1. Preparation is effortless.
2. But even fancy baking still leads to drooling.
3. Official readiness testing method: play with it.
4. Taking the time and effort to make it from scratch is nothing short of one of life's most rewarding experiences.
5. Pasta flavors available: all of them.
Egg. Spinach. Flour, spinach, and tomato. Those are just the ones here, but there are also squash, chocolate, cheese, ink, and every single flavor you can conjure pastas.
6. You can stuff them with other delicious foodstuffs.
7. Then top it with anything and — Abracadabra! — it tastes even better.
8. Also amazing: just a bowl of simple pasta.
9. It's never once been anything but photogenic.
10. It's one of the few foods that tastes as good as leftovers as it did when it was first served.
11. It always tastes like love.
12. Unlike anything else, this is a kid's universal response to a bowl of pasta at dinnertime:
13. Shapes range from the most regal...
Bow ties, night skies, and little accordion guys for fancy nights.