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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Spice It Up

Spices impart a lot of flavor to a recipe, and today Lidia shows viewers how to use different spices. First on the menu is mussels with fennel and saffron, an elegant and luxurious way to serve mussels. Lidia loves peperoncino in almost any dish, especially when making spicy stuffed clams. And finally, Lidia makes chicken and zucchini salad with horseradish dressing.

  • 2019-01-28T02:00:00-08:00
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A Perfect Roast

Roasting enhances the flavor of any kind of meat and Lidia often makes a roast for family meals. Today's menu includes a salad of warm greens with bacon and mushrooms; an easy and elegant roasted pork loin with cabbage and dried cherry sauce; and roasted pear, blueberry and grape compote for dessert.

  • 2019-02-04T02:00:00-08:00
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Southern Italian Salads

Calabria is famous for its fiery salami spread, 'nduja. It is delicious on warm grilled bread, and Lidia shows viewers how to make a bruschetta with 'nduja. She then makes raw and cooked salad for summer with green beans and tomatoes, a wonderful way to enjoy seasonal vegetables.

  • 2019-02-11T02:00:00-08:00
    KCET-HD