Pasta is the perfect food. Low in calories, easy to prepare, and packed with nutrients, it is the preferred high-powered energy source for today's active and health-conscious generation. 365 Ways to Cook Pasta is a celebration of pasta's popularity and versatility—with a different dish for every day of the year.Have to please picky eaters? Pasta blends beautifully with hundreds of ingredients to tempt and delight even the most finicky palate.Watching your waistline? Choose a "Light and Easy" pasta entree.Running short on time? Turn to the "Emergency" chapter and toss together a complete, delicious meal in the time it takes to boil water.