An Italian Cookout
S10 E1026 - 26m 46s
No cookout is complete without a cold salad and Lidia’s "Antipasto" Rice Salad will surely be a favorite, with peppers, artichokes, olives & cheese! Lidia plans a trip to visit her grandson Ethan for a cookout with his roommates and a jar of her Giardiniera! Cheeseburgers always hit the spot, but Lidia gives these some Italian flavor. It’s time to get cookin’ outside with Lidia!
Make it Zucchini
S10 E1024 - 26m 46s
When it's zucchini season, Lidia cooks with this sweet vegetable as much as possible. Risotto makes a great canvas for so many flavors...peas, pancetta, and zucchini. Lidia invites Ethan home for home-cooked food - Egg-Battered Zucchini Roll-Ups. Then Lidia makes a new kind of lasagna - loaded with the flavors of prosciutto cotto & more zucchini! Let the season inspire you!
Update the Classics
S10 E1023 - 26m 46s
Lidia takes the traditional Summer Panzanella a step further with the addition of roasted zucchini & onions. Lidia shares her Fennel Parmigiana recipe with her grandson Lorenzo. Classic puttanesca is a quick, bold, spicy sauce that pairs well with more than just spaghetti. Lidia gets creative and serves it with tuna, eggplant, and zucchini. Respect tradition while updating it the Lidia way!
A Fruitful Meal
S10 E1022 - 26m 46s
Fruit can find its way onto any Italian table. First a refreshing Shrimp & Melon Salad with Basil Mint Pesto. Lidia’s granddaughter Olivia calls to share pictures of her strawberry Fragoncello! Lidia keeps cooking up fruit with her Grape & Ricotta Pizza. This sweet pizza can be served as dessert, brunch or just a snack! Lidia shows us that fruit can add that something special to any meal!
The Fish Market
S10 E1021 - 26m 46s
Memories of fishing keep Lidia craving the fresh taste of the sea. So she cooks up her Skillet Shrimp with Asparagus with crusty bread. Olivia calls Lidia for some inspiration for a dinner party - they discuss a one pan Crispy Baked Cod & Brussel Sprouts with easy cleanup! Then Lidia makes a classic Istrian brodetto with Monkfish and Cannellini beans. The sea is calling, so jump in with Lidia!
S10 E1020 - 26m 46s
Inspired by the colors at the market and in her garden, Lidia cooks up a vibrant Spaghetti with Yellow Tomato Pesto. Lidia’s granddaughter, Julia, couldn’t resist the ruby red strawberries at the farmers’ market and shares pictures of her Quick Strawberry Shortcake with Lidia. Then Lidia is back out on her patio cooks up a colorful Warm Shrimp and Squash Ribbon Salad. It’s a feast for the eyes!
Switch up the Spice
S10 E1019 - 26m 46s
Lidia shows us how delicate & bold saffron can be in her Halibut with Fregola, a sort of fish stew. Lorenzo calls Lidia for inspiration and she shares a simple one pot meal - Eggs Poached in Spicy Tomato Sauce With Eggplant. And her spicy ginger Red Wine Poached Pears served with a rich slice of Lidia’s Olive Oil Cake are a match made in heaven. Join Lidia and dive into a world of spice!
Tiny Kitchen, Big Flavor
S10 E1018 - 26m 46s
Make your kitchen work for you! Lidia whips up a personal favorite, Mushroom Ragu served over a bed of polenta. Lidia reminisces with her granddaughter Julia, discussing her family's Spiced Fruit Compote. Lidia continues cooking with an easy clean-up Skillet Gratinate of Pork, Eggplant & Zucchini. You can create big flavor in any kitchen, just get cooking the Lidia way!
Never Enough Pasta
S10 E1017 - 26m 46s
You can never have enough pasta! First, Lidia pulls together a simple fresh dish of Mezze Rigatoni with a Raw Tomato Sauce. Miles calls looking for a way to refresh his leftover ditalini, and makes a Cheddar Frico filled with the pasta. Then Lidia makes an Asparagus & Spinach Pesto which dresses up some Cavatappi. Pasta…it’s the gift that keeps on giving!
A Warm Welcome
S10 E1016 - 26m 46s
Lidia invites you into her kitchen with a seasonal specialty - Shaved Artichoke, Spinach & Mortadella Salad. Lidia reminds Ethan that mastering Spaghetti with Garlic & Oil can make for endless possibilities with little effort for big flavor. She makes her weeknight twist on a meatloaf - Skillet Ricotta Mini-Meat Loaves. Showstopping and easy go hand in hand with Lidia’s warm welcoming meal.
Can't Go Wrong
S10 E1015 - 26m 46s
Lidia cooks up dishes that always have your loved ones begging for more. She starts with her Pan Pizza, showing us just how easy it is to make at home. Then Lidia gets a call from her grandson Miles, proudly sharing pictures of his Skillet Lasagna! Lidia finishes the all-star lineup with her quick weeknight take on Chicken & Eggplant Parmesan. You can satisfy any craving with this menu!
Stretch Your Meal
S10 E1014 - 26m 46s
Lidia reminds us that leftovers can be an exciting challenge. She whips up a Skillet Sausage & Peppers and imagines all the ways to serve it for round two…if there’s any left! Lidia reaches out to Lorenzo to share her inventive Grated Pasta Soup recipe. And she finishes the meal with a delicious way to fry up your leftover risotto. It’s all about reinventing the leftovers, not just reheating them.
Serving Up Pasta
30 MinutesPenne with cauliflower and green olive pesto and fusilli with salami and roasted peppers; fresh pasta.
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