Lidia Bastianich explores food and how it relates to different ethnic traditions in "Lidia Celebrates America — Life's Milestones"| AARON RAPOPORT PHOTO
Lidia Bastianich. PICTURED: Alex Galimbert and Lidia Bastianich from LIDIA CELEBRATES AMERICA -- "Life's Milestones" (CREDIT: Richard Scott).
"Lidia's Commonsense Italian Cooking," by Lidia Bastianich and Tanya Bastianich Manuali
Lidia Bastianich is a successful chef, restaurateur, cookbook author and television personality. But what matters most she says, is family, traditions and gathering at the table for a family meal. Bastianich is the star of two PBS cooking shows, “Lidia’s Kitchen” and “Lidia’s Italy in …