On our show May 19, 2012, I talked about how one of those improvised waste-not-want-not suppers came about -- a pretty good one at that. So here's the story and a shorthand guide to improvising your own recipes from what's on hand.
Lidia Bastianich is one of the most-loved chefs on television, a 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.
Lynne shares a sampling of reliable pasta brands. (Hint: If the box says to rinse the pasta, don't waste your time.)