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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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November 22, 2014
Buying Balsamic

When shopping for balsamic vinegar, look for ÔÇťaceto balsamico tradizionale," which indicates that the vinegar is the result of the traditional method of aging for five years in wood. Its characteristics are a molasses-like consistency, lively brown color, mildly acidic nose, and a smooth, subtle balance of sweet and sour flavors.