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Lidia Celebrates America

Weddings: Something Borrowed, Something New

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A blushing bride glows in her gold-trimmed red sari. Mardi Gras Indians dressed in vibrant feathers move to the beat of a drum. A happy couple, clad in jewel-toned robes, bow reverently before their elders. From jumping the broom to tying the knot, wedding celebrations in America are as diverse as the nation itself. Join chef Lidia Bastianich on a matrimonial odyssey in her new PBS special.

Episodes of Lidia Celebrates America4

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Lidia Celebrates America

Life's Milestones

Host Lidia Bastianich celebrates important milestones with a diverse group of Americans.

55:57

Life's Milestones

55:57

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Lidia Celebrates America

Freedom and Independence

Lidia Bastianich celebrates freedom & independence with different cultures across America.

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Freedom and Independence

53:27

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Lidia Celebrates America

Holiday Tables and Traditions

Join chef Lidia Bastianich as she travels America in a celebration of culture and food.

56:46

Holiday Tables and Traditions

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Clips of Lidia Celebrates America16

Video thumbnail: Lidia Celebrates America Holiday for Heroes: August Dannehl's Special Dinner

Lidia Celebrates America

Holiday for Heroes: August Dannehl's Special Dinner

August Dannehl and Lidia have created a meal to honor veterans.

3:31

Holiday for Heroes: August Dannehl's Special Dinner

3:31

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Lidia Celebrates America

Holiday for Heroes: Bob Woodruff

Bob Woodruff, the ABC news anchor injured by an IED in Iraq, talks about his experience.

2:25

Holiday for Heroes: Bob Woodruff

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Lidia Celebrates America

Holiday for Heroes: Bryan Anderson

Army veteran, Bryan Anderson, and Lidia Bastianich cook a shrimp pasta meal together.

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Holiday for Heroes: Bryan Anderson

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Lidia Celebrates America

Holiday for Heroes: Finding a Purpose Post Military

Veterans reflect on finding a purpose after the military, and Lidia tries an MRE.

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Holiday for Heroes: Finding a Purpose Post Military

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Lidia Celebrates America

Holiday for Heroes: Limoncello Tiramisu

Lidia shares her dessert, Limoncello Tiramisu, with army veteran Bryan Anderson

1:59

Holiday for Heroes: Limoncello Tiramisu

1:59

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Lidia Celebrates America

Holiday for Heroes: Marlene Rodriquez

Marlene Rodriquez talks with Lidia Bastianich about her Purple Heart medal.

1:57

Holiday for Heroes: Marlene Rodriquez

1:57

Video thumbnail: Lidia Celebrates America Holiday for Heroes: Willie Sherrer

Lidia Celebrates America

Holiday for Heroes: Willie Sherrer

Willie Sherrer shares his barbeque and his blues music with Lidia Bastianich.

3:15

Holiday for Heroes: Willie Sherrer

3:15

Video thumbnail: Lidia Celebrates America Holiday for Heroes: Yonas Hagos

Lidia Celebrates America

Holiday for Heroes: Yonas Hagos

Lidia talks and eats with retired army staff sergeant Yonas Hagos, and his mother.

2:18

Holiday for Heroes: Yonas Hagos

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Previews of Lidia Celebrates America9

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Lidia Celebrates America

Holiday for Heroes - Preview

Lidia Bastianich pays homage to the men and women of our military.

1:46

Holiday for Heroes - Preview

1:46

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Lidia Celebrates America

Home for the Holidays - Preview

Lidia celebrates her own holiday traditions, and the traditions of six celebrity guests.

1:14

Home for the Holidays - Preview

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Lidia Celebrates America

Home for the Holidays - Short Preview

Lidia celebrates her own holiday traditions, and the traditions of six celebrity guests.

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Home for the Holidays - Short Preview

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Video thumbnail: Lidia Celebrates America Life's Milestones - Preview

Lidia Celebrates America

Life's Milestones - Preview

Join chef Lidia Bastianich as she celebrates rites of passage marking key life moments.

1:37

Life's Milestones - Preview

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