pasta

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Al Dente Pasta Company, based in Michigan, has been making artisan pastas for almost 40 years. Though they have always made their pasta by traditional methods, the company from the beginning … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Early in 2019, Tuscanini Foods introduced a lineup of gourmet Italian food products. All the products are sourced from Italy. Italian Pastas– We tasted Conchiglie Tricolori (tricolor shells), Fusilli Tricolori (tricolor … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Andean Dream produces quinoa-based pastas and cookies. The Organic Royal Quinoa variety used is sourced from Bolivian Andes indigenous farming families who have become the exclusive supplier for the brand. The pastas … Read More

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From an ecological and water conservation perspective, boiling a large pot of water and then dumping most of the water down the drain is pretty wasteful. Since most Americans eat close to 25 pounds of pasta each year, reducing the water or shortening the cooking time could be a huge conservation step. Harold McGee, who … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Ancient Harvest introduced quinoa into the US over 35 years ago. Today they continue to innovate with POW! Mac and Cheese, pasta made from red lentil flour and quinoa flour. POW! … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Three Bridges recently launched the first refrigerated Creamy Cheddar Macaroni & Cheese Kit. Made with fresh cheddar cheese and precooked elbow pasta, the kit cooks in 3 to 5 minutes. All you … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Jarred pasta sauce has to be special for us to give a brand the thumbs up. Hoboken Farms gets a big thumbs up. It is rich and thick with nice chunks of … Read More

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Many avoid pasta thinking it is going to pack on pounds. In a recent study from Italy and another from the US which together looked at over 20,000 adults, both studies showed that eating pasta was not a factor in weight gain. Pasta, made from cereal grains, has been around since ancient times and is central to … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. The 68th UN General Assembly declared 2016 the International Year of Pulses (IYP) with the hope of positioning crops such as peas, beans and lentils as primary sources of protein and … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Ravino Ravioli is a family owned business that produces handcrafted ravioli. The ravioli are frozen with 12 pieces to a box that are carefully packaged to prevent breaking. We found the pasta firm, not soft, which … Read More

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