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Potato Pizza (#115H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Potato Pizza! Lidia creates a dough made from potatoes and tops it with fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil, oregano, and Grana Padano. She pairs it with a cozy Barley Soup for a complete meal.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 4, 2015 -- 4:30pm

Chicken Three Ways (#122H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 5, 2015 -- 12:30pm
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Lemony Chicken - A Family Favorite (#222H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In this episode, Lidia creates a dish that is perfect for family and holiday gatherings. Packed with flavor, this crispy oven baked chicken is bursting with lemon goodness. As a side, she makes a Celery Gratin and a Belgian and Walnut Salad.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 7, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me

Fall's Flavorful Favorites (#202H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In this episode, Lidia creates a seasonal meal that says "Family Time! " Pork and grapes are a natural combination, and in today's menu she prepares Pork Medallions with Grapes; Baked Fennel with Sage and for dessert, a colorful and perfect cold weather Orange in Marsala for dessert.

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Simple Weekday Dinner Ideas (#203H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Are you always in rush to prepare something quick yet delicious for dinnertime? In this episode, Lidia shares three of her favorite quick and simple meal ideas-all of which can work as an appetizer, a lunch or quick dinner. They include: Scallops, Scallion and Mushrooms; Chicken Breasts with Orange and Gaeta Olives; Tuna with Mimosa Sauce.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 9, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me

Heartwarming Comfort Foods (#212H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Who doesn't love comfort food?? In this episode, Lidia shares some of her most requested and delicious comfort food recipes: Pasta and Bean Soup; Decadent Ham in Marsala Sauce; and her Italian version of one of America's favorites: Hamburger with Homemade Ketchup.

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Seafood Surprises (#116H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Lidia breaks down the artichoke and shows how simple they are to prepare and use. She stuffs them with a delicious light salad of tuna, capers, and hard boiled eggs. She matches Grouper with potatoes and peppers to create a lovely balanced dish. Grandma arrives in time for dessert - jam filled Mezze Lune Frite.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 11, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me

Michelangelo's Favorite Pasta (#123H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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Garden of Goodness (#223H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Lidia believes in cooking according to season, and when springtime comes, she and her family all work together to create a beautiful garden. In this episode, she shares four delicious recipes that celebrate the bounty of the summertime garden: Tuna Salad with Boiled Zucchini, String Bean Salad with Capers and Basil, Whole What Cous Cous with Cucumbers, and finally Shells with Chicken and Zucchini.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 14, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me

Garlic and Onion Steal The Show (#204H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Garlic and Onions appear in many Italian dishes, and in this episode they actually become the "star ingredients." Lidia starts the meal with a quick and easy Savory Onion Tart followed by a delicious, mild and creamy Garlic Risotto. For dessert, it's all about chocolate with the moist Torta Caprese.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 15, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me

A Little Spice with a Hint of Beer (#205H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

There is nothing more delicious than butterflied poultry with super crispy chicken. In this episode, Lidia starts with a Spicy Butterflied Cornish Hen made with hot cherry peppers, rosemary and wine. She then pulls out the beer to add to her Potatoes Baked in Beer. Our favorite Grandma Erminia joins Lidia to taste the Squash and Ricotta Tart.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 16, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me

More Family Favorites (#213H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In this episode, Lidia prepares three regional Italian dishes - from Piedmont to Tuscany to Emilia Romagna. Her colorful Peppers Piedmontese are a great addition to any antipasto or buffet table, her Mafalde Michelangelo Style is a delicious pasta dish based on dish attributed to Michelangelo. Lastly she shares a Filet Mignon Italian Style with Balsamic Reduction using this liquid gold from the area of Modena.

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Get to Know Your Grains (#117H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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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  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 18, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me

Good Enough for Grandma (#124H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 19, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me

A Light Summery Meal (#224H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Today, Lidia serves a beautiful Striped Bass with Tomato Pesto over a bed of fennel as the star of the meal. She then creates a tasty dish of Mint String Beans. For dessert, summer is still the theme with Peach Granita, although the granita technique can be made with all kinds of seasonal fruits.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 21, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me

Family Favorites (#206H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's all about family in this episode as Lidia shares three of her favorite family recipes. Marinated Meatballs, Zucchini Parmigiana, Artichoke Carbonara and Jam Filled Mezzaluna are the stars of this episode.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 22, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me

The Oven Is On (#207H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 23, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me

Dinnertime Soup and Sandwich (#214H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Lidia fell in love with the Soup and Sandwich concept shortly after she arrived in America. And soups are one of her favorite creations to make. In this episode, she prepares a velvety Spinach and Chickpea Soup; an Italian style Baked Toast Sandwich and to finish, she enjoys some Oatmeal Crepes with her grandson Ethan.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Sep 24, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me
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Rice Is Twice As Nice (#118H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 25, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me

Light and Delicious Supper (#125H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 26, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Versatile Tomato and All Things Italian (#225H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Tomatoes are known in the Italian culture although the tradition goes way beyond the simple tomato sauce. Lidia gathers some of her favorite tomato based recipes and shares them in this episode including: Tomato and Mint Salad, Tomato and Ricotta Crostini, Spaghetti with Quick Pantry Sauce. She finishes with a Gluttonous Tomato-a perfect appetizer or lunch dish starring oven baked tomatoes stuffed with bread, grated cheese and seasonings and topped with farm fresh eggs.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me

Symphony of Pastas (#208H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 29, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me

Cozy Wintertime Kitchen (#209H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 30, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me

Sweetest of Sweets (#215H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Today's episode features a collection of the best of Italian dolce or sweets - from cookies to cake to pudding. Lidia begins this episode with Anise Cookies, then prepares a Mint Granita, a light and heavenly Angel Cake with Fresh Berries, and lastly a Rice Pudding with a Blessing, inspired by one of the convents in Italy.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 1, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me
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Summertime Delights (#119H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 2, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me

Piemonte Peppers (#126H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Peppers Piemontese are so much more than roasted red peppers. Lidia shows you how to create this classic dish. A cozy Country Style Fava Soup will send you back in time. For dessert - every culture has a crepe - and in northern Italy, it's Oatmeal Palacinke.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 3, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Going Fishing (#226H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's all about fresh seafood in this episode with three of Lidia's most requested fish recipes: Clam Bruschetta features crusty Italian bread, still warm from the grill with clam sauce; Halibut Baked with Mushrooms in a Lemon and White Wine Sauce is a great weeknight meal as is Grouper with Potatoes and Peppers.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 5, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me

A Perfect Weeknight Meal (#210H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Preparing a delicious and nutritious weeknight meal for the family is not always easy but Lidia shares some of her quickest and simplest recipes that will work in any kitchen. The menu includes: Carrot and Apple Salad; Salmon Fillets with Prosecco served with Savory Potatoes and Apple Crumble - a dessert that can be made with almost any seasonal fruit.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 6, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me

Grandma's Favorites (#211H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In this episode, Lidia honors the Grandmothers of the family. She starts with a delicious and quick Skillet Gratin of Mushrooms and Chicken, one of her mother's favorites. As the chicken is cooking, she heads to the side dish, Celery Potatoes and Tomatoes. Joining her at the end of the show is Lidia's granddaughter, Julia to taste Grandma Rosa's Apple Cake.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 7, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me

I Love Eggs (#216H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Lidia LOVES eggs, and in this episode, she shares four super simple recipes that feature this amazing ingredient that Lidia recalls fondly from her own grandmother's courtyard in Istria. Oregano Eggs and Anchovy Frittata are delicious appetizers or main courses. The Rustic Salad is a great meal idea with lots of complex textures and flavors. For a sweet finish, Lidia whips up Zabaglione with Fresh Fruit.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 8, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 27, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me

Heart Healthy & Heavenly (#120H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 9, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me

Episode #301H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 10, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me
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Steak Night with London Broil (#201H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

There is nothing better than a great piece of meat! In today's episode, Lidia takes a less expensive cut, London Broil, and marinates it to perfection. Her menu includes a delicious Vegetable Patty served with green salad which works as an appetizer or by itself as a quick lunch; London Broil with Sundried Tomato Marinade and one of her Grandma Rosa's favorites, Corn and Walnut Cake.

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  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 10, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Seafood Symphony (#217H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 15, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me
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Party Favorites (#121H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 16, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me

Episode #302H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 17, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me
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Super Simple Seared Lamb Chops (#218H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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!

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 22, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me

Episode #303H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 24, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me
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Gnocchi Time Memories with the Grandkids (#219H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 29, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me

Episode #304H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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    • Mon 8/31: KQET Signal break-up (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3)

      UPDATE: As of shortly after 7pm Monday evening, repairs were completed at the KQET transmitter, and the signal appears to be stable. Thanks for your patience. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Original post Monday 11am: We are aware of the break-up […]

    • Comcast channel moves, Monterey/Salinas & Sacramento/Fairfield

      As of Tuesday 8/25, Comcast/Xfinity has moved four of KQED’s channels to new numbers in two of its service areas. The new info is: Monterey-Salinas: 371 – KQED World 372 – KQED Kids 373 – KQED Life 374 – KQED V-Me Sacramento, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Travis AFB and Vacaville: 390 – KQED World 391 – […]

    • Sutro Tower Annual Maintenance, week of 8/24 daytime

      (may affect Over the Air signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The Sutro Tower team will be doing their annual tower check and maintenance work this week, meaning that all stations may be switching back and forth from their main antenna to their auxiliary antenna between 9am and 4pm. Work should conclude no later than […]

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