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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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The trick to poaching fish
To do a traditional poaching, it's important to make a great poaching liquid. Start with a half-gallon...
 
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Lidia will be appearing on Un Mondo Da Amare" tonight at" 8:00pm on Rai 1. It will be a spectacular evening filled with great...
 
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Lidia will be appearing on The Talk today December 8th preparing a hearty meal that is perfect for the holidays. Be sure to check...
 
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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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December 6, 2014
The trick to poaching fish

To do a traditional poaching, it's important to make a great poaching liquid. Start with a half-gallon of water. Add a chopped small onion, a stalk of celery, and a carrot, along with 3 ounces of vinegar, an ounce of lemon juice, a couple bay leaves, a half teaspoon of peppercorns, a handful of parsley stems, and a pinch of thyme. Let this simmer for 45 minutes and you will have a great poaching liquid. Just strain and poach away.