Homemade Cavatelli

Yes, you can make your own pasta. And no, you don’t need a pasta maker, thanks to this recipe. All you need is flour, olive oil, and salt.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 30 M
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Cinnamon Granola Bars

We quite like these granola bars just as-is. But don’t let that stop you from adding your fave stir-ins to make them even more irresistible.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Greens and Grains Soup

It’s as simple as X + Y = Z, with X = greens, Y = grains, and Z = a soothing, satiating bowl of soup. Finally, a practical application for algebra.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Leftover Pasta Frittata

Got leftover spaghetti and some eggs? Then you’ve got supper. This recipe, from a chef at Chez Panisse, shows you how.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 10

Cod and Shrimp Stew with Quinoa

David surprises himself and all of us by trying something that’s actually healthful—quinoa. His response surprised us all even more.

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  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 16

North African Chicken Soup

We wish we always had a stash of this chicken soup recipe in the fridge to take to lunch as a soothing respite in the day.

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  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 0

Kasha Varnishkes

Rumor has it that this kasha varnishkes recipe made the late Joan Rivers plotz. After tasting it, we can understand why this would be true.

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  • 45 M
  • 4

Vegetarian Lasagna

We believe you’ve been looking for a lovely, elegant, knock-their-socks-off dish like this that just happens to be vegetarian, yes?

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  • 2 H
  • 3 H
  • 6

Spaghetti all’Aglio e Olio

This classic Italian spaghetti all’aglio e olio is going to rock your world with its understated simplicity and undeniable frugality.

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  • 20 M
  • 12

Homemade Muesli

This little homemade muesli number will upend your notion of boxed breakfast cereal. No cardboard-like, dusty-tasting grains here.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 16

Bucatini all’Amatriciana

All’Amatriciana—go on, roll that “r” like they do in Italy—means a spicy pasta sauce of tomatoes and pancetta or bacon. Prego.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H
  • 2

Braised Oxtails & Homemade Red Wine Pasta

With all due respect, your go-to recipe for beef stew falls short of this magnificent melding of beef, wine, and pasta. No contest.

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  • 2 H
  • 5 H, 30 M
  • 4

Potato Gnocchi

Pillowy little poufs of potato-y perfection from the ultimate authority in Italian cooking. (No, not your nonna. The Silver Spoon.)

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 4

Spaghetti with Bread Crumbs

Bet you’ve already got everything you need for this frugal pantry pasta. All you need now is 15 minutes to pull it together.

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  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 12
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