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  • n. A thicker form of spaghetti with a hole running through it.


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Italian duminutive of buco ("hole")


  • The maccheroni at stake here were certainly the long thin tubes of hard grain pasta that today would likely be called bucatini.


  • In fact, the bucatini was a little too thick for my taste.

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  • The bucatini was a little thicker than we were expecting, but it definitely made a sturdy hollow pasta.

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  • His mother, Arlene, taught me how to cook the pasta called bucatini, and sometimes we played hearts or helped Andy’s sister with her homework.

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  • Pastitsio is similar to lasagna but made with tubular pasta such as bucatini or penne, has less tomato sauce, and includes a bechamel sauce.

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  • Add 1 pound bucatini or pici to the boiling water.

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  • For some of us, this is the language of love: bucatini.

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  • Best Use: Take a cue from Sicilian tradition and pair the fish with bucatini or spaghetti layered with sautéed fennel, onions and bread crumbs.

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  • Next, take your pick from grilled lamb sausage with tomato-olive tapenade or bucatini with chiles and pecorino romano, among other options.

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  • The thin-crust pizza is crispier than the very hip Naples-style versions elsewhere, but it's authentic to Rome; hollow bucatini all'amatriciana pasta is simply soulful.

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