From smooth, creamy pappardelle with salmon and saffron sauce to tangy tagliatelle with chicken, lemon, and basil; from hearty, comforting pancetta and mushroom carbonara to fiery penne with anchovies, olives, and chili, these pasta dishes are absolutely intoxicating. Serving up both traditional and innovative recipes, this superb and expansive collection features 365 easy to make meals, all flavorful and with dozens of tempting variations. See how to whip up your own fresh pasta and an array of basic sauces, as well as pasta-based soups, meat, fish, and vegetarian feasts. There's something wonderful to cover everyday lunches, snacks, and dinners, as well as more elaborate preparations for entertaining and special occasions.