Saturday, March 26, 2011

Lidia Rocks!

I’m a PBS cooking show junkie.  Given we don’t have cable, I don’t have access to all those Food Network shows, but I think I would prefer all the true culinarians found on PBS anyway.  If I had an Italian mom, I’d want her to be Lidia Bastianich.  She’s smart, candid and makes amazing food that may require a bit of effort, but nothing that can’t be conquered in a Saturday afternoon.  Her cookbooks are full of beautiful photos, recipes and a bit of Italian history.  We were lucky enough to eat at Becco in NYC a few years back and the pasta was just outstanding. 

As Lidia says at the end of each show,

“Tutti a Tavola a Mangiare!”
(everyone to the table to eat!”

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