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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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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 will be appearing on Un Mondo Da Amare" tonight at" 8:00pm on Rai 1. It will be a spectacular evening filled with great...
 
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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 will be appearing on The Talk today December 8th preparing a hearty meal that is perfect for the holidays. Be sure to check...
 
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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, 2014
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.