lidia's kitchen

A Seaside Buffet

Fish is a staple in Lidia's kitchen and she loves planning dinner parties based on seafood. Today's menu includes swordfish skewers with a sweet and sour sauce, made with balsamic vinegar and bay leaves; and Stuffed Calamari with bread crumbs, hard-boiled eggs, grated cheese, white wine, and parsley.

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Italian All Stars

In this episode, Lidia shares some of her all-time favorites - tomato and onion salad alla Calabrese, a great salad to make in the summer when tomatoes are sweet and ripe. Everyone loves meatballs, and Lidia shows viewers how to use leftovers in a leftover meatball panini. Finally, Lidia stuffs pizza rolls with broccoli rabe and sausage and with ricotta and leeks.

  • 2018-12-17T02:00:00-08:00
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Italy's Heartland

Lidia loves entertaining and today, she shares recipes that are fit for any Italian dinner party. Bruschetta is a great party appetizer, and Lidia shares one of her favorite toppings: cannellini and pancetta bruschetta. Next on the menu is beef and root vegetables braised in red wine, a hearty-one pol meal your guests will love.

  • 2018-12-24T02:00:00-08:00
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Soups On

Soups are a delicious and comforting way to warm up especially in the winter months. On the menu today is spicy Italian soup, Calabria's version of vegetable soup; the perfect simple salad, a simple and light side that works for any kind of soup; and an easy-to-make butternut squash soup, garnished with crispy crumbled bacon.

  • 2018-12-31T02:00:00-08:00
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Crispy Favorites

Fried foods are not eaten often in Italy, but Lidia shares some recipes no one can resist. She makes crispy shrimp, a huge hit in her house that is sure to become a favorite in yours too; crispy baked tomatoes, plum tomatoes topped with bread crumbs and baked in the oven until crispy; and finally, polenta torta with gorgonzola and savoy cabbage, an ideal main course for a hungry crowd.

  • 2019-01-07T02:00:00-08:00
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