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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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Sausage and Peppers
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Leftover Pasta
Left over pasta is delicious reheated the next day. The texture becomes different; it is not as resili...
 
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Lidia’s Upcoming Tour Schedule
I am so excited to be on a book tour this fall for my upcoming book Lidia’s Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine which will...
 
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...
 
Milano Expo 2015
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Lidia on Fox 5 Segment
Lidia will be appearing on New York's Fox TV affiliate, WNYW LIVE, on the 5:00pmET show on December 12th...
 
In and Around Emilia-Romagna Region and It's Wonderful Vinegar
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Eat a Red Apple Day
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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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January 31, 2015
Leftover Pasta

Left over pasta is delicious reheated the next day. The texture becomes different; it is not as resilient as it was when first cooked, but it takes on a new dimension since it has absorbed some of the sauce. To heat leftover pasta you can add remaining sauce, chicken stock, or just plain water. Heat the pasta over a low flame in a nonstick pan, stirring regularly. I love it when reheated pasta begins to form a crust.