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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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Sausages in the Skillet with Grapes
The Umbrian town of Norcia is, among other dist...
 
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Hearty Soup
A hearty, chunky soup is fantastic in cold weather, but it can also be an incredible accompaniment to ...
 
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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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October 12, 2015
Hearty Soup

A hearty, chunky soup is fantastic in cold weather, but it can also be an incredible accompaniment to other dishes as a side, topping, or base. When preparing your favorite soup, try making the recipe with less water. You will end up with something with a much thicker consistency and all of the great flavor of your soup. Try a thickened apple soup as a topping for a grilled pork chop, or a thickened bean soup as a side for rib-eye.