Italians love to celebrate life, family and friends. Lidia teaches how to keep guests feeling happy with a few of her favorite party tricks. The menu includes spicy stuffed clams with cheesy breadcrumbs, Italian deviled eggs made with salsa verde and meatless meatballs with cheese and quinoa, an addictive bite-size snack. For a little extra fun, she also shows some of her favorite fruity spritzers.
LIDIA'S KITCHEN is a paean to the importance of mealtime. Over the course of 26 episodes, 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 makes rustic staples, including oatmeal biscuits, apple cider-braised pork shoulder, potato pizza, salmon with mustard sauce, country onion soup, lentil country salad and Grandma Rosa's apple cake. Filled with tips and techniques collected through years in the kitchen and at the family table, Lidia channels her passion for teaching into a fun and trustworthy curriculum of kitchen wisdom.