Lidia's Kitchen

Italian Essentials

This show is about some of Italian's most famous staples - Chicken Parmigiana, Arancini, and Bolognese Sauce. Lidia's Chicken Parmigiana Light is made with a breaded chicken thigh topped with fresh tomato and mozzarella, nestled in a bed of tomato sauce. Her Rice Balls Stuffed with Sausage Ragu are crunchy fried rice balls stuffed with sausage. Her grandson, Miles, plans to prepare Lidia's traditional Bolognese Sauce and talks about his strategy for success with her during their "Sharing Recipes"...
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Monday, August 22 at 3:00 pm on 12.1

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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.