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The Streamlined Italian Classic
Among basic yet indulgent pasta dishes, we have a soft spot for fettuccine alfredo, which is essentially mac 'n' cheese that you twirl with a fork. Recipes often have you boil the pasta in one pot and cook butter, garlic and cream in another; but this one keeps things simple. You sauté garlic in olive oil in a large pot; add chicken broth, milk, butter and the noodles; then simmer everything for 15 minutes. Stir in freshly grated Parmesan and enjoy.

Get the recipe: One-Pot Garlic Parmesan Pasta