meet lidia

Television personality, cookbook author and restaurateur

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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meet lidia

meet lidia

Television personality, cookbook author and restaurateur

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.

about
meet lidia

RECIPE OF THE DAY

PENNE WITH A CABBAGE AND MEAT SAUCE

This is a great seasonal pasta sauce. It makes nutritional sense, is full of flavor, and is economical, especially for large families.

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TODAY'S TIP

Frying meatballs

Frying meatballs before adding them to the sauce adds another layer of flavor and creates a crust that holds the meat together so the ball doesn’t break apart in the sauce. 

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Super Bowl Menu

Lidia's Menu for Super Bowl 50

With the big game just days away it’s time to get your super bowl menu ready.  Simple, easy to prepare crowd-pleasers, whether your team wins or loses these dishes will be sure to make your super bowl party a winner!

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books & products

Lidia’s Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TO BE A GREAT ITALIAN COOK

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