"This...gives me more serving ideas than I thought possible...each dish is temptingly illustrated."--Jacques Pépin. Versatile and sure to please, pasta is also one of the fastest meals to prepare. From updates of traditional Italian, Asian, and American recipes to innovative combinations, these dishes will delight and surprise. Try a quick version of that old favorite, macaroni and cheese. Or, dig into boldly flavored Baked Ziti with Pesto, piquant Curried Chicken with Apple over Vermicelli, refreshing Rotelle and Shrimp with Yogurt Dill Dressing, and a summery Spaghetti with Tomatoes, Black Olives, Garlic, and Feta Cheese. There's a handy pasta wheel for easy substitutions, ideas for customizing each recipe, indexes of seasonal and vegetarian pasta, and clever, delectable ways to use leftovers. Wine suggestions, too!Food and Wine Magazine Staff is the author of 'Pasta Quick from Scratch' with ISBN 9780916103668 and ISBN 0916103668.