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    21 Products For Anyone Who Loves Pasta More Than They Love People


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    1. A cookbook filled with over 300 pasta and noodle recipes for whipping up new and innovate pasta dishes almost every day of the damn year.

    Get it from Amazon for $23.98.

    2. A pasta machine to make delicious homemade pasta without having to knead, exude, or shape the noodles on your own.

    Yields about a pound of fresh pasta within approximately 15 minutes! Comes with four shaping discs for spaghetti, fettucine, penne, and lasagna, a flat scraping/cleaning tool, a flour cup, and a water cup. Plus, it comes with specially designed cleaning tools for the different discs to make cleaning easier.

    Promising review: "I have had this for some time now. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE it! Making homemade spaghetti and lasagna noodles have become a family affair. The grandkids love to help. The time it takes to make enough to feed a large family is minimal and the taste/texture is lovely." β€”Connie N.

    Get it from Amazon for $233.99 (originally $349.99).

    3. A pasta maker with a hand crank that'll allow you to whip up homemade pasta with a more authentic Italian feel (because this machine was made in Italy, how cool is that?)!

    This baby rolls and cuts pasta dough so you can make lasagna, fettuccine, and tagliolini. Includes the machine itself, a pasta cutter, a hand crank, and a clamp. Can make three pasta shapes, and is easy to attach additional (sold separately) accessories. To clean, simply wipe with a dry brush or cloth β€” NO WATER!

    Promising review: "This thing is very high-quality. Follow the instructions and it works flawlessly. No doubt it will last a lifetime or three with proper care. In our kitchen, the mounting clamp is a little awkward but that's because our counters only hang a half inch past the cabinet but that's no fault of this machine. If yours are the same, you may need to be creative. We've made tons of pasta and ravioli with this thing. We bought the cheap ravioli trays and it's easy to make a gallon bag of ravioli and freeze the extras." β€”GO CHIEFS!

    Get it from Amazon for $78.95.

    4. A snap-on strainer for a super simple method of pouring water out of the pot, so you can, you know, eat your pasta already.

    This is BPA-free, dishwasher-safe, and FDA-approved. Plus, it's top-rack dishwasher-safe!

    Promising review: "After many years of failing to drain skillets and pots by using a lid, I searched for and bought this guy. Wow! I can't believe I lived without this for so long. It's a dream to drain water from pasta, and grease from meat. No slippage, and it works great. Just need to be a little careful if you've got a lot of food in the pot/pan, as some of it can escape over the top, but the use of spoon to keep it at bay works well." β€”R. Higgins

    Get it from Amazon for $8.10.

    5. A whale strainer for even more water straining options. They both work whale, and this one is just too cute!

    As if the fact that it's a whale weren't enough reason to buy it, it's also BPA-free and dishwasher-safe.

    Promising review: "Not only is this cute, but functional! The handle is long enough for safety, and the lip fits against the pan perfectly." β€”Michelle

    Get it from Amazon for $9.45.

    6. A pasta drying rack that'll dry your pasta quickly and efficiently without taking up a lot of room on your counter!

    Promising review: "I was looking for a wooden drying rack that would be stable. Most of the ones I've found have a really small base and tend to tip over if you put too much weight on one bar. This rack fixes that problem nicely. I have yet to have any tipping problems. Since I live alone, I don't make a lot of pasta at the same time. I love the fact that I don't have to use all the rods, but can configure things as I want. It comes apart easily and can be wiped down if/when necessary. For the price, this rack is a great bargain and a great addition to my kitchen." β€”L. Kurtz

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95 (originally $24.95).

    7. A microwave pasta cooker for the nights you're craving pasta β€” aka every night β€” but time just isn't on your side to wait over a boiling pot. Pop this in the microwave, wait for the beep, dump the water, and bon appetit.

    Yields up to four servings at a time, and is top-rack dishwasher-safe.

    Promising review: "I don't want to get all gushy over a pasta maker, but man... I really love this gizmo! I try to limit my monthly food expenditures, and the Fasta Pasta helps me work in at least one inexpensive pasta meal every week, if not more. First of all, I like spaghetti, but I'm lazy and impatient and don't like things that take a long time to make, with a bunch of steps, and a big clean up afterward. The Fasta Pasta is perfect for me. I get the exact amount of correctly measured spaghetti; it's faster than boiling water in a big pot then having to watch and stir the pasta; the pasta comes out perfectly cooked every time and the cleanup is a snap. No big pot, no colander, no spaghetti fork to lift out the pasta. Just the easy-to-clean Fasta Pasta, and a pot to heat up the sauce. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!" β€”Smilin Sam

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (originally $19.99).

    8. A set of four plates to eat your pasta creations off of β€” let them transport you to a fancy, countryside restaurant in Italy where you just made your own pasta with a world-renowned chef, while sipping on the freshest wine to ever hit your palate.

    These are dishwasher-safe!

    Get them from Amazon for $32.62 (originally $40.49).

    9. A poster that'll make a welcome addition to the home of any pasta, YOU.

    Get it from VintageWallGraphics on Etsy for $7+ (available in 11 sizes).

    10. A pasta storage box for preserving the freshness of your unused pasta, because chances are you're not cooking a whole box at once. Or maybe you are?

    This is BPA-free and FDA-approved, and is microwave-, freezer-, and dishwasher-safe.

    Promising review: "Very good item. It holds a lot more pasta than I expected, and keeps the pasta fresh. The lid locks on nice and tight. This product is not cheaply made, very happy with my purchase." β€”Henry

    Get it from Amazon for $9.75.

    11. A lasagna trio pan to use when you're not sure what kind of baked pasta you're feeling on a given night, just make three, damnit!

    This can of course also be used for loaf breads, cakes, and more! This is dishwasher-safe, but it's recommended to wash by hand to extend product life.

    Promising review: "Best pan EVER! Cuts down on cooking time and it comes out perfectly. I can make regular, eggplant, and a veggie lasagna all at the same time to please my family of eight! You can mix and match and this pan cuts the cook time in half. Love it, love it, love it! And, it's dishwasher-safe." β€”Heather

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99 (originally $29.99).

    12. A pack of al dente kitchen helpers (including a spoon rest, a garlic peeler, pot clips, and bag bands) so even when you're not cooking pasta, pasta will still very much involved.

    Get them from UncommonGoods for $36.

    13. A spaghetti server for dishing out the good stuff on everyone's plates, or just yours, because like, why share your spaghetti?

    This is safe to use with non-stick cookware, is heat-resistant in temps of up to 400 degrees F, features a soft, comfy grip, and is dishwasher-safe!

    Promising review: "How much better can this spaghetti lifter be than others? Surprisingly better! The design allows it to hold many more noodles, spaghetti, or any pasta without them slipping off and falling back into the pot or bowl. It is also easy to clean because the 'tines' are not too close together. I am very happy with it." β€”MKarwan

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    14. A pasta gift basket to send the pasta-obsessed person in your life, or to just gift to yourself. Yes, it's acceptable to do that.

    Get it from Harry & David for $59.99.

    15. A tee that'll encompass your fave thing in the whole world in one sweet and simple word, the best word in the English language β€” pasta.

    Get it from Party Brew Shirts on Etsy for $19.99+ (available in six colors, and sizes S–4XL).

    16. A pasta pot with a strainer lid for of course cooking your pasta, and then having your strainer already built-in for amazing convenience.

    Features a twist and lock lid for easy straining, and has a non-stick interior for easy cleaning, plus stay-cool handles. Recommended to wash by hand!

    Promising review: "Best pot ever! I use this all the time for cooking just about anything, not just pasta. This is my second one, i loved the first one so much, i wanted another. Sometimes i need more than one boiling pot. I paid more than double at Costco for the first one." β€”shelley

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in six colors).

    17. An Italian dinner gift box to whip up the most scrumptious meal for you and your loved ones, and let the flavors transport you to the most authentic Italian home you know of.

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $80.

    18. A jar of sundried tomato pesto that'll make an awesome sauce for your next pasta dish. In fact, you may never go back to any other sauce ever again.

    Get it from Dean & DeLuca for $8.

    19. A homemade mushroom ravioli kit for making a dinner so good, you're gonna wanna order this kit over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over (I think you get it) again.

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $30.

    20. A five-pack of porcini powder and dried wild mushrooms to seriously upgrade your pasta game and give it a rich, delicious flavor.

    Get them from Food52 for $76.

    21. A sticker to buy en masse so you can put it everywhere, and give it to everyone you know. This is the most iconic and relatable moment from The Office, don't @ me.

    Get it from clairelinner RedBubble for $2.47+ (available in sizes S–L).

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