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Italian Staples (#515H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In this episode, it's all about some of Italy's most popular staples. Lidia shares three of her all-time favorites including a chicken parmigiana light - a version of the famous chicken parmigiana - made with a chicken thigh topped with fresh tomato and mozzarella and nestled in a bed of tomato sauce. Her beef and arugula bruschetta is a perfect and quick starter to the meal. Finally, broccoli rabe and sausage is a match made in heaven. It's a dish that is so simple and always hits the spot.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 25, 2018 -- 8:30am

Family Brunch (#523H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Today, Lidia shares some new show-stopping dishes for the perfect family style brunch that includes crostata with kale butternut squash and ricotta, made of a flaky dough filled with a creamy colorful mix of ricotta, kale, butternut squash and golden raisins. Carrot and orange salad is the next item on the menu-a bright dish that adds color to any meal. Lidia's potato and egg frico, a crispy asiago cheese crust made with potatoes and eggs, is always a winner at the brunch table. There is always room at the family brunch table for a bellini bar, so Lidia shares her ideas for that as well.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Sep 26, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Sep 27, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me

Best of Zucchini (#423H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Zucchini is a versatile vegetable, and in this episode, viewers watch as Lidia shares several of her favorite simple and quick zucchini dishes including: zucchini with anchovies and capers, a delicious side dish of zucchini sauteed with garlic, anchovies and capers; fried zucchini: a family favorite savory egg battered zucchini roll up; orecchiette with clams and zucchini: a great pasta dish made with clams, scallions and zucchini; sweet and sour zucchini: a quick zucchini dish that is perfect for a quick snack, side dish or appetizer.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 29, 2018 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Meatballs (#516H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Meatballs are an all-time favorite, and Lidia creates some new versions to add to your meatball repertoire and make those parties memorable. On the menu today, she shares: lamb meatballs with lemon sauce; leftover meatball panini, monkfish meatballs in tomato sauce, a crispy fried monkfish meatball made in a tomato sauce that includes raisins and pine nuts.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 2, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Cocktail Party (#524H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Italians love to celebrate life, family and friends. Lidia teaches how to keep guests feeling happy with a few of her favorite party tricks. The menu includes spicy stuffed clams with cheesy breadcrumbs, Italian deviled eggs made with salsa verde and meatless meatballs with cheese and quinoa, an addictive bite-size snack. For a little extra fun, she also shows some of her favorite fruity spritzers.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 3, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Oct 4, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me

Bolognese (#424H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's a world famous technique but made with milk, it is famous only in the Italian region of Emilia Romagna. In this episode, Lidia shares a show stopping meal that consists of bolognese with milk: a traditional beef and pork ragu prepared in the style of bologna; dandelion greens with almond vinaigrette and ricotta salata: a vibrant salad of bitter dandelion greens tossed with a sweet honey almond vinaigrette and salty ricotta salata; pomegranate sorbet: a refreshing sorbet of pomegranate juice and dark rum.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 6, 2018 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Dessert Table (#517H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In today's episode, Lidia shares three of her favorite desserts-one spoon dessert, one seasonal fruit based dessert and of course a baked sweet to warm up the kitchen. Her limoncello tiramisu is a sweet pick-me-up made with delicious limoncello zabaglione. Fruit is a natural as an Italian sweet to end a meal, and she loves to simply serve grilled fruit to magnify their natural sweetness. A favorite Italian cookie is the chocolate anise biscotti, made with a shot of espresso. Her granddaughter Julia joins Lidia in this episode.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 9, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

A Summer Shindig (#525H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Summertime is dinner party season, and Lidia loves to serve family style meals. Today, she creates a summer menu fit for any celebration. The menu includes grilled skewers of shrimp spiedini with zucchini and tomato salsa, steamed summery green beans with mint pesto and berry tiramisu. Lidia's summer berry twist is one of the most famous Italian desserts.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 10, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Oct 11, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me

Crowd Pleasers (#601H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Today is all about feeding a large crowd, and Lidia cooks up recipes that all your guests will love, no matter whom you are hosting : sausages and apples, a flavorful one-pot meal that is great for family-style dining; spaghetti with roasted garlic pesto, a delicious and economical addition to any party; and finally, chocolate ricotta cheesecake, a chocolatey twist to the classic Italian ricotta cheesecake.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 13, 2018 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Slow Cooking (#518H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Slow cooking does take a little time, but it is so rewarding. Today Lidia shares some classic techniques that will make show-stopping dishes for any occasion. Lidia prepares an elegant risotto with mushrooms, finished with parsley, cheese and butter. She then prepares a luscious ziti with pork rib guazzetto. Lidia then shows how to breathe new life into risotto leftovers by breading it and frying it to make a delicious snack or serve it over a salad for a complete meal. Grandma joins Lidia to taste those delicious little nuggets.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 16, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Summer Picnic (#526H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Italians love a good picnic, and Lidia shares some of her favorite picnic foods from her childhood. The menu includes herb frittata rollups, a must-have finger food rolled up with a layer of flavor packed pesto. Lidia's pasta salad with tomato, mozzarella and green beans is a hearty pasta salad that is perfect for any picnic. Her blueberry and ricotta parfait is made with homemade ricotta, blueberry sauce, candied almonds and cake.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 17, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Oct 18, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me

A Cheesy Craving (#602H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Italians love cheese, and back in the kitchen, Lidia shares her favorite cheesy appetizers: baked goat cheese, fava, and artichoke dip, baked to golden to perfection; and baked stuffed vegetables, a recipe Lidia often makes when cooking for her family.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 20, 2018 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Heartwarming Favorites (#519H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Today, Lidia creates the ultimate heartwarming dinner table filled with dishes that deliver flavor, comfort and love in every bite. She starts with a soothing rice and lentil soup topped with cheese and olive oil; roasted olives with orange and rosemary are an exciting accompaniment to any meal; and ricotta meatloaf, a family favorite, packed with cheese and topped with fresh tomato sauce and even more cheese is the star of the show.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 23, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Eggs All Day (#603H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In today's episode, Lidia shows you how to brunch Italian-style. On the menu are herb frittata roll-ups, a wonderful appetizer to pass around at a cocktail party or for a buffet brunch; pancetta with fennel-flavored eggs and apples, a delicious breakfast or brunch dish served with lots of crusty bread; and potato and egg frico, a favorite breakfast dish in Lidia's family, in which potatoes and cheese are baked together.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 27, 2018 -- 12:30pm Remind me

A Winter Garden (#520H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Italians love their seasons, and they know how to make delicious soups, salads and pastas with fall and winter vegetables. In this episode, Lidia shares some winter garden menu ideas including a spicy escarole and white bean soup, a unique and delicious spaghetti with fennel and bitter greens and a cabbage salad made with warm bacon dressing. Italians love their seasons, and they know how to make delicious soups, salads and pastas with fall and winter vegetables. In this episode, Lidia shares some winter garden menu ideas including a spicy escarole and white bean soup, a unique and delicious spaghetti with fennel and bitter greens and a cabbage salad made with warm bacon dressing.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 30, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me
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