With a passion for entertaining and celebrating life with family, friends, and food, Lidia shares recipes for delicious Italian meals that fit any kind of gathering. (Photo credit: Breadstick Productions)

Lidia’s Kitchen is a paean to the importance of mealtime. Daytime Emmy® Award 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.

In Season 7, Lidia beckons “Tutti in cucina a cucinare!” or “Everyone to the kitchen to cook!”

This season, Lidia is joined on set by her grandchildren. (Photo credit: Breadstick Productions)

In her home kitchen with her grandchildren and her mother Erminia, Lidia shares delicious Italian recipes for weekday dinners or summer parties, revisits Italian-American favorites such as pork chop milanese, and explores family favorites from the vegetable garden, trattoria, and bakery.

When to Watch

See all 26 new Season 7 episodes, airing as part of CPTV’s Saturday afternoon lineup of cooking shows, Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. beginning October 12, 2019.

For more information on Lidia (including recipes!), visit the PBS Food website.


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