home or Register


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.
 
more about lidia ›




Orange and Red Onion Salad
In Sicily, citrus fruits (agrumi) are enjoyed a...
 
see all
lidia's recipes ›


Behind the scenes in Lidia's Kitchen

 
see all lidia's videos ›


see all of lidia's photos ›


Poaching Sweet Corn in Summer Tomato Sauce
Next time you’re making a summer tomato sauce, try this delicious tip: Shuck and rinse fresh corn an...
 
see previous tips ›
see next tips ›


Lidia in Friuli
Lidia is heading to Friuli to spend some quality time with family and friends."   ...
 
Sailing the Adriatic
Each summer, Lidia joins a small group of friends for a sailing trip and a week of swimming, relaxation and of course delicious...
 
Lidia heading to Napa Valley
Lidia visits Napa Valley to enjoy the annual Festival del Sole and a tribute to Sophia Loren at Far...
 
see all latest news ›

Food Books and Dvds Tableware

Lidia's Commonsense Italian Cooking
Lidia brings viewers on a road trip into the heart of Italian-American cooking.
buy now ›
read more ›

LIDIA'S
Enjoy Lidia's pastas and sauces!
buy now ›

Lidia's Stoneware Collection

buy now ›


Sign up now for access to
recipes, tips, and more!



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Becoming a member of the Community Table is easy and free!
Please fill out the required fields below.
*required fields

sign in information
about you


Welcome to the Community Table. Please sign in to
access your recipe box, photos, discussions,
and personal settings.



Forgot password?
Not a member? Join now!
July 24, 2014
Poaching Sweet Corn in Summer Tomato Sauce

Next time you’re making a summer tomato sauce, try this delicious tip: Shuck and rinse fresh corn and drop a few ears into a potful of perking plum tomato sauce. Cover the saucepan so it quickly returns to a gentle boil and cook the ears for about 8 minutes, until the kernels are tender. The corn will look beautiful covered in fresh tomato sauce and you won’t need to add butter to give the corn flavor. (Plus, the corn will lend a delicious slightly sweet flavor to the sauce!) You can cook as many as 6 ears in a large pot of fresh sauce or you can reheat a quart or more of finished sauce and poach a couple of ears in it at a time.