Lidia Bastianich to cook for pope

NEW YORK Well-known chef and cookbook author Lidia Bastianich will cook two meals for the pope during his visit to New York City later this week.

Pope Benedict XVI arrived at Andrews Air Force Base on Tuesday for a five-day stay in the United States. He is scheduled to arrive in New York on Friday morning.

Bastianich, who is Catholic, told the New York Post that she received few demands from the pope about the meals she would prepare, except that they

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