CATEGORY: Pasta
Farfalle with Golden Beets, Beet Greens, and Prosciutto

Farfalle with Golden Beets, Beet Greens, and Prosciutto

The recipe for "Farfalle with Golden Beets, Beet Greens, and Prosciutto," from the October / November 2011 issue of Fine Cooking, is a brilliant masterpiece -- a silky mix of everyone's favorite pasta shape (bow ties!), sweet beets, and that sweet perfume of white wine.
Easy Salmon Cakes and Orzo with Brown Butter and Parmesan

Easy Salmon Cakes and Orzo with Brown Butter and Parmesan

I've got a good record with fish cakes. A perfect fish cake is flavorful and not too dry.
Chilled Calamari Salad with Lemon and Parsley and Spaghetti Nests

Chilled Calamari Salad with Lemon and Parsley and Spaghetti Nests

How do you feel about calamari? Everyone has their own answer to this question, and it's an immediate, unchallenged answer. It's: "I like it," or, "I don't."
Pasta con le Sarde

Pasta con le Sarde

The March 2011 issue of Saveur included a recipe for "Pasta con le Sarde," in time for Lent. I became nostalgic for "St. Joseph's Day Pasta," which this dish epitomized when I was young.
Roasted Chicken with Cauliflower and Chickpeas and Asparagus Cashew Rice Pilaf

Roasted Chicken with Cauliflower and Chickpeas and Asparagus Cashew Rice Pilaf

The "Roasted Chicken with Cauliflower and Chickpeas," from the April 2011 issue of Everyday Food, is all-too-easy to prep -- and I made it even easier, by using chicken thighs and drumsticks.
Moroccan-Spiced Pastitsio with Lamb and Feta

Moroccan-Spiced Pastitsio with Lamb and Feta

Have you any experience with pastitsio? It's a Greek, creamy, cheesy baked pasta dish, made with large tubular pasta, a meat and tomato sauce, and topped with a thick bechamel. Sound heavy? Well, it sure is.
Chicken and Cavatelli Soup

Chicken and Cavatelli Soup

Here's a filling chicken soup that's good for everyone.
Koshary (Pasta, Lentils, Chickpeas, and Fried Onions)

Koshary (Pasta, Lentils, Chickpeas, and Fried Onions)

Could this be right? I wondered. Notice how the recipe asks for two pastas, two beans, and rice. All this to be topped with a surprisingly spiced tomato sauce and crispy fried onions.