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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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Morels
Morels are delicious mushrooms which can be found growing all over the world in a wide variety of habi...
 
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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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May 10, 2015
Morels

Morels are delicious mushrooms which can be found growing all over the world in a wide variety of habitats every spring. Morels have a rich and complex flavor that goes well with almost any food. Morels should be eaten fresh in the spring but are delicious dried the rest of the year. The fresh morels have a slightly chewy honey comb texture with a rich smoky flavor. They are very popular in cream sauces, grilled, or even plain as a side dish. I loved them sautéed with ramps and made into a pasta sauce, or a frittata. Dried morels are usually used in soups, stuffing’s, and stews, because the flavor of the mushroom is intensified by the drying and will be brought out by the slow cooking. You can find dried morels in most stores, while fresh mushrooms can be found in the spring in many specialty stores.