In order to feed my pasta-loving soul, maintain my calorie intake, and nourish my body with veggies, I turn to these alternatives. From spaghetti squash, to zoodles, to swoodles, and more, I honestly can't get enough.
Top Chef alum Lizzie Binder knows her pasta: her former restaurant Bar Bambino in San Francisco was known for its great Italian food. So where does she go when she craves a plate of pasta? La Ciccia, a neighborhood restaurant known for its authentic Sardinian cuisine, including one of her all time favorite dishes, gnocchetti with a homemade sausage, saffron, and tomato sauce and Pecorino cheese.
In The Usual, the country's best chefs reveal the one dish that blows their mind again and again, then head behind-the-scenes to meet the creators.
It took me years and many trips overseas to figure out how to replicate the spiced orange duck that was so popular when I was a kid. This recipe is easier than it looks, and the results are stellar every time. -- Andrew Zimmern
The most important step of this dramatic squid ink pasta from F&W BNC Katie Button is toasting the noodles. This step gives the pasta a nutty flavor, but also helps it maintain the perfect al dente texture while cooking undisturbed like a paella.