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600 Series Program Descriptions

Half-Hour Chicken Dinners

  • Lidia shows viewers how to prepare delicious chicken dinners in a flash.
  • Chicken Scallopine with Mushrooms and Marsala Wine
  • Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes
  • Egg-Battered Chicken Scallopine with Lemon Sauce
  • Seared Sage-Marinated Breast of Chicken

Gnocchi Fest

  • Learn the basics and beyond for preparing this alternative to pasta. Lidia is joined in the kitchen by her grandchildren.
  • Potato Gnocchi
  • "Drooling" Gnocchi
  • Gnocchi with Pesto, Potatoes and String Beans

A Sicilian Menu

  • Lidia visits the cuisine of the island of Sicily with her friend Fortunato Nicotra.
  • Caponata
  • Spaghetti with Capers and Anchovies
  • Swordfish Skewers Glazed with Sweet and Sour Sauce

A Winter Dinner

  • In the kitchen with Joe, Erminia and Giovanni, Lidia creates a cozy menu for a winter's night in the kitchen.
  • Lentil and Broccoli Soup
  • Rustic-Cut Roasted Lamb Shoulder

A Pasta Chronology

  • Lidia leads us through three unique pasta preparations.
  • Baked Stuffed Shells
  • Garden Style Whole-Wheat Pasta
  • Capellini Cooked in Red Mullet Stew

A Lesson in Risotto

  • Learn how to prepare this classic Italian dish with Lidia's expert guidance.
  • Plain Risotto
  • Chicken and Mushroom Risotto
  • Shrimp and Leek Risotto

Cooking with Bread

  • Lidia shows us how to insert bread into delicious recipes.
  • Potato, Swiss Chard and Bread Soup
  • Broccoli di Rabe with Day-Old Bread
  • Mazza Murru

Give it a Fry

  • It's easier than you think to fry food at home, and Lidia shows us how.
  • Deluxe 'Tricolore Salad'
  • Mixed Fried Seafood
  • Marinara Sauce, Spicy Version

Ribs, Italian-American Style

  • Lidia shows us her Italian twist on an American favorite.
  • Spare Ribs Roasted with Vinegar and Red Pepper
  • Braised Kale with Bacon
  • Roasted Root Vegetables
  • Guest: Joe Bastianich

Pasta Time

  • Get creative with these three new pasta recipes.
  • Buccatini with Chanterelles, Spring Peas and Prosciutto
  • Mostaccioli with Fresh Basil and Mozzarella
  • Spaghetti with Mushrooms, Garlic and Parsley

Bolognese, Two Ways

  • With her son, Joe, in the kitchen, Lidia shows us two ways to prepare a classic dish.
  • Fresh Egg Pasta/Pappardelle
  • Meat Sauce Bolognese
  • Fazzoletti

Sunday Chicken Dinner

  • Lidia offers two dishes that add up to a delicious Sunday dinner.
  • Shells with Fennel and Shrimp
  • Chicken Bites with Potato, Sausages and Vinegar

Light and Quick

  • When there's no time to cook, try these quick options from Lidia.
  • Fried Banana Peppers
  • Shrimp in a Chunky Marinara Sauce, over Linguine over homemade 'Fregola'
  • Chick Pea and Tuna Salad

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