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We see two nests of fresh egg taglitelle pasta, a metal bench scraper, and a bag of pasta flour resting on a large, light-colored wooden pasta board.

Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Pasta Boards

Sarah Ubertaccio
By Sarah Ubertaccio

If you’re keen to elevate your pasta-making game, a key tool to consider is the pasta board—a staple in any serious pasta maker's kitchen. Here...

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Italian grandma making gnocchi

Embracing La Cucina Povera: Sustainable Living Starts with Using What You Have

By Gillie Roberts

Gillie Roberts, the founder of Ware, a sustainable essentials shop that specializes in low-waste home and body care, shares her thoughts on Italian resourcefulness in...

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Cooking tagliatelle pasta

How to Cook Pasta: Our Most Frequently Asked Questions

By Sarah Ubertaccio

We unravel the secrets to cooking and serving pasta so that you can ensure each bite is flavorful and full of life.

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There is a blue splatterware bowl on a wooden surface holding three cracked eggs. Above the bowl we see a metal spoon holding a single orange egg yolk.

The Science Behind the Eggs in Your Pasta

By Sarah Ubertaccio

They say pasta is an art, but it can be a science too. Here's an in-depth explanation of how eggs play a role in your...

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A Simple Hack for Grating Parmigiano Faster & Finer

A Simple Hack for Grating Parmigiano Faster & Finer

By Sarah Ubertaccio

Here's why you should always grate your own Parmigiano and Pecorino, plus the simplest, fastest way to achieve a fine grate.

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Three big ravioli sit on crumpled parchment paper. We see the edge of a wooden ravioli mold off to the right.

How to Use a Ravioli Mold

By Sarah Ubertaccio

Tips, tricks, and step-by-step photos for using a wooden ravioli mold.

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A pair of hands holds four anolini pastas; below we see a wooden surface with other anolini resting on top.

Three Tips for Making Better Anolini

By Sarah Ubertaccio

Plump and cheery, anolini pasta is a joy to admire. Here's how to make them perfectly every single time.

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8 Tips for Making Better Stuffed Pasta

8 Tips for Making Better Stuffed Pasta

By Sarah Ubertaccio

Stuffed pasta not coming out the way you want? Pair these eight tips and tricks with a little practice and you'll be on your way...

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Olive wood utensils - q.b. cucina

How to Care for Olive Wood

By Sarah Ubertaccio

Building your olive wood utensil collection? Here's how to make them last a lifetime.

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