This classic pasta dish uses many items that one should always have on hand: olives, capers, anchovies, and tomatoes. It’s both a family and dinner party favorite.
chopped flat-leaf Italian parsley
A delicious destination for that leftover Easter ham. Swap out carbonara’s traditional pancetta for thickly cut ham and throw in shelled fresh peas right at the end for some color and bite—and as a way to welcome spring.
You can turn anything into a hearty pasta dish with leftover meat. Roast pork shoulder, pot roast, coq au vin all work well here—it’s really just a matter of using up the protein you have on hand.