Creamy Stone Ground Cheese Grits

This Southern staple amps up stone-ground grits with ample white Cheddar. We think we’ve found home in these cheese grits.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 6

Gnocchetti with Pancetta, Chanterelles, and Mint

Don’t you love a dish that can be tossed together at the last second yet tastes like someone’s Italian grandmother slaved over it for hours? Us, too.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 0

Spaghetti with Raw Tomatoes

Summer at its simplest, not to mention it’s most splendid, seeing as how five minutes of effort yields a meal that rivals round-trip tickets to Italy.

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  • 5 M
  • 20 M
  • 19

Lemon, Ricotta, and Pea Pasta

Lemon, ricotta cheese, peas, and pappardelle pasta. The name says it all. A simple dish that can be made in no time. It’s a real family-friendly dish. Honest.

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  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 6

Truffled Mac and Cheese

Mac and cheese goes high falutin’ with a drizzle of chichi truffle oil and a few shavings of black truffle. Pricey, perhaps. But well worth it every once in a special while.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 17

Orecchiette with Morel Mushrooms and Ramps

This pasta, filled with earthy morel mushroom and ramps–wild leeks–is balanced by the richness of Grana Padano and mascarpone cheese.

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  • 45 M
  • 55 M
  • 0

Celia’s Simply Irresistible Spaghetti

Whether you’re five or fifty-five, sometimes nothing is more satiating than a plate of spaghetti with butter and cheese.

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  • 5 M
  • 20 M
  • 2

Fregola Salad with Fresh Citrus and Red Onion

Fregola is a toasted semolina pasta with a nutty flavor that’s very popular in Sardinia. This salad includes orange, grapefruit, onion, and herbs.

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  • 25 M
  • 40 M
  • 0

Spaghetti with Wild Garlic and Herbs

This dish, filled with wild garlic (a real flavor booster) and herbs, including basil mint, and parsley, adds up to a simple and elegant weeknight dinner.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 0

Wild Mushroom Risotto with Peas

The secret to this intensely flavored risotto? Chicken stock infused with the liquid used to rehydrate dried porcini mushrooms.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2

Macaroni Gratin

This diminutive mac n cheese arrives in teensy dishes at hoity-toity Balthazar, though it creates no less a sensation when scooped straight from a big old baking dish unceremoniously plonked in the center of the kitchen table.

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  • 25 M
  • 50 M
  • 0

Valtellina Pizzoccheri

Pizzoccheri is a hearty, flat, buckwheat noodle commonly tossed with a butter sauce of some sort. You can thank the Lombardy region of Italy for it.

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  • 50 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 4

Trenette with Langoustines

Easy yet elegant, this simple pasta dish calls for any long, narrow, flat pasta, garlic, olive oil, seafood, and parsley. Dinner is done.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 4

Gnocchi

These gnocchi, soft pillows of potato love, are light and packed with flavor. Serve the gnocchi with browned butter or a tomato sauce. Gnocchi freeze well.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 6
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