Food

Lidia's Kitchen

Season eight of LIDIA'S KITCHEN: REFLECTING AND RECONNECTING features stories that shaped Lidia Bastianich as a person and as a chef. Throughout the 26-part series, Lidia shares anecdotes and recipes from her childhood, when times were sometimes challenging, but happy and fulfilling.

An Italian Lunchbox

26m 46s

Lidia shares some lunch-on-the-go ideas to make the American tradition more Italian, including a nourishing Shaved Fennel, Red Onion, and Prosciutto Cotto Salad. And for an easy, packable sweet finish, she makes a Cherry Jam Tart with Wild Cherries from Emilia Romagna. She also shares her Prosciutto, Scallion, and Egg Sandwich with her grandson Ethan via zoom.

Episodes

  • An Italian Lunchbox: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    An Italian Lunchbox

    S9 E904 - 26m 46s

    Lidia shares some lunch-on-the-go ideas to make the American tradition more Italian, including a nourishing Shaved Fennel, Red Onion, and Prosciutto Cotto Salad. And for an easy, packable sweet finish, she makes a Cherry Jam Tart with Wild Cherries from Emilia Romagna. She also shares her Prosciutto, Scallion, and Egg Sandwich with her grandson Ethan via zoom.

  • Family Meal: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Family Meal

    S9 E903 - 26m 46s

    Lidia loves gathering around the table with her family to share a meal. She starts with a Balsamic Chicken Stir Fry, an Italian-style sweet-sound-sour glazed chicken. She then connects with friend and cookbook author, Mimi Thorisson, to see how she made her traditional frico recipe.Next is a sweet Grape & Ricotta Pizza that can be served as a dessert, brunch treat, or even a crowd-pleasing snack.

  • Cheese Please!: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Cheese Please!

    S9 E902 - 26m 46s

    Lidia explains Italy's cheese culture. She shows how it’s easy to add it to almost any dish. Recipes include Chopped Salad with Frisee and Fennel, and a summertime-inspired Tomato and Zucchini Bread Lasagna. She shares some family culinary moments via zoom with her grandson Miles, who is making Braised Beef Rolls for his housemates in college.

  • What’s For Dinner?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    What’s For Dinner?

    S9 E901 - 26m 46s

    Lidia tosses together Arborio rice with bright, flavorful olives, roasted peppers, artichokes, and provolone to create a satisfying and vibrant “Antipasto” Rice Salad. She also pulls together a Sauteed Chicken dressed in a Bright Lemon Caper Sauce over Spinach. Lidia also shares some culinary family moments with her grandson Lorenzo after he prepared her “Mushroom Gratinate” recipe.

Schedule

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    Lidia's Kitchen

    Saturday
    Oct 30

    30 Minutes

    Lidia Bastianich creates simple, seasonal and economical dishes.
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    Lidia's Kitchen: TVSS: Iconic

    Lidia's Kitchen

    Saturday
    Nov 6

    30 Minutes

    Lidia Bastianich creates simple, seasonal and economical dishes.

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