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10 Classic Italian Pastas

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When one combines the words "authentic" and "Italian" in the same sentence, one is bound to get in trouble; each region, each town, each family has their own way, the right way. When it comes to pasta, the debates rage on. While we preach no right way here, we can preach a good way -- and here are ten good (no, great!) recipes for classic Italian pastas. How does your nonna make them? Let us know in the comments!

Al Forno's Penne with Tomato, Cream & Five Cheeses by Genius Recipes

al forno penne with tomato and five cheeses


Spaghetti Carbonara by brette warshaw



Birthday Lasagna by merrill

Birthday Lasagna


Pasta e Fagioli by QueenOfGreen

Pasta e Fagioli


Grandma DiLaura's Italian Ricotta Gnocchi by cdilaura 

Italian Ricotta Gnocchi


Edward Giobbi's Spaghetti alla Foriana by Genius Recipes

Spaghetti alla Foriana


Sunday Pork Ragu by cookinginvictoria

Sunday Pork Ragu


Bucatini all'Amatriciana by pierino

Bucatini all'Amatriciana


The (Not Barefoot) Contessa's Fish Pasta by fisheri

The (Not Barefoot) Contessa's Fish Pasta


Marcella Hazan's Tomato Sauce with Onion and Butter by Genius Recipes

TOmato sauce with onion and butter

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