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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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Cooked Carrot Salad with Pine Nuts and Golden Raisins
Carrots are a nonappreciated standby. We tend t...
 
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Lidias Common Sense Cooking: Finding Fresh Eggs

 
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Crespelle
Almost every culture has some form of crespelle or crepes in its cuisine. In Italy we use them in soup...
 
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Appearance on Dr.Oz
Lidia will be appearing on Dr. Oz Monday March 23th cooking and giving tips on cooking healthy food. Be sure to check your...
 
Celebrate Spring with Lidia
Lidia is celebrating spring with her new book and is having a book signing dinner at Lidia’s Kansas City and Lidia’s...
 
Lidia on the Better Show
Lidia be appearing on the Better Show on March 12th preparing dishes from Egg-Citing Farm Adventure. Be sure to check your local...
 
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Lidia's Commonsense Italian Cooking
Lidia brings viewers on a road trip into the heart of Italian-American cooking.
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LIDIA'S
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Lidia's Stoneware Collection

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February 10, 2015
Crespelle

Almost every culture has some form of crespelle or crepes in its cuisine. In Italy we use them in soups, to make manicotti, layer lasagna with them, and of course eat them for dessert. I loved them most as dessert and ate them often as a child, topped with sugar or sometimes filled with just marmalade. Rose-hip marmalade was my favorite. On special occasions, we filled warm crepes with chocolate and topped them with toasted walnuts. Two or three of these crespelle and a glass of goat’s milk was my supper on many an evening.