Pasta & Noodles
Gnocchi are Italian-style dumplings made of potatoes and flour. You can serve gnocchi with any of your favorite pasta sauces. Here's an easy gnocchi recipe.
Basic Meatballs Recipe
These classic Italian meatballs are made with ground beef and pork and they're perfect for spaghetti. We brown them on the stovetop before finishing them in the oven.
Classic Lasagna Recipe
This lasagna recipe is made with layers of béchamel sauce rather than ricotta cheese, making it rich and flavorful without being too heavy.
Cook Pasta with Less Water
The traditional method for cooking pasta uses 6 quarts of water per pound of pasta. But you can cook pasta using less water — and less energy. This technique shows you how.
Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe
Spaghetti Carbonara is one of the most popular Italian pasta dishes. It combines cream, eggs, cheese and bacon — and with ingredients like that, it's guaranteed to be delicious!
This pasta puttanesca recipe is made with tomatoes, black olives, capers and garlic. There are many versions of puttanesca, and this one features spaghettini, or thin spaghetti.
Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe
This Fettuccine Alfredo recipe is made with cream, butter, parmesan cheese and parsley. Fettuccine Alfredo is delicious on its own, or with chicken or shrimp added.
Pesto is a fresh sauce made from basil leaves, garlic, pine nuts, cheese and olive oil. This pesto sauce recipe is perfect for pasta and gnocchi.
Gorgonzola Sauce Recipe
Gorgonzola sauce is amazing served with pasta, gnocchi or even grilled steak. This Gorgonzola sauce recipe is made with cream, Gorgonzola cheese and ...
Alfredo Sauce Recipe
This Alfredo Sauce recipe can be served with your favorite pasta. The classic Fettuccine Alfredo is made with this alfredo sauce. Add some cooked chicken to make Chicken Alfredo.
Tri-Color Macaroni with Alfredo Sauce
This variation on the traditional Fettuccine Alfredo uses tri-color macaroni pasta. Besides being a great dish for kids, it's just a great all-purpose pasta dish that's quick, easy and surprisingly light.
Pasta Shapes Photo Gallery
This beautifully photographed Pasta Gallery from Kyle Phillips, About.com Guide to Italian Food, shows the infinite variety of pasta shapes.
Want some ideas for what sauce to serve with gnocchi? These classic gnocchi sauces will suit every taste.
Italian Sausage Pasta Sauce
This Italian sausage pasta sauce is made by browning Italian sausage and then simmering it in a fresh tomato sauce.
Pasta with Swiss Chard & Bacon
This easy pasta recipe features wilted swiss chard leaves plus bacon and garlic, along with some toasted pine nuts for crunch.
Baked Macaroni and Cheese
This baked macaroni and cheese is made with a simple cheese sauce, topped with panko breadcrumbs and baked until golden brown.
Mac and Cheese Casserole
This cheesy mac and cheese casserole is made with peas and bacon, topped with panko breadcrumbs and baked until it's golden brown. Pure comfort food.