Pasta with Red Sauce

Making a delicious pasta starts with selecting the shape of the noodle. Choosing has a lot to do with the sauce you are preparing and your mood. Spaghetti is a classic choice. Penne Rigate will catch and hold onto the sauce in its ridges and has a hefty satisfying bite. Orecchiette, pictured above, can capture little bits of the sauce inside the ear shaped cups. A red sauce wouldn’t be red without tomato, usually, from a larger 28 oz. can, crushed, or whole and then crushed by hand. Other options, like diced tomatoes, are often chemically treated to hold their … Continue reading Pasta with Red Sauce