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Ciao Italia

Mary Ann Esposito, host of the longest-running cooking show on public television, travels around the United States and Rome, Italy in search of recipes that can be prepared in thirty-minutes or less for a busy audience that has time to enjoy great Italian food but doesn' t always have time to prepare it "the old way."

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Episode Description
Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 - 8:30 AM
"Mushroom Fantasy/Una Fantasia Dei Funghi"
Mary Ann visits the magical world of David Connor, AKA "Mister Tomato" who grows the most fantastic mushrooms you've ever seen in a energy-efficient greenhouse. He gives her a basket full to take nella cucina to create a hearty Pasta with Mushroom Sauce, a wintertime treat of White Polenta with Mushrooms and Peppers, and finishes it off with a Baked Mushroom Frittata. How about them tomatoes?. D
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Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 - 8:30 AM "Mushroom Fantasy/Una Fantasia Dei Funghi" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013 - 8:30 AM "Classic Pasta of Liguria/La Pasta Classica Da Liguria" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013 - 8:30 AM "Exquisite Plums/Susine Squisite" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013 - 8:30 AM "Roast Pork, Tuscan Style/Arista!" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013 - 8:30 AM "Shrimp and Gamberoni/Scampi E Gamberoni" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Dec 31, 2013 - 8:30 AM "Whole Wheat Pizza/Pizza Integrale" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014 - 8:30 AM "Gourmet Fish/Pesce Di Bungustao (Guest Jasper White)" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 - 8:30 AM "Everyone Loves Italian Food/Tutti Amano I Cibi Italiani" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014 - 8:30 AM "Five Ingredient Favorites/Cinque Ingredienti Favoriti" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014 - 8:30 AM "Fresh Ricotta/Ricotta Fresca" (PLUS)
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