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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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Using Shrimp in Your Sauce
Small shrimp make a lovely addition to skillet sauces, because they cook so quickly, barely 2 minutes ...
 
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James Beard Awards 2015
Lidia will be"presenting at the 2015 James"Beard Awards this evening in Chicago. This is a great evening covering all aspects...
 
CIA 2015
Lidia will be attending the 2015 Culinary Institute of America Awards on Thursday April 30th as they host an evening honoring her...
 
Lidia's Kitchen Season 3
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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
Enjoy Lidia's pastas and sauces!
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Lidia's Stoneware Collection

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February 15, 2015
Using Shrimp in Your Sauce

Small shrimp make a lovely addition to skillet sauces, because they cook so quickly, barely 2 minutes in the skillet. The trick is to make sure that you don’t overcook the shrimp. Start cooking your pasta before the sauce, so they finish at the same time. But if your pasta isn’t ready when the shrimp and sauce are, just take the skillet off the heat and add to the pasta once it is finished.