How to Turn Any Vegetable Into Pasta Sauce

With five simple techniques that pair fresh ingredients with any kind of noodle, you can create countless produce-based meals.

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How to Turn the Humble Lentil Into an Extravagant Luxury

This Middle Eastern dish of lentils with pasta, known by many names, becomes pageantry on the plate.

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These Garlic Noodles Cross Cultures, but Are Deeply San Franciscan

J. Kenji López-Alt’s take on a beloved Vietnamese American dish, invented by Helene An of Thanh Long restaurant, is creamy, garlic-packed and full of smart techniques.

#an-helene, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #garlic, #pasta, #san-francisco-calif, #sauces, #thanh-long-san-francisco-calif-restaurant, #vietnamese-food-cuisine, #vietnamese-americans

Inside Raffetto’s, New York’s Favorite Pasta Store

Raffetto’s on West Houston Street has been supplying the city with traditional Italian fare for over a century.

#bleecker-street-manhattan-ny, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #italian-food-cuisine, #pasta, #raffettos-fresh-pasta-manhattan-ny, #restaurants

11 Macaroni and Cheese Recipes to Curl Up With on the Couch

When in doubt, coat noodles in cheese sauce and call it dinner.

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Inside Eminem’s Restaurant Mom’s Spaghetti

Eminem opened a restaurant in Detroit. We checked it out.

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The 25 Essential Dishes to Eat in New York City

We asked six chefs and food experts to create a list of the most delicious and memorable plates in town.

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This Creamy Fall Orzo Recipe Will Please Anyone Who Loves a Cozy Porridge

This hearty, meatless meal from Melissa Clark is full of tender pasta, butternut squash and lots of warming brown butter — just the thing for a blustery evening.

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Book Review: ‘Taste,’ by Stanley Tucci

In his new memoir, “Taste,” the actor opens up about the meals he’s eaten, the people he knows and his cancer diagnosis.

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Pasta with Garlic and Olive Oil Gets a Plus One

Adding fried pepperoni to a classic recipe with garlic and olive oil gives it a bacon-like brawniness and a chile kick.

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A Pesto Pasta Recipe Ideal for a Weeknight Dinner

There’s so much opportunity in a kitchen rut, Yotam Ottolenghi writes, and this generous pasta-bean-pesto dish proves just that.

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Restaurant Review: Tom Colicchio’s Vallata in Union Square

Seasonal Italian cooking should be a natural move for the chef. But Vallata doesn’t quite get off the ground.

#colicchio-tom, #italian-food-cuisine, #pasta, #restaurants, #union-square-manhattan-ny, #vallata-manhattan-ny-restaurant

Judge John Hodgman on the Spaghetti-Forgetter

A reader is shocked by a friend’s lack of pasta knowledge.

#comedy-and-humor, #pasta

Flat Pasta That Turns Into 3-D Shapes — Just Add Boiling Water

The engineers are in the kitchen, again.

#3-d-devices-and-effects, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #engineering-and-engineers, #pasta, #research, #science-advances-journal, #your-feed-science

Pasta Times Two

Sometimes, you just need a little more pasta: Pair it with garlicky spinach or feta and tomatoes.

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Red Sauces With the Carbone Touch

Major Food Group is selling marinara, tomato-basil and arrabbiata that are good on their own with pasta, or doctored up to taste.

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From Zac Posen, a Rich and Briny Pasta for Spring

Having long found inspiration in the kitchen, the designer shares a recipe for uni spaghetti that he perfected after a trip to Sardinia.

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Umami Is Often a Flavor Bomb. In This Creamy Pasta, It’s a Balm.

A versatile pantry staple in many cuisines, dried seaweed can lend a quiet savoriness to dishes, like this simple asparagus rigatoni.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #pasta, #seaweed, #taste

Chef’s Choice: A Dreamy Menu, Inspired by Italy

Sometimes, indulging a whim results in the finest of dinners. For David Tanis, that means a luxurious baked pasta and cookies for dessert.

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This Bolognese May Be Meatless, but It Has Good Bones

This vegan take on hearty tomato sauce tastes as rich as the original and satisfies comfort-food cravings.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #italian-food-cuisine, #pasta, #sauces, #veganism

Here’s What Our Food Staff Makes When (Almost) Too Tired to Cook

It may come as no surprise: The list includes a lot of low-effort pasta, rice, eggs, toast — and anchovies.

#anchovies, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #eggs, #kimchi-south-korean-food, #pasta, #pizza, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #recipes, #rice

The Crispiest, Creamiest Vegan Pasta

With just a little effort, this no-waste creamy leek pasta delivers a ton of texture and flavor.

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Unlocking the Secrets of Your Pantry

So much of 2020 was about starting from staples, but Yotam Ottolenghi hopes we can keep those cooking lessons in the new year.

#chickpeas, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #pasta, #tomatoes

19 Recipes Our Food Staff Cooked on Repeat in 2020

Spotify has its end-of-year lists, and NYT Cooking has one, too: Reporters and editors shared their go-to recipes.

#bread, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #eggs, #food, #pasta, #pizza, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #recipes, #rice, #salad-dressings

16 Delightful Cooking Projects to Brighten Up the Holidays

If you’ve got time on your hands, these recipes are a joy to make.

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The Empress of East Second Street

For over 20 years, Beatrice Tosti di Valminuta and her husband, Julio Pena, have turned diners into devotees at their trattoria, Il Posto Accanto.

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The Many Lives of Lentils

In stew, in pasta or in a bright, vegetarian loaf, there’s much to be done with this trusty legume, David Tanis writes.

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This Mac and Cheese Goes Nationwide

Murray’s Cheese now ships its rich casserole across the country. It’s reopening a cafe in Greenwich Village, too.

#cheese, #greenwich-village-manhattan-ny, #mail-order-companies, #murrays-cheese-shop, #pasta

What I Learned From Loving Mapo Tofu

A decades-long fascination with the much-loved Sichuan dish inspires research — and eventually a little experimentation.

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Pasta, Wine and Inflatable Pools: How Amazon Conquered Italy in the Pandemic

The e-commerce giant had struggled to gain a foothold in a society that prefers to shop in person, with cash, but now Italians are hooked on online shopping.

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This One-Pan Pasta Still Feels Like Summer

A perfect transition into fall, this cozy dish is full of greens, and walks the line between rich and light.

#autumn-season, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #pasta, #spinach

Five-Star Pasta

You have to make Melissa Clark’s creamy recipe, full of fresh corn and bright basil.

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A Fusilli Made for Chianti

There’s a new gluten-free pasta on the block: Fava beans power this fusilli from Explore Cuisine.

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Treasured Recipes From Some of Italy’s Fashion Families

As we continue to eat mostly at home, these storied designers offer some late-summer culinary inspiration.

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Make Your Own Tomato Sauce

Who knows what the rest of 2020 will bring, but at least you’ll have quality pasta sauce to enjoy just like Nonna used to make.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #pasta, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #recipes, #tomatoes, #vegetables

The Most Comforting Dish of All

A beloved dish from Yotam Ottolenghi’s father inspired this one-pan spaghetti dinner.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #pasta, #poultry

The Acclaimed Soba Maker Who Champions Home Cooking

Working out of her California kitchen, Sonoko Sakai pays homage to Japanese culinary traditions through recipes, food activism and intimate classes.

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A Food Writer’s Sicilian Pasta Dish, and Tips for Sharing It

Skye McAlpine has made a name for herself serving bountiful meals to large groups of friends. During lockdown, she’s discovered the joy of cooking for just one or two.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #food, #mcalpine-skye, #pasta, #recipes, #venice-italy

What’s Better Than Caramelized Onions? Caramelized Peppers

Sweet peppers are cooked down with whole garlic cloves in this vegetable-rich pasta.

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The Italian Cafe Where New Yorkers Sample La Dolce Vita

For generations, Caffé Dante served aperitivi to Manhattanites at its sought-after sidewalk tables. Now, the reimagined version is offering Negronis to go.

#dante-west-village-manhattan-ny-restaurant, #manhattan-nyc, #new-york-city, #pasta, #restaurants

Tinned Fish, Three Ways

Anchovy crostini, tuna-stuffed peppers, canned clam pasta: Eat them separately, or, do as David Tanis does, and make them a whole meal.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #pasta, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #seafood

This Pantry Pasta Is Sure to Be a Family Favorite

This simple weeknight dish gets its bold flavor and texture from garlic- and anchovy-infused bread crumbs.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #pasta, #quarantine-life-and-culture

Hydrogen as Fuel? An Italian Pasta Factory Shows How It Could Work

A producer of orecchiette and paccheri is using the potentially clean energy source in a trial.

#alternative-and-renewable-energy, #corporate-social-responsibility, #factories-and-manufacturing, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #hydrogen, #italy, #orogiallo-pasta-co, #pasta, #snam-spa

Five Delicious Reasons to Always Have Gnocchi in Your Pantry

Crisp on the outside, chewy on the inside, these little shelf-stable dumplings are easily dressed up or down.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #pasta, #potatoes, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #recipes

The Easiest, Crunchiest Baked Mac and Cheese

You don’t have to boil noodles or make a roux for this super easy version of the classic comfort food.

#cheese, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #pasta, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #recipes

Samin Nosrat Wants Us to Make Lasagna Together

The “Salt Fat Acid Heat” authorhas long gathered people around a table.But what will happen when the festivities move to that sometimes-terrible place, the internet?

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5 Quick and Easy Pasta Recipes

These recipes come together in the time it takes for the noodles to cook.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #pasta

The Ascension of Cauliflower

Food companies are capitalizing on the low-carb, gluten-free trend by using vegetables like cauliflower to replace flour, rice and other simple carbs.

#carbohydrates, #cauliflower, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #diet-and-nutrition, #flour, #pasta, #pizza, #rice