Pasta, Grains, & Beans

6 Kitchen-Tested Ingredients

Farfalle Pasta
Published: November 2003
Farfalle Pasta
Can American brands compete with pricey Italian imports?
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Dried Rice Noodles
Published: September 2012
Dried Rice Noodles
We gathered three national brands, tasting them plain and in our Thai noodle sti…
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Supermarket Cheese Ravioli
Published: January 2012
Supermarket Cheese Ravioli
Store-bought cheese ravioli offer convenience, but would any pass muster?
Whole Wheat Lasagna Noodles
Published: September 2011
Whole Wheat Lasagna Noodles
When last year’s whole wheat spaghetti tasting turned up more than one pasta tha…
Elbow Macaroni
Published: August 2008
Elbow Macaroni
One candidate nudged out the rest of the competition.
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Published: March 2012
Supermarket Potato Gnocchi
When time is short, should you reach for vacuum-packed, shelf-stable gnocchi?