Ciao Italia

Mary Ann Esposito, host of the longest-running cooking show on public television, travels around the United States and Rome, Italy in search of recipes that can be prepared in thirty-minutes or less for a busy audience that has time to enjoy great Italian food but doesn' t always have time to prepare it "the old way."

Sat, Mar 27 4:00 P.M. Little Surprise Packages / Piccoli Pacchetti a Sorpresa     NHPBS

Mary Ann takes to the streets to enjoy one of Sicily's favorites: Panzerotti Palermitani, freshly made dough, stuffed with mozzarella "pearls" and tomato sauce, shaped like a turnover and then fried to a golden crisp.

Sun, Mar 28 1:00 P.M. Not Just Zucchini / Non Solo Zucchine     NH EXPLORE

Don't know what to do with all that zucchini from the garden? Mary Ann begins by creating a rich and distinctive Fig and Zucchini Bread.

Sat, Apr 3 4:00 P.M. Not Just Zucchini / Non Solo Zucchine     NHPBS

Don't know what to do with all that zucchini from the garden? Mary Ann begins by creating a rich and distinctive Fig and Zucchini Bread.

Sun, Apr 4 1:00 P.M. Something Special / Qualcosa Di Speciale     NH EXPLORE

Mary Ann visits her good friend, Executive Chef Michele Rabazzi, whose homemade pasta technique is a wonder to behold.

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