Pasta & Grains

A white dish of macaroni gratin with a fork resting inside.

Macaroni Gratin

This luxe mac and cheese comes in diminutive dishes at hoity-toity Balthazar, though it creates no less comfort scooped straight from a plain old baking dish sitting in the center of the table.

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A yellow and white pot filled with smoked salmon pasta and garnished with fresh chives.

Smoked Salmon Pasta

This one-pot pasta supper may sound even more enticing when you find out just how quick and easy this one-pan pasta is to prepare and to clean up after.

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Braised beef with red wine pasta and carrots in a skillet.

Braised Beef with 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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A tangle of fettuccine with scallops finished with lemon zest and chervil on a brown plate.

Fettuccine with Scallops

Whether you need a no-fail romantic or celebratory dinner for two, here’s how to pull it off with ease and impressiveness.

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A white bowl filled with brodo di pollo on a wooden surface with a fork and spoon beside the bowl.

Brodo di Pollo ~ Italian Chicken Soup

Brodo di pollo is, in essence, Italian chicken soup. And it’s a strong contender for the most soothing chicken noodle soup anywhere. Made by nonnas everywhere.

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Oval dish with cacio e pepe kugel, a cheese and pepper casserole with fettuccine and ricotta and Pecorino cheeses baked golden

Cacio e Pepe Kugel

Cacio e pepe kugel. It’s what happens when Rome’s famous pasta dish collides with everyone’s favorite Jewish comfort food.

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Rectangles of pumpkin pasta dough

Pumpkin Pasta Dough

Spectacularly stunning—and unbelievably easy—handmade pasta that takes its lovely color and subtle flavor from sweetly savory pumpkin or other winter squash.

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A white dinner plate filled with strapponi pasta with porcini mushrooms and mint.

Strapponi Pasta with Porcini Mushrooms

For those who think that preparing fresh pasta is difficult, start by trying this recipe. Actually, you may stop here as well given how many folks have deemed it “perfect.”

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