If you have salt, pepper and olive oil on hand, all you need are a few more items, and you're well on your way to 8 amazing dishes you'll be making all season long.
By Lynn Andriani
Photo: Lucy Schaeffer
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Your New Summer Pasta Standby
The best thing about this ridiculously easy pasta dish from Marden is that you can eat it straight from the stove or serve it at room temperature for barbecues or picnics. Use a mixture of red and yellow cherry tomatoes if you can find them; they look fantastic alongside torn basil leaves and small chunks of fresh mozzarella.