Dried Pasta

These Upgraded Pantry Staples Make Everything Taste Better

Pantry food stores like beans, rice, and pasta are always good to have on hand, but it's also nice to add some elevated items to the mix if you can. Below, some of the best gourmet pantry items to stock...

Ann Summers Sold More Penis-Shaped Pasta This Week Than The Whole Of 2019

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Okay, who's hoarding this and how'd you like it with meatballs? * * * * Laura Whittaker, senior manager at Ann Summers, says the surge in interest took the company by surprise. “We’re living ...

Favorite Long Pasta for Sauces?

by kaleokahu 7 months ago

About a year ago, I bought a package of Bucatini #6, and was amazed by the flavor difference between it and solid-strand pasta like spaghetti and linguine. It just seems to absorb sauces like craz...

Baia Pasta Mostaccioli – Dried Pasta from Oakland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 years ago

The weekend before Christmas was the December New Tastemarket at St. Gregory’s Episcopal on Potrero Hill, basically an updated, hipper version of a church bazaar with home cooks and underground foo...

Nearly $100,000 Worth Of Ramen Noodles Stolen

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

" . . . What does one do with that much ramen? We don’t know! We also don’t know whether or not the brand of ramen noodles was Maruchan or Top Ramen or another brand. However, one pack of Maruchan ...

Lidia Bastianich Brand dry pasta

by Monica 2 years ago

I bought 6 boxes of LB's pasta from Shoprite over the weekend for a buck each. I thought the pasta was really good. It soaked up the sauce really nicely and the texture was good too. My new go t...

Lasagna Q: Does it work if you don't boil the noodles?

by kotatsu 16 years ago

I searched the lasagna threads, but didn't see anything specifically addressing this. I've heard from various sources that you can make a perfectly good lasagna without boiling the noodles before-...

July 2014 COTM: Radically Simple - Pasta, Fish

by delys77 6 years ago

Greetings all! Please use this thread to post your reviews of the following: Pasta Fish Remember to review the thread in order to ensure you reply to the original post on any recipe you ...

Where to buy Pasta Riscossa/uncut Ziti

by hrhsheba 3 years ago

Bosas is no longer selling Pasta Riscossa at all. I really like their uncut ziti (the really long ones). I've checked Santa Barbara and La Grotta to no avail. Does anyone know who is still selli...

Non-Ronzoni bucatini/perciatelli in Park Slope?

by applky 9 years ago

A pretty specific question: I'm looking for bucatini/perciatelli in Park Slope that isn't the Ronzoni brand stuff. I'm not a fan of Ronzoni. I've had De Cecco before and it's fine; I hear tales of ...

Spaghetti - Good, Not So Good - and Bad

by jounipesonen 3 years ago

I've been trying to figure out differences in Italian-made, 100% Durum 'thin' spaghettis. I've cooked them 8-10 minutes. I find Barilla, Divella, De Cecco to be basically the same with De Cecco pri...

ISO great dried pasta (Gragnano or other) stores in Naples or area

by itryalot 4 years ago

We'll be in Naples and then driving south from there. We want to purchase some good quality dried pasta (unique cuts that we can't find in NA) to bring home as souvenir gifts.

Garlic or other seasoning in pasta water?

by paizley 4 years ago

Lately, I've been throwing whole garlic cloves in to the pasta water. Adds a nice flavor and those whole cooked cloves are tasty. Peppercorns and whole chiles sometimes go in also. I find the pasta...

Partners for Valentine Pasta ?

by Kaymoz 4 years ago

Look what I found the other day when I stopped by Aldi to pick up a gallon of milk....the cutest pasta in ages! Its red color is food based too. The question for chowhounds is -- what sauce o...

Lasagna baked with dry noodles?

by Kaymoz 4 years ago

What's up with lasagna these days? Lately I have seen a few internet recipes promising that they could be assembled and baked with dry lasagna. Hallelu-ya, I thought. Always hated boiling thos...

What is happening with the size of boxed pasta?

by Kaymoz 4 years ago

Dry pasta seems to have downsized from a standard one pound package size to the now more prevalent size of 12 oz. This seems to apply for the common brands at least -- Ronzoni, Barilla, San Giorgi...

Use Pasta as Dough

by Ceciliacilli 4 years ago

Use Pasta as Dough Has anyone tried this? And why would you use pasta as dough? Chef Davide Scabin of Combal.Zero in Rivoli, Italy, and New York City's Mulino a Vino cooks his pasta well past a...

Help my mom find Alfieri pasta in GTA...

by ylsf 4 years ago

So, my mom just made a few phone calls to different grocery stores and Italian speciality places trying to track down a pasta of all things. Once she has something to focus on she doesn't seem to ...

Can dried pasta be considered "fresh" ?

by rgreen3400 5 years ago

Called my local italian deli and asked if they had "fresh pasta" and they said yes. My wife picked it up and came home with a bouquet of dried pasta that looked like the "fancy" expensive dried pa...