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Starring Olive Oil (#615H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Olive oil is an essential staple in every Italian home. It's the easiest way to add flavor to any soup, and Lidia shows you how when making cannellini bean and lentil soup. Olive oil is also used in desserts, and she makes olive oil cake.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Apr 18, 2019 -- 1:00am

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, Apr 20, 2019 -- 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: Wed, Apr 24, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Spice It Up (#616H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Spices impart a lot of flavor to a recipe, and today Lidia shows viewers how to use different spices. First on the menu is mussels with fennel and saffron, an elegant and luxurious way to serve mussels. Lidia loves peperoncino in almost any dish, especially when making spicy stuffed clams. And finally, Lidia makes chicken and zucchini salad with horseradish dressing.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Apr 24, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Apr 25, 2019 -- 1:00am 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, Apr 27, 2019 -- 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: Wed, May 1, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me

A Perfect Roast (#617H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Roasting enhances the flavor of any kind of meat and Lidia often makes a roast for family meals. Today's menu includes a salad of warm greens with bacon and mushrooms; an easy and elegant roasted pork loin with cabbage and dried cherry sauce; and roasted pear, blueberry and grape compote for dessert.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, May 1, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, May 2, 2019 -- 1:00am 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.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, May 4, 2019 -- 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: Wed, May 8, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Southern Italian Salads (#618H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Calabria is famous for its fiery salami spread, 'nduja. It is delicious on warm grilled bread, and Lidia shows viewers how to make a bruschetta with 'nduja. She then makes raw and cooked salad for summer with green beans and tomatoes, a wonderful way to enjoy seasonal vegetables.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, May 8, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, May 9, 2019 -- 1:00am Remind me

Party Favorites (#604H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Italians love entertaining and celebrating life with family, friends, and food. Today, Lidia shares recipes that fit any kind of party. She starts with stewed savory peppers, a delicious antipasto, especially when served with lots of grilled or toasted bread. Next, she makes pear bellini, a fruity and bubbly cocktail guests can sip on while enjoying antipasti; and who doesn't love fried balls of rice? Lidia shows viewers how to make rice balls with sausage ragu.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, May 11, 2019 -- 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.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 15, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Everything Rice (#619H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Today is all about rice, and Lidia teaches viewers how to master the technique of making risotto. She starts with an Italian classic, risotto with mushrooms. Next is red onions stuffed with rice. No food should be wasted, and Lidia shows viewers how to use risotto leftovers by making fried risotto.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, May 15, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, May 16, 2019 -- 1:00am Remind me

A Seaside Buffet (#605H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Fish is a staple in Lidia's kitchen and she loves planning dinner parties based on seafood. Today's menu includes swordfish skewers with a sweet and sour sauce, made with balsamic vinegar and bay leaves; and Stuffed Calamari with bread crumbs, hard-boiled eggs, grated cheese, white wine, and parsley.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, May 18, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Italian Style Bbq (#521H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's all about the grill today since Italians love a "grigliata mista" or Italian grilled platters of meats, seafood and vegetables. Today, Lidia shares a menu that your guests will love as well. On the menu is grilled calamari salad with tomato coulis; grilled apple and radicchio salad with gorgonzola and a flavorful Tuscan maremma style steak.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 22, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Chocolate and Dinner (#620H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In today's episode, Lidia shares some of her favorite chocolate desserts and one deliciously creamy risotto recipe. First, she makes a chocolate hazelnut bread parfait, a special treat she had growing up. Lidia then makes a soft and creamy spoon dessert, chocolate zabaglione. Lastly, she prepares a rich and smooth risotto with artichokes, sunchokes, and mint.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, May 22, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, May 23, 2019 -- 1:00am Remind me

The Best Bar Food (#606H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

On today's menu, Lidia serves chicken and sausage bites with apple cider vinegar sauce, made with rosemary, vinegar, and honey. Fried food always hits the spot and next on the menu is fried onion rings, made Italian-style with grana padano cheese added to the batter for flavor and crunch; and finally, potatoes stuffed with sausage and sushrooms is a rich dish that is perfect for colder months.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, May 25, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Tomato Time (#522H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Tomatoes make the perfect canvas for any recipe, and in today's episode, Lidia shares three of her favorite dishes featuring this juicy, delicious staple of Italian cuisine. Her menu includes eggs poached in tomato sauce, served over easy on top of a crunchy slice of grilled country bread; stuffed tomatoes, filled with a classic combination of rice, mozzarella and basil. Lidia's chilled tomato soup is a perfect summertime dish prepared with a complex addition of basil, orange and yogurt - a bright, refreshing dish.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 29, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me

The Fresh Catch (#621H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

ish is a staple on Lidia's table and today, Lidia shares a simple menu for a party based around fish. In the summertime, she likes to turn on the grill and make shrimp spiedini with zucchini and tomato salsa. She serves them with seared salmon paillards with arugula salad. And finally, Cody Hogan from Lidia's Kansas City joins Lidia in the kitchen and they make monkfish meatballs served in tomato sauce.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, May 29, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, May 30, 2019 -- 1:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED Transmitter will be off (03/06/2019)

      KQED transmitter will off on March 6th at  3-6 at 3am-6am.  This will disrupt over-the-air reception and DirectTV viewers. Comcast and Monterey reception will not be impacted.

    • KQED FM on Comcast services

      KQED FM and other radio channels were recently dropped from Comcast’s local cable offerings. Affected users can still listen to KQED at 88.5 FM on their radios, or listen to the live stream at kqed.org/listenlive or by downloading the KQED app, or on smart speakers.

    • KQED DT9, Sutro Tower – Mon 8/20 thru Fri 8/24/18

      Engineers at Sutro Tower in San Francisco will be doing their annual maintenance work 9am-4pm Mon 8/20 through Fri 8/24.  All stations transmitting from Sutro Tower will be dropping to half-power each day, and perhaps moving from main antennas at the top of the tower to auxiliary antennas at the “waist” (middle) of the tower … Continue reading KQED DT9, Sutro Tower – Mon 8/20 thru Fri 8/24/18

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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