Mama Lidia Marathon

Spend Mother's Day weekend with Lidia Bastianich as she puts on a culinary master class in creating delicious Italian meals for the entire family.

Fri, May. 6 to Thu, May. 12

Friday from 8:00pm - 1:00am
Saturday from 9:00am - 2:00pm
Sunday from 11:00am - 4:00pm


Lidia's Kitchen
Storytime With Grandma
Corn and zucchini minestra; fried risotto; beef and root vegetables braised in red wine.

Lidia's Kitchen
Family Favorites
Oven-braised pork chops with red onion and pears; cherry jam tart; cherry bellini.

Lidia's Kitchen
All About Grandma
Rice and pea soup; prosciutto cotto sandwich; baked stuffed shells.

Lidia's Kitchen
Our Courtyard Cantina
Pantry-friendly dishes, including cannellini and pancetta bruschetta made with toasty bread, cannellini beans and pork pancetta, and tuna and chickpea salad.

Lidia's Kitchen
Kneading Dough
A buttery, flaky crostata with kale, butternut squash and ricotta; butternut squash and Brussels sprouts panzanella; pappardelle with mixed mushrooms.

Lidia's Kitchen
Baking Bread
A quick and easy onion tomato focaccia; taralli, crunchy bread rings; pizza rolls with different Italian fillings -- broccoli rabe and sausage and ricotta and leeks.

Lidia's Kitchen
The Vegetable Patch
A country salad; green beans with new potatoes.

Lidia's Kitchen
Family Meal
Balsamic chicken stir fry; Mimi Thorisson's traditional frico recipe with montasio cheese; a sweet grape and ricotta pizza that can be served as a dessert, for brunch or a snack.

Lidia's Kitchen
Breakfast At Lidia's
Fried potatoes with sausage and eggs; breakfast risotto featuring bacon, egg and cheese; ricotta pancakes.

Lidia's Kitchen
Brunch Brilliance
Brunch recipes include polenta with honey and berries; crostata with kale, butternut squash and ricotta; rice balls stuffed with sausage ragu.

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