Lidia Celebrates America

Lidia Celebrates America: Overcoming the Odds - Preview

In this hour-long Lidia Celebrates America special, Lidia travels from big cities to small pockets of rural America, both in person and virtually, to share the inspiring stories of a diverse group of resilient Americans who have overcome extraordinary odds in their own lives, found purpose in serving their communities, and turned their loss into inspiring accomplishments.

Lidia Celebrates America: Overcoming the Odds - Preview

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    Lidia Cooks Mussels Triestina

    S1 E3 - 9m 24s

    To accompany her latest special, Lidia also hosts a series of short cooking videos. Each reflects her beloved teaching style, mixed with a dash of storytelling. Today Lidia is in her kitchen making Mussels Triestina, a simple ten-minute dish that brings up memories of her childhood. Find out Lidia’s tricks of the trade for cooking mussels, things that give the dish her signature style.

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    Lidia Celebrates America: Flavors That Define Us

    55m 46s

    Chef and Italian immigrant Lidia Bastianich shares stories of first, second and third-generation Americans shaping the shifting definition of what it means to be an American. As America grows more diverse than ever before, immigrants must figure out how much of their culture to keep and what to leave behind, and many are more openly sharing their heritage with a new country they now call home.

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    Julia Child’s Favorite Mushroom Risotto

    S1 E2 - 8m 53s

    To accompany her latest special, Lidia also hosts a series of short cooking videos. Each reflects her beloved teaching style, mixed with a dash of storytelling. Watch Lidia make Mushroom Risotto, while telling the story of opening her first restaurant, Felidia, as young woman. Hear what happened when Julia Child and James Beard came in to the restaurant asking specifically for the Risotto.

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