Pasta Ai Quattro Formaggi (Creamy Four-Cheese Pasta) Recipe

[Photographs: Daniel Gritzer] When making pasta ai quattro formaggi, Italy’s answer to mac and cheese, the question that immediately comes up is: which four cheeses should I use? I’ve never been able to find a definitive answer. I’ve poked around the Italian corners of the internet, looked in books, and asked some friends, and most […]


Baked Feta Pasta

Level:Easy Total: 45 min Active: 20 min Yield:4 to 6 servings Ingredients Deselect All 2 pints (20 ounces) cherry tomatoes 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper One 8-ounce block feta cheese, drained (see Cook’s Note) 10 ounces mezze rigatoni 1 clove garlic, finely grated Pinch crushed red pepper flakes, […]

Everyday Meals

Pesto Pasta with Chicken

Ingredients 1 (16 ounce) package bow tie pasta 1 teaspoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 2boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces crushed red pepper flakes to taste ⅓ cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, drained and cut into strips ½ cup pesto sauce Directions Step 1 Bring a large pot of lightly salted water […]

Health & Diet

Ribbony Shrimp and Pasta Scampi

Level:Easy Total: 30 min Prep: 15 min Cook: 15 min Yield:4 servings Nutrition InfoNutritional Analysis Per Serving Calories 368 calorie Total Fat 9 grams Saturated Fat 1 grams Cholesterol 143 milligrams Sodium 914 milligrams Carbohydrates 50 grams Dietary Fiber 8 grams Protein 26 grams Sugar 6 grams Ingredients Deselect All Kosher salt 8 ounces whole […]

Everyday Meals

World's Best Pasta Sauce!

Ingredients 1 pound sweet Italian sausage, sliced ¾ pound lean ground beef ½ cup minced onion 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes 2 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste 2 (6.5 ounce) cans tomato sauce ½ cup water 2 tablespoons white sugar 1 ½ teaspoons dried basil ½ teaspoon fennel seed 1 teaspoon […]

Everyday Meals

Basic Pasta

Ingredients 1egg, beaten ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons water Directions Step 1 In a medium sized bowl, combine flour and salt. Make a well in the flour, add the slightly beaten egg, and mix. Mixture should form a stiff dough.If needed, stir in 1 to 2 tablespoons water. Advertisement Step 2 […]

Everyday Meals

Pasta Fazool (Pasta e Fagioli)

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 12 ounces sweet bulk Italian sausage 1 stalk celery, diced ½yellow onion, chopped ¾ cup dry elbow macaroni ¼ cup tomato paste 3 cups chicken broth, or more as needed, divided Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, or to taste ¼ teaspoon […]


Easy Tuna Pasta Salad

Ingredients 1 (16 ounce) package cavatappi (corkscrew macaroni) 1 cup mayonnaise 3 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons honey ½ tablespoon garlic powder salt and ground black pepper to taste 2 (8 ounce) cans tuna, drained 3 stalks celery, sliced 1red onion, diced 1 cup peas ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley ½ cup chopped green olives […]


Pasta e Fagioli with Chickpeas

Level:Easy Total: 40 min Active: 40 min Yield:4 servings Nutrition InfoNutritional Analysis Per Serving Calories 400 Total Fat 20 grams Saturated Fat 4 grams Cholesterol 9 milligrams Sodium 1043 milligrams Carbohydrates 45 grams Dietary Fiber 12 grams Protein 14 grams Sugar 6 grams Ingredients Deselect All 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, smashed […]