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If there’s one thing I know how to cook, it’s pasta. I grew up in a home where pasta was always on the table, and I love serving it to my family today. From traditional Italian dishes to classic macaroni and cheese, I love them all and can’t wait to share them with you.


Easy Pasta Recipes

These simple recipes are perfect for any night of the week, and can usually be made with pantry staples.


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Bucatini All’Amatriciana

Bucatini All’Amatriciana

While it’s traditionally made with guanciale, pancetta is more widely available and makes a perfect substitute in this bucatini all’amatriciana. This dish is named after its place of origin, Amatrice, Italy. The simple tomato sauce is full of flavor and pairs well with the bite of al dente bucatini. Serve it with pecornio romano and a glass of your favorite Italian white wine.

Italian Sausage Pasta with Broccoli

Italian Sausage Pasta with Broccoli

This easy recipe for pasta with Italian sausage and broccoli is flavorful and it’s ready in 30 minutes which makes it great for weeknight dinners! Try it with bow tie pasta or penne.  Why I love this Italian sausage pasta recipe This morning I found this article (via Joy the Baker) from Thought Catalog called…

Tomato Artichoke Pasta

Tomato Artichoke Pasta

Skip that heavy, creamy sauce. This tomato artichoke pasta recipe is a great new way to enjoy artichoke hearts. The savory sauce is loaded with chopped artichoke hearts and crispy pancetta, and seasoned with basil for a unique pasta dish that’s sure to satisfy your artichoke craving. If you can’t find pancetta, feel free to swap it for bacon or prosciutto.

Rigatoni with Pork Ragu

Rigatoni with Pork Ragu

This rigatoni with pork ragu is the ultimate fall comfort food. It’s hearty and full of flavor with a little bit of apple for sweetness and a hint of fennel. So grab a fork and get cozy, because this dish will warm your soul. Why you’ll love this rigatoni with pork ragu Here’s what you’ll…

Easy Sesame Noodles

Easy Sesame Noodles

These easy sesame noodles are flavored with garlic and ginger and take less than 30 minutes to make. They can be served cold or warm, but no matter how you serve then, you can’t forget to top with smoked sesame seeds and lots of green onion. Makes 2 large servings.

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