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 Brulé 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... [see more] your guests begging for more.
Daytime Emmy®-winner Lidia Bastianich conjures simple, seasonal and economical dishes with grace, confidence and love. She teaches viewers to draw on their roots, allow for spontaneity, and cultivate a sense of home in the kitchen. Lidia channels her passion for teaching into a fun and trustworthy curriculum of kitchen wisdom — tips and techniques collected through years in the kitchen and at the family table. Over the course of 26 episodes, Lidia makes a variety of rustic yet elegant appetizers, entrees and desserts.