Some of Lidia's best recipes require little effort! She proves this point in her one-skillet wonder recipe of Sausages with Fennel & Olives that features crushed green olives and chunky fennel that makes her skillet sizzle with flavor. She also prepares a quick dish of Seared Lamb Chops with Mint Salsa and Roasted Potato Wedges. These quick, caramelized chops are meant to be eaten with your hands! How about a light drink to celebrate these easy recipes? She talks to her granddaughter, Olivia, about... [see more] her delicious and fresh Fragoncello recipe.
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.