Lidia Celebrates America

2011, TV Show

A culinary celebration of the American immigrant experience.

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Paid | iTunes Aired: 12/26/2013

Season 2, Episode 2
From PBS: Host Lidia Bastianich celebrates important milestones with a diverse group of Americans: a baptism with a Greek Orthodox family; a Navajo house blessing in Utah; college graduation seen through the eyes of a Brazilian-American Boston University student; and a sweet 16 birthday party for a young French-Cajun woman ready to make her debut as a Nashville country music star. Soprano Renee Fleming sings “You’ll Never Walk Alone.”

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Paid | iTunes Aired: 6/28/2013

Season 2, Episode 1
From PBS: Join host and chef Lidia Bastianich as she celebrates independence and freedom with different cultures across America. The celebrity cast includes actress Anna Deavere Smith, opera singer Renée Fleming, singer Martha Wainwright, chef Jacques Pepin, actor Alec Mapa and former Olympic athlete Nadia Comaneci.

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 4/17/2012

Season 1, Episode 2
From PBS: Join chef Lidia Bastianich to celebrate culture through food, with a focus on wedding traditions.

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Paid | iTunes Aired: 12/20/2011

Season 1, Episode 1
From PBS: Celebrity chef, author and restaurateur Lidia Bastianich celebrates culture through food. Join her for an Italian Christmas Eve Feast of the Seven Fishes with actors Mo Rocca and Stanley Tucci; a Mexican-American Christmas Day with four generations of the Cortez family in San Antonio, Texas; a Chinese New Year feast and celebration with the Fong-Torres family; and a Jewish-American Passover seder with the Russ family of the famed specialty shop Russ and Daughters and food author Ruth Reichl.

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Premiered: December 20, 2011, on PBS
Rating: TV-G
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Premise: A culinary celebration of the American immigrant experience.

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