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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: Sat, Feb 23, 2019 -- 12:30pm

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: Wed, Feb 27, 2019 -- 2:00pm 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: Wed, Feb 27, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 28, 2019 -- 1:00am 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: Sat, Mar 2, 2019 -- 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: Wed, Mar 6, 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: Sat, Mar 9, 2019 -- 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: Wed, Mar 13, 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: Sat, Mar 16, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Cold Weather Comforts (#512H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

When it's cold outside Lidia's kitchen kicks into high gear. The oven is on and the stovetop is always lit. On today's menu, she prepares her turkey meatloaf with mushroom sauce - a real family favorite that is smothered in mushroom sauce. Vin Brule is a mulled wine infused with warm spices. It's the perfect choice to warm up on a cold night. Barley, kale and butternut squash risotto is a colorful, delicious risotto dish that uses barley instead of rice, adding a nutty earthiness that will leave your guests begging for more.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Mar 20, 2019 -- 2:00pm 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: Wed, Mar 20, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 21, 2019 -- 1:00am 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: Sat, Mar 23, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Game Day Bites (#513H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Whether it's American football or Italian soccer, game day parties are always popular. Lidia believes that there is nothing like a bountiful spread of food that will fuel the guests and get them cheering. On today's menu, she serves fried mozzarella sandwich skewers and carrot and chickpea dip and pizza rolls made with both broccoli rabe and sausage and ricotta and leeks.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Mar 27, 2019 -- 2:00pm 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: Wed, Mar 27, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 28, 2019 -- 1:00am 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

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