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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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Roasting Veggies
Hearty vegetables like winter squashes and eggplant roast very well on their own without the help of a...
 
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Lidia's Commonsense Italian Cooking
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December 22, 2014
Roasting Veggies

Hearty vegetables like winter squashes and eggplant roast very well on their own without the help of a roasted meat to add flavor. You can roast most vegetables whole, but squash is an example of one that is usually cut into large pieces. Season your vegetables with salt, pepper, and oil or butter; you can also season them after baking with several spices and herbs. Sweet potatoes and winter squashes are great with brown sugar or honey.