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Childhood Cravings

Lidia recalls childhood recipes made by her Grandmother Rosa in Italy.

Memories of the Mountains

Lidia explores some of the classic culinary traditions of Northern Italy.

Growing up Italian

Lidia talks about growing up in Italy and family traditions.

Storytime Wiith Grandma

Lidia makes family favorites for her mother, Erminia.

My Italian American

Lidia shares some of her favorite Italian-American recipes.

Love Your Vegetables

Lidia prepares three healthy and delicious Italian vegetable dishes.

Trattoria Favorites

This episode features rustic comfort food served in Italian trattorias.

Great Grains

Lidia shares some of her favorite grain-based recipes.

Cultured Comforts

Lidia makes a trio of recipes featuring Italy's cheeses.

Restaurant’s Greatest Hits

Lidia shares some of her flagship restaurant’s favorite recipes and secrets.

Mediterranean Essentials

Lidia shares seafood classics from the southern part of Italy.

A Stovetop Dinner

Lidia shares a selection of her favorite stovetop recipes.

Family Favorites

Lidia prepares dishes ideal for a weeknight dinner, large gathering or holiday.

Best of Baked Dishes

Lidia creates a trio of hot dishes perfect for entertaining.

Mastering Simplicity

Lidia creates three dishes using seasonal ingredients and simple techniques.

Welcome to my Home

Lidia prepares recipes ideal for entertaining.

Brunch Brilliance

Lidia prepares three Italian recipes that work beautifully for brunch.

Feeding the Family

Lidia makes three family favorites, plus a prosecco punch.

Home-Cooked Restaurant Classics

Lidia prepares two delicious restaurant favorites: gnocchi and halibut.

The Sweetest Hits

Lidia prepares Italian sweets, including a parfait, zabaglione and cookies.

A Roman Interlude

Lidia shares classic Roman techniques for cooking scallops and potatoes.

Restaurant Inspiration

Lidia recreates recipes from her NYC restaurant, Felidia.

Simply Delizioso

Lidia shares three Italian classics: an appetizer, a main course and a dessert.

From Italy to America

Lidia demonstrates one traditional and one contemporary Italian-American dish.

All About Grandma

Grandma Erminia’s favorite meals grace the menu.

Surf 'n' Turf

Lidia creates a menu that incorporates land and sea.

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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