Pasta Salad: 50 Favorite Recipes

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Chronicle Books, 2004 - Cooking - 108 pages
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Barbara Lauterbach, author of Potato Salad and Chicken Salad, has completed her lively salad trilogy. This time around, she's thinking inside the box -- box of pasta that is. Pasta Salad offers 50 recipes for turning everyone's favorite pasta selection into salad perfection. A light and easy summer dinner or an impressive plate to pass at any gathering, pasta salad fits the bill. Tubes, twists, or bows of cool pasta, delicately dressed, embellished with crunchy snow peas or roasted asparagus, toasty nuts, juicy chicken or tender sweet lobster meat, these salads can hold their heads up in any culinary company. And with a handy visual guide to help distinguish farfalle from fusilli, tips for pairing pasta with whatever ingredients are on hand, and other salad smarts, it's goodbye deli-counter, hello Pasta Salad.

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Dedicated entirely to pasta salad's many charms, Lauterbach's appetizing cookbook gives readers a reason to start eating carbs again. Pasta salad usually brings to mind gummy macaroni and processed ... Read full review


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Barbara Lauterbach is a teacher and spokesperson for the King Arthur Flour Company. She teaches cooking classes and hosts culinary weekends at her New Hampshire home and country inn.

Reed Davis divides his time between New York and Los Angeles. His photographs have appeared in Martha Stewart Living, Food & Wine, and Country Home magazines.

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