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Carbonara: A couple of personal approaches

by antihawk 29 days ago

Hi, all. Carbonara is certainly in my top three pasta dishes. I have two approaches that I'd like to share, and se...


medtran49 commented 2 days ago

July 2014 COTM: Radically Simple - Pasta, Fish

by delys77 3 years ago

Greetings all! Please use this thread to post your reviews of the following: Pasta Fish Remember to review...

MidwesternerTT commented 20 days ago

Don Peppe: Clam Palace Grandeur in Ozone Park

by Jim Leff 1 month ago

I recently called Francesco's, a preserved-in-amber 1961 Italian-American tavern in White Plains, "The Last Great Ita...


Mike R. commented 20 days ago

Why cook pasta in water and not the sauce?

by joninaz 8 years ago

A simple question, but why cook pasta in one pot and the sauce in another? Some chefs seem to finish pasta by foldin...

hotoynoodle commented 22 days ago

Cacio e pepe: tossing cheese in cornstarch

by antihawk 5 months ago

Hi, all. I originally discovered the technique of tossing cheese in cornstarch from Heston Blumenthal's cheese sau...


Foxeyblue commented 28 days ago

Parm wheel pasta in DC?

by miavperez 1 month ago

I'll be in DC next week and am looking for a restaurant that serves pasta tossed table side in a parm wheel. The only...


helmswoman commented 1 month ago

Pasta Adventurers ... Any good recipes (by weight if possible) for extruding pasta?

by FoodNerdGrrl 2 years ago

Hi Everyone, For those who own any kind of an extruding pasta maker ... what are you favorite recipes? Thanks, ...


namron2 commented 1 month ago

Fixing an overly sweet tomato pasta sauce

by poloprincess 5 years ago

Hi everyone, My MIL gave me a very nice homemade tomato/beef pasta sauce but it is overly sweet, I think from too ...


DebK01 commented 1 month ago

Selling home made pasta

by pastamaker1991 4 months ago

Is there anyone on the chowhound who sells dried home made pasta in packets. I have been making pasta for a long time...


benk72 commented 2 months ago

Pasta cooked 'al dente', am I the only one who doesn't like it that way?

by Reston 9 years ago

It seems that the preferred way to cook pasta is 'al dente', but I can't bring myself to make it that way. The textur...


Lizzie Sparrow commented 2 months ago

Il Grillo | Carmel-by-the-Sea

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Il Grillo opened last year and offers a more casual and accessible alternative to its sister, La Balena, serving lunc...

Melanie Wong commented 2 months ago

Ideas for bean-based pastas?

by jen kalb 3 months ago

Due to my low carb diet I bought some red lentil and edamame pastas recently but I havent tried cooking with them yet...


truman commented 2 months ago

Where can I buy Bertagni pasta in the Northern Virginia / DC area?

by thearchies 7 years ago

When Bloom first opened, they sold Bertagni pastas - which are the B-E-S-T! And now, they've stopped selling Bertagn...


ilovecilantro commented 2 months ago

Italian Homemade Company | Cow Hollow - San Francisco

by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Italian Homemade started out in North Beach

Melanie Wong commented 3 months ago

Ragu, how to stop water coming out of the sauce?

by yobofofas 3 months ago

Hey all; I've got a recipe for a spicy pork ragu that I love, but when it sits for a bit (holding it hot on the stov...

yobofofas commented 3 months ago


by pistachio peas 8 months ago

Use this thread to post reports on the following chapters from DINNER: PASTA & NOODLES (p. 175-205); and TOFU (& A...


pavlova commented 3 months ago

La Bruschetta or Marcello's? Where else on the Corso Italia?

by prima 3 months ago

For an old school dine-in meal, which restos would you recommend on the Corso Italia/ St Clair W? Realize Nodo has a...

happycamper commented 3 months ago

Best pasta sauce in a jar?

by AllisonS 9 years ago

I need to buy pasta sauce in a jar for dinner this evening. I was wondering what everyone thinks is the best jarred ...


VoiceofAuthority commented 3 months ago

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