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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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Ramps
Ramps, sometimes called wild leeks, resemble a scallion but with broader leaves. They have a garlicky ...
 
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Appearance on Dr.Oz
Lidia will be appearing on Dr. Oz Monday March 23th cooking and giving tips on cooking healthy food. Be sure to check your...
 
Celebrate Spring with Lidia
Lidia is celebrating spring with her new book and is having a book signing dinner at Lidia’s Kansas City and Lidia’s...
 
Lidia on the Better Show
Lidia be appearing on the Better Show on March 12th preparing dishes from Egg-Citing Farm Adventure. Be sure to check your local...
 
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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 16, 2015
Ramps

Ramps, sometimes called wild leeks, resemble a scallion but with broader leaves. They have a garlicky sweet flavor and are the sign that spring is finally here. When buying ramps, you should choose ramps that are firm with bright colored greens. Ramps can be used both raw and cooked. They are great in stuffing, risottos and pickled. You can store ramps by wrapping them tightly in plastic and refrigerate for up to 1 week.