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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
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Grate your own cheese
Whether it’s Grana Padano, Parmigiano- Reggiano, or Pecorino Romano, I always buy my fresh cheese in...
 
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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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December 12, 2015
Grate your own cheese

Whether it’s Grana Padano, Parmigiano- Reggiano, or Pecorino Romano, I always buy my fresh cheese in a chunk at the store rather than already grated. I like to grate my cheese as close as possible to when I plan on serving my dish. I add freshly grated cheese to the pot on the fire right before serving. When I have grated all I can get out of that piece of cheese, I always save the rinds and plop them into my soups and sauces. This imparts a delicious depth of flavor.