lidia's kitchen

Slow Cooking

Slow cooking does take a little time, but it is so rewarding. Today Lidia shares some classic techniques that will make show-stopping dishes for any occasion. Lidia prepares an elegant risotto with mushrooms, finished with parsley, cheese and butter. She then prepares a luscious ziti with pork rib guazzetto. Lidia then shows how to breathe new life into risotto leftovers by breading it and frying it to make a delicious snack or serve it over a salad for a complete meal. Grandma joins Lidia to taste those delicious little nuggets.

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A Cheesy Craving

Italians love cheese, and back in the kitchen, Lidia shares her favorite cheesy appetizers: baked goat cheese, fava, and artichoke dip, baked to golden to perfection; and baked stuffed vegetables, a recipe Lidia often makes when cooking for her family.

  • 2018-10-22T03:00:00-07:00
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Eggs All Day

In today's episode, Lidia shows you how to brunch Italian-style. On the menu are herb frittata roll-ups, a wonderful appetizer to pass around at a cocktail party or for a buffet brunch; pancetta with fennel-flavored eggs and apples, a delicious breakfast or brunch dish served with lots of crusty bread; and potato and egg frico, a favorite breakfast dish in Lidia's family, in which potatoes and cheese are baked together.

  • 2018-10-29T03:00:00-07:00
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Party Favorites

Italians love entertaining and celebrating life with family, friends, and food. Today, Lidia shares recipes that fit any kind of party. She starts with stewed savory peppers, a delicious antipasto, especially when served with lots of grilled or toasted bread. Next, she makes pear bellini, a fruity and bubbly cocktail guests can sip on while enjoying antipasti; and who doesn't love fried balls of rice? Lidia shows viewers how to make rice balls with sausage ragu.

  • 2018-11-05T02:00:00-08:00
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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.

  • 2018-11-12T02:00:00-08:00
    KCET-HD