home or Register


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.
 
more about lidia ›




Toasted Bread in Savory Spinach Sauce
This dish is also very good when made with Swis...
 
see all
lidia's recipes ›


Behind the scenes in Lidia's Kitchen

 
see all lidia's videos ›


see all of lidia's photos ›


What about the shoulder
Everybody is familiar with lamb chops and leg of lamb, but how about the shoulder? When is that used? ...
 
see previous tips ›
see next tips ›


Sailing the Adriatic
Each summer, Lidia joins a small group of friends for a sailing trip and a week of swimming, relaxation and of course delicious...
 
Lidia heading to Napa Valley
Lidia visits Napa Valley to enjoy the annual Festival del Sole and a tribute to Sophia Loren at Far...
 
Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery 2014 !
Lidia returns to the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery this weekend." This international conference on food, attended by...
 
see all latest news ›

Food Books and Dvds Tableware

Lidia's Commonsense Italian Cooking
Lidia brings viewers on a road trip into the heart of Italian-American cooking.
buy now ›
read more ›

LIDIA'S
Enjoy Lidia's pastas and sauces!
buy now ›

Lidia's Stoneware Collection

buy now ›


Sign up now for access to
recipes, tips, and more!



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Becoming a member of the Community Table is easy and free!
Please fill out the required fields below.
*required fields

sign in information
about you


Welcome to the Community Table. Please sign in to
access your recipe box, photos, discussions,
and personal settings.



Forgot password?
Not a member? Join now!
February 23, 2014
What about the shoulder

Everybody is familiar with lamb chops and leg of lamb, but how about the shoulder? When is that used? The shoulder is my favorite cut for roasting. The meat is sweeter on the blade bone, and with lots of cartilage to melt during roasting, the meat is finger-sticking good. You might not get a clean, precise cut of meat from the shoulder, but it will be delicious