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Lidia’s Celebrate Like an Italian

220 Foolproof Recipes That Make Every Meal a Party

Publisher: Appetite by Random House
From the beloved TV chef and grandmother of Italian food comes the only cookbook you'll need to give any gathering--from a dinner for two to an entire wedding--a delectable, welcoming Italian flavor.

No one throws a party like Lidia Bastianich! And now, in this delightful new cookbook, she gives us 220 fantastic recipes for entertaining with that distinctly Bastianich flare. From Limoncello Martinis to Mussels with Zucchini Salsa Verde, Campanelle with Fennel and Shrimp to Chocolate Crostoli--these are dishes your guests will love, no matter the occasion. Here, too, are Lidia's suggestions for hosting a BBQ, making pizza for a group, choosing the perfect wine, setting an inviting table, and much more.
     Beautifully illustrated throughout with full-color photographs and filled with her trademark warmth and enthusiasm, this is Lidia's most festive book yet. Whether you're planning a romantic picnic for two, a child's birthday party, a holiday gathering, or a simple weeknight family dinner, Lidia's flavorful, easy-to-follow recipes and advice will have you calling to your guests: "Tutti a tavola a mangiare!"

PRAISE FOR

“Beloved TV chef Lidia Bastianich teaches you how to eat—and party—like . . . in the old country with Lidia’s Celebrate Like an Italian: 220 Foolproof Recipes That Make Every Meal a Party. From refreshing aperitifs to decadent pastas, this book has it all." —Parade

“Full of family-friendly party recipes.” —Wine Spectator

“What I like best about Lidia’s cookbooks is that they always feel relevant. . . . Bastianich takes diners from the straightforward with recipes such as roasted sunchokes with olive oil and rosemary to elaborate with preparations such as poached-seafood salad.” —Hal B. Klein, Pittsburgh Magazine

“Full of wonderful tips, advice and recipes for those who are ready to tackle entertaining like an Italian.” —The Providence Journal

“Lidia Bastianich knows how to turn any meal into a party. Sharing delicious moments with family and friends is second nature to the renowned chef.” —Postmedia