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Pasta for Thanksgiving

Add a delicious pasta dish to your Thanksgiving menu this year. 
These pasta recipes were especially selected to showcase some of the special ingredients that we typically associate with the season of autumn.  Any one of these classic Italian pasta recipes would make a great appetizer, side dish to your turkey, or main course for your vegetarian guests.
Mushroom Ravioli with Mushroom Cream Sauce
Mushroom Ravioli
with Mushroom Cream Sauce
Mushroom Ravioli with Mushroom Cream Sauce makes a delicious appetizer course  (primi piatti) or main course.  These ravioli are a true mushroom lover's delight.  You can use simple button mushrooms or any combination of more exotic mushrooms that you prefer. 
Butternut Squash and Mascarpone Gnocchi

Butternut Squash and Mascarpone Gnocchi have a crisp golden exterior and a creamy and delicious interior of naturally sweet butternut squash and mascarpone cheese.

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Butternut Sqash Gnocchi
Pumpkin Tortelloni

In Emilia-Romagna, a pumpkin puree flavored with cheese and amaretti cookies is a common filling for

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Pasta with Mushroom Sauce

The key component of the sauce is the mushroom
broth.  The broth adds a concentrated mushroom flavor to the creamy pasta sauce.

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Butternut Squash and Mushroom Lasagna

The combination of sweet squash and earthy
mushrooms make this a great main dish to add to  your Thanksgiving menu.

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Pumpkin Fettuccine Alfredo

A rich and creamy Alfredo sauce with a subtle
flavor of pumpkin make this a delightful dish.

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Flavor of Autumn Ravioli

Choose your favorite seasonal ingredient as a filling and then add a special sauce to create your own unique ravioli.

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Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Sweet potatoes replace the white potatoes that are the traditionally used in potato gnocchi.  The addition of ricotta cheese also helps to make them light and tender.

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Roasting Chestnuts
Roasted Chestnuts
Roasting chestnuts is a wonderful holiday tradition.  Learning how to cook chestnuts
is easy if you follow a few simple tips.

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