RECIPE: Try A New Pasta Recipe For National Pasta Day

October 17th is National Pasta Day, October is National Pasta Month. Most celebrants will head for their favorites. Fettuccine Alfredo? Lasagna? Spaghetti and meatballs? We think it calls for something different and special. How about a recipe you’ve never had before? This one from DeLallo has a sauce unlike you’ve never had: both goat cheese…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cacio E Pepe

In addition to National Pasta Day on October 17th, there’s a National Spaghetti Day and it’s today, January 4th. Today’s tip is to celebrate a preparation that is rarely found on restaurant menus: Cacio e Pepe. Cacio e Pepe, “Cheese and Pepper,” is a Roman dish from central Italy. Cacio is a dialect word for…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Pasta Tips For National Pasta Day

There are a couple of myths surrounding the proper cooking of pasta, passed down from generation to generation. Since October is National Pasta Month—and October 17th is National Pasta Day—today’s tip, from Care2.com, dispels those myths. (Here’s the entire article, which covers other cooking myths, as well). Myth: Put Oil In Pasta Water So It…
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