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Agrodolce (#413H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Sweet and sour is a classic combination of flavors that can be found in almost every cuisine around the world, and in Italy it's called agrodolce and produces delicious, balanced dishes of savory and sweet. Lidia demonstrates a marinated winter squash: fried and soaked in a sweet and tangy marinade made from vinegar, garlic and sugar; swordfish in sweet and sour sauce, showcasing a perfect balance between sweetness and acidity in each bite; sesame candy: a flavor packed sesame candy with citrus zest.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 21, 2018 -- 12:30pm

Spiced Up Soup and Salad Night (#506H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Soups are a part of any Italian celebration, and Americans love pairing them with a salad and sandwich. Today, Lidia combines the best of both with a unique Italian style menu of soup, salad and bruschetta. The menu includes spicy Italian style vegetable soup, bruschetta with nduja - a crunchy country bread topped with a spicy sausage - plus a few other variations, and a simple and delicious skillet peppers and potatoes.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 24, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

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 9: Wed, Jul 25, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 26, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me

Herbs and Spices (#414H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Fresh herbs are simply a must in Lidia's kitchen and today she makes three dishes that highlight herbs and spices. She begins the menu with pickled carrots: a quick pickle of tiny carrots packed with the flavors of parsley, garlic and mint; braised beef in guazzetto: rich, braised beef filled with enticing aromas and skillet cauliflower with lemon and mint: cauliflower florettes showered with lemon juice and a sprinkle of fresh mint.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 -- 12:30pm Remind me

A Special Occasion (#507H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

When a holiday or special occasion goes around, it's time to go above and beyond with an extra special feast. Today, Lidia shares some of her best recipes to do just that. Her wedding soup is a classic Italian dish that marries the vegetables and meatballs in a delicious pot of soup. Prosecco punch, made with raspberries and nectarines, is a real crowd pleaser, and finally you can't go wrong with a beautiful roasted lamb shoulder with carrots and parsnips, a rich and flavorful one-pot meal.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 31, 2018 -- 8:30am 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 9: Wed, Aug 1, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 2, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me

Steak House Favorites (#415H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Steak is a favorite in many American households, and this episode is a tribute to the nice juicy dish and showcase not only one of Lidia's preferred preparations but two other recipes that work well for a special steak house evening at home. Featured recipes include seared steak with mushroom sauce and braised escarole; baked potatoes with pancetta and oregano; and an almond cake with chocolate chips.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Aug 4, 2018 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Roast (#508H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Lidia loves a good roast. It brings out unimaginable flavors, and the aromas from the kitchen will beckon your family to the table. Today's menu includes red onions stuffed with rice; a roast pork shoulder with roast vegetable sauce; and a brown sugar, bourbon and warm baked pineapple served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. She also shows how to prepare an easy dessert spread with seasonal fruits and a few store-bought sweet Italian specialties.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 7, 2018 -- 8:30am 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 9: Wed, Aug 8, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 9, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me

Sweet and Savory (#416H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's all about the balance today as Lidia pairs some unexpected ingredients that result in the best of flavors. She starts the meal with her prosciutto and fig bruschetta: grilled bread topped with a salty sweet combination of prosciutto and fig jam; spaghetti with fennel and bitter greens: spaghetti tossed with fennel, escarole and a splash of balsamic; chocolate anise biscotti: the "twice cooked" Italian cookie made with chocolate and anise.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Aug 11, 2018 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Weeknight Dinner (#509H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Simple recipes are a must for weeknight dinners, and Lidia always looks for those that deliver a burst of flavor. In this episode, she shares some of her favorite quick weeknight dinner ideas. She starts with a sausage crostini, made of sweet Italian sausage topped with taleggio cheese. She then prepares a penne rigate in vodka sauce, an iconic creamy Italian American pasta dish, and then arugula salad with porcini mushroom and shavings of cheese.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 14, 2018 -- 8:30am 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 9: Wed, Aug 15, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 16, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me

Vegetable Favorites (#417H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Italy is a garden year round, and Lidia celebrates an array of beautiful vegetable dishes including: celery stalks stuffed with gorgonzola and apples; an elegant asparagus and scallion salad; a refreshing fava sesame dip, that pairs beautifully with flat breads and finally a linguine with swisschard made with walnuts and creamy fresh ricotta.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Aug 18, 2018 -- 12:30pm Remind me

A Dinner Party (#510H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Entertaining comes in many forms, and today Lidia creates a menu that is perfect for an intimate gathering of friends and family. This simply elegant dinner menu includes swordfish alla bagnara, a delicately steamed swordfish made with an aromatic mix of lemon, capers and garlic, a traditional dish from the Calabrian town of Bagnara. She also makes a spicy bloody Mary, followed by a classic lagane e ceci, ribbons of fresh pasta made with chickpeas and pepperoncino.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 21, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Cheese (#418H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Italians love cheese, and with more than 460 varieties made in Italy, it leads to many mouth-watering cheesy recipes. In this episode, Lidia shares her cheese baked in a crust:gorgonzola wrapped with puff pastry and baked as crispy cheesy bites; celery, artichoke and mortadella salad: a flavorful and fresh mix of celery, artichoke and mortadella; and finally meatloaf ricotta: a family favorite meatloaf dish packed with three different cheeses.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Aug 25, 2018 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Party Fixings (#511H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Lidia says that the key to a great party is always the food, and in this episode she features some of her best party recipes from over the years. Barstow is always a great snack to pass around, and the combinations are endless. Her fig and prosciutto Barstow is a unique and delicious party item that she includes at almost any gathering. She also prepares a colorful marinated winter squash that is a favorite at her home parties. For a little fun, she also cooks up her famous prosciutto purses tied with chives.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 28, 2018 -- 8:30am 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Aug 29, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 30, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me
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    • 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

      KQET (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) was unable to transmit from late Saturday 6/02 through early Monday 6/04 due to a break in the third party fiber feed somewhere between KQED’s Master Control room in San Francisco and the uplink reception point at California State University Monterey Bay. The break was found and fixed shortly after … Continue reading 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

    • DIRECTV KQED Plus 54 HD Issue

      We are experiencing a technical issue with DIRECTV which has affected our broadcast in High Definition.  We appreciate your patience, and for watching KQED Public Television!

    • KQED World Technical Issue

      UPDATE: The technical issue that we were experiencing has been resolved. KQED WORLD has now resumed regularly scheduled programming. Please find a discrepancy report below. 13:00-13:32 ET Secrets of the Dead #1602: Van Gogh’s Ear 13:32 ET: Regularly scheduled programming resumes ***Due to a technical issue, KQED WORLD will be airing evergreen programming (Secrets of … Continue reading KQED World Technical Issue

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