Marcella Hazan’s Tomato Sauce Recipe—& 8 Other Favorites

French food has Julia Child and Jacques Pépin. Mexican, Rick Bayless and Diana Kennedy. Italian? Marcella Hazan, who emigrated from Italy to the United States in her early thirties, had no cooking experience when she started, and yet r…

French food has Julia Child and Jacques Pépin. Mexican, Rick Bayless and Diana Kennedy. Italian? Marcella Hazan, who emigrated from Italy to the United States in her early thirties, had no cooking experience when she started, and yet rose to become one of the foremost experts on Italian cooking. She wrote seminal cookbooks, hosted television shows, and influenced a generation of Italian chefs, such as Lidia Bastianich.

She believed that simple food is the best food, and we couldn't agree more.  The hallmark of her recipes is simplicity at its best—no need to gratuitously fuss about—and the results are sublime. Here are nine brilliant recipes that celebrate her legacy; make them, and know that each time you do, your technique will get better and your food will be utterly fabulous. Just like Marcella.

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Editor’s Picks: Specialty Pasta-Making Supplies

The best tools for making homemade pasta can be just your hands and a rolling pin, but if you want a little extra help, here’s what we recommend. Continue reading “Editor’s Picks: Specialty Pasta-Making Supplies” »

The best tools for making homemade pasta can be just your hands and a rolling pin, but if you want a little extra help, here's what we recommend.

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Editors’ Picks: Baking Pans

Get set to bake this season with our list of essential, editor-approved baking pans! These are the pans we keep at-the-ready in our kitchens, for any and all baking cravings. Continue reading “Editors’ Picks: Baking Pans” »

Get set to bake this season with our list of essential, editor-approved baking pans! These are the pans we keep at-the-ready in our kitchens, for any and all baking cravings.

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Editors’ Picks: Mixing Bowls

Every home cook needs a set of mixing bowls. Whether you’re shopping for your first set or a new set, we recommend a few different sizes and materials to cover all your baking and cooking needs. Continue reading “Editors’ Picks: Mixin…

Every home cook needs a set of mixing bowls. Whether you're shopping for your first set or a new set, we recommend a few different sizes and materials to cover all your baking and cooking needs.

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Editors’ Picks: Pizza-Making Supplies

Who needs delivery? You can make the best pizza at home with a solid recipe and the proper tools, like a pizza peel, pizza stone, and more! Here’s what we recommend. Continue reading “Editors’ Picks: Pizza-Making Supplies” »

Who needs delivery? You can make the best pizza at home with a solid recipe and the proper tools, like a pizza peel, pizza stone, and more! Here's what we recommend.

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Editors’ Picks: Pie-Making Supplies

How do you make a pie? Besides ingredients, you need a few special tools to do it right. From a rolling pin to a pie server, here are the pie-making tools we recommend having on hand. Continue reading “Editors’ Picks: Pie-Making Suppl…

How do you make a pie? Besides ingredients, you need a few special tools to do it right. From a rolling pin to a pie server, here are the pie-making tools we recommend having on hand.

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Editors’ Picks: Instant-Read Digital Thermometers

What’s the best instant-read digital thermometer? What’s a solid budget option? Here are the digital thermometers we recommend, at all price points! Continue reading “Editors’ Picks: Instant-Read Digital Thermometers” »

What's the best instant-read digital thermometer? What's a solid budget option? Here are the digital thermometers we recommend, at all price points!

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Editors’ Picks: Grilling Tools

What are the best grilling tools? Whether you’ve been grilling for years or are just starting this summer, here are grilling tools we recommend having around! Continue reading “Editors’ Picks: Grilling Tools” »

What are the best grilling tools? Whether you've been grilling for years or are just starting this summer, here are grilling tools we recommend having around!

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