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GRANDMA'S KITCHEN WISDOM PRESERVED IN NEW COOKING MARATHON
Grandma's Kitchen Wisdom premieres December 1, 2012 at 10 a.m. on WQED-TV

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
November 8, 2012

CONTACT:
George Hazimanolis
412-622-1366
ghazimanolis@wqed.org

GRANDMA’S KITCHEN WISDOM PRESERVED IN NEW COOKING MARATHON
Grandma’s Kitchen Wisdom premieres December 1, 2012 at 10 a.m. on WQED-TV

PITTSBURGH—Grandmothers have been sharing knowledge about food and cooking with their families long before there were food “experts” on television. In WQED’s latest QED Cooks marathon called, Grandma’s Kitchen Wisdom (premiering Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 10 a.m. on WQED-TV) join host Chris Fennimore as he pays homage to these epicurean pioneers by featuring delicious food, remembrances and traditions from guest cooks who will share special secrets and family treasures with viewers. Recipes, stories and tips are currently being accepted through November 26 and may be submitted via e-mail to recipes@wqed.org or by postal mail to:

Grandma’s Kitchen Wisdom
WQED
4802 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

From the over 100 QED Cooks marathons, 16 have been distributed to public television stations around the country through PBS and American Public Television (APT) as the America’s Home Cooking series. These cookbooks are available for purchase from SHOP WQED by calling 1-800-271-1307 or by going to shopwqed.org. QED Cooks also has its own webpage complete with selected recipes, a full list of available cookbooks and a monthly blog written by Fennimore.

WQED Pittsburgh has a proud history of honors, including 134 National and Mid-Atlantic Emmy® Awards, an Academy Award, and many, many others, including two Emmy® Awards for Station Excellence. WQED was founded in 1954 as the nation’s first community-supported broadcaster. The people of WQED create, produce and distribute quality programs, products and services to engage, inform, educate and entertain the public within their community and around the world. WQED Pittsburgh is one of the first broadcasters in the country to be fully high-definition (HD) in its studio and field production capabilities. It is the parent company of WQED-TV (PBS); WQED: The Neighborhood Channel; WQED: The Create Channel; WQED Showcase; Classical WQED-FM 89.3/Pittsburgh; Classical WQEJ-FM 89.7/Johnstown; the Pittsburgh Concert Channel at WQED-HD2 (89.3-2FM) and online at www.wqed.org/fm; local and national television and radio productions; WQED Interactive (www.wqed.org) and iQ: smartmedia, WQED’s Educational initiative (www.wqed.org/edu).


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