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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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Freezing sauce
Whenever I make a basic sauce, stock or soup, I get the big pots out, because with that one pot I will...
 
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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...
 
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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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January 21, 2015
Freezing sauce

Whenever I make a basic sauce, stock or soup, I get the big pots out, because with that one pot I will make many meals and I recommend you do the same. The great thing about making a homemade sauce, stock or soup is that it can be frozen and used whenever you need it. You can always improvise a meal when that unexpected company drops by, or your grown up children come by for a visit and want doggie bags. The best way to freeze sauce is to let it cool once it is cooked. Then set a large zip lock bag in pot, and fill it up with the sauce or soup. Zip lock and freeze it until ready to use.