Classic Baked Spaghetti

Classic Baked Spaghetti is the delicious casserole version of the traditional pasta and meat sauce. With multiple layers of cheesy buttered noodles, melted mozzarella cheese, and garlic beef sauce you’ll want to make this a new family favorite. If you’re looking to add more pasta casseroles to your collection then try out this Chicken Parmesan […]

You Probably Already Own the Best Substitute for Parmesan Cheese

Cooking on the cheap shouldn’t mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Catherine Lamb shows us how to make the most of a tight budget—without sacrificing flavor or variety.  Today: No, breadcrumbs are not the same as Parmesan, but they’ll still sate your salty, crunchy, oily cravings. Shop the Story […]

Greek Broccoli Pasta Salad

Greek Broccoli Pasta Salad combines tender fusilli pasta with fresh vegetables and a tangy herb dressing. Broccoli florets are briefly cooked, chilled and then tossed with noodles, tomatoes, bell peppers, red onions, olives, and feta cheese. A wholesome side dish to serve with grilled meats, pack for a picnic or barbecue. If you’re looking for […]

The 5 French Mother Sauces Every Cook Should Know

The five French mother sauces are: Béchamel, Velouté, Espagnole, Hollandaise, and Tomato. Read on to learn how to make each one. In the 19th century, Marie-Antoine Carême anointed Béchamel, Velouté, Espagnole, and tomato sauce as the building blocks for all other sauces in his work L’Art de la Cuisine Française au Dix-Neuvième Siecle. Later on, Hollandaise got added to the […]

Turn Your Cherry Tomatoes Into This Easy, Creamy Pasta Sauce

We’ve partnered with Hood Cream, makers of great-tasting, high-quality cream, to share a weeknight dinner recipe we’ll be making all summer long: a cherry tomato pasta that gets its creaminess from half-and-half! When I was a toddler, I’d go to lunch with my great-grandma Ethel a lot. We would hit up old-school New Jersey diners, […]

An 11-Minute Pasta for When Your Cupboard Is Bare & You Have No Time to Spare

Vicky Bennison is the mastermind behind Pasta Grannies, easily one of the greatest YouTube channels around. Every Thursday afternoon, she posts a new video featuring a different Italian nonna, who makes—yes, you guessed it—homemade pasta. (“And sometimes soups, breads, dolci, rice dishes, that kind of thing,” Vicky writes, “because that is what the Grannies wanted […]

A Spring Fettuccine Alfredo That Comes Together for Just $3 a Head

In the immortal words of Matthew McConoughey, alright, alright, alright…just look at this pasta. Lately I’ve been on a quest to add new recipes like these to my weeknight repertoire, ones that 1) look and taste great, 2) feel like spring, and 3) slide in under the wire at a truly reasonable budget. I started […]