Pasta, Grains, & Beans

6 Kitchen-Tested Ingredients

Farfalle Pasta
Farfalle Pasta
Can American brands compete with pricey Italian imports?
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Dried Rice Noodles
Dried Rice Noodles
We gathered three national brands, tasting them plain and in our Thai noodle stir-fry.
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Supermarket Cheese Ravioli
Supermarket Cheese Ravioli
Store-bought cheese ravioli offer convenience, but would any pass muster?
Whole Wheat Lasagna Noodles
Whole Wheat Lasagna Noodles
When last year’s whole wheat spaghetti tasting turned up more than one pasta that offered pleasantly nutty flavor and tender-firm chew, we wondered if the trend…
Elbow Macaroni
Elbow Macaroni
One candidate nudged out the rest of the competition.
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Supermarket Potato Gnocchi
When time is short, should you reach for vacuum-packed, shelf-stable gnocchi?