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Giada de Laurentiis: Italian Home-Cooking Goddess

Pantry Essentials: Giada de Laurentiis (left) can’t live without good olive oil, kosher salt, dried pasta, lemons and Nutella.

Kitchen Equipment: Her five most important pieces: sharp knives, an eight-inch skillet, a stockpot, wooden spoons and a Microplane grater.

Photo courtesy of The Crown Publishing Group/Random House, Inc.

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