deep and bitter divide of Salsa Roja vs Salsa Verde, the state of Nuevo Leon is divided between two pro soccer teams: Los Tigres and Los Rayados.

Sat, Oct 1 12:30 P.M. The World Cup of Tacos     NHPBS

Much like the deep and bitter divide of Salsa Roja vs Salsa Verde, the state of Nuevo Leon is divided between two pro soccer teams: Los Tigres and Los Rayados.

Sat, Oct 1 7:30 P.M. Cheesy     NH CREATE

An episode dedicated to one of the Jinich's favorite ingredients: cheese.

Mon, Oct 3 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.

Tue, Oct 4 10:00 A.M. Surfside Eats     NH EXPLORE

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

Wed, Oct 5 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.

Thu, Oct 6 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, Oct 6 7:30 P.M. More Than Just A Meal     NH CREATE

In this episode, Pati makes a few family staples with recipes that have many different uses.

Fri, Oct 7 1:30 A.M. More Than Just A Meal     NH CREATE

In this episode, Pati makes a few family staples with recipes that have many different uses.

Fri, Oct 7 10:00 A.M. Maestros Del Pan     NH EXPLORE

The man who literally wrote the book on Mexican bread, Irving Quiroz, brings Pati into his workshop in Monterrey to teach her how to make traditional campechanas and rich conos de crema.

Sat, Oct 8 12:30 P.M. Maestros Del Pan     NHPBS

The man who literally wrote the book on Mexican bread, Irving Quiroz, brings Pati into his workshop in Monterrey to teach her how to make traditional campechanas and rich conos de crema.

Sat, Oct 8 7:30 P.M. Tijuana's Culinary Revolution     NH CREATE

Pati is in one of Mexico's most up and coming food destinations, Tijuana, where she spends the day with some of the young, fresh talent taking part in Baja's exciting culinary movement.

Mon, Oct 10 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.

Tue, Oct 11 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.

Wed, Oct 12 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.

Thu, Oct 13 10:00 A.M. The Blessing and the Benefit     NH EXPLORE

Pati experiences two important Sonoran culinary traditions.

Thu, Oct 13 7:30 P.M. Tijuana: Stories from the Border     NH CREATE

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.

Fri, Oct 14 1:30 A.M. Tijuana: Stories from the Border     NH CREATE

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.

Fri, Oct 14 10:00 A.M. The Magic of Piloncillo     NH EXPLORE

The Garza family invites Pati to a once-a-year tradition at their vineyard when they open the doors to the whole community to help make Piloncillo, the traditional way.

Sat, Oct 15 12:30 P.M. The Magic of Piloncillo     NHPBS

The Garza family invites Pati to a once-a-year tradition at their vineyard when they open the doors to the whole community to help make Piloncillo, the traditional way.

Sat, Oct 15 7:30 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.

Mon, Oct 17 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.

Tue, Oct 18 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.

Wed, Oct 19 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.

Thu, Oct 20 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.

Thu, Oct 20 7:30 P.M. Baja Breakfast     NH CREATE

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.

Fri, Oct 21 1:30 A.M. Baja Breakfast     NH CREATE

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.

Fri, Oct 21 10:00 A.M. Pioneering from Farm to Table     NH EXPLORE

Huerto Urbano or "urban farm" is solving the problem of diverse local ingredients and food deserts by developing a way to farm in harsh conditions and serving to restaurants and families who want and can afford nutritious food.

Sat, Oct 22 12:30 P.M. Pioneering from Farm to Table     NHPBS

Huerto Urbano or "urban farm" is solving the problem of diverse local ingredients and food deserts by developing a way to farm in harsh conditions and serving to restaurants and families who want and can afford nutritious food.

Sat, Oct 22 7:30 P.M. Mexican Wine Country     NH CREATE

People are traveling from all over the world to discover the new and exciting wine region of Valle de Guadalupe, where Pati samples some of the local wine varietals and catches up with old friends at one of the Valle's oldest wineries.

Mon, Oct 24 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.

Tue, Oct 25 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.

Wed, Oct 26 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, Oct 27 10:00 A.M. Welcome to Guadalajara     NH EXPLORE

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

Thu, Oct 27 7:30 P.M. Loreto: Baja's Hidden Gem     NH CREATE

One of Baja's best-kept secrets, Pati virtually steps back in time in Loreto, a small town on the Gulf of California with a rich history and one-of-a-kind dishes only found here.

Fri, Oct 28 1:30 A.M. Loreto: Baja's Hidden Gem     NH CREATE

One of Baja's best-kept secrets, Pati virtually steps back in time in Loreto, a small town on the Gulf of California with a rich history and one-of-a-kind dishes only found here.

Fri, Oct 28 10:00 A.M. Cantina Culture and the Morning After?     NH EXPLORE

Cantina's have historically been bars that act as men's clubs where men come together to drink, eat and be merry.

Sat, Oct 29 12:30 P.M. Cantina Culture and the Morning After?     NHPBS

Cantina's have historically been bars that act as men's clubs where men come together to drink, eat and be merry.

Sat, Oct 29 7:30 P.M. La Paz: The Heart of Baja Sur     NH CREATE

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.

Mon, Oct 31 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.

Fri, Nov 4 10:00 A.M. Texas Bbq in the Orange Belt     NH EXPLORE

Nobody wants to go to Mexico for Texas style BBQ!

Sat, Nov 5 12:30 P.M. Texas Bbq in the Orange Belt     NHPBS

Nobody wants to go to Mexico for Texas style BBQ!


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