Browsing the "pasta" Tag

How to Cook Pasta to Perfection

September 11th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

I thought I knew how to cook pasta, but it turns out I've been doing it wrong for my entire adult life. Here's how to cook pasta that doesn't stick


Food News from the Pasta Wars: Barilla’s Anti-Gay Comments Turn Spaghetti Political

September 28th, 2013 | by Tanya Sitton

Food and politics go together like pasta and sauce -- food choices always reflect the culture, background, and social values of the person making them. In fascinating food news developments this week, for at least the second time in recent memory a major food manufacturer is learning the hard way that homophobia just isn't as popular as it used to be. Barilla chairman's anti-gay comments spark outrage and trigger boycotts, as the pasta controversy reaches a rolling boil on the conscious consumerism scene


5 Healthy Pasta Recipes

August 7th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

Trying to eat a bit healthier? Healthy pasta recipes can help you get off to a great start. Pasta is easy to make, even on a busy weeknight, and paired with healthy fresh veggies it can make a great staple food for a healthy diet. Check out these healthy pasta recipes!


Kid-Friendly Vegan Recipe: Hearty Homestyle Spaghetti

November 30th, 2012 | by Tanya Sitton

Sleepovers, play-dates, or newly vegan family habits can pose challenges for cooks with young children. Or maybe you're not vegan (yet!), but would like to find ways to get more healthy vegetable-based foods into your favorite itty-bitty human. This recipe packs a great nutritional punch without the animal junk, in a tasty noodly kid-friendly package!


Whole Wheat Pasta Bake

August 30th, 2011 | by Rachel Fox, RD

Tired of your usual lasagna recipe? Try this pasta bake that has both Italian and Mexican flavors


Linguini with Clams, Mussels and Linguica

July 15th, 2011 | by Jennifer Kaplan

This dish is a wonderful combination of shellfish, spicy sausage, pasta, wine, garlic and cilantro. The prep is as entertaining as the dish itself and makes for wonderful dinner party theatre!


Cannelloni in Lentil Tomato Sauce

May 15th, 2011 | by Michelle Leeper

Sometimes the simplest dishes are the most satisfying, and simple doesn't always have to be just tomato sauce and noodles! Lentils pack this Cannelloni full of flavor and provide phosphorus, calcium, vitamin B and iron -- a great dish for vegans and vegetarians that even meat-eaters will find thoroughly satisfying!



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