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Lidia's Kitchen

Keep it Fresh

Keep it Fresh

Lidia creates some colorful summertime dishes featuring fresh ingredients. First, she prepares a Shrimp and Melon Salad with Basil Mint Pesto. Next, she connects with her grandson, Lorenzo, to see how he did with her Peaches in White Wine recipe. Finally, she makes a Mezze Rigatoni with Raw Tomato Sauce – a dish that truly celebrates the freshness of the summer season.
Season 9 Episode 919 Length 26:46 Premiere: 12.16.21

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Lidia's Kitchen

About Lidia's Kitchen

Season eight of LIDIA'S KITCHEN: REFLECTING AND RECONNECTING features stories that shaped Lidia Bastianich as a person and as a chef. Throughout the 26-part series, Lidia shares anecdotes and recipes from her childhood, when times were sometimes challenging, but happy and fulfilling.

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Sweet & Savory Fruit

Premiered On: January 24, 2022

Recipes include a cheese plate with plum mostarda and gnocco fritto and sausage & apples.

  • Friday January 28, 2022 6:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Friday January 28, 2022 5:00 pm CT on KET2

All in the Skillet

Premiered On: December 6, 2021

Lidia prepares skillet shrimp with asparagus and skillet gratinate of pork, eggplant and zucchini. Lidia encourages her granddaughter, Julia, to make one-pot soft polenta.

  • Saturday January 29, 2022 3:00 pm ET on KET
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Italian Essentials

Premiered On: January 31, 2022

Classic Italian recipes include chicken parmigiana, arancini and Bolognese sauce.

  • Monday January 31, 2022 12:00 pm ET on KET2
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Bread & Beans

Premiered On: December 13, 2021

Lidia makes crostini two ways - with fresh tomatoes and ricotta and smothered with kale and fontina. Plus, monkfish brodetto with cannellini.

  • Saturday February 5, 2022 3:00 pm ET on KET
  • Saturday February 5, 2022 2:00 pm CT on KET

Keep It Fresh

Premiered On: February 7, 2022

Shrimp and melon salad with basil mint pesto and mezze rigatoni with raw tomato sauce are served.

  • Monday February 7, 2022 12:00 pm ET on KET2
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One Dish, Two Meals

Premiered On: December 20, 2021

Recipes include creamy and delicious zucchini, peas and pancetta risotto and risotto cakes using leftover risotto. Lidia talks to her friend and cookbook author, Katie Parla.

  • Saturday February 12, 2022 3:00 pm ET on KET
  • Saturday February 12, 2022 2:00 pm CT on KET

Italian Style Salads

Premiered On: February 14, 2022

Lidia prepares a panzanella with fennel and shrimp and an orange and tropea onion salad.

  • Monday February 14, 2022 12:00 pm ET on KET2
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Fruits of the Sea

Premiered On: December 27, 2021

Lidia prepares halibut with saffron fregola and tuna and chickpea salad.

  • Saturday February 19, 2022 3:00 pm ET on KET
  • Saturday February 19, 2022 2:00 pm CT on KET

Potato, Potato

Premiered On: February 21, 2022

Lidia prepares a potato and pasta soup and green beans with new potatoes.

  • Monday February 21, 2022 12:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Monday February 21, 2022 11:00 am CT on KET2
  • Monday February 21, 2022 5:00 pm ET on KET2
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Elegant Eats

Premiered On: January 3, 2022

Lidia prepares fennel & Asian pear salad, cheesy veal chops with cabbage and lentil crostini.

  • Saturday February 26, 2022 3:00 pm ET on KET
  • Saturday February 26, 2022 2:00 pm CT on KET

The Sweet Life in Italy

Premiered On: February 28, 2022

Lidia highlights sweet treats including a bergamot and ricotta parfait and an almond tart.

  • Monday February 28, 2022 12:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Monday February 28, 2022 11:00 am CT on KET2
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Sweet & Savory Fruit

  • Friday January 28, 2022 1:00 pm ET on KET2
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Salt Your Pasta Water!

  • Saturday January 22, 2022 3:00 pm ET on KET
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Southern Italian Favorites

  • Friday January 21, 2022 6:00 pm ET on KET2
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Prepare the Harvest

  • Saturday January 15, 2022 3:00 pm ET on KET
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Familiar Flavors

  • Friday January 14, 2022 6:00 pm ET on KET2
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Breakfast at Lidia's

  • Saturday January 8, 2022 3:00 pm ET on KET
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Elegant Eats

  • Friday January 7, 2022 6:00 pm ET on KET2
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Dress Up Dinner

  • Saturday January 1, 2022 3:00 pm ET on KET
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Fruits of the Sea

  • Friday December 31, 2021 6:00 pm ET on KET2
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Season 9 Episodes

Keep it Fresh

S9 E919 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 12.16.21

Italian Essentials

S9 E918 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 12.16.21

Sweet & Savory Fruit

S9 E917 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 12.16.21

Southern Italian Favorites

S9 E916 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 12.16.21

Familiar Flavors

S9 E915 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 12.16.21

Elegant Eats

S9 E914 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 12.16.21

Fruits of the Sea

S9 E913 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 12.16.21

One Dish, Two Meals

S9 E912 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 12.1.21

Bread & Beans

S9 E911 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 12.1.21

All in the Skillet

S9 E910 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 12.1.21

Salt Your Pasta Water!

S9 E909 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 11.17.21

Prepare the Harvest

S9 E908 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 11.17.21

Breakfast at Lidia’s

S9 E907 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 11.5.21

Dress Up Dinner

S9 E906 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 11.3.21

Go-To Cravings

S9 E905 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 10.20.21

An Italian Lunchbox

S9 E904 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 10.13.21

Family Meal

S9 E903 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 10.8.21

Cheese Please!

S9 E902 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 9.29.21

What’s For Dinner?

S9 E901 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 9.24.21

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