RECIPE: Melon & Prosciutto Pasta Salad

Melon and prosciutto is a classic Italian appetizer. Pasta salad, on the other hand, is an American creation. This recipe, from Pasta Fits, combines the two. We served it this weekend, and it was a hit. Pasta Fits, a website of the National Pasta Organization, promotes the enjoyment of pasta in healthy recipes. “When these…
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RECIPE: Strawberry-Orange Pasta Salad With Lemon Poppyseed Dressing

Bowtie (farfalle) pasta, fruit and oranges: delicious! Photo courtesy Kraft.   What if pasta salad were more sweet than savory? That’s how it is in this recipe, a perfect way to make summer last a little longer (summer ends this Saturday, September 21st). Creamy lemon poppyseed dressing, mandarin oranges and fresh strawberries create this refreshing…
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PRODUCT: Barilla Piccolini Mini Pasta Is Great For Pasta Salad

A plate of mini wheels (rotelle)—smaller than half a cherry tomato. Photo courtesy Barilla. Here’s the recipe for this pasta salad. Find more recipes at BarillaUS.com.   We recently tried Barilla Piccolini, a new miniature pasta line. Piccolini is the Italian word for “little ones,” referring to small children. The miniature versions of five classic…
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