Pasta Recipes

Pasta on Sunday is a tradition enjoyed by Italians around the world. Family and friends gather together to share their traditional or try new ones. In order to preserve this unifying and magical tradition, The Garrubbo Guide is proud to publish our weekly features Sunday Pasta® recipe. In addition to the authentic pasta recipe, we provide historical background and our accompanying wine recommendation. Buon Appetito!

Sunday Pasta Spaghettone alle Ostriche Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Spaghettone alle Ostriche (Oysters)

"Church is a place where you get to practice what it means to be human."---James Luther Adams I walked by a Unitarian church in London last week and saw that message on its front door. Given all of the world's recent turmoil,... Read More »

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Sunday Pasta®: Farfalle all’Arrabbiata (Spicy Tomato Sauce)

Floats like a butterfly, stings like a bee. I’ve been waiting to use this quote for about a year, ever since seeing the Muhammad Ali biopic, even though, as far as I know, he has absolutely no connection to either... Read More »


Sunday Pasta®: Spaghetti alle Vongole con Pesto (Clams)

Spaghetti alle Vongole e Pesto è tutto. It's everything. Apparently (according to the New York Times), the word "everything" is the new everything. It's the new catch-all for perfection. Trite, maybe, but in this case, this... Read More »

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Sunday Pasta®: Tagliatelle ai Carciofi (Artichokes)

I. Hate. These. Three. Word. Taglines. Separated. By. Periods. Examples: Discover. Interact. Optimize (For a web agency) Strong. Stable. Secure (For a bank) Tone. Burn. Sculpt. (For a fitness company) Enough.... Read More »

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Sunday Pasta®: Penne con le Fave (Fava Beans)

Absolutely Favulous! Favtastic! This is no Favrication. Everyone loved it, Favmously.  But before you commit to this springtime Favarite, a couple words of caution. First, in order to maximize pleasure, you might want to combine... Read More »

Oreecchiette con Salciccia e Piselli Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Orecchiette con Salciccia e Piselli (Sausage and Peas)

Forget about all of these merged-name celebrity couples with huge Twitter followings and no discernible skills.  Back in the day, Frank Sinatra and Ava Gardener were the real It couple. Not since Anthony and Cleopatra... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Fettuccine ai Funghi e Pomodoro Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Fettuccine ai Funghi e Pomodoro (Mushrooms)

I don't mean to get all 1984 on you, but why would you want to buy your books from Big Brother? Eerily keeping track of your every thought.  And I don't want to drone on about drones, but do you really want your books... Read More »

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Sunday Pasta®: Fettuccine alla Papalina (Prosciutto and Egg)

Legend has it that this dish was originally made in Rome for Pope Pius XII, and thus named for his little "papalina" (skullcap). Nothing against Pius, but this little papalina is for Francis. Why? Well, these days he seems to... Read More »

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Sunday Pasta®: Farfalle al Salmone (Salmon)

According to leading dermatologists (well maybe one, in New York), salmon makes your skin look younger. And according to leading neuroscientists, it makes your brain function better. And according to me, it tastes great with... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Ravioli di Caprino con Salsa di Pomodorini Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Ravioli di Caprino con Burro e Pomodorini (Goat Cheese)

There are nearly a billion goats in the world. That means three goats for every American or 3/4 of a goat for everyone in China or 15 goats for every Italian. Anyway you count it, that's a lot of goats. And a lot of goat... Read More »