Food

Pati's Mexican Table

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, her family life, and her ongoing conversations with cooks in both Mexico and the US.

Loreto: Baja’s Hidden Gem

24m 59s

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.

Episodes

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    Sabores Norteños

    S9 E10 - 25m 12s

    Pati is inspired by Sonora’s “northern flavors” where the hot, arid desert lends itself to hearty and surprising recipes. She makes traditional tamales with corn, chiles, and cheese, and then for the main course, pork chops topped with a pickled grape salad. In Sonora, she visits a traditional hacienda, where she gets a true taste of Sonoran ranch food.

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    Cooking for my Crew in Sonora

    S9 E9 - 25m 13s

    As Pati travels with her TV production crew through Mexico’s vast state of Sonora, she gets inspired by the bold flavors and ingredients. They stop at a beautiful hacienda outside of Hermosillo, where Pati prepares her take on a true Sonoran feast in a rustic outdoor kitchen. As a thank you, this meal is for the crew.

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    Super Sonoran

    S9 E8 - 25m 12s

    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. In Sonora, she visits vacation destination Puerto Peñasco, where some of the town’s best chefs take her to the local market and invite her for a feast of their favorite recipes from the region.

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    Legends of the Sonoran Sea

    S9 E7 - 25m 12s

    Pati travels to Sonora’s coast on the Sea of Cortez, where local legend Toño Contreras gives her a tour including shellfish on the beach, his restaurant Mariscos El Rey, and his home kitchen for some crave-worthy recipes. She meets another local legend, a seafood stand owner known as “The Surgeon” for her great knife skills. This inspires Pati to make seafood-loaded recipes at home.

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    Sonoran Family Favorites for Sami

    S9 E6 - 25m 12s

    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. In Sonora, Pati sees firsthand how the family bond can be the secret to delicious recipes at two famous family run street food stands, Johnny’s Tacos in Hermosillo and Los Bochos in Cócorit.

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    Flour Power

    S9 E5 - 25m 31s

    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. In Sonora, she tours one of Hermosillo’s oldest flour mills and gets a lesson on making coyotas, a traditional dessert, at a local bakery. Then, Pati shows us how to make coyotas at home.

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    Carne Asada with La Familia

    S9 E4 - 25m 12s

    Pati spends some time with her boys cooking up a classic Sonoran-style meal. First, she teaches them the basics of a true Sonoran tradition — carne asada. Then, for dessert, a whipped peanut buttercream and grape galette.

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    The Blessing and The Benefit

    S9 E3 - 25m 11s

    Pati experiences two important Sonoran culinary traditions. First, on the coast in Bahía Kino, local fishermen receive “the blessing” from a woman from the Seri tribe before heading out on the water to catch giant sea scallops. Then, in the mountain town of Matape, Nere, one of Sonora’s few female butchers, skillfully breaks down a cow to feed the community in a tradition called “the benefit.”

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    Hermosillo Food Crawl

    S9 E2 - 25m 12s

    Pati spends a day in Sonora’s capital, Hermosillo, visiting some of the city’s best culinary destinations. From gigantic burritos at Doña Guille, to a meat lover’s feast with the owner of the popular restaurant Mochomos, mingling with the young crowd at La Ruina brew park, and a treat no trip would be complete without, Sonoran hot dogs.

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    Tucson: Gateway to Sonora

    S9 E1 - 25m 12s

    In Tucson, Pati learns the basics of artisan bread-making from one of America’s best bakers, Don Guerra of Barrio Bakery. This experience prompts her to cross into Sonora, Mexico, to see where the Sonoran wheat he uses originates. Pati takes what she learned back to her kitchen to create a menu of tasty recipes using wheat flour.

Schedule

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    Sonoran Family Favorites for Sami

    Monday
    Aug 2

    30 Minutes

    Cooking recipes inspired by a visit to Sonora; two family-run street food stands in Sonora -- Johnny's Tacos in Hermosillo and Los Bochos in Cocorit.
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    Legends of the Sonoran Sea

    Monday
    Aug 2

    30 Minutes

    Exploring Sonora's coast on the Sea of Cortez; shellfish on the beach; Mariscos El Rey restaurant; seafood stand owner known as "The Surgeon"; seafood-loaded recipes.
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    Super Sonoran

    Tuesday
    Aug 3

    30 Minutes

    Three classic Sonoran recipes -- a fish special called pescado zarandeado, a stew called gallina pinta and dirty rice with clams; the vacation destination Puerto Penasco.
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    Cooking for My Crew in Sonora

    Tuesday
    Aug 3

    30 Minutes

    The bold flavors and ingredients of Sonora inspire Pati Jinich to prepare her version of a true Sonoran feast in a rustic outdoor kitchen.
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    Sabores Norteños

    Wednesday
    Aug 4

    30 Minutes

    Traditional tamales made with corn, chilies and cheese; pork chops topped with a pickled grape salad; a traditional hacienda featuring Sonoran ranch food.
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    Sabores Norteños

    Wednesday
    Aug 4

    30 Minutes

    Traditional tamales made with corn, chilies and cheese; pork chops topped with a pickled grape salad; a traditional hacienda featuring Sonoran ranch food.
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    Good Morning, Mexico

    Thursday
    Aug 5

    30 Minutes

    JuJu's fruit smoothie; big brunch enchiladas; black beans from the pot; nopalitos with sauteed corn and guajillo.
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    Born in the Kitchen

    Thursday
    Aug 5

    30 Minutes

    Huevos a la Mexicana; shredded flank steak with potatoes in green salsa; Mexican rice with prawns; orange vanilla flan.
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    Adventures in San Miguel

    Friday
    Aug 6

    30 Minutes

    Fish with plums, pasilla and tequila; orange blossom rice with pepitas; chardonnay mango pecan tart.
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    Pati's Texican

    Friday
    Aug 6

    30 Minutes

    Tex-Mex chili; poblano, bacon and cheddar skillet cornbread; Mexican chocolate doughnuts.
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    Taco Night

    Monday
    Aug 9

    30 Minutes

    Homemade corn tortillas; cheese basket tacos; tacos al pastor with garnishes; achiote adobo; chile de arbol and tomatillo quick salsita.
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    My Three Favorite Boys

    Monday
    Aug 9

    30 Minutes

    Alphabet soup; molletes, grilled cheese and bean hero sandwiches; pico de gallo salsa; dulce de leche cheesecake.
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    Summer Evening Party

    Tuesday
    Aug 10

    30 Minutes

    Cherry tomato jam with red wine and scallions; citrus chicken with carrots and baby potatoes; bell peppers, cucumbers and chickpea salad; vanilla custard.
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    Meals in a Minute

    Tuesday
    Aug 10

    30 Minutes

    Tortilla soup; tuna casserole; lime pound cake; papaya relish.
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    Tamaliza!

    Wednesday
    Aug 11

    30 Minutes

    Cooked salsa verde; chicken in salsa verde tamales; sweet corn tamales; Tamara's fresh from the garden green rice; Mexican masa chocolate drink.
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    Family Fiesta

    Wednesday
    Aug 11

    30 Minutes

    Carnitas; salsa verde with avocado; Morella-style gazpacho salad; grilled pineapple margarita.
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    Mexamericana

    Thursday
    Aug 12

    30 Minutes

    Mexican crab cakes with jalapeno aioli; pizza dough; pizza sauce; poblano, corn and zucchini pizza; carne asada and cebollitas pizza; chorizo hamburgers.
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    American Classics, My Way

    Thursday
    Aug 12

    30 Minutes

    Macaroni and cheese Mexicano; chipotle agave chicken wings; brownies with caramelized pecans.
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    Cooking With the Fans

    Friday
    Aug 13

    30 Minutes

    Tart pico de guac; chipotle chicken pasta casserole; marbled tres leches cake.
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    Sugar for Hubby

    Friday
    Aug 13

    30 Minutes

    Shrimp cocktail Pacifico; Rodrigo-style fish; flourless chocolate pecan cake.

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