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    Posted on Sep 18, 2015

    25 Genius Spaghetti Recipes You Should Know

    It's noodle time.

    1. Spaghetti alla Chitarra With Classic Abruzzese Ragu

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    From rags to ragu. Get the recipe.

    2. Spaghetti Carbonara

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    Serving suggestions: straight outta the serving bowl. Get the recipe.

    3. Creamy Mushroom Pasta

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    With this pasta, you just go for it. 1 cup of cream, 1/2 stick of butter, cheese, and no regrets. Get the recipe.

    4. Lobster Diavolo

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    Yes. Yes. YES. Get the recipe.

    5. Nigel Slater's Really Good Spaghetti Bolognese

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    A recipe full of secret ingredients that's bound to impress. Get the recipe.

    6. Rhonda's Spaghetti With Fried Eggs and Pangritata for One

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    This recipe reminds us that it's always right to top a meal with a fried egg. Get the recipe.

    7. Ramp Carbonara

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    A pasta that's over-the-top in all the right ways: Meaty pancetta, creamy eggs, and delicate ramps get equal billing. Get the recipe.

    8. Edward Giobbi's Spaghetti alla Foriana

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    An all-season pasta sauce made from your pantry, spice rack, and cheese bin — in the time it takes water to boil. Get the recipe.

    9. Pasta With Broccolini Pesto and Crème Fraîche

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    Crème fraîche is always a good idea, trust us. Get the recipe.

    10. Michael Ruhlman's Pasta With Tomato Water, Basil, and Garlic

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    We suggest you commit this easy pasta to memory. Get the recipe.

    11. Pasta Cacio, Pepe, e Cavolo Nero

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    Translation: Pasta, pepper, kale. Get the recipe.

    12. Broccoli Aglio e Olio With Gremolata Breadcrumbs

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    Say yes to comfort food. Get the recipe.

    13. Cold Sauce With Spaghetti

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    Sometimes cold is better than hot. Get the recipe.

    14. Pesto Trapanese

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    This almond and tomato pasta marries nuts and veggies in the best way possible. Get the recipe.

    15. Spaghetti alla Nerano (Spaghetti With Zucchini)

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    Pasta and fried zucchini is never a bad idea. Get the recipe.

    16. Seafood Spaghetti Baked in Paper

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    Baking pasta in paper is genius. Get the recipe.

    17. Lemon Ricotta Spaghetti With Arugula

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    18. Pasta Puttanesca

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    Beauty, in spaghetti form. Get the recipe.

    19. Rao's Spaghetti and Meatballs

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    This spaghetti and meatballs recipe will make you question why you cook anything else. Get the recipe.

    20. Swiss Chard and Lemon Ricotta Pasta

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    This is an easy dinner because you probably already have the ingredients on hand. Get the recipe.

    21. Daddy's Carbonara

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    Thanks, daddy. Get the recipe.

    22. Creamy Asparagus, Lemon, and Walnut Pasta

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    Just looking at this makes us hungry for dinner. Get the recipe.

    23. Spaghetti With Fantasy Sauce

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    What's your fantasy? Ours is this pasta. Get the recipe.

    24. Spaghetti with Shrimp, Broccolini, and Basil

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    The perfect weeknight pasta. Get the recipe.

    25. Thai Curry Noodles With Shrimp

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    Where Italian food and Thai food meet and fall in love. Get the recipe.

    Mei Chin contributed to this post. For more, visit Food52.