• Lidia Celebrates America -- Homegrown Heroes: Nate Looney & Edgar Hercila
    Homegrown Heroes: Nate Looney & Edgar Hercila
    Nate Looney and Edgar Hercila work on a farm that they started in the middle of ...
    Nate Looney and Edgar Hercila work on a farm that they started in the middle of the city. It uses hydroponics to grow microgreens. See how the process works, in this clip from Lidia Celebrates ...
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  • Lidia Celebrates America -- Homegrown Heroes: Jon & Tara Darling
    Homegrown Heroes: Jon & Tara Darling
    In this clip from Lidia Celebrates America: Homegrown Heroes, pig farmers, Jon ...
    In this clip from Lidia Celebrates America: Homegrown Heroes, pig farmers, Jon and Tara Darling make a Porchetta Roll with Lidia. They have dinner outside with family and friends. Jon and Tara farm ...
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  • Lidia Celebrates America -- Homegrown Heroes: Calvin Riggleman
    Homegrown Heroes: Calvin Riggleman
    In this clip from Lidia Celebrates America: Homegrown Heroes, Lidia Bastianich ...
    In this clip from Lidia Celebrates America: Homegrown Heroes, Lidia Bastianich tries whisky shots from Calvin Riggleman's distillery. Riggleman owns an 80-acre expanse, and grows all kinds of fruits ...
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  • Lidia Celebrates America -- Homegrown Heroes: Kelly Carlisle
    Homegrown Heroes: Kelly Carlisle
    In this clip from Lidia Celebrates America: Homegrown Heroes, we learn about ...
    In this clip from Lidia Celebrates America: Homegrown Heroes, we learn about Kelly Carlisle's journey, from her youth in a crime ridden neighborhood, to the Navy, and now farming. Kelly explains how ...
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  • Lidia Celebrates America -- Homegrown Heroes: Alvina Maynard
    Homegrown Heroes: Alvina Maynard
    In this clip from Lidia Celebrates America: Homegrown Heroes, Alvina Maynard ...
    In this clip from Lidia Celebrates America: Homegrown Heroes, Alvina Maynard describes how farming gives a person purpose. Alvina raises alpacas, as the owner of River Hill Ranch in Richmond, ...
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  • Lidia Celebrates America -- Holiday for Heroes: August Dannehl's Special Dinner
    Holiday for Heroes: August Dannehl's Special Dinner
    August Dannehl is a retired navy sailor who, after being honorably discharged, ...
    August Dannehl is a retired navy sailor who, after being honorably discharged, trained as a filmmaker. With a passion for cooking, August works to create feasts that celebrate other vets. Here, he and ...
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  • Lidia Celebrates America -- Holiday for Heroes: Finding a Purpose Post Military
    Holiday for Heroes: Finding a Purpose Post Military
    During the meal aboard the U.S.S. George Washington, veterans share with Lidia ...
    During the meal aboard the U.S.S. George Washington, veterans share with Lidia Bastianich and Bob Woodruff the difficulties involved in finding a purpose after the military. Lidia also tries her first ...
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  • Lidia Celebrates America -- Holiday for Heroes: Limoncello Tiramisu
    Holiday for Heroes: Limoncello Tiramisu
    Veteran Bryan Anderson explains the army tradition of creating desserts from ...
    Veteran Bryan Anderson explains the army tradition of creating desserts from leftover dessert rations, for their comrades celebrating birthdays. Lidia then shares her dessert, Limoncello Tiramisu with ...
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  • Lidia Celebrates America -- Holiday for Heroes: Willie Sherrer
    Holiday for Heroes: Willie Sherrer
    Willie Sherrer struggled with alcoholism and homelessness before being accepted ...
    Willie Sherrer struggled with alcoholism and homelessness before being accepted to Culinary Command, an elite program that trains vets in new careers as cooks; today he owns a barbeque enterprise in ...
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  • Lidia Celebrates America -- Holiday for Heroes: Marlene Rodriquez
    Holiday for Heroes: Marlene Rodriquez
    Marlene Rodriquez served three tours of Iraq before sustaining injuries that ...
    Marlene Rodriquez served three tours of Iraq before sustaining injuries that forced her to retire; she is one of only 500 women to be awarded the Purple Heart. In this clip she shows Lidia Bastianich ...
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  • Lidia Celebrates America -- Holiday for Heroes: Bryan Anderson
    Holiday for Heroes: Bryan Anderson
    Bryan Anderson served two tours of duty in Iraq before he lost both legs and his ...
    Bryan Anderson served two tours of duty in Iraq before he lost both legs and his left hand to an IED. In this clip he and Lidia Bastianich cook a shrimp pasta meal together.
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  • Lidia Celebrates America -- Holiday for Heroes: Bob Woodruff
    Holiday for Heroes: Bob Woodruff
    Bob Woodruff, the acclaimed ABC news anchor injured by an IED in Iraq, talks ...
    Bob Woodruff, the acclaimed ABC news anchor injured by an IED in Iraq, talks about his experience.
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  • Lidia Celebrates America -- Holiday for Heroes: Yonas Hagos
    Holiday for Heroes: Yonas Hagos
    Yonas Hagos (Yorkville, IL) is a retired army staff sergeant who came to the USA ...
    Yonas Hagos (Yorkville, IL) is a retired army staff sergeant who came to the USA from a refugee camp in Sudan at 10 years-old; he is also a Purple Heart recipient. In this clip Lidia tries Yonas's ...
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