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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A Roman Interlude

Rome is one of Lidia's favorite cities, and today's episode features some Roman classic techniques. Recipes include Scallops Saltimbocca and Seared Lamb Chops with Mint Salsa Verde and Roasted Potato Wedges.

  • 2020-02-28T02:30:00-08:00
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Restaurant Inspiration

Fresh pasta with pear and pecorino is a restaurant favorite at Felidia, and Lidia shows how to take that flavor combination and use it in a risotto. She also demonstrates Short Ribs Braised in Barolo with Orzo.

  • 2020-03-06T02:30:00-08:00
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Simply Delizioso

Today, Lidia shares three simply delicious Italian classics - a Shaved Fennel, Radish, Red onion and Prosciutto Cotto appetizer. Lemony Shrimp over Zucchini take the stage for her main course and a light Olive Oil Cake is a perfect finish to the meal.

  • 2020-03-13T03:30:00-07:00
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From Italy to America

Italian American cuisine has a unique history and continues to evolve with time. Lidia will demonstrate one of the traditional favorites - Spaghetti with Meatballs - before sharing a more contemporary Pork Chop Milanese that is a favorite in one of her restaurants.

  • 2020-03-20T03:30:00-07:00
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