from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Pasta in ribbed, slightly curved, large-sized tubes.
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- n. a ribbed tubular form of pasta, larger than penne but with square-cut ends, often slightly curved
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- n. tubular pasta in short ribbed pieces
Jamie Oliver used cannelloni, but I had rigatoni, which is just little cannelloni pretty much.
Short cuts of pasta such as rigatoni and ziti are best paired with chunky style sauces.
Serve over short, sturdy pasta, such as rigatoni, penne, tortiglioni or cavatappi corkscrews, with freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese.
Ditto on the Krunch rigatoni, which is apparently an homage to Bar Pitti’s Pitti Pasta.
Serve over short, sturdy pasta, such as rigatoni, penne, tortiglioni or cavatappi (corkscrews), with freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese.
Short, sturdy shapes with hollows and ridges, such as rigatoni, penne and tortiglioni, work well with chunky sauces and rich cream sauces.
As we roast eggplant for ratatouille both a first for her, volunteers are dishing up her baked rigatoni as part of the center's inaugural Meatless Monday menu.
Over dinner with Ms. Elliot—rigatoni Bolognese, roast chicken or madras peanut curry—somehow the subject of Charles Grodin arose.
And while you couldn't pay me to eat a liver, I love his rigatoni with chicken livers.
Penne or rigatoni is often suggested as a substitute for the macaroni, as per Simon and Lindsey, but here, I think, it works perfectly: the pieces are small enough to not need cutting and to allow a satisfying volume in the mouth.
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