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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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Rhubarb
Rhubarb is a springtime vegetable, it grows in bushy low plants that looks very similar to celery, but...
 
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Lidia's Kitchen Season 3
Lidia is currently filming another season of Lidia's Kitchen. Get ready to join Lidia as she embarks on another eye-opening...
 
Dave's Market Place Book Signing
Lidia and Tanya will be at" Dave's Marketplace East Greenwich" location signing"  books on Sunday April 12th starting at...
 
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...
 
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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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March 2, 2015
Rhubarb

Rhubarb is a springtime vegetable, it grows in bushy low plants that looks very similar to celery, but the stalks are of a pinkish green or sometimes a magenta color. It has a crisp texture like celery but its flavor is more vegetal and tart. It is ideal for making chutneys or sweet dishes like crisps, compotes, and pies. Rhubarb also lends a puckery-tart fruitiness to savory dishes, and pairs very nicely with pork and poultry.