Pasta Sauce

Pizza Pasta Skillet Casserole

Pizza Pasta Skillet Casserole

Pizza Pasta Skillet Casserole combines two crowd-pleasing dishes into one satisfying dinner that will please kids and adults alike.

Fresh and Simple Spring Dinner: Gemelli Pasta with Mint-Pea Pesto

Fresh and Simple Spring Dinner: Gemelli Pasta with Mint-Pea Pesto

Serve spring on a platter for dinner! Simply whir a handful of ingredients, like peas, mint and cheese, in your food processor and mix with pasta.

Dinner Tonight: Spicy Slow Cooker Pasta Sauce

Dinner Tonight: Spicy Slow Cooker Pasta Sauce

Try this spicy slow cooker tomato sauce (with bacon!) to liven up your usual weeknight dinners. It's flavorful, comforting, and pairs very well with pasta.

Easy Freezer Tomato Sauce

Easy Freezer Tomato Sauce

Make the most of the end of tomato season by cooking this quick sauce to store in the freezer for future family meals.

Preserving the Season with Oven-Dried Tomatoes

Preserving the Season with Oven-Dried Tomatoes

The "low and slow" cooking method concentrates and intensifies the flavor of these oven-dried tomatoes. Use them to make the most of summer tomatoes.

Best Pesto Recipes <i>Not</i> with Basil: Freezer Friendly Leftovers

Best Pesto Recipes Not with Basil: Freezer Friendly Leftovers

You love pesto sauce, made with fresh summer basil, punch-drunk with flavor. And that’s great. We love it too! But don’t limit yourself to only pesto made with basil.   The great thing about pesto, of course, is that you can ...more

Magic Tomato Paste: Secret Ingredient

Magic Tomato Paste: Secret Ingredient

Check out this recipe for Grilled Eggplant with Garlic-Cumin Vinaigrette, Feta & Herbs. Sounds summery and wonderful. It is. But I’ve got a secret to make this classic dish really sing.   First, let me tell you about all the jars ...more

Spaghetti Sauce ‘Bomb’ Used in Michigan Bank Heist

Spaghetti Sauce ‘Bomb’ Used in Michigan Bank Heist

A delicious supper of spaghetti and meatballs should not — repeat, should not — begin by knocking over a bank on the way home from the supermarket.   Or, to put it another way, just because you have a couple of cans of tomato sauce in ...more

Spring into Easy Healthy Pasta: Best of the Blogs

Spring into Easy Healthy Pasta: Best of the Blogs

Spring is here (almost) and a light creamy pasta sauce that we can mix with our favorite pastas — from stands of spaghetti to tubular pieces of penne — sounds perfect for the season. And we think we’ve found the perfect one in this ...more

10 Things You Didn’t Know About…Cooking Pasta Perfectly

10 Things You Didn’t Know About…Cooking Pasta Perfectly

No doubt, pasta has taken a drubbing in recent years, caught up in the center of the anti-carb craze and foresworn by legions of carb-counting dieters.   But in reality, most of us have a box (or two…or four) of dried pasta tucked away ...more

Fresh Pasta: Buy It vs. Make It

Fresh Pasta: Buy It vs. Make It

When I saw that it was time to finally write about fresh pasta, I cursed myself for ever suggesting such a thing. What a pain in the butt! Everyone knows you don’t actually have to make pasta! That’s one of the joys of modern life! ...more

28 Days of Slow Cooking: Arrabbiata Sauce

28 Days of Slow Cooking: Arrabbiata Sauce

Our advice: double this slow-cooker pasta sauce recipe. Triple it. Make as much as your slow cooker will allow. Then freeze the leftovers and never buy store-bought sauce again.   Why would you, when you can easily make oodles of this ...more

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