Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese

October 04, 2017 in Category: What's New

Trader Joe’s Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese is being made exclusively for Trader Joe’s by the same supplier that makes our classic Joe’s Diner Mac & Cheese. Here, they begin with a mezzi rigatoni pasta – short, thick, ridged tubes that hold sauces with gusto. The pasta is blended with an opulent sauce made with three cheeses (Cheddar, Gouda, and Parmesan), a classic béchamel sauce, the perfect amount of butternut squash pureé, and...

Pastabilities

April 17, 2017 in Category: Wine Insider

Some people believe that anything’s pastable. You know their kind—those hard-core noodle lovers that will drink just about anything with their pasta—OJ with orecchiette… kombucha with cavatappi… root beer with rigatoni… Being lovers-of-pasta, it’s actually pretty hard for us to argue with this pastilosophy. Still, we can’t help but point out that just because something’s pastable, doesn’t mean you should be doing it. That’s why, in this latest installment of the Wine Insider, we’re presenting five wines that are exceptionally amenable to pasta. To prove each wine’s pastability, we’ve paired each one with an original pasta dish made using...