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Rotini, fusilli, orecchiette…picking the right pasta shape for a recipe can be overwhelming. But you’re about to become an expert. We break down some of the most popular types, beyond classic spaghetti, and tell you how to cook with them.
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One of the most popular types of pasta, tube-shaped rigatoni (meaning “ridged” or “lined”) is extremely versatile. Whether you’re serving up a light garlic chicken rigatoni or using the noodles in a baked dish like this meaty rigatoni casserole, it’s a pasta that can get tossed into any meal.