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Lidia's Kitchen Previous Broadcasts

Light and Delicious Supper (Episode #125H)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 26, 2015 -- 4:30 PM

Fresh vegetables and dip make a lively, and lovely, precursor to a delicious meal of baked swordfish with lemon, capers, and vinegar; plus versatile Boiled Potatoes with Fresh Mint Sauce.

Good Enough for Grandma (Episode #124H)

KQED Life: Tue, Aug 25, 2015 -- 4:30 PM

Grandma joins Lidia to taste two trusty recipes. A creamy Ricotta and Vegetable Crostata, and a home-style Semolina and Escarole Soup.

Quick Light and Easy Meal Ideas (Episode #220H)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 24, 2015 -- 4:30 PM

It's another episode dedicated to simplicity and delicious ingredients. Here Lidia chooses three great dishes that can be made in very little time but offer great flavors and complexity. They are great as appetizers, sides or by themselves and include Caprese Salad with Celery and Walnuts, Stuffed Artichoke with Tuna and Scallop Salad.

Heart Healthy & Heavenly (Episode #120H)

KQED 9: Sat, Aug 22, 2015 -- 12:30 PM

Lidia prepares a meal of crispy Savory Potatoes baked with tomatoes and a heart-healthy Salmon with Mustard Sauce. Dessert is a light, fluffy Angel Cake, garnished with fresh berries.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 22, 2015 -- 12:30 PM

Rustic and Rich Flavors (Episode #113H)

KQED Life: Fri, Aug 21, 2015 -- 4:30 PM

Lidia prepares a rich Meatball and Eggplant Tagliatelle, an easy Vegetable and Meat Casserole, and a rustic Lentil Country Salad.

Cozy Wintertime Kitchen (Episode #209H)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 20, 2015 -- 4:30 PM

Today is a celebration of some of Lidia's favorite comfort foods. The combination of potatoes and pasta in one dish is not unusual in Italy and in her Pipette with Sweet Potatoes, Lidia adds a beloved American ingredient to give it a nutritious and complex finish. Veal Stew with Onion and Squash is the perfect one-pot meal, in which the protein and vegetables come together. Her Tasty Cauliflower is a recipe that can be used with other boiled or steamed vegetables like potatoes, zucchini and parsnips.

Michelangelo's Favorite Pasta (Episode #123H)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 19, 2015 -- 4:30 PM

Lidia whips up Mafalde Florentine Style - just like il Divino would have ordered it. She also cooks up savory Loin Lamb Chops in a Red Wine Sauce. For dessert - a rustic classic. Grandma Rosa's Apple Cake.

Chicken Three Ways (Episode #122H)

KQED Life: Tue, Aug 18, 2015 -- 4:30 PM

This episode is all about chicken! Lidia shows viewers how to make an easy poached Chicken Breast Salad. Shells with zucchini and Chicken, plus an elegant Sicilian-influenced dish - Chicken Breasts with Orange and Gaeta Olives.

Gnocchi Time Memories with the Grandkids (Episode #219H)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 17, 2015 -- 4:30 PM

Lidia has shared her love for gnocchi and passing on traditions for years, and in this episode, she makes the gnocchi out of cheese. The comforting meal includes: Lentil Country Salad, Cheese Gnocchi with Butter and Sage Sauce, and Pork Pockets Stuffed w/ Pickles and Cheese.

Summertime Delights (Episode #119H)

KQED 9: Sat, Aug 15, 2015 -- 12:30 PM

Lidia prepares a light, healthy summer meal. Beat the heat with a Scallop Salad, savory Seared Sesame Chicken Breast, and a refreshing Mint Granita for dessert.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 15, 2015 -- 12:30 PM

Crostini to Parmigiana (Episode #112H)

KQED Life: Fri, Aug 14, 2015 -- 4:30 PM

Join Lidia as she makes a quick and easy Tomato and Ricotta Crostini. A Tuna Salad with Boiled Zucchini, and take comfort with Eggplant and Rice Parmigiana.

Symphony of Pastas (Episode #208H)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 13, 2015 -- 4:30 PM

There is nothing like pasta to bring Lidia's family to the table. In this episode, Lidia shares some of her favorite pasta dishes including a comforting Baked Rigatoni with Zucchini, a delicious Penne with Ricotta and Mushrooms and one of her personal favorites, Fettuccine with a Clam and Leek Sauce.

Party Favorites (Episode #121H)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 12, 2015 -- 4:30 PM

Today, Lidia is all about an Italian favorite at parties or large family meals - antipasti! She teaches viewers how to prepare four delicious snacks: Giardiniera - cured vegetables; a tasty Anchovy Frittata with Zucchini, a delicious savory Onion Tart, and everybody's favorite - Marinated Meatballs.

Heart Healthy & Heavenly (Episode #120H)

KQED Life: Tue, Aug 11, 2015 -- 4:30 PM

Lidia prepares a meal of crispy Savory Potatoes baked with tomatoes and a heart-healthy Salmon with Mustard Sauce. Dessert is a light, fluffy Angel Cake, garnished with fresh berries.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 22, 2015 -- 12:30 PM

Super Simple Seared Lamb Chops (Episode #218H)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 10, 2015 -- 4:30 PM

Grilled lamb chops are always delicious but in this episode, Lidia sears them in a heavy skillet, pressing them down so that all the surfaces get crisp. She serves the chops with a simple yet elegant red wine sauce made with dried cherries, garlic, bay leaves and rosemary. Served with a Tasty Potato Salad and finished with beautiful Almond and Coffee Cream Mini Tarts, this is a meal that everyone will love!

Rice Is Twice As Nice (Episode #118H)

KQED 9: Sat, Aug 8, 2015 -- 12:30 PM

Lidia teaches viewers to make creamy Clam and Scallion Risotto with tomatoes. She uses the left over risotto to create a Neapolitan Rice and Meat Mold and serves it with a refreshing green salad.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 8, 2015 -- 12:30 PM

Just for the Halibut (Episode #111H)

KQED Life: Fri, Aug 7, 2015 -- 4:30 PM

Lidia prepares Halibut Baked with Mushrooms in a lemon and white wine sauce, Savory Stuffed Peppers with capers and anchovies, and deliciously golden Anise Cookies for dessert.

The Oven Is On (Episode #207H)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 6, 2015 -- 4:30 PM

There is nothing like a warm oven that makes guests feel invited in a kitchen. The heat and the aromas permeate and bring smiles to everyone's faces. In this episode, Lidia shares three of her favorite oven baked dishes - Eggplant and Rice Parmigiana, Vegetable and Meat Casserole, Bread Pudding with Pears.

Summertime Delights (Episode #119H)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 5, 2015 -- 4:30 PM

Lidia prepares a light, healthy summer meal. Beat the heat with a Scallop Salad, savory Seared Sesame Chicken Breast, and a refreshing Mint Granita for dessert.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 15, 2015 -- 12:30 PM

Rice Is Twice As Nice (Episode #118H)

KQED Life: Tue, Aug 4, 2015 -- 4:30 PM

Lidia teaches viewers to make creamy Clam and Scallion Risotto with tomatoes. She uses the left over risotto to create a Neapolitan Rice and Meat Mold and serves it with a refreshing green salad.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 8, 2015 -- 12:30 PM

Seafood Symphony (Episode #217H)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 3, 2015 -- 4:30 PM

Lidia has enjoyed clamming with the locals in Le Marche as well as in Long Island, and in this episode she shares two of her most popular clam dishes: Pappa al Pomodoro with Clams is based on the Tuscan classic - tomato and bread soup. Clam and Scallion Risotto, is a delicious variation of the beloved Linguine with Clams.

Get to Know Your Grains (Episode #117H)

KQED 9: Sat, Aug 1, 2015 -- 12:30 PM

Whole grains are the backbone of a balanced meal as well as this episode. Lidia explains some common whole grains viewers can easily find at their local grocer. She then makes a fresh salad of Cucumbers with Whole Wheat Couscous, a comforting Toasted Grain Soup, and a healthy meal of Baked Whole Wheat Penne and Ceci Beans.

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