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.

Fri, Apr 19 8:00 P.M. An Easy Holiday     NH CREATE

Today is all about stress-free cooking for a holiday celebration or special occasion.

Fri, Apr 19 11:30 P.M. An Easy Holiday     NH CREATE

Today is all about stress-free cooking for a holiday celebration or special occasion.

Sat, Apr 20 2:00 A.M. An Easy Holiday     NH CREATE

Today is all about stress-free cooking for a holiday celebration or special occasion.

Sat, Apr 20 5:30 A.M. An Easy Holiday     NH CREATE

Today is all about stress-free cooking for a holiday celebration or special occasion.

Sat, Apr 20 1:30 P.M. Pasta Party     NH CREATE

Pasta is a staple in any Italian home and today, Lidia prepares three pasta recipes that will become staples in your kitchen.

Sat, Apr 20 1:30 P.M. Southern Italian Salads     NHPBS

Calabria is famous for its fiery salami spread, 'nduja.

Sat, Apr 20 5:00 P.M. Pasta Party     NH CREATE

Pasta is a staple in any Italian home and today, Lidia prepares three pasta recipes that will become staples in your kitchen.

Sun, Apr 21 2:00 A.M. Pasta Party     NH CREATE

Pasta is a staple in any Italian home and today, Lidia prepares three pasta recipes that will become staples in your kitchen.

Sun, Apr 21 5:30 A.M. Pasta Party     NH CREATE

Pasta is a staple in any Italian home and today, Lidia prepares three pasta recipes that will become staples in your kitchen.

Sun, Apr 21 1:30 P.M. Southern Italian Salads     NH EXPLORE

Calabria is famous for its fiery salami spread, 'nduja.

Mon, Apr 22 8:00 A.M. Crispy Favorites     NH EXPLORE

Fried foods are not eaten often in Italy, but Lidia shares some recipes no one can resist.

Mon, Apr 22 8:00 P.M. Italian All Stars     NH CREATE

In this episode, Lidia shares some of her all-time favorites - tomato and onion salad alla Calabrese, a great salad to make in the summer when tomatoes are sweet and ripe.

Mon, Apr 22 11:30 P.M. Italian All Stars     NH CREATE

In this episode, Lidia shares some of her all-time favorites - tomato and onion salad alla Calabrese, a great salad to make in the summer when tomatoes are sweet and ripe.

Tue, Apr 23 2:00 A.M. Italian All Stars     NH CREATE

In this episode, Lidia shares some of her all-time favorites - tomato and onion salad alla Calabrese, a great salad to make in the summer when tomatoes are sweet and ripe.

Tue, Apr 23 5:30 A.M. Italian All Stars     NH CREATE

In this episode, Lidia shares some of her all-time favorites - tomato and onion salad alla Calabrese, a great salad to make in the summer when tomatoes are sweet and ripe.

Tue, Apr 23 8:00 A.M. A Meal for the Grandkids     NH EXPLORE

Lidia loves cooking for her family and today, she shares some of her favorite recipes to make for her grandkids, including a refreshing and kid-friendly cherry almond spritzer; a simple dessert of grilled fruit, which brings out the fruit's natural sweetness; and pasta salad with green beans, tomatoes and mozzarella, a great dish for buffets, picnics, and large family gatherings.

Wed, Apr 24 8:00 A.M. Starring Olive Oil     NH EXPLORE

Olive oil is an essential staple in every Italian home.

Wed, Apr 24 8:00 P.M. Italy's Heartland     NH CREATE

Lidia loves entertaining and today, she shares recipes that are fit for any Italian dinner party.

Wed, Apr 24 11:30 P.M. Italy's Heartland     NH CREATE

Lidia loves entertaining and today, she shares recipes that are fit for any Italian dinner party.

Thu, Apr 25 2:00 A.M. Italy's Heartland     NH CREATE

Lidia loves entertaining and today, she shares recipes that are fit for any Italian dinner party.

Thu, Apr 25 5:30 A.M. Italy's Heartland     NH CREATE

Lidia loves entertaining and today, she shares recipes that are fit for any Italian dinner party.

Thu, Apr 25 8:00 A.M. Spice It Up     NH EXPLORE

Spices impart a lot of flavor to a recipe, and today Lidia shows viewers how to use different spices.

Fri, Apr 26 8:00 A.M. A Perfect Roast     NH EXPLORE

Roasting enhances the flavor of any kind of meat and Lidia often makes a roast for family meals.

Fri, Apr 26 8:00 P.M. Soups On     NH CREATE

Soups are a delicious and comforting way to warm up especially in the winter months.

Fri, Apr 26 11:30 P.M. Soups On     NH CREATE

Soups are a delicious and comforting way to warm up especially in the winter months.

Sat, Apr 27 2:00 A.M. Soups On     NH CREATE

Soups are a delicious and comforting way to warm up especially in the winter months.

Sat, Apr 27 5:30 A.M. Soups On     NH CREATE

Soups are a delicious and comforting way to warm up especially in the winter months.

Sat, Apr 27 1:30 P.M. It's Pasta Night!     NHPBS

Everyone loves pasta, and today Lidia shows the fun and economical way to make all of your friends and family happy at the dinner table with a pasta party.

Sat, Apr 27 1:30 P.M. Italian All Stars     NH CREATE

In this episode, Lidia shares some of her all-time favorites - tomato and onion salad alla Calabrese, a great salad to make in the summer when tomatoes are sweet and ripe.

Sat, Apr 27 5:00 P.M. Italian All Stars     NH CREATE

In this episode, Lidia shares some of her all-time favorites - tomato and onion salad alla Calabrese, a great salad to make in the summer when tomatoes are sweet and ripe.

Sun, Apr 28 2:00 A.M. Italian All Stars     NH CREATE

In this episode, Lidia shares some of her all-time favorites - tomato and onion salad alla Calabrese, a great salad to make in the summer when tomatoes are sweet and ripe.

Sun, Apr 28 5:30 A.M. Italian All Stars     NH CREATE

In this episode, Lidia shares some of her all-time favorites - tomato and onion salad alla Calabrese, a great salad to make in the summer when tomatoes are sweet and ripe.

Sun, Apr 28 1:30 P.M. It's Pasta Night!     NH EXPLORE

Everyone loves pasta, and today Lidia shows the fun and economical way to make all of your friends and family happy at the dinner table with a pasta party.

Mon, Apr 29 8:00 A.M. Southern Italian Salads     NH EXPLORE

Calabria is famous for its fiery salami spread, 'nduja.

Mon, Apr 29 8:00 P.M. Crispy Favorites     NH CREATE

Fried foods are not eaten often in Italy, but Lidia shares some recipes no one can resist.

Mon, Apr 29 11:30 P.M. Crispy Favorites     NH CREATE

Fried foods are not eaten often in Italy, but Lidia shares some recipes no one can resist.

Tue, Apr 30 2:00 A.M. Crispy Favorites     NH CREATE

Fried foods are not eaten often in Italy, but Lidia shares some recipes no one can resist.

Tue, Apr 30 5:30 A.M. Crispy Favorites     NH CREATE

Fried foods are not eaten often in Italy, but Lidia shares some recipes no one can resist.

Tue, Apr 30 8:00 A.M. Everything Rice     NH EXPLORE

Today is all about rice, and Lidia teaches viewers how to master the technique of making risotto.

Wed, May 1 8:00 A.M. Chocolate and Dinner     NH EXPLORE

In today's episode, Lidia shares some of her favorite chocolate desserts and one deliciously creamy risotto recipe.

Wed, May 1 8:00 P.M. A Meal for the Grandkids     NH CREATE

Lidia loves cooking for her family and today, she shares some of her favorite recipes to make for her grandkids, including a refreshing and kid-friendly cherry almond spritzer; a simple dessert of grilled fruit, which brings out the fruit's natural sweetness; and pasta salad with green beans, tomatoes and mozzarella, a great dish for buffets, picnics, and large family gatherings.

Wed, May 1 11:30 P.M. A Meal for the Grandkids     NH CREATE

Lidia loves cooking for her family and today, she shares some of her favorite recipes to make for her grandkids, including a refreshing and kid-friendly cherry almond spritzer; a simple dessert of grilled fruit, which brings out the fruit's natural sweetness; and pasta salad with green beans, tomatoes and mozzarella, a great dish for buffets, picnics, and large family gatherings.

Thu, May 2 2:00 A.M. A Meal for the Grandkids     NH CREATE

Lidia loves cooking for her family and today, she shares some of her favorite recipes to make for her grandkids, including a refreshing and kid-friendly cherry almond spritzer; a simple dessert of grilled fruit, which brings out the fruit's natural sweetness; and pasta salad with green beans, tomatoes and mozzarella, a great dish for buffets, picnics, and large family gatherings.

Thu, May 2 5:30 A.M. A Meal for the Grandkids     NH CREATE

Lidia loves cooking for her family and today, she shares some of her favorite recipes to make for her grandkids, including a refreshing and kid-friendly cherry almond spritzer; a simple dessert of grilled fruit, which brings out the fruit's natural sweetness; and pasta salad with green beans, tomatoes and mozzarella, a great dish for buffets, picnics, and large family gatherings.

Thu, May 2 8:00 A.M. The Fresh Catch     NH EXPLORE

ish is a staple on Lidia's table and today, Lidia shares a simple menu for a party based around fish.

Fri, May 3 8:00 A.M. A Bright Summer Feast     NH EXPLORE

Lidia loves bringing people together in her kitchen, and she shares two recipes that are wonderful for a buffet-style meal, her favorite way of entertaining guests.

Fri, May 3 8:00 P.M. Starring Olive Oil     NH CREATE

Olive oil is an essential staple in every Italian home.

Fri, May 3 11:30 P.M. Starring Olive Oil     NH CREATE

Olive oil is an essential staple in every Italian home.

Sat, May 4 2:00 A.M. Starring Olive Oil     NH CREATE

Olive oil is an essential staple in every Italian home.

Sat, May 4 5:30 A.M. Starring Olive Oil     NH CREATE

Olive oil is an essential staple in every Italian home.

Sat, May 4 1:30 P.M. Everything Rice     NHPBS

Today is all about rice, and Lidia teaches viewers how to master the technique of making risotto.

Sat, May 4 1:30 P.M. Crispy Favorites     NH CREATE

Fried foods are not eaten often in Italy, but Lidia shares some recipes no one can resist.

Sat, May 4 5:00 P.M. Crispy Favorites     NH CREATE

Fried foods are not eaten often in Italy, but Lidia shares some recipes no one can resist.

Sun, May 5 2:00 A.M. Crispy Favorites     NH CREATE

Fried foods are not eaten often in Italy, but Lidia shares some recipes no one can resist.

Sun, May 5 5:30 A.M. Crispy Favorites     NH CREATE

Fried foods are not eaten often in Italy, but Lidia shares some recipes no one can resist.

Sun, May 5 1:30 P.M. Everything Rice     NH EXPLORE

Today is all about rice, and Lidia teaches viewers how to master the technique of making risotto.

Mon, May 6 8:00 A.M. What's Baking     NH EXPLORE

With the oven on, Lidia creates sweet and savory dishes her viewers can easily make at home.

Mon, May 6 8:00 P.M. Spice It Up     NH CREATE

Spices impart a lot of flavor to a recipe, and today Lidia shows viewers how to use different spices.

Mon, May 6 11:30 P.M. Spice It Up     NH CREATE

Spices impart a lot of flavor to a recipe, and today Lidia shows viewers how to use different spices.

Tue, May 7 2:00 A.M. Spice It Up     NH CREATE

Spices impart a lot of flavor to a recipe, and today Lidia shows viewers how to use different spices.

Tue, May 7 5:30 A.M. Spice It Up     NH CREATE

Spices impart a lot of flavor to a recipe, and today Lidia shows viewers how to use different spices.

Tue, May 7 8:00 A.M. Summertime Fun     NH EXPLORE

Summer is the time of year when some of Lidia's favorite vegetables and fruits are at their best.

Wed, May 8 8:00 A.M. Quick and Delicious     NH EXPLORE

In this episode, Lidia shares recipes that are quick to whip up and ideal for days when you don't have much time to cook.

Wed, May 8 8:00 P.M. A Perfect Roast     NH CREATE

Roasting enhances the flavor of any kind of meat and Lidia often makes a roast for family meals.

Wed, May 8 11:30 P.M. A Perfect Roast     NH CREATE

Roasting enhances the flavor of any kind of meat and Lidia often makes a roast for family meals.

Thu, May 9 2:00 A.M. A Perfect Roast     NH CREATE

Roasting enhances the flavor of any kind of meat and Lidia often makes a roast for family meals.

Thu, May 9 5:30 A.M. A Perfect Roast     NH CREATE

Roasting enhances the flavor of any kind of meat and Lidia often makes a roast for family meals.

Thu, May 9 8:00 A.M. A Colorful Party     NH EXPLORE

When hosting an Italian-style cocktail party, all you need is some drinks, a nice selection of appetizers, and you're set!

Fri, May 10 8:00 A.M. Italian American Classics     NH EXPLORE

Lidia cooks up two Italian American favorites today in her kitchen - lasagna with ricotta and fresh mozzarella, baked to golden perfection and eggplant parmigiana stacks, pan fried and made with fresh tomato sauce and mozzarella.

Fri, May 10 8:00 P.M. Southern Italian Salads     NH CREATE

Calabria is famous for its fiery salami spread, 'nduja.

Fri, May 10 11:30 P.M. Southern Italian Salads     NH CREATE

Calabria is famous for its fiery salami spread, 'nduja.

Sat, May 11 2:00 A.M. Southern Italian Salads     NH CREATE

Calabria is famous for its fiery salami spread, 'nduja.

Sat, May 11 5:30 A.M. Southern Italian Salads     NH CREATE

Calabria is famous for its fiery salami spread, 'nduja.

Sat, May 11 1:30 P.M. Chocolate and Dinner     NHPBS

In today's episode, Lidia shares some of her favorite chocolate desserts and one deliciously creamy risotto recipe.

Sat, May 11 1:30 P.M. Spice It Up     NH CREATE

Spices impart a lot of flavor to a recipe, and today Lidia shows viewers how to use different spices.

Sat, May 11 5:00 P.M. Spice It Up     NH CREATE

Spices impart a lot of flavor to a recipe, and today Lidia shows viewers how to use different spices.

Sun, May 12 2:00 A.M. Spice It Up     NH CREATE

Spices impart a lot of flavor to a recipe, and today Lidia shows viewers how to use different spices.

Sun, May 12 5:30 A.M. Spice It Up     NH CREATE

Spices impart a lot of flavor to a recipe, and today Lidia shows viewers how to use different spices.

Sun, May 12 1:30 P.M. Chocolate and Dinner     NH EXPLORE

In today's episode, Lidia shares some of her favorite chocolate desserts and one deliciously creamy risotto recipe.

Mon, May 13 8:00 A.M. Fish Fiesta     NH EXPLORE

Fish is a staple on Lidia's table all year long, and she loves to plan a dinner that showcases the best and freshest of seafood.

Mon, May 13 8:00 P.M. Everything Rice     NH CREATE

Today is all about rice, and Lidia teaches viewers how to master the technique of making risotto.

Mon, May 13 11:30 P.M. Everything Rice     NH CREATE

Today is all about rice, and Lidia teaches viewers how to master the technique of making risotto.

Tue, May 14 2:00 A.M. Everything Rice     NH CREATE

Today is all about rice, and Lidia teaches viewers how to master the technique of making risotto.

Tue, May 14 5:30 A.M. Everything Rice     NH CREATE

Today is all about rice, and Lidia teaches viewers how to master the technique of making risotto.

Tue, May 14 8:00 A.M. It's Pasta Night!     NH EXPLORE

Everyone loves pasta, and today Lidia shows the fun and economical way to make all of your friends and family happy at the dinner table with a pasta party.

Wed, May 15 8:00 A.M. A Comforting Casserole     NH EXPLORE

Casseroles have a place in everyone's heart and home.

Wed, May 15 8:00 P.M. Chocolate and Dinner     NH CREATE

In today's episode, Lidia shares some of her favorite chocolate desserts and one deliciously creamy risotto recipe.

Wed, May 15 11:30 P.M. Chocolate and Dinner     NH CREATE

In today's episode, Lidia shares some of her favorite chocolate desserts and one deliciously creamy risotto recipe.

Thu, May 16 2:00 A.M. Chocolate and Dinner     NH CREATE

In today's episode, Lidia shares some of her favorite chocolate desserts and one deliciously creamy risotto recipe.

Thu, May 16 5:30 A.M. Chocolate and Dinner     NH CREATE

In today's episode, Lidia shares some of her favorite chocolate desserts and one deliciously creamy risotto recipe.

Thu, May 16 8:00 A.M. Crazy for Mushrooms     NH EXPLORE

Lidia loves earthy, delicious mushrooms and today shares some of her favorite mushroom recipes that she has prepared over the years.

Fri, May 17 8:00 A.M. Spiced Up Soup and Salad Night     NH EXPLORE

Soups are a part of any Italian celebration, and Americans love pairing them with a salad and sandwich.

Fri, May 17 8:00 P.M. The Fresh Catch     NH CREATE

ish is a staple on Lidia's table and today, Lidia shares a simple menu for a party based around fish.

Fri, May 17 11:30 P.M. The Fresh Catch     NH CREATE

ish is a staple on Lidia's table and today, Lidia shares a simple menu for a party based around fish.

Sat, May 18 2:00 A.M. The Fresh Catch     NH CREATE

ish is a staple on Lidia's table and today, Lidia shares a simple menu for a party based around fish.

Sat, May 18 5:30 A.M. The Fresh Catch     NH CREATE

ish is a staple on Lidia's table and today, Lidia shares a simple menu for a party based around fish.

Sat, May 18 1:30 P.M. The Fresh Catch     NHPBS

ish is a staple on Lidia's table and today, Lidia shares a simple menu for a party based around fish.

Sat, May 18 1:30 P.M. Everything Rice     NH CREATE

Today is all about rice, and Lidia teaches viewers how to master the technique of making risotto.

Sat, May 18 5:00 P.M. Everything Rice     NH CREATE

Today is all about rice, and Lidia teaches viewers how to master the technique of making risotto.

Sun, May 19 2:00 A.M. Everything Rice     NH CREATE

Today is all about rice, and Lidia teaches viewers how to master the technique of making risotto.

Sun, May 19 5:30 A.M. Everything Rice     NH CREATE

Today is all about rice, and Lidia teaches viewers how to master the technique of making risotto.

Sun, May 19 1:30 P.M. Fish Fiesta     NH EXPLORE

Fish is a staple on Lidia's table all year long, and she loves to plan a dinner that showcases the best and freshest of seafood.

Mon, May 20 8:00 A.M. A Special Occasion     NH EXPLORE

When a holiday or special occasion goes around, it's time to go above and beyond with an extra special feast.

Mon, May 20 8:00 P.M. A Bright Summer Feast     NH CREATE

Lidia loves bringing people together in her kitchen, and she shares two recipes that are wonderful for a buffet-style meal, her favorite way of entertaining guests.

Mon, May 20 11:30 P.M. A Bright Summer Feast     NH CREATE

Lidia loves bringing people together in her kitchen, and she shares two recipes that are wonderful for a buffet-style meal, her favorite way of entertaining guests.

Tue, May 21 2:00 A.M. A Bright Summer Feast     NH CREATE

Lidia loves bringing people together in her kitchen, and she shares two recipes that are wonderful for a buffet-style meal, her favorite way of entertaining guests.

Tue, May 21 5:30 A.M. A Bright Summer Feast     NH CREATE

Lidia loves bringing people together in her kitchen, and she shares two recipes that are wonderful for a buffet-style meal, her favorite way of entertaining guests.

Tue, May 21 8:00 A.M. The Roast     NH EXPLORE

Lidia loves a good roast. It brings out unimaginable flavors, and the aromas from the kitchen will beckon your family to the table.

Wed, May 22 8:00 A.M. Weeknight Dinner     NH EXPLORE

Simple recipes are a must for weeknight dinners, and Lidia always looks for those that deliver a burst of flavor.

Wed, May 22 8:00 P.M. What's Baking     NH CREATE

With the oven on, Lidia creates sweet and savory dishes her viewers can easily make at home.

Wed, May 22 11:30 P.M. What's Baking     NH CREATE

With the oven on, Lidia creates sweet and savory dishes her viewers can easily make at home.

Thu, May 23 2:00 A.M. What's Baking     NH CREATE

With the oven on, Lidia creates sweet and savory dishes her viewers can easily make at home.

Thu, May 23 5:30 A.M. What's Baking     NH CREATE

With the oven on, Lidia creates sweet and savory dishes her viewers can easily make at home.

Thu, May 23 8:00 A.M. A Dinner Party     NH EXPLORE

Entertaining comes in many forms, and today Lidia creates a menu that is perfect for an intimate gathering of friends and family.

Fri, May 24 8:00 A.M. Party Fixings     NH EXPLORE

Lidia says that the key to a great party is always the food, and in this episode she features some of her best party recipes from over the years.

Fri, May 24 8:00 P.M. Summertime Fun     NH CREATE

Summer is the time of year when some of Lidia's favorite vegetables and fruits are at their best.

Fri, May 24 11:30 P.M. Summertime Fun     NH CREATE

Summer is the time of year when some of Lidia's favorite vegetables and fruits are at their best.

Sat, May 25 2:00 A.M. Summertime Fun     NH CREATE

Summer is the time of year when some of Lidia's favorite vegetables and fruits are at their best.

Sat, May 25 5:30 A.M. Summertime Fun     NH CREATE

Summer is the time of year when some of Lidia's favorite vegetables and fruits are at their best.

Sat, May 25 1:30 P.M. A Bright Summer Feast     NHPBS

Lidia loves bringing people together in her kitchen, and she shares two recipes that are wonderful for a buffet-style meal, her favorite way of entertaining guests.

Sat, May 25 1:30 P.M. A Bright Summer Feast     NH CREATE

Lidia loves bringing people together in her kitchen, and she shares two recipes that are wonderful for a buffet-style meal, her favorite way of entertaining guests.

Sat, May 25 5:00 P.M. A Bright Summer Feast     NH CREATE

Lidia loves bringing people together in her kitchen, and she shares two recipes that are wonderful for a buffet-style meal, her favorite way of entertaining guests.

Sun, May 26 2:00 A.M. A Bright Summer Feast     NH CREATE

Lidia loves bringing people together in her kitchen, and she shares two recipes that are wonderful for a buffet-style meal, her favorite way of entertaining guests.

Sun, May 26 5:30 A.M. A Bright Summer Feast     NH CREATE

Lidia loves bringing people together in her kitchen, and she shares two recipes that are wonderful for a buffet-style meal, her favorite way of entertaining guests.

Sun, May 26 1:30 P.M. The Fresh Catch     NH EXPLORE

ish is a staple on Lidia's table and today, Lidia shares a simple menu for a party based around fish.

Mon, May 27 8:00 A.M. Cold Weather Comforts     NH EXPLORE

When it's cold outside Lidia's kitchen kicks into high gear.

Mon, May 27 8:00 P.M. Quick and Delicious     NH CREATE

In this episode, Lidia shares recipes that are quick to whip up and ideal for days when you don't have much time to cook.

Mon, May 27 11:30 P.M. Quick and Delicious     NH CREATE

In this episode, Lidia shares recipes that are quick to whip up and ideal for days when you don't have much time to cook.

Tue, May 28 2:00 A.M. Quick and Delicious     NH CREATE

In this episode, Lidia shares recipes that are quick to whip up and ideal for days when you don't have much time to cook.

Tue, May 28 5:30 A.M. Quick and Delicious     NH CREATE

In this episode, Lidia shares recipes that are quick to whip up and ideal for days when you don't have much time to cook.

Tue, May 28 8:00 A.M. Game Day Bites     NH EXPLORE

Whether it's American football or Italian soccer, game day parties are always popular.

Wed, May 29 8:00 A.M. Pizza Party     NH EXPLORE

Lidia makes pizza the centerpiece for your next party.

Wed, May 29 8:00 P.M. A Colorful Party     NH CREATE

When hosting an Italian-style cocktail party, all you need is some drinks, a nice selection of appetizers, and you're set!

Wed, May 29 11:30 P.M. A Colorful Party     NH CREATE

When hosting an Italian-style cocktail party, all you need is some drinks, a nice selection of appetizers, and you're set!

Thu, May 30 2:00 A.M. A Colorful Party     NH CREATE

When hosting an Italian-style cocktail party, all you need is some drinks, a nice selection of appetizers, and you're set!

Thu, May 30 5:30 A.M. A Colorful Party     NH CREATE

When hosting an Italian-style cocktail party, all you need is some drinks, a nice selection of appetizers, and you're set!

Thu, May 30 8:00 A.M. Italian Staples     NH EXPLORE

In this episode, it's all about some of Italy's most popular staples.

Fri, May 31 8:00 A.M. Meatballs     NH EXPLORE

Meatballs are an all-time favorite, and Lidia creates some new versions to add to your meatball repertoire and make those parties memorable.

Fri, May 31 8:00 P.M. Crowd Pleasers     NH CREATE

Today is all about feeding a large crowd, and Lidia cooks up recipes that all your guests will love, no matter whom you are hosting : sausages and apples, a flavorful one-pot meal that is great for family-style dining; spaghetti with roasted garlic pesto, a delicious and economical addition to any party; and finally, chocolate ricotta cheesecake, a chocolatey twist to the classic Italian ricotta cheesecake.

Fri, May 31 11:30 P.M. Crowd Pleasers     NH CREATE

Today is all about feeding a large crowd, and Lidia cooks up recipes that all your guests will love, no matter whom you are hosting : sausages and apples, a flavorful one-pot meal that is great for family-style dining; spaghetti with roasted garlic pesto, a delicious and economical addition to any party; and finally, chocolate ricotta cheesecake, a chocolatey twist to the classic Italian ricotta cheesecake.

Sat, Jun 1 2:00 A.M. Crowd Pleasers     NH CREATE

Today is all about feeding a large crowd, and Lidia cooks up recipes that all your guests will love, no matter whom you are hosting : sausages and apples, a flavorful one-pot meal that is great for family-style dining; spaghetti with roasted garlic pesto, a delicious and economical addition to any party; and finally, chocolate ricotta cheesecake, a chocolatey twist to the classic Italian ricotta cheesecake.

Sat, Jun 1 5:30 A.M. Crowd Pleasers     NH CREATE

Today is all about feeding a large crowd, and Lidia cooks up recipes that all your guests will love, no matter whom you are hosting : sausages and apples, a flavorful one-pot meal that is great for family-style dining; spaghetti with roasted garlic pesto, a delicious and economical addition to any party; and finally, chocolate ricotta cheesecake, a chocolatey twist to the classic Italian ricotta cheesecake.

Sat, Jun 1 1:30 P.M. Quick and Delicious     NH CREATE

In this episode, Lidia shares recipes that are quick to whip up and ideal for days when you don't have much time to cook.

Sat, Jun 1 5:00 P.M. Quick and Delicious     NH CREATE

In this episode, Lidia shares recipes that are quick to whip up and ideal for days when you don't have much time to cook.

Lidia's Kitchen By Episode

  • Layering Italian Flavors (#401)

    "Alla Parmigiana" is a technique applied in many southern Italian dishes that is all about layering simple bold flavors.

  • Poached Egg (#402)

    The egg is a staple ingredient in any kitchen and should not be overlooked or overcooked.

  • All About Chicken (#403)

    This episode features a "Best of Chicken" with some of Lidia's favorite dishes from the oven to the stovetop.

  • Salt (#404)

    Salting your food is an important step in any kitchen, and the type of salt used can make a huge difference in your meal.

  • Gnocchi (#405)

    They have been called the "gnocchi family" and in this episode, Lidia shares two of her more unusual versions of this dish: her butternut squash gnocchi are light and slightly sweet as they showcase this welcome vegetable in the potato mix.

  • Cooking with Wine (#406)

    Italians love to drink wine with their meals and cook with it as well.

  • Italian American Classics (#501)

    Lidia cooks up two Italian American favorites today in her kitchen - lasagna with ricotta and fresh mozzarella, baked to golden perfection and eggplant parmigiana stacks, pan fried and made with fresh tomato sauce and mozzarella.

  • Fish Fiesta (#502)

    Fish is a staple on Lidia's table all year long, and she loves to plan a dinner that showcases the best and freshest of seafood.

  • It's Pasta Night! (#503)

    Everyone loves pasta, and today Lidia shows the fun and economical way to make all of your friends and family happy at the dinner table with a pasta party.

  • A Comforting Casserole (#504)

    Casseroles have a place in everyone's heart and home.

  • Crazy for Mushrooms (#505)

    Lidia loves earthy, delicious mushrooms and today shares some of her favorite mushroom recipes that she has prepared over the years.

  • Spiced Up Soup and Salad Night (#506)

    Soups are a part of any Italian celebration, and Americans love pairing them with a salad and sandwich.

  • A Special Occasion (#507)

    When a holiday or special occasion goes around, it's time to go above and beyond with an extra special feast.

  • The Roast (#508)

    Lidia loves a good roast. It brings out unimaginable flavors, and the aromas from the kitchen will beckon your family to the table.

  • Weeknight Dinner (#509)

    Simple recipes are a must for weeknight dinners, and Lidia always looks for those that deliver a burst of flavor.

  • A Dinner Party (#510)

    Entertaining comes in many forms, and today Lidia creates a menu that is perfect for an intimate gathering of friends and family.

  • Party Fixings (#511)

    Lidia says that the key to a great party is always the food, and in this episode she features some of her best party recipes from over the years.

  • Cold Weather Comforts (#512)

    When it's cold outside Lidia's kitchen kicks into high gear.

  • Game Day Bites (#513)

    Whether it's American football or Italian soccer, game day parties are always popular.

  • Pizza Party (#514)

    Lidia makes pizza the centerpiece for your next party.

  • Italian Staples (#515)

    In this episode, it's all about some of Italy's most popular staples.

  • Meatballs (#516)

    Meatballs are an all-time favorite, and Lidia creates some new versions to add to your meatball repertoire and make those parties memorable.

  • The Dessert Table (#517)

    In today's episode, Lidia shares three of her favorite desserts-one spoon dessert, one seasonal fruit based dessert and of course a baked sweet to warm up the kitchen.

  • Slow Cooking (#518)

    Slow cooking does take a little time, but it is so rewarding.

  • Heartwarming Favorites (#519)

    Today, Lidia creates the ultimate heartwarming dinner table filled with dishes that deliver flavor, comfort and love in every bite.

  • A Winter Garden (#520)

    Italians love their seasons, and they know how to make delicious soups, salads and pastas with fall and winter vegetables.

  • Italian Style Bbq (#521)

    It's all about the grill today since Italians love a "grigliata mista" or Italian grilled platters of meats, seafood and vegetables.

  • Tomato Time (#522)

    Tomatoes make the perfect canvas for any recipe, and in today's episode, Lidia shares three of her favorite dishes featuring this juicy, delicious staple of Italian cuisine.

  • Family Brunch (#523)

    Today, Lidia shares some new show-stopping dishes for the perfect family style brunch that includes crostata with kale butternut squash and ricotta, made of a flaky dough filled with a creamy colorful mix of ricotta, kale, butternut squash and golden raisins.

  • Cocktail Party (#524)

    Italians love to celebrate life, family and friends.

  • A Summer Shindig (#525)

    Summertime is dinner party season, and Lidia loves to serve family style meals.

  • Summer Picnic (#526)

    Italians love a good picnic, and Lidia shares some of her favorite picnic foods from her childhood.

  • Crowd Pleasers (#601)

    Today is all about feeding a large crowd, and Lidia cooks up recipes that all your guests will love, no matter whom you are hosting : sausages and apples, a flavorful one-pot meal that is great for family-style dining; spaghetti with roasted garlic pesto, a delicious and economical addition to any party; and finally, chocolate ricotta cheesecake, a chocolatey twist to the classic Italian ricotta cheesecake.

  • A Cheesy Craving (#602)

    Italians love cheese, and back in the kitchen, Lidia shares her favorite cheesy appetizers: baked goat cheese, fava, and artichoke dip, baked to golden to perfection; and baked stuffed vegetables, a recipe Lidia often makes when cooking for her family.

  • Eggs All Day (#603)

    In today's episode, Lidia shows you how to brunch Italian-style.

  • Party Favorites (#604)

    Italians love entertaining and celebrating life with family, friends, and food.

  • A Seaside Buffet (#605)

    Fish is a staple in Lidia's kitchen and she loves planning dinner parties based on seafood.

  • The Best Bar Food (#606)

    On today's menu, Lidia serves chicken and sausage bites with apple cider vinegar sauce, made with rosemary, vinegar, and honey.

  • Pasta Party (#607)

    Pasta is a staple in any Italian home and today, Lidia prepares three pasta recipes that will become staples in your kitchen.

  • Northern Italian Comforts (#608)

    Comfort food is loved in America, and today, Lidia shares comfort foods Italians love to make.

  • An Easy Holiday (#609)

    Today is all about stress-free cooking for a holiday celebration or special occasion.

  • Italian All Stars (#610)

    In this episode, Lidia shares some of her all-time favorites - tomato and onion salad alla Calabrese, a great salad to make in the summer when tomatoes are sweet and ripe.

  • Italy's Heartland (#611)

    Lidia loves entertaining and today, she shares recipes that are fit for any Italian dinner party.

  • Soups On (#612)

    Soups are a delicious and comforting way to warm up especially in the winter months.

  • Crispy Favorites (#613)

    Fried foods are not eaten often in Italy, but Lidia shares some recipes no one can resist.

  • A Meal for the Grandkids (#614)

    Lidia loves cooking for her family and today, she shares some of her favorite recipes to make for her grandkids, including a refreshing and kid-friendly cherry almond spritzer; a simple dessert of grilled fruit, which brings out the fruit's natural sweetness; and pasta salad with green beans, tomatoes and mozzarella, a great dish for buffets, picnics, and large family gatherings.

  • Starring Olive Oil (#615)

    Olive oil is an essential staple in every Italian home.

  • Spice It Up (#616)

    Spices impart a lot of flavor to a recipe, and today Lidia shows viewers how to use different spices.

  • A Perfect Roast (#617)

    Roasting enhances the flavor of any kind of meat and Lidia often makes a roast for family meals.

  • Southern Italian Salads (#618)

    Calabria is famous for its fiery salami spread, 'nduja.

  • Everything Rice (#619)

    Today is all about rice, and Lidia teaches viewers how to master the technique of making risotto.

  • Chocolate and Dinner (#620)

    In today's episode, Lidia shares some of her favorite chocolate desserts and one deliciously creamy risotto recipe.

  • The Fresh Catch (#621)

    ish is a staple on Lidia's table and today, Lidia shares a simple menu for a party based around fish.

  • A Bright Summer Feast (#622)

    Lidia loves bringing people together in her kitchen, and she shares two recipes that are wonderful for a buffet-style meal, her favorite way of entertaining guests.

  • What's Baking (#623)

    With the oven on, Lidia creates sweet and savory dishes her viewers can easily make at home.

  • Summertime Fun (#624)

    Summer is the time of year when some of Lidia's favorite vegetables and fruits are at their best.

  • Quick and Delicious (#625)

    In this episode, Lidia shares recipes that are quick to whip up and ideal for days when you don't have much time to cook.

  • A Colorful Party (#626)

    When hosting an Italian-style cocktail party, all you need is some drinks, a nice selection of appetizers, and you're set!



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