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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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Meatballs in Broth
In Umbria, small meatballs are often served sim...
 
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Lidias Common Sense Cooking: Finding Fresh Eggs

 
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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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Lidia Talks Pasta at Eataly
Lidia is hosting a sold out class at Eataly" on Tuesday January 13th"  from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. Participants will learn about...
 
Appearance on Un Mondo Da Amare
Lidia will be appearing on Un Mondo Da Amare" tonight at" 8:00pm on Rai 1. It will be a spectacular evening filled with great...
 
Lidia on Fox 5 Segment
Lidia will be appearing on New York's Fox TV affiliate, WNYW LIVE, on the 5:00pmET show on December 12th with a display of...
 
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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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October 24, 2015
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.