Lidia's Kitchen

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.

Sun, May 22 1:30 P.M. Lidia's Kitchen     NH EXPLORE

Sun, May 22 6:30 P.M. Prepare The Harvest     NH CREATE

Harvest time starts in late August in Italy, and it is one of the most important celebrations in the Italian culture!

Sun, May 22 11:30 P.M. Mastering Simplicity     NH CREATE

Italian cuisine is known for seasonal ingredients and simple techniques.

Mon, May 23 8:00 A.M. Elegant Eats     NH EXPLORE

In this episode, Lidia teaches us how to add elegant touches to weeknight meals, while still keeping them simple.

Tue, May 24 8:00 A.M. Lidia's Kitchen     NH EXPLORE

Tue, May 24 9:30 A.M. Welcome to My Home     NH CREATE

Today's recipes are perfect for entertaining and include a savory Onion-Tomato Focaccia, restaurant inspired spreads for fresh bread and Skillet or Grilled Calamari.

Tue, May 24 12:30 P.M. Welcome to My Home     NH CREATE

Today's recipes are perfect for entertaining and include a savory Onion-Tomato Focaccia, restaurant inspired spreads for fresh bread and Skillet or Grilled Calamari.

Tue, May 24 4:30 P.M. Welcome to My Home     NH CREATE

Today's recipes are perfect for entertaining and include a savory Onion-Tomato Focaccia, restaurant inspired spreads for fresh bread and Skillet or Grilled Calamari.

Wed, May 25 3:30 A.M. Welcome to My Home     NH CREATE

Today's recipes are perfect for entertaining and include a savory Onion-Tomato Focaccia, restaurant inspired spreads for fresh bread and Skillet or Grilled Calamari.

Wed, May 25 8:00 A.M. Lidia's Kitchen     NH EXPLORE

Wed, May 25 8:00 P.M. Salt Your Pasta Water!     NH CREATE

It's pasta time again, so don't forget to salt the pasta water, save it, and sauce your pasta the way the Italians do!

Thu, May 26 12:30 A.M. Salt Your Pasta Water!     NH CREATE

It's pasta time again, so don't forget to salt the pasta water, save it, and sauce your pasta the way the Italians do!

Thu, May 26 8:00 A.M. Lidia's Kitchen     NH EXPLORE

Fri, May 27 8:00 A.M. Lidia's Kitchen     NH EXPLORE

Sat, May 28 1:30 P.M. Just Braising     NHPBS

In this episode, Lidia shows you that braising makes everything taste better and also makes cooking easy.

Sun, May 29 1:30 P.M. Lidia's Kitchen     NH EXPLORE

Sun, May 29 6:30 P.M. Salt Your Pasta Water!     NH CREATE

It's pasta time again, so don't forget to salt the pasta water, save it, and sauce your pasta the way the Italians do!

Sun, May 29 11:30 P.M. Welcome to My Home     NH CREATE

Today's recipes are perfect for entertaining and include a savory Onion-Tomato Focaccia, restaurant inspired spreads for fresh bread and Skillet or Grilled Calamari.

Mon, May 30 8:00 A.M. One Dish, Two Meals     NH EXPLORE

Weeknight dinners just got a little easier by Lidia simply serving one recipe two ways!

Tue, May 31 8:00 A.M. Lidia's Kitchen     NH EXPLORE

Tue, May 31 9:30 A.M. Brunch Brilliance     NH CREATE

Although Italians are not known for a brunch tradition, many of their recipes work beautifully for it.

Tue, May 31 12:30 P.M. Brunch Brilliance     NH CREATE

Although Italians are not known for a brunch tradition, many of their recipes work beautifully for it.

Tue, May 31 4:30 P.M. Brunch Brilliance     NH CREATE

Although Italians are not known for a brunch tradition, many of their recipes work beautifully for it.

Wed, Jun 1 3:30 A.M. Brunch Brilliance     NH CREATE

Although Italians are not known for a brunch tradition, many of their recipes work beautifully for it.

Wed, Jun 1 8:00 A.M. Lidia's Kitchen     NH EXPLORE

Wed, Jun 1 8:00 P.M. All in the Skillet     NH CREATE

Weeknights are skillet nights!

Thu, Jun 2 12:30 A.M. All in the Skillet     NH CREATE

Weeknights are skillet nights!

Thu, Jun 2 8:00 A.M. Lidia's Kitchen     NH EXPLORE

Fri, Jun 3 8:00 A.M. Lidia's Kitchen     NH EXPLORE

Sun, Jun 5 11:30 P.M. Brunch Brilliance     NH CREATE

Although Italians are not known for a brunch tradition, many of their recipes work beautifully for it.

Mon, Jun 6 8:00 A.M. Southern Italian Favorites     NH EXPLORE

Lidia loves southern Italy, and some of the Mediterranean staples are grown right here in America!

Tue, Jun 7 8:00 A.M. Lidia's Kitchen     NH EXPLORE

Tue, Jun 7 9:30 A.M. Feeding The Family     NH CREATE

Family favorites are the topic in this episode. Lidia starts with a Penne "Al Brucio" made with a spicy tomato sauce, rosemary and a dollup of fresh ricotta.

Tue, Jun 7 12:30 P.M. Feeding The Family     NH CREATE

Family favorites are the topic in this episode. Lidia starts with a Penne "Al Brucio" made with a spicy tomato sauce, rosemary and a dollup of fresh ricotta.

Wed, Jun 8 3:30 A.M. Feeding The Family     NH CREATE

Family favorites are the topic in this episode. Lidia starts with a Penne "Al Brucio" made with a spicy tomato sauce, rosemary and a dollup of fresh ricotta.

Wed, Jun 8 8:00 A.M. Lidia's Kitchen     NH EXPLORE

Thu, Jun 9 12:30 A.M. Bread & Beans     NH CREATE

Bread is a pillar of the Italian cuisine, but beans are the base in many of the Italian regions too.

Thu, Jun 9 8:00 A.M. Lidia's Kitchen     NH EXPLORE

Fri, Jun 10 8:00 A.M. Lidia's Kitchen     NH EXPLORE

Sun, Jun 12 11:30 P.M. Feeding The Family     NH CREATE

Family favorites are the topic in this episode. Lidia starts with a Penne "Al Brucio" made with a spicy tomato sauce, rosemary and a dollup of fresh ricotta.

Mon, Jun 13 8:00 A.M. Sweet & Savory Fruit     NH EXPLORE

Fruit makes everything better, and it can be used in both sweet and savory recipes!

Tue, Jun 14 8:00 A.M. Lidia's Kitchen     NH EXPLORE

Tue, Jun 14 9:30 A.M. Home Cooked Restaurant Classics     NH CREATE

There are some restaurant favorites that can be cooked at home in this episode!

Tue, Jun 14 12:30 P.M. Home Cooked Restaurant Classics     NH CREATE

There are some restaurant favorites that can be cooked at home in this episode!

Wed, Jun 15 3:30 A.M. Home Cooked Restaurant Classics     NH CREATE

There are some restaurant favorites that can be cooked at home in this episode!

Wed, Jun 15 8:00 A.M. Lidia's Kitchen     NH EXPLORE

Thu, Jun 16 12:30 A.M. One Dish, Two Meals     NH CREATE

Weeknight dinners just got a little easier by Lidia simply serving one recipe two ways!

Thu, Jun 16 8:00 A.M. Lidia's Kitchen     NH EXPLORE

Fri, Jun 17 8:00 A.M. Lidia's Kitchen     NH EXPLORE

Sun, Jun 19 6:30 P.M. One Dish, Two Meals     NH CREATE

Weeknight dinners just got a little easier by Lidia simply serving one recipe two ways!

Sun, Jun 19 11:30 P.M. Home Cooked Restaurant Classics     NH CREATE

There are some restaurant favorites that can be cooked at home in this episode!

Mon, Jun 20 8:00 A.M. Italian Essentials     NH EXPLORE

This show is about some of Italian's most famous staples - Chicken Parmigiana, Arancini, and Bolognese Sauce.

Tue, Jun 21 8:00 A.M. Lidia's Kitchen     NH EXPLORE

Tue, Jun 21 9:30 A.M. The Sweetest Hits     NH CREATE

Italian sweets are today's focus and include: Blueberry and Ricotta Parfait; Chocolate Zabaglione and Raspberry & Walnut Butter Cookies.

Tue, Jun 21 12:30 P.M. The Sweetest Hits     NH CREATE

Italian sweets are today's focus and include: Blueberry and Ricotta Parfait; Chocolate Zabaglione and Raspberry & Walnut Butter Cookies.

Tue, Jun 21 4:30 P.M. The Sweetest Hits     NH CREATE

Italian sweets are today's focus and include: Blueberry and Ricotta Parfait; Chocolate Zabaglione and Raspberry & Walnut Butter Cookies.

Wed, Jun 22 3:30 A.M. The Sweetest Hits     NH CREATE

Italian sweets are today's focus and include: Blueberry and Ricotta Parfait; Chocolate Zabaglione and Raspberry & Walnut Butter Cookies.

Wed, Jun 22 8:00 A.M. Lidia's Kitchen     NH EXPLORE

Wed, Jun 22 8:00 P.M. Fruits of the Sea     NH CREATE

Lidia's childhood memories of the blue Adriatic waters close to her home are precious, and she loves to prepare simple recipes with the freshest of seafood.

Thu, Jun 23 12:30 A.M. Fruits of the Sea     NH CREATE

Lidia's childhood memories of the blue Adriatic waters close to her home are precious, and she loves to prepare simple recipes with the freshest of seafood.

Thu, Jun 23 8:00 A.M. Lidia's Kitchen     NH EXPLORE

Fri, Jun 24 8:00 A.M. Lidia's Kitchen     NH EXPLORE

Sat, Jun 25 1:30 P.M. Light Lunches     NHPBS

When the day is busy, and you need to give yourself a break, cook yourself a quick and easy flavorful light lunch.

Sun, Jun 26 6:30 P.M. Fruits of the Sea     NH CREATE

Lidia's childhood memories of the blue Adriatic waters close to her home are precious, and she loves to prepare simple recipes with the freshest of seafood.

Sun, Jun 26 11:30 P.M. The Sweetest Hits     NH CREATE

Italian sweets are today's focus and include: Blueberry and Ricotta Parfait; Chocolate Zabaglione and Raspberry & Walnut Butter Cookies.

Mon, Jun 27 8:00 A.M. Keep It Fresh     NH EXPLORE

Lidia focuses on fresh, summertime recipes today and creates some colorful dishes that allow the ingredients to shine.

Tue, Jun 28 8:00 A.M. Lidia's Kitchen     NH EXPLORE

Tue, Jun 28 9:30 A.M. A Roman Interlude     NH CREATE

Rome is one of Lidia's favorite cities, and today's episode features some Roman classic techniques.

Tue, Jun 28 12:30 P.M. A Roman Interlude     NH CREATE

Rome is one of Lidia's favorite cities, and today's episode features some Roman classic techniques.

Tue, Jun 28 4:30 P.M. A Roman Interlude     NH CREATE

Rome is one of Lidia's favorite cities, and today's episode features some Roman classic techniques.

Wed, Jun 29 3:30 A.M. A Roman Interlude     NH CREATE

Rome is one of Lidia's favorite cities, and today's episode features some Roman classic techniques.

Wed, Jun 29 8:00 A.M. Lidia's Kitchen     NH EXPLORE

Wed, Jun 29 8:00 P.M. Elegant Eats     NH CREATE

In this episode, Lidia teaches us how to add elegant touches to weeknight meals, while still keeping them simple.

Thu, Jun 30 12:30 A.M. Elegant Eats     NH CREATE

In this episode, Lidia teaches us how to add elegant touches to weeknight meals, while still keeping them simple.

Thu, Jun 30 8:00 A.M. Lidia's Kitchen     NH EXPLORE

Fri, Jul 1 8:00 A.M. What's for Dinner?     NH EXPLORE

Every culture has their way of asking, "What's for Dinner?

Sat, Jul 2 1:30 P.M. Little Effort, Big Flavor     NHPBS

Some of Lidia's best recipes require little effort!

Sun, Jul 3 1:30 P.M. Lidia's Kitchen     NH EXPLORE


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