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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.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jun 19, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me

A Bright Summer Feast (#622H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Lidia loves bringing people together in her kitchen, and she shares two recipes that are wonderful for a buffet-style meal, her favorite way of entertaining guests. She starts with a quick and easy lemony shrimp over zucchini with a sauce of garlic, butter, white wine, lemon, bread crumbs and parsley. Next on the menu is one of Lidia's favorite soups, clam soup, served with plenty of grilled bread on the side.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Jun 19, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jun 20, 2019 -- 1:00am Remind me

Italian All Stars (#610H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In this episode, Lidia shares some of her all-time favorites - tomato and onion salad alla Calabrese, a great salad to make in the summer when tomatoes are sweet and ripe. Everyone loves meatballs, and Lidia shows viewers how to use leftovers in a leftover meatball panini. Finally, Lidia stuffs pizza rolls with broccoli rabe and sausage and with ricotta and leeks.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 22, 2019 -- 12:30pm 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 Plus: Wed, Jun 26, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me

What's Baking (#623H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

With the oven on, Lidia creates sweet and savory dishes her viewers can easily make at home. Gratins are delicious, and she starts with a leek and prosciutto gratin made with gruyere and walnuts; next is roasted chicken with pomegranate, marvelously moist inside and with a crispy, caramelized exterior. While the oven is still on, she bakes crumbly and chewy raspberry and walnut butter cookies for dessert.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Jun 26, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jun 27, 2019 -- 1:00am Remind me

Italy's Heartland (#611H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Lidia loves entertaining and today, she shares recipes that are fit for any Italian dinner party. Bruschetta is a great party appetizer, and Lidia shares one of her favorite toppings: cannellini and pancetta bruschetta. Next on the menu is beef and root vegetables braised in red wine, a hearty-one pol meal your guests will love.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 29, 2019 -- 12:30pm 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 Plus: Wed, Jul 3, 2019 -- 2:00pm 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 9: Wed, Jul 3, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 4, 2019 -- 1:00am Remind me

Soups On (#612H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Soups are a delicious and comforting way to warm up especially in the winter months. On the menu today is spicy Italian soup, Calabria's version of vegetable soup; the perfect simple salad, a simple and light side that works for any kind of soup; and an easy-to-make butternut squash soup, garnished with crispy crumbled bacon.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 6, 2019 -- 12:30pm 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 Plus: Wed, Jul 10, 2019 -- 2:00pm 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 9: Wed, Jul 10, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 11, 2019 -- 1:00am Remind me

Crispy Favorites (#613H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Fried foods are not eaten often in Italy, but Lidia shares some recipes no one can resist. She makes crispy shrimp, a huge hit in her house that is sure to become a favorite in yours too; crispy baked tomatoes, plum tomatoes topped with bread crumbs and baked in the oven until crispy; and finally, polenta torta with gorgonzola and savoy cabbage, an ideal main course for a hungry crowd.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 13, 2019 -- 12:30pm 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 Plus: Wed, Jul 17, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me

A Colorful Party (#626H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

When hosting an Italian-style cocktail party, all you need is some drinks, a nice selection of appetizers, and you're set! Back in the kitchen, Lidia creates a menu for the perfect cocktail party. She makes mussels with zucchini salsa verde, a small appetizer guests can slurp down while sipping on a cocktail. She then makes Bloody Mary, a classic cocktail everyone loves. Corn and apricots work wonderfully together, and Lidia ends with making grilled corn, apricots, and portobellos.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 17, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 18, 2019 -- 1:00am Remind me

A Meal for the Grandkids (#614H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Lidia loves cooking for her family and today, she shares some of her favorite recipes to make for her grandkids, including a refreshing and kid-friendly cherry almond spritzer; a simple dessert of grilled fruit, which brings out the fruit's natural sweetness; and pasta salad with green beans, tomatoes and mozzarella, a great dish for buffets, picnics, and large family gatherings.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 20, 2019 -- 12:30pm 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 Plus: Wed, Jul 24, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Italian American Classics (#501H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Lidia cooks up two Italian American favorites today in her kitchen - lasagna with ricotta and fresh mozzarella, baked to golden perfection and eggplant parmigiana stacks, pan fried and made with fresh tomato sauce and mozzarella. To round out the menu, she shares a perfect simple salad, traditionally eaten at the end of the meal in her Italian kitchen.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 24, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 25, 2019 -- 1:00am Remind me

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: Sat, Jul 27, 2019 -- 12:30pm 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 Plus: Wed, Jul 31, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Fish Fiesta (#502H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Fish is a staple on Lidia's table all year long, and she loves to plan a dinner that showcases the best and freshest of seafood. The menu is diverse today, as she prepares mussels with fennel and saffron, a fun and elegant dish that is served with grilled bread; cucumber salad, a refreshing salad dressed with sweet honey, tangy vinegar and crunchy celery; and finally baked striped bass with lemon sauce made with cheese flavored breadcrumbs and baked to golden perfection. Her grandson Lorenzo joins her as a guest in the kitchen.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 31, 2019 -- 7:00pm 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

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