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Great Grains (#708H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Grains are back in style, yet Italians have been using them for centuries. Lidia shares some of her favorite grain based recipes in this episode including: Risotto with Mushrooms; Barley, Kale & Butternut Squash Risotto; and Polenta Torta with Gorgonzola and Savory Cabbage.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Dec 7, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Summertime Fun (#624H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Summer is the time of year when some of Lidia's favorite vegetables and fruits are at their best. Today, she shares some recipes that she loves making at home when entertaining, including corn and zucchini minestra; shrimp and mixed bean salad, a salad that is always part of the buffet table in Lidia's home; and lastly, polenta with honey and berries, a recipe Lidia has loved since she was a little girl.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 11, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Cultured Comforts (#709H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

There are so many varieties of cheese in Italy, and today's recipes feature some delicious ones. Lidia will make a Crostata with Mushrooms and Onion; A quick Salad and Chicken "Involtini" with Kale Pesto.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Dec 11, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 12, 2019 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Dec 14, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Quick and Delicious (#625H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In this episode, Lidia shares recipes that are quick to whip up and ideal for days when you don't have much time to cook. She starts off by making green beans with mint pesto, a fresh alternative to the well-known green beans with butter. For a sweet treat, Lidia makes chunky cherry bread pudding, one of her favorite ways to recycle day-old bread. Next on the menu is maremma-style steak, an impressive steak that anyone can make at home.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 18, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Restaurant's Greatest Hits (#710H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In this episode, Lidia shares some of her flagship restaurant's favorite recipes that can be made at home. They include "gnudi" (Spinach and Ricotta Dumplings); and a flavorful Whole Roasted Branzino. She'll also be talking "restaurant secrets" with some of her chefs in this episode.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Dec 18, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 19, 2019 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Dec 21, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Mediterranean Essentials (#711H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Lidia grew up along the Adriatic sea so picnics at the beach were a common occurrence. Recipes in this episode include some seafood classics from the southern part of Italy including Orecchiette with Peas and Asparagus; Mussels with Farro, Cannellini and Chickpeas and a quick and delicious Chocolate Fig dessert.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Dec 28, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me
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A Stovetop Dinner (#712H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The stove can do a lot of work in any home kitchen, and many recipes can be created simultaneously. In this episode, Lidia shares recipes for: Cannellini and Pancetta Bruschetta; Ziti with Kale and Crispy Bacon; and Monkfish Meatballs in Tomato Sauce.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Jan 4, 2020 -- 12:30pm Remind me
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Childhood Cravings (#701H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In this episode, Lidia remembers some of her fondest childhood recipes that were made by her Grandmother Rosa in Italy. Recipes include Mussels Triestina and Cavatappi with Beef Guazzetto. A fun and fruity Fruit Smash Soda is shared with her mother, Erminia.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 8, 2020 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Family Favorites (#713H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Today's recipes are dedicated to the family. They can be made for a weeknight dinner or a large gathering or holiday and include: Oven Braised Pork Chops with Red Onion and Pears; Cherry Jam Tart. To start, Lidia enjoys a special Cherry Bellini.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Jan 11, 2020 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Jan 15, 2020 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jan 16, 2020 -- 1:00am Remind me

Memories of the Mountains (#702H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Northern Italy has some of the most stunning mountains and scenery on the Italian peninsula. In this episode, Lidia explores some of the classic culinary traditions of this area including a hearty Minestrone soup that she freshens up with pesto. In addition, she makes a delicious Stuffed Cabbage with her grandson, Lorenzo. Desserts are quick and easy and include delicious Italian "gelato."

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 15, 2020 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Best of Baked Dishes (#714H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The oven is on in today's episode! With a little bit of prep time and a hot oven, you can enjoy the appetizers with the friends and family while the rest is baking. Today's recipes include: Spicy Stuffed Clams; Roasted Chicken with Pomegranate; and Potatoes Stuffed with Sausage & Mushrooms.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Jan 18, 2020 -- 12:30pm Remind me
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Growing Up Italian (#703H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Lidia talks about growing up and family traditions in this episode. Featured recipes include Shrimp and Mixed Bean Salad, a Roasted Garlic Crostini and Papperdelle with Mixed Fresh Mushrooms. A refreshing "Panache" is shared with her mother Erminia.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 22, 2020 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Mastering Simplicity (#715H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Italian cuisine is known for seasonal ingredients and simple techniques. In today's episode, Lidia will share recipes that master simplicity: Sausages with Fennel & Olives; Orange and Red Salad and a delicious "Almost a Tiramisu" recipe.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Jan 25, 2020 -- 12:30pm Remind me
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Storytime with Grandma (#704H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Lidia's mother, Erminia, is known to all as "Grandma." She is known for her laughter, singing and entertaining culinary moments with Lidia. In this episode, featured recipes include Corn and Zucchini Minestra, Fried Risotto and Beef & Root Vegetables Braised in Red Wine. "Salute" to Grandma!

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 29, 2020 -- 2:00pm Remind me
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