Don't Rinse Your Pasta
Don't rinse your pasta after cooking it. Doing this washes the starch off the surface, which is what helps the sauce cling to it.
The fridge isn't always your friend
Store basil at room temperature in a sealed plastic bag. If refrigerated, the leaves will turn black.
A classic Italian pasta dish. Feed the family with this creative tomato pasta meal, starring beef bacon strips and button mushrooms.