Curious about making homemade gnocchi? Confused about how long to cook lasagna? Can't find specialty spelt pasta in your city? Look no further for cooking tips and shopping advice for every kind of pasta, plus suggestions for where to find the best restaurant pasta dishes in your area.

9 Easy Slow Cooker Pasta Sauces to Last You All Week

Welcome to Slow Cooker Week! We're sharing all our favorite Crock Pot recipes, tips, tricks, and advice this week—and including the Instant Pot, of course, since it slow cooks with the best of 'em...

DOTM March 2018: Homemade Pasta

by LulusMom 4 years ago

Welcome to our DOTM reporting thread for March, 2018. Our dish this month is (Italian) Homemade Pasta. This is going to be a fun, interesting, and possibly more challenging (or at least time consum...

Eating pizza with knife & fork: what's the problem?

by gutreactions 10 months ago

I have extracted this issue from an unrelated discussion on these boards. There are those 'purists' out there that continuously rant about eating pizza with a knife & fork. Ok, I know that's what w...

N of 407 - Looking for Rummo Pasta

by itryalot 3 months ago

I'm looking for a great variety of Rummo pasta somewhere N of the 407. Between Vaughan as far west as Kitchener. Alternately in Oakville for a road trip.

Leftover fettuccine with pesto

by Nyleve 4 months ago

I have quite a bit of leftover fettuccine with pesto from last night's dinner. Any suggestions on how to use it, beyond just reheating it as is? Best of all would be something I could freeze.

"CAFE N' ONE, MARKHAM" - A delightful and surprisingly delicious Japanese themed lunch

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 4 months ago

As a 'Nipponphile foodie', the closing of 'Shiso Tree, Markham' a while back was a sad loss and had a profound impact on me and my family.....all enthusiastic fan of Japanese cuisine! To us, their ...

COLD VEGETABLE & PASTA/GRAIN SALAD! Home Cooking Dish of the Month (May 2015)

by Sandwich_Sister 6 years ago

Welcome to the reporting thread for the May Dish of the Month. This month we'll all be creating some wonderful cold vegetable and pasta/grain salad. How will you prepare it and what ingredients wi...

Eataly, Flatiron, busy as ever...

by gutreactions 6 months ago

We have been sitting on a gift card for Eataly, so on our weekend visit to Manhattan we stopped into the Flatiron market. The outdoor cafes were bustling, and when we entered on 23rd. St. it looked...

How do you match sauce with ravioli?

by mmmjv 8 months ago

I got a ricotta and grana Padona ravioli and a mushroom ravioli from Whole Foods. What would be a good sauce to go with them? I've noticed that a lot of these different ravioli just aren't a good m...

Imported vs Domestic Pasta

by Querencia 7 years ago

I invite comments on the relative merits of pasta. Have read that imported Italian is made with hard durum wheat that makes all the difference. Never paid attention but recently, on a lark trip to ...

Pasta Pomodoro Reborn in San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

This morning's stack of emails included an announcement that Pasta Pomodoro was being reintroduced to the Bay Area for delivery via Caviar or Doordash. Some may remember this local chain, founded b...

California Pizza Kitchen Creamy Garlic Fettuccine

by chezron 9 months ago

I love California Pizza Kitchen's Creamy Garlic Fettuccine! It has a deep garlic flavor that is amplified by a crunchy garlic topping. Does anyone know what the topping is? I want a copycat recipe!

February 2021 COTM Announcement: LIDIA BASTIANICH MONTH

by islandmermaid 11 months ago

In February our community will be exploring and cooking from the recipes of Lidia Bastianich! To organize our reports next month, we will have threads dedicated to 2 or 3 of her individual book...

Best gluten free noodles for lasagna?

by becwells 1 year ago

I'd like to make a gluten free lasagna but I do not want it to turn out as mushy as a recent gluten-free elbow macaroni tuna noodle casserole was. Any tips on which noodles would be the best to st...

To Cream or Not to Cream your Carbonara?

by kySafran 12 months ago

Ski in Europe and you'll find yourself one side of the Italian border at lunch and the French side for dinner. Lots of slow burn carbs in pasta means Carbonara is a staple in many bars and resta...

Fancy tinned seafood - ideas?

by becwells 1 year ago

On a whim I purchased 2 tins of La Brujula Conservas squid in oil (Chipirones), 1 tin of La Brujula Conservas razorshell clams, and 2 tins of Matiz octopus in oil. I've never cooked with these b...

Butternut squash ravioli problems

by mushroomaffairs 1 year ago

I made this ravioli last night with browned butter sage sauce but I had a lot of problems with the pasta. I followed the video below because it seemed to me the most simple and basic whereas other...

Using a Pasta Insert as a Steamer Basket

by Philly Ray 8 years ago

I have a pot that came with a steamer basket and a pasta insert. But sometimes, I find that the basket is too small for things like dungeness crabs, lobsters, etc. Has anyone ever used their past...

Vina Enoteca | Stanford Barn - Palo Alto

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

As a fan of Tootsie's at the Stanford Barn since Day 1, I was delighted to learn from a friend that Rocco and team have opened Vina Enoteca, taking over California Cafe's space. I hope to get in th...

Etto Pastificio | Paso Robles

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Just heard from a friend how much he's loving the dried pasta made by Etto Pastificio using American grains manufactured using traditional Italian bronze dies. It also sells fresh pasta, truffles a...