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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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Tossing grated cheese with skillet pasta
When adding cheese, take the pan off the heat before you toss it in. Otherwise the cheese can overheat...
 
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Lidia's Commonsense Italian Cooking
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November 3, 2014
Tossing grated cheese with skillet pasta

When adding cheese, take the pan off the heat before you toss it in. Otherwise the cheese can overheat and separate into oily and stringy components. I always recommend either Parmigiano-Reggiano or Grana Padano for finishing a pasta with cheese. Keep either or both as staples in your refrigerator.