Today is all about stress-free cooking for a holiday celebration or special occasion. Lidia makes marinated mushrooms that can be part of an antipasto spread or as a nibble with drinks. Vin Brûlé, the Italian version of mulled wine, is a warm and welcoming drink to make for any holiday celebration. Last on the menu is turkey breast with apricots, an easy and quick way to serve turkey without having to cook a whole turkey.
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.