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Mary Ann Esposito travels around the United States and Rome, Italy in search of recipes that can be prepared in thirty-minutes or less.

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Closed Captioned Bread and Little Bellies/Pane E Panzerotti #2216 [TV-G]
Mary Ann creates lovely loaves of Pane Siciliano and deep fried "little bellies" of dough stuffed with sun-dried tomatoes and mozzarella cheese.

  • KET2 Wednesday, July 29 at 4:30 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Something Sweet/Qualcosa Di Dolce #2217 [TV-G]
Mary Ann pulls out the stops when it comes to a "bomb" of an ice cream treat: La Bomba. She starts with lady fingers dipped in Marsala wine, and adds them to a mold, along with coffee and vanilla ice cream, topped with whipped cream. She also makes a ricotta pudding.

  • KET2 Wednesday, August 5 at 4:30 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Cooking School for Everyone/La Scuola Di Cucina Per Tutti #2218 [TV-G]
Mary Ann shows students how to make pasta from scratch and a Cuccidati, a tart, citrusy cookie with lemon frosting.

  • KET2 Wednesday, August 12 at 4:30 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Cooking with Herbs/Cucinando Con Le Herbe #2219 [TV-G]
Mary Ann and Bob Tomaselli make halibut in lemon sauce, baked fennel in white sauce with cheese and herb-flavored crumbs, and tasty green focaccia.

  • KET2 Wednesday, August 19 at 4:30 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Chicken/Pollo #2220 [TV-G]
Mary Ann prepares classic chicken with wine and grapes, chicken and fontina casserole, and easy-to-prepare chicken cutlets stuffed with ham and herbs.

  • KET2 Wednesday, August 26 at 4:30 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Cooking for Friends/Cucinando Per Gli Amici #2221 [TV-G]
It's Sunday when Mary Ann visits Christina and Carla Pallotta who prepare ricotta gnocchi with rape and pignola nut sauce, followed by stuffed breast of veal, with fontina cheese polenta and wild mushrooms on the side.

  • KET2 Wednesday, September 2 at 4:30 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Antipasto Favorites/Antipasti Favoriti #2222 [TV-G]
Mary Ann prepares chickpea meatballs, tart and refreshing marinated shrimp and cannellini beans, and pizza antipasti with clever toppings.

  • KET2 Wednesday, September 9 at 4:30 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Company Dinner/La Cena Per Gli Ospiti #2223 [TV-G]
Author and food critic John Mariani joins Mary Ann to pair fantastic wines with an equally fantastic dinner, starting with a clever chickpea flatbread, marinated lamb shoulder chops with fresh mint sauce, and buttermilk panna cotta.

  • KET2 Wednesday, September 16 at 4:30 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Cauliflower/Broccolo #2224 [TV-G]
Mary Ann prepares luscious creamy cauliflower baked in a mold and a colorful and hearty broccolo and pasta.

  • KET2 Wednesday, September 23 at 4:30 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Cheeses/Formaggi #2225 [TV-G]
Mary Ann makes four cheese pizza, pan-fried frico, and grana padano cheese basket with basil oil infusion.

  • KET2 Wednesday, September 30 at 4:30 pm EDT

Closed Captioned More Umbrian Cooking/Piu' Cucina Umbra #2226 [TV-G]
Mary Ann travels to a cooking school in Spoleto, Italy, where she prepares Capelletti in Brodo (Little Hats in Chicken Broth), lentils with leeks and sausage, and spinach-filled Torta al Testo (Bread on a Stone).

  • KET2 Wednesday, October 7 at 4:30 pm EDT
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