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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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Storing Potatoes
Potatoes will last through the cold months, but should be stored in a dry, dark, and cool place. Light...
 
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Fancy Food Show 2015
Lidia will be at the Fancy Food Show held at the Jacob Javits Center Monday June 29th 11:00am to 2:00pm Booth #1253. Lidia will...
 
Porta a Porta Special
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Lidia will be appearing on the Wendy Williams Show on Wednesday June 3rd. Lidia will be cooking and discussing all about her new...
 
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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...
 
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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 Stoneware Collection

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December 4, 2015
Storing Potatoes

Potatoes will last through the cold months, but should be stored in a dry, dark, and cool place. Light triggers the production of chlorophyll that makes potatoes green and bitter. You should also never wash your potatoes until you're ready to use them. Once they've been washed, they're quicker to spoil. If you have leftover peeled potatoes, keep them submerged in water until you're ready to use them. Properly stored, fresh potatoes should last for 2 months. Potatoes shrivel due to a loss of moisture when kept a long time, but do not discard them-despite their wrinkly appearance, they are still good.