lidia's kitchen

"Lidia's Kitchen" is a paean to the importance of mealtime. Over the course of 26 episodes, Daytime Emmy winner Lidia Bastianich conjures simple, seasonal and economical dishes with grace, confidence and love. She teaches viewers to draw on their roots, allow for spontaneity, and cultivate a sense of home in the kitchen. Lidia makes rustic staples, including oatmeal biscuits, apple cider-braised pork shoulder, potato pizza, salmon with mustard sauce, country onion soup, lentil country salad and Grandma Rosa's apple cake. Filled with tips and techniques collected through years in the kitchen and at the family table, Lidia channels her passion for teaching into a fun and trustworthy curriculum of kitchen wisdom.

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Great Grains

Grains are back in style, yet Italians have been using them for centuries. Lidia shares some of her favorite grain based recipes in this episode including: Risotto with Mushrooms; Barley, Kale & Butternut Squash Risotto; and Polenta Torta with Gorgonzola and Savory Cabbage.

  • 2020-08-28T03:30:00-07:00
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Cultured Comforts

There are so many varieties of cheese in Italy, and today's recipes feature some delicious ones. Lidia will make a Crostata with Mushrooms and Onion; A quick Salad and Chicken "Involtini" with Kale Pesto.

  • 2020-09-04T03:30:00-07:00
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Restaurant's Greatest Hits

In this episode, Lidia shares some of her flagship restaurant's favorite recipes that can be made at home. They include "gnudi" (Spinach and Ricotta Dumplings); and a flavorful Whole Roasted Branzino. She'll also be talking "restaurant secrets" with some of her chefs in this episode.

  • 2020-09-11T03:30:00-07:00
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