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Lidia Bastianich is an Emmy award-winning television host, best-selling cookbook author, and restaurateur. She has held true to her Italian roots and culture, which she proudly and warmly invites her fans to experience.
 
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What to do with those cheese rinds
When making soups or stews, add the rind of your favorite hard cheese to the pot and let the delicious...
 
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October 24, 2014
What to do with those cheese rinds

When making soups or stews, add the rind of your favorite hard cheese to the pot and let the delicious nutty flavor of the cheese permeate the liquid as it cooks. Not only is this a great way to use the entire piece of cheese, but it is also a wonderful way to add another layer of flavor to your soup or stew.