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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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My Mother's Chicken and Potatoes
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Serving Skillet Pastas
Pasta dishes should always be served hot, as soon as the dish is finished. For family meals, I bring t...
 
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Lidia in Chicago
Lidia will be in Chicago this week visiting her Public Television friends at WTTW, conducting a class at Eataly Chicgao " and...
 
NY Moves Power Women Event 2014
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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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July 26, 2014
Serving Skillet Pastas

Pasta dishes should always be served hot, as soon as the dish is finished. For family meals, I bring the skillet to the table and serve portions directly into warm bowls. For more formal occasions, I dish it up into warm bowls in the kitchen and bring them quickly to the table. The shorter the trek from the hot skillet to the individual bowl, the better. Be sure to pass a bowl of freshly grated cheese around the table.