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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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My way of Salting
I find that when cooking, I like to salt progressively; that is to season with salt as I add each majo...
 
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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 Stoneware Collection

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March 27, 2015
My way of Salting

I find that when cooking, I like to salt progressively; that is to season with salt as I add each major ingredient to the pot. So it’s difficult in recipe instructions to stop and tell you, and the chances are that you would end up over-salting. Therefore, I suggest that with each recipe you are about to cook, measure out the total amount of salt called for, and use a little of it to salt at different stages, gauging it so that you have a little left to adjust to taste at the end.