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10 pasta recipes every cook should know
You're so much better than penne and jar sauce
 
You should definitely have this pasta recipe in the rotation.
You should definitely have this pasta recipe in the rotation. (FOOD52.com)

It's easy to look to pasta as that happy weeknight cure-all: the palette on which to throw any bits and bobs, to dress with the random things hanging out in the pantry, to just top with cheese and call it dinner. But there are some classic pasta dishes — or just really delicious ones — that we love having up our sleeves: the ones that can work as well on a weeknight as for a wine-drunk dinner party. Here are the 10 pasta recipes you should turn to — and to save room for in your memory bank.

Nigel Slater's Really Good Spaghetti Bolognese by Genius Recipes



Pasta Puttanesca by Snafu06



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



Birthday Lasagna by Merrill Stubbs



Grandma DiLaura's Italian Ricotta Gnocchi by cdilaura



Spaghetti Carbonara by brette warshaw



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



Broccoli Aglio e Olio with Gremolata Breadcrumbs by healthierkitchen




Down and Dirty Pasta e Ceci by fisheri



Linguine con Vongole by TheWimpyVegetarian

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